In this episode my interviewees talk about August 9, 1017, the day Canada became a nation, the Wellington Tunnels where 24,000 Brit soldiers hid during the war to surprise the Germans, and other sites and experiences in a unique destination of France.
I travel to Holland and Germany interviewing Dutch people at the Holten Canadian Cemetery where he is buried. Then I go to Sogel Germany and am able to find the spot where he was killed in action, and where he was first buried before repatriation to Holten. An emotional but amazing experience. Interviews with many people illuminate a tremendous story of our soldiers, and the Holland people.
An overview of where I am in France right now as I tour the remembrance sites of Europe…And a little about Thistle golf, not that one, the one in Myrtle Beach.
It seemed if it could go wrong it did, but I was determined to stick it out until I got to my end destination because that’s why I have come several thousands of Kilometres.
As you read this I am landing in Paris on my way to World War I, Western Front sites. I interview Eduord Roose of France on Vimy centenary. Also Dr. Pierre on Haiti, and lots of travel news including what causes air rage.
In this show we interview Shelley Morris about cruising South America, and Jeff Monday, talking about a most unique world amateur handicap competition in Myrtle Beach, plus travel news. And a birthday tribute to a very special daughter.
Called Croissants Bistro and Bakery, Heidi Vukov, it is a place you must visit. Her book Bonjour y’all has many of the recipes on her menu. Some are unique twists on the original, others are unique and strictly from her style. They are all delicious.
From golf to the big shows. From dining to shopping, From beach to bar. In 7 days I did it all and was glad I did. Listen and you will want to go as soon as you can as well.
This week we talk with Joanne Fillion of Sandals Resorts, Jamaica and all over Caribbian. We talk with Melanie Paulhouse of Atout France, and bring yo up to date with travel news and this week loads of travel tips.
Early morning rise, Tidewater golf, South Carolina Civil War Museum, a quick bite, and Carolina Opry.
What am I going to do there? Check out this mornings podcast and say golf, 60 mile beach, history, entertainment and a lot of food and beverage.
Introduction to Myrtle Beach, Interview about Falkland Islands and the penguins plus travel news and views
Earth Day conversation regarding prime destinations that may be gone sooner than we think. Destination wedding information, and some more horsing around in Palm Springs.
Travel insurance rant against small print that costs innocent people $$$ thousands, golf holidays south of the border, a travel health interview with a man who wishes he had been vaccinated beforehand and the latest travel news.
Over the past years seats have gotten smaller and pitch, the distance between seats has shrunk as well. There was an answer on the table but that wish may be postponed, at least in the near future.
Only to dip their toes into the water and not very deep at that, Porter Airlines will do a mini test of flights between Winnipeg and Toronto.
Every year there is a new set of scams that come to irritate, if not rob us of our values. Forewarned is forearmed. Look out for these on your next trip.
On this week’s show learn about the latest travel scams, hear how important pre-travel health precautions are important, and about the care and impact of our Remembrance sites in France
Two of the biggest names in the hotel industry with dozens of brands are going to be under one umbrella after a major corporate bidding battle with a Chinese consortium.
With President Obama’s visit to Cuba advice I have given over the past decade may be out the window, unless Republicans get in of course.