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2015


12/26/2015


December 26, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special encore show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

Ralph Nader describes his new American Museum of Tort Law, a celebration of legal victories against, among others, car companies that made unsafe cars (think: Corvair and Pinto) and unsafe drugs.
Co-hosts Robert & Mary go behind the scenes with Chef Mark Ainsworth to explore the many the Culinary Institute of America’s Boot Camps for travelers.
The Queen Mary 2 offers “gentleman dance hosts” who dance with single women passengers whose husbands don’t know how to do the cha-cha, rhumba, waltz, or other dances. David Swanston of the Queen Mary 2 describes his unusual job.
Craig Sholley with the African Wildlife Foundation talks about community-based tourism, also known as conservation tourism, and how it benefits Africa’s people and wildlife, including saving the elephants and fighting the ivory trade.




December 26, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special encore show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

George Hobica of Airfarewatchdog.com reveals what flight attendants really think about passengers.
Go behind the scenes with Pete Sansom the Systems Operations Manager for Delta Airlines. Managing 3200 mainline flights per day, this is the command center for everything from a flight’s wheels up to wheels down.
Burt Bomhoff, 7x Iditarod racer and winner of the prestigious Leonard Seppala Award for Best Care of a Competitive Dog Team, records rich details about the race that pits man and dog against the challenges of the wild Alaskan tundra in his memoir, Iditarod Alaska: Life of a Long Distance Sled Dog Musher.
Travel talk with Rudy Maxa from Mill City Museum in Minneapolis, and co-hosts Robert & Mary Carey from Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines.
Wall Street Journal columnist and linguist Ben Zimmer explains the unusual origins of the term “bucket list.”




12/19/2015


December 19, 2015 - Hour 1
In Hour One of this week's broadcast:

Jay Sorensen, airline industry consultant, comments on negative consequences of barring Muslims from traveling to the US as it relates to American business & leisure travel.
Chicago-based Canine Detection & Inspection Services uses trained dogs to detect bed bug in hotels. Carla Wagner, the company’s operations director, explains.
Solo travel traditionally comes with steep surcharges, but Elizabeth Avery, founder of SoloTrekker4U.com, says things are changing.
With hundreds of restaurants in Las Vegas, Don Contursi’s Lip Smacking Foodie Tours offers curated culinary tours for visitors who want to avoid lines and making reservations.
Its “Come to Life” ad campaign delivered nearly $900 million in tourism spending in Colorado. Cathy Ritter of Colorado.com elaborates and explains the impact of legal marijuana on the states’ visitor numbers.



December 19, 2015 - Hour 2
In Hour Two of this week's broadcast:

Travel Leaders’ Chief Communications Officer Steve Loucks reveals study of travel trends for 2016.
Robert and Mary Carey talk to Airbnb exec Marc McCabe about Airbnb’s disruption of the lodging industry and its appeal to business travelers.
Ohio State University political scientist and co-author of Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism, Dr. John Mueller, says Americans are wildly over-worried about acts of terrorism.
Jason Harris of TechCraver.com suggests last-minute techie/travel gifts.




12/12/2015


December 12, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Paul Marshall from SkiUtah.com takes a look at ski conditions nationwide early in the season.
Eric Wechter, editor of Fodor’s Travel: Cuba, discuss tourism infrastructure in Cuba.
Henley Vazquez, CEO/Co-Founder of Passported, talks with the Careys about a parent’s solo getaway experience.
Chaim Pikarski on his company’s resurrection of the SkyMall catalog this year.
Homingpin co founder Andrew Hopwood on a system to tag luggage, laptops, passports, and anything else you carry around so, if lost, items may be returned.



December 12, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's broadcast:

Travel journalist Doug Lansky explains the campaign against refugees in Stockholm that uses signs “apologizing” for the alleged spoiling of the city.
Should tipping in restaurants be eliminated? Journalist Joe Sharkey says it will be a hot topic in 2016.
Living Big Founder Mary Cecchini describes leading women who want to travel independently but not alone on trips.
Why are airline passengers now paying a ticket that partly covers highway construction? Consumer travel expert Charlie Leocha of TravelersUnited.org explains.




12/05/2015


December 5, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

The Economist’s Asia Editor Dominic Ziegler, and author of Black Dragon River: A Journey Down the Amur at the Borderlands of Empires, describe role in the region’s history.
Robert & Mary Carey talk with Nina Nasionale about comic book stars in “Superheroes in Gotham,” a new exhibit at the New York Historical Society.
Aviation journalist Christine Negroni explains that the 787s’ problems with their lithium battery power supplies aren’t quite over. Even if authorities don’t want to talk about it.
Travel journalist David Yeskel describes several new “best” attractions in Las Vegas.



December 5, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's broadcast:

Rudy discusses three ski pass-package programs that will save money for frequent skiers this season.
Paul Theroux, one of America’s most famous writers, describes his journeys that led to his newest book, Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads.
Helen Marano of the World Travel & Tourism Council reveals studies that illustrate how long it can take a destination to recover from a terrorism incident.
Phil Cappelli, president of Insight Vacations USA, discusses terrorism’s impact on tourism and how his company counsels his luxury clients.
Co-founder of the language- learning app called Babbel, Thomas Holl, says learning a second language appeals to the same part of the brain that likes chocolate and sex.




11/28/2015


November 28, 2015 - Hour 1
In a special encore show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

Can the SS United States be saved? The granddaughter of the designer Susan Gibbs hopes so, but a deadline looms.
Award winning travel writer Kate Rice talks to Robert and Mary Carey about how the travel and tourism industry can play a role in helping to raise awareness and possibly assist in minimizing human trafficking across the world.
Mike Dunphy, a writer for USA Today’s Road Warrior Voice joins Robert and Mary Carey to discuss his article, “7 Ways to Avoid Becoming Miserable from Business Travel.”
Erin Seidemann, private airplane owner and commercially-rated pilot and author of “Postcards from the Sky,” laments the small number of American women aviators.



November 28, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of a special encore show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

AskThePilot.com’s Patrick Smith discusses the recent death of a commercial pilot in flight.
Geoffrey Kent, the founder and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent, talks with Rudy about his book, “Safari: a memoir of a worldwide travel pioneer.”
Robert & Mary Carey talk with the Wall Street Journal’s Andy Pasztor about lithium battery shipments on airliners and the greater risks than originally thought.
The author of THE PHOTOGRAPHING TOURIST: A Storyteller’s Guide to Travel and Photography,” David Noyes, gives tips on shooting great travel photos.




11/21/2015


November 21, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Shannon George, American expat & "The New Dubliner" blogger, describes Paris after 11/13/2015.
Tech investor and exec Fabrice Grinda decides to sell or give away the trappings of success to travel the world with 50 items in a carry-on bag and a backpack.
Real ID and driver license issues for residents of NY, MN, NH, LA and American Samoa.
Rudy and Steffen Brunn, founder of Yachtico.com focus on booking really nice leisure boats.
Aerion corp’s VP of MarCom Jeff Miller says supersonic travel will be back within the decade.



November 21, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's broadcast:

Author Piu Eatwell joins Rudy from Paris with her observations of her resident city post November 13 terror.
Leon Logothetis is a TV host, author of The Kindness Diaries, & founder of the #GoBeKind Tour.
Author & photographer, Vincent Laforet
Trey Ratcliff from StuckInCustoms.com
Robert & Mary Carey discuss Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals.




11/14/2015


November 14, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's show:

Black Cabs Guide Gerry Gearty leads visitors on Capital Taxi Tours of London spy sites. He describes three assassinations that every London spy knows about.
Award-winning photojournalist Wendy Simmons draws on visits to 85 countries to come up with her guide on how not to make stupid mistakes while traveling.
Sabina Osorio of the tour company called Sceptre announces a 007 Tour that introduces visitors to sites made iconic in James Bond movies.
Jonathan Tamari, Washington correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer, explains why US trains still don’t have a device that automatically avoids collisions.
Maryland received a $28 million federal grant to plan a maglev train between DC and Baltimore. Wayne Rogers, CEO of The Northeast Maglev, hopes it’s the start of an East Coast route.



November 14, 2015 - Hour 2
In Hour Two of this week's show:

Shakespeare buff Dan Wilson of Hove, East Sussex, England, sees live productions of every Shakespeare play in one year.
The Careys speak to Philippe Brown, founder of bespoke travel company Brown + Hudson about a new interpretation of upscale travel. Philippe Brown’s vision encourages travelers to think differently and ask “what do I want from my trip” first vs. “where do I want to go?”
Photographer Gary Zuercher talks about his award-winning coffee-table book, The Glow of Paris, and how it bridges us – culturally, architecturally, and historically – to perhaps the world’s most artistically rich city.
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist James B. Steele talks with Rudy about the outsourcing of heavy maintenance on American airlines and the lack of oversight.




