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Hosted by mother-daughter travel team Nancy Reid and Lisa Smith who publish Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, and are on their SPIRIT OF AMERICA Tour - a quest to visit and cover all 407 National Park units and their gateway communities.

Upcoming Broadcasts

Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith– mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio's Champagne Sundays variety show, airing live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel, in Yuma, Arizona - headquarters for the Big Blend Spirit of America Tour of all 407 National Park units. On This Episode: - Country artist Sarah Gayle Meech, recently titled Nashville's ‘Female Outlaw of the Year,' discusses her second album ‘Tennessee Love Song' - New York Times best-selling author Jen Lancaster talks about her new memoir ‘I Regret Nothing' - Singer-songwriter Ryan David Orr talks about his latest album ‘More Than Strangers' and EP ‘For My Mother, Who Truly Loved the World' - Wildlife photographer and environmental educator David FitzSimmons discusses his third children's book ‘Curious Critters Marine' - Chef Jeremy Manley ‘San Diego's Sustainable Chef' of Jeremy's on the Hill California Style Bistro in Julian, CA talks Quinoa. - Chef Thomas Wright & Mixologist Tyler Johnston of the Yuma Landing Bar & Grill in Yuma, Arizona discuss Martinis and Appetizers.
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Three Rivers is a charming central California art town that runs along the Kaweah River and is the gateway to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Leah Launey, innkeeper of Three Rivers Bed & Breakfast and Park Ranger Brady... more

A resourceful organization for travel writers, the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) is a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, and the people who promote them. Todd... more

Travel writer Linda Kissam 'Food, Wine & Shopping Diva' chats with Big Blend Radio hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith about her recent visit to Champagne, France where she attended the 3-day International Wine Tourism Conference,... more

Taking a trip can be a ticket to identity theft. Think about it, your wallet is akin to a miniature directory of your identity - your driver´s license, credit cards, debit card, medical insurance card and other numbers all stored in one place. In the... more

John Garder (pictured on far right) and Melanie Levine (center picture) from the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), call in to chat with Big Blend Radio hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, during the 2015 Climate Ride... more

Oahu, Hawaii, is an island of incredible beauty, historic significance, and turquoise water. Travel writer Eva Eldridge chats with Big Blend Radio hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith about her recent visit to Honolulu, Hawaii where she visited... more

From the Queen's private home at Sandringham to the cool waters of the Norfolk Broads, Norfolk in East Anglia, England makes for an ideal destination that includes historic churches, cathedrals and castles, farms and village markets,... more

Starting with their move to Swaziland in July 2006, boomers Rick and Wendy Walleigh lived in Africa for 18 months as part of their ?new careers.? Much more than just an adventure trip, their inspiring Swaziland and Kenya... more

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, travel and tourism is projected to remain one of the world's biggest industries, generating more than $3.5 trillion in economic activity annually. Ecotourism is one of the most rapidly... more
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