This Week in Travel – Episode 217

This episode was recorded on a press trip to Pacific, California. We have a roundtable conversation about how press trips work and also about travel surprises our guests have discovered this year.

Regular host Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guests:

Spud Hilton of the San Francisco Chronicle

Chris McGinnis, travel correspondent & consultant on TV, in print and online at

Molly Blaisdell – Hook, Line & Thinker PR

Lee Foster – Travel writer/photographer from

Carole Terwilliger Meyers; freelance travel writer, website publisher

Carol Canter – Award-winning travel writer @carolcanter

Lee Daley – travel writer

Joann Deutch – travel writer

Beth Lemke – Proprietor of A Grape in the Fog

Vickie Flores – President Elect/CEO Pacifica Chamber of Commerce