• ✈Reykjavik, Iceland  ►Vacation Travel Guide
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    ✈Reykjavik, Iceland ►Vacation Travel Guide

    JON: Hello, I’m Jon Olson, welcome to Next Stop, from the most volcanic island in the world. NEXT STOP ICELAND rolls JON: I’ve always wanted to come to Iceland, and now with Alaska Airlines partnership with Iceland Air, here we are, in the most volcanic island in the world. On this episode, we will actually go inside a volcano, we will also explore the beautiful capital city of Reykjavic, and we will travel a couple of hours outside the city for adventures in glacier water. The Iceland music scene is blowing up on the world stage, and on this episode we feature local favorite Jon Johnson. All this and more…

  • Riviera Maya Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Riviera Maya Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Mexico’s Riviera Maya is situated on the Caribbean side of the Yucatan Peninsula, just south of Cancun. Stretching down the coast for over 60 miles, the Riviera Maya takes in fabulous beaches, ancient Mayan ruins and the spectacular Island of Cozumel. The Riviera Maya starts at Puerto Morelos. Just a half hour drive from Cancun, this laid-back fishing town feels a million miles away from the bright lights of Yucatan’s party capital. Not far from town is the Crococun Zoo, a great place to say ‘hola’ to the regions wildlife. All the way down the coastline there are family-friendly beaches to explore, such as Akamal Beach and Half Moon Bay.…

  • Edinburgh Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Edinburgh Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    There are cities that are more than just bricks and mortar, cities built on ideals, …cities shaped by a belief that the human experience can be greater tomorrow than it is today. Edinburgh, is one of those places. Graced with over four and a half thousand heritage-listed buildings, the Scottish capital is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Edinburgh’s Old Town, with its Royal Mile, is filled with the ghosts of medieval merchants, body snatchers, and poets. While its Georgian-styled New Town, still shines with the glories of the Scottish Enlightenment. Edinburgh is studded with lofty crags and spectacular gardens, and throughout the year, hosts parties and festivals like…

  • San Diego Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    San Diego Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    San Diego stands on the West Coast of the United States. Situated right on the border with Mexico, it’s the southern-most city in California and is home to almost one-and-a-half million people. Ever since the Europeans first settled here in the 18th century, San Diego has been a city whose fortunes and personality has been influenced by the warm currents of the Pacific Ocean. With a deepwater harbor, the city has always been an important trading port, and at one time was the tuna fishing capital of the world. Today San Diego is the mainland home to the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet. San Diego’s Old Town is often called the…

  • Bolivia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Bolivia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Bolivia is a relatively undeveloped country in the heart of South America.k To explore this unpolished diamond, fly to its administrative capital La Paz, which sits high on the Bolivian plateau at a breathtaking altitude of about twelve thousand feet. Bolivia may be poor, but it has a wealth of natural treasures. Riches that shine through in the country’s infinite salt deserts, extraordinary islands, mountains of silver, tropical lowlands, and high altiplanos where alpacas roam. La Paz means “Peace” and this high-altitude city is the welcoming tourism capital of Bolivia. Like Bolivia, La Paz may be rough around the edges, but sparkles inside. Look beyond the city’s back-to-basics architecture, cuisine…

  • ✈Denmark, Copenhagen  ►Vacation Travel Guide
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    ✈Denmark, Copenhagen ►Vacation Travel Guide

    JON: Hello my name is Jon Olson, Welcome to Next Stop from the bike capital of the world. NEXT STOP COPENHAGEN rolls JON: Welcome to wonderful Copenhagen. On this episode. we’ll explore this incredible city by canal, we’ll tour one of the most beautiful castles in Europe, and we visit world renowned Tivoli Gardens. We’ll also discover a cafe breaking all sorts of norms, specializing in Smushi. Stick around and find out, all this and more on Next Stop Copenhagen. The fun starts now! Next Stop rolls JON: We have toured cities all over the world by bus, by car, by bike, by foot, never by canal…until today! GUILIA: Hi…

  • New York City Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    New York City Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    New York is situated in the Northeast region of the United States of America. Over eight million people call the Big Apple home, and the city attracts up to fifty million visitors a year. Ever since the Colonists arrived in 1624, New York has been continuously shaped by the waves of immigrants drawn here by the promise of hope, and liberty. Every newcomer arrived with a cultural suitcase that contributed to the sounds, tastes and textures of New York. But it is their dreams which built the city. A city like no other! New York touches not only the heavens with its mythic skyline, its influence radiates to every corner…

  • Toronto Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Toronto Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    On the northern shore of Lake Ontario, near the US border, lies Canada’s largest city. Toronto is the capital of the province of Ontario and is a major economic and cultural center for the country. Founded as York by the British in the late 1700s, Toronto is now a proudly Canadian city and nearly six million people call the Greater Toronto Area home. The Megacity attracts people from all over the world and neighborhoods such as China Town, Greektown and Little Italy are just some examples of Toronto’s diversity. Nearly everywhere you go, you can catch a glimpse of the city’s iconic CN Tower, one of the Seven Wonders of…

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    Philadelphia Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    Philadelphia is located in the Northeast of the United States, in between New York and Washington D.C.. The Pennsylvanian city is home to over one and a half million people and is the nation’s fifth largest city. Philadelphia is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. It was here that the nation’s Declaration of Independence from Britain was first read publicly back in 1776. The tolling of a two-thousand-pound bell marked the occasion. The bell has since become a symbol of freedom and can be admired in the Liberty Bell Center. Philadelphia is also the birthplace of the Constitution, which was debated eleven years later across the road…

  • Fiji Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia
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    Fiji Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

    The island nation of Fiji is situated in the shimmering South Pacific, between Hawaii and Australia. Two thirds of Fiji’s 330 islands are uninhabited, making it one of the most unspoiled places on the planet. Fiji’s jagged reefs and warrior culture kept European explorers and traders at bay for centuries. The result is a society that’s preserved it’s communal traditions and deep connections to the land and sea. Today, Fiji is one of the friendliest places on earth. The Fijian greeting ‘Bula’ means ‘life’ and ‘good health’. You’ll hear it within minutes of arriving, and before long, you’ll be calling it out with equal gusto. The main island is Vitu…