Places — Gary Arndt Travels to the Canadian Yukon For The Northern Lights

Gary Arndt flies with Air North on their inaugural flight to the Canadian Yukon. While there, he visited Whitehorse to see the Northern Lights from the air. Was it great? Gary joins Paul with the whole story. Gary and Paul also discuss techniques for keeping gear warm and functional in the extreme cold of the Great […]

Books — MIchael Milne on Classic Car Museums

Michael Milne joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about his latest book Roadster Guide to America’s Classic Car Museums. They talk about great car museums and collections around the United States and Michael even talks bout where you can see the earliest example of a Jeep in existence. Paul and Elizabeth also chat with Dale Snow about […]

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People — Janice Waugh Talks Single Travel Trends

Single Travel can be fun, rewarding, and exciting, but the travel industry continues to treat those who go solo as second-class citizens. Cruise lines and tour operators routinely charge single travelers up to twice as much as they charge people sharing a room.   But hope is on the horizon as travel companies are increasingly […]

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People — Steven Miller and Disney Products Make Perfect Gifts

From princess outfits to the icon mouse ears we collected as kids, there is something magical about the products that Disney produces. We talk with Disney Consumer Products Communications Manager Steven Miller, who covers the latest and greatest merchandise products from Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line. Steven’s Disney career began in summer 1997 […]

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People – Orlando Ashford Keynotes SATW Portland 2017

Orlando Ashford, President of the Holland America Line, was the keynote speaker at this year’s National Conference for the Society of American Travel Writers. He speaks of the transformative power of travel to open minds, build connections, and be inspired by our shared humanity.   [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6019458/height/0/width/0/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”” width=”” placement=”bottom” theme=””] SaveSave

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Autos – Jeff Bracken and the LA Auto Show

Jeff Bracken, Group Vice President and General Manager of Lexus joins Paul and Elizabeth at AutoMobility, the Los Angeles Auto Show. Jeff reveals the secret behind the morpho butterfly’s brilliant blue wings, which Lexus engineers have captured on one of their top-of-the-line sports cars. How did Lexus do it? We’ll find out. Plus, Jeff also […]

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Film – Naples 44 Brings Norman Lewis’ Classic Book To Life

The late Norman Lewis is widely regarded as one of the great travel writers and his book Naples ’44: A World War II Diary of Occupied Italy, one of the great works of travel writing. Naples 44 is now a film, and Director Francesco Patierno joins Paul and Elizabeth along with producers Francesca Barra and […]

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Gardens — Portland Japanese Garden

Lisa Christy with the Portland Japanese Garden shares garden lore with Paul and Elizabeth in the new library and visitor center at the garden. Widely considered one of the finest Japanese gardens in the United States it’s creation was the result of Portland community action years ago.     [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6000964/height/0/width/0/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”” width=”” placement=”bottom” theme=””]

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Places – Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden Ranks Among The Best

Paul joins Scott Steele and tours the Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland, Oregon. The garden was created in a downtown city block by craftsmen both from the local area and China. Today it’s recognized as one of the best outside China.  [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6001104/height/0/width/0/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”” width=”” placement=”bottom” theme=””] SaveSave

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Places — Jennifer Dombrowski Journeys Into A Volcano In Iceland

Jennifer Dombrowski reports on her 6th visit to Iceland, a land she is admittedly fascinated with. She joins Paul and Elizabeth from her home in Bordeaux, France to share some of the insights she got from this trip which included a visit deep inside a volcano.      [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6001059/height/0/width/0/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”” width=”” placement=”bottom” theme=””] SaveSave