Global Journeys with Jill Dutton

Global Journeys with Jill Dutton

Veteran travel journalist, Jill Dutton, takes listeners around the globe to discover a sense of place through the stories of those she meets along the way. Each episode is an insider's look at a destination -- whether through the eyes of a chef, historian, distillery owner, fisherman, or farmer, each person we meet adds a rich layer to the narrative of culture and place. We'll dive deep into the hearts and souls of the places we visit, uncovering the hidden gems and untold stories that make each destination truly unique. Jill's podcast was ranked #22 in FeedSpot's "Best Travel Podcasts on the Planet." View Jill's portfolio of articles in national magazines, listen to her podcast, read her syndicated column, Global Plates: The People We Meet, The Food They Eat, or show your support by subscribing to the Global Journeys with Jill Dutton podcast!

Episodes

February 20, 2024 30 mins

Where tranquility meets transformation, we sit down with Spa Eastman's visionary founder, Jocelyna Dubuc. As a beacon of holistic wellness, Joselina shares how her journey from academia to Ayurveda reshaped her, and in turn, the lives of many seeking solace and health. Our conversation reveals paths to inner peace, the profound impact of our dietary choices, the benefits of detox and thermal therapy, and the oft-overlooked art...

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Unlock the freedom to work from anywhere in the world as we share the inside scoop on the most sought-after digital nomad visas with Hennie Renier Herselman of HennieBlog.com.

Learn about the top countries welcoming digital nomads with open arms, as Hennie divulges the details on navigating visa requirements, cost of living, and quality of life in these idyllic destinations. From Thailand's sun-kissed beaches to Port...

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Have you ever wondered how the gentle tug of a fly rod can transport you to a state of pure bliss? Join me as we embark on a captivating excursion to The Broadmoor Fly Fishing Camp, nestled in the heart of Colorado's majestic wilderness. There, amidst the whispering pines and flowing Tarryall River, Krista Heinicke and Randy Babas share the lure of this tranquil pastime and how it shapes the soul. Krista and Randy unravel thei...

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Have you ever felt the call of the Wild West, where tales of cowboys and untamed wilderness still echo through the mountains? That's the siren song that drew me to Cody, Wyoming, and led me to invite Lee Livingston of Livingston Outfitting to share his deep-rooted love for this land. Lee's not just any guide; he's a steward of the outdoors, crafting bespoke journeys for those eager to experience the authentic cowboy ...

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Embark on a sensory expedition to the heart of Krems, Austria as I converse with the master of sweets, Thomas Hagmann. Within the storied walls of Café-Konditorei Hagmann, a legacy unfolds, revealing the social fabric woven by Austrian coffee houses since 1836. Our discussion traverses the evolution of these cultural hubs, from their origins in trade and tradition to their role as modern-day bastions of community. We will tantalize...

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Embark on a river cruise that promises a voyage across the serene waters of the Danube on a journey through the rich tapestry of European culture. I recount experiences on the Viking Vilhjalm, where cities like Budapest and Passau unfolded before us in a blend of history, culinary exploration, and the warmth of festive Christmas markets. I bring you stories of thermal baths that wash away the weariness of travel, countryside tours ...

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Venture with me as we embark on a unique journey, sailing through the heart of Europe on a Viking river cruise. We start in the vibrant city of Budapest, Hungary, and then venture to Bratislava, Slovakia, where we relish in the festive glow of Christmas markets and indulge in local cuisine. But this is no ordinary sightseeing tour. 

Now, imagine being in a local church, listening to an organ concert performed by Marlob Oce...

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Ever wondered if a plant could enhance the romance in your life? In this "Postcard," we'll take you on a journey to unearth the enigmatic tale of the Damiana plant and its mythical spirit - Damiana Liqueur. As we traverse the rugged terrains of Baja California Sur, Mexico, where this shrub thrives, we'll hear the locals' intriguing anecdotes of love and well-being, all attributed to the sweet, herbal liqueu...

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Ready to explore the vibrant food scene of Chattanooga, Tennessee? Brace yourselves as we join Chef Jonathan Ferguson of Main Street Meats on an enchanting journey that will broaden your culinary horizons. An Alabama native with a European twist, Jonathan introduces us to the unique concept behind Main Street Meats - a charming blend of a restaurant and a butcher shop that promotes local farming and traditional butchering technique...

