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The Happiest Kids in the World on 1001 Travel Tales

This week’s episode of 1001 Travel Tales podcast is an interview with Rina Mae Acosta, blogger at Finding Dutchland and co-author of The Happiest Kids in the World: How Dutch Parents Help Their Kids (and Themselves) by Doing Less. You can listen to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or just by clicking on the SoundCloud…

Travel the Liberation Route Europe to see an Operation Market Garden reenactment in Arnhem, the Netherlands.

1001 Travel Tales Podcast: Traveling the Liberation Route Europe

This week’s interview for 1001 Travel Tales was with Jeroen van Wieringen of Liberation Route Europe. We spoke to him at World Travel Market in London last year, which explains the noise in the background. At the same time, he was losing his voice, a symptom many at WTM suffered in that loud environment. Nevertheless, Jeroen’s enthusiasm…

Maria Hart and monkeys

Maria Hart on 1001 Travel Tales

This week’s 1001 Travel Tales podcast with Maria Hart of Travelling with Hart includes volunteering in Namibia, monkeys who hitch rides, and an oryx with a wonky horn. You can listen here on iTunes or Stitcher, or click on the image below to listen on SoundCloud: [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/313995855″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] I hope…

This is the kind of view you might get when your container ship is in port. This is Piraeus, Greece. Photo courtesy of Rebecca Hall.

Rebecca Hall on 1001 Travel Tales

When Shobha and I decided to interview Rebecca Hall for our podcast, 1001 Travel Tales, what we had in mind was her blog about being an expat in Greece: Life Beyond Borders. But before reading my response to that conversation, go ahead and listen to the podcast. To listen on SoundCloud, click on the image…

Janice Chung. Photo courtesy of Janice Chung.

Janice Chung on 1001 Travel Tales

This week’s interview for 1001 Travel Tales is with Janice Chung, whose blog, France Travel Tips, is full of information for planning a trip to France. Click on the link below to listen to the podcast on SoundCloud, or here for iTunes, or here for Stitcher. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/311584101″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Our conversation with…

Vicki Winters (photo courtesy of Vicki Winters)

Vicki Winters on 1001 Travel Tales

Vicki Winters is quite a character. She’s brash and loud and completely uninhibited. I admire that. We all say things like “I don’t care what anyone else thinks!” when we, for example, leave the house wearing a track suit or sing karaoke out of tune. But we really do care. We care intensely. At 54…