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Places — Gary Arndt Talks About Travel Bargains In Montenegro

Gary Arndt talks with Paul about his recent travels, which have taken him to Canada (where he didn’t see the northern lights) and Montenegro. While in Montenegro, Gary found a country whose spectacular scenery and low prices make it a star destination. His tip is to fly into the airport near Dubrovnik and drive up the […]


People — Gary Arndt Talks Lists For Travel Both Good And Bad

Every year, travel fans come up lists on the best places to travel. Gary Arndt agrees with Paul that there is a lot of room for improvement, and gives us the inside scoop on why they are really marketing vehicles. Check out everything-everywhere for more.       SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave


Places — Max Hartshorne of GoNomad Returns From The Algarve

Max Hartshorne returns and talks with Paul to discuss his recent trip with GoNomad to Portugal’s Algarve. He found great bargains, a relaxed atmosphere and some food to fall in love with … including the glories of grilled sardines along the Mediterranean.  You can also read more of Max’s adventure here.         SaveSave SaveSave

News — Skift’s Megatrends Defining Travel In 2018

Skift’s News Editor, Hannah Sampson, joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss Skift’s new report on Megatrends Defining Travel in 2018. In a few short years Skift has become one of the most authoritative voices charting travel technology trends and news. Learn what trends Skift researchers have identified for the coming year and how these trends […]


News — Passports And A New Travel Advisory System

The U.S. State Department has simplified the way it communicates travel safety and security information. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services Brenda Sprague joins Paul and Elizabeth at the New York Times Travel Show to discuss the new travel advisory system,why you should always renew your passports early and the myriad resources available. SaveSave

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News — Sonoma County Welcomes Visitors After Fires

Correspondent John Poimiroo joins Paul to talk about the recovery of Santa Rosa and Sonoma County after last year’s devastating fires. John reports that most wineries and attractions were unaffected by the fire with farm trails and great wine enriching any Sonoma County visit. Revealing the fascinating story of the Flamingo Hotel, a mid-century modern icon […]

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People — Tor Hagen Talks Luxury Cruising on Viking

Torstein Hagen is Chairman of Viking Cruises, which includes river and ocean cruise lines. Viking was established in 1997 with the purchase of four ships in Russia. In 2000, the company purchased Europe’s KD River Cruises in order to grow its fleet, to leverage 40 years of river cruising experience and to acquire rights to […]


Cruising — Exceptional World Cuisine On Viking Ocean Ships

Anthony Mauboussin is the Director of Culinary Development for Viking Cruises. Paul and Elizabeth chatted with him aboard the newest ship of the line, the Viking Sun, when it called in Los Angeles on its world cruise. Topics include the culinary opportunities cruising the world affords, finding  unique local specialties and providing interesting menus for Viking […]


People — Janice Wald Henderson Explores Antartica

Janice Wald Henderson heads for Antarctica on the new Silversea expedition ship. She chats with Paul about the trends in luxury expedition travel and also the challenges of voyaging to distant destinations. SaveSave

People — Janice Wald Henderson Finds Slow Food In Italy Worth The Trip

Janice Wald Henderson returns to share with Paul and Elizabeth her thoughts about the delights of Italian food and how to scope out the best places in Italy to enjoy it. You’ll also learn how slow cooking of classic Italian dishes can make for an evening to remember.