San Francisco is a city rich in cafes, and author Joe Wolff describes several of the most inviting ones in his new book, Cafe Life: San Francisco. With great photos by Roger Paperno, the book is a must for coffee lovers visiting the city. What does, “Flight attendants, doors to arrival and crosscheck” mean when you hear that on the public address system of an plane as the crew taxis to a terminal? Commercial pilot and AskThePilot.com author Patrick Smith explains how to “speak airline.” And are you minding proper etiquette at pools and beaches this summer? TripAdvisor.com travel expert Lesley Carlin lists the things that bother most people about other people while sunning. Plus: Rudy’s up-to-the-minute travel news and deals.
THIS IS AN ENCORE PRESENTATION OF THE SHOW THAT ORIGINALLY AIRED FEB. 11, 2012.
THIS IS THE SECOND HOUR OF AN ENCORE PRESENTATION OF A SHOW THAT ORIGINALLY AIRED ON FEB. 11, 2012.
“Dark Tourism” describes travel to places associated with tragedies or death. Think: Chernobyl or the concentration camps of Eastern Europe. Dr. Philip Stone, the executive director of the Institute for Dark Tourism Research at the University of Central Lancashire in England, explains the historical importance of dark tourism. Then, say you’ve just arrived in a new city. How do you find a great bar, which is often a handy way to meet some of the locals? Jon Taffer, host and co-executive producer of “Bar Rescue on Spike TV, explains. And choosing the right travel insurance can be a confusing process. John Cook of Quotewright.com simplifies the chore. Plus, as usual each hour, Rudy offers his pick of the week’s best travel deals and delivers all the travel news fit to broadcast.
Would you pay extra to deplane before your fellow passengers? The founder of AirfareWatchDog.com, George Hobica, says people would be willing to do exactly that. Meanwhile, Charles MacPherson, owner of the Toronto-based butler school called Charles MacPherson Associates, instructs listeners on how to be the perfect summer house guest. The show’s tech expert, Jason Harris of TechCraver.com, reports on the new Kindle and discusses new mapping services and their impact on the more traditional GPS industry. Looking for deals on autumn cruises? Paul Motter of Cruisemates.com shares a few. Plus, Rudy weighs in with his own deals and the week’s news in travel. that may affect you.