Entries by Paul

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London And San Diego On British Airways

Veteran broadcast journalist John Clayton joins Paul to talk about a recent trip to London to preview Olympic Games sites. They chat about Olympic venues and the fact that many are welcoming visitors even now. Since this is Traveling, the talk touches on food and the best smoked salmon ever. And John tells what it […]

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Physicist Streamlines Airline Boarding Process

Frustrated with how long it takes to board a plane, and how frustrating it is to stow carry ons before taking a seat, Dr. Jason Steffen, a physicist at Fermilab, used computer modeling to device a better, faster, more streamlined method … the question is, will airlines adopt his revolutionary boarding procedure?

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Sailing Through History On San Francisco Bay

Tom Escher runs San Francisco’s famous Red and White Fleet of boats doing Bay cruises. He talks with Paul about new cruises and what makes the Bay cruise such a special attraction for visitors. Tom’s family founded the company back in the late 1800’s when you could still see remnants of the gold rush boats […]

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Retrace Byrd’s Flight To The North Pole

Max Johnson tells Paul about an expedition trip in 2012 recreating the flight of Admiral Byrd to the North Pole. It requires two planes (one carries fuel and supplies) and serious planning. Johnson’s Great Canadian Travel Company specializes in tours north of the Arctic Circle although he can and does take people anywhere in the […]

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The Ultimate Journey In The Footsteps of Alexander

When you find your self consulting on a Michael Wood documentary because you are an authority on and have traveled in the footsteps of Alexander The Great, the next step is to take others on the same journey. Today Peter Sommer of Peter Sommer Travels takes small groups not only in the footsteps of Alexander […]