Barcelona’s Groundbreaking Monument to Trans History

Barcelona’s Groundbreaking Transsexual Monument

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe When traveling, or thinking of where to visit to memorialize civil rights events and advances, it’s all too easy for straight people to … Read more

Reinventing the Dragon City of Ljubljana

Reinventing the Dragon City of Ljubliana

Listen to the Episode “Reinventing the Dragon City of Ljubljana” Listen and subscribe in iTunes Other ways to listen and subscribe On one of my recent trips, I did some backpacking through central Europe and I had a wonderful time. But my trip became dramatically better if that’s possible when I entered the city of … Read more

Discovering The Lost City of Petra

The Treasury at Night

Listen to the Episode “Discovering the Lost City of Petra” Listen and subscribe on iTunes Other Ways to Listen and Subscribe  The story of the Lost City of Petra begins with the story of the Nabataeans, nomadic traders who eventually settled in Edomite territory around 2 B.C. The Nabataeans had traveled everywhere and picked up … Read more

The Literary Pubs of Dublin

The Literary Pubs of Dublin

Listen to the Episode “The Literary Pubs of Dublin” Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe An Interview with Colm Quilligan, Owner of the Irish Literary Pub Crawl I recently got to take an amazing trip to Dublin, Ireland, working with Failte Ireland, the tourism authority for Ireland and Northern Ireland. … Read more

The World Nomad Games

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Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe This week’s episode is something a little different. I am in Isyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, covering the World Nomad Games, a festival of sports that’s sort of like the Olympics for nomadic peoples. The sports, though, are way more interesting than, say, basketball. My first interview … Read more

The Boston Witch Trials

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Listen to the Episode “The Boston Witch Trials” Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe The Salem Witch Trials are one of the most (in)famous events in American history. There are plays, movies and books about it, and no American schoolkid made it to junior high without learning about them. But … Read more

Banqueting House: The Place to Kill a King

The Banqueting House and the Holbein Gate, Whitehall, with the Equestrian Statue of King Charles I

Listen to the Episode “Banqueting House: The Place to Kill a King” Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to listen & Subscribe Visiting London can be overwhelming, with the list of must-see locations stretching as high as Big Ben. But my guest today, author Leanda de Lisle, takes us deep into a lesser-known but historically vital … Read more

The Lost City of Cahokia

Monk's Mound in Cahokia

Listen to the Episode “The Lost City of Cahokia” Listen & Subscribe in iTunes Other Listening Options If you ask most Americans about the history of their country, they’ll start somewhere around 1492, or maybe even 1776. But before the pilgrims and before John Hancock, of course there were large, thriving civilizations of Native Americans. … Read more

New York’s Central Park

New York's Central Park

Listen to the Episode “New York’s Central Park” Subscribe in iTunes Other Listening Options Though it may seem like Central Park has always been a landmark for visitors and native New Yorkers alike, that’s not actually the case. The park, like much of the city, was very carefully mapped and planned out. But unlike the … Read more