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A weekly roundtable discussion on travel news and the travel industry with leading travel writers, bloggers, and podcasters.

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Dave Seminara - The World's Most Extreme Travelers

June 18th, 2021

45:29

Dave Seminara is a writer and former diplomat based in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is the author of four books. Mad Travelers: A Tale of Wanderlust, Greed and the Quest to Reach the Ends of the Earth (June 1, 2021) is …

Fran Golden - 100 Things to Do in Alaska

June 11th, 2021

53:05

Fran Golden is an award-winning travel writer whose work regularly appears in Bloomberg, Travel + Leisure magazine, and other leading media outlets. …

Maureen O'Hare - CNN Travel Writer

June 4th, 2021

47:25

This week's guest is Maureen O'Hare. She is is a Northern Irish senior digital producer for CNN Travel, based at the London bureau. She's written about news, travel, lifestyle, and entertainment for some of the world's …

Madeline Jhawar - Post Pandemic Travel to South Africa

May 28th, 2021

52:40

SPECIAL GUEST: Madeline Jhawar   Madeline Jhawar is an Italy destination expert with a vision. 11 years ago, she set up an online business creating custom Italy vacations for independent travelers that broke all the …

Leslie Harvey - Reopening Disneyland

May 21st, 2021

46:58

Leslie Harvey is a family travel blogger and freelance travel writer. Her blog, Trips With Tykes, chronicles the joys and challenges of travel with young kids. Her travel passions include all things planes and air …

Chris Christensen - Galapagos Islands During the Pandemic

May 14th, 2021

1:04:18

SPECIAL GUEST: Chris Christensen   Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler which is an award winning online travel podcast / blog that focuses primarily on travel destinations. He is also a co-host …

Melanie Radzicki McManus - Hiking America's Scenic Trails

May 7th, 2021

46:26

Melanie Radzicki McManus is a freelance travel writer, speaker, and author of Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail. “I’m also The Thousand-Miler. Someone who hikes a lot – 7,200+ miles (11,587 km) and …

Xiomara Rodriguez - Discover Puerto Rico

April 30th, 2021

38:58

SPECIAL GUEST: Xiomara Rodriguez Director of Marketing & Communications at DiscoverPuertoRico.com   Xiomara Rodriguez talks about Puerto Rico’s recent history and current availability as a tourist destination    …

Brad Niva - Southern Oregon Travel

April 16th, 2021

46:17

Brad Niva is the executive director of Travel Southern Oregon, the contracted tourism management organization representing Douglas, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath, and Lake counties.   Under Niva's management, this …

Bruce Poon Tip - Unlearn: The Year the Earth Stood Still

April 2nd, 2021

48:51

SPECIAL GUEST: Bruce Poon Tip Entrepreneur, leader, and philanthropist Bruce Poon Tip, is the founder of G Adventures, an award-winning small group adventure travel company and pioneer of community tourism. ... We host …

Simon Wright - The Future of Travel

March 26th, 2021

55:03

Simon Wright is the industry editor at The Economist and recently wrote the publication's "Future of Travel" special report.     Simon Wright talks about his report in the Economist, “Return of the Wanderer

Leif Pettersen - The First (Failed) Travel Food Show

March 19th, 2021

51:47

This Week in Travel Leif Pettersen
  SPECIAL GUEST Leif Pettersen:   Leif Pettersen is a freelance writer, author, humorist, world traveler, and award-winning travel & tourism marketing professional from …

Corey Taratuta - St. Patrick's Day Special

March 17th, 2021

1:03:33

This Week in Travel Corey Taratuta   This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Co-hosts Gary Arndt and Jen Leo   SPECIAL GUEST COREY TARATUTA:   Corey Taratuta hosts the Irish Fireside Podcast and IrelandTravel Kit …

Don George - Wanderlust in the Time of Coronavirus

March 12th, 2021

57:54

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Co-hosts Gary Arndt and Jen Leo   SPECIAL GUEST DON GEORGE:   Don George is the author of The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George and of How to Be a Travel …

C-C-C-Changes

March 5th, 2021

1:05:55
This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Jen Leo.   CO-HOST EMERITUS:   Chris is the host of the Amateur Traveler …

#269 - San Diego and Covid Travel

November 14th, 2020

1:02:19

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest travel writer …

#268 - Home in Oklahoma City

October 19th, 2020

1:14:23

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

#267 - Take a Schoolcation

September 29th, 2020

1:17:20

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, and Spud Hilton are joined by this week’s guest: Jen Campbell Boles is …

#266 - Sparn Farkle of Podcasts

September 6th, 2020

1:07:46

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Nora Dunn …

#265 - Welcome to the USA

August 20th, 2020

1:16:55

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Caz and …

#264 - The Future of Travel

August 11th, 2020

1:25:21

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest …

#263 - Where to Go and When

June 23rd, 2020

1:08:16

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest:

SPECIAL GUEST …

#262 - Stranded in India (#3)

April 17th, 2020

1:35:09

SPECIAL GUEST BIO: Anietra Hamper is an award-winning travel writer and photographer with a penchant for outdoor adventure and fishing for some of the largest fish in the world. Prior to writing for travel publications, …

#261 - Coronavirus

March 13th, 2020

1:10:05

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen talk about the Coronavirus Covid-19 …

#260 - The Good Road TV Show on PBS

January 29th, 2020

1:04:05

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Chris Christensen, and Jen Leo are joined by this week’s guests:

Earl Bridges …

#259 - 2020

January 20th, 2020

1:11:06

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen talk about 2019 and 2020.

