Travel With Hawkeye

Travel With Hawkeye
Travel With Hawkeye features longtime Dallas morning radio host Mark “Hawkeye” Louis (96.3 KSCS) and his tales from a lifetime of travel and adventure. The podcast features a variety of celebrity guest, noted travel writers and a number of Hawkeye’s travel companions. The topics range from Henry Winkler’s tales of fly fishing in New Zealand to Hawkeye’s stories and adventures. Travel With Hawkeye not only discussion incredible destinations, travel bargains and tips, it also shares the excitement and fun of travel. Find out more about each post on Hawkeye’s blog at

Bonus Episode - Our 2018 Interview with Charlie Daniels
Jul 7 • 8 min
Charlie Daniels appeared as part of our Travel With Hawkeye podcast in September of 2018. (Episode 75) A number of people have asked if we would repost the portion with Charlie’s interview. Notable is Charlie’s mention of his early work with Bob Dylan
A Conversation With Phil Keoghan
Jul 6 • 13 min
The long time host of The Amazing Race sits down with Hawkeye to discuss his new show Tough as Nails, his travel bucket list and the life of a New Zealander.(including the meaning behind number 8 wire)
The Wonders of Northern Michigan
Jun 22 • 15 min
Dave Lorenz of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. joins us to discuss one of the most beautiful parts of America, the northern tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. From the charm of Traverse City and Mackinac Island to the numerous natural wonders such…
National Geographic’s Joel Sartore and The Photo Ark
Jun 8 • 15 min
National Geographic’s Joel Sartore has a mission: to photograph all the world’s animal species that are in captivity. Upon the milestone of his 10,000th specifies photographed, he joined the Travel With Hawkeye podcast to discuss the Photo Ark
We chat with travel writer Bonnie Tsui on her new book “Why We Swim”
May 25 • 24 min
Writer Bonnie Tsui discusses her new book Why We Swim, plus we dive into the most unusual and beautiful places to swim and the most iconic swimmers.
How one airline, Southwest, will operate during the pandemic
May 11 • 7 min
Gary Kelly, CEO of Southwest Airlines joins the Travel With Hawkeye podcast to discuss how one airline will move forward during this international pandemic
The Future of the Cruise Industry
May 4 • 23 min
Where does the cruise industry go from here in a world with the coronavirus? And how long before the ships start sailing again? (Answer: A lot sooner than you think) David Yeskel, the Cruise Guru discusses changes the cruise lines are making and what a…
Visiting Hawaii during the pandemic - a precarious situation
Apr 27 • 16 min
One of the most underreported stories of the Covid-19 pandemic is the situation in Hawaii. No other US state has an economy that based so much on tourism. But visiting Hawaii during the Covid-19 pandemic may not be the best idea.
Travelocity Founder Terry Jones on the Future of Travel
Apr 13 • 24 min
Episode 153 - When it comes to the travel industry, there might be no bigger tech disrupter than Terry Jones. The former American Airlines VP started both Travelocity and Kayak and totally transformed the industry. Jones discusses his new book Disruption…
Where do we go from here? We talk about travel and the upcoming year with Mark Wolters of
Mar 30 • 28 min
Episode 152 - How will the Coronavirus affect travel in the future? What destinations will be hardest hit? Which industries will have a hard time coming back from this. These are just a few topics that Mark Wolters of and I discuss on…
Sun Valley, Idaho. The first of its kind.
