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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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Places — Leon Liberman Talks Spain, Paradors, Pintxos And Architecture

Leon Liberman, our correspondent about all things Spain, updates us on things not to miss this year. As always, Leon offers valuable tips on how to get beneath the surface of Spain, whether staying in a Parador, sampling pintxos (Basque tapas), or tasting artisanal chocolate.

Some of Leon’s latest Spanish finds … Architect Antoni Gaudi’s first completed building recently opened to the public in Barcelona, and  Malaga surprises with great museums.

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Places — Bürgenstock – The Legendary Resort of Switzerland Reinvents Itself

Bürgenstock, on a promontory overlooking Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne, has a renowned hospitality history. The first hotel opened here in 1873, and in the 1950s, Audrey Hepburn married Mel Ferrer in the Bürgenstock Chapel. The resort closed for several years, but has recently reopened as the Burgenstock Hotels and Resort, Lake Lucerne.
 
The resort’s general manager, Robert Herr joins Paul and Elizabeth to share news about what the resort is like today: with three hotels, three swimming pools, and restaurants serving everything from rosti potatoes and raclette to haute cuisine. And on nearby hikes, you just might encounter cows with bells.
 
Learn about Bürgenstock, old and new in this delightful podcast.
 

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Places –Shane Dallas Takes Us To Ostrava In The Czech Republic

Shane Dallas, The Travel Camel, joins Paul and Elizabeth to share his impressions of Ostrava in The Czech Republic, site of this summer’s TBEX Europe 2018, a travel bloggers conference to be held July 26–28.

On a pre-conference visit, Shane discovered Ostrava’s many charms, from delicious food to a fascinating mining museum.  Learn how the Czech Republic’s third largest city, in a former industrial region, is gradually awakening to tourism.

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Places — Embracing Authentic Ireland With MP Brendan Griffin

Perhaps no other country on earth welcomes visitors with as much warmth as Ireland. Brendan Griffin, TD, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport for the Republic of Ireland, joins Paul and Elizabeth for a chat about ways that visitors can meet the Irish people, learn about its rich culture, and experience its scenic beauty.
 
Drive the Wild Atlantic Way, learn to milk a cow or shear a sheep, and explore pre-historic sites. Also, what impact will Brexit have on Ireland? Hear what Minister Griffin predicts.
 

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People — Jennifer Dombrowski and the Secrets of Limousin France

Limousin is a lesser known area of France, but its fine wine and food are one of its most treasured secrets. It also the center of several French craft businesses making some of the world’s finest products. Jennifer Dombrowski joins Paul and Elizabeth to share some of these wonderful, yet lesser known features of the French countryside.

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Jennifer Dombrowski Visits Toulouse For A World Of Wine And Airbus

Our correspondent, Jennifer Dombrowski lives in Bordeaux and brings France, and her global travels with husband Tim, to Traveling. Jennifer joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss her recent trip to Toulouse, France, where she discovered an amazing world of wine that serves as an educational resource.

Jennifer also reveals a passion for airplanes and discusses the tour she took of the huge Airbus plant where the mammoth 380s are built. 

 

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