Donald Trump pardons a turkey this week, keeping the Thanksgiving tradition alive. Thanksgiving also happens to be the busiest week of the year for travel, but did you know that it’s the busiest week of the year for plumbers? Thousands of emergency calls are made to get sinks and toilets unclogged this time of year. … Continue reading EP 33: Thanksgiving Special. Travel, History and Turkey Pardons.
The original design for one of America’s most recognized monuments was very different from its finished product. Lead sculptor Gutzon Borglum meant to depict the four presidents from the waist up and Susan B. Anthony was almost added to the landmark. In this episode, we exploring the obscure history of Mt. Rushmore, the secret room … Continue reading EP 32: The Secret Room Inside of Mt Rushmore and the Largest US Monument you’ve Never Heard of.
Did you know that North Korea and South Korea are still technically at war? The Korean Armistice Agreement, signed in 1953, was only supposed to be a temporary ceasefire, but it’s still in place. Over sixty years later and there is still no treaty. Instead, we have two nations locked in a standoff. It’s one … Continue reading EP 31: The World’s Most Dangerous Border – Korea’s Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Did you know that the furthest distance humans have ever traveled was done not intentionally, but by complete accident? From explorers like Leif Erickson to Lewis and Clark, to more extreme methods of travel like Deep Sea Diving and Space Exploration, you might get the sense that humans are made to travel. In this travel … Continue reading EP 30: The Farthest Traveled Human Ever. Exploring the Stories Behind Some of the Deepest, Farthest, and Loneliest Traveled People.
On our 2nd and final Halloween edition of the podcast, we’re exploring some of the Most Haunted Houses in America, along with the spooky stories behind them and why you can or can’t visit them.
Some of earliest writings about this real life person, describe him as a, “demented psychopath, a sadist, and a gruesome murderer.” You may know him as Dracula, the blood thirsty Vampire made famous by Bram Stocker’s novel of the same name. But his story is a bit more mysterious. Today we’re doing a special Halloween … Continue reading EP 28: Halloween Edition. The Real Life of Dracula and Where to Find Him.
In a quest for gold, German immigrant Jacob Waltz, found a secret mine in the 1880s. Rumors are that he killed to keep it secret, making a small fortune in the process. Now known as the Lost Dutchman Mine, know one has retuned from the mine alive. One today’s travel podcast episode, we’re going to explore … Continue reading EP 27: The Most Mysterious Place in Arizona: The Superstition Mountains
In this weeks travel podcast episode we’re joined by James Finnerty from Lupine Travels. Finnerty is an unconventional travel agent of sorts. He takes people to Iraq, North Korea, the Chernobyl Nuclear Site, Antarctica and more. In this episode he shares a great story about shooting AK-47s in Latvia with gangsters and brothel runners.
USA Today writer Nancy Trejos, travel writer Lori Zaino, and photographer Marc Silber join us in this episode, hosted by Alex Cwalinski and Ericka Cruz Guevarra. Listen in this week to find out the latest in travel with Go the Travel Podcast.
Emmanuel Arnaud joins us to talk about the cost saving benefits of home exchanging. Also: Hurricane Irma, State Drivers Licenses and Air Travel? Why was a passenger ordered to pay $100,000 this week? Find that out and more of the latest in travel.