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Socially minded travel that bridges the cultural gaps and shares the transformative power of travel through powerful storytelling.

Socially minded travel that bridges the cultural gaps and shares the transformative power of travel through powerful storytelling.
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SILVER SPRING, MD

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Socially minded travel that bridges the cultural gaps and shares the transformative power of travel through powerful storytelling.

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English

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8639-B 16th Street #201 Silver Spring, MD 20910 2407043388


Episodes

LEGACY SHOW: National Travel and Tourism Week - Jul 21,2009

9/11/2018
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This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that was produced under our old Travel'n On name and format before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. This year's National Travel and Tourism Week features the first-ever U.S. Travel Rally Day on Tuesday, May 12. On that day, cities across the country will unite to make a bold statement about the power of travel. Over 40 cities throughout the U.S. have exciting Travel Rally Day activities planned. Kelly Schultz from the New Orleans CVB will join...

Duration:00:59:39

LEGACY SHOW: Reno River Festival and "Rhett Butler" - Jun 08,2010

9/11/2018
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This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. World Footprints traveled to Reno, NV to accept a First Place award from the North American Travel Journalists Association for their travel show. Today’s show is broadcast from the banks of the Truckee River during the Reno River Festival. Guests include Betsy McDonald who will share the history of the Reno River Fest and the Reno-Tahoe region. World...

Duration:00:59:59

Travel Safety and Voluntourism

9/11/2018
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This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Ian and Tonya welcome John Sexton, CEO of Sexton Executive Security, who shares some must-know safety tips for when you travel. Then - make a difference on your next vacation, Ian and Tonya get you in-the-know about one of the fastest-growing travel niches- Voluntourism.

Duration:00:53:18

LEGACY SHOW: NASCAR's Kyle Petty and the Growing Medical Tourism Market - Apr 28, 2009

9/9/2018
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This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Medical tourism - where people travel abroad to receive affordable and quality medical, dental and surgical care - is one of the fastest growing markets in the world and we'll be joined by Jonathon Edelheit, President of the Medical Tourism Association to discuss this new travel trend. Then, In 1995, NASCAR driver Kyle Petty combined his passion for helping...

Duration:01:00:26

LEGACY SHOW: All About Juneau, Alaska - Oct 13, 2009

9/9/2018
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This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Travel'n On celebrates Alaska's 50th anniversary of their induction into the Union as the 49th State with a profile on the beautiful capitol city of Juneau. Lorene Palmer, President of the Juneau Convention & Visitors Bureau tells Travel'n On why Juneau is a unique and must see tourist destination. Then Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho discusses his challenges of...

Duration:01:00:18

LEGACY SHOW: All Aboard the Alberta Train! - Mar 30, 2010

9/9/2018
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This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. During our coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Travel’n On made some new friends while traveling aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Whistler Express between Vancouver and Whistler. You’ll meet Sandy Best, Director of P.R. for Lake Louise, Vern Kimball, the CEO of the greatest outdoor show on earth, The Calgary Stampede, and celebrity chef Ned Bell, star of...

Duration:01:00:24

LEGACY SHOW: A Taste Of Shreveport

9/9/2018
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LEGACY SHOW: This show was broadcast LIVE through a former platform and under our former Travel'n On name. What began in 1984 as a 2-day street festival has blossomed into one of Louisiana's most popular Cajun festivals. We shared the tastes and sounds of the 25th Anniversary of the Mudbug Madness Festival in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Duration:00:51:06

Inside North Carolina's Outer Banks

8/21/2018
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North Carolina’s Outer Banks offers everything from open-sea beaches, theatre, wildlife preserves and popular shipwreck diving sites to down home cooking and history. On today’s show we explore these barrier islands and put a spotlight on Thailand and Indonesia. The Outer Bank’s Roanoke Island was the site of the first English settlement in the New World. A local popular theatrical production called “The Lost Colony” celebrates the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in...

Duration:01:10:09

From Jewish London to America by Harley and places in between

7/7/2018
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We explore points around the globe from London and the Jewish contributions to British society to America as we explore it’s history on the back of a Harley Davidson. We’ll stop at places in between and we’ll remember Anthony Bourdain. When most people think of London their first thoughts are of the iconic attractions. Few, however, realize the influences that other cultures have made to British society. Author and tour guide, Rachel Kolsky, takes us on an in-depth tour of Jewish London....

Duration:00:58:48

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Beyond Dutch Country

4/8/2018
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“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustave Flaubert Sandwiched between its Amish countryside and hip food scene, Lancaster Pennsylvania combines the old and new in awe-inspiring ways. Join World Footprints as we explore the area’s rich history, including President James Buchanan’s Wheatland home, and Lancaster’s contemporary offerings. Our first stop is the Hans Herr House. This structure traces its Germanic roots to 1719 and stands as the oldest...

