Travel

June 27, 2010
(was 07.19.2009)

Are you planning to see the world this summer? Or enjoy the frugal pleasure of a stay-cation? Remember, the best travel isn't about miles logged – it's about minds expanded. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, travel stories. Travel guru Rick Steves develops an unexpected passion for war-torn countries. And writer William Least-Heat Moon moseys along some new back roads.

  1. Rick Steves on "Travel as a Political Act"

    Rick Steves is the author of 30 European guidebooks, and host of public radio and television travel shows.

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  2. Mark Johnson on "Playing for Change"

    Can street musicians change the world?

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  3. Lynn Sharon Schwartz on "Not Now, Voyager"

    Lynn Sharon Schwartz is a veteran traveler and novelist but has admitted to herself that at this stage in her life, she is over traveling.

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  4. Raphael Kadushin on the Armchair Traveler

    Raphael Kadushin is a senior travel writer for Conde Nast magazines, and author of "Big Trips: More Good Gay Travel Writing."

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  5. William Least Heat-Moon on "Roads to Quoz"

    William Least Heat-Moon created a sensation with his book "Blue Highways." He's back now with "Roads to Quoz," about traveling along America's back roads. Moon talks with Anne Strainchamps about the trips that inspired the new book.

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