11/07/2015


November 7, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

AirlineRatings.com senior editor and aviation expert Jerome Greer Chandler parses the theories surrounding the crash of the Russian passenger jet in Egypt.
Simon Winchester’s latest book, Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers is the fascinating story of the world’s great ocean.
Steven Carvell, a professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University, discusses the rise of airports as destinations.
Author Matt Goulding explains how to approach eating in Japan and his new book, RICE, NOODLE, FISH: Deep Travels Through Japan’s Food Culture.



November 7, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's show:

Aviation expert Dr. Todd Curtis of Airsafe.com discusses hour-old revelation from Egyptian authorities of black box findings in Russian airplane crash.
Neuroscientist Dr. Colin Ellard explains how your immediate surroundings--buildings, street designs, urban parks--make you feel when you’re in new places.
NY Times The Getaway columnist Stephanie Rosenbloom talks vacation deals with a surprise built in.
The Queen Mary 2 offers “gentleman dance hosts” who dance with single women passengers whose husbands don’t know how to do the cha-cha, rhumba, waltz, or other dances. David Swanston of the Queen Mary 2 describes his unusual job.




10/31/2015


October 31, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's special broadcast from the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner in New York:

The QM2’s captain, Kevin Oprey, describes the difference between steering a ship across the Atlantic versus through the Caribbean.
Who takes a ship across the Atlantic in the jet age? Richard Meadows, president of Cunard North America, describes the joy of a trans-Atlantic crossing via an ocean liner.
The entertainment manager of the QM2, Joanne Haley, details how to turn a ship into a floating entertainment venue.
Naked at Lunch: A Reluctant Nudist's Adventures in the Clothing-Optional World author Mark Haskell Smith talks about his observations of the nudist lifestyle and his experiences on a cruise ship exclusively attended with 2,000 nudists.



October 31, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special broadcast from the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner in New York:

Can the SS United States be saved? The granddaughter of the designer Susan Gibbs hopes so, but a deadline looms.
The QM2’s executive chef, Klaus Kremer, explains how to feed 5,000 people a day around the clock. (One ocean crossing requires 50 tons of fruits & vegetables alone.)
Vanessa Bloy with Paul Gauguin Cruises discusses the cruise line based in French Polynesia and the company’s new, upscale resort, Brando.
The Grammy Award-winning bass player with the 1980 funk-rock band Was (Not Was) and current president of legendary jazz label Blue Note Records, Don Was, discusses music and the jazz-themed sailing of the QM2.




10/24/2015


October 24, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's show:

Puerto Vallarta visitor Sue Ireland describes preparations before and immediate aftermath of Hurricane Patricia.
The Associated Press Havana bureau chief, Michael Weissenstein, describes the dramatic changes in Cuba since Americans have been allowed to visit more freely.
Jad Mouawad, NY Times airline correspondent, discusses the new Mitsubishi regional jet, United’s management of its merger, and the impact of the newly appointed CEO’s illness.
Cheapflights.com’s Melisse Hinkle describes extreme airport makeovers.
Erin Seidemann, private airplane owner and commercially-rated pilot and author of “Postcards from the Sky,” laments the small number of American women aviators.



October 24, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's show:

Joe Brancatelli of JoeSentMe.com talks about what the sudden departure of United’s CEO means to the airline.
Rudy talks with author Russ Banham about “Wanderlust Airstream at 75” - a chronicle of the author's travels in an Airstream trailer across America, recording the stories of other "Airstreamers" at parks and rallies.
Travel expert Julie Ruditzky Loffredi lists half-a-dozen spooky hotels that may scare the daylights out of you.
FAT GUY ACROSS AMERICA That’s the name of the website and Facebook fan page curated by Eric Hites, an artist and writer riding his bike towing 300 pounds of supplies across America for two reasons: To shed some of his 567 pounds and to convince his wife to return to him. He tells his story, and his wife Angie joins with her perspective.




10/17/2015


October 17, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Former NTSB Board member John Goglia comments on the Dutch report on the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
The master of doing “one thing every day that scares me” Hey, Eleanor blogger Molly Mogren Katt explains how to dare yourself to be beginning with travel.
Mary Kate Gobleck, president of Reliance Merchant Services talks about the new EMV “chip” credit cards that are impacting travelers — especially when tipping service providers.
Travel Weekly’s senior editor Tom Stieghorst talks affordable cruise options to Cuba from the US.
Amusement Park Enthusiast Pete Trabucco talks about haunted houses, hay rides and scary mazes as big business for amusement parks and locals farms during this season.



October 17, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's show:

Aviation expert Dr. Todd Curtis of Airsafe.com comments on the recent Dutch report on the shooting down of MH 17.
Randy Garfield of the US Travel Association asks, “What happened to the American vacation?"
Educator Ida Keiper offers tips for traveling with special-needs kids.
The author of "THE PHOTOGRAPHING TOURIST: A Storyteller’s Guide to Travel and Photography,” David Noyes, gives tips on shooting great travel photos.
November 1 is Dia de los Meurtos, the Day of the Dead, when Mexican and Latin American families pay homage to ancestors. Dr. Ellen Riojas Clark, professor emerita at the Division of Bicultural Studies at the University of Texas, describes the ritual.




10/10/2015


October 10, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

AskThePilot.com’s Patrick Smith discusses the recent death of a commercial pilot in flight.
Ralph Nader describes his new American Museum of Tort Law, a celebration of legal victories against, among others, car companies that made unsafe cars (think: Corvair and Pinto) and unsafe drugs.
RejuvaHealth founder Kelsey Minarik on how to stay healthy on long flights with the help of compression legwear.
Author Diane Ratican uses original art to compare Paris and Los Angeles in a new book, Why LA? Pourquoi Paris?
Halloween lover, blogger, and author Roxy Orcutt explains why tiny Anoka, MN, is the country’s Halloween Capital.



October 10, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Author and travel writer Frank Bures casts a gimlet eye on the largely unknown world of travel junkets after a travel junket to Guyana.
Lonely Planet guidebook editors publish Ultimate Travel that describes the world’s 500 most fascinating places as chosen by their guidebook contributors. Associate Publisher Robin Barton joins to talk about the top 10.
Former travel writer for the Seattle Times, Carol Pucci, reveals how you can plan an independent trip to Cuba.
Journalist Perry Garfinkel discusses psychics in residence at trendy hotels and spas.




10/03/2015


October 3, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special show broadcast from Sonoma, California:

Pat Simmons, lead singer & guitarist with the Doobie Brothers, remembers starting out playing rock ‘n roll in California biker bars.
Jonny Westom of the Sonoma Valley Visitor’s Bureau talks about why you should visit Sonoma, California.
Steve Ledson gives an update on the 2015 grape harvest and effect of California drought on wine country.
Kevin McNeely is president of the Sonoma International Film Festival. He and Rudy talk about what you can expect at a local film festival and how to participate in one.



October 3, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special show broadcast from Sonoma, California:

Rudy talks with Bruce Cohn about how the manager of the Doobie Brothers built a winery and an annual, sold-out summer concert.
Rudy asks HopMonk Tavern’s Dean Biersch how a public relations major winds up starting a brewery.
If your child wants to get into television or video production, maybe you ought to move here to Sonoma, where the local high school, Sonoma Valley High, lets students run a television station that airs on a local cable channel. Rudy Talks with Peter Hansen who is a media arts program teacher there.




09/26/2015


September 26, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

Award winning travel writer Kate Rice talks to Robert and Mary about how the travel and tourism industry can play a role in helping to raise awareness and possibly assist in minimizing human trafficking across the world.
Mike Dunphy, a writer for USA Today’s Road Warrior Voice joins Robert and Mary Carey to discuss his article, “7 Ways to Avoid Becoming Miserable from Business Travel”.
Travel expert Johnny Jet chats with Robert and Mary Carey about great Fall deals for Brazil, river cruises, flights and more!



September 26, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

Vacation with not a care in world -- that is the way to enjoy life. Sophia J. DeGraffenreidt from Blue Rose Travel & Events tells us how to make that happen. What sets her apart from the on-line automated travel website? Let her tell you all about it!
I’m falling from the sky! What happened? What was that? The truth on flying and experiencing an Air Pocket. Tom Bunn, a retired airline captain and licensed therapist demystifies and explains what that sensation is and why it happens.
Meet Jill Dybdahl, a designer, business traveler and entrepreneur who saw a travel need and created a fun, efficient product alternative, LollyZip.




09/19/2015


September 19, 2015 - Hour 1
In Hour One of this week's show:

Railbookers.com John Hale joins Rudy to talk about its historical London tours related to Queen Elizabeth’s 63rd year on the throne.
AskThePilot.com’s Patrick Smith talks with Rudy about runway fires.
Planning a trip to Ireland? Paschal Donohoe, minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport for Ireland, says see why the untouched beauty and historical significance of the Ancient East of Ireland should be on the list for your next trip!
Virtual Tourist’s Kimberly Stirdivant Wason talks with Rudy about 10 wonderful places of worship to visit.