Mar 16 • 20 min
Episode 151 - In 1936, when Averell Harriman found the Sun Valley Resort in the remote town of Ketchum, Idaho, it was something that had never been seen in the US. Celebrities flocked via the Union Pacific line to this nation’s first ski resort. Decades…
The Travel Channel’s Steve Shippy of Haunting in the Heartland
Mar 9 • 14 min
We discover the haunted midwest with new Travel Channel host Steve Shippy of Haunting in the Heartland. Steve has an in-depth conversation with skeptic / podcast host Hawkeye, and even Hawkeye admits he was impressed with Steve commitment to the cause.…
National Geographic’s 100 Drives with Joe Yogerst
Mar 2 • 29 min
Episode 149 - National Geographic writer Joe Yogerst has compiles 100 amazing drives in the US and Canada including the Space Alien Trail, The Country Music drive plus a few historic drives created for the first ‘auto tourist.’ We guarantee there will be…
An Austrian Town Frozen By Tourism
Feb 23 • 21 min
NY Times writer Laura M. Holson recently penned the tale of Hallstatt, Austria. This small town of of less that 800 people is being overwhelmed by tourist because it resembles the fictional town in the Disney movie ‘Frozen’. This week on the Travel With…
A Conversation with Sebastian Modak: The NY Times 52 Places Traveler
Feb 10 • 30 min
Sebastian Modak was tasked by the New York Times; visit 52 places in 52 weeks. What did he see, where did her visit, what did he learn and how did this experience change him? Find out on this week’s Travel With Hawkeye podcast
We Explore Alaska’s Glaciers with Author Mark Adams - Tip of the Iceberg, his Alaska Journey
Feb 3 • 21 min
Mark Adams’s book The Tip of the Iceberg, My 3000 Mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, The Last American Frontier, is a fascinating look at his journey to recreate the historical travels of John Muir (founder of the Sierra Club) and George Bird Grinnell…
Ice Skating the Trails of Quebec
Jan 27 • 12 min
Episode 145 - You may have never considered an ice skating trip to Quebec. Neither had I, until I read Elaine Glusac’s recent piece in New York Times Travel Section, Where Trails Are For Skating, Not Hiking. We invited Elaine on the show to find out more…
What’s New In Las Vegas for 2020
Jan 20 • 23 min
David Yeskel aka The Vegas Guru (@VegasGuru_ on Twitter) discusses what’s new and hot in Las Vegas in 2020; incredible shows, great new restaurants and value prices luxury accommodations. Find out about a new Cirque Du Soleil unlike any other, the World’s…
Is Bacalar, Mexico The Next Tulum? And Is This Good or Bad?
Jan 13 • 17 min
Mexican destination of Bacalar asked a provocative question; how do you balance the benefits of being a new tourist destination with the environment concerns.
We Visit The Hidden Sites of World War II
Jan 2 • 25 min
Episode 142 - Season 4 starts with Jerome O’Conner, a man who has spent his life discovering World War II sites that have been forgotten, lost or hidden over time. His life’s work, and according to him the only book he’ll ever write, is a fascinating work…
Our Favorite Unusual Spots of 2019
Dec 23, 2019 • 21 min
Episode 141 - We explore some of our favorite unusual spots of 2019. We start with a visit to Meow Wolf an interactive art exhibition that is selling out at record pace in Santa Fe. Then Wendy Lubovich shares with us her favorite unusual New York museums…
One Day at Disney
Dec 16, 2019 • 11 min
Episode 140 - Writer Bruce Steele’s new book One Day at Disney documents cast members at Disney, from the theme parks around the globe to the movie and television sets, imagineers and resorts staff. The book coincides with the new series of the same the…
NYT Travel Writer Tim Neville on China’s Winter Tourism Plan
Dec 9, 2019 • 24 min
Travel Writer Tim Neville discusses his recent trip to China and their plan to develop ski resorts to create a winter outdoor culture for its citizens. Tim also discusses plans for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing
A Conversation With Daniel Houghton - Former CEO of Lonely Planet
Dec 2, 2019 • 25 min
I saw that the former CEO of Lonely Planet, Daniel Houghton, had written a book “Wherever You Go: A Guide to Mindful, Sustainable and Life Changing Travel”. I was immediately intrigued. However I was not prepared for the usual tale of how a 23 year old…
Our 2019 - 20 Skiing Episode featuring the US’ First Indoor Ski Hill, and a number of Iconic Destinations
Nov 25, 2019 • 48 min
Episode 137 - Our guests come from all over the US for Our 2019-20 Skiing Episode. This week we discover the US’ first indoor year round ski hill that hopes to introduce a quarter million new skiers to the sport annually. We explore an iconic ski area…
Why It’s Time To Visit Colombia
Nov 18, 2019 • 16 min
Over the past few years, there have been so many political changes in Colombia, that travelers have started to return to this country filled with diverse ecosystems, wonderful beaches, exquisite museums and bustling safe cities. Brian Schon of True…
Two Books That Will Change Your Bucket List Forever
Nov 11, 2019 • 22 min
Episode 135 - I came across two travel coffee table books that were so extraordinary that I felt compelled to seek the editors and find out more about them. Caution - both these books will blow a hole in your bucket list Epic Journeys: 245 Life Changing…
A Maiden Voyage to Europe
Nov 4, 2019 • 53 min
My co host of my Dallas morning radio show, Katelyn Maida (aka Connected K) recently took her very fist trip abroad for her honeymoon. Her impressions of Barcelona, Rome, the Amalfi Coast and her bucket list for her next visit.
