Totem Poles of the First Nations in Vancouver, Canada. Photo: Tonya Fitzpatrick

“Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.”

Eudora Welty

Explore the history, diverse cultures and traditions of the North American countries of Canada, Mexico and the United States. North American culture reflects both the cultures of its indigenous people- the Native Americans as well as the culture that is influenced by European Colonization.

United States is the third largest country in the world and one of the most culturally diverse countries of the world. Described as the ‘melting pot‘ of North America , amalgamation of different cultures has given shape to the unique U.S. culture.

Mexico is the most populous state of North America and one of the largest city in the world.

Canada is the largest country of North American region and covering more than half of the continent’s area.


Aboard the Rocky Mountaineer through the Candian Rockies.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick

Canadian Rockies train journey on day seven: Discovering Banff

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Ian working away inside our Douglas Fir chalet.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick Last night we checked into a great resort—the Douglas Fir Resort & Chalets.  The resort is set in a wooded area above the town in a remote area and we were given a very nice two-level, loft chalet.  The … Read more   Read more

Canada Rail & Road Travel
Traveling along the Rocky Mountaineer.  PHoto:  Tonya Fitzpatrick

Canadian Rockies Day Five: A Happy Birthday from Vancouver to Kamloops

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

As we started the day a bit on the sleepy side, our taxi transported us to the Rocky Mountaineer Station on the outskirts of downtown Vancouver.  Over 500 passengers were gathered in anticipation of a long journey from the coastal British Columbia rain-forest through the Canadian Rockies into the desert … Read more   Read more

Canada Rail & Road Travel

The Great Circus in Milwaukee

We traveled to Milwaukee in 2010 and experienced one of the last of "The Great Circus" events that the city was to hold.  Every year the legendary actor Ernest Borgnine threw on some face paint, clown shoes and his natural smile to lead the parade.  We were so blessed to … Read more   Read more

Canada Family Travel Events & Festivals

Seeing San Francisco by air

One of the best ways to see any city is to view it from a bird's eye.  We enjoyed experiencing San Francisco, California by air.  This video was filmed under our old name, Travel'n On.  However, we felt it was too fun not to include in our catalog.  The players … Read more   Read more

United States Experiences Family Travel
Ian and Tonya with show guests and Shreveport, LA reps at the Mudbug Madness Festival live broadcast.

LEGACY SHOW: A Taste of Shreveport

LEGACY SHOW: This show was broadcast LIVE through a former platform and under our former Travel’n On name. What began in 1984 as a 2-day street festival has blossomed into one of Louisiana’s most popular Cajun festivals. We shared the tastes and sounds of the 25th Anniversary of the Mudbug … Read more   Read more

United States Events & Festivals
Travel and Security | Airport security.

LEGACY SHOW: Travel and Security Changes

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. The way we travel will soon be changing, particularly when it comes to required documentation and airport security. But your Traveling Enthusiasts welcome representatives from Border Protection and … Read more   Read more

United States Safety
Preserving Louis Armstrong Park | Philadelphia love sculpture

LEGACY SHOW: Chatting with Tourism Cares and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

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” talk about the well-known Louis Armstrong Park. On this edition, we travel back to New Orleans for a conversation with Bruce Beckham, Executive Director of Tourism … Read more   Read more

United States Volunteer Travel The Arts Social Responsibility
Kayak Travel | Virgin America Airplane

LEGACY SHOW: Launch of Virgin America and Airline Industry Updates

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Let’s dive into the history of Virgin America. Ian and Tonya welcome Fred Reid, former CEO of Virgin America who discusses the state of the airline industry, Sir … Read more   Read more

United States Insights
Memphis Graceland

LEGACY SHOW: The Musical Legacy of Memphis

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Hop behind the wheel of a 55 Caddy, and find out all about a very unique tour of the Memphis, Tennessee area that spawned musical legends like Elvis, … Read more   Read more

United States Literature & Music

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
International Travel tips | US traveler with passport

LEGACY SHOW: International Travel Tips with U.S. Government Officials

This is one of our earliest shows on terrestrial radio. The show was produced under our old brand name. US Govt Officials will share some important international travel tips. Passport backlog problems and delays are making headlines, and the documentation rules for international travel are changing. But Ian and Tonya … Read more   Read more

United States Insights