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Show Archive 2003
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December 26, 2003
Safari by Ben Adair
African Music Festivals
Things to Do Besides Safari
Sound Travels: African Fauna
Staying Healthy in Africa
Getting to Africa
  December 19, 2003
Traveling into Middle Earth by Dmae Roberts
Wacky New Zealand: an interview with Gregg Anderson
Anniversary of Flight by Jad Abumrod
Taking the Silent Retreat by Rachel Dornhelm
Music with Bob Duskis: Last-minute Gifts
Sound Travels: Sound Travels Maori Singers, New Zealand
Deal of the Week: Get Away to Middle Earth
December 12, 2003
Not the Ozarks by Jim Bogan
Mendoza Wine by Joe Zefran
Capoeira Tourism by Sylvia Maria Gross
100 Years of Flight by Hal Humphreys
An interview with flying legend Red Cary
The World Mustache and Beard Championship by Rico Gagliano
Sex in the City Tour by Cash Peters
Sound Travels: Annapurna region, Nepal
Deal of the Week: Ski and See Montreal!
  December 5, 2003
Winter Sports Round Up
How to Guarantee Your Snow by Jeff Tyler
Tips to Get Cool Deals on Winter Sports Travel
Oaxaca Cultural Exchange by Jonathan Mitchell
Music with Bob Duskis: Egypt and Vienna
Sound Travels: One Man Banda in Paris Metro
Traveler's Aid: The Lowdown on Low-Cost Air Carriers
Deal of the Week: Caribbean Escape!
November 28, 2003
Family Trips to the Great Basin by Steven Trimble
Guide to Four Corners: interview with travel writer Julian Smith
Utah Luau by Jeff Rice
A chat with Jan Morris, the "Finest Travel Writer in World."
Hong Kong's World Cup of Shopping by Judith Ritter
Travel Behind the Scenes: Airport Limo Driver
Sound Travels: Tibetan work crews
Fix My Trip: Lost Luggage
Deal of the Week: Extraordinary Egypt, Extraordinary Price
  November 21, 2003
Exhibit: "America on the Move" - Host Diana Nyad interviews Smithsonian Curator ??????????
On the Prowl in DC: Black America's First Cultural Capital by Rudy Maxa
Music of the World: interview with Anne Marie Ruff
Postcard: Heaven in Tanzania by Jesse Kalisher
Music with Bob Duskis: Ojos de Brujo & Martyn Bennett
Sound Travels: Tuk Telpek Freshon An ancient covered bazaar in Bukara - a desert, oasis city in today's Uzbekistan
Traveling to Cuba: interview with Camilla Ruiz, Washington Director for the Cuban American National Foundation
Deal of the Week: Off-Peak Fun at Our National Parks
November 14, 2003
Waltzing onto a Dance Floor in Vienna
Looking Past the Rain to the Warmth in Amsterdam by Rico Gagliano
Adventure-Travel Destinations in Winter: a chat with Arlene Burns
Europe Winter Deals
A Personal Tour of Budapest with Hungarian actress Erika Marozsan
Braving Volcán Concepción: by Sioux-z Jessup
Bad Taste Tour: Barbed Wire Museum
Sound Travels: Notre Dame de Paris, France
Deal of the Week: Think Warm in Hawaii
  November 7, 2003
Tango Tourism by Amy Radil
1,000 Places to See Music: Interview with authro Patricia Schultz
Fado Laundry by Rolando Arrieta
Freestylers & Foreigners: Fear and Locomotiving on the Southwest Chief by Hank Rosenfeld
Amtrak Update: Interview with Ross Capone
Music with Bob Duskis: Eastern Europe, Milwaukee
Sound Travels: "Novice Monks", Darjiling, India
Traveler's Aide: Travel Update with Joe Sharkey
Deal of the Week: Bangkok on a Budget
October 31, 2003
Vietnam in Alabama by Steve Featherstone
KSP in the USA by Rachel Dornhelm
A Guide to the Best Places to Eat in the USA: A chat with food critic Jonathan Gold
Travel to the bottom of the Earth: The Falkland Islands with Todd Jarrell
Eric Clapton of the Oud: Anouar Brahem
The Knee Defender, interview with inventor Ira Goldman
Sound Travels: The Carillons of Holland and Belgium
Fix My Trip: Costly Call from Costa Rica
Deal of the Week: Toronto, Anyone? How About Istanbul? Or, Business Class, Cheap?
