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Using DNA to plan a vacation? Co-working at an overseas hotel? Chasing the next solar eclipse? “Beyond Borders,” presented by trivago, explores the latest trends in travel through the experts, techies, hoteliers and travelers paving the way. Join Joe and Emma as they delve into the movement of people and ideas in the modern world. No passport needed.

Using DNA to plan a vacation? Co-working at an overseas hotel? Chasing the next solar eclipse? “Beyond Borders,” presented by trivago, explores the latest trends in travel through the experts, techies, hoteliers and travelers paving the way. Join Joe and Emma as they delve into the movement of people and ideas in the modern world. No passport needed.

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United States

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Using DNA to plan a vacation? Co-working at an overseas hotel? Chasing the next solar eclipse? “Beyond Borders,” presented by trivago, explores the latest trends in travel through the experts, techies, hoteliers and travelers paving the way. Join Joe and Emma as they delve into the movement of people and ideas in the modern world. No passport needed.

Twitter:

@trivago

Language:

English


Episodes

Evolving Travel Guides: Lonely Planet and Roads & Kingdoms Talk Shop

11/21/2017
The days of relying on a single printed guidebook to navigate the world are quickly fading. In its place is instant access to travel content of all types - nomadic blogs, glamorous Instagram accounts, even virtual reality. In this episode, Roads & Kingdoms co-founder Nathan Thornburgh and Lonely Planet editorial director Tom Hall explore the changes they've seen in the industry and explain how their platforms are meeting the demands of future travelers.

Duration:00:33:03

Through The Lens: National Geographic and VSCO on How to Take Better Travel Photos

10/4/2017
With the explosion of smartphones, travel photography changed from an exclusive medium to an art form for the everyday traveler. Anyone with an internet connection can see nearly any corner of the globe at any time. Anne Farrar, Director of Photography at National Geographic, and Greg Lutze from VSCO offer their insight into the evolving world of travel photography, the implications of this growing trend, and tips on how to take better travel photos.

Duration:00:23:16

BONUS: A Beginner's Guide To Astrotourism

8/15/2017
The Total Eclipse is coming to the United States on August 21st with hotels from South Carolina to Oregon welcoming travelers from around the world. Jamie Carter of When Is The Next Eclipse shares a beginner's guide to the growing business of astrotourism.

Duration:00:10:51

Is There a Right Way to Travel Like a Local?

8/8/2017
The travel industry is changing. People want more local, authentic experiences and there is no shortage of buzzwords being thrown around, like ecotourism and sustainable tourism, to lure in well-meaning tourists. So when it comes to animal welfare, traveling in an environmentally-friendly way, and simply being a conscious traveler -- there’s a lot of confusion out there. So, is there a right way to travel like a local? Today, we’re going to answer that question with the help of Bruce Poon...

Duration:00:25:42

Refugees: A Source Of Untapped Talent?

7/25/2017
Critics of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policy say that the influx of people is a drain on the country's resources. Others, however, see refugees as a source of untapped talent, ready to take their destiny into their own hands. trivago founder and tech entrepreneur, Rolf Schrömgens, offers his reasoning for why he believes this crisis will turn into a positive for Germany and Gabriela Sonnleitner opens the door to the magdas Hotel in Vienna where they hire refugees for the hotel...

Duration:00:22:16

How Digital Nomads Are Killing The Office Cubicle

7/10/2017
Digital nomads are swapping the typical office for remote work that requires only a Wifi connection and a sense of adventure. Greg Caplan co-founded Remote Year to bring together like-minded remote workers for a year-long trip around the globe. Then, a stop in Vienna where Anita Komarek compares their co-working space at Hotel Schani to the old Viennese coffee houses where artists and authors met to share their latest ideas.

Duration:00:24:58

Where's Your Pride? Gay Travel Around The World

6/27/2017
It's Pride season and the gay travel industry is booming around the world. First, a story from trivago's own Lachlan Probyn on how traveling to Rome as a gay man surprised him. Scott Gatz from Q.Digital joins to share his thoughts on how gay travel has changed over his lifetime and Kike Sarasola walks us through the Room Mate Óscar hotel in Madrid where the city is hosting World Pride 2017. Finally, we end with Grindr's new Editor-In-Chief, Zach Stafford, talking about how gay travelers are...

Duration:00:40:56

Where Do You Come From? Ancestral Travel Takes You Home

6/13/2017
Travelers are tracing their roots and following their DNA to their ancestral homelands in search of memorable experiences that will last a lifetime. Hotel Roter Hahn in Germany shares their legacy of hospitality as one of the world's oldest hotels. Denise Hill at Visit Scotland talks about ongoing efforts to help travelers reconnect with their Scottish ancestry and find their clan. Then we turn toward Italy and talk to Sean Finelli, who heads The Roman Guy travel company. Sean shares his...

Duration:00:42:40

Voluntourism: Is There A Right Way To Give Back?

5/30/2017
Billions of dollars go into voluntourism, but is there a right way to give back? Kerry Rodgers of Give A Day Global and David Bowen at the Grace Bay Club in Turks and Caicos share their experiences.

Duration:00:46:00

Party Of One: Is Solo Travel Safe?

5/16/2017
Argentine Aniko Villalba has been a solo traveler for going on eight years and has turned her stories into a successful blog and several books. Aniko revisits some of her most memorable experiences. The Riad Star in Marrakech, Morocco has become a serene home base for solo travelers of all kinds. Co-owner Lucy Anderson Wood shares the rich history of the hotel, the solo-friendly amenities, and the Henna Cafe's philanthropic twist.

Duration:00:42:40

Flying with Fido? Susan Garrett Shares How to Master Pet-Friendly Travel

4/26/2017
Susan Garrett of Say Yes! Dog Training delves into how pet owners can make sure getting their furry loved ones from point A to B can be a painless experience and Hotel deLuxe in Portland, Oregon has gone above and beyond when it comes to pet-friendly accommodations.

Duration:00:35:13

Hopping Around the World for Beer with BrewDog and CraftBeer.com

4/26/2017
Keith Bennet from Scottish Brewery BrewDog is working on opening the world's first craft beer hotel and Andy Sparhawk from the Boulder-based Brewers Association and CraftBeer.com has traveled the world for craft beer.

Duration:00:35:50

Skiing in Afghanistan? Tinder in Jordan? Paula Froelich Goes Off The Beaten Path

4/26/2017
Paula Froelich tries Tinder in Jordan and sheds light on some of the misconceptions about traveling to off-the-beaten-path destinations. Lieven De Rycke at the Arctic Light Hotel talks about their trivago Award-winning hotel in Rovaniemi, Finland.

Duration:00:40:57

What Do National Parks and LGBTQ Activism Have in Common? Mikah Meyer

4/26/2017
Mikah Meyer is an LGBTQ activist on a mission to become the youngest American to visit all 417 United States National Parks and Teri Marshall from Rush Creek Lodge shares how the new resort is helping travelers of all types experience Yosemite National Park.

Duration:00:43:16