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Douglas Ward talks River Cruising

Douglas Ward, the world’s leading expert on cruising and the author of the latest edition the Berlitz: Guide to River Cruising in Europe joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about the positives of a river cruise vacation. The discuss why its so popular and which lines appeal to different markets and why. Find out which line served Paul the finest food he has ever had afloat.

 

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Marybeth Bond Walks The South Of France

Marybeth Bond, aka The Gutsy Traveler, chats with Paul about an English company that organizes walking tours for individuals and small groups. She walked with them on a tour of small towns in the South of France, and staying in small inn each night. She discovered a culture and space of life that could only have been found by walking the countryside.

 

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Steve Perillo Carries On The Family Tradition Touring Italy

Paul and Elizabeth chat with Steve Perillo, CEO of Perillo Tours, both a pioneer and a leader in escorted tours to Italy. Steve represents the third generation of the family business. And he shares how his family worked to make Italy a popular destination for American tourists after WW II. Today they are leaders in touring Italy.

 

 

 

 

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Places — Shane Dallas Talks About The Czech Republic, Ostrava and TBEX

Shane Dallas joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss the real attractions of the Czech Republic. They also talk about TBEX, and how the international conference has grown to reflect today’s changing digital media landscape. 

 

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People — Max Hartshorne Visits Scenic Austria Without Crowds

Max Hartshorne, Editor of GoNomad, talks with Paul about a recent trip to Vorarlberg, Austria. You can read about Max’s adventure here. It’s an area that meets every expectation about what Austria should be. 

Image Credit – Max Hartshorne

 

 

 

 

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People — Marybeth Bond Finds Walking In France A Way To Meet Great People

Marybeth Bond joins Paul to talk about the joys of walking and hiking through the South of FranceOn Foot Holidays  an English walking company, offers 30+ self-guided walking tours in Italy, Spain, France, Greece, Portugal, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, England, Turkey, Bulgaria, Czech R, Austria.

The walking tour may be done with a guide or customized just for you and friends.  The hikes are graded for difficulty and there are often shortening options. You will only carry your lunches, while your luggage was transferred to the next night’s accommodation.  A map with route instructions, all hotel reservations, breakfasts, most dinners and lunches were provided by On Foot Holidays.

 

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Greg Geronemus Talks About Getting The Best Deal On Your Next Tour

Greg Geronemus co-founder of Smartours  joins Paul to discuss travel costs and how to control them. Greg brings his expertise as a successful tour operator to the subject and helps to dispel myths about tours and touring. This time they discuss Cuba, Europe and Asia and why each offers unique opportunities for touring.

 

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Anna Hobbs Cruises The Rivers Of France

Anyone who has traveled the waterways of France knows that it can be quite a majestic experience. Travel writer Anna Hobbs joins us to talk about the advantages of an Emerald River Cruise and the unique experience of traveling through France and its rivers.  

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The Wunderland World In Hamburg Germany’s Top Attraction

Wunderland World is perhaps the hottest tourist destination in Germany. Filled with dioramas and train sets, over a million travelers from all over Europe flock to see this world in miniature. 

 

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Cunard Voyages WWII

On this episode of Traveling, Cunard is teaming up with The Greatest Generations Foundation for a once in a lifetime transatlantic cruise from Southampton to New York, and to pay tribute to the forgotten heroes of World War II. Cruising aboard the Queen Mary 2, this trip will relive the days of the original Queen Mary being a troop transport and honor our nation’s veterans with a unique enrichment program. 

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