  October 24, 2003
A Tour of Haunted Savannah by Heather McElhatton
The Red Balloon by Jesse Kalisher
Looking for Rübezahl of the Woods by Naomi Lewin
An excerpt from “Scratching the Surface,” by Jeff Greenwald
“Native State: A Memoir,” A chat with author Tony Cohan
Travel Behind the Scenes: Ground operations coordinator, Jet Blue Airlines, JFK
Sound Travels: Puyallup Fair, Tacoma, Washington
Traveler's Aide: Helpful Tools for Last-Minute Travel
Deal of the Week: Unbeatable Barge Bargain in France
October 17, 2003
The Microbrew as a Lifestyle by David Welch
Ashland, for Theater Buffs by Alisa Roth
The Ultimate Guide to Oregon’s Great Outdoors: A chat with Portland author and TV personality Grant McOmie
Batumi Blues by Larry Massett
A Look at the Dollar Abroad: Host Diana Nyad in coversation with Marketplace's David Brown
Music With Bob Duskis: Bob Brozman & Dabashish Bhattacharya and "Festival in the Desert" (various artists)
Sound Travels: The Bells of Dubrovnik
Traveler's Aid: Finding Cool World Markets
Deal of the Week: Fall Resort Getaway
  October 10, 2003
An educated look at Vegas: Interview with UNLV professor Hal Rothman
Las Vegas returns to its roots by Flo Rogers
Vegas Free Ride: Savvy Tipster Rudy Maxa Explains Casino Comps
Fez Festival of Sacred World Music by Anastasia Tsioulcas
Bad Taste Tour: Visiting the Museum of Bad Art with Cash Peters
Sound Travels: Sound Showers, Oslo, Norway
Traveler's Aide: Airport Confiscations
Deal of the Week: Ski Switzerland! Or, Just Tour Around and Eat Chocolate!
October 3, 2003
A quick flight to Cedar Keys by Hal Humphreys
Splendid China…without leaving America by Judith Ritter
Offbeat Keys: a Disney-free chat with Chris Elliott Interview with Florida Maven Chris Elliot
Rediscovering Family Roots by Naomi Lewin
"Be the Creature!" An Interview with the Chris and Martin Kratt
Sound Travels San Antonio Vocal Arts Ensamble
Traveler's Aid Travel update with Joe Sharkey
Deal of the Week Chinese New Year in Hong Kong / "Ritzy" bargain in Malaysia
  September 26, 2003
Interview with Surf Pro Suzy Stewart
Learning to hang ten on the North Shore by Scott Carrier
Interlaken's Theme Park to the Stars by Paul French
"The Art of Travel": An Interview with author Alain de Botton
Travel Behind the Scenes: The Housekeepers’ point of view
Sound Travels: The sounds of work in Timbuktu
Fix My Trip: Stupid Traveler Mistakes
Deal of the Week: Icelandic Air to Europe
September 19, 2003
Honeymoon, Interrupted, in Spain by Steve Featherstone
"Blues Highway": Interview with Author Richard Knight
Romantic Rhine Train by Naomi Lewin
The Sounds of the Yanomami by Stephen Vitiello & Michael Raphael
Weather Delays: Interview with Sam Halpern, Executive VP of WorldTravelCenter.com
Music with Bob Duskis: Verve Remixed 2 and Arabian Travels 2
Sound Travels: St. Lazarus Day, Bahia, Brazil
Traveler's Aid: Interview with Nuala O’Connor Kelly, Chief Privacy Officer at the Office of Homeland Security
Deal of the Week: Europe in the Fall
  September 12, 2003
Alice Springs by Martin Stott
Interview with Malcolm Griffiths of the Australian Tourist Commission
Crossing Over with Ruben Martinez
The Beauty of Glen Canyon, Revealed - Stephen Trimble
San Antonio Winery by Cash Peters
Sound Travels: Speaker's Corner, Sydney, Australia
Traveler's Aid: Airline Ticket Futures
Deal of the Week: Czech on the Czeap
September 5, 2003
Fishy Bass Tourney? by Steve Featherstone
A Look Back at Horatio's Big Drive, Interview with Ken Burns
The Jonesboro Story festival by Jill Jordan Sieder
Interveiw with Global Grover
Music with Bob Duskis: Natacha Atlas and Bembeya Jazz
Sound Travels: Indian Wedding
Fix My Trip E-Tickets Aren't That E-asy
Most recent deal of the Week: Athens in the Off-Season
  August 29, 2003
Gaugain Remembered by Judith Fein
Experiencing Nine Night in Belize by Hal Humphreys
22 Hours in Iran by Anne Marie Ruff
Holiday from Hell by Martin Stott
Rustic Summer Camp Memories by Louise Rafkin
Speaking in Clicks by Larry Massett
Making Travel Resolutions You Can’t Keep: A Reading by Author Mary-Lou Weisman
"James Dean Died Here:" Interview with Author Chris Epting