An Insiders’s Guide to Washington DC
Oct 28, 2019 • 29 min
Rob Pitingalo of TripHacksDC tells us why Washington DC needs to be on everyone’s bucket list. A discussion of the capital city’s top attraction, including insider tips and it’s secret history. What is at the top of the Washington Monument and why was it…
The Mysterious Hawaiian Island of Niihau. Plus, we compare the view from The Empire State Building and the Eiffel Tower
Oct 21, 2019 • 32 min
We discuss the mysterious Hawaiian Island of Niihau, with Kit Furderer of Kauai’s Holo Holo Charters. The islanders live in traditional manner and very few people have ever visited the “forbidden island.” We also compare the Eiffel Tower and the Empire…
Leaf Peeping - An Endearing Look at New England in the Fall
Oct 14, 2019 • 23 min
My wife Madelyn and I recently returned from a week in Vermont and New Hampshire to go “Leaf Peeping” in New England. The vibrant colors, the picturesque towns, the scenic routes made this an unforgettable journey
Treasures Await at the Unclaimed Baggage Center
Oct 7, 2019 • 21 min
Brenda Cantrell discusses the amazing treasures to be found at the Unclaimed Baggage Center, a retail store where unclaimed airline luggage and its contents end up and is sold to the public.
Troubles on Everest
Sep 30, 2019 • 17 min
British Mountaineer and Special Forces Veteran Adrian Hayes discusses the problematic endeavor that climbing Mt. Everest has become, especially for those without climbing backgrounds. If you have ever thought of climbing the world’s highest peak, listen…
Our 2019 Cycling Episode
Sep 23, 2019 • 42 min
Episode 128 - See the world on 2 wheels. We check out Saddle Skedaddle with Paul Snedker, a tour operator that takes cyclist of all levels (including those who wish to tour on a e bike) on multi day trips in a variety of countries. Plus we check out a…
David Yeskel, the Cruise Guru on Luxury Expedition Cruises and Why Caribbean Cruises Are Currently So Inexpensive
Sep 16, 2019 • 18 min
David Yeskel, the Cruise Guru delves into the world of Luxury Expedition Cruises and also why the cost of Caribbean Cruises have dropped dramatically. (Some at less than $60 dollars a night)
Exploring Country Music
Sep 9, 2019 • 38 min
We explore the world of Country Music as presented by the new Ken Burns documentary “Country Music” Producers Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey discuss the epic 16 hour film and the many surprises and wonderful moments the film uncovers.
The World’s First Zero Waste Adventure
Sep 2, 2019 • 29 min
Could you go on a trip for a week in Yellowstone National Park and generate Zero Waste? Absolutely no trash? Could you and a group of 12 generate Zero Waste for the same weeklong adventure? Court Whelan of Natural Habitat Adventures discusses the world’s…
5 Great Hikes into NYC’s Little Known Urban Wilderness
Aug 26, 2019 • 17 min
Travel writer John Surico recently penned a piece for the New Your TImes Travel Section “5 Hiking Trails in NYC” John said he was astonished by the reaction to the article, including lifetime New Yorkers amazed at the wilderness trails there were within…
The World’s Very First Travel Blogger
Aug 19, 2019 • 25 min
Episode 123 - Evelyn Hannon was the World’s First Travel Blogger. Literally. She started traveling as a divorced woman at a time when few women traveled alone. She wrote about her fears, her growth and what she learned and shared it with women from all…
The USA’s Hidden Natural Gems: Our State Parks
Aug 12, 2019 • 26 min
Travel Writer Peter Kujawinski had a quest. To visit as many state parks across the US as he could in a year. What he discovered is that America is packed with natural gems that are often overlooked by National Park fans. Share with us Peter’s adventures…
Episode 121 - Discovering France’s Cévennes Mountains in a Classic French Car
Aug 5, 2019 • 22 min
Travel Writer David McAninch wrote a truly engaging piece for the New York Times Travel Section on a whimsical trip across France’s Cevennes Mountains in a classic French car. Do not listen to this podcast or read his article unless you want to fall in…
Episode 120 - Why Africa Needs To Be On The Top Of Your Bucket List - With Sports Broadcaster Craig Miller
Jul 29, 2019 • 32 min
Sports Broadcaster Craig Miller (Sportsradio 1310 - 96.7 The Ticket / Dallas) recently returned from Africa. The idea of going to Africa was pretty far down on his bucket list, but since his visit he can’t wait to return.
