Exploring the Silk Road in Style

Marley Burns of Silk Road Adventures (silkroadadventures.com) joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal some of the company’s exciting small-group tours, like off-road motorcycling in Georgia and seeking snow leopards in Central Asia. Check out this episode!

Behind the Scenes with a AAA Inspector

AAA Inspector 63 joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal the process whereby AAA inspectors stay anonymously at hotels being considered for the prestigious AAA Five Diamond award and how they evaluate things. Learn what distinguishes a AAA Five Diamond property and just how important service is. Check out this episode!

A Conversation With Gary Arndt

Global traveler Gary Arndt of Everything-Everywhere.com joins Paul to discuss Hong Kong and the state of travel. Check out this episode!

California Wine Month Celebrates Sustainable Harvest

Nancy Light of the California Wine Institute joins Paul at Book Passage in Marin County to discuss traveling to enjoy the harvest in the state’s wine country. They also talk about the new book Wine Country Table, by Janet Fletcher. Check out this episode!

Pauline Frommer’s New York

Pauline Frommer, Editorial Director of Frommer’s Guidebooks and co-host of The Travel Show on WABC in New York, joins Paul to discuss her new book Frommer’s Easy Guide to New York City 2019. She also chats about what makes great travel guidebook writing and shares the fun she had in writing about her beloved New York. Check […]

Groundbreaking Website Tells Travel Stories in Fresh Ways

Sabine Bergmann and Sivani Babu, co-founders of Hidden Compass, join Paul and Elizabeth to reveal how they combine travel, science, and great story-telling to create a website with compelling articles and beautiful photographs. They also share their vision of how travel communication can help to build a better world. Check out this episode!

Compelling Conversations from Book Passage

Elaine Petrocelli of Book Passage, the premier bookstore in the San Francisco Bay area joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss the glory of the printed word. Artist Candace Rose Rardon joins in to reveal how visual arts can enhance written communication and how you can build your own personal brand. Check out this episode!

New Book Reveals the Interviewer’s Art

Premier interviewer Michael Shapiro joins Paul to discuss his new book, The Creative Spark, a compendium of interviews he’s done with such celebrities as David Sedaris, Francis Ford Coppola, Jane Goodall, and Smokey Robinson. Check out this episode!

Linda Watanabe McFerrin’s New Book Reveals Exciting Journeys

Linda Watanabe McFerrin is an essayist, a novelist, a poet, and a nonfiction writer. She joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss how her new anthology, Navigating the Divide, spans all those genres, taking readers on both inward and outward journeys. Check out this episode!