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Boingo Wifi Travel Tip

boingo logoWe introduce a new contributor Christian Gunning a senior executive at Boingo, the great wifi service for travelers around the world. Christian will provide regular reports on new developments in wifi as well as tips for travelers about using wifi while traveling. Christian chats with Paul and Elizabeth about a new Boingo service which provides a secure VPN with just the click of a mouse. This is a huge development for wifi security for travelers who may not have their own VPN. Paul and Elizabeth also report on traveling during the holiday season. Tips and tricks for helping to cope with crowds, flying and travel in general whatever the holiday.

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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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Red Oxx Is Growing

We have said it for years. Red Oxx luggage and bags are simply the the best available. Guaranteed for life. Built to last forever. Ultimately practical this is the luggage for anyone who spends time on the road for whatever reason. Paul and Elizabeth chat with the creator, Jim Markel who talks about why Red Oxx has earned it’s reputation and how that has translated into a thriving company that recently expanded it’s headquarters in Billings, Montana where nearly everything is made. We have two Air Boss bags and wouldn’t leave home without them. And you’re right they don’t have wheels which allows us to stow them easily in bins where wheels don’t always fit and move rapidly through buildings and terminals with stairs and no elevators.

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Who Doesn’t Like Stories Of The Old West And Outlaws

A new anthology of short stories from LaFonterra Publishing makes for great reading especially on trips. Mike Harris, the publisher and frequent guests tells how the book came about and some of the stories of the old West. Check out Old West New West for other books and information on Western attractions and lore.

 

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Boingo Launches New Services

Boingo’s Christian Gunning joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about a new service which will provide VPN security through Boingo when using public wifi hotspots. Boingo continues to add wifi hotspots in more and more airports and other locations around the world.

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Add-on Lenses for Your Smartphone

If you’re like most people, you’ve practically replaced your digital camera with your phone, even while you’re on vacations.  So, Tech Lord James DeRuvo joins us to talk about lens accessories for your smartphone!.

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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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Doug Lansky’s New Book Talks About Crap Souvenirs

Doug Lansky, who last joined us to talk about Signspotting, his art collection of  signs from around the world. Now he has come up with a book that promises to be a real hit Crap Souvenirs. He chats with us about how his book came about and we all share stories of likely candidates for volumn two of what should be a series.