Interviews focusing on Travel, Recreation, Destinations and Events. Hosts are Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine. See www.BlendRadioandTV.com.
Exploring Birmingham, Alabama - Vickie S. Ashford-Thompson on Big Blend Radio
This episode of Big Blend Radio features Vickie S. Ashford-Thompson from the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau who shares what there is to experience in Greater Birmingham, Alabama including its civil rights history, the food and dining scene, museums, galleries, parks, attractions, and seasonal activities. More: https://www.birminghamal.org/
Featured music on this episode is “Universal Love” from the album “Roots Rock ‘n Universal Love” by Kwame Binea Shakedown. More: http://www.kwamebineashakedown.com/
Prospect Hill Bed and Breakfast - Donna Kodger on Big Blend Radio
On this episode of Big Blend Radio, innkeeper Donna Kodger talks about her historic Bed & Breakfast, a picturesque historical mansion built in 1889, and located in Mountain City, a destination in the Appalachian Highlands region of East Tennessee. More: https://www.prospect-hill.com/
Lafayette Inn - Paolo and Laura Di Liello on Big Blend Radio
Recorded onsite, this episode of Big Blend Radio features Innkeepers Paolo (Paul) and Laura Di Liello. Hear about the history and visitor experience of The Lafayette Inn, an 1895 Georgian Mansion, and what there is to see and do in historic Easton and Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania. More: https://lafayetteinn.com/
Iron Mountain Bed and Breakfast - Vikki Woods on Big Blend Radio
This episode of Big Blend Radio features Vikki Woods, owner and innkeeper of Iron Mountain Bed & Breakfast Inn near Watauga Lake in East Tennessee’s Appalachian Highlands. Adjacent to the Cherokee National Forest and the Appalachian Trail, the B&B sits at 2600 ft just below the ridge of Iron Mountain and offers views of the early morning mist from Watauga Lake. From hiking and kayaking to wine tasting and touring historic and cultural sites, there are a wide variety of attractions and activities to experience in this beautiful tri-state area of Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina. It’s most definitely a four-season destination that’s rich in the arts, rooted in culture and alive with outdoor recreation. More: https://www.ironmountaininn.com/
Jeter House FarmHouse Bed and Breakfast - Mark and Lola May on Big Blend Radio
This episode of Big Blend Radio was recorded onsite with innkeepers Mark and Lola May at The Jeter House Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast, a unique farm stay in Gladewater, the Antique Capital of East Texas. https://thejeterhouse.com/
Big Blend Radio Visits Gladewater in East Texas
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays show that broadcasted live from Walker Manor Bed & Breakfast in historic Gladewater, the Antique Capital of East Texas.
Along with innkeeper Memori Ruesing, this episode features Lois Reed - Gladewater Museum, Lola & Mark May - Jeter House Farmhouse B&B, Don Greenwood - Greenwood's Year 'Round Christmas, Sheila Fowler - The Ole Homeplace Antiques, and Terry Seary - Pacific Street Traders Mall & Village.
Founded by the Texas and Pacific Railway Company in 1873, Gladewater became an oil boom town during the early 20th century. It’s known for being a base during Elvis Presley's early career, and also as the town where Johnny Cash wrote "I Walk the Line". Along with antique and boutique shopping, Gladewater Opry House and Gladewater Museum, there is Lake Gladewater and Everet Park to enjoy.
Featured music is “Texas Blue Moon” by Shelley King, and “Texaleans” by Micha Schellhaas.