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Welcome to iHeart Radio's favorite show, Speaking of Travel! Host Marilyn Ball speaks to some of the most interesting people about their inspiring, uplifting and enriching travel experiences. The truth is, no matter where you go, and no matter how long you’re gone, you always come home with a new outlook on life. So sit back and be carried away to places from around the world and from right here in your own backyard. No Passport Required!

Welcome to iHeart Radio's favorite show, Speaking of Travel! Host Marilyn Ball speaks to some of the most interesting people about their inspiring, uplifting and enriching travel experiences. The truth is, no matter where you go, and no matter how long you’re gone, you always come home with a new outlook on life. So sit back and be carried away to places from around the world and from right here in your own backyard. No Passport Required!

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Welcome to iHeart Radio's favorite show, Speaking of Travel! Host Marilyn Ball speaks to some of the most interesting people about their inspiring, uplifting and enriching travel experiences. The truth is, no matter where you go, and no matter how long you’re gone, you always come home with a new outlook on life. So sit back and be carried away to places from around the world and from right here in your own backyard. No Passport Required!

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English

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828-777-4129


Episodes

Singer/Songwriter Raquel Aurilia Follows Her Passion With Music and Travel

10/17/2020
For Raquel Aurilia, writing music and performing fills her heart and her stories of travel and performing will fill yours. Raquel shares her passion with highlights including opening for John Waite and her travels to Mexico. Raquel offers some great travel tips for traveling to Mexico during the pandemic. Find out what you need to know about the forms you have to fill out how they are dealing with safety precautions. She has worked with music icons including Grammy winning producer Tony...

Duration:00:47:16

Is Retiring Abroad The Way To Go? Lezlie Green Says YES!

10/11/2020
Today, many Americans are considering packing up and leaving the country or have already made the move and love it. For some, it might be economic reasons, maybe taxes, sometimes work opportunities. But for many Americans, retiring abroad is the way to go due to the benefits of retiring in another country, from lower living costs to better weather to less stress. Join Lezlie Green, world traveler, hair designer, massage therapist, yoga teacher, home remodeler and dog rescuer, for some...

Duration:00:49:02

Elevate The Conservation And Come Together Under A Common Cause

10/1/2020
How can you find peace and meaning today? Joseph Ranseth helps people transform their lives using the same blueprint and principles that transformational leaders like Gandhi and Dr. King used to change the world. Discover how you can unify the world in today's divisive atmosphere and how you can inspire others by your own greatness and help create a better world for everyone. If you have an inner yearning and something inside of you is telling you that there is something more and you’re...

Duration:00:49:09

The Spirit Of Exploration And Adventure Is Alive And Well

9/24/2020
Chris DiCroce and his wife are experiencing an inner journey that people are undertaking now due to the inability to travel physically. But instead of feeling as if they've been backed into a corner, they’re discovering a door they never knew was there before. Chris is a best-selling author, musician, speaker, and sailor. After they sold their house and almost everything they owned to move onto a sailboat, they discovered the greatest triumphs sometimes came from their greatest...

Duration:00:48:46

Creating A Safer And More Resilient Future As We Travel Again

9/10/2020
Dayna Reggero of the Climate Listening Project discusses why sustainable travel is so important as we move into the future and provides solutions for how we can leave a minimum negative impact on the places we visit and leave a positive impact on society.

Duration:00:48:37

Annette Joseph Loves Italy And Invites You To Visit

9/7/2020
Are you looking for a once in a lifetime experience in Italy? Enjoy this charming conversation with Annette Joseph, author of the book “Italy Is My Boyfriend, talking to us from her Italian countryside home, La Fortezza, a creative space for visionaries from around the world. Annette lives half of the year in Italy and is an expert on entertaining, cooking, and styling. Her next book, "La Fortezza Cookbook," is sure to be a keeper! Let's all go to her creative retreats and workshops and...

Duration:00:47:52

Composer And Conductor Victoria Bond Embraces Possibilities As A Trailblazer

8/30/2020
Victoria Bond is a major force in 21st century concert music and leads a dual career as a composer and conductor. Imagination, fantasy and travel are all part of her creative life and her work is transformative. Travel has always been a part of her creative life and the first opera she wrote was called “Travels,” based on Jonathan Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels.” Victoria recently completed another version of the Swift novel, this one going back to the original and called “The Adventures of...

Duration:00:52:17

Annie Sullivan Creates Worlds Where Young Women Can Blaze New Trails

8/23/2020
We need imagination now more than ever. For Annie Sullivan, author of the young adult novels A Touch of Gold, Tiger Queen and A Curse of Gold, fantasy and imagination goes hand-in-hand with travel. Annie bases some of the scenery and characters on things she has seen and done when traveling and exploring new cultures. She embraces her young readers and encourages them to love themselves for who they are and to find strength in the things they perceive as flaws about themselves. Enjoy an...

Duration:00:50:19

Moving Your Family Abroad Could Be The Best Decision You Can Make

8/15/2020
Jason Holland, International Living’s Roving Latin America Editor, lives with his family in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Jason shares why living internationally can be a reality if you truly want it to be. In 2012, Jason, his wife, then four-year-old son, and two dogs made their way to Costa Rica and now they are enjoying life in the the UNESCO World Heritage town of San Miguel. If you're thinking of what it would be like to move abroad with your family, Jason explains how the transition...