#258 - Language Learning

December 8th, 2019

48:26

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Steve Kaufmann …

#257 Travel to North Korea

November 13th, 2019

1:08:06

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

#256 - World's Cheapest Destinations

October 26th, 2019

1:06:44

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest: Travel Writer Tim …

#255 - 10 Year Anniversary, Live at TBEX in Billings Montana

October 5th, 2019

1:52:04

This Week in Travel. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen

This special episode was recorded live at the TBEX travel …

#254 - From Alaska to Argentina by Bike

August 16th, 2019

1:52:04

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Spud Hilton, Jen Leo, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Chris Haag from …

#253 - Cheap Flights

August 10th, 2019

1:05:48

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Spud Hilton, Jen Leo, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Scott Keyes …

#252 - Indian Ocean Journeys

July 27th, 2019

1:15:47

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

#251 - Life as an Expat

July 20th, 2019

52:23

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Sarah Mikutel, …

#250 - Semiquincentennial - This Week in Travel turns 250

June 22nd, 2019

1:23:22

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Spud Hilton, …

#249 - Strange Tales of World Travel

May 13th, 2019

1:11:01

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Scott Gaille …

#248 Planning a Trip to Ireland

March 23rd, 2019

56:40

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Stephanie …

#247 - Skiing in Turkey

February 20th, 2019

1:18:54

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Max Hartshorne of …

#246 - Family RV Volunteer Travel

January 31st, 2019

56:54

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Warren and …

#245 - Travel in 2018 in Review

January 2nd, 2019

1:29:28

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Spud Hilton, …

#244 - 5 Years In Africa

December 19th, 2018

1:09:14

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, and Jen Leo are joined by this week's guest travel author Francis Tapon …

#243 - Discovering Travel with Seth Kugel

November 15th, 2018

1:10:55

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Seth Kugel, …

#242- Living the RV Life

November 9th, 2018

1:18:32

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Marc Bennett and …

#241 - Train Travel

October 12th, 2018

29:15

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Teddy Wilson from Discovery …

#240 - Oneika The Traveller

October 3rd, 2018

1:06:20

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Oneika Raymond …

#239 - Life of a Guide Book Writer

August 4th, 2018

46:42

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Travel guide book writer Mark …

#238 - TBEX Europe 2018 Ostrava, Czech Republic

July 29th, 2018

1:24:44

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests, fellow attendees of the …

#237 - Budget European Travel

May 16th, 2018

1:08:32

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Andy Steves, tour …

#236 - Travel to China, Eclipse, etc

April 23rd, 2018

1:19:40

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

David Swanson - …

#235 - Souvenirs, Kitsch, and Tchotchkes

March 24th, 2018

1:27:10

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Jen Leo are joined by this week’s guest:

Author and now podcaster Rolf Potts

#234 - A Case for Travel to Russia

March 6th, 2018

59:24

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest:

Robert Reid …

#233 - Connect Travel Marketing Leadership Summit

February 20th, 2018

1:06:18

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. This episode was recorded live at the Connect Travel Marketing Leadership Summit in Orlando Florida.

#232 - Universal's Blog Squad - Class of 2018

February 1st, 2018

20:03

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular host Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Carolyn Eubanks, travel author (This is My …

#231 - Arbitrary 2018 Travel Lists

December 31st, 2017

1:23:27

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Spud Hilton of …

#230 - Teaching English Abroad

December 2nd, 2017

1:11:45

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Marilyn and Matt …

#229 - TBEX Buscast - Ireland

November 12th, 2017

1:38:14

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Chris Christensen are joined by  joined by other attendees of the TBEX Europe …

#228 - Couple's Adventure Travel

September 28th, 2017

45:45

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

Mike and Anne from …

#227 - "Eclipses and Elephants"

August 27th, 2017

1:13:43

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Bhaskar …

#226 - A Bazillion Travel Tips

July 29th, 2017

1:19:32

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Stefan Krasowski …

#225 - Travel Photography Contest

July 20th, 2017

1:09:21

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Lisa Niver, …

#224 - "Off the Road"

July 1st, 2017

1:14:26

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt (and his Alexa), Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest: …

#223 - Epic Road Trip and Vlogging

June 15th, 2017

49:59

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

Matt and Amie …

#222 - Banned, Threatened or Unclaimed

May 26th, 2017

54:40

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Max Hartshorne, …

#221 - TBEX Huntsville, Alabama 2017

May 14th, 2017

1:47:34

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by  joined by other attendees of the …

#220 - Cranky Fliers Everywhere

April 14th, 2017

1:03:25

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Brett Snyder from …

#219 - Family Travel to Ireland

March 5th, 2017

1:13:00

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Jody Halsted from …

#218 - "Joining the Family Travel Club"

February 26th, 2017

58:22

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Johnny Jet from …

#217 - "Not Specifically Pacifica"

February 4th, 2017

55:37

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

#216 - 2016 in Review

January 2nd, 2017

1:06:08

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Catherine Hamm of …

#215 - "Live, Love, Explore"

December 5th, 2016

49:32

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Leon Logothetis - …

#214 - "Learning Languages is Awesome!"

November 14th, 2016

1:12:50

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Benny Lewis from …

#213 - TBEX Asia Pacific Manila 2016

November 9th, 2016

2:12:25

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Chris Christensen are joined by other attendees of the TBEX Asia Pacific 2016 …

#212 - Huntsville, Alabama TBEX Preview Trip

November 5th, 2016

37:45

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular host Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

#211 - "Literally No Guest"

September 25th, 2016

1:04:01

The weekly podcast covering travel, the travel industry, and anything else that tickles our fancy. No guest on this episode as hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen talk about travel news and catch up on …

#210 - "New and Hot, Very Hot"

September 9th, 2016

51:01


This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Spender Spellman …

#209 - Best Airports and Bitcoins

August 7th, 2016

1:04:35

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest: Felix Weis, from …

#208 - "Of Conferences and Kids"

July 10th, 2016

48:10

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

Don George – Travel writer, …

#207 - TBEX North America - Mall of America

June 1st, 2016

1:42:18

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests from the TBEX North …

#206 - "Backpacking With Dracula"

May 16th, 2016

58:10

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Leif Pettersen …

#205 - "Losing Their Airline Virginity"

April 17th, 2016

1:10:45

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest Mary Jo Manzaranes …

#204 - "Kiss Me I'm An American"

March 18th, 2016

58:00

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest:

Corey Taratuta from the Irish Fireside Podcast.

