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From our personal lives to Disney, we look back at the last 12 months and forward to our Disney plans, hopes, and dreams for 2017. Join the discussion with Stuart Sternberg, Lottie Ferguson, Darlene Nagie, and Kurt.
Check out Episode 13 of TravelPulse Radio featuring an interview with Carnival Cruise Line chief innovation officer John Padgett, who makes a major announcement. Also featuring TravelPulse.com Editor in Chief Tim Wood and Managing Editor Barry Kaufman breaking down the hottest topics in travel, including smoking bans at hotels, a computer outage for United States Customs and Border Protection and why the U.S. is checking foreign travelers' social media accounts.
Travel Brigade visits London, but we’re going off the beaten path to try activities you won’t usually find in the guidebooks. We’ll literally go underground to visit a popular nightclub that was once a dungeon, tour around the city in classic cars, book our own photo-shoot, try our hand at Indian and Italian cooking and check out a new concept in hotels. Follow us on Twitter @TravelBrigade. Enjoy the trip!
Finally, 2016 is wrapping up but we’ve done a lot of fun stuff this year! From hiking and wine tasting in Sedona, to sightseeing in Paris and exploring Disney, we have had a blast!
As we make our way into the new year, we recall resolutions past and vow not to set the bar too high on resolutions for 2017. After recapping an excellent travel year, we take some time to share our own answers to the #travelsquad questions (why haven’t we done this sooner? Who knows.)
Of course this is our 2016 wrap up episode so we have to leave you with our hopes for the upcoming year to explore, learn and grow!
In this episode we're traveling to Dubuque, Iowa. Dubuque is the oldest city in Iowa and has traditionally been one of the largest. We'll revisit some of the classic tourist sites and check out some new ones. At the junction of three states (Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa), Dubuque has an impressive collection of firsts being the first city founded in Iowa. It is also in the midst of a period of renovation and growth. Much of that growth is in the Port Authority in a curve of the Mississippi River. Follow along on our Trolley Tour and learn more about Dubuque.
We talk with Jackie Day from Seabourn Luxury Cruises about what is new with Seabourn and even make a surprise discovery.
For information about Seabourn Luxury Cruises please go to ConnectWithHelen.com to set up a time for us to talk.
With wonder and beauty around every corner Morocco beconds even the well traveled. Come, center your heart with Leigh Daniel of Project Positive Change as she guides you through magic, the sparkle, the vibe that is Morocco. Join us today on Travel Talk to explore this beautiful journey. Leigh Daniel shares the vision and the logistics in this interview that willl set your soul to thinking about a place you've only dreamed of.
Learn all about this journey here.
Leigh is thrilled to have Justin Faerman and Val Silidker joining them to make your Moroccan experience even that much more delightful.
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NOTE: As the show went to air we were notified that Nadia would not be joining this trip.
Revisit Easern Airlines and Former Employees during 2016. Let's take a trip back during the year 2016 and catch the highlights for and about Eastern, former employees and the year of the New Eastern. You have a C1 pass with first class seating onboard Eastern's new Boeing 757 as we lift-off Monday January 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 pm EDT. See you at the gate for Flight 299.
At 100+ years old, Hakone Gardens is a National Trust and one of the oldest Japanese estate and gardens in the Western Hemisphere. In honor of its centennial, Hakone is celebrating its beginning and lasting endurance with multi-year events and activities. Historian and Hakone Foundation Board Member, Connie Young-Yu, shares the richness and history of this oasis that sits on the edge of Silicon Valley.
We'll examine the emerging trend of chocolate travel with travel writer and Chocolatour publisher, Doreen Pendgracs.
Speaking of wine...California has been a leader in developing and implementing sustainable programs in a number of industries, but most prominently in its winemaking practices. Allison Jordan with California's Wine Institute takes us on an excursion through the state's famous winegrowing regions and she offers the backstory behind their earth-friendly practices.
Lansing, Michigan has blossomed into a dynamic cultural center and the city has grown far beyond the small plot of land that European explorer Hugh Heward discovered while canoeing down the Grand River in 1790. Lori Lanspeary from the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau tells us why Lansing, home to Michigan State University, is much more than a college town.
Finally, we'll shine a destination spotlight on the Dominican Republic and Cabo San Lucas from the floor of the Adventure Travel Show in Washington, D.C.
The 1st Annual Lady Truck Driver Cruise is scheduled to depart March 26, 2017 from Port Everglades, Florida on the Carnival Conquest. Kristen from Carnival Cruise Lines joins the us on a recorded call to answer questions about the cruise to help us be more prepared to have fun.
All are welcome to join us for this event.
Use the following links to learn more about the cruise
Itinerary for the Lady Truck Driver Cruise and Speaker Profiles
Purpose of the Cruise
Queen of the Road Awards
Testimonial for 2016
Join Ja'Vonne as she recaps her ammazing trip to Ghana. Ja'Vonne and Culturati Listeners enjoyed a visit to Accra, the Gold Coast and learned so much about Ghana, it's People, History and Heritage. Share it in this weeks show. Also enjoy this weeks Culture Report on Taiwan as well as The Question of the Week on What do you know about Yellow Stone National Park? All this plus the latest Travel News and Ja'Vonne's Travel Minute on the Traveling Culturati. Part 1 of 2 part show.
The Internet makes the world smaller, so no matter where your next vacation or business trip takes you, someone on BlogTalkRadio's been there, done that, and will happily share stories and recommendations on how to pack, transportation, local cuisine and cultural etiquette. From Thailand to the Australian Outback to Kenya to the Appalachian Trail to Siberia to the Middle East, our BlogTalkRadio community is well traveled. Tune in as expert globetrotters offer live updates from the road, or share your own recent adventures with the world. Even if you just got home from your big trip and it'll be months or years before you can budget for travel again, log in to vicariously explore lands unknown to you without leaving home. Standout shows like Travel Brigade take you everywhere from Europe to Alaska to tropical islands, so listen in, share your two cents and gather inspiration for your next trip.
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