• 01:07

    Travel the World: Visiting Belize and the rich Mayan culture

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    Tonight on the CommDiginews Hour Travel the World we continue our tour of Central America with a tour of Belize. Geographically situated South of Mexico with Guatemala to the West and South, Belize is the only country in Central America whose official language is English.


    The Mayan civilization dates to about 1500 BC and thrived until about 900 AD before it suddenly disappered; Modern day Belize is formerly known as British Honduras, gaining its independence in 1981. The influence of the British on the schools and the world feel of this tiny county combined with the depth of the Mayan culture creates a diverse community wiht many cultures, including a strong Amish influence.


    Today the Mayan way of life is still strong as Mayan's work to keep their historical places and culture survive. Descendants of the Maya still have a rich presence and  thrive primarily as farmers in the region, while many of the youth are found in tourism as docents at historical sites, the many pyramids that still exist, the largest being Lamanai in the Northeast of the country.


    Join us as we Travel the World, tonight to Central America and Belize.

  • 00:42

    Travel Today - The Athenaeum London

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    This week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from The Athenaeum in London. Situated just steps away from St. James Park, this family-owned establishment is one of Peter’s favorites. He’s been going there for more than 30 years, and it started because of Sally Bulloch, the electric, dynamic general manager—and at the time the only woman to hold that post in a London Hotel. We pay tribute to Sally this week, as we’re joined by Tim Arthur, CEO of Time Out, who gives some of his off-the-brochure secrets for visiting London.


    Also joining us is London travel writer and U.S. expat Amy Laughinghouse who talks about the best walking tours in London. All of this and more when Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from the Athenaeum in London.

  • 00:52

    Travel the World: Journey Nicaragua with Blue from Rancho el Chilamate

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    Heather Blue van Doorninck, who goes by Blue of Rancho el Chilamate  joins Travel the World to talk about her ranch that provides luxury in the country accomodations and the ability to saddle up and ride out to the same beach where they filmed Survivor Nicaragua - an absolutely beautiful ride to a coast line unique in all the world.


    Nicaragua is a a wonderful travel destination, a reasonable ride from the United States and then a journey that at times seems as if you are time traveling. Heather will help us to explore not only Rancho Chilamate but also the "golden triangle" of Nicaragua travel - San Juan Del Sur, Ometepe Island and the colonial town of Granada that at time seems stopped in time.


    Join hosts Jacquie Kubin and Robert Taylor, with their guest Blue, and travel South to Nicaragua.

  • 00:37

    Travel Today - Cairo Egypt

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    This week, Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from Cairo, Egypt. We’ve been broadcasting at least once every year from Egypt since 1998. Tourism numbers are down drastically in Egypt, but, as a veteran traveler to the region, Peter argues that this is perhaps the best time to go! You’ll find hardly anyone at the pyramids, and while more than 300 boats usually travel down the Nile in Luxor, this year only about six are operating. Joining Peter will be John Boulding, CEO of Insight Vacations to discuss why his boat, the Tosca, is running—as business is slowly starting to improve.


    A few ambassadors also stop by to give their situation report on Cairo and the rest of the country. Then, we go on a quick detour to visit celebrity Chef John Besh to talk about another city that knows all too well about recovery: New Orleans (especially as we near the tenth anniversary of Katrina). All of this and more during this week’s episode of Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from Cairo, Egypt.

  • 01:11

    Travel the World: Visiting Kiruna, Sweden, Switzerland and Urbino, Italy

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    Join hosts Jacquie Kubin and Bob Taylor as we explore Kiruna, Sweden and Switzerland in Western Europe before dropping back to Italy to further explore Urbino, a walled city in the Marche region of Italy, south-west of Pesaro. Urbino is a World Heritage Site notable for a remarkable historical legacy of independent Renaissance culture, especially under the patronage of Federico da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino from 1444 to 1482.


    Kiruna is Sweden’s northernmost city nestled about 90 miles about the Arctic Circle, and the local economy lives and dies with the productivity of the world’s largest iron-ore mine.  


    The most famous member of the Montefeltro family was Federico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino from 1444 to 1482, Thanks to his efforts, the nearly four decades of his rule the government was aimed at this purpose, which, thanks to his extraordinary qualities combined with a considerable fortune, he fully realized this dream.


    Travel the world combines unique photography and information shared by people who have actually been there. 

  • 01:06

    Travel with the Love of Your Life-Vacationing with Pets

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    Pets have never been more pampered and spoiled in history than now. Boutiques, Doggy Daycare, Pet Clothes, Boutique pet food, and owners leaving millions to their 4 legged loved ones is all the rage.  So why not travel with your trusty companion.  They deserve a vacation as well.  If you are traveling with the one you love then for a lot of us that may mean our loving cat or dog.