September 19, 2015 - Hour 2
In Hour Two of this week's show:

Peter Yesawich, Vice Chairman of MMGY Global, joins Rudy to discuss the latest insights from the agency's travelhorizons survey as it relates to the legalization of marijuana's potential impact on tourism.
Geoffrey Kent, the founder and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent, talks with Rudy about his book, “Safari: a memoir of a worldwide travel pioneer.”
Best-selling author, award-winning journalist and experienced public speaker, Russ Banham is widely considered the foremost chronicler of Corporate America. He joins Rudy to talk his latest book, “Higher: 100 Years of Boeing.”




09/12/2015


September 12, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's broadcast:

Joe Brancatelli talks about what the sudden departure of United’s CEO means to the airline.
Poshpacker founder & CEO, Anna Kojzar talks with Rudy about the “poshtel” trend in the hospitality industry.
Robert & Mary Carey talk with the Wall Street Journal’s Andy Pasztor about lithium battery shipments on airliners and the greater risks than originally thought.
Walks group tour company co-founder Stephen Oddo describes innovative walking tours that offer behind-the scenes visits to Broadway theaters in NYC and a culinary walk & taste with chef Mario Batalli.



September 12, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's broadcast:

Author Russ Banham offers true stories of how American aviation grew as presented in his new, coffee-table book, “Higher: 100 Years of Boeing.”
Rainer Jenss, president & founder of the Family Travel Association discusses the increasing interest in family travel.
Fashion insider Angie Niles introduces lovers of Paris to its eclectic neighborhoods in her new book "Bright Lights Paris".
You can take an exciting safari to Africa without carrying a gun. A leader in sustainable tourism in Africa, Sherwin Banda, president of Lion World Africa Safari, explains how to shop for a safari.


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09/05/2015


September 5, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special encore show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

Of the 400+ U.S. National Parks, 23 are in Alaska. Which are the most popular, and which is the largest? Alaska National Park’s John Quinley checks-in to provide these answers and share what attracts over 2.5 million visitors annually.
Go behind the scenes with Pete Sansom the Systems Operations Manager for Delta Airlines. Managing 3200 mainline flights per day, this is the command center for everything from a flight’s wheels up to wheels down.
Robert & Mary Carey chat with Rick Schwartz, zoo ambassador for the San Diego Zoo and visit San Diego’s famed Balboa Park, which celebrates its centennial this year.
JustAhead CEO Gregory Morse talks with Rudy about his company’s GPS-connected app and new audioguides to 11 national parks.
Robert & Mary Carey talk with Sylvester Pittman of AirlinesGuys.com.



September 5, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special encore show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

Gary Leff on why NY’s LaGuardia--due for an entire makeover--is not the nation’s worst airport.
Robert & Mary Carey visit a gem of an island, Camano Island, outside Seattle and meet the owners of Camano Island Coffee Roasters.
Burt Bomhoff, 7x Iditarod racer and winner of the prestigious Leonard Seppala Award for Best Care of a Competitive Dog Team, records rich details about the race that pits man and dog against the challenges of the wild Alaskan tundra in his memoir, Iditarod Alaska: Life of a Long Distance Sled Dog Musher.
Travel talk with host Rudy Maxa from Mill City Museum in Minneapolis, and Robert & Mary Carey from Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines.
Beercycling.com founder Evan Cohan talks his very small American-owned company focused on creating beer-themed cycling experiences in Belgium and the Netherlands.




08/29/2015


August 29, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's show:

Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman considers the the recent sewage spill that closed the beaches of Hawaii’s Big Island.
Is Copenhagen really as great as everyone says? Reader’s Digest international editions writer Rob Kiener has the answer.
Pilot/owner Larry Kelley talks with Robert & Mary Carey at the New York Air Show. Kelley talks about his B-25 WWII Mitchell Bomber "Panchito" made famous in 1942 for the Doolittle Raid over Toyko.
Co-founder Mikael Robertsson of an extraordinary app called FlightRadar24 explains how you can identify any plane in the sky . . . and much, much more.



August 29, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's show:

Veteran travel reporter Laura Bly of BlyOnTheFly.com explains how Russians are viewing American tourists.
Samantha Brown previews her new Travel Channel show, “50/50,” that picks strangers off the street and takes them on a surprise vacation for 50 hours with $50,000 to spend.
George Hobica of Airfarewatchdog.com reveals what flight attendants really think about passengers.
Kristian Sonnier with the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau describes the differences in her city--from a tourist’s point of view--since Katrina hit 10 years ago.
Rudy offers some attractive travel “Deals of the Week.”




08/22/2015


August 22, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Tuesday, August 25 is National Kiss and Make Up Day. Who knew?!. Colleen Sweitzer, marketing manager at Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park talks with Rudy about how they’re smoothing things over in the Windy City.
British journalist & author, Steve Boggan talks with Rudy about his latest book, “GOLD FEVER: One Man's Adventures on the Trail of the Gold Rush.”
Mike Cooney is a self-described Chief Explorer & Seeker of Knowledge with Cooney World Adventures. He and Catrell Cooney co-authored the newly published “Cooney World Adventures Backpacking with Teens Through Latin America.”
Robert & Mary Carey talk with Sylvester Pittman of AirlinesGuys.com.



August 22, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Rudy learns about finding lodging in Cuba from “O’Neill” an American renovating classic homes into five-star accommodations.
Are drones a danger to commercial aviation? The FAA’s former top drone official, Jim Williams, talks with Rudy about the differing answers to this all to common question.
Scott Grimmer of MileValue.com on how to search for award tickets on a segment-by-segment basis when you can't find an award ticket otherwise.




08/15/2015


August 15, 2015 - Hour 1
In Hour One of this week's broadcast:

Alex Mickel of Mild To Wild Rafting & Jeep Trail Tours in Durango, Colorado talks with Rudy about the Animas River spill.
Seth Kubersky, author of The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando offers tips on making a visit to the theme park more fun.
Care to beat the high price of New York City hotels by sleeping in a minivan, car, or Yellow Cab? That’s what Jonathan Powley promises on Airbnb. He’s collected about 20 vehicles and outfitted them for overnight guests.
Greyhound Lines, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, recently launched service in Mexico. Its CEO Dave Leach joins Rudy to talk about this history-making expansion.
Robert and Mary Carey review the Steri-Pen that promises to ensure safe drinking water when you’re the road.



August 15, 2015 - Hour 2
In Hour Two of this week's broadcast:

Jim Friedlander and Paul Madden talk with Rudy about chartering the first yacht in decades to legally carry paying American travelers to Cuba.
Travel news + cruise writer Janice Wald Henderson talks with Rudy about booking late summer cruises and previews what’s sailing our way in 2016.
Is Rio de Janeiro ready to host the Summer Olympic Games in 2016? Award-winning journalist Juliana Barbassa answers that question when she and Rudy discuss her new book DANCING WITH THE DEVIL IN THE CITY OF GOD: Rio de Janeiro on the Brink.
Beercycling.com founder Evan Cohan talks his very small American-owned company focused on creating beer-themed cycling experiences in Belgium and the Netherlands.




08/08/2015


August 8, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special show broadcasting from the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta, Georgia:

Go behind the scenes with Pete Sansom the Systems Operations Manager for Delta Airlines. Managing 3200 mainline flights per day, this is the command center for everything from a flight’s wheels up to wheels down.
The entire history of Coca Cola is on display at this gem of a museum. The secret formula behind the iconic brand has been guarded since its formulation in 1886 and can now be found locked in a high security vault at the museum. World of Coca Cola’s Group Marketing Manager Jacquie Wansley explains.
Fly what the pilots fly! The only commercial Boeing simulator open to the public can be found at the Delta Flight Museum. Come test your skills!
Not your father’s Hall of Fame. The College Football Hall of Fame has relocated to Atlanta. Its CEO John Stephenson talks with Robert and Mary Carey as they check out this modern day destination that celebrates the sport with high tech interactive experiences sure to please every fan!



August 8, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special show being broadcast from the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta:

Situated in hangers originally built in the 1940s, the Delta Flight Museum is home to The Spirit of Delta Boeing 767-200, a commercial Boeing flight simulator used to train actual pilots, a global collection of flight attendant uniforms over Delta’s long rich history and many other exciting aviation exhibitions. The museum’s CEO John Boatright and its Director of Operations, Tiffany Meng, share details.
Rudy Maxa reports on the public tour of CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta.
Fly what the pilots fly! Simulator operator Mike Raftis explains about the only commercial Boeing simulator open to the public can be found at the Delta Flight Museum. Come test your skills!
Robert & Mary Carey visit the world’s largest drive in restaurant, Atlanta’s The Varsity established in 1928. Its director Ashley Weiser tells how this local icon has been serving up its famous chili dogs, frosted orange drink, burgers, fries and more to politicians and celebrities like Elvis Presley and even Clark Gable during the filming of Gone with The Wind!