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Get ready to embark on an enchanting exploration of Chattanooga, Tennessee's vibrant art scene with local artist, AJ Azike. AJ opens up about his love for his city, the unique appeal of the Chattanooga Market, and the heartening experiences he's had selling his original artwork there.

We dive deeper into Chattanooga's thriving arts community, offering an insider's look at this unique city. Highlighting...

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Step into the chilled wind-whip streets of Buffalo in this edition of 'Postcards', as we journey through the city's rich running culture and traditions. In this touching episode, Elizabeth Lavis, a runner herself, tells the tale of the Dead Runners Toast, a revered tradition of the Belle Watling Running Club, one of the oldest running clubs in Buffalo.

This is not just a story about running; it's a hea...

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Remember the thrill of trying something new for the first time? Wendy Lee, travel enthusiast and half of the duo behind Empty Nesters Hit the Road, takes us on her maiden voyage into camper van life. From a rocky start to the unexpected joys of a private bathroom in the great outdoors, she treats us to a true, unfiltered account of her adventures. Her reflections on the freedom of exploring Yosemite on her terms and the comfort of ...

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This episode of Global Journeys with Jill Dutton kicks off a new travel briefs segment called Postcards.

Have you ever thought about how a simple act of journaling could be your passage to profound self-discovery? What if I told you that your travel journal could be more than just a record of your wanderings but a powerful tool for personal growth, stress reduction, and mindfulness? Join me, Jill Dutton, as I uncover the t...

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Prepare to be swept away on an exhilarating journey as we traverse the bustling cityscape and lush rainforests of Panama City. Our guide, the knowledgeable and passionate Eric Carrasco, owner of Hobby Pro Tours, peels back the layers of this city's rich history and teeming cultural diversity. Imagine strolling down the cobblestone streets of Casco Viejo, savoring the diverse flavors of the San Felipe Neri Public Market, and br...

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Strap on your adventure boots and prepare to be whisked into the heart of Panama's lush jungle, where the eco-friendly haven of Casa Cayuco resides. 

l  had the privilege of experiencing the intoxicating magic of this unique oasis, from the exciting activities available such as kayaking and paddle boarding, to the serene moments of witnessing nature's wonders like the hatching of a hundred sea turtles and an ext...

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Join us as we embark on a captivating journey into the world of distillation with Claire Marin, owner and head distiller of Pollinator Spirits. We will uncover the magic behind the transformation of honey into award-winning spirits while unearthing the profound dedication and passion that drives Claire’s craft. As we navigate the heart of New York State's Sullivan Catskills, the importance of sustainability, water conservation...

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Join us as we journey to the heartland of America, to Shawnee, Kansas, where history and culture intertwine in the form of a historical gem - The Aztec Theater. Our special guest, Jeffrey Calkins, co-owner of the theater, spins tales of its past as a movie hub, its role in rejuvenating the downtown area, and the hurdles they overcame in preserving this cinematic treasure trove. This episode is not just about a building; it's a...

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In this final episode of the Ketchikan, Alaska series, Naomi Michalsen, a member of the Eagle Wolf Tribe of the Shark House, takes us on an extraordinary journey to explore its unique indigenous culture. We navigate the richness of Ketchikan's Tlingit heritage, the community's intricate connection with the land, and the local wild foods deeply ingrained in the indigenous diet. Naomi's work with Kaasei Training and Co...

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Venture with me into the heart of Ketchikan, Alaska, where the ancient and modern worlds merge in a breathtaking tapestry of culture. We're in for a mesmerizing journey as we spend time with Joe Williams Jr., a native of Tlingit descent, who has been carving his way into history, not just with his extraordinary political accomplishments but also as the founder of Where the Eagle Walks, a walking tour that offers an intimate lo...

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Welcome to Part 2 of the Ketchikan series. This week takes us deep into the heart of Ketchikan, Alaska, known globally as the Salmon Capital of the World. We give you a backstage pass to two of its top-notch fishing resorts, Waterfall Resort Alaska and Steamboat Bay Fishing Club. We promise you'll be hooked as we dive into an animated conversation with Chuck Baird, the director of corporate business development for the Waterfa...

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