Black History Month - Bust of George Washington Carver. Photo: Tonya Fitzpatrick

“A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.”

Moslih Eddin Saadi

No matter where you go, every place has a story and historical travel unpacks those stories.

From great struggles against oppressive forces to human ingenuity, the people and the places who have defined significant eras in human history move many to travel see where history was made. Travel through the historical places, see and observe what was then and how things are now. Every place has evolved over ages and become what it is today , hence you must visit history to understand the struggles and changes that came through with time.

Being able to walk where history was made, seeing the places that shaped legendary figures or experiencing life as our ancestors did, historical travel allows history to come to life in ways that transcend a history book.


Wax figure of civil rights icon Dorothy Height.

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. The Great Blacks in Wax Museum has grown to be a well-known institution with national recognition since its … Read more   Read more

United States History The Arts
Missouri | NATHAN BOONE

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 we 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. … Read more   Read more

United States Family Travel History
Museum of Juneau, Alaska taken by Tonya Fitzpatrick.

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. We’ll explore Juneau, Alaska today. 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 … 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
Ireland ruins and Celtic cross

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. Let’s find hidden gems of Ireland. 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 … Read more   Read more

Ireland Experiences Off the Beaten Path Sports History
Richmond Civil Rights memorial.

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 Richmond, Virginia to visit the city’s Civil Rights sites along the heritage trail. With the slave uprising led by Gabriel Prosser, the streetcar … Read more   Read more

United States Experiences History
Black Paris | Eiffel Tower

LEGACY SHOW: Exploring black Paris

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 other side of Paris with Ricki Stevenson. Ricki Stevenson, founder of Black Paris Tours, introduces the rich culture that had defined the history by taking us … Read more   Read more

France History
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

LEGACY SHOW: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. This segment takes us on a visit to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and other attractions in Cincinnati, Ohio. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, perched on … Read more   Read more

United States History

Traveling Missouri’s Black History Trail

Experience America's rich history along Missouri's Black History Trail from St. Louis to the Ozarks.   Read more

United States Experiences History
Bedford County | Covered bridge.

LEGACY SHOW: Historic Bedford County Pennsylvania

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Ian and Tonya’s Guests are Betty Slayton, President of the Bedford County Development Association.  She joins us to share all of the attractions that Bedford County offers.  Todd … Read more   Read more

United States History