Episode 119 - Searching for the Loch Ness Monster and other Scottish Adventures
Jul 22, 2019 • 15 min
This week on the Travel With Hawkeye podcast, Stevie Christie of Wilderness Scotland and Wilderness Ireland joins us to talk about some unique Scottish excursions from searching for the Loch Ness Monster to staying overnight in an ancient Scottish castle
Episode 118 - We discover the Tennessee Whiskey Trail with Jack Daniels Master Distiller Jeff Arnett
Jul 15, 2019 • 19 min
Only 7 people have ever held the title of Jack Daniels Master Distiller. Jeff Arnett currently holds that title and joins us in studio to talk about the Tennessee Whisky Trail on this week’s Travel With Hawkeye Podcast
Episode 117 An Endearing Look at Gulf Shores
Jul 8, 2019 • 18 min
If you would have told me at the beginning of the year that our family would be vacationing in Alabama, I would have not believed you. But a youth baseball tournament took our family to this little slice of white sandy beaches and a whole lot of fun…
Episode 116 World Nomads: A Different Kind of Travel Company
Jul 1, 2019 • 14 min
Phil Sylvester of World Nomads joins the podcast as we discuss taking a different approach to travel, taking the road less traveled and making the places we visit better.
Episode 115 - The Controversy Episode
Jun 24, 2019 • 25 min
We tackle a couple of controversial stories this episode. Andy Newman from the New York TImes discusses his article ‘If Seeing The World Helps Ruin It, Should We Stay Home?” and the reaction he received from his essay on travel and climate change. And…
Episode 114 - Mark Hunnibell recreates the historic Motorcycle Trip of C K Shepard across America
Jun 17, 2019 • 18 min
Writer and Adventurer Mark Hunnibell found an old book by World War I veteran C K Sheppard and his historic 1919 Motorcycle ride across a young America. 100 years later, Mark prepares to recreate the ride and reflects on Sheppard’s historic achievement.
Episode 113 - What’s so amazing about Galaxy’s Edge? Len Testa returns from Disney’s new Star Wars attraction - A First Person Review
Jun 10, 2019 • 38 min
Len Testa of the Unofficial Guide to Disneyland reports on the first weekend of Galaxy’s Edge, the Star Wars immersive land at Disneyland: what not to miss, what is a must see and a must do, what was a big surprise and what item is most likely to be…
Episode 112 - What’s New in Las Vegas plus a look at the interactive art project Meow Wolf, that is selling out in Santa Fe
Jun 3, 2019 • 27 min
David Yeskel, aka The Vegas Guru, discusses what’s new and exciting in Las Vegas for the summer of 2019 Plus Laura Hudman discusses ‘Meow Wolf’, the Santa Fe interactive art exhibit that is causing quite a stir in both the art world and in the travel…
Episode 111 - We chat with Matt Kepnes, aka Nomadic Matt, on how to travel full time plus starting your own travel blog
May 27, 2019 • 21 min
If you’ve ever fantasized about quitting your job and traveling full time, then you need to listen to our interview with Matt Kepnes, aka Nomadic Matt.
