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Biodome stadium in Montreal

The Attraction of Olympic Stadiums

By Jackie Jones

Olympic stadiums around the world are not only places with famous history. Often they also serve as an important landmark and tourist attraction. Among the most popular stadiums is the Beijing complex or Montreal stadium.   Read more

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Camping gear for light snow.

The Best Way to Pack a Backpack for Camping

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Packing a backpack for camping can be tricky, especially for new hikers. Columbia and Timberland both make excellent backpacks for outdoor use.   Read more

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Global Hunger Conference – The Fight Against Famine

Howard Buffett and Bill Gates.  Photo:  Tonya FitzpatrickYou may have seen the “60 Minutes” interview with Howard Buffett and clips from the World Food Program’s 10th Annual George McGovern Leadership Award Ceremony and global hunger conference at the U.S. Department of State but World Footprints is sharing the complete highlights.  This … Read more   Read more

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Endangered Languages, Culinary Dreams and Sylvia’s Children non-profit

Every 14 days a language dies.  National Geographic author and renown linguist, David Harrison, joins World Footprints to discuss his latest book: The Last Speakers:  The Quest to Save the World’s Most Endangered Languages. Then celebrated personal chef to the stars, Chef Jermome Brown–a.k.a. Chef Rome, is fresh on the heels … Read more   Read more

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Actor Eric Braeden, Exploring Egypt & Voluntourism

Actor Eric Braeden. This is Part 3 of our wonderful conversation with Emmy-winning actor Eric Braeden. Eric is best known for his role as Victor Newman on the #1 Daytime drama “The Young and the Restless” and he opens up about his transition to Hollywood, his hope for peace in … Read more   Read more

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Raising the Titanic, Homeless Soccer and exploring Blackfoot country

Per recent news reports, scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute embarked on a historic expedition to "virtually raise" the legendary TITANIC. Expedition Leader Dave Gallo joins World Footprints to discuss the expedition's mission and the efforts being made to preserve the Titanic. We've spent a lot of time talking about … Read more   Read more

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Inspiring Paralympians on the World Stage

Today we will share positive vibes from a Paralympic Champion, race into London 2012 with a remarkable person and special athlete, and “Hurdle Adversity” with a leading Paralympic Advocate, athlete and motivational speaker. Meet Tony Volpentest.  Tony achieved his dream of running in the Olympics, becoming a four-time Paralympic Gold … Read more   Read more

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Living Silent, Norway’s Perfume and Discovering Burma

 Join World Footprints as hosts Tonya and Ian explore the world of silence, the power of perfume and a new Burma.Imagine living for 17 years under a personal vow of silence.  Our first guest, National Geographic author John Francis, did just that.  After witnessing the devastating effects of the 1971 … Read more   Read more

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DC Environmental Film Festival, London 2012 Paralympics & Summers Off

In March 2012, Washington, DC celebrated its 20th anniversary of the Environmental Film Festival.  This film festival has become one of the world’s largest and most influential showcases of environmental films. The Festival presents a diverse selection of high quality environmental films, including many national and world premieres.  Executive Director … Read more   Read more

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Is Medical Tourism Right For You?

By Molly Wider

With more and more people seeking plastic surgery and other medical procedures, going international to have these needs met has become increasingly popular.   Read more

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LEGACY SHOW: Around the world with Johnny Jet

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. We travel around the world with travel journalist Johnny Jet (John DiSilva).  He joins us to also talk about the hottest travel sites.   Read more

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LEGACY SHOW: H1N1 and the Impact on Traveling

The outbreak and apparent resurgence of the H1N1 virus, commonly referred to as the Swine Flu, has caught the world by surprise and worldwide concern over this virus is affecting many peoples lives, including their travel plans.   Read more

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LEGACY SHOW: Underwater Adventures

This “Legacy Show” was produced under our former name (Travel’n On) in the earlier years of our podcast. For all of you diving enthusiasts, Ian and Tonya have a real treat for you! They’re joined by underwater photographer Christy Gavitt, who shares some of her favorite diving destinations in the … Read more   Read more

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LEGACY SHOW: NASCAR’s Kyle Petty and the Growing Medical Tourism Market

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Medical tourism – where people travel abroad to receive affordable and quality medical, dental and surgical care – is one of the fastest growing markets in the world … Read more   Read more

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