Garden at Nemours Estate.  Photo by Tonya Fitpatrick

Exploring Wilmington, Delaware – A European experience in American history

World Footprints will explore Wilmington, Delaware and the Brandywine Valley’s rich American history and vibrant arts and cultural scene with its European flair. Known for its collection of American art, the internationally acclaimed Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, houses three generations of Wyeth artists—N.C. Wyeth, his … Read more   Read more

United States History The Arts
A whirligig from the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick

Reviving North Carolina Towns through Art and Tourism

On one side of the state, North Carolina has the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains.  On the coastal side, the state boasts wild horses and deep blue waters.  However, the center of the North Carolina holds surprising treasures and a rich history. After losing the tobacco and textile industries, Kinston’s Mayor, … Read more   Read more

United States Family Travel Food & Drink The Arts
Exterior of Hans Herr House in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Beyond Dutch Country

Sandwiched between its Amish countryside and hip food scene, Lancaster Pennsylvania combines the old and new in awe-inspiring ways. Join World Footprints as we explore the area’s rich history, including President James Buchanan’s Wheatland home, and Lancaster’s contemporary offerings.   Read more

United States History
Photo by Matilde Simas is s included in the “State of the World