Episode 110 - An Endearing Look at Italy
May 20, 2019 • 24 min
Bret Mega was our guest on Episode 73 (Would You Fly To Europe for a Weekend Visit?) He and his wife Katie just returned form Italy for his first ever ten day vacation overseas. We caught us with Bret recently to discuss his trip across Italy
Episode 109 A Trip To Chernobyl. Plus Adam Savage of Mythbusters and how to avoid lines at Disneyland
May 13, 2019 • 22 min
With the current HBO and Sky TV docuseries Chernobyl rising in popularity, Sommer Mathis, Editor in Chief of Atlas Obscura, discusses what Chernobyl is like 20+ years after the nuclear accident and about excursion for tourists into the exclusion zone.…
Episode 108 We visit Galaxy’s Edge, the revolutionary new Star Wars themed Disney attraction.
May 6, 2019 • 24 min
We visit Galaxy’s Edge, the revolutionary new Star Wars themed Disney attraction.
Episode 107 - A visit to South Carolina’s Low Country and we discover Secret Dallas
Apr 29, 2019 • 26 min
New York TImes Travel writer Mary Stewart Atwell takes us on a tour of South Carolina’s Low Country as we discover the Gullah Geechee culture. And Mark Stuertz guides us to some Dallas’ most unusual sites like Lee Harvey Oswald’s boarding house and Bonnie…
Episode 106 - We travel to Africa with Norm Hitzges
Apr 22, 2019 • 38 min
Legendary Sports Broadcaster and noted traveler Norm Hitzges joins the podcast to discuss his latest adventures in Africa including stops at Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta of Botswana. We also discuss Norm’s pioneering career and his views on…
Episode 105 - IKON vs Epic and the Battle for the Skiing Industry
Apr 15, 2019 • 18 min
Kyle Stock of Bloomberg joins the podcast to discuss the battle between two major players in the skiing industry as the Ikon Pass and the Epic Pass battle over skiers Plus a look at TSA Pre Check and is it worth your time and money
Episode 104 - San Antonio Ghost Tourism
Apr 8, 2019 • 25 min
Julie Fisk and Rebekah Black hosts of the podcast “Haunted AF” join Hawkeye to discuss San Antonio’s famous Ghost Crossing and other Alamo City sites. Plus we remember one of our favorite travel friends Todd Mulholland and our trip to the Atlanta Olympics
Episode 103 - Patricia Schultz author of 1000 Places to See Before You Die helps me with my new project
Apr 1, 2019 • 15 min
Patricia Schultz, author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die discusses the genesis of her seminal travel book and offers advice for my project 1,001 Places To Swim Before You Die
Episode 102 - An Endearing Look at Innsbruck
Mar 25, 2019 • 22 min
We discuss out recent trip to Innsbruck, Austria along with Patricia Frommer (, Frommer Guides) who adds her perspective. Plus historical audio featuring ABC sportscaster Frank Gifford on the 1976 Innsbruck Olympics and the gold medal Franz…
Episode 101 - A Look at the New European Visa Requirements, A Visit with Pauline Frommer and a look at the Mobile Passport App
Mar 18, 2019 • 26 min
Sarah Schlichter of discuss the new visa requirements for travel to Europe. Plus, Pauline Frommer of and the Frommer Guides discuss how travel has changed in the past 20 years and her love of New York. And my morning show co…
Chris Fitch author of Atlas of Untamed Places
Mar 11, 2019 • 23 min
We discover author Chris Fitch’s amazing new book, Atlas of Untamed Places, An Extraordinary Journey Through Our Wild World” We discover an isolated island of India (North Sentinel Island) where the natives might attack you with bows and arrows if you try…
Episode 100 - One Hundred and Eleven Museums in NYC That You Musta Not Miss, Plus Bidding on Airline Upgrades
Mar 4, 2019 • 28 min
Wendy Lubovich has written a wonderful book, “111 Museums in New York That You Must Not Miss.” We discuss how this book came about and some of her favorites and unusual museums. Plus David Yeskel discuss the way to bid on airline upgrades.