08/01/2015


August 1, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Gary Leff on why NY’s LaGuardia--due for an entire makeover--is not the nation’s worst airport.
All about the new terminal just for animals--massages and pools included--at NY’s Kennedy airport. Cliff Bollman from the Gensler architectural firm that designed it joins Rudy.
Robert & Mary Carey visit with Marco LiMandri about Little Italy in San Diego, California.
John Kavulich from the U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council explains when Americans visiting Cuba might be able to use credit cards.
Craig Sholley with the African Wildlife Foundation talks about community-based tourism, also known as conservation tourism, and how it benefits Africa’s people and wildlife, including saving the elephants and fighting the ivory trade.



August 1, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Update on WorldRider.com’s Allan Karl motorcycle ride through China for a TV series pilot. Not everything is going smoothly.
Rudy discusses deals and short news items.
Sonja Britton explains why she founded the DWI Victims Memorial of Perpetual Tears in Moriarty, New Mexico.




07/25/2015


July 25, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's show:

Robert & Mary Carey visit Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in southern California.
Rudy meets with John Anfinson with the National Park Service in Minnesota to look at the only urban national park in the US that runs along the Mississippi River in MN’s Twin Cities.
From Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theater, Lana Aylesworth reviews the theater scene in the Twin Cities that boasts the second-largest number of theater seats per capita after NYC.



July 25, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's show:

Mill City Museum’s David Stevens talks the history of Minneapolis as the country’s major supplier of grain for 50 years until the ‘30s and how that made the city today’s center of prosthetic limbs development.
Robert & Mary Carey chat with Rick Schwartz, zoo ambassador for the San Diego Zoo.
Minneapolis Farmer’s Market Founder, Brenda Langdon, celebrates the glories of farmers’ markets & eating a diet rich in veggies and fruit.
Robert & Mary Carey visit San Diego’s famed Balboa Park, which celebrates its centennial this year.




07/18/2015


July 18, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's broadcast:

Enough stupid selfies, say tourist destinations. Ohio State’s Dr. Jesse Fox studies the impulsive behavior of selfie-takers who post on social websites.
During Vermont Open Farm Week, Aug. 3-9, farms open their doors to public for an authentic farm experience says Meghan Sheridan of the Vermont Fresh Network.
WimZr app co-founder John Parilo describes how to connect to travelers you don’t know days, weeks or months before traveling.
Meet the computer hacker who earned 1,250,000 United miles for finding a vulnerability in United Airlines’ web site.



July 18, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's broadcast:

Robert & Mary Carey visit a gem of an island, Camano Island, outside Seattle and meet the owners of Camano Island Coffee Roasters.
Invite your children to explore the world by participating in international community service. Rustic Pathways CEO Chris Stakich explains.
JustAhead CEO Gregory Morse talks with Rudy about his company’s GPS-connected app and new audioguides to 11 national parks.
CouchSurfing marketing guru Kate Connally joins the show to appraise the growth of the website that counts as members 10 million people in 200,000 cities willing to host fellow travelers at their homes. Plus: What’s a “Couch Crash?”




07/11/2015


July 11, 2015 - Hour 1
Our Robert & Mary Carey take the show this week to Alaska for a special remote broadcast from the Alyeska Resort to explore our 49th State:

Cruise through 26 glaciers on stunning Prince William Sound. See humpback whales, sea otters, porpoises, sea lions, bald eagles and more. Captain Cody Hanna, Boat Captain for Phillips Cruises explains.
Last week MSN released its “Best Hotel in Each State” list, and The Alyeska Resort ranked #1 in Alaska. In addition to being a world-class ski destination, it’s also popular with hikers, bikers, adventure travelers and culinary foodies. Executive Mandy Hawes and Executive Chef Jason Porter join The Careys to discuss this premier resort.
Alaska offers many “bucket list” items and one for sure is landing on the glaciers surrounding Mount McKinley, America’s tallest peak at over 20,000 feet tall, aboard a ski plane. Suzanne Rust of Rust’s Flying Service/K2 Aviation will share what to expect before Robert & Mary take the flight.
Alyeska Resort Outdoor Shop manager Brett Crook talks ‘shop’ Alaskan style as we explore hiking, outdoor activities and how what makes camping in Alaska a little different than many of the lower 48 states.
Of the 400+ U.S. National Parks, 23 are in Alaska. Which are the most popular, and which is the largest? Alaska National Park’s John Quinley checks-in to provide these answers and share what attracts over 2.5 million visitors annually.



July 11, 2015 - Hour 2
In this second hour, our Robert & Mary Carey take the show to Alaska for a special remote broadcast from the Alyeska Resort, exploring our 49th State:

At 100, the city of Anchorage has come a long way from its days as a railroad construction camp and tent city. Anchorage Centennial Chairman Jim Barnett discusses the city’s history, how it rebuilt from North America’s largest earthquake in 1964, its diversity with over 95 languages spoken, and what’s ahead for the metropolis.
In the early 1900s the American Wood Bison was added to the extinct list. But with the help of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, they’ve brought back the Wood Bison, and just reintroduced over 100 into the Alaskan wild. The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center’s director Scott Michaelis joins Robert & Mary Carey to share this unique travel destination and the important work they’re doing.
Burt Bomhoff, 7x Iditarod racer and winner of the prestigious Leonard Seppala Award for Best Care of a Competitive Dog Team, records rich details about the race that pits man and dog against the challenges of the wild Alaskan tundra in his memoir, Iditarod Alaska: Life of a Long Distance Sled Dog Musher.
Serving homemade food, famous cinnamon rolls and other baked goods since the 1940s. Located in downtown Talkeetna, the Talkeetna Roadhouse is the end of the road town made famous by climbers as a stopover on the journey to climb Mt. McKinley, North America's tallest peak. Its owner, Trisha Costello explains.
Hotel Captain Cook – A luxury hotel celebrating 50 years of excellence in service to its guests. Hear from family owner, Joe Hickel on how essential his father’s decision to build this property was in forging a path to rebuild the city of Anchorage leading it to where it is today.




07/04/2015


July 4, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of a special encore show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

Ask The Pilot’s Patrick Smith and Rudy talk the recent TSA security failures.
Our Robert & Mary Carey talk with Jim Johnson of Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford.
Toni Caracciolo, marketing VP for SeaWorld Parks & Resorts, discusses the SeaWorld Cares rescue program & new attractions coming to SeaWorld & Busch Gardens.
Security expert Marc Weber Tobias talks with Rudy about top TSA top firings and ”security theater.”
Robert & Mary Carey talk to Nick Vergos, owner of their favorite place for BBQ, Rendezvous, in Memphis.



July 4, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special encore show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey, we look back at recent favorite interviews:

Contributing hosts Robert & Mary go behind the scenes with Chef Mark Ainsworth to explore the many the Culinary Institute of America’s Boot Camps for travelers. The CIA offers a variety of two- to five-day Boot Camps ranging from in-depth wine classes, to global cuisines, cooking skills, baking, expert grilling techniques, entertaining at home, and more.
Robert & Mary Carey talk with Kelly Craighead, exec director of the US Dept. of Commerce/Natl. Travel & Tourism Office about bringing visitors to the US.
Sammy Hagar, former lead singer of Van Halen, describes his “Places of the Heart”--where he retreats to find peace and quiet--and reveals the story behind his first hit song, “I Can’t Drive 55.”
Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman talks with Rudy about the Top 10 beaches in the US.




06/27/2015


June 27, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's broadcast:

Insights from the MMGY Global 2015 Portrait of American Travelers; now in its 25th year, the study provides insights into the travel habits, preferences and intentions of U.S. travelers.
Known as the Traveling Professor, Steve Solosky, talks Norway, Copenhagen and Iceland with our Robert & Mary Carey.
Karla Lemmon, founder of Little Peanut on the Go, on a new mobile app to help parents stay organized and connected while they or their children are away from home.
Charles MacPherson, the head of a Toronto-based butler school, describes how to be the perfect summer houseguest.



June 27, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's broadcast:

Travel news + cruise writer Janice Wald Henderson talks with Rudy about behemoth cruise ships.
Have a hard time escaping work? Jessica DeGroot of the ThirdPath Institute has suggestions on how to make sure your vacation actually feels like one.
Veteran travel writer Perry Garfinkel invites listeners to an upcoming travel writers workshop on Martha’s Vineyard.
Authors Bill Mahoney & Ina Garrison Mahoney discuss their new book, “Vagabonding Through Retirement: Unusual Travels Far from our Paris Houseboat.”




