20 episodes

Tom Wilmer’s six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning podcast — recorded live on location across America and around the world — showcases the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine and spirits, brewpubs, the culinary arts and more. He covers nouns and verbs: people, places, things, and action — everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls, and interviewing the "real" Santa Claus in the Arctic. Tom's feature, recorded live at Harland & Wolfe Shipyards in Belfast Northern Ireland, celebrating the centenary of the launch of the Titanic was the recipient of a Best Travel award from Outdoor Writers Association of California.

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer KCBX

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 32 Ratings

Tom Wilmer’s six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning podcast — recorded live on location across America and around the world — showcases the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine and spirits, brewpubs, the culinary arts and more. He covers nouns and verbs: people, places, things, and action — everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls, and interviewing the "real" Santa Claus in the Arctic. Tom's feature, recorded live at Harland & Wolfe Shipyards in Belfast Northern Ireland, celebrating the centenary of the launch of the Titanic was the recipient of a Best Travel award from Outdoor Writers Association of California.

    Planes of Fame Warbird Museum relocating to Santa Maria Airport

    Planes of Fame Warbird Museum relocating to Santa Maria Airport

    Key personnel with Planes of Fame warbird museum talk about their relocation plans from Chino to Santa Maria Airport.

    • 28 min
    Fond du Lac, Wisconsin’s legendary ice spear-fishing on Lake Winnebago

    Fond du Lac, Wisconsin’s legendary ice spear-fishing on Lake Winnebago

    Correspondent Julie Henning reports from Lake Winnebago in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, exploring Sturgeon spear fishing on the ice.

    • 25 min
    A really, really bad day in Morocco

    A really, really bad day in Morocco

    Correspondent Tom Wilmer recounts a memorable, for all the wrong reasons, day in Rabat, Morocco.

    • 18 min
    Murder on Alcatraz--former guard's recollections

    Murder on Alcatraz--former guard's recollections

    Former Alcatraz Prison guard, George DeVincenzi recollects about his time on the Rock

    • 19 min
    Exploring the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, Memphis, TN

    Exploring the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, Memphis, TN

    Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Faith Morris, external affairs officer at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee.

    • 40 min
    Bristol VA’s Earnest Tube recording studio honors RCA Victor’s 1927 Bristol Sessions

    Bristol VA’s Earnest Tube recording studio honors RCA Victor’s 1927 Bristol Sessions

    Clint Holly at Bristol, VA's Earnest Tube recording studio shares insights about honoring old-time RCA-Victor recording technology.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

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Experience the States

Unbelievably authentic experience

Kiri Rose ,

Wonderful travel podcast

Visit fascinating places and meet people in the know with the engaging Tom Wilmer as your guide. Super enjoyable. Creating a list of places to visit...in the future.

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