Duration:00:51:22

Armchair Travel To Faraway Places With Adventure Travel Writer Linda Ballou

8/9/2020
Adventure travel writer Linda Ballou has rafted, kayaked and horseback ridden through pristine wilderness areas around the world. The most memorable of these journeys are chronicled in her book Lost Angel Walkabout. Linda shares her adventure journeys with memorable stories and explains how to use your downtime to create new platforms for your own travel storytelling. In her book, Get Great Trips for Free, she describes how to create a roadmap during this time to build a platform and become...

Duration:00:51:35

Travel, Writing and Buddhist Practice Guides Mag Dimond To Find Communion With Others

8/1/2020
Mag Dimond, the award-winning author of “BOWING TO ELEPHANTS, Tales of a Travel Junkie,” explores practices to achieve peace of mind when facing tough times. Mag shares stories and personal discoveries from her life traveling around the globe to describe how mindfulness of our own inner peace helps protect our core emotions. Mag has been a world traveler since age 11… living with her mother in Italy for 3 years. She has traveled in Europe and the US, as well as Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia,...

Duration:00:54:54

Turn What You Know And Enjoy Into Income You Can Earn From Anywhere

7/25/2020
Winton Churchill, author of “The New Retirement: The Rise of the Gig Economy and How You Can Profit From It,” has helped people turn what they know and enjoy into income they can earn from anywhere. Winton makes a powerful case for people retiring in a new way that allows you to create income and gain more control. Find out how positive it is to freelance in retirement and work wherever you want. Would you rather be restricted by a low budget or by a job you're just not that into? Winton...

Duration:00:51:59

The Power of Music & Art Offers Hope With Singer/Songwriter Jane Kramer

7/18/2020
Asheville-based singer/songwriter Jane Kramer and her husband Jason Sandford, founder of the popular blog Ashvegas, are adjusting to a new reality and creating solutions to support each other during these changing times. They share how the art community finds creative ways to reach people virtually during a time that prevents us from experiencing music, art and culture with others in person. Jane discusses what she believes is the role of artists and musicians in society, particularly...

Duration:00:48:25

How To Practice Self Care When Stuck At Home And Not Traveling

7/13/2020
We’re all looking forward to the end of social distancing and being able to travel and hug and go back to a time when we were together. But right now it’s important to remain calm and try to keep a clear head. Uncertainty is tough. We all like knowing what’s up. Join Dayna Reggero of The Climate Listening Project as she helps us get a grip on what we can do to take some action, manage our emotions and protect our mental wellbeing when we are not able to travel. Dayna explains how to stay...

Duration:00:45:20

Tonya Fitzpatrick Of World Footprints Continues To Inspire, Educate and Connect Communities

7/6/2020
Although it might not look like it right now, I’m convinced the travel industry has a future. Tonya Fitzpatrick, the co-founder of World Footprints, a socially conscious travel media platform that includes the award-winning World Footprints podcast, brings us up-to-date on current travel challenges and industry trends. Tonya explores the future of travel globally and domestically and how she continues her connection to people around the world. The future is bright. People will travel again.

Duration:00:42:06

Kingston Lim Is A Perpetual Traveler On A Global Odyssey

7/2/2020
Kingston Lim was born and raised in San Francisco. He’s currently on a global odyssey figuring out how to make the biggest splash in the shortest amount of time. His plans never included a pandemic, but that has not stopped him and he keeps on traveling. Find out from an insider what it is like on planes, trains and automobiles around the world today.

Duration:00:45:54

Retire With Purpose To Keep Growing And To Stay Active With Jeff Opdyke, Editor Of the Savvy Retiree

6/25/2020
Learn more about flexible, work-anywhere ways you can pay for your life in retirement. Jeff Opdyke, editor of the Savvy Retiree, explains how most people want a sense of purpose in retirement, an opportunity to keep growing and to keep their mind and body active. This is the focus at The Savvy Retiree and Jeff is a retirement reformer with a simple message: Live richer, not wealthier. If you’d like to learn more about flexible, work-anywhere ways you can pay for your life overseas, sign up...

Duration:00:45:18

The Delightfully Diverse World Of Cider With Katie Moore and Dave Bowman

6/22/2020
Apple Cider is making a tremendous comeback across the US and there are many reasons to love it. Katie Moore with Barn Door Ciderworks and Dave Bowman from Black Mountain Cider and Mead explain what is happening now with cider, such as the revival of traditional heritage cider and the more modern versions. Learn the history of cider in England and Spain and how Katie and Dave’s travels inspired them to bring the art and craft of cider making to their community.

Duration:00:49:56

Bestselling Author Mark Stevens Of The Allison Coil Mystery Series Loves To Tell Stories

6/4/2020
Mark Stevens is finding success writing mystery novels about western Colorado. Mark explains how he found inspiration for his Allison Coil character and the challenge of featuring a female lead character as a male writer. He also discusses the importance of writing networks, writing groups and writing communities. Mark is a storyteller, author, writer and traveler.

Duration:00:46:19

Bruce Shwedick Is Devoted To Promoting The Conservation Of Crocodiles

6/1/2020
Reptile expert Bruce Shwedick of the Crocodilian Conservation Center of Florida is a member of the IUCN- Species Survival Commission Crocodile Specialist Group, the world’s largest organization focused on the conservation and management of the world’s crocodilian species. Bruce shares his travel experiences in Sri Lanka when he attended the 22nd World Crocodile Conference and explains how biodiversity conservation and ecosystem health helps support the balance of the planet. Bruce began...

Duration:00:48:11