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Places – Shane Dallas Talks Luxury Stays in the Castles of Ireland

Shane Dallas joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about something many don’t think of when discussing Ireland … having a luxury vacation in one of its historic castles.   [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6000914/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 SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Insight: Roger Dow Talks Travel Industry Jobs

Wanna make a living in travel? Roger Dow, president and CEO of US Travel Association joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss the latest data on travel jobs. Turns out that travel is a huge economic engine driving not on the economy but jobs and job creation in the U.S. [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5985004/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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Cory Lee: The World In A Wheelchair

Lowell Thomas award winner Cory Lee has seen and experienced more of the world from his wheelchair than most travelers will ever accomplish. He joins Paul and Elizabeth to share experiences and give some tips that are sure to inspire and encourage anyone who is physically challenged.  [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5984290/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 SaveSave

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Holland America Line’s Executive Chef Rudi Sudaimin Talks Food

Award winning Holland America Line executive chef Rudi Sudaimin joins us to talk about the great food you get when going on a Holland America cruise.    [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5984230/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 SaveSave SaveSave

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April Orcutt, Eight Feet Above the Sea

2016 TravMedia Travel Journalist of the Year April Orcutt is also a travel reporter for the LA Times. She joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about her recent trip to the Maldives Islands, and why it’s called the Carribbean of South West Asia.   [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5969446/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 SaveSave SaveSave

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Morphing Holidays at Disney’s California Adventure

Dave Caranci, Manager of Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering, joins Paul to talk about the role of Imagineers in creating Halloween in CarsLand at Disney’s California Adventure and how that holiday morphs into Christmas. Paul and Elizabeth chat about holiday travel.   [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5953223/height/0/width/0/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”” width=”” placement=”bottom” theme=””] SaveSaveSaveSave SaveSave

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Hotels — Allison Inn and Spa, Managing Director, Pierre Zriek

Pierre Zreik is the Managing Director of one of the best luxury resorts in Oregon’s wine country,  The Allison Inn and Spa. He talks with Paul about what really makes a great hotel and it isn’t price.  SaveSave[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5941566/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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Mark Jaronski of Select Registry Talks Luxury And Great Inns

Mark Jaronski, new CEO of Select Registry, joins us to talk about their remarkable portfolio of small inns and B&Bs and what makes a great inn. We also learn that while a great in depends on who the innkeepers are, price may also reflect some indication of its quality.    [podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5941519/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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Tom Savio: Under the Circus Big Top

Tom Savio knows more about trains than anyone else we know, but he’s also a huge fan of the circus. Tom reveals his lifelong love of the Circus and his visit to the last great bigtop. Tom and Paul also also discuss how they survived the 70s and the Summer of Love.[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5933604/height/0/width/0/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”” width=”” […]

SATW: 60 Second Travel Writer #15 – Cliches

Avoid clichés like the plague. Here’s a 60-Second Travel Writer Tip from LA Times Travel Editor Catharine Hamm: Cliches are easy to latch onto because they grow from kernels of truth but become so shopworn that they lose their punch. Worse, they can weigh down your otherwise crisp prose. They also can date you. The […]