This Week in Travel – Episode 256

This week Spud Hilton, Chris Christensen, and I are joined by this week’s guest travel Writer Tim Leffel from,, and, author of The World’s Cheapest Destination.

This Week’s News

  • Majority of Americans Don’t Try Local Cuisine on Vacation
  • A New Bill Could Make Hidden Hotel Fees Illegal
  • Thomas Cook officially out of business, all flights canceled effective immediately
  • Thomas Cook: What went wrong at the holiday firm?
  • Was WeWork Ever Going to Work?
  • Macedonia officially changes name to North Macedonia, drawing line under bitter dispute
Picks of the week
  • Spud –
  • Spud – Mini Boss
  • Tim –
  • Tim – Gypsy Guide
  • Chris –
  • Gary – Tile item tracker
  • Gary – Taco Johns