This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen, and I are joined by this week’s guest Spud Hilton., former Travel editor of the San Francisco Chronicle.
We have a discussion of what happened in travel in 2018 and what we think might happen in 2019. We also talk about the travel newspaper section as we have talked with Spud pretty much his entire career as a travel editor.
This week Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by their guest Teddy Wilson from Discovery Canada and Smithsonian’s Mighty Trains. They talk about train travel. I was off in Chicago and missed this week’s show.
In addition to the interview, I just posted about the Liberation Route, I also recently did an interview on the Amateur Traveler on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Switzerland. This summer I visited all of the World Heritage sites in Switzerland and I spoke about each and every one of them on this episode.
The Liberation route is a collection of sites in Europe which commemorates the Allied invasion and liberation of Europe in 1944-45. It is a collection of museums, cemeteries, and battlefields scattered across England, France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands.
My trip took me from Portsmouth, England, one of the loading points for the D-Day invasion, to Normandy and then all the way to Berlin. I will have much more to say about on the website over the next few months.