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Virtual Wine Tasting in Bordeaux

Headquartered in Bordeaux, France, LuxeAdventureTraveler‘s Jennifer Dombrowski joins Paul and Elizabeth to announce the launch of her Virtual Wine Tastings and visits to some of the great vineyards and chateaus in the neighborhood. Wherever you are in the world, log in for a taste of Bordeaux.


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Armchair Travel in the Time of Coronavirus – TV Shows to Watch

TheTravelCamel‘s Shane Dallas joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss traveling virtually through great TV shows. From documentaries like David Attenborough’s Blue Planet to mystery series like Midsomer Murders, TV shows can transport us to different destinations until we can visit again in person.


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Lesser-Known Travel Destinations That Rock

Everything-Everywhere‘s Gary Arndt joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal some lesser-known destinations around the world that are fabulous to visit, but typically have fewer crowds than iconic cities like Paris, London, or Rome. When travel picks up again, many people will head to popular places; instead, discover the riches that lie in these less-visited cities, towns, and parks.


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Swim in the Rhine at Basel, Switzerland

Go swimming in the Rhine River? Yes, you can – in Basel, Switzerland, says David Latt, when he joins Paul and Elizabeth for this freewheeling chat about one of Europe’s most delightful cities. Learn about Basel’s art, food, and culture and find out what a Wickelfisch is.


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Getting Home in the Age of Coronavirus

LuxeAdventurerTraveler‘s Jennifer Dombrowski joins Paul and Elizabeth and reveals the odyssey she and her husband, Tim, took getting home to Bordeaux, France, from Martinique after the coronavirus appeared. Also, learn about the steps France is taking to control the virus and what everyday life is like there now.


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5 60-Second Audio Snapshots of a Cruise on Portugal’s Douro River

Paul and Elizabeth bring you highlights of a one-week cruise on Portugal’s Douro River aboard the Scenic Azure.


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Secret Lives of Sharks, Sea Otters and Penquins

Ever want to know what happens in an aquarium when it closes? Jerry Schubel of the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California, joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal the  Aquarium Online Academy  , where lectures, games, and puzzles entertain and educate marine environment lovers of all ages. Live webcams give everyone rare views of the lives of marine creatures in real time.


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Travel in Place Through Libraries

Every Library’s John Chrastka joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss the resources available, often for free, from your local library, virtually. At libraries2020, you can visit libraries throughout the country from your living room and learn a new skill, brush up your foreign language, and find new places to travel. If you want accurate information, ask a librarian!


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