The Podcast Episode to Traveling More and Spending Less. Plus The New Zeamo Travel Workout App
Feb 25, 2019 • 20 min
Travel writer Russell Hannon (Stop Dreaming, Stop Traveling: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling More and Spending Less) discuss ways to save money while experiencing more. Plus Paul O’Reilly-Hyland discuss a new app that allows your to work out in top health…
Episode 98 - Why Uruguay needs to be on your bucket list. Plus the Airbnb app for boating
Feb 18, 2019 • 19 min
New York Times writer Nell McShane Wolfhart discusses why Uruguay needs to be placed on your bucket list. Plus, Brian Petro of the Get My Boat app explains the idea behind the Airbnb of watercraft. This week on the Travel With Hawkeye podcast
Episode 97 - What’s New for Cruises in 2019, Plus an Usual Train Excursion across North Korea
Feb 11, 2019 • 31 min
David Yeskel, the Cruise Guru, checks in with what’s new and exciting in the cruise industry for 2019 And travel writer Soo Youn discusses her National Geographic article on a train excursion across North Korea
Episode 96 The Controversy of AirBNB’s. Plus a look at the rising cost of Skiing Lift Tickets
Feb 4, 2019 • 23 min
We are big fans of AirBNB’s but some communities feel they are being over run by short turn rentals. One city, Arlington, Texas, is discussing limiting the neighborhoods where AirBNB’s can operate. Joe Bruner of ACTION (Arlington Citizens Trying to…
Episode 95 - A Conversation With Erik The Travel Guy from PBS’ Beyond Your Backyard
Jan 28, 2019 • 24 min
I call Erik Hastings, aka Erik The Travel Guy host of PBS’ Beyond Your Backyard, the Everyman of Travel. Our conversation was one of the most refreshing and engaging chats about travel I’ve ever hed. I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I…
Episode 94 - Our Skiing 2019 Episode
Jan 21, 2019 • 53 min
Have you heard about the ski resort that you can rent the entire place for yourself? What’s the best ski resort in America for learning to ski? Did you know that you can ski in South America? How about India? Or the former Soviet Republic of Georgia? Have…
Episode 93 - Jada Yuan NY Times 52 Places in 52 Weeks
Jan 14, 2019 • 40 min
Jada Yuan was the New York Times original 52 Places Traveler. In 2018, the Times sent her to visit ever destination on their ‘52 Places to Go’ list. We talk to Jada fresh off the road, to get her perspective of a year of world travel Would she do it…
Episode 92 - We Discover the Hidden Treasures of Route 66
Jan 7, 2019 • 27 min
Amy Bizzarri, author of the new book, The Best Hits on Route 66, 100 Essential Stops on the Mother Road” takes us on a trip from Chicago to the Santa Monica Pier, across America to discover the history, the culture, the food, the people and the spirit of…
Episode 91 - What’s new with Disney Cruises plus we investigate what happens when a person goes overboard on a cruise.
Dec 31, 2018 • 33 min
Travel Writer Erin Foster discusses her new book “The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruises,” and why you should consider one of the new Disney European River Cruises. Plus we look into new features introduced to the Disney Cuise Line. And Rosie Spinks…
Episode 90 - Our Favorite Moments of 2018
Dec 24, 2018 • 33 min
Helen Mirren’s unusual travel tip, the clip we weren’t allowed to air, Jennifer Beals stops down the interview to google our travel tip, Jack Osbourne on his dad Ozzy peeing on the Alamo, all on this week’s Travel With Hawkeye year end podcast. Plus how…
Episode 89 - We visit some of the world’s most unusual sites discovered in the Atlas of the Unexpected
Dec 17, 2018 • 26 min
An abandoned utopian town in South America founded by Henry Ford? A tribe the builds and lives on their own floating islands? A beautiful California beach totally made of trash? It all exists and discovered in Travis Elborough’s new book, Atlas of the…
Episode 88 - Lidia Bastianich of PBS’ Lidia’s Italy discusses her travels and her life
Dec 10, 2018 • 22 min
Lidia Bastianich of Lidia’s Italy discusses her life, from escaping from behind the Iron Curtain to settling in America. We disuss food, travel and her beautiful, mysterious homeland of Isteria. We also discuss her lastest PBS special ‘Lidia Celebrates…
Episode 87 - What’s New at Universal Orlando and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Dec 3, 2018 • 25 min
