Let’s Go America! Tour – United Kingdom

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For a full recap of our “Let’s Go America! Tour” – United Kingdom, including a summary of the 17-days of travel across the British Isles, Northern Ireland, Scotland and a day in the Republic of Ireland, plus our live remote broadcasts, photos, varied social media posts, testimonials and a sampling of comments from show fans/followers – CLICK THIS LINK to access the detailed .pdf presentation!

Travel is such an important connector in our society as well as a vital economic engine.  What we love about travel is all the people that we regularly meet and the relationships we build, the opportunities it provides to walk in history, savor different culinary flavors, experience new adventures and opportunities, go behind-the-scenes with an array of entities to share insider info and encounters — positively impacting the areas we visit through the power of our popular national program — and more.

America’s #1 Travel Radio Show is now heard on 575+ weekly stations across the USA, and our reach exceeds 1.2 million show fans/followers.  It’s a blessing not lost upon us, but there is not another nationally syndicated travel radio program like ours out there — and everyday we’re thankful for the good fortune that enables RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa to be the leader in our sector of the Travel World.

Up to 8x’s per year we agree to take the program out of the studio and descend on a destination of interest for a week long big “Let’s Go America! Tour”…  These special events culminate with a live remote broadcast of America’s #1 Travel Radio Show from the destination, and they are filled with busy daily itineraries that connect us with many different sides of the locales we choose to visit — beyond the brochures or activities easily found on a website.  The purpose of each big “Let’s Go America! Tour” is to educate/entice/empower show fans and followers to travel — as we say “Get out from behind the desk, get off the sofa, get out of your comfort zone and go experience and enjoy the world!”  The facts are when that happens, we’re all better off because of it.

For this latest big “Let’s Go America! Tour” – United Kingdom we agreed to do something different with one of our long-standing show partners – Seabourn, and make it a 2-week luxury Expedition Cruise aboard their Seabourn Venture.  So after completing our successful big “Let’s Go America! Tour” – London (8-13 April 2024), we traveled over to Greenwich (where time begins) to catch-up with the Seabourn Venture and kicked-off a 14-day adventure, 14-28 April 2024.  As we navigated the English Channel into the Irish Sea and then the North Atlantic — we traveled around Wales, made an unexpected delightful stop in Cornwall, visited the Island of Lundy, enjoyed a day returning to Dublin, as well as exploring Calf of Man and Isle of Man where our first live remote broadcast on this trip occurred.  Then it was on to Rathlin Island in Northern Ireland, followed by Staffa and Iona Island in Scotland.  Tobermory and Isle of Mull were next, before we made history with Seabourn by being the first cruise ship to anchor in Isle of Lewis & Harris!  The next day, Seabourn Venture became only the second cruise ship to ever dock in Stornoway — and although she’s a smaller sized Expedition Ship, she was the biggest to ever go there.  Copinsay followed and then we arrived in Kirkwall and the Orkney Islands where our second live remote broadcast took place.  Dundee and Edinburgh added 3 more days to the trip, turning a 14-day itinerary into 17!

First we will say the folks at Seabourn were truly excellent in working with us to make this big “Let’s Go America! Tour” – United Kingdom happen.  We’ve sailed with Seabourn many times in the past on their traditional cruises, and will again this October & November aboard Seabourn Ovation with show fans/followers, but this was our first Expedition Cruise with them.  The entire on-board experience was everything we’ve come to appreciate and enjoy about Seabourn — but it included the expedition offerings as well.  The combination is superb and we whole-heartedly recommend you go experience what we did with them, or one of their many other itineraries offered.  What a trip and what an adventure!

In what we call the “Fastest 2 Hours in Travel” — during our live national broadcasts of America’s #1 Travel Radio Show on both April 20th and 27th 2024 — we revealed what Expedition Cruising is all about and shared some of the activities and experiences we had in all the places traveled.  To hear an archive of the national radio broadcasts that were transmitted via satellite across the USA to our network of 575+ weekly stations — simply click on the play arrows immediately below this text…

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20 April 2024 – RMWorldTravel | Let’s Go America! Tour – United Kingdom (Part I) @ Isle of Man
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Hour 1
— Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 – Robert & Mary Show Open, Team Banter, “Let’s Go America! Tour” – United Kingdom talk, Travel News Roundtable, etc.
Seg 2 – Seabourn Venture Captain Oleksandr Skladnoi joins us on-set to discuss the ship’s capabilities, his passions for the sea and more
Seg 3 – Time begins in Greenwich, and we go behind-the-scenes with The Royal Observatory’s GM Chris Smilley for all the details
Seg 4 – Experiencing a Coal Mine in Wales is a different way to visit, and Rhondda Heritage Park Museum’s Darren Macey explains why
Seg 5 – After an unexpected detour to Fowey, we enjoy a hike in this area of Cornwall, England with Seabourn’s Sebastian Coulthard

Hour 2
— Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 – Robert & Mary Open, plus Seabourn Expedition Leader Fridrik Fridriksson joins us live on-set to talk “Expedition Cruising 101”
Seg 2 – Seabourn Expedition Crew Members Joe Cockram and Mike Smith talk birding, ocean life and sailing in the North Atlantic
Seg 3 – Jen Martin jumps aboard to discuss other Seabourn Expedition Cruise opportunities as well as traditional ocean cruises too
Seg 4 – As we’re headed to Scotland for Week 2, Visit Scotland’s Vicki Miller discusses popular activities U.S. travelers enjoy in her country
Seg 5 – We go behind-the-scenes at the Jameson Whiskey Distillery on Bow Street in Dublin with executive Helen Lordan

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27 April 2024 – RMWorldTravel | Let’s Go America! Tour – United Kingdom (Part II) @ Kirkwall
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Hour 1
— Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 – Robert & Mary Show Open, Team Banter, “Let’s Go America! Tour” – United Kingdom and Scotland talk, Travel News Roundtable, etc.
Seg 2 – Seabourn Venture Expedition Guides Sue Crafer and Chris Clarke get personal about the North Atlantic, Scottish Islands, Spirituality on Iona and Expedition Cruising
Seg 3 – Kayak Guide Ian Klynsmith discusses Expedition Cruising with Seabourn, safety on the water, his happy place and more
Seg 4 – Golfer Tom Coyne checks-in to discuss advantages of golfing in Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland while offering up some insider tips
Seg 5 – Martha LaGuardia-Kotite shares how after nearly 30 years with the U.S. Coast Guard a Seabourn cruise changed her life and opened a new chapter with the cruise line

Hour 2
— Topics & Guests on this hour of RMWorldTravel with Robert & Mary Carey and Rudy Maxa include:
Seg 1 – Robert & Mary Open, plus Seabourn Venture Hotel Director Nick Botha-Simpson discuss the range of offerings on-board the Polar Class vessel to pamper travelers
Seg 2 – Seabourn Venture Cruise Director Nick Martland joins Nick Botha-Simpson to share on-board entertainment options, crew collaboration and Venture amenities
Seg 3 – You won’t go hungry on Seabourn Venture nor will you want to miss out on the array of terrific drinks … Director of Food & Beverage Oskars Leitis weighs-in with details
Seg 4 – Historic Scotland’s Kit Reid details some of the country’s World Heritage sites and history
Seg 5 – Robert & Mary take the show mics around Seabourn Venture to get first-hand passenger reports on their experiences traveling the North Atlantic these past 14 days