Sound Travels: Singing Frogs of the Pantanal, Brazil
Deal of the Week: Athens in the Off-Season
August 22, 2003
Welcome to Craters of the Moon by Cathy Duchamp
Monarch Madness by Sue Halpern
Tracking Monarch Migration: Interview with Elizabeth Howard, Founder and Project Director for Journey North
The Impressive, The Perverse and The Strange at Burning Man by Rico
Travel Behind the Scenes: A Hitchhiker's Tale
Sound Travels: Climax Golden Twins
Fix My Trip: Avoiding a Car Rental Fiasco
Deal of the Week: European Low-Fare Airlines
  August 15, 2003
Italian Lessons by Martin Stott
Snap Out of It by Susan Van Allen
Shanghai-ed in Portland by Dmae Roberts
How Will Power Grid Failure Affect Your Travel: Checking in with Rudy Maxa and Bob Mann
Music with Bob Duskis: Afro-Celt Sound System and Solomon & Socalled
Sound Travels: The Palio, Siena, Italy
Traveler's Aid: Security Update
Deal of the Week: Airfare Deals for Fall Travel
 August 8, 2003
Kansas City Jazz by Laura Ziegler
Modern-Day Tramp: An interview with author and hobo Eddie Joe Cotton
The Picnic by Benjamin Adair
Cash goes to Barbra Streisand’s House(s)
Sound Travels: Mongolian Throat Singing
Traveler's Aid: End-of-Summer Travel
Deal of the Week: Surfing for hot hotel bargains
  August 1, 2003
The Real Pike Place Market by Anne Marie Ruff
The World's Best Pancakes by Jesse Kalisher
Interview with Geoff Dryer, Author of "Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It"
Biking the Tulip Fields with Jeff Lunden
Remembering Bob Hope: Interview with A.C. Lyles
Music with Bob Duskis: Trüby Trio & Karsh Kale
Sound Travels: Summer in NYC
Traveler's Aid: Traveling While Pregnant
Deal of the Week: Girls Just Want to Have Fun Getaway
 July 25, 2003
Oregon Coast Treasure Hunt by David Welch
Revealing Oregon: Interview with Mark Morris, Author of "Oregon Coast"
"Funny in Farsi" Interview with author Firoozeh Dumas
Revisiting the Somme by Martin Stott
In Search of My Inner McCabe by Susan Vall Allen
Travel Behind the Scenes: Grand Central Shoe Shine
Sound Travels: Summer in Los Angeles
Traveler's Aid: Seat Pitch 101
Deal of the Week: Summer airfare bargains to Europe!
  July 18, 2003
Postcard of Piazza San Marcos by Dmae Roberts
The Moses Project by Megan Williams
Fly Fishing, an epic journey with author James Prosek
Travels with Mom by Larry Massett
Music with Bob Duskis, Susheela Raman & The Detroit Experiment
Sound Travels: Summer in Seattle
Traveler's Aid: Vulture Tourism
Deal of the Week: Escape to Tuscany
 July 11, 2003
Bali, After the Bombing by Kelly McEvers
Travling the Louisiana Backcountry with Mike Tidwell
Ukulele Dreaming, A Bad Taste Tour with Cash Peters
Rembrandts at the Airport by Jeff Lunden
Chris Elliott - Bumping 101
Sound Travels: Summer in Chicago
Traveler's Aid: Classes Abroad
Deal of the Week: Ireland on the Cheap
  July 4, 2003
Tennessee’s Real Music Highway by Hal Humphreys
Musical Tour of Seldom-Seen Ethiopia with Anne Marie Ruff
"Gullible's Travels," an interview with Cash Peters
Checking in on the Cross-Country Road Trip
Bus Coaches Get Popular, an interview with Steve Klika from the International Motorcoach Group
Music with Bob Duskis: Taraf de Haidouks, Cibelle
Sound Travels: Summer in San Francisco
Traveler's Aid Insight on the Summer Travel Season
Deal of the Week Rocky Mountain Summer Getaway
 June 27, 2003
Interview: Advice from Alaskan Wilderness Guide Michael McBride
Interview Storytelling with "Homer native" Tom Bodett
Interview and performance: Songs from the Land of the Midnight Sun, with Bunny Swan
Touring Around Halibut Cove
Sound Travels: Guess the Sounds of Homer
Traveler's Aid: Tools to find a great hotel rate
Deal of the Week: Three Amazing Deals to Get You to Asia
  June 20, 2003
Fishy Bass Tourney? by Steve Featherstone
A Look Back at Horatio's Big Drive, Interview with Ken Burns
The Jonesboro Story festival by Jill Jordan Sieder
Interveiw with Global Grover
Music with Bob Duskis: Natacha Atlas and Bembeya Jazz
Sound Travels: Indian Wedding
Fix My Trip E-Tickets Aren't That E-asy
Deal of the Week: Fall in Love Again (in France!)
 June 13, 2003
The Upper Crust In Newport, R.I. by Borzou Daragahi
The Next Better Place, an interview with author Michael Keith
Eyes of Sibiu by Larry Masset and Andre Codrescu
Travel Behind the Scenes Lost and Found Department, Disneyland, Anaheim, California
Fishing Laws in Alaska, an interview with Doug Vincent Lang of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Sound Travels The Call Of The Wild Orcas
Traveler's Aid: Open Skies in Europe
Deal of the Week: Amazing Singapore Airlines Bargains!
  June 6, 2003
Queens in the Kingdom Interview with Eddie Shapiro and Jeffrey Epstein
Hike to Rock Creek Park by Katie Davis
Storm at the Summit by Hal Humphreys
Tea with Nana by Hank Rosenfeld
Music with Bob Duskis: The Intercontinentals and India goes Electronic
Summer Books: Interview with Nikki Whittaker, buyer for Left Bank Books in St. Louis, Missouri
Sound Travels: One Man Banda, Paris Metro
Traveler's Aid: The Concorde, A Primer
Deal of the Week: Travel Packages to Asia
 May 30, 2003
Lower East Side Deli Tour by Naomi Lewin and Jeff Lunden
A Lesser Known London: Interview with Peter Ackroyd
Stalking the Amish by Michelle Kholos
Beautiful Badlands: Postcard by Dave Karlotski
The Sound of Music: Pilgramage to Saltzberg with Cash Peters
Sound Travels: Lava Flow, Hawaii's Big Island
Traveler's Aid: The Perfect Camping Vacation
Deal of the Week: Asian Airlines to Europe
  May 23, 2003
'Round the Cape by Todd Jarrell
Trekking Across the Sahara, Interview with Michael Palin
South African Township Tour by Amy Costello
A Sherpa's Journey, Interview with Jambling Tenzing Norgay
Travel Behind the Scenes Adolphus Onyiante, ground operations coordinator, Jet Blue Airlines, JFK
Sound Travels: Cicadas, dogs and frogs, Southeast Asia
Fix My Trip: The Case of the Swampy Hotel Room
Deal of the Week: Europe on the Cheap
 May 16, 2003
Amtrak Express by Hank Rosenfeld
The Sound of Alaska: Tagging Along with Kathy Turco
Punk Rock B & B by David Welch
Beach Report: Walter McLeod, President, Clean Beaches Council
Online Hotel Booking: Interview with Bill McGee, consultant to Consumer WebWatch and former editor of Consumer Reports Travel Letter
Music with Bob Duskis: Spanish Harlem; Jazz meets the Malian Kora
Camel Races in Mali, Africa
SARS Update
Traveler's Aid: Six Ways to Travel on the Cheap in Europe
Deal of the Week: See America on the Cheap with a Package Deal!
  May 9, 2003
Conversation with Supercamper Tom Stienstra
Mother's Day Gift by Jonathan Menjivar
My Buddhist Son by Carole Zimmer
The Dirtiest Story You've Ever Heard by Cash Peters
SARS Update
Sound Travels: Santeria Ceremony, Satiago, Cuba
Traveler's Aid: Bargaining 101
Deal of the Week: Airfare Wars
  May 2, 2003
Desert Beauty, Border Danger
The New Face of Berlin
Postcard: East Berlin
Spa Tour: Bliss Spa, New York; Mandarin Oriental Miami, Florida
Heidi Mitchell, Spa Editor for Travel & Leisure Magazine
SARS Update: Checking in with Christy Van Camp
Exploring Music with Bob Duskis: New York and Montreal
Sound Travels: Bells of Arcosanti
Traveler's Aid: Air Travel Update
Deal of the Week: Fly to Toronto on the Cheap/Free Caribbean Vacations for Troops!
