Crystal Cruises Brings Ocean-Going Luxury to Europe’s Rivers

Paul and Elizabeth chat about the evolution of Crystal Cruises from the ground-breaking Crystal Harmony to the line’s newest river ship, Crystal Debussy. They reveal how Crystal delivers the true luxury and personal service that others only aspire to. Check out this episode!

Crystal’s Walter Littlejohn Explains Luxury On A River Cruise

Paul chats with Crystal Cruises Vice President and Managing Director Walter Littlejohn about what luxury means to the traveler today. They discuss why Crystal remains the leader in all-inclusive river cruising and how having fewer passengers allows for more personal attention.  Check out this episode!

Onboard Crystal Bach With CEO Tom Wolber

Crystal Cruises riverboat the Crystal Bach sets new standards for luxury all-inclusive cruising in Europe. Paul chats with Tom Wolber about luxury and how an all-inclusive cruise can create the perfect vacation.  Check out this episode!

Avoid Being An Ugly Tourist When Dining In France

Jennifer Dombrowski joins Paul and Elizabeth from her base in Bordeaux, France to discuss the ins and outs of dining in France. Why waiters only come when called and why you absolutely must have a reservation.  Check out this episode!

Shane Dallas Talks With Paul And Elizabeth About The Weather

Shane Dallas chats with Paul and Elizabeth about the weather. Not just any weather but monsoons and typhoons and forty below cold. They share their experience in how to cope wherever you are. Check out this episode!

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Douglas Ward talks River Cruising

Douglas Ward, the world’s leading expert on cruising and the author of the latest edition the Berlitz: Guide to River Cruising in Europe joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about the positives of a river cruise vacation. The discuss why its so popular and which lines appeal to different markets and why. Find out which line […]


Marybeth Bond Says Calgary Stampede Is A World Class Event

The Gutsy Traveler, Marybeth Bond, returns from the 2018 Calgary Stampede and chats with Paul about the reasons Canada throws a great party. It’s not just about the West and cowboys but about the First Nations people and the contributions all have made to the western culture in Alberta.   

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Nancy Friedman: Get Great Service While Traveling

Nancy Friedman joins Paul to talk about decades of travel experience and the fundamentals that anyone can use to get great service while traveling. Nancy is a recognized expert on customer service and she shares with Paul her insights and tips to make travel as smooth as possible. They even talk about getting good service […]

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Marybeth Bond Walks The South Of France

Marybeth Bond, aka The Gutsy Traveler, chats with Paul about an English company that organizes walking tours for individuals and small groups. She walked with them on a tour of small towns in the South of France, and staying in small inn each night. She discovered a culture and space of life that could only […]