Seth Kubersky is the author of the latest edition of The Unoffical Guide to Universal Orlando 2019. He joins us to talk about a new attraction coming to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a major new expansion which includes a third theme park plus ways…
Episode 86 - A Conversation with Rick Steves
Nov 26, 2018 • 21 min
Rick Steves is America’s most noted travel writer, guide and broadcaster (plus host of the Travel With Rick Steves podcast). He sits down with us on our latest Travel With Hawkeye podcast. Plus my dad joins the podcast to talk about his unusal journey…
Episode 85 - Christmas in New York City, plus chef Wolfgang Puck on his latest New York venture
Nov 19, 2018 • 21 min
Is there a more magical place to visit during the holiday season than New York City? Caz Makepeace from the YTravel Blog joins us to discuss the variety of NYC Christmas wonders, many of which are free. Plus chef Wolfgang Puck discusses his first New York…
Episode 84 - Mark Wolters of
Nov 12, 2018 • 23 min
Mark Wolters of has been producing his own travel videos for over 10 years and has garnered over 100 Million views. His unique and fun look at the world has made his travel videos some of the most popular on YouTube. We sat down with Mark…
Episode 83 - An Endearing Look at Paris
Nov 5, 2018 • 29 min
Romance novelist and entertainment reporter Candace Havens recently returned from her frist trip to Paris. She and Hawkeye discuss thier love of this truly amaozng city.
Episode 82 - The World Wide Impact of the TV Show Dallas with Actress Linda Gray. Plus Major Innovations in Air Travel
Oct 29, 2018 • 31 min
On the 40th Anniversary of the TV show Dallas, we discuss it’s worldwide impact with actress Linda Gray (Sue Ellen Ewing) Plus, what’s it like to travel 18 1/2 hours on Singapore Airlines new ulta long haul non stop flight from Newark to Singapore? We…
Episode 81 - A conversation with Travel Channel host and comedian Bert Kreischer
Oct 22, 2018 • 27 min
Some know Bert Kreischer as host of the Travel Channel’s Trip Flip and Bert the Conqueror. Others know him for his hilarious Netflix comedy special (Secret Time) We sit down with Bert to discuss his travels, his outlook on life and his advice for someone…
Episode 80 - Samantha Brown (PBS’ Places to Love) discusses her latest adventures
Oct 15, 2018 • 23 min
Samantha Brown had hosted numberous shows and the Travel Channel and PBS. She is one of America’s foremest travel experts We discuss her latest ventures on PBS (Autumn Watch and Places To Love) plus her career in travel
Episode 79 - Traveling Thru Eastern Europe with a Eurail Pass
Oct 8, 2018 • 22 min
Travel Writer Katie Parker Magyar recently took a trip across Eastern Europe (Vienna, Prague and Budapest) via rail. We chat about her incredible travels and why you might want to consider the trains next time you visit.
Episode 78 - Top Countries to Retire In for $150,000
Oct 1, 2018 • 26 min
You can retire overseas with a total savings of $150,000. Esther Trattner of joins us after researching the top 20 countries where you can retire affordably.
Episode 77 - What is Atlas Obscura and why every traveler should check out this amusing travel site
Sep 24, 2018 • 11 min
Atlas Obscura bills itself as featuring Curious and Wonderous Travel Destinations. It’s co-founder Dylan Thuras discusses his early adult days in Budapest and how they influenced this unique travel site and book. Plus we discuss the new children’s book,…
Episode 76 - An Endearing Look at Budapest
Sep 17, 2018 • 30 min
A look at one of Europe’s most charming city, Budapest. We find out why this European capital is known as the Paris of the East.
Episode 75 - We Chat with the First Ever Travel Blogger, Evelyn Hannon of and Plus Country Music Legend Charlie Daniels
Sep 10, 2018 • 23 min
We chat with the delightful Evelyn Hannon of, the World’s First Travel Blogger. Plus Counry Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels (The Devil Went Down to Georgia) discusses his career, his music and his travels
An Intriguing Look at the First Attempt at a Passenger Airline. Plus we talk travel with actress Debra Winger
Sep 3, 2018 • 34 min
Academy Award Nominated Actress Debra Winger discusses her love of travel and her return to acting. Plus, we look back at the start of commercial aviation and the 1929 Ford Tri Motor, aka The Tin Goose.