  April 25, 2003
West Coast Road Trip
Travel Update - Egypt
Another Kind of Desert Warmth
War and Travel
Travel Behind the Scenes
Closing of Cypress Gardens: Interview with Esther Williams
SARS Update
Sound Travels: Music called "Yungas", Coroico, Bolivia
Case of the Bogus Ticket-Delivery Fee
Spring / Summer Airfare Sale
 April 18, 2003
Vansterdam
Travel by Design: Zaha Hadid
In Search of the Authentic
Paris Subway Stories
SARS Update
Exploring Music with Bob Duskis
Sound Travels: Timbuktu, Mali
Traveler's Aid: Travel of the Cheap
Deal of the Week: Travel by Doing Good
  April 11, 2003
Americans Abroad
Tea with Nana
Book: Work to Live
Alaska Whistle Stop
Inflight Security Update
Aerogramme from Paris
Sound Travels: Music from the 2nd Temple, Israel long ago
Bankruptcies, Frequent Flyer Miles
A Weekend Getaway with Lemon-Fresh Scent

April 4, 2003
Eco-Hotel
Harlem Gospel Tour
Music with Bob Duskis
Travel Updates from NYC & Las Vegas
SARS Update
Sound Travels: Istanbul, Turkey
Traveler's Aid: Business Travelers Now
Deal of the Week: Sweetheart Escapes in St. Augustine
  March 28, 2003
State of the Tourist Industry
Online Bulletin Boards
Travel Agents in Your Corner
Tourist updates from Paris, London and Rome
Fix My Trip
Edmund White's Paris
Mass Tourism
Sound Travels: Naxi Orchestra
Deal of the Week: Stowe Weekend of Hope

 March 21, 2003
Tips for Traveling in Troubled Times
Interview with Salman Rushdie
Comfort Food on the Lower East Side
De Gullah Roots Tour
Postcard: Labrador
Sound Travels: Tibetan Nuns
Deal of the Week: Car Rental for $9.99 / Day
  March 14, 2003
World Pulse
Metal Slug
Fix My Trip
Beach Break Gonzo
Cash Challenge with Mark Fearnow
Sound Travels: London Tube
Traveler's Aid: Should I stay or should I go?
Deal of the Week: Late Winter Deals in Mexico

 March 7, 2003
Watching the Penguin Watchers
Growing Up a Drifter
War Worries
Vasaloppet
Mardi Gras
Dole Maze
Sound Travels: Rio, Brazil
Traveler's Aid: What's Your Threat Level?
Deal of the Week: Cruise Blowout
  February 28, 2003
Mendoza Wine
Blues Cruise
Heliskiing
Ski Report
Interview with Steve Trimble
Sound Travels: Tibetan New Year - Kathmandu, Nepal
Traveler's Aid: Tips for Booking Hotels Online
Deal of the Week: Amreica West's Vegas Vacation

 February 21, 2003
Alcan 5000
Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
Fix My Trip: Hotel Hell
Music With Bob Duskis
Sound Travels: Kathmandu, Nepal
Traveler's Aid: Storm Strategies for Travelers
Deal of the Week: Leasing a Car in Europe
  February 14, 2003
Safari by Ben Adair
African Music Festivals
Things to Do Besides Safari
Sound Travels: African Fauna
Staying Healthy in Africa
Getting to Africa

February 07, 2003
Verse from the Range
Sports and Travel
GeoQuiz Whiz
Sound Travels: Bells of Burma
Traveler's Aid: Iraqnophobia: Travel in the Shadow of War
Deal of the Week: Ski Salt Lake
  January 31, 2003
Visiting My Stuff
Interview with Robert Young Pelton
Travel by Design: Thom Mayne
Interview with Bill Holm
Sound Travels: Chinatown
Music with Bob Duskis
Traveler's Aid: Flying with Pets
Deal of the Week: Jetting to New Zealand on the Cheap

 January 24, 2003
Punk Rock B&B
Interview with Stelios Hadjioannou
Musical Travels: From India To Arabia
Travel Safety with Doug Lansky
Slithering Sepetorium
Sound Travels: Brugge, Belgium
Traveler's Aid: Airline Fee Frenzy
Deal of the Week: Romantic Getaways
  January 17, 2003
Stories from Abe Lincoln High
Music with Bob Duskis
Travels to Genoa, Italy
Interview with Ann Bancroft
Sound Travels: Okavango River Delta
Geo-Whiz Nicholas Burkhart
Traveler's Aid: Rudy’s Amazing Airfare-Hunting Tips
Deal of the Week: Jet to Honk Kong, Cheap!

January 10, 2003
Truth about De-icing
Cathedrals of Flesh
Cuba Musicians
Documenting Your Journey
Postcard: Beautiful Badlands
Sound Travels: Tuk Telpek Freshon
Traveler's Aid: United Chapter 11 Update
Deal of the Week: Ireland in the Spring
  January 3, 2003
Bus Trip
Talk about Guidebooks
La Befana
Music with Bob Duskis
6 Gs over South Africa
Sound Travels: Lhasa, Tibet
Traveler's Aid: New Year, New Baggage Rules
Deal of the Week: Easy Ways to Earn Elite Status

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