Wherever you travel, whatever you travel in we talk about it on Traveling. From Luxury yacht charters to private jets, from economy seats on a 787 to first class chances are you’ll hear about the best ways to get more for your money from our expert interviews.

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Lufthansa Working To Take 5 Star Service Throughout Fleet And Routes

Nils HauptLufthansa’s Nils Haupt joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss airline service, planes and how Lufthansa is working to make everything they do a truly five star experience. Long known for the best and industry leading service in First Class, the airline wants to be known for that level of service throughout the fleet. Lufthansa, is the flag carrier of Germany and also the largest airline in Europe, both in terms of overall passengers carried and fleet size when combined with its subsidiaries. It continues to be a leader in creating innovative solutions to airline operations.

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Hawaiian Airlines Still Serves Food To Passengers And Brings Aloha To All They Do

Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian AirlinesMark Dunkerley, CEO of Hawaiian Airlines joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about the continued success of the airline and how it has managed to maintain the service standards that set it apart from competitors. Just imagine feeling like you have arrived in Hawaii as soon as you board the aircraft. Oh and they still serve food on every flight to everyone onboard.

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Anne Banas And Smarter Travel Hit The Highways Of America

2013 Anne Banas headshot - blue ORIGINAL backblur (3)Anne Banas joins  Paul and Elizabeth to talk about recent columns at Smarter TravelIn this edition she hits the road for summer road trips. Great stories and great trips.

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Gary Arndt Visits Calgary And The Stampede On His Great Canadian Road Trip

Gary Arndt HeadshotGary Arndt stops in Calgary, Alberta about a third of the way through his great summer driving trip. The next stop on his journey is to head north to Edmonton and then into the far north and some of the great Parks Canada wilderness parks.

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Leslie Yap Talks Road Trips From The Pages Of Westways

0614_WLA_CoverThe latest edition of Westways, the magazine of the Automobile Club of Southern California reaches millions of readers with each issue. The current one is packed with information on great road trips both here in the U.S. and abroad. Topics include driving in Cambodia and Highway 50 in Nevada. Leslie Yap, editor-in chief , joins Paul and Elizabeth to chat about great family vacations, road trip memories and why driving trips are so popular.

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Gary Arndt Finishes His Voyage Up The West Coast of The African Continent

200x200headshotGary Arndt checks in from Morocco after completing his month long odyssey from Cape Town up the West Coast of Africa on G Adventures expedition ship. It a story filled with deep insights about modern Africa and the misconceptions that many in the west carry about the continent.

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Anne Banas Talks About Dining In Copenhagen

2013-Anne-BanasAnne, who is executive editor of Smarter Travel and a regular correspondent for Traveling, talks with Paul about her recent whirlwind trip to Copenhagen and the surprising culinary scene in the city. They also talk about openfaced sandwiches and frying fish. And of course Anne is heading to Vienna so we talk briefly about the cafe scene in that city and how Europeans take advantage of cafes as places to socialize.

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Gary Arndt On A Really Remote Destination, St. Helena Island

EasterIsland Gary ArndtSenior Global Correspondent, Gary Arndt joins Paul and Elizabeth from Cape Town, South Africa where he has landed after an amazing journey to St. Helena the island where Napoleon was exiled and died.  It’s only reachable by mail boat from Cape Town but Gary reports that an airport is on the horizon in a few years. A fascinating glimpse into a place few have visited. For more on Gary’s travels check out Everything-Everywhere.

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Uncommon Journeys Is What Rail Trips Should Be

Uncommon Kyte 001Christopher A. Kyte, chairman of Uncommon Journeys talks with Paul aboard a restored Pullman dome/dining car. Great food, impeccable service and historic cars make a rail journey that provides a glimpse into what rail travel should be at it’s best. This trip to Portland provided a glimpse into just what can be done with rail travel. Not only luxurious but totally enjoyable. The dome car provides a view of the passing scene that simply can’t be duplicated in any other form of travel. This best describes what the company can offer and is from the website. “Uncommon Journeys was founded in 1990 and specializes in unique programs featuring both train & ocean liner travel. The company is considered one of the leaders in the rail/cruise niche, enjoying a nationwide reputation for programs that are both innovative and of superb value. Uncommon Journeys is best known for operating three well-known private luxury rail carriages throughout the United States, the Houston, Los Angeles, and City of Angels. These cars are regarded as among the finest in North America and offer a level of service, dining, and decor rarely matched. In fact, a recent magazine article described the dining aboard ‘Houston’ as ‘The Best Food On Rails In North America’.”


Anne Banas Talks Travel To Paris and Apartment Rentals

Anne Banas HeadshotAnne Banas, executive editor of Smarter Travel, and regular correspondent here on Traveling chats with Paul and Elizabeth about apartment rentals in Paris and of course food, chocolate and pastries. She also discusses travel advice on Smarter Travel. Some current articles on the web include Things Never to do in a Hotel Room, Ways to de-junk your suitcase and a guide to Europe’s most affordable cities.