September 27, 2020:
GUEST: SEAN O’DRISCOLL, CEO, iNUA Hospitality, Cork, County Cork, Ireland
SEPTEMBER 26, 2020
GUEST: John Finneran, Co-owner, Caldwell House, Salisbury Mills, New York, USA www.CaldwellHouse.com
Located 50 miles north of New York City, this exceptional B&B offers an upscale experience in an estate-like 8-acre settling within minutes of West Point, Bear Mountain State Park, Storm King Art Center, and more! John and Dina Finneran have created the perfect spot for a getaway with attention to every comfort, detail and design feature. With both accommodations in the main house and additional buildings with direct outside entry with rooms with names like Rock of Cashel, Cliffs of Moher, Galway Bay and Fields of Athenry, you know you will find that exceptional level of warm, Irish hospitality in abundance at this family owned and managed B&B named one of the top 25 B&Bs in the US by BedAndBreakfast.com! Every detail is focused on to assure a healthful, contactless stress-free experience for guests. . . and returning guests, including charming accommodations which offer choices with Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces. With 14 accommodations provided in three separate buildings, this is the perfect spot for that intimate wedding, family reunion or group breakaway.
John Finneran, Co-owner, Caldwell House, Salisbury, New York, USA www.CaldwellHouse.com
Stephanie invites John back to kick-off this hour to fill in some of the blanks not covered in the previous hour with so much to talk about related to the Caldwell House and its location in the Hudson Valley Region of New York, just 50 miles north of NYC. The combination of location and facilities makes this B&B a Must Visit for leisure travelers and those taking a break from their business trip to New York!
Al Heminger, Owner, Huron House, Oscoda, Michigan, USA and Hotel Saugatuck, Saugatuck, Michigan, USA
Al Heminger and his wife decided to take “the other road” and build their lives around ownership and overseeing the management of two marvelous boutique hotels that fall into the category of B&B. Located on the east and west sides of Michigan, Hotel Saugatuck offers spectacular sunrises and Huron House provides incredible sunsets in addition to all of the valuable features and amenities that the two hotels provide. Huron House with 14 bedrooms, located on 220 feet of Lake Huron and Hotel Saugatuck, with 18 king suites in a contemporary modern setting, are just the right size for a family or company taking over exclusive use of the property for a wedding or group gathering.
Carol Davis, Owner, Blisswood B&B Ranch, Cat Spring, Texas, USA www.blisswood.net
Learn why Blisswood B&B Ranch is not your average B&B! This unique lodging establishment is comprised of individual buildings, each one housing only the guests in one party! This is the ultimate in privacy and intimacy on this 250 acre ranch. Don’t worry about noise from the next room. . . unless it’s the noise you’re making! Amenities include gas grills, fire pits, hot tubs outside, Jacuzzis inside, and one house even has its own private pool! Carol provides a 45 minutes-to- one- hour experience getting as up-close-and-personal as is safe to see exotic wildlife on the property. . . and that doesn’t mean visiting the neighboring houses on the property! You’ll find lemurs and miniature donkeys in the mix of ‘exotics’ and still have more outdoors activities when you return from that visit which includes learning to how to do tomahawk knife throwing, and go catch-and-release bass fishing, canoeing, kayaking. . . and they’ll even make you a pick lunch to take on your outings! Listen and plan your “Stay & Play USA” trip now. . .
SEPTEMBER 20, 2020
GUEST: Dan Prescher, Senior Editor, International Living, Merida, Mexico
Explore places in the world to live short term or to consider as a retirement destination! Places that offer beautiful surroundings that are considered in the “affordable” range even for those living on retirement incomes are explored in this interview.
September 19, 2020
Travel Expert Stephanie Abrams shares travel tips & info.
Guest: Josephine McManus, listener on WWNN 103.9FM talking about County Antrim and nearby regions of Enniskillen and more in Northern Ireland where Josephine grew up!
HGuest: Robert Van Ness, Executive Vice President, Preferred Hotels, Based in Newport Beach, California, USAour 3: