vacation http://iowapublicradio.org en "He was All About Making Sure Everyone Around him was Having the Best Time" http://iowapublicradio.org/post/he-was-all-about-making-sure-everyone-around-him-was-having-best-time <p>Usually, when we tell somebody about a trip, we tell them about where we went, for how long, maybe even what we drove... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:50:49 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Katherine Perkins 42242 at http://iowapublicradio.org "He was All About Making Sure Everyone Around him was Having the Best Time" The Miserable Trip You Wouldn't Miss for the World http://iowapublicradio.org/post/miserable-trip-you-wouldnt-miss-world <p>Summer is the time of year when seemingly reasonable people load up the car for a family road trip.&nbsp; The misadventures of the Griswald family in <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6G68ppe5C8"><em>National Lampoon's Vacation</em></a> captured the trials and tribulations of this summer ritual.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe talks with travel writer Jennifer Wilson about potential destinations on an Iowa road trip, and listeners share their family road trip memories.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:07:17 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Katherine Perkins 42109 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Miserable Trip You Wouldn't Miss for the World Holiday Travel http://iowapublicradio.org/post/holiday-travel <p>Holiday travel can be daunting. Travel writer<a href="http://www.jennifer-wilson.com/"> Jennifer Wilson</a> suggests great Iowa holiday destinations, gives tips for snowy road trips and has a game plan for airport hiccups.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:09:29 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 33373 at http://iowapublicradio.org Holiday Travel Vacationing Close to Home http://iowapublicradio.org/post/vacationing-close-home <p>Vacationing close to home doesn&rsquo;t have to be a sacrifice. On today&#39;s program, travel writer and author <a href="http://www.jennifer-wilson.com/" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">Jennifer Wilson</font></u></a> will be our guide to some of Iowa&rsquo;s great destinations. We&rsquo;ll paddle through Pammel State Park, enjoy the views along the Mississippi River and spy on migrating waterfowl. Wilson is the author of the recent book, &quot;Running Away to Home.&quot;</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Charity Nebbe 129 at http://iowapublicradio.org