Episode 74 - A Gift to San Antonio from Madrid. Plus a new concept in Van Camping
Aug 27, 2018 • 26 min
The city of San Antonio is celebrating its Tricentenial and Katie Luber of the San Antonio Museum of Art dicusses an unprecident exhibit and collabortion with Madrid, ’Spain: 500 Years of Spanish Paintings from the Museums of Madrid’ Plus Alica Palin from…
Episode 73 - Would You Fly To Europe for a Weekend Visit? Plus We Look at Baseball in Tawain
Aug 20, 2018 • 29 min
Would you consider a trip overseas for only a weekend? A coleague of mine, Bret Mega of Hot 93.3 in Dallas recently took 3 sepearate weekend trips to Europe. We discuss the pros and cons on quick long distance travel. Plus New York Times Writer Steven Lee…
Episode 72 - Are Real Light Sabers Coming to Disney World? What’s New At Disney World with Len Testa from the Unofficial Guide to DisneyWorld
Aug 13, 2018 • 28 min
Len Testa from the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2019 discusses the new Toy Story Land and what to expect at the new Star Wars attraction, Galaxy’s Edge. Is Disney working on something that has never been seen before at an amusement park? Do they…
Episode 71 - Time Magazine Writer Lisa Abend on Over-Tourism in Europe
Aug 2, 2018 • 23 min
Lisa Abend is a writer of the recent Time Magazine article, “The Tourism Trap, As Vacationers Threaten To Turn Europe Into A Theme Park, The Continent Pushes Back”
Episode 70 -The Story behind Machu Picchu with Mark Adams, author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu
Jul 30, 2018 • 24 min
An Interview With Mark Adams on Machu Picchu
Episode 69 - The Today Show Al Roker discusses his travels and his budding writing career, plus biking from Alaska to Mexico with Jerry Holl
Jul 23, 2018 • 26 min
The Today Show’s Al Roker talks about his travels and his life as a mystery writer. Plus Jerry Holl discusses his long distance bike trip from Alaska to Mexico and the process of writitng his first travel book
Episode 68 - John Oates from Hall and Oates Talks Skiing plus visiting a Ski Resort in the Summer
Jul 16, 2018 • 18 min
Hall of Fame Rocker John Oates of John Oates of Hall and Oates joins us to talk Aspen, Back Country Skiing and the Music Scene in Nashville. Plus Taylor Prather of Copper Mountain tells why a ski resort is the perfect place to vacation in the summer
Episode 67 - We Delve Into the Ozzy Osbourne - Alamo Myth. Plus Vegas Guru David Yeskel
Jul 9, 2018 • 23 min
Jack Osboure, host of Jack and Ozzy’s World Detour discuss their unconventional travel show and answer the question, ‘Did his dad, Ozzy Osbourne, once pee on the Alamo?’ Plus David Yeskel, the Vegas Guru talks about the best deals and the hottest new…
Episode 66 - Best Selling Author James Patterson on his travels and we talk sharks with Nat Geo Ocean Photographer Brian Skerry
Jun 25, 2018 • 21 min
Best Selling Author James Patterson discusses his new book, The President is Missing which he co wrote with President Bill Clinton. We discuss his travels and his writing protocol. Plus, National Geographic Ocean Photograher Brian Skerry discusses his new…
Episode 65 -Travels in Cuba, The Mysterious Country. We discuss with veteran traveler and Baseball Hall of Fame Braodcaster Eric Nadel
Jun 18, 2018 • 27 min
Eric Nadel has traveled to Cuba numerous times in the off season and has hosted a number of educational tours to the country. Hawkeye and Eric engage in an entertaining discussion of Cuba, it’s people and the best way to visit the island nation
Episode 64 - Stephanie Rosenbloom, NYT Writer and Author of Alone Time and Phillipe and Ashlan Cousteau on World Oceans Day
Jun 11, 2018 • 23 min
New York Times Travel Writer Stephanie Rosenbloom discusses her new book on Solo Travel, Alone Time, Four Seasons, Four Cities and the Pleasures of Solitude.