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Greg Geronemus Smartours

Trinidad-4When planning travel, especially international travel, it’s always best to have an idea of what the current state of international travel is around the world. Greg Geronemus from smarTours gives an update regarding travel to Cuba (which since the podcast was recorded, embargo travel restrictions have changed), Japan, Africa, and Europe, as well as deals, the strength of the U.S. dollar, and more.

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Learn To Live In The Outdoors With NOLS

bruce_palmer_cropBruce Palmer joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about outdoor survival skills and the lessons to be learned from the outdoors. National Outdoor Leadership School classes range from two weeks to a full academic year. Classes are attended by a diverse cross section of students. The minimum age is 14 and there have been students in their seventies. You do learn outdoor survival skills but the impact of the classes offer far more. Students come away with greater self-knowledge as well as an assurance that they can achieve more than they ever felt they could. And NOLS offers classes around the world. NOLS operates in some of the most incredible locations on Earth. 


Gary Arndt Checks In From NMX

Our global travel correspondent Gary Arndt of Everything-Everywhere chats with Paul and Elizabeth about his presentation at New Media Expo on how to compete with billion dollar companies on the web. They also talk about their favorite hotels and why they often don’t have 5 stars. Also Gary has a new free ebook of 100 of his best photographs

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New Media Expo Is The Absolute Best Showcase

Rick Calvert joins Elizabeth to talk about the opportunities to network and learn at New Media Expo in Las Vegas in January 6 to 8. Featuring internationally famed experts in the fields of blogging, video and podcasting it’s a weekend in January that is a must for any one interested in the future of internet communications. It’s a weekend filled with tracks for most forms of new media and talks by experts who define the very world of internet communications. Regular guest on Traveling and uber-travel blogger Gary Arndt will be speaking along with Spud Hilton who has created on online presence from his role in newspapers and travel. Check out the website for the latest lineup. Also active and retired military personnel are offerred complimentary admission.

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Driving With Your Pet Tips From The Pet Safety Lady

Christina Selter chats about traveling with your pet in a car. Keeping you pet safe takes some thought and information. Your can learn about which cars are safest for pets and what you need to know about keeping your pet safe at her fact filled web site barkbuckleup.com. Christina is the leading authority on the subject of pets and cars.

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California Fall Color

California has the longest fall color of any state in the U.S. Color begins in the High Sierra in September and in different parts of the state can be found into December. Correspondent John Poimiroo joins Paul to provide his first look at the California fall color season. He’ll be providing updates in the coming weeks. For the latest in Fall Color in California check out californiafallcolor. com.


Rick Calvert On New Media And Travel

Widely regarded as one of the leaders in new media, Rick Calvert early saw the potential of new media and blogging and co-created New Media Expo and Blog World. Now with TBEX he is showcasing the explosive growth of travel blogging. Paul and Elizabeth chat with Rick about the growth of new media and how it is revolutionizing the world of travel.

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Courtney Scott, Senior Editor At Travelocity Shares Summer Travel Tips

Travelocity‘s Courtney Scott talks about holiday travel. Summer remains the top travel season and she shares some insights about great deals. She and Paul talk about tips for traveling with pets and also children. During the busiest travel season it’s smart to research your travel on sites like Travelocity , which is an online travel agency. They also talk about the new Disney CarsLand at Disney’s California Adventure in California.

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Survival Techniques From Survival Expert Creek Stewart

Creating a bug-out bag for your home and car in case of emergency makes a lot of sense but Creek Stewart has great tips for things you should always include when you travel, things that might save your life as well as just make life more comfortable. And he has soem persuasive ideas for why it’s wise to travel with checked baggage especially when planning an active adventure trip.

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Johnny Jet On Getting The Best Hotel Deals

John E. DiScala (a.k.a. Johnny Jet) travels around 150,000 miles and visits over 20 countries each year. He and his website JohnnyJet.com have been featured over in more places than you can count. It’s has been named “one of the top best money-saving web sites for travel” by Budget Travel Magazine, while the L.A. Times calls it “one of the top 10 essential travel resources on the internet.” Here he returns to Traveling to chat with Paul and Elizabeth about the benefits of hotel loyalty programs like HiltonHonors.