#203 - "A Plethora of Hosts"

March 4th, 2016

59:01

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Paul Lasley and Elizabeth …

#202 - "Gap Year and Round The World Travel"

January 27th, 2016

58:01

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Sean Keener from …

#201 - World's Longest Honeymoon

December 24th, 2015

1:00:55

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Jen Leo are joined by this week's guests:

Mike and Anne from HoneyTrek.com.

#200 - Samantha Brown

December 10th, 2015

59:11

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Samantha Brown …

#199 - Passports with Purpose 2015

November 15th, 2015

46:56

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Mara Gorman of …

#198 - TBEX North America - Ft Lauderdale, Florida

November 1st, 2015

1:33:35

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guests from the TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) North America 2015 …

#197 - TBEX Asia - Bangkok Thailand

October 24th, 2015

1:50:03

Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests from the first TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) Asia conference in …

#196 - Viking Social Cruise in Portugal

October 11th, 2015

1:08:40

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular host Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests who are on the VikingSocial cruise, a …

#195 - "Jen Leo is Fly Curious"

September 21st, 2015

50:31

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Jen Leo are joined by this week's guest:

Kerwin McKensie from passrider.com

#194 - "The Way of Wanderlust"

August 31st, 2015

59:56

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest

Don George - …

#193 - Hikes and Scary Things

August 18th, 2015

51:55

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Casey Schreiner from …

#192 - "Jen Leo's Day Off"

July 26th, 2015

46:11

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

 

Sherry Ott of Ottsworld

#191 - "Hippo Poop and Tears"

July 5th, 2015

54:56

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

 

Stephanie Arne, …

#190 - "Will Work for Vacation Money"

June 30th, 2015

47:26

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Scott Eddy - …

#189 - Small RVs and Big Slip Ups

June 4th, 2015

1:02:32

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

Cody and Katie …

#188 - TBEX Europe 2015

May 19th, 2015

2:06:40

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's many guests at the TBEX Europe …

#187 - Human Trafficking, Sex Tourism and Prayer

May 13th, 2015

48:16

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Jared Brock: Abolitionist, …

#186 - "What's The Mile High Club, Mom?"

April 26th, 2015

48:11

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

Captain Chris Staudinger and …

#185 - Visas, Denials and Wasp Spray

March 28th, 2015

1:04:51

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Jen Leo are joined by this week's guest:

 

Dave and Deb from ThePlanetD.com

#184 - “The Rush of Meerkatting” with Emily Westbrooks

March 14th, 2015

1:04:41

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

 

Emily …

#183 - "The WOW List" with Wendy Perrin

January 31st, 2015

52:46

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Wendy Perrin from …

182 - "The Death of Skymall"

January 25th, 2015

1:05:02

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

 

Paula Froelich …

#181 - "Good Bandwidth in HEL"

January 15th, 2015

57:26

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Spud Hilton of …

#180 - Flight Loopholes, Fresh Air and Shame

January 8th, 2015

59:32

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen talk about travel news stories, travel in 2014 and …

#179 - "Study Abroad and Sex Hotels"

December 14th, 2014

1:02:11

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Paul Lasley of …

#178 - Passports with Purpose 2014

November 28th, 2014

58:01

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Mara Gorman of …

#177 - "All the Laughs Are Free"

November 9th, 2014

50:36

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest David Brodie from Travel in 10

#176 - Live from Meteora Greece

October 28th, 2014

1:14:20

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. This episode was recorded on a press trip to Kalambaka, Greece below the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Meteora.

#175 - Dylan Lowe, The Travelling Editor

October 5th, 2014

51:45

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Dylan Lowe from …

#174 - "Professionalism in Travel Blogging" - 5th Anniversary Show

September 25th, 2014

53:10

This special episode of This Week in Travel was the closing keynote at the TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) conference in Cancun Mexico. It is a discussion on professionalism in travel blogging. This episode celebrates the …

#173 - "Cheap Living Abroad" with Tim Leffel

September 1st, 2014

1:01:51

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

 

Travel Writer …

#172 - Earthquakes, Travel with Kids and Other Disasters

August 25th, 2014

1:02:08

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest:

Dana Rebmann, free lance …

#171 - "Whales Love the Beatles" with Matt Vilano

August 3rd, 2014

1:04:24

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Matt Villano of …

#170 - Live from Vegas Baby!

July 22nd, 2014

53:33

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. This episode was recorded live at the DMAI conference in Las Vegas. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and …

#169 - Making Travel Writing Work with David Farley

July 13th, 2014

1:01:49

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest: David Farley, author of An …

#168 - Carry-On Shame with Spud Hilton

June 15th, 2014

53:06

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Spud Hilton of the …

#167 - Volunteer Travel with Shannon O'Donnell

June 9th, 2014

53:36

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Shannon O’Donnell, …

#166 - "Unseen Africa" with Francis Tapon

June 1st, 2014

58:19

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Francis Tapon …

#165 - "Traveler's Tales" with Larry Habegger

April 28th, 2014

55:30

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Larry Habegger from Traveler's …

#164 "The Road to Travel Writing" with Dick Jordan

March 31st, 2014

1:01:57

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Dick Jordan from …

#163 - "Ireland and RVs" with Corey Taratuta

March 24th, 2014

51:31

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Corey Taratuta from the Irish …

#162 - Cheap Travel to Europe Tips

March 7th, 2014

1:02:46

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest Tom Meyers of EuroCheapo.com

#161 - "Close Ups, Videos and a Hat Trick" w/ Chris Reynolds

February 22nd, 2014

54:19

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Chris Reynolds from the LA …

#160 - Travel with Kids and Putin Topless

February 10th, 2014

45:35

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hostsJen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests Sean Keener from BootsNAll and …

#159 - Travel Blogs Turn 20 Years Old

January 29th, 2014

46:01

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:
Jeff Greenwald, …

#158 - Live from the NMX Conference

January 7th, 2014

1:37:49

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. This episode was recorded live at NMX (New Media Expo).

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris …

#157 - "Not Country Counting" with Andrew Evans

December 8th, 2013

1:01:37

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Andrew Evans, …

#156 - "Family Travel" with Janice Waugh and Mara Gorman

November 24th, 2013

1:12:44

Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

Janice Waugh of Solo Traveler
Mara …

#155 - "Still Vagabonding" with Rolf Potts

November 18th, 2013

45:21

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Jen Leo are joined by this week's guest Rolf Potts

#154 - "Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Gold Bars" with Catharine Hamm

November 7th, 2013

58:05

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Catharine Hamm of …

#153 - "Awards and Unexpected Infinity Pools" with Tim Leffel and Kash Bhattacharya

October 22nd, 2013

1:03:16

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

• Travel Writer Tim Leffel …

#152 - "Rhymes with Blah, Blah, Blah" with Robert Reid

September 22nd, 2013

1:10:14

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Robert Reid from …

#151 - Live from the Airline Passenger Experience Expo

September 12th, 2013

1:34:27

This episode of This Week in Travel was recorded at the Airline Passenger Experience Expo and International Flight Services Association expo in Anaheim California.

#150 - "Great Bull Run" (not a repost from 1861) - Lee Abbamonte

August 31st, 2013

58:26

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Lee Abbamonte …

#149 - Travel Illuminate, Festivals and Food Zombies

August 26th, 2013

1:43:32

A special live episode of This Week in Travel - Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

Jodi Ettenberg from …

#148 - "A Travel Deal You Can't Refuse" with Chris McGinnis

August 10th, 2013

47:31

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Chris McGinnis, travel …

#147 - "United Airlanes [sic] with Keith Jenkins" from Velvet Escape

August 4th, 2013

53:41

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Keith Jenkins from Velvet …

#146 - “Gary is Practically Pointless” w/ Brian Kelly (The Points Guy) in

July 21st, 2013

52:15

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:
Brian Kelly from …

#145 - Johnny Jet in "$150,000 Cell Phone Bill"

July 14th, 2013

49:16

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Johnny Jet from …

#144 - "Fear of Flying Now?" with George and Lisa Rajna

July 7th, 2013

59:00

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

George and Lisa …

#141 - TBEX North America Live Keynote

June 24th, 2013

54:08

This special episode of This Week in Travel was the closing keynote for the TBEX North America conference in Toronto Ontario.

#143 - "Family Travel" with Sean Keener

June 22nd, 2013

1:02:46

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Sean Keener from …

#142 - "TripAdvisor's Favorite Podcast" with Laura Bly

June 15th, 2013

46:45

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Laura Bly formerly from USA …

#140 - “Google Us”

May 27th, 2013

1:02:37

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen

#139 - "My Life Will Go On... and On" with Michael Hodson

May 19th, 2013

54:27

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Michael Hodson of Go, See, …

#138 - "Taking the Controls" with Mary Jo Manzaranes

May 5th, 2013

51:40

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Mary Jo Manzaranes …

#137 - "We are also not Chechnya" with Gary Bembridge

April 28th, 2013

1:02:17

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Gary Bembridge, from Tips for …

#136 - Robert Reid in "Plane Crash? There's an App for That"

April 14th, 2013

52:41

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Robert Reid from …

#135 - "Viva Vegas!" with Lenore Greiner

March 24th, 2013

39:47

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest:

Lenore Greiner, freelance …

#134 - "That Feeling of Deja Vu" with Corey Taratuta and Mark Peacock

March 5th, 2013

1:01:36

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests Corey Taratuta from the Irish …

#133 - "Emotional Support for Flatulence" with Ralph Velasco

February 24th, 2013

49:36

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Ralph Velasco, …

#132 - “New World Discovery due to GPS Error” with Tim Leffel

February 3rd, 2013

51:46

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest travel rriter Tim …

#131 - "Dramliner Declared too Young to Smoke" with Mary Jo Manzaranes

January 28th, 2013

49:12

This Week in Travel - Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest - Mary Jo …

#130 - "Canada is Still Another Country" with Spud Hilton

December 30th, 2012

1:12:58

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Spud Hilton of the San Francisco Chronicle

#129 - "The Buzz on Passports with Purpose" w/ Pam Mandel

December 9th, 2012

58:28

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Pam Mandel of Nerd’s Eye View and Passports with Purpose


 

#128 - Safety Sheep Pluckers with Paul Lasely

October 28th, 2012

1:00:11

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by

This week’s guest is Paul Lasley of OnTravel.com

#127 - Volunteer Samurai with Shannon O'Donnell

October 24th, 2012

56:14

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Shannon O'Donnell, blogger at alittleadrift.com and author of …

#126 - "Food Glorious Food" with Alison Bing

October 11th, 2012

48:48

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Alison Bing, travel author of the recent Lonely Planet book …

#125 - "Flying with Horses... possibly in pajamas" with Tom Meyers

September 30th, 2012

43:53

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Tom Meyers of EuroCheapo.com

#124 - TBEX EU Keynote

September 28th, 2012

58:09

This special episode of This Week in Travel is a keynote session from the TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) EU conference in Girona, Spain.