    This episode is for the pet lovers out there listening.  Now all vacations are not for pets, I believe parents of both children and pets should take time to themselves on occassion to really be able to relax and bond with a mate or nature.  But the times you want your friends with you there are lots of options and suggestions on making the best of it for you and your pet.


    This is valentines month which is the day to show your loved ones you care, that means Vido as well.  Listen for travel tips on flying or driving with your pets, pet friendly hotels, database on animal import requirements, and cool websites to help you make the right choice.


    We'll also have a guest speaker from the Texas Wine Trail on to tell us about their event coming up that's almost sold out. Lindsey's local pet events, Yolanda's pet friendly restaurants and hotels, and more.


    Do you travel with your pet?  If so where?  Call us at 646-716-9154

  • 00:16

    TERRANCE TALKS TRAVEL: Adventure Travel 101

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    Do you suffer from wanderlust? Are you interested in a different kind of travel experience? Perhaps something less touristy, more adventurous? Maybe you're considering it but wonder if adventure travel is right for you? Tune in and find out! During this show, Terrance offers a crash course in adventure travel. She defines it (and the definition may surprise you), shares fun facts, and offers advice regarding this unique type of travel. Learn everything you need to know and where the next frontier of adventure travel will be...


    For more information and resources, including Terrance's Trip Pick of the Week and hundreds of FREE travel reports, visit www.terrancetalkstravel.com


    Terrance Zepke is a travel agent, author, and adventure travel expert. She has participated in many adventures, such as dog-sledding in the Arctic, camping in the Himalayas, and piranha fishing on the Amazon. She has been featured on most major media, such a Travel with Rick Steves, Travel Channel, The Learning Channel, CNN, National Public Radio, Around the World, Discover Channel, The Washington Post, and Adventure Journal. She is the author of two dozen books including Terrance Talks Travel: A Pocket Guide To African Safaris, The Encyclopedia of Cheap Travel: Save Up To 90% On Lodging, Flights, Tours, Cruises & More!, and Coastal South Carolina: Welcome To The Lowcountry.

  • The Nightly News w/Jason & Rags

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    We talk about Today's News, Conspiracy News & News you wont hear any where else.

  • 01:18

    Want a Different Travel Experience, Great Hotel and Cruise Options

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    Are you looking for something a bit different this year?  You've done the mass vacation experience or you don't like crowds?  Well you'll enjoy this show.  We have two great guest speakers that represent a little something different for you to consider.


    American Queen Steamboat company travels the rivers of Unites States. If you are a history buff and would like to see Antebelum South, or the great Pacific Passage then you will want to tune in for some great information on wonderful itineraries that are not for the masses. Hy Cooper Vice Western Vice President of Sales will wet our appetites to experience the history of the our wonderful nation's rivers.


    Next, if you are a person that shys away from the large resorts of the masses, you like smaller more intimate hotels, with great service in exotic destinations do we have a speaker for you.  Jessica Charles of St Lucia Crystals Hotel will call in to talk to us about her family run, romantic hideaway in St Lucia.  She'll go into detail about the grounds, the romantic cottages and what sets them apart form their larger counterparts.


    This will be a packed show with travel news, Fun Facts, and local fun and promotions!


    Plus I'll give the details about our first Travel Pfest March 5th. Guess who's coming to Town!


    It's Travel Time and There is No Better Time than Now!

  • 01:58

    Navajo News Without Borders AKA Indigenous News from the Navajo Rez

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    Listen to my March 26, 2015, Navajo News Without Borders AKA Indigenous News From the Navajo Rez show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/navajonewswithoutborders/2015/03/27/navajo-news-without-borders-aka-indigenous-news-from-the-navajo-rez The show was the voices of Dine' and Apache people who are and who have been at the Apache Stronghold at Oak Flats, Ariz., where people of all ages are making a spiritual occupation of a ancestral place of prayer. The voices that you will hear are Leroi Morgan of White Cone, Ariz.; Anna Rondon of Chichiltah, N.M., Standing Fox of Oak Flats, and Kooper Indigenize Curley, also of Oak Flats and Chichiltah. There were a few minutes of technical difficulty between the voices of Leroi and Anna and so please continue to listen to the show. My apologizes. Thank you for Tuning In and Staying Informed. May Peace Prevail on Mother Earth!

  • 00:13

    Conversations Daily News with host Cyrus Webb

    in Current Events

    Host Cyrus Webb welcome welcomes you to this edition of Conversations Daily News, where we give you the news you need, the conversations you want and the positivity you can't get enough of.


    Get the news courtesy of the Co Star Urban Radio Network, music from this week's Artist of the Week: George A. Santino---and entertainment news from recording artist Syleena Johnson. 

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