Speaking of Travel

Speaking of Travel

Each week, Speaking of Travel host Marilyn Ball shares her guests’ unique travel experiences that are inspiring, uplifting, enriching and informative. Sit back and be carried away to places from around the world and right here in our own backyard.

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December 5, 2021 46 min
Mark Gordon Smith, founder of Private Italy Tours, recently returned from a four-week trip through Italy. Mark shares how easy, based on his experience, travel is today and what you need to know to be stress-free.
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Andrew L. Nehlig, founder of the Sauna House in Asheville, NC, is an ambassador for health and wellbeing. Discover how Andrew's own wellness journey, and his travels around the world, became the catalyst to create a communal bathing experience.
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A new episode of the Speaking of Travel + Leave No Trace Series with Richard Crawford, host of the Amazon Prime TV series Leave No Trace. Richard reflects how traveling surprises, and challenges, him.
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Acclaimed author Peter Fiennes travels to the sites of famous Greek myths on the trail of hope, beauty and a new way of seeing what we have done to our world. Peter explores what the ancient Greeks have to say to us today.
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Ukrainian-born American pianist Inna Faliks was a performer from the earliest time she can remember and her distinguished career has taken her to thousands of recitals and concerts throughout the US, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
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Suzanne Stavert of AdventuresofEmptyNesters.com. is a travel writer, brand ambassador and culinary explorer and recently returned from a trip to Italy. Find out how she planned her international travel and what you can do to make your travel dreams come true.
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Mark Smith, founder of Private Italy Tours, describes the most gorgeous country known for epic architecture, history, food, wine, and gracious people. Find out how the company is moving forward and all they have to offer.
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Suzanne Stavert has a unique perspective to inspire empty nesters (and others) to find adventure wherever they go. Her blog, Adventures of Empty Nesters, is a movement and a valued resource. #findadventure
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Stephanie Carroll Carson, co-owner of Gypsy Circus Cider Company, has many balls in the air. But she and her husband have found traveling with their kids is the most rewarding, exhilarating experience and builds unforgettable memories.
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Explore the Mediterranean through acclaimed food and wine experiences with Felix Meana of CÚRATE Trips. Felix is a pioneer of sustainable food systems and promotes eco tourism, conservation, and mindful travel.
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Arnfinn Oines, Secretary of the Soneva Foundation and the Social & Environmental Conscience of Soneva, discusses eco-tourism and sustainability and their environmental, social and economic impact programs in the Maldives.
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Jennifer Ball is a Chinese-speaking, magenta-haired, French horn-playing, rock ’n’ roll singer/novelist. Her passion for inclusive language created opportunities to educate and inspire and she explains how language is metaphorical and why we must pay attention.
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The Speaking of Travel + Leave No Trace Series with Richard Crawford spotlights Glenn Jampol, ecotourism pioneer, owner of Finca Rosa Blanca in Costa Rica, and chair of the Global Ecotourism Network.
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For Akira Satake, the act of creation is a collaboration between him, the clay and the fire. Akira shares his experiences finding the beauty in imperfection and the importance of “ma,” the space in-between.
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Michael Chowdry, founder of Atlas Air, lived life with passion and enthusiasm. His wife Linda created a special memoir to honor Michael's drive, creativity, charismatic personality and his love of aviation.
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The Speaking of Travel + Leave No Trace series with Richard Crawford, host of the Amazon Prime TV show "Leave No Trace," features Ben Alcott, the show’s director and cameraman from Australia, to discuss responsible travel.
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Allyn Burrows is artistic director of Shakespeare & Company, located in the Berkshires and one of the world’s top Shakespeare festivals. They are committed to inclusion, diversity and racial and gender equity as its foundation.
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What if you could live for the moment and then take it with you? Holly Christensen, founder of Dune Jewelry, creates unique customized and personalized collections that are perfect for holding on to special travel moments.
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The Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival has been a presenter of chamber music since 1979. After a year hiatus and under the direction of Paul Schwendener, the Festival is transitioning back with inspiring events planned.
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Richard Crawford, host of the Amazon Prime TV series, along with his guests, will highlight the importance of conservation, sustainable travel and eco-tourism and inspire our actions through environmental stewardship.
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