#123 - "Awards, Murder and Stowaways" Kara Williams and Sean Keener

September 17th, 2012

44:34

with guest hosts: Lowell Thomas Award winning journalist Kara Williams of TheVacationGals.com and PracticalTravelGear.com and Sean Keener from BootsNAll


#122 - "Don't Press That Button!" w/ Jodi Ettenberg

September 3rd, 2012

37:21

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Jodi Ettenberg from LegalNomads.com

#121 - "Google Buys a Guidebook... Company" with Kevin May from TNooz.com

August 20th, 2012

50:51

Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Kevin May of Tnooz.com

#120 - “Miniskirts Get Klout” with Jason Clampet from Skift.com

August 2nd, 2012

51:04

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guest Jason Clampet from Skift.com

#119 - "When Pigs Can Fly" with Catharine Hamm

July 15th, 2012

52:39

this week's guest Catharine Hamm of the LA Times Travel

 

#118 - "Google Your Flight Attendant" w/ George Hobica and Pam Mandel

July 8th, 2012

50:11

Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

George Hobica of Airfare Watchdog

Pam Mandel of Nerd’s Eye View

#117 - TBEX 2012 LIve Show

June 16th, 2012

2:00:14

This extra long episode was recorded live at the 2012 TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) conference. In addition to Gary, Jen and Chris we have a cast of thousands... well maybe tens.

#116 - "Sandwiches, Tissues and Other Flying Tricks" with Heather Poole

June 9th, 2012

54:44

This week's guest is Heather Poole, flight attendent, blogger and author of Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers …

#114 - "Don't Eat Yesterday's Pig" - with Pam Mandel and Spud Hilton

May 11th, 2012

58:10

with this week's guests Pam Mandel of Nerd’s Eye View and Spud Hilton of the San Francisco Chronicle

 

#111 - "Who's Flying the Plane?" with Josh Gates and Sean Keaner

April 16th, 2012

57:13

with guests

Sean Keener from BootsNAll


Josh Gates from Destination Truth

#110 - "Buying Friends in Ireland" with Corey Taratuta

March 25th, 2012

1:09:20

with guest Corey Taratuta from the Irish Fireside Podcast

#109 - "Let's All Visit Moldova" with Francis Tapon

March 17th, 2012

1:07:50

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by:

This week's guest Francis Tapon author of The Hidden Europe: What Eastern …

#108 - "Mile High with Caviar & Jewelry" with Kim Mance

February 27th, 2012

1:10:24

with special guest Kim Mance of TBEX and Galavanting.com

 

#107 - Award Winning Travel News

February 13th, 2012

1:00:43

With the award winning travel journalists / podcasters Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen

#106 - "Costa Concordia Catastrophe" woth Chris Owen

January 29th, 2012

53:24

with guest Chris Owen, Editor-in-chief Chris Cruises

#105 - "Flying Sharks" with Spud Hilton

January 8th, 2012

1:08:13

this week's guest is Spud Hilton of the San Francisco Chronicle

#104 - "Top 10 Lists" w/ Robert Reid of Lonely Planet

December 31st, 2011

55:43

This week's guest Robert Reid of the BBC (Lonely Planet) and ReidOnTravel.com

#103 - "Brocast" with JohnnyJet and Alastair McKenzie

December 18th, 2011

1:06:12

Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Chris Christensen are joined by guests Alastair McKenzie of travelllll.com and Johnny Jet from JohnnyJet.com

#101 - "Planes, Trains and Kindles" with Michael Hodson and Sean Keaner

November 26th, 2011

54:46

Regular's Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests Michael Hodson of Go, See, Write and Sean Keener from BootsNAll

#100 - Anniversary Episode

November 4th, 2011

1:07:57

Guests

Michael Tieso
Benny Lewis
Kara Williams
Chris Grey Faust
Jen Miner

#97 - "World's Worst Hotel" with Jodi Ettenberg

October 18th, 2011

50:00

This week's guest is Jodi Ettenberg from LegalNomads.com

This week's news:

    Steve Jobs passing
    North Korea to finally open 'world's worst' hotel
    Thailand races to defend Bangkok from floods
    Japan 'offers …

#96 - "Without Further Delay" with Sherry Ott

September 29th, 2011

44:20

Regulars Chris Christensen and Jen Leo are joined by special guest:
Sherry Ott of Ottsworld and Meet, Plan, Go

#95 - "Schooling Tourism on New Media" - Roxanne Darling on

September 2nd, 2011

1:08:55

This week's guest is Roxanne Darling of Beach Walk with Rox
roxanne-darling

This Week's News:

    Drunk Airplane Passenger Performs In-Flight Erotic Dance
    Astrophysicist shows why it takes so long to board a plane

#94 - "Does Your Travel Insurance Cover Locusts?" with Laura Bly and Stephanie Yoder

August 27th, 2011

54:57

Show hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week's guests:

Laura Bly of USA Today
Stephanie Yoder of Twenty Something Travel

This Week's News:

    Did the earthquake tilt the Washington Monument?
    …

#93 -"Putting the Pee in PR" with Sean Keener and Marybeth Bond

August 24th, 2011

50:37

Regular hosts Gary Arndt and Jen Leo are joined by this weeks guests are:

Sean Keener from BootsNAll and Marybeth Bond from The Gutsy Traveler and …

#92 - "Layover Redefined" w/ Paul Lasley

August 12th, 2011

1:01:22

Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by

This week's guest is Paul Lasley of OnTravel.com

This week's news

    JetBlue …

#91 - Chris Elliott and Family “Away is Home”

