Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 1 – Chester Arthur’s Pants and a Blue Clarinet

My new podcast, The Global Travel Conspiracy, is now live! My first guest is Robert Reid, National Geographic’s Digital Nomad and the former US editor at Lonely Planet. We talk about a whole range of things including his project to take clarinet lessons on the island of St. Lucia. New episodes will be uploaded weekly …

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Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

The story behind Shenandoah National Park is an interesting one. In 1930’s, all of the great national parks in the US were out west, yet most of the population in the US was in the east. The park was created by taking the land of over 1,000 people by eminent domain, as almost all the …

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley is very different from most national parks. Unlike Hot Springs, it at least can be considered a park. While not an urban park per se, it is the most accessible of all the national parks in the US. Cuyahoga is far from being a wilderness area. Unlike most national parks, there are farms, …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 189

This week’s guests are Cody and Katie Stevenson from the brand new Big Rigs & Pancakes Podcast. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: TSA Director Reassigned in Wake of Security Failures Carnival’s Ticket Contract Latest oddball cruise: ‘surprise sailing’ to secret ports What if flight attendants could reward passengers for good behavior? Picks of …

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