Entries by Paul

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Otahuna Lodge in New Zealand

Americans Hall Cannon and Miles Refo have restored Otahuna Lodge to its previous splendor. Originally built in 1895 the property holds a Category 1 Listing from New Zealand’s National Historic Places Trust and is acclaimed as the best example of Queen Anne architecture in Australasia. Built on 30 acres of ground the lodge maintains a […]

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Make A Difference On Your Next Vacation

For many a vacation means making a difference. Thomas Pastorius, Jr., Vice President of Projects Abroad chats with Paul about a company that creates opportunities for people from all walks of life to participate in projects helping people and the planet around the world. Whether they’re observing rare bird species in The Galapagos Islands, educating […]

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Below The House Of The Sun On Maui

Maui has to be one of the most varied of all the Hawaiian Islands. For some visitors there is the excitement and shops of Lahaina but for us Wailea Resort remains a special place. On the massive slopes of Haleakala, the house of the sun in Hawaiian mythology, it was the first place we visited […]

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Lobster, Scenery And Solitude It Must Be PEI

Prince Edward Island in the Canadian Maritimes is a place of exquisite beauty, affordable lodging and great food. As correspondent Crai Bower tells us it also is one of those destinations you want to return to time and again. Oh yes, did we mention the oysters?

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Travel Insurance And Hurricane Irene

In this interview Paul chats with Carol Mueller, of Travel Guard, travel insurance, about the benefits of travel insurance in an uncertain world. We at Traveling have had an annual business travel policies with Travel Guard for some time and while we have never had to use them it protects us from delays caused by […]

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Lausanne And Montreux On Lake Geneva

Paul chats with Francois Michel, Director of the Tourism office of Canton de Vaud. Palm trees are part of the micro-climate around Lake Geneva in this part of Switzerland and the miles of stone walls and vineyards are a World Heritage site. There is the world-famous Montreux Jazz Festival which attracts thousands of music lovers […]

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Believe It Or Not This Is The Real Deal

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not has a fascinating history. There really was a Ripley. Edward Meyer maintains the tradition as he chats with Paul and Elizabeth about just what the real scoop behind one of the most fascinating collections anywhere. Everything it turns out, no matter how unusual, is real. Edward vouches for the authenticity […]