August 6th, 2011

57:04

Hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest:

the Elliott family: Chris, Kari, Aren, Iden, Erysse

This weeks news

    Sex on Croatian Yacht Leads to Severed Hand, Missing British …

#90 - JD Andrews (EarthXplorer) and "Underwear Free Travel"

July 30th, 2011

1:06:20

This week's guest is JD Andrews of of EarthXplorer
JD Andrews (EarthXplorer)

This Week's News:

    Airbnb burglary victim says company tried to quiet her - Faster Forward
    On Safety: A Word From Airbnb
    How The Hell Is …

#89 - "Photography and Google+" w/ Trey Ratcliff

July 16th, 2011

47:11

Regulars Chris Christensen and Jen Leo are joined by this week’s guest Trey Ratcliff of StuckInCustoms.com

This Week's News:

#88 - "Fly Kids Free" with guest Gene Quinn

July 2nd, 2011

1:06:08

This week's guest is Gene Quinn co-founder of Tnooz.com joins regulars Jen Leo and Chris Christensen

#87 - “Video Tips and Internet Woes” w/ Tim Shisler, Jessical Speigel –

June 22nd, 2011

47:41

Regulars Chris Christensen and Jen Leo are joined by this week’s guests:

Tim Shisler the photography and video editor for Mountain News Corporation
and …

#86 - "A Cast of Tens"

June 11th, 2011

1:40:55

The 3rd live episode of This Week in Travel was recorded at a meetup in British Columbia with attendees of TBEX 2011 (Travel Blog Exchange …

#85 - "Crap Souvenirs" w/ Doug Lansky

June 6th, 2011

39:05

This week's guest is Doug Lansky of CrapSouvenirs.com and SignSpotting.com

#84 - "Texas Standoff" w/ Kim Mance and Sherry Ott

May 29th, 2011

52:11

This week's guest are:

Kim Mance of TBEX and Galavanting.com
Sherry Ott of Ottsworld and Meet, Plan, Go

#83 - "Don't Travel With Women" with Michael Hodgson and Beth Whitman

May 8th, 2011

52:00

with guests:

Beth Whitman of Wanderlust and Lipstick
Michael Hodson of Go, See, Write

#82 "Royal Wedding" with guest Sean O'Neill

April 30th, 2011

45:30

This week's guest is Sean O'Neill from Budget Travel and geatawayvehicle.com

This week's news:

    * The Royal Wedding discussion
    * Bombing in …

#81 - "Kung Fu Airlines" w/ Jeff Jung

April 21st, 2011

42:41

This week's guest is Jeff Jung of CareerBreakSecrets.com

This Week's News:

    * Delta's Rodent Problem: Droppings 'Too Numerous to Count' Found On Plane
    * TSA Gives Pat Down to 6-Year-Old Girl in New Orleans - AOL …

#79 "The Quaint Picturesque Episode of Contrasts" w/ Lola (Akinmade) Åkerström

March 28th, 2011

36:25

This week's guest is Lola (Akinmade) Åkerström. Official photoblogger for Sweeden.se

#78 Pam Mandel and "Bingecations"

March 22nd, 2011

45:33

This week's guest is Pam Mandel of Nerd's Eye View.

#77 - "New York Times Travel Catch and Release Program" w/ Matt Gross and Jodi Ettenberg

March 13th, 2011

55:51

This week's guests are Matt Gross, New York Time's Frugal Traveler emeritus,
and Jodi Ettenberg of legalnomads.com

#76 - Andrew Evens, Jessica Spiegel - "It's Oprah's World"

March 7th, 2011

1:01:03

This week's guests are Andrew Evans of National Geographic and Jessica Spiegel from Boots N' All.

This week's news:

    * Overheard locker tot outrage

#74 – Chester A. Arthur’s Pants

February 21st, 2011

50:16

This week’s guest are:

David Farley, author of An Irreverent Curiosity
Robert Reid of the BBC (Lonely Planet) and ReidOnTravel.com

#73 - The Travel Blog Game

February 14th, 2011

1:05:49

This week's guests are Sheila Scarborough and Jessica Spiegel

This week's news:

    * Top 10 most-ordered hotel movies in 2010
    * Hottest Flight Attendants: Virgin Atlantic Tops In Survey
    * 77-Year-Old Woman Dies …

#72 - Nazi Golf Cats

February 7th, 2011

56:16

This week's guest is Mike Baresh of Galdling.com

This Week's News

    * Discussion on Egypt
    * Airlines offer free in-flight Facebook
    * Rudest city in the USA? Hint: It's not what you're probably thinking
    * Nazis' …

#71 - Protesters, Smugglers and Filth

January 30th, 2011

56:26

This week's guest is Sean O'Neill, senior editor at BudgetTravel.com

 

This Week's News:

 

Social media and revolution: Egypt protests mimic those in …

#70 - Self-Defence Agains Pirates

January 27th, 2011

1:02:26

This week's guest is Pam Mandel of nerdseyeview.com
Pam Mandel

This Week's News:

    * No U.S. airline fatalities in 2010
    * Pirates take record 1,181 hostages in 2010
    * Report: Cruise ship blasted pirates with sonic …

#68 - Gun Carrying, Coffee Spilling Buffet Terrorists

January 7th, 2011

1:02:02

This week's guest is Sean Keener of BootsNAll.com

This Week's Stories

    * Spilled Coffee Caused United Plane To Divert
    * Hijacker Overpowered on Norway-Turkey Flight
    * Four Planes At JFK Have Long Waits On Tarmac

#67 - New Year's Predictions

January 3rd, 2011

57:51

This week's guest is Johnny Jet from JohnnyJet.com

This Year's Predictions

  • Gary - 1) Google will keep moving into travel, as will Apple, 2) TSA will …

#66 - All in One Room

December 20th, 2010

1:17:08

With today's Guest Spud Hilton of the San Francisco Chronicle

National Geographic / Linblad Expedition
Hero Helmet Cam
Olympus LS10
Lumix LX 3
Blue Yeti Microphone
Sn Francisco Chronicle 2010 Geography Quiz

#63 - TSA's new Durian Sniffers

November 28th, 2010

52:51

With guest Paul Lasley of OnTravel.com

TSA: Full Body Scanners
TSA: Traveling with Food or Gifts
Plane makes emergency landing after passenger strips …

#62 - The Power of Granola Compells You!

