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From exploring New Orleans’ culture with James Carville to Maya Angelou’s journey from a San Francisco streetcar operator to celebrated poet and novelist, World Footprints brings unique and thoughtful conversations about the places and people who inspire exploration of our planet, transformative travel and positive life choices. Hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick, Esqs.—three-time North American Travel Journalists’ Association award winners for excellence in travel broadcasting—will change the way you view travel, culture and the environment through the voices of celebrities and newsmakers. As a leading voice in socially responsible travel and lifestyle, World Footprints explores diverse topics such as modern slavery, film, music, politics, sustainability and travel intelligence as we travel the planet together. On World Footprints you’re just as likely to hear from conservationists such as Jack Hanna and Bobby Kennedy, Jr. as you are from survivors of human trafficking, distinguished historians, Oscar-nominated film directors and human rights advocates. You’re also likely to find World Footprints behind the wheel of a race car, in the field digging for dinosaur bones, at White House events and Olympic Games. If you want a travel and lifestyle show that inspires, tune into World Footprints. Explore our planet with Tonya and Ian. It’s radio that moves humanity. Make sure you sign up for our newsletter and connect with us on twitter @WorldFootprints, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. Wishing you blue skies and purposeful travel! www.WORLDFOOTPRINTS.com

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World Footprints is excited to take you on a journey through Colombia, South America where ?The Only Risk is Wanting to Stay?. Miss Colombia is home to the 2015 Miss Universe and the country was the featured country in the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival and also had a presence in subsequent Smithsonian Folklife Festivals. World Footprints visited the country and met with some of the artisans and other participants who have been traveling to Washington, DC to share the country's treasures. When some think of Colombia they reflect on Colombia's dark history with drug cartels and corruption. However, we saw a very colorful face of this country--one that reflected it's rich cultural heritage and warmth of the communities we visited. We traveled to historic cities, through the Gold Museum and to Monkey's Island in the Amazon. The memories we left with included the wonderful food, gracious hospitality, architectural and natural beauty. We fell in love with Colombia and we hope that you will also be inspired to visit the country with an open mind and open heart.
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World Footprints celebrates its 5thanniversary French Quarter Festival broadcast in New Orleans with friends who shares the city's past, present and future. This year marks the bi-centennial of the War of 1812 and New Orleans is playing a... more

Today World Footprints will explore a sample of the multiple treasures that can be found in New Orleans. We will share a wonderful conversation with Chef Leah Chase of Dooky Chase restaurant fame. Chef Leah is an iconic figure in New... more

World Footprints is excited to take you on a journey through Colombia, South America where ?The Only Risk is Wanting to Stay?. Colombia was the featured country in th 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival and World Footprints visited the... more

Two-time Academy Award-nominated producer/director Greg MacGillivray brings his latest IMAX film to World Footprints—ARABIA 3D. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren, ARABIA 3D is the first major film... more

World Footprints will take you to ?The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth?—the Calgary Stampede. Cowboy up and hitch your horse to a chuck wagon as the Stampede's Keith Rutherford shares the heritage of one of... more

On today's show World Footprints explores the plight of the endangered Panther, we chat with one of the rising IZOD Indycar stars Simona de Silvestro, and we also view Catholicism through the lens with Father Robert Barron. As a special... more

World Footprints will take you on an exploration of the wonderful city of Norfolk, VA. On today's show we will travel through rich historical neighborhoods like Ghent, meet fascinating residents like the Doumars Family—creators of... more

Michigan offers a treasure trove of history and culture and it is a State that both Ian and Tonya called home. So it is with pleasure that World Footprints offers a brief tour of the Great Lakes State starting with Mecosta County in... more

In honor of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, World Footprints will travel the "Star-Spangled Banner" Trail by land and by sea through Maryland. Our first stop will be two historical sites in Baltimore--Ft. McHenry and the Star-Spangled... more

World Footprints will journey inside the life of musician/actor Frank Stallone, we'll also preview a film festival just for travelers and we'll talk to the founder of the G.I. Film Festival. Frank Stallone knew he wanted to be a singer at an early age.... more

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