Red Bay Basque Whaling Station

Red Bay Basque Whaling Station UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the World Heritage inscription for the Red Bay Basque Whaling Station: Situated in Labrador, in north-eastern Canada, on the shores of the Strait of Belle Isle, Red Bay was an Arctic maritime base for Basque mariners in the 16th century. It is the earliest, most comprehensive and best preserved archaeological testimony of a pre-industrial …

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This Week In Travel – Episode 152

This week’s guest is former US editor of Lonely Planet, Robert Reid Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Japan Airlines Adds Row to Breast Feed on Hawaii-Bound Flights TripAdvisor to remove negative reviews when hotels renovate Baby dies on baggage carrier Unusual tattoos: Traveller tattoos map on his back and fills in countries he’s …

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Photographing Vietnam’s Rainy Season

My friend and two-continent club member Sherry Ott is a prolific travel photographer and blogger. She recently visited Vietnam during the rainy season. While that might be a deterrent for most people traveling, Sherry managed to find inspiration and beauty in the rain. Here is Sherry… I often get people who tell me they are …

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Impressions of Wisconsin

One of the fundamental truths I’ve learn from traveling is that everyone is proud of where they are from. I am no exception. I grew up in Wisconsin like circus elephants, you can take the boy out of Wisconsin, but you can’t take Wisconsin out of the boy. Even thought I haven’t lived in Wisconsin …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 151

This episode of This Week in Travel was recorded at the Airline Passenger Experience Expo and International Flight Services Association expo in Anaheim California. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts

This Week in Travel – Episode 150

This week’s guest is Lee Abbamonte, the youngest American to visit all 193 countries. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Southwest fined $200,000 over airfare sales Expedia Takes Over Travelocity’s Online Travel Business Social media junkies flock to ‘Twitter hotel’ Switzerland: Zurich launches ‘sex drive-ins’ Tourists in Venice charged $130 for 4 cups of …

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Exploring Wisconsin

This week I’m going to be doing something a bit different. I’m going to spend it exploring my home state of Wisconsin. Usually, when I’m in Wisconsin I’m here to relax and catch up on work. Like most people, I’ve never visited many of the significant things in my state because I felt like it …

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