06/20/2015


June 20, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's show:

Consumer travel expert Charlie Leocha of TravelersUnited.org discuses upcoming DC legislation affecting travelers.
Host of a new public television series, “Dream of Italy,” Kathy McCabe offers a strategy for booking a trip to Italy now.
Johnny Jet explains when to travel to find the best airline fares.
Flight attendent mom Beth Henry & CloudSurfingKids.com blogger shares six summer tips for flying with kids.
TechCraver Jason Harris suggests last-minute techie/travel gifts for Father’s Day.



June 20, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's show:

Consumer travel expert Joe Brancatelli of JoeSentMe.com asks, “Why do the airlines hate us?”
HotelsByDay CEO & Co-founder Yannis Moati describes new website & app that allows day rentals of hotel rooms.
Food & travel writer Beth D’Addono is author of The Hunt New Orleans, the latest city guide in the popular HUNT series.
Virtual Tourist’s Kimberly Stirdivant Wason describes five of the world’s greatest train rides.




06/13/2015


June 13, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Ask The Pilot’s Patrick Smith and Rudy talk the recent TSA security failures.
Blogger and author of six books on the joys of Italian life, Elizabeth Minchilli discusses her new book, “Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City.”
Journalist & videographer Rachel Parsons hosts her new PBS show, The Peregrine Dame, about traveling with no crew or companions.
Bulls Before Breakfast, by Peter N. Milligan, recounts more than 70 runs with Pamplona’s bulls and explores Spain’s Navarra region.
“INSATIABLE-A Passion-For-Life Memoir/Backpacking Around the World” is the story of Scott Stone’s two-year, 34-country journey in the ‘70s when he lived on $2 a day.



June 13, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Robert & Mary Carey talk with Kelly Craighead, exec director of the US Dept. of Commerce/Natl. Travel & Tourism Office about bringing visitors to the US.
Sammy Hagar, former lead singer of Van Halen, describes his “Places of the Heart”--where he retreats to find peace and quiet--and reveals the story behind his first hit song, “I Can’t Drive 55.”
Sammy Hagar describes his Maui hideaway where he goes for R&R.
Twins Charles & John Robinson describe the special pleasures of attending the annual largest gathering of twins in Twinsburg, Ohio each August.




06/06/2015


June 6, 2015 - Hour 1
In Hour One of this week's show:

Rudy along with our Robert & Mary Carey share the highlights from the U.S. Travel Association held its 47th IPW-3-day event-in Orlando that generated more than $4.7 billion in future Visit USA travel.
TravAlliance editor-in-chief James Shillinglaw takes a look at the Disney empire as marks the 60th anniversary of Disneyland.
Wall Street Journal columnist and linguist Ben Zimmer explains the unusual origins of the term “bucket list.”
Delta Air Lines and Wines from Rioja kick off an integrated national partnership this month, and master sommelier Andrea Robinson talks with Rudy about the partnership and its offerings.
Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman talks with Rudy about the Top 10 beaches in the US.



June 6, 2015 - Hour 2
In Hour Two of this week's show:

Credit card cash advances come with fees that can cost you dearly, says CreditCards.com’s senior business analyst, Matt Schulz.
Locks on the bridges of the Seine: love or litter? Michael Saint James, author of a new coffee-table book, Bridges of Paris, offers his take.
Toni Caracciolo, marketing VP for SeaWorld Parks & Resorts, discusses the SeaWorld Cares rescue program & new attractions coming to SeaWorld & Busch Gardens.
Security expert Marc Weber Tobias talks with Rudy about top TSA top firings and ”security theater.”
Rudy asks Brian Sozzi of TheStreet.com to explain why he says, Don’t Bank on a Last-Minute Discount on Your Cruise Vacation This Year.




05/30/2015


May 30, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's broadcast:

Brian Kelly, The Points Guy, describes what disgraced FIFA executive Chuck Blazer can do with his $26 million worth of Amex Membership Points.
Cruise journalist James Shillinglaw reports on his recent cruise aboard Viking’s first ocean-going vessel, the Viking Star.
Journalist Ned Levi from ConsumerTraveler.com asked experts how to best survive a train collision. Hint: Choose a middle car. He joins Rudy to elaborate.
Everett Potter, columnist for USA Today and editor of Everett Potter's Travel Report, talks with Rudy about five myths about France and the French.
Update on WorldRider.com’s Allan Carl motorcycle ride through China for a television series pilot. Not everything is going smoothly!



May 30, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's broadcast:

LA Times Travel Editor Catharine Hamm tells Rudy Greyhound is the way to go!
Scott McCartney, the Wall Street Journal’s “Middle Seat” columnist, reports the price difference between coach and first class airline tickets is decreasing.
Robert & Mary Carey talk to Nick Vergos, owner of their favorite place for BBQ, Rendezvous, in Memphis.




05/23/2015


May 23, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special "Best Of" show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

Cameras installed in Hertz rental cars have stirred privacy concerns in some circles. Hertz Global VP Rich Broome joins Rudy to talk why the cameras are there, even though they is no intention to activate.
Travel expert Rick Steves shares tips from the updated version of his travel skills book, Europe Through the Back Door 2015.
Our Robert & Mary Carey talk with Dr. Cindy Lovell, executive director of the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Massachusetts. They explored the house where Twain lived for 17 years and wrote the adventures of Tom and Huck.
Quentin Mittelett of Nightswapping.com describes how you can host guests & earn lodging credits for yourself.
Etiquette expert and former flight attendant Jacqueline Whitmore of EtiquetteExpert.com shares tips on how to handle the most annoying airline passengers.



May 23, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special "Best Of" show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey:

Consumer travel expert Joe Brancatelli explains what Expedia’s purchase of Orbitz means to travelers.
John Boatright of the Delta Flight Museum provides details on visiting the museum adjacent to Atlanta’s airport.
U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council senior policy advisor John S. Kavulich talks with Rudy about recent changes in Cuba-US relations.
As it happens, the wide, open lands around airport runways make happy homes for bees. Danielle Beurteaux of the New York Times describes hives at airports whose occupants provide honey you can buy at airport stores.
Maritime lawyer Robert Peltz talk with Rudy about what could be a game changing court ruling re cruise ships being liable for not providing competent medical care to injured passengers.




05/16/2015


May 16, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's broadcast:

Transportation and traffic engineering expert Dr. Carl Berkowitz joins Rudy to talk the state of train travel in the US, and traveler safety.
Graham Holliday’s, Eating Viet Nam: Dispatches from a Blue Plastic Table, is an original memoir-cum-travelogue that details his expat life through the lens of his host nation’s legendary street food.
Our Robert & Mary Carey talk with Paul Simmons, Chief Commercial Officer of a rival British low-cost carrier, Flybe, who gives an overview of a market in which discount carriers are locked in tight competition for market share and options for travelers.
Virtual Tourist’s Kimberly Stirdivant Wason joins Rudy to talk the 10 places to see before they disappear.



May 16, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's broadcast:

Historian Maja Peers talks with Rudy about an exhibition she curated: “1945: Defeat. Liberation. New Beginning.” at Berlin’s German Historical Museum.
Lawyer Carol M. Merchasin fell in love with Mexico’s Spanish language, its people, and culture during her first trip there in 1983. She moved to San Miguel de Allende in 2005, and recently authored a book, This Is Mexico.
Clem Bason, long-time travel industry veteran & now CEO of goSeek, shares tips to finding the best deals on flights, rental cars, hotels, etc.
Security expert Marc Weber Tobias has nifty ways to avoid credit card fraud, like being “skimmed.”




05/09/2015


May 9, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's show:

Copenhagen resident & journalist Marisa Garcia describes Denmark’s plans to go cashless.
Freelance writer TJ Grist describes being caught while trekking in Nepal as this week’s earthquake shook the earth.
Author David Downie’s A PASSION FOR PARIS: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Lights is a 30-year walk through Paris offering a history of 19th century’s literary and artistic greats.
Josh Cohen of Wild Planet Adventures details the best times to encounter exotic wildlife from Africa to Central America.
Avon, Ohio, hosts the 12th annual Duck Tape Festival on Father’s Day Weekend. Patti Sack provides details.



May 9, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's show:

Costas Paris, London-based senior correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, describes upcoming ferry service between Cuba & the US.
John Boatright of the Delta Flight Museum provides details on visiting the museum adjacent to Atlanta’s airport.
U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council senior policy advisor John S. Kavulich talks with Rudy about recent changes in Cuba-US relations.
Megabus, the popular city-to-city bus company, offers luxury single and double-decker buses with free wi-fi, at-seat plug ins, panoramic windows. Bryony Chamberlain director of operations explains.
Finding some of Missouri’s key Civil War sites just got easier, says Greg Wolk of the Missouri Civil War Heritage Foundation.




