Daily short travel features that air around the world on America Forces Radio and other networks.

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Jennifer Dombrowski’s Top 17 Places to Travel in 2017

Regular guest Jennifer Dombrowski visits the show to talk about her top 17 places to travel in 2017. A tradition she’s carried through the years, Dombrowski has used her travel expertise and experience to make her list. Topping the list this year, is her current hometown: Bordeaux, France. Other locations we’ve discussed on the show with Dombrowski include Morocco and the Philippines. Read the full list on her website and listen for more details in the podcast below.

 

 

 

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Gary Arndt Travels To National Parks In Nevada

Gary Arndt visits the show to share his most recent adventures in his goal to see (nearly) all the National Parks in the United States. Recently he visited Nevada to explore Great Basin National Park. Arndt shares his experiences and tips for traveling to destinations in Nevada outside of Las Vegas. He also spent time at the new Tule Springs Fossil Beds (a National Monument since 2014). Listen to the full episode below and view Arndt’s photography on his website.

 

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Learning Culinary Skills OnBoard Seven Seas Explorer

Join Paul for a cooking class at the Culinary Arts Kitchen aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Seven Seas Explorer. Paul chats with the Arts Kitchen’s Executive Chef Kathryn Kelly about the program and why guests can’t get enough of it. Chef Noelle Barille, who assists with the classes, also joins the conversation, along with Paul’s fellow pupil Jason Leppert of TravelPulse. See how fun it can be to learn to cook at sea!

 

 

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Behind The Luxury Curtain On Seven Seas Explorer With Randall Soy

Randall Soy, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing, of Regent Seven Seas Cruises joins Paul and Elizabeth aboard the line’s Seven Seas Explorer. The ship has been in service since July of 2016, and we take a look at how it’s doing. Regent Seven Seas Cruises celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and Randall talks about the line’s evolution, as well as its plans for the future, which include cruising to Cuba. “Our guests love to learn,” says Randall, discussing Regent Seven Seas’ Smithsonian program. The three also discuss cruise value – on a Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the cruise fare includes just about everything – and shore excursions that give a more in-depth experience than the norm. Find out what’s it like to cruise on the Seven Seas Explorer.

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An Insiders View Of Tenerife From A Resident

Stephanie Wear talks with Paul about the unique reasons to visit Tenerife and the Canary Islands. World Heritage sites, great resorts and even a super volcano to explore, Tenerife is a hit with Europeans and is beginning to attract more visitors from around the world.

 

 

 

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Insiders And Experts Talk About The Real Need For Travel And Medical Insurance

Beth Godlin, Aon Affinity Travel Practice president joins Paul at Phocuswright 2016 in Los Angeles to discuss travel safety and also the need for travel insurance. She speaks of changes in travel as well as the emerging demand for travel experiences. They talk about the sharing economy as well. Talking with Beth provides an insight into the developing world of travel from a global perspective. She also provides an expert assesment of the need for different types of travel and medical insurance. Elizabeth joins Paul to discuss the nuts and bolts of travel insurance.

 

 

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Janice Wald Henderson Talks About Food And Cabo San Lucas

Correspondent Janice Wald Henderson joins Paul to talk about a food festival in a fabulous hotel in Baja California’s Cabo San Lucas. She talks about the amazing modern cooking that can be found in Mexico and the service and talent found in the hotels. And yes there is relaxation aplenty.

 

 

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The Best Of Scotland From A True Scots

Jeremy Hawkins with Connoisseurs Scotland talks with Paul and Elizabeth about not only the best places to stay in Scotland but areas of the countryside where there is a luxury hotel and miles of near wilderness. He even shares the remarkable fact that one hotel has a program of providing super sports cars like Ferraris to guests. Of course we do talk about golf but all agree that some of the best food in Europe can be found in Scotland. 

 

 

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Book Passage Offers Great Gifts For The Holidays And Beyond

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Elaine Petrocelli, founder of Book Passage, a world-class bookstore in Corte Madera and San Francisco, California, chats with Paul about books that make great gifts for the traveler on your list, before or after the holidays. Book Passage celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Elaine also reveals the year-round learning opportunities the bookstore offers, including author talks and signings, seminars, and workshops, such as the annual Travel Writers and Photographers Workshop each August, led by award-winning writer/editor Don George. Learn from Don and other luminaries of the travel literary spectrum such as authors Tim Cahill and Jeff Greenwald, and photographer Robert Holmes. Learn how to reveal your inner author or publisher.

 

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Margie Goldsmith Bikes The Sierra Nevada And Yosemite

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Correspondent Margie Goldsmith talks with Paul about a recent trip on a BMW motorcycle from San Francisco to Yosemite and through the California Gold Country and the Sierra Nevada. She discusses some hair raising adventures on the back of her husband’s bike on some backroads. It’s an adventure combining thrills and even some luxury. But mostly it’s about incredible scenery.