Off to New York!

In about 12 hours I’m off to New York for my first real trip away from Wisconsin since I flew back from Spain to be with my dad. I’d be lying if I didn’t say I was ambivalent about going. My dad is doing better, but he’s far from being out of the woods. He …

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This Week In Travel – Episode 43

This Week’s Guest is Joe d’Eon of Fly with Me. I had to skip this show due to continuing family issues, but Chris and Jen were able to keep the ship afloat. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts

Kosrae Village and Ecolodge

I am not being paid anything for this post. I will not receive any sort of commission. In fact they have no idea I’m writing this. I’m not even sure if they remember me or my visit. I am always asked for suggestions on where to travel. Everyone wants to find some place which is …

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Visiting Refugees in Bangkok

This guest post was written by Jodi Ettenberg who blogs at LegalNomads.com. Jodi is one of the most accomplished travelers I’ve met in the last three years. She left her job as an attorney in New York City to pursue her dream of traveling. I met Jodi in Bangkok in 2010 and visited the Immigration …

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Amateur Traveler Interview – UNESCO World Heritage Sites

This week I did an interview with my This Week In Travel co-host Chris Christensen on the Amateur Traveler Podcast about UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This was my third time on the show. In my previous two appearances I talked about Micronesia and the Persian Gulf.

Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona

From the World Heritage inscription for the Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona: These are two of the finest contributions to Barcelona’s architecture by the Catalan art nouveau architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. The Palau de la Música Catalana is an exuberant steel-framed structure full of light and space and …

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