05/02/2015


May 2, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's show:

This year’s Berkshire-Hathaway annual meeting is a grander-than-usual show. David Brown, president & CEO of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, talks with Rudy about the impact of 40,000+ visitors on the local economy.
The Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee launches a summer exhibition in honor of famed motorcycle designer Willie G. Davidson.
During their recent visit to Iceland our Robert & Mary Carey met world-class sommelier Alba Hough, who shares her story and passions for travel, wines and more.
Rudy talks with Todd Bol the founder of the world’s smallest, free libraries—there are hundreds of them around the world.
Thierry Apparu of Venturi Automobiles describes the upcoming electric car Grand Prix in Monaco and the value these advanced vehicles hold for the future of all cars.



May 2, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Hotels embrace sustainability to lure guests and cut costs, and hospitality & tourism expert Dr. Bjorn Hanson talks more about this with Rudy.
Once upon a time, major US airlines sold around-the-world tickets at an attractive price. No more. But Scott Grimmer of MileValue.com explains how to construct an around-the-world ticket today.
Brooke Borel, author of a new book, Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms & Took Over the World knows what lurks on the edges of your mattress.
If you have the money, Susie Worthy can shape an ”exquisite British experience.” Her travel company, NoteWorthy, specializes in personal itineraries to hard-to-get-to places and events in the UK.
Freelance writer Charly Wilder has lived in Moscow, thinks it’s great with a lot to offer, and she joins Rudy to talk Russia tourism.




04/25/2015


April 25, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Tourists have begun trickling back to Egypt, and Joe Luchison of Thomas Harper River Journeys says it’s time to visit.
John Hargrove, former SeaWorld killer whale trainer featured in the documentary 'Blackfish,' discuses his new book Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld and the Truth Beyond Blackfish.
American journalist Marian E. Lindberg was obsessed by her father’s story of his stepfather who disappeared while looking for diamonds in the Amazon. Her search for what happened took her to Brazil and led to her book, The End of the Rainy Season.
Quentin Mittelett of Nightswapping.com describes how you can host guests & earn lodging credits for yourself.
HotelTonight’s CEO Sam Shank joins Rudy to talk best last minute destinations for spring getaway.



April 25, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

The drought plaguing California and the Sierra Nevada regions means there’ll be no river rafting trips this summer for visitors to many places. John Davis, owner of the Riverview Lodge in Kernville CA, joins Rudy to describe the new reality.
Care to know what really irritates flight attendants? “Shawn-Kathleen” curates the website RantsOfASassyStew.com that features photos and rants about the not-so-friendly skies. She shares with Rudy the over-the-top surprises she’s found.
On their recent trip to Iceland, contributing hosts Robert and Mary Carey tested several portable power sources for electronic devices. Not all of them impressed.
Did aliens build Stonehenge? Can you visit Area 51? Cheapflights.com senior editor Melisse Hinkle lists the top 10 tourist sites for those interested in space travel, real or alleged.
WorldRider.com’s Allan Carl sets out to ride his motorcycle through China for a television series pilot.




04/18/2015


April 18, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey from Reykjavík, Iceland:

Mountaineers of Iceland – Snowmobile Adventure Trips (@Mountaineers2) own and operate super trucks which have been specially modified to get to a glacier and other remote areas by the rugged mountain tracks of the highlands, inaccessible by normal cars. Mountaineers operate open day tours, half-day tours and evening tours as well as private tailor made tours for smaller and larger groups, for one, two or more days.
Hotel Apotek/Kea Hotels - Apotek Hotel is a new four star, high quality Boutique hotel. Apotek Hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of a variety of shops, galleries and restaurants. Apotek Hotel has 45 rooms and suites. The historical building formerly housed the pharmacy Reykjavíkurapótek and well known landmark in Reykjavík.
Take a walk on the wild wide (think volcanoes) or land on a glacier (REALLY!) are just two of the many tours offered by HELO (@HeloIceland). Its pilots are skilled guides with a comprehensive knowledge of the Icelandic nature. Take your adventure in Iceland to a higher level and they promise you a unique experience!
Known as one of the 25 Wonders of the World, The Blue Lagoon (@bluelagoonis) Geothermal Spa is open year round regardless of the weather. Bathe and swim in the healing waters in this beautiful setting. Located near the airport, this is a popular activity to enjoy for those ‘stopping over’ to Iceland on their way to other destinations.
Bring a taste of Iceland to your home in the States. Icelander Smari Asmundsson (@Smari Organics) discusses the product he missed most when he moved from Iceland to California and what he decided to do about it.



April 18, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special show hosted by Robert & Mary Carey from Reykjavik, Iceland:

Meet Addy Olafsdottir (@Icelandair) who discusses the various opportunities Icelandair offers to travelers coming to Iceland. Did you know you can ‘stop over’ from 24 hours to seven days with no additional charge to your airfare? Offered only on Icelandair – Some airlines give you miles, Icelandair gives you time!
Culture in Iceland. Listen to Einar Bardarson (@visitreykjavik), executive director of Visit Reykjavik and Thorunn Reynisdottir, CEO of Iceland Tourist Bureau discuss the local museums, booming restaurant scene and the Old Harbor area where Elding Whale Watching offers fabulous whale watching tours, a chance to see puffins, the Peace Tower, Northern Lights and more.
Elsa Waage (@elsawaage1) is an Icelandic contralto opera singer. Harpa is a concert hall and conference centre in Reykjavík, Iceland. It’s home to the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra and site of many international festivals including the renowned Airwaves. Harpa (@HarpaReykjavik) was designed by the Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects in cooperation with Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. It won a distinguished World Award for Architecture in 2013.
The Fridheimar Geothermal Greenhouse & Farm is wonderful example of Icelandic sustainability. The tomatoes are grown year round, using state-of-the-art technology in an environmentally-friendly way. Green energy, pure Icelandic water and biological pest controls make for tasty and healthful tomatoes. Average yearly crop is 370 tons!




04/11/2015


April 11, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's show:

In an emergency airplane evacuation, Ask The Pilot’s Patrick Smith says leave your belongings behind and get out of the plane!
A medical mishap can happen anywhere, but if you need transport home, travel insurance won’t protect you, platinum credit cards won’t protect you. Co-hosts Robert & Mary Carey talk with John Gobbels of MedjetAssist to discuss solutions.
John Hargrove, former SeaWorld killer whale trainer featured in the documentary 'Blackfish,' discuses his new book Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld and the Truth Beyond Blackfish.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the nation plans special events. Stephanie Lovett of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America explains.
Riding Sky High follows trailblazing world cyclist, Pierre-Yves Tremblay, as he bikes 15,000 miles around the world.



April 11, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's show:

The American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Maryann Kahn Cope explains how to avoid losing money to scammers posting on third-party websites vacation properties they don’t own.
The man who identified five places in the world where people live the longest (the “Blue Zones”), Dan Buettner, explains what the rest of us can learn from their diets and lifestyles.
Written by Sally-Christine Rodgers, Convergence: A Voyage through French Polynesia is a very special book. She talks with Rudy about its many harrowing tales, which all end happily.
Journalist Joe Sharkey describes what he’s learned from writing his travel column in the New York Times for 16 years.




04/04/2015


April 4, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special show being broadcast from the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota:

Airsafe’s Dr. Todd Curtis discusses “black box” findings of the Germanwings crash.
A seven-acre, indoor amusement park, huge aquarium, a 16,000-sq-foot Barbie Dreamhouse . . . the Mall of America is an entertainment destination as well as a mall says Jill Renslow, SVP, Marketing at MOA.
Doug Killian, who oversees Mall Of America’s international tourism, explains why 14 million foreign tourists visit the MOA each year.
Mall Of America’s Brian Spielman describes the country’s largest, indoor amusement park & other unusual attractions at the MOA.
The Radisson Blu’s sales & marketing director Marilyn Miller explains who stays at a 500-room, luxury hotel at a mall.



April 4, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special show being broadcasts from the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN:

Details on foreign visitors who take package trips to shop at the Mall of America.
what’s new/exciting about Mall Of America shopping? Jennifer Laurman, marketing VP, explains.
Tara Niebeling, MOA PR coordinator, provides an overview of the varied dining options at the MOA.
Scheduled to open in November 2015, JW Marriott Minneapolis will be a 342-room luxury property in a class by itself. Amy Shahin, its director of sales, joins Rudy to talk about what makes it special.
Rudy talks with MarCom Manager John Sullwold about SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium’s 1.3 million gallons of fun at Mall of America.




03/28/2015


March 28, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Consumer travel expert Joe Brancatelli of JoeSentMe.com talks with Rudy about the latest news about the recent Germanwings crash.
TravAlliance editor-in-chief & cruise specialist James Shillinglaw talks with Rudy on how to choose the right river cruise for you.
TravAlliance editor-in-chief & cruise specialist James Shillinglaw talks with Rudy about SeaWorld Adventure Parks.
TravelersUnited’s Charlie Leocha talks about the drop in fuel costs and the increase in airfares. Something's not quite right, and he talks with Rudy on that subject.
Located in the Texas Hill Country, the National Museum of the Pacific War is world class and has an important story to tell to Americans and indeed visitors from around the world. Admiral Nimitz Foundation spokesperson Brandon Vinyard talks with Rudy about why Fredericksburg Texas should be on your map!



