Travel Advice Show
Summary: There are few sources where travelers can go to ask specific, individualized questions about their ideal vacation plans. We created Travel Advice Show as a podcast extension of Traveladvice.com which has been advising travelers and travel agents for more than 30 years. Co-Hosts Chris and Jerry, are well-traveled in a variety of styles. We have more than 55 combined years of travel experience and love to travel. We try to present travel information with a sense of humor and an informal, casual style. Often, we will have guests who are world-famous in their fields to help give great depths of information. As our shows are prerecorded, we welcome your travel questions so leave a message on our Skype number 01-801-542-9330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll answer the question on our next show or via email. Subscribe to the Travel Advice Show podcast.
The unique and exciting world of Italy is explored by Suzanne Campion-Tittoto, president of Campioni-Italiani, Chris and Jerry. From north to south, the various regions of Italy are discussed including, food, wines, levels and interesting types of accommodations, ways to travel, Italy’s geographical variations, exciting, untouristy areas, length of stay and many other suggestions to enhance your Italian travel experience.
This show teaches you how to save money while making your vacation and adventure plans. Johnny Jet, founder of JohnnyJet.com, joins Chris and Jerry to discuss traveling in style while saving big bucks. Featured on many radio and television networks and in travel newspapers and articles, Johnny created a website where everyone should begin their plans as it links to thousands of travel websites including airline contracts, hotels, cars, travel articles and many other tools to make you a better traveler.
About 1900 an exciting option to tour Europe was expanded, that of river cruising. Ronald Santangelo, President of Peter Deilmann Cruises, Europe's premiere river cruise company, joins Chris and Jerry to discuss this ever popular and expanding concept of enjoying the scenes and culture of Europe. River and itinerary options, shore excursions, life on board, type of traveler who would best appreciate this type of travel and many other topics are included to help you decide which river and itinerary would be best for you.
Mary Camp, adventure coordinator of Adventure Life Voyages, discusses with Chris and Jerry the exciting alternative to exploring the world, adventure cruising. Covering every continent, this viable travel option works for both first and second time visitors to become an active part at their destination. Life on board, land experiences, age options, price range, lectures and many other topics are discussed. Listen to this program for a life-changing travel experience.
Nathaniel Waring, president of Cox and Kings USA, explains the options of visiting remote and world's highest falls, Angel Falls, with Chris and Jerry. Costs, best times to visit, travel options to go and come from the falls, suggested length of stay and other suggestions should you have additional time in Venezuela are all discussed. This program will encourage you to include this experience in your immediate travel plans.
Cruisecritic.com, the most comprehensive, valuable and informative cruise web site in the world, is our topic of today's show. Melissa Baldwin, managing editor, joins Chris and Jerry to explain how to best utilize this money-saving site. Numerous topics including ship review, port information, member chats and discounts are discussed. Begin your cruise experience by first visiting cruisecritic.com.
Listen to this program for a taste of truly one of the world’s most fascinating and unique countries, Ethiopia. This amazing, historical, naturally beautiful country, once known as Abyssinia, is discussed by Janet Moore, founder of Distant Horizons, Chris and Jerry. Few countries offer such diversity in tribal culture, scenery and experience. The fascinating towns of Axum, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Lalibela and Addis Ababa are explored along with rafting the Omo River and the Semien Mountains. Safety, best time to visit, suggest itinerary, food, accommodations and many other items which are needed to make your visit truly fantastic.
The Canadian Arctic is explored with John Gunter, General Manager of Frontiers North, Chris and Jerry. Various options to experience the polar bears including Tundra Buggy and hotel stays, best times to visit and photographic tours are discussed. Also, taking an expedition cruise through the Hudson Strait visiting Baffin and the Hudson Bay region, watching grizzly bears, beluga whales and musk oxen and being awed by the Aurora Borealis are just some of the topics discussed on this unique Canadian Arctic show.
For a truly unique water-travel experience, put yourself on a Windstar Cruise. Vanessa Bloy, Director of Public Relations for Windstar Cruises, Chris and Jerry explain why travel on the multi-masted Windstar ships is an adventure of a lifetime. Activities, ship layouts, varied menus inspired locally, itineraries, types of passengers and many other topics are explored.
Historic and culturally-unique Colombia is explored by Nathaniel Waring, President of Cox and Kings, The Americas, Chris and Jerry. Colombia is re-emerging from its recent reputation as one of the world's hottest destination spots. Safety, location, when and when not go, suggested itineraries, length of stay, favorable currency exchange rate, it's varied beaches, rain forests, islands and other topics are discussed. Come now to Colombia before the world rediscovers it.
The River Cruise Adventures is explored with Vanessa Bloy, of Majestic America, Chris and Jerry. Various options to experience the river cruise adventures. Majestic America Line provides guests with a graceful, refined experience exploring extraordinary American destinations.
Historic, beautiful and exciting Croatia and Slovenia are discussed by Cameron Hewitt, Senior Editor, Researcher and Co-Author of the Rick Steves' guide books, Chris and Jerry. Who should go, times to go, suggested itineraries, ways to travel, site descriptions, food and drink, culture and many other topics are discussed. For a truly exciting and varied vacation, listen to this show before planning your next adventure.
Peter Grubb, president and founder of Row Adventures, Chris and Jerry explore unique Ecuador. Centering around the three major regions, beach, highlands and Amazon basin, each area is discussed giving many travel options. Ways to travel, best time to go, how long to stay, suggested itineraries, volcanoes, jungle lodges, cultural markets, city descriptions and many other topics are just some of the interesting things you'll hear as you prepare for a fantastic and exiciting visit to the country straddling the Equator.
Diving to see the Great White shark and elephant, horse and camel bush safaris are just two of the many topics discussed with guest, Chris Bradshaw, President of Wild Africa Safaris, Chris and Jerry. Cruising the East African coast in dhows, walking and interacting with lions and cheetahs, gorilla and other primate viewing, canoeing, kayaking and rafting various rated rivers and other adventure ideas are explored to greatly enhance your Africa visit.
The diverse, uninhabited only by indigenous birds and animal Galapagos Islands are explored with Brian Morgan, President and Founder of Adventure Life, Chris and Jerry. Swim and snorkel with seals, observe the marine iguanas, observe numerous bird-life and hike the nature trails. Best times to visit, the type and size of ships and yachts, the various islands and lengths of stays are just some of the topics discussed. Most visitors return several times because of the fascination and experiences the Galapagos offer. Listen to this program to make your visits more memorable and exciting.