November 21st, 2010

36:39

This week's guest Sean Keaner of BootsNAll.com

This week's news:

    * TSA pat down uproar
          o Security protest could disrupt Thanksgiving travel

#61 - Kung Pao Guinea Pig

November 5th, 2010

1:02:27

This week's guests are Jodi Ettenberg of LegalNomads.com and Jessica Speigel of WhyGoItaly.com.

This Week's News:

#55 - Bad Review, Expell You

September 23rd, 2010

48:46

with this week's guest Andrew Evans from National Geographic

#54 - The Man Cave

September 14th, 2010

56:32

With guest Spud Hilton Travel Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle

#51 - Chris Elliott Strikes Back

August 25th, 2010

55:28

Show notes, August 25

This week's guest is travel consumer advocate Chris Elliott.

This week's news:

#50 - One Year Anniversary

August 18th, 2010

1:06:27

This week's guest is photographer Jeff Pflueger.

This week's news:

#46 - Life Without Chris

July 19th, 2010

59:57

This week's guests are Pam Mandel of Nerds Eye View and Amanda Pressler of Lost Girls World. This Week's News:

TBEX 2010 - Podcast Session

July 6th, 2010

29:48

This is a recording of the podcast session at the TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) 2010 Conference in New York City

#45 - Maggots on a Plane

July 2nd, 2010

1:04:21

This week's guest is Jodi Ettenberg of LegalNomads.com

 

This Week's News

 

TBEX wrap up

FDA report reveals airline food could pose health threat

#44 - Do You Know Where Your Children Are?

June 16th, 2010

1:05:55
This week's guests Don George from Gadling and Book Passage Travel Writing Conference and Jessica Speigel from BootsnAll.com

News Stories this week:

#43 - A Peak into the Cockpit

June 9th, 2010

56:58
This Week's Guest is Joe d'Eon of Fly with Me

This Week's News

    * J.D. Power survey shows rising customer satisfaction with airline service
    * …

#42 - "iPads make your kids seem smarter" and other link bait

June 2nd, 2010

1:09:12
This Week's Guest is Ben Abramson, Online Travel Editor of USAToday.com

This Week's News

    * Pushy fliers may show up on TSA's radar
    * Airline …

#41 - Travel news and a whole lot of TBEX

May 26th, 2010

1:02:19
This week's guest is Kim Mance of Galavanting.TV and Travel Blog Exchange.

This Week's News

    * And the world’s top airline is …

#40 - Bangkok is Burning

May 19th, 2010

1:04:17
Guests are Greg Jourgenson of Bangkok Podcast and Kevin May of Tnooz.com

This Week's News

    * Violence in Bangkok @vaitor @legalnomads
    * High …

#39 - The Ugly Girl's Union

May 13th, 2010

1:10:55
This week's guests are Jessica Spiegel and Spud Hilton

This Week's News

    * More Ash Clouds
    * British Airlines Strike
    * $10 Jet Blue Flights
    * Portland hosts the SATW Editors Council
    * Continental CEO …

#38 - "Worst Pick-up Line Ever"

May 5th, 2010

46:04
  • This week's guest is Betty from Betty in The Sky With Suitcase.

     

    This Week's News

     

    Arizona Travel Boycott

    Hudson crash raises safety concerns

#37 - In a word... "boobquake"

April 28th, 2010

54:59
With special guest Amy Widdowson of NileGuide

#36 - Eyjafjallajökull: sounds like its spelled

April 21st, 2010

1:04:41
show notes

This Week's Guest Pauline Frommer from Frommers.com WOR710.com Frommers.com/Pauline Bing Travel
@paulinefrommer

This Week's News

    * …

#35 - Jen Leo... you are the weakest link

April 14th, 2010

44:32
This Week's Guest is travel blogger Matt Kepnes, aka Nomadic Matt.

This Week's News

    * Arthur Frommer says "Avoid Thailand"
    * The Jingle of Change in Europe
    * Man falls asleep on Air Canada flight, wakes up on …

#34 - Spirit Air and Ryanair compete to suck most

April 7th, 2010

1:03:28

With guest Sheila Scarborough - Thinking about tourism and the social Web at Sheila's Guide To The Good Stuff (http://www.sheilasguide.com/), BootsnAll Family Travel Guide (http://www.familytravellogue.com/) and …

#33 - The Victory Lap

April 1st, 2010

1:01:16

With special guest Robert Reid of the 76 second travel show... oh yeah and he is also the USA Editor of the Lonely Planet

#32 - This Week in Travel embraces life

March 24th, 2010

1:10:40

Our special guest Julie Schwietert. Julie is a bilingual writer and editor who's always interested in stories about overlooked people and …

#31 - Happy Saint Patrick's Day... Doug

March 18th, 2010

53:36

with special guest Cory Taratuta of the Irish Fireside Podcast (http://irishfireside.com/)

