President Tyler’s Grandsons

President Tyler's Grandsons

President John Tyler was the 10th president of the United States. He was born in 1790 and is widely considered one of the lesser presidents in American history. If you’ve never heard of him before, don’t worry, as you aren’t missing much.  This episode isn’t about him, however. This is about his two grandsons. His …

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The Empire That Never Existed

The Empire That Never Existed

Transcript You may have heard of many of the largest empires in world history. The Romans, the Mongols, the British, the Persians, the Incas, and the Byzantines. That last empire, however, the Byzantines, never actually existed. How can one of the world’s greatest empires not have existed? Learn more on this episode of Everything Everywhere …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 263

This week’s guest is Sherry Ott of Ottsworld.com. Sherry Ott is a long term traveler, blogger, and photographer with one goal in mind – to make you wish you were somewhere else. She writes about her travel lifestyle and around the world adventures on Ottsworld.com and her social media channels. She continues to seek out …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 259

This week Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, Chris Christensen, and I talk about our 2019 and 2020 travels. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Escape: Five of the best current travel podcasts – London Metro Magazine Picks of the week: Jen – reusable coffee filters Chris – USB C Hub 7-in-1 Adapter for MacBook AirTrova personal safe …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 258

This Week in Travel Episode 258

This week Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest: Steve Kaufmann who is a retired ex-diplomat, founder of two companies, YouTuber, and polyglot. He spends most of his time on YouTube these days, speaking about language learning (he speaks around 20 languages). Steve now has a language learning app …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 257

This Week in Travel - Episode 257

This week Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, Chris Christensen and I are joined by this week’s guest: Stephen Harris author of Traveling Through North Korea: Adventures in the Hermit Kingdom and bigbeaverdiaries.com Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News Japan Airlines introduces baby seat map to allow passengers to avoid infants New 4,000-Mile Trail Will Let …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 255

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This special episode was recorded live at the TBEX travel blogging conference in Billings Montana and marks the 10th anniversary since the show started. We are joined by this week’s guests: Palle Bo from The Radio Vagabond Rick Calvert from TBEX Jesse Guidry from Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission Alyson Murnion from Visit Billings Caz …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 254

This week Spud Hilton, Jen Leo, and Chris Christensen are joined by guest Chris Haag from theplacesipee.com. We talk about Chris and his wife’s  epic two-year bike journey from Alaska to Argentina. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: A hiker in Canada was approached by a cougar. She blasted Metallica to scare it off …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 253

This Week in Travel - Episode 253

This week Spud Hilton, Jen Leo, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest Scott Keyes from Scott’s Cheap Flights. We talk about how to find cheap flights and what you should know to save yourself money when you book your airplane tickets. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Sitting on Rome’s Spanish …

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