March 28, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Cameras installed in Hertz rental cars have stirred privacy concerns in some circles. Hertz Global VP Rich Broome joins Rudy to talk why the cameras are there, even though they is no intention to activate.
Our Robert & Mary Carey talk with Jim Johnson of Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford.
The actual merger of the American Airlines & US Airways frequent flier programs happens this weekend. ThePointsGuy Brian Kelly talks with Rudy about key things to know of you’re a miles holder.
Can you trust online reviews? Dr. Camilla Vasquez talks with Rudy about a study on human behavior.
Rapid Travel Chai blogger Stefan Krasowski recently attended an Iwo Jima WWII commemoration, and explains how you can attend a commemorative military event too.




03/21/2015


March 21, 2015 - Hour 1
In Hour One of this week's show:

After gunmen killed visitors to Tunisia’s national museum this week, an MSC cruise ship left town leaving behind nine deceased and four surviving passengers whose whereabouts were unknown. Travel expert Mark Murphy describes protocol in these cases.
Airlines spend billions developing their logos and the designs for the outside of their planes. Matthias Hühne takes a look at the trends and fashions in visual identity of airlines from 1945.
Bedbugs are a worry for passengers, but Josh Shapiro of Terramera says his new product solves that.
Sure, Louis XIV had a cool crib called Versailles about 20 miles outside of Paris, but Alexandre de Vogüé invites you to his personal palace called the Estate of Vaux le Vicomte also outside of Paris.



March 21, 2015 - Hour 2
In Hour Two of this week's broadcast:

Europe is on sale for travelers who carry US dollars; the Wall Street Journal’s Scott McCartney has examples of how far prices have fallen.
He spoke no English, she spoke no French. Now they’re married—a true story of love enabled by Google Translate. Journalist Mac McClelland talks with Rudy about her recent Washington Post article.
A couple of years after Superstorm Sandy, is the Jersey shore ready for prime time this summer? Rudy checks in with Eric & Mary Ellen Tellefsen who run an Ocean Grove, NJ, inn.
Anirban Bardalaye of VacayHero.com got stiffed after renting a vacation home on line. That gave him an idea.
Jason Harris of techcraver.com has news from this year’s SXSW in Austin, Texas, about new tech trends that should appeal to travelers.




03/14/2015


March 14, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

On Tuesday, the Irish and the wannabe Irish from across the globe will don their greenest garb to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Cheapflights.com travel expert Emily Fisher talks with Rudy about 17 Things You Won’t Believe about Saint Patrick’s Day Parades around the World.
Thomas Pastorius of Projects Abroad talks with Rudy about its volunteer and intern opportunities for all ages, and that now is a good time to begin planning for summer.
Company CEO Nicolas Keglevich talks with Robert & Mary Carey about how with LugLoc you can trace your luggage anytime and anywhere by just a tap on your smartphone!
Etiquette expert and former flight attendant Jacqueline Whitmore of EtiquetteExpert.com shares tips on how to handle the most annoying airline passengers.



March 14, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Why is United the only US airline that flies to India? Ted Reed, transportation report for TheStreet.com talks with Rudy about this development.
Daymond John, from ABC’s Shark Tank and Founder & CEO of popular clothing line FUBU is now the Brand Ambassador for Andiamo Luggage’s newest luxury luggage lines, Avanti and Pantera. He talks with Robert and Mary Carey about this new opportunity.
JD Lasica talks about his new cruise vacation website, Cruiseable.com, and its tablet app just launched January 6.
As the naughty romance book trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey debuts as movie blockbuster Tourism Vancouver’s Sonu Purhar talks about its devotees flocking to locations throughout the city.




03/07/2015


March 7, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Contributing hosts Robert & Mary Carey experience the Culinary Institute of America, explore all four campuses, and share restaurant options for travelers during their talk with chef Theo Rose. They also learn about the new concept pop-up Pangea Restaurant from its maître d instructor John Storm.
Contributing hosts Robert & Mary go behind the scenes with Chef Mark Ainsworth to explore the Culinary Institute of America’s Boot Camps for travelers. The CIA offers a variety of two- to five-day Boot Camps ranging from in-depth wine classes, to global cuisines, cooking skills, baking, expert grilling techniques, entertaining at home, and more.
Contributing hosts Robert & Mary Carey talk with the Culinary Institute of America’s leading nutritionist Jennifer Stack, to gain her take on healthier eating while traveling, including tips for on-the-go snacks when in flight and on-the-road.
Contributing hosts Robert & Mary Carey meet with Ronald Hayes of the Culinary Institute of America to learn about options for careers in the travel and hospitality industries, and what sets the CIA apart in education.



March 7, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Contributing hosts Robert & Mary Carey speak with the Paul LaRochelle, manager of the only FAA registered ice airport/runway in the lower 48 United States, Alton Bay Seaplane Base & Ice Runway Airport, and discuss this unique destination.
Contributing hosts Robert & Mary Carey go behind the scenes with JetBlue GM for Ground Operations Anthony LoCastro and Ground Systems Ops Manager Ossie David to examine busy JFK International Airport. Listen, as they share firsthand what’s involved in receiving and preparing planes from touchdown to wheels-up.
Contributing hosts Robert & Mary Carey go beneath JFK International Airport with JetBlue’s baggage team and talk with its GM for Ground Operations Anthony LoCastro, and Patrick Burke, airport duty manager, who share all the moving parts luggage and freight endure to arrive at their destination.
Contributing host Mary Carey reports on our testing and comparisons of 2 affordable, easy-to-use options in travels new accessory – Selfie Sticks.
Deals of the Week include travel, lodging & lift ticket deals with Ski.com, and March Madness Room Deal with the Inn at Cooperstown.




02/28/2015


February 28, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's broadcast:

Travel Briefcase columnist Hugo Martin talks the record-breaking travel numbers he recently wrote about for the LA Times.
The sharing economy extends to rental cars. RelayRides lets you rent someone else’s car for a lot less than retail. Its CEO, Andre Haddad, explains.
March Madness anyone? Robert and Mary Carey check in with Paul Lambert, vice president of Guest Experience & Programming with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.
An animal rescue shelter in North Carolina loans dogs to a local hotel. If guests takes a fancy to Fido, the pup may be adopted. Christine Kavanagh, director of the Aloft Asheville Downtown, describes this unique match-making service.
Can Disney keep raising park entrance fees & what other options do visitors have? Kelly Monaghan, publisher and author of books dissecting Disney World and other Orlando amusement parks, weighs in.



February 28, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second hour of this week's broadcast:

The Seattle Jewish Film Festival celebrates its 20th Anniversary March 14-22, 2015. Its director of cultural affairs, Pamela Lavitt, talks with Rudy about this year’s travel-related films.
Bestselling author & curator of the NirAndFar.com blog, Nir Eyal wrote a LinkedIn article on how technology is tricking you to tip more. He talks suggestions with Rudy about how to avoid the pressure.
David Soucie is CNN’s safety analyst and was a frequent guest during its coverage of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. He joins Rudy to talk about his new book, MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370: Why It Disappeared—and Why It’s Only a Matter of Time Before This Happens Again.
AIRPORTS WITH A BUZZ: As it happens, the wide, open lands around airport runways make happy homes for bees. Danielle Beurteaux of the New York Times describes hives at airports whose occupants provide honey you can buy at airport stores.
The Annual Testicle Festival aka Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry comes to Virginia City, Nevada (near Reno) St. Patrick’s Day Weekend. The city’s Director of Tourism Deny Dotson has a chat about the 24-year event and serving up fried, chopped, grilled or sautéed cow testicles.




02/21/2015


February 21, 2015 - Hour 1
In Hour One of this week's show:

A Saratoga Springs, NY, hotel offers a $5,000-,weekend divorce package that includes a mediator, lawyers, and massages. The Divorce Hotel’s mediator Michele Martin talks with Rudy.
Robert & Mary Carey talk with Dr. Cindy Lovell, executive director of the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut. They explored the house where Twain lived for 17 years and wrote the adventures of Tom and Huck.
Minor Trips newsletter editor Mike Shannon talks with Rudy about how to enjoy a family trip checking out baseball spring training destinations.
In 2002, George Pendle, a writer on science & culture, became fascinated by airport carpets that he calls “the world’s largest art installation.” He curates the website CarpetsForAirports.com.



