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The Informed Traveler Podcast is part of the Informed Traveler Radio Show heard every Sunday on Corus Radio in Edmonton and Calgary. It's Western Canada’s Premiere Travel Radio Show, where our goal is to help you become a more informed traveler.

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The Informed Traveler Podcast is part of the Informed Traveler Radio Show heard every Sunday on Corus Radio in Edmonton and Calgary. It's Western Canada’s Premiere Travel Radio Show, where our goal is to help you become a more informed traveler.

    Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge, THIA Travel Survey and Alberta Road Trip Ideas

    Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge, THIA Travel Survey and Alberta Road Trip Ideas

    In this episode, according to recent survey from the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada, the U.S. is the most popular first travel destination for Canadians so we’ll talk about that and shed some light on a few of the other findings. Then we’ll head to Clayoquot Sound on Vancouver Island where the Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge is getting set to reopen. Plus, it looks like it might be another summer of local road trips so we’ll get some road trip ideas for exploring Alberta this summer from MustDoCanada.com. 

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    • 28 min
    Canada Day Giveaway, Glamping and Jasper Motorcycle Tours

    Canada Day Giveaway, Glamping and Jasper Motorcycle Tours

    In this episode, it’s all about the outdoors as we’ll chat about the concept of Glamping, or glamorous camping with travel writer Jody. She recently wrote a piece for O.Canada.com on The Best Glamping Spots in Canada. Then we’ll head to Jasper learn a bit about motorcycle tours from the folks at Jasper Motorcycle Tours. And we’re also very excited to announce the first winner of our Canada Day Giveaway contest where you can win a pair of Diner’s Wrap body blankets each week from now until Canada Day.

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    • 28 min
    Rumble Alberta, Old Faithful Inn and Re-opening in the Bahamas

    Rumble Alberta, Old Faithful Inn and Re-opening in the Bahamas

    In this episode, seems there are more and more countries removing their travel restrictions and planning to accept visitors in the coming weeks and months. One of them being the Bahamas so we’ll get a sense of where the Bahamas are at when it comes to inviting us back to visit. We’ll also head to Yellowstone National Park and visit the Old Faithful Inn, a US national historic landmark and one of the largest log structures in the world. And we’ll learn about Rumble Alberta, a program designed to encourage you to get out and explore Alberta this summer.

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    • 27 min
    Using Those Unused Travel Rewards, Cruising Update and Touring Chernobyl

    Using Those Unused Travel Rewards, Cruising Update and Touring Chernobyl

    In this episode, have you got a lot of travel rewards banked? You might want to think about starting to use them sooner than later as bookings continue to increase. We’ll get some tips and advice from Patrick Sojka from Rewards Canada. Plus we’ll check in with the Cruise Guru, David Yeskel and get an update on what’s new in the cruise industry and get some insight on the new ships that are being launched. And it’s been 35 years since the disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. And since the HBO mini-series about Chernobyl has aired it’s become quite a tourist attraction so we’ll find out what it’s like to do a tour of the Chernobyl site, 35 years later.  

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    • 28 min
    Booking That Future Trip, the Graylyn Estate Hotel and Niagara Falls

    Booking That Future Trip, the Graylyn Estate Hotel and Niagara Falls

    In this episode, our resident travel agent Ken Stewart from Crowfoot Travel Solutions will offer up some booking tips and give us some insight on what to look for and expect when booking that future vacation. The question is, if you haven’t booked something already, is it almost too late? And if you are looking for a couple of ideas for a future trip how about staying at the historic Graylyn Hotel and spending a few days exploring the area of Winston Salem in North Carolina? Or visiting Canada’s iconic Niagara Falls? We’ll learn the story behind the Graylyn and get some insight on the best way to experience the wonder of Niagara Falls. 

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    • 30 min
    RV Tips, the Orkney Islands and The Secret Lives of Taxi Drivers

    RV Tips, the Orkney Islands and The Secret Lives of Taxi Drivers

    In this episode, RVing season is upon us so we’ll get some RV tips from the folks at GoRVing Canada. Plus travel writer Ilona Kauremszky will join us to shed some light on the Orkney Islands in Scotland and in particular The Ring of Brodgar. And we'll talk to the author of a new book titled Driven: The Secret Lives of Taxi Drivers.

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    • 29 min

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