Duration:01:06:49

The Art & Architectural Renaissance of Lynchburg, Virginia

2/27/2018
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Join us as we explore Lynchburg’s history on an art and architectural tour including spotlight stops at the Point of Honor historic home and the Riverview Artspace. Located in the center of Virginia, Lynchburg is within a day’s drive of most major east coast cities and it's a perfect place to begin an exploration of Central Virginia. But historic Lynchburg, the city on the hill, is undergoing an incredible revival. From new outdoor spaces, visual and performing arts to culinary arts and...

Duration:01:11:05

Quebec City's New France Festival - a walk through Canadian history

2/19/2018
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Today on World Footprints we celebrate Canada’s Francophone roots in the Quebec region as we walk in the footsteps of history at the New France Festival in Quebec City. Plus, we’ll visit an Augustinian Monastery turned holistic spa and we’ll talk to an Old World wine merchant. The walled fortifications in Old Quebec make Quebec City one of the most romantic and picturesque places to explore on foot. We explore the heart and soul of the city with Marc Duchesne of Cicerone Tours. For five...

Duration:01:08:45

Walking through Rio – A tale of many cities

11/15/2017
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Rio de Janeiro is a city of vibrant neighborhoods and districts. We wanted to experience the city’s culture and history up close so we embarked on an exploration of Rio by foot. Historian Dr. Luciana Fagundes led our walking tour, which began in the historic central district of Lapa—an area known as the cradle of bohemian Rio. We discovered Rio’s rich history as we passed historical monuments like the Carioca Aqueduct and it’s famous arches. Our walking tour ended in the sweetest of ways...

Duration:01:11:39

America’s Basilica, Cheetah Conservation and Pirate Treasure Hunting with the Cousteau’s

10/8/2017
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Today on World Footprints we’ll visit one of the largest churches in the world in Washington DC, examine efforts to save cheetahs in Namibia and head off on a Caribbean pirate treasure hunt with the latest generation of Cousteaus. First, The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception may not be the most iconic building in Washington, DC, but it looms large in other ways. Louise DuFresne of the Basilica takes us inside this beautiful building in northeast DC to share its...

Duration:01:06:07

Family Travel 4-1-1

10/7/2017
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As a mother of three, family travel expert Shelly Rivoli says when traveling with babies it is important to remain calm. Shelly has learned a lot of tricks and tips for traveling with children first-hand.

Duration:00:09:12

Inside Africa Conservation, Yellowstone, Uganda and Return to Glow

7/30/2017
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Today on World Footprints we will examine some troubling realities of Western conservation efforts in Africa; we’ll connect with life in Italy; take a glimpse inside of Uganda and we’ll hear about the People of Yellowstone. In her provocative new book: White Man’s Game, author Stephanie Hanes examines the larger problems that arise when Westerners try to “fix” complex problems in developing countries, acting with the best intentions yet often overlooking the wishes of the local population....

Duration:01:02:14

Exploring Paris, China, Family Travel and City Pass

7/24/2017
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To understand a city one must look through the lens of its artists with open eyes, appreciate the personal stories of locals, and sometimes jump on a fast track to have time at popular attractions. Art curator and author Matt Wagner travels the world looking for the Tall Trees—the artists that stand out and help share our common humanity. In his third Tall Trees book series Matt explores the artist community in Paris. As a mother of three, family travel expert Shelly Rivoli says when...

Duration:01:04:32

Reviving North Carolina towns through art and tourism

6/20/2017
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On one side of the state, North Carolina has the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. On the coastal side, the state boasts wild horses and deep blue waters. However, the center of the North Carolina holds surprising treasures and a rich history. After losing the tobacco and textile industries, Kinston’s Mayor, B.J. Murphy tells us that his small town turned to the arts for economic revitalization. Even after traveling to Kinston for decades, Ian experienced a new community that is rich in all...

Duration:01:10:13

Exploring Wilmington, Delaware – A European experience in American history

4/18/2017
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World Footprints will explore Wilmington, Delaware and the Brandywine Valley’s rich American history and vibrant arts and cultural scene with its European flair. Known for its collection of American art, the internationally acclaimed Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, houses three generations of Wyeth artists—N.C. Wyeth, his son Andrew Wyeth and grandson Jamie Wyeth. Guide Reno Winter takes us inside the Andrew Wyeth studio to learn about these legendary American...

Duration:01:07:44

Exploring Dominica, the Nature Island

3/31/2017
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Many people say that if Christopher Columbus were to return to our modern world today, Dominica would be the only island he would recognize. This volcanic island is called "The Nature Island" for a reason. It has a breathtaking natural beauty that sparkles like an emerald jewel and has remained moderately developed. World Footprints will share our cultural and music tour of Dominica with stops along Waitukubuli National Trail, the Jazz and Creole Festival, the Kalingo territory and...

Duration:00:35:33