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Journalists Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman have been covering the world of travel since flying was fun. Today they cover all aspects of travel from gear to destinations and interview those who shape the future of travel. All podcasts are created first as broadcasts that reach all Americans in embassies, consulates, scientific research stations, and all those posted overseas
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Dec 4, 2018

Toyota's Ed Laukes is one of the senior people in the industry who helps guide the automotive future of the US. He chats with Paul and Elizabeth at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show and discusses how Toyota has a dominate lead in hybrid technology and enjoys an enviable reputation for quality and reliability. Hear how it all started with a weaving loom. s

Dec 4, 2018

Cooper Ericksen of Lexus talks with Paul and Elizabeth at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto show about the latest innovations and how safety features are designed to be standard on all their models. Hybrid Technology is also part of the mix at a more affordable price point. The latest Lexus models are designed to appeal to younger drivers as well as luxury seekers. 

Dec 4, 2018

Correspondent James DeRuvo and Paul talk about their memories of Christmas at Disneyland and James discusses why the holidays at the Disney parks create great family memories.

Dec 2, 2018

Fred Hodder of the Save the Redwoods League talks with Paul about a new book that details the beauty of the redwood forests in California. The League is a major force in saving these priceless treasures for future generations. This marks the Centenary of the League. 

Dec 2, 2018

Mark Baker joins Paul to talk about his Naturetours by small ship cruising in the Amazon Basin and the Rio Negro. Baker hosts small groups that are able to visit areas that others can't due to size. Mark is an avid birder without a list.

Dec 2, 2018

Overtourism and the challenges it brings to destinations is a growing problem for many places both large and small. Gary, Paul, and Elizabeth discuss possible solutions and strategies. They have tips for the best ways to avoid crowds.

Dec 2, 2018

Professional travelers Shane, Paul, and Elizabeth discuss strategies for traveling light. With combined decades of travel experience, they provide insight and help for any traveler. 

Dec 2, 2018

Paul learns about the mission of the Center for Responsible Travel from Managing Director Samantha Bray. They discuss how travel is changing and how both countries and companies are evolving to meet the challenges and stresses of increased global travel. 

Dec 2, 2018

Guiseppe Cipriani opens a Cipriani Restaurant at Wynn Plaza Las Vegas. He chats with Paul about Harry's Bar in Venice and Elizabeth and Paul's favorite hang out, Harry's Dolci on Venice's Giudecca.

Dec 2, 2018

Noted travel journalist Diane Daniel chats with Paul and Elizabeth about the centenary of the end of World War I and the crucial battles around the town of Iper/Ipres, Belgium, including the significance of the Menin Gate.

Dec 1, 2018

Max Hartshorne, correspondent, talks with Paul about his recent visit to Guernsey and the story and photos he posted as editor on the GoNomad.com website.

Nov 27, 2018

Umbrellas, white sand, good food and drink, sparkling blue water. It's not the riviera but the Descanso Beach Club on Catalina Island. Anyone can hire a chair or cabana and have lunch in a setting that brings the French Riviera to Southern California. Paul finds much to enjoy in this undiscovered setting. 

Nov 26, 2018

John Tue Nguyen who founded Trails of Indochina some three decades ago shares his suggestions for visiting SE Asia. Trails of Indochina creates custom programs that allow visitors to have the experiences they dream of but with expert help.

Nov 26, 2018

Jim Selkin plans custom tours for clients of Trails of Indochina. Jim shares years of experience with Paul and offers some advice for having a successful trip without crowds. He points out that the trips include great dining options.

Nov 26, 2018

Paul and Elizabeth learn safe driving tips from California Highway Patrol Officer, Juan Galvan and Sgt. Saul Gomez with decades of experience in traffic safety. For visitors they suggest doing some research on driving in the U.S. since some rules are different. And whatever you do don't text or phone and drive.

Nov 10, 2018

Jennifer Dombrowski travels to the Dordogne region of France to explore the river and even sleep in a treehouse. It's the best of France after the crowds have gone.

Nov 10, 2018

Gary and Paul chat about Gary's most recent trip to Sri Lanka to speak at a conference held in a Cinnamon Hotel, a Sri Lankan group. He visits the Maldives and spends the day on a sand bar surrounded by ocean, flying his drone. He finds welcoming people  throughout and tourism with a cultural and ecological focus.

Nov 9, 2018

Paul talks with Brett Snyder who views the airline industry from an insiders perspective. The Cranky Flier provides an accurate look at airlines and that makes us all more knowledgeable when we have to fly. Their Concierge Service helps by using "real live humans to help real live humans". Great idea.

Nov 9, 2018

Paul and Elizabeth talk with Drew O'Connell the creator of Earplanes. A small, soft, silicone earplug with a ceramic filter that allows the air pressure outside and inside the ear to equalize slowly, a simple idea that reduces or eliminates the pain caused by changes in altitude in planes. We've used them for years and they really do work.

Nov 5, 2018

Paul and Elizabeth talk with Medjet's COO, John Gobbels, who is an expert on travel safety. His bio says he is former Clinical Director for STAT MedEvac and is a certified Critical Care Nurse, Law Enforcement Officer, Paramedic and Firefighter. We found that his knowledge about emergencies and Medjet lives up to his bio. Medjet is simply the best medical evac program we know of, and we've said that for years. 

Nov 4, 2018

Aboard Holland America Line's Koningsdam, Paul chats with David Rosenthal, a wine maker at Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington state's oldest winery. In an innovative program, David teaches guests how to blend wine.

Nov 4, 2018

Aboard Holland America Line's Koningsdam, Paul chats with the ship's cellar master about the wine program and the challenges of creating different wine lists for the many fine dining options on the ship.

Nov 4, 2018

Aboard Holland America Line's Koningsdam, Paul chats with Andy Matsuda, one of the line's culinary consultants, about what makes great sushi. Matsuda's school in Southern California is renowned for producing some of the top sushi chefs in America.

Nov 4, 2018

With the Koningsdam, Holland America Line has upgraded its level of fine dining, and Paul chats with the ship's executive chef about the enhancements.  Get a behind-the-scenes look into the galley.

Nov 4, 2018

On a recent cruise on Holland America Line's Konigsdam Paul visited Eidfjord, Norway, which just might be the extreme sports capital of the world.

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