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“A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.”              — Moslih Eddin Saadi

No matter where you go, every place has a story.   From great struggles against oppressive forces to human inguenity, the people and the places who have defined significant eras in human history move many to travel see where history was made.   Being able to walk where history was made, seeing the places that shaped legendary figures or experiencing life as our ancestors did, travel allows history to come to life in ways that transcend a history book.


Ottawa, Canada’s House of Parliament spectacular

The Parliament building in Ottawa is a regal expression of patriotism and tradition. During the day the Changing of the Guards take place and in the evening a spectacular light show that tells the story of Canada's evolution as a country is displayed on the Parliament walls. The FREE show … Read more   Read more

Canada Family Travel History
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Unique Places to Celebrate Black History

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

During Black History Month, there are many lesser known sites around the country where you can celebrate the month in a unique way. The African-American Heritage Trail is quite long and the short list that follows doesn’t begin to scratch the surface of the attractions you can visit.   Read more

United States Off the Beaten Path History
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LEGACY SHOW: Exploring Missouri’s Black History through the Ozarks and beyond

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Father Mose BerryFebruary marks Black History Month, and in celebration, World Footprints returns to Missouri; a state that has made a unique contribution to America’s history. Ian and Tonya … Read more   Read more

United States History
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LEGACY SHOW: Historic Civil Rights sites in Montgomery, Alabama

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Tonya and Ian travel to Mongomery, Alabama, the birthplace of the civil rights movement to explore iconic sites.   Read more

United States Experiences History
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LEGACY SHOW: Historic Civil Rights sites in Detroit, Michigan

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Tonya and Ian head to Detroit, Michigan to explore what the Henry Ford Museum is doing for Black History Month.    Read more

United States History
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LEGACY SHOW: Exploring the rich cultural heritage of Curacao

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 to Curacao to explore the rich African heritage and culture that continues to influence the culture of the island today.jj   Read more

Caribbean and Atlantic History
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LEGACY SHOW: Uncovering Baltimore’s African-American heritage

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Baltimore, Maryland has a number of unique attractions that showcase African-American culture and contributions in America.  Nancy Hinds from the Baltimore Convention and Visitor's Bureau joins our show to … Read more   Read more

United States Experiences History
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LEGACY SHOW: Bringing black history alive with the National Black Tourism Network

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Angela DiSilva, President of the National Black Tourism Network, shares stories of celebrated figures from Missouri who rose from the ashes of slavery to national prominence.   Read more

United States History
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LEGACY SHOW: Exploring Black History in Independence, Missouri

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 to Independence, Missouri where we explore the multiple attractions and fascinating history that add to the African-American legacy.   Read more

United States History
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LEGACY SHOW: National Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore, Maryland

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Explore the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.   Read more

United States History The Arts
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LEGACY SHOW: Daniel & Nathan Boone’s Missouri

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Today will explore the legacy of one of America’s great frontier families, Daniel Boone and his son Nathan, who helped settle the American frontier in Missouri. Dr. David Knolls … Read more   Read more

United States Family Travel History
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LEGACY SHOW: All About Juneau, Alaska

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Travel’n On celebrates Alaska’s 50th anniversary of their induction into the Union as the 49th State with a profile on the beautiful capitol city of Juneau. Lorene Palmer, … Read more   Read more

United States History

Scenes from St. Louis

Before there was World Footprints, we were known as Travel'n On.  This video of our trip to St. Louis was filmed under our original banner.  The players are the same (Ian and Tonya) but the name has changed to reflect a more meaningful message.  We felt it was too good … Read more   Read more

United States Experiences History
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LEGACY SHOW: Ireland’s Hidden Gems

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Travel'n On Radio returns to Ireland to discover some hidden gems, explore off the beaten path attractions and play golf on one of the many Links courses on the … Read more   Read more

Ireland Experiences Off the Beaten Path Sports History
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LEGACY SHOW: Historic Civil Rights Sites in Richmond, Virginia

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Travel'n On will head to to Richmond, Virginia to visit the city's Civil Rights sites along the heritage trail.    Read more

United States Experiences History