#30 - The Lost Episode... nearly

March 11th, 2010

42:03
With special guest Grant Martin from Gadling.com

#29 - Travel Writer Sex Change

March 3rd, 2010

55:49
with Special Guest Trisha Miller from travel-writers-exchange.com

Trips for your toys
http://www.watoday.com.au/travel/travel-news/oddball-travel-agency-offers-trips-for-your-toys-20100219-ojze.html

Trainer Killed by Whale …

#28 - The one without Anthony Bourdain

February 25th, 2010

57:10
With a return appearance special guest David Farley (@davidfarley) from http://www.dfarley.com/

Delta Air Lines charges extra fees for passengers who use travel agents

#27 - The one where some airline kicks someone off for some reason

February 17th, 2010

1:02:12
with Gary Ardnt and Chris Christensen

with guest Julia Dimon -  TV host, Travel Writer and hard-core Travel Junkie. I've traveled around the world …

#26 - Jen is gone, Gary is in his underwear, Sean is in boots and Andrew is in buses

February 11th, 2010

1:03:51
Andrew of @Bus2Antarctica *
Sean Keaner of BootsNall

Hawaii may ban laxative fish
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2010/01/29/dnt.laxative.fish.law.khon?hpt=T2

Travel Tip Tuesday : American Airlines Announces $8 …

#24 - Gary Comes To Us From the Future

January 27th, 2010

1:03:17
Our guest this week is Kim Mance of TBEX and Galavanting
http://www.travelblogexchange.com/
http://www.gogalavanting.com/

* Couches in coach: Air New Zealand plans lie-flat seats - USATODAY.com

#23 - The one with Gary, no without Gary, no with Gary, no...

January 20th, 2010

46:23
with guest Marylin Terrell @Marilyn_Res the Chief Researcher for National Geographic Traveler magazine

Haiti

Haiti dominated the news so much, it's hard to think of anything else. Here's an interesting angle, the story …

#22 - Something in the Water... or the Air

January 13th, 2010

57:55
hosts: Jen Leo, Chris Christensen

guests:
David Lytle - Editorial Director for Formmers.com
Robert Reid - US Travel Editor for Lonely Planet

stories:

One story I found hilarious was the idea of whether BASKETBALL TRAVELERS …

#21 - Predictions and Cavity Searches

January 6th, 2010

1:21:35

with guest Sean Keener of BootsNAll.com

best trips of 2009
predictions for 2010

#20 - TSA goes after terrorists... and bloggers

December 30th, 2009

1:13:03

US security tightened after failed terror plot

'Keep Your Hands Where We Can See Them,' Demands New TSA Flight Rules 

Full text of my subpoena from …

#19 - Ladies Night

December 16th, 2009

1:09:58
Guests: Pam Mandel (NerdsEyeView.com) and Jessica Spiegel (BootsNAll.com)
Passports With Purpose http://PassportsWithPurpose.com
City Center Las Vegas Opens
Southwest gains market share by not charging for checked bags

#18 - Meet the Social Media Gurus

December 9th, 2009

56:20
TSA can't redact documents properly, releases s00per s33kr1t operations manual
http://www.boingboing.net/2009/12/06/tsa-cant-redact-docu.html

AirBus near disaster

#17 - This Episode is brought to you by Hilton….Spud Hilton

December 2nd, 2009

1:19:04

    * Man Tracks Down And Gets Prosecuted Baggage Handler Who Stole His Camera, Delta Still Won't Refund

#14 - #FightWithMeAtSea

November 11th, 2009

52:59
* The brouhaha about the #FollowMeAtSea which raised questions about green travel, cruising and different styles of travel

#12 - The episode not about Bratislava

October 28th, 2009

1:04:06

- Northwest flight 188:

- Long tail of travel. Biggest destinations account for smaller % of visits:

- TSA actually comes out looking good from mommy blogger accusation: 

- The TSA Blog: Why We Screen Wheelchairs Part …

#11 - prettiest travel bloggers at TBEX, er I mean, towns in America

October 21st, 2009

48:12

Our guest Kim Mance

Las Vegas/Blog World Recap

TBEX '10 - New York City Here We Come!

AMERICA'S PRETTIEST TOWNS

Travellers could be sued for leaving …

#010 - What Happens in Vegas...

October 14th, 2009

50:08

I'd like to talk about the Lowell Thomas Awards.

 Kinda lowbrow but funny - Video of fight on a SF Muni Bus between two

crazy women - a great contender for Mystery Science theatre:

Detroit, the next major cruise hub? 

#09 - Fisticuffs at 30,000 Feet!

October 7th, 2009

56:30

* Clashes erupt in Jerusalem after group of tourists enters Al-Aqsa

* Air India pilots, crew come to blows at 30,000 ft

* Air India says mid-air scuffle no threat to safety

* FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 16 CFR Part 255 - …

#08 - The Ken Burns Effect

September 30th, 2009

1:03:38

World Savers Congress 2009 by Conde Nast Traveler


Twiter Conference


National Parks


 


Hyatt shows how to damage a brand


 


Airline Employees Call Police On …

#06 - Sex, Drugs and Violence

September 16th, 2009

55:28




guest: James O'Reilly - publisher of Travelers' Tales (more than 100 titles of non-fiction travel anthologies and single author travel memoirs)

With …

#04 - Travel and Other Tips

September 2nd, 2009

58:33
Poorly performing hospitals found near travel hot spots - USATODAY.com http://www.usatoday.com/travel/destinations/2009-08-30-travel-hospitals_N.htm?loc=interstitialskip
FAA gives Southwest until Dec. 24 to repair planes …

#01 - This Week In Travel - Take Off

August 12th, 2009

51:10

- Continental Flight 2816 and their 8 hour imprisonment on the runway

- "Confessions of a Travel Writer" aftermath. 

- Nobel Prize Winner Suu Kyi requesting people not to travel to Burma. (Myanmar) 

- Ben Southalls …

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