February 21, 2015 - Hour 2
In Hour Two of this week's show:

Aviation expert Dr. Todd Curtis of Airsafe.com explains how the new rules on the use of drones might affect commercial flying.
American, United and Delta demand that Uncle Sam halt the growth of airlines from the United Arab Emirates that want to expand their reach in US markets. Kevin Mitchell, chairman of the Business Travel Coalition, thinks the airlines are afraid of tough competition.
In 1999, David Phillips spent about $3,100 buying boxes of pudding in order to claim $25,000 in airline tickets. The civil engineer explains what he did with that pudding and those miles.
Why did Delta remove its award ticket chart from it website? And what should you do about it? Rene de Lambert of DeltaPoints.com has some ideas.




02/14/2015


February 14, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Andrew, curator of The Weekly Flyer, crfiticizes Delta Air Lines for removing award charts for frequent flyer miles.
Writer Erika Fry talks about her Fortune magazine piece on motorhome afecionados with a focus on Winnebago’s resurgence.
Why would a couple, who are not ready to retire, buy a used 32-foot RV, and hit the road full time? Rudy Maxa’s World exec producer, Janet de Acevedo Macdonald, explains.
For 29 years, Randy Peterson, has been the champion of frequent flyer miles, a perk regarded by some as a gimmick when they were invented.



February 14, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Consumer travel expert Joe Brancatelli explains what Expedia’s purchase of Orbitz means to travelers.
Patrick Smith answers the question, “Is a co-pilot a pilot?” and compares the difference in service on foreign carriers vs. US airlines.
Lisa Avebury founded Sacred Introvert.com to arrange tours for travelers who consider themselves introverts. Translation: Adequate down time.
Sarah Ferguson and Jennifer Fry, execs with Festiva Sailing Vacations, talk with Bob & Mary Carey about why a catamaran charter experience is different from other small charter cruises.
The CEO of HomeAway.com, Brian Sharples, describes the difference between his company and Airbnb and what the future holds for HomeAway.




02/07/2015


February 7, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first hour of this week's show:

Jon Schleuning, founding partner of architectural firm SRG Partnership in Portland, OR, describes brouhaha about removal of Portland’s 27-year-old airport carpet with iconic design.
As President and CEO, Dan Sullivan has brought Collette from a regional tour operator to one of the most respected tour companies worldwide.
NY artist Danielle Baskin sells helmets featuring the design of Portland, Oregon airport’s about-to-be-retired carpet.
Author Eileen Ogintz, author of The Kid’s Guide series, talks with Rudy about family travel options for spring break.



February 7, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

In a salute to President’s Day, Xanterra Parks & Resorts’ Yellowstone historian & National Park guide Leslie Quinn invites visitors to the nation’s parks.
Travel expert Rick Steves shares tips from the updated version of his travel skills book, Europe Through the Back Door 2015.
CEO Randy Greencorn shares details on ResortFeeChecker.com & another HotelDealsRevealed.com that reveals winning bids for hotel rooms on Priceline & Hotwire.
Jack Bonney of Visit Anchorage promises a cornucopia of reasons to visit Alaska in the depths of winter.
Cruise journalist Janice Wald Henderson on new cruise ships opening for passengers in 2015.




01/31/2015


January 31, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

Rudy talks with aviation & aerospace science professor, speaker, and consultant Jeff Price on the recent bomb threats via Twitter.
Maritime lawyer Robert Peltz talks with Rudy about why the cruise line industry's Passenger’s Bill of Rights is inadequate.
New company Salt Hotels writes new rules for B&Bs, marrying benefits of a luxury hotel with an intimate lodging experience. Its CEO David Bowd explains.
NY Times columnist Joe Sharkey joins Rudy to talk about where airport security is lacking - in its own personnel background checks.
Software developers Chris Dunphy and Cherie Ve Ard aka Technomadia hit the road as full-time RVers in 2006 when both were 33 years old. They’re still on the road in a vintage bus, what have they learned along the way?



January 31, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Michael Sommer gives Rudy his on-the-scene report from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
Author, documentary producer and world traveler Jack Hamann talks with Rudy about his new book, “On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II.”
Robert and Mary Carey talk to Jason Beukema, founder of Whet Travel.
Aviation security expert Glen Winn weighs in on the recent bomb threats via Twitter.
Exploring mineral mines around the world since the mid 70s, host of public TV’s Mineral Explorers, Thomas Nagin, talks with Rudy about his favorite places to dig.




01/24/2015


January 24, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's broadcast:

An overview from the floor of the NY Times Travel Show.
Rob Harper of Namu Travel Group joins Rudy to answer a listener’s travel questions about Panama.
Nastasia Yakoub, the founder of Dame Traveler, curates photos on social media featuring daredevils who like to photograph themselves in dangerous situations, and her women’s travel blog inspires women to travel.
Stephen Watson, EVP of the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, joins Rudy to talk about its newest exhibit, “Road to Berlin: European Theater Galleries.”
Clean Fun Network (CFN) co-founder MJ Gottlieb talks with Rudy about the newly launch social community that offers trips free of alcoholic drinks.



January 24, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's broadcast:

Aviation journalist & Runway Girl Network contributing editor John Walton (@thatjohn) explains why coach seats in Boeing’s new 787 are so uncomfortable.
U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council senior policy advisor John S. Kavulich talks with Rudy about recent changes for Cuba travel & ramifications.
Veteran travel writer Perry Garfinkel talks hotel spa treatments you’ve never heard of that can heal body & soul.
MealSharing.com is a website that connects travelers and locals over home cooked meals with the goal to build more connected communities through approachable, home cooking. Its CEO Jay Savsani talks with Rudy.
Bob & Mary Carey interview “The Traveling Professor”.




01/17/2015


January 17, 2015 - Hour 1
In Hour One of this week's show:

Marketplace’s Paddy Hirsch joins Rudy to chat about the US Dollar’s strength against the Euro, and why it's a good time to travel to Europe.
Take a stroll with Bob & Mary Carey down Arthur Avenue--the real Little Italy--in NYC’s Bronx neighborhood.
Sustainable travel expert Marilyn Waite of SustainableVisit.com explains how we can all travel more gently.
StudentUniverse CEO Atle Skalleberg has three things that will surprise listeners about the student and youth travel outlook for 2015.



January 17, 2015 - Hour 2
In Hour Two of this week's show:

WSJ’s Scott McCartney reviews the annual scorecard of the country's best and worst airlines in 2014.
As House & Senate Republicans convene this week in Hershey, PA, we take a look at that unique town that chocolate built.
Author Starre Vartan talks about how countries other than the US have holidays that engender contemplation, outdoor appreciation, and more.
Anthony Volpe of TripTogether.com, a popular social travel site, describes how to find a travel companion or how to meet someone at your destination.
Brian Kelly, the Points Guy, landed in Havana shortly after the White House relaxed travel rules this week and reports on his trip.




01/10/2015


January 10, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of this week's show:

TravelPast50’s Tom Bartel talks with Rudy about European travel advantages with the dollar current strength to Euro.
Restaurant and wine writer Anthony Dias Blue turns curmudgeon and lists his gripes about today’s restaurant trends. Too much kale!
Maritime lawyer Robert Peltz talk with Rudy about what could be a game changing court ruling re cruise ships being liable for not providing competent medical care to injured passengers.
Voyage host Tom Mullen from CruiseSpecialists.com talks the surge in popularity of world cruising.



January 10, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of this week's show:

Travel news + cruise writer Janice Wald Henderson on Richard Branson’s plans to begin a Virgin Cruises company.
Rick Smolen’s “Inside Tracks: Robyn Davidson’s Solo Journey Across the Outback” is an incredible story of one woman’s journey with a camel across Australia’s outback.
Dr. Michael Manyak is the primary author of the newly published ultimate travel health guidebook, Lizard Bites & Street Riots: Travel Emergencies & Your Health, Safety, & Security.




01/03/2015


January 3, 2015 - Hour 1
In the first half of a special New Year's Edition Broadcast, Robert & Mary Carey host the “Top 10 Moments on RMW in 2014”:

Step back into the ‘70s and have dinner in a replica of a Pan Am Boeing 747 on a soundstage in LA.
Journalist Lauren Wolfe considers the dangers of being a woman traveling alone.
Changing things up a bit, hosts Mary & Robert Carey take the show on location to Belleek Pottery Works and talk with its managing director, John Maguire.
Can the SS United States be saved? The granddaughter of the designer Susan Gibbs hopes so.
Wanted: Couple to run coastal Maine inn mid-May thru Mid-Oct in historic lighthouse.



January 3, 2015 - Hour 2
In the second half of a special New Year's Edition Broadcast, Robert & Mary Carey host the “Top 10 Moments on RMW in 2014”:

Is virtual reality now a reality? WIRED senior editor Peter Rubin describes the Occulus Rift & its impact on travel.
The details that would make “a perfect hotel room."
Ever wonder what happens to unclaimed baggage? Here’s the answer.
Rudy talks with Professor J.Edward Chamberlin about his book “Island - How Islands Transform The World.”
Mike Bigelow talks about the state of water parks today, plus what’s special about Schlitterbahn’s South Padre Island (Texas) locale.



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