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Marybeth Bond Says Calgary Stampede Is A World Class Event

Marybeth Bond and friends.

The Gutsy Traveler, Marybeth Bond, returns from the 2018 Calgary Stampede and chats with Paul about the reasons Canada throws a great party. It’s not just about the West and cowboys but about the First Nations people and the contributions all have made to the western culture in Alberta

 

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Places — Gary Arndt Talks About Travel Bargains In Montenegro

Gary Arndt talks with Paul about his recent travels, which have taken him to Canada (where he didn’t see the northern lights) and Montenegro.

While in Montenegro, Gary found a country whose spectacular scenery and low prices make it a star destination. His tip is to fly into the airport near Dubrovnik and drive up the coast to Kotor. Gary also shares with Paul that he is doing a guide on starting a travel blog and as one of true experts on travel blogging we heartily recommend it to anyone interested in getting started. 

 

 

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Places — Gary Arndt Travels to the Canadian Yukon For The Northern Lights

Gary Arndt flies with Air North on their inaugural flight to the Canadian Yukon. While there, he visited Whitehorse to see the Northern Lights from the air. Was it great? Gary joins Paul with the whole story.

Gary and Paul also discuss techniques for keeping gear warm and functional in the extreme cold of the Great White North.

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Max Hartshorne Of GoNomad Reveals The Joys of Canada’s Gaspe

Max Hartshorne joins Paul to talk about the joys of travel to Canada’s Gaspe Peninsula, which is about as far east as you can go and still be on the mainland. The Gaspe combines French and English culture, great food, and enough scenery for a year of travel. Read all about Max’s journey here.

 

 

 

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Margie Goldsmith Makes An Ugly Stick In Newfoundland

Margie Goldsmith travels the world as a correspondent with Traveling and when she manages to find good wifi we talk on Skype. Besides finding time to make an ugly stick or perhaps play the harmonica in Africa she really does travel the world whether on the back of a BMW GS 1200 or finding her way along a jungle path. In this episode she talks about hiking in Gros Morne National Park in Canada and visiting Newfoundland in the Canadian Maritime provinces.

As a Lowell Thomas Travel Award receipient, Margie has been to 134 countries and written about them for: Travel + Leisure, Robb Report, National Geographic Traveler, Islands, Coastal Living, Virtuoso Life, Business Jet Traveler, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Affluent Traveler, O the Oprah Magazine, American Way, Hemispheres,  Private Clubs, etc.

Jennifer has also managed to win a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Gold, ASJA Gold Award, four Folio Awards and 66 other writing awards. Fellow Resident, the Explorer’s Club, Travelers’ Century.

 

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Gary Arndt Visits Sable Island Canada A Jewel of Parks Canada

Sable Island National Park Reserve is a windswept sliver of land off Nova Scotia’s coast, where horses and seals have called it home since the late 1800s.

Everything-everywhere’s Gary Arndt, Traveling’s global travel correspondent joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal his sojourn in this little-visited place. As 3x Travel Photographer of the year, Gary shares photography tips, explaining that what great photographers of yesterday used to do in darkrooms, and how photographers can apply those workflows today in the digital realm.

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Crai Bower Talks Whistler In the Summer

Crai Bower: With his new Instagram feed CanadaFiles celebrating all places north of the border, award winning traveler writer, photographer and broadcaster Crai S Bower joins Paul to talk about what’s going on in the skiing enclave of Whistler, Ontario Canada and why it’s actually a more popular destination in the summer than it is in the winter.

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Top Canadian Chefs Talk Food

What’s the food scene like in the Great White North? Eric Pateman of Edible Canada, and Wayne Morris, executive chef of Boralia, join Paul and Elizabeth to talk about the latest food trends in Canada, including combining dishes from various culinary regions in the same meal.

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Gary Arndt Hangs With Polar Bears In Canada

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Global Travel Correspondent Gary Arndt has just returned from one of the most remote national parks in Canada. He spent days in a tundra buggy hotel watching polar bears in their natural environment, while they wait for the Arctic ice sheet to reform so that they can return to hunting seals. 

 

 

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Crai Bower Relishes Wintersports In Quebec.

IMG_8815Crai Bower plummeting downhill on his mountain bike at the Quebec Winter Carnival is strangely quiet about the consequences of his adventure. One thing is sure; he didn’t take this photo. He shares with Paul the thrill of winter sports and the adventure he found while attending Winter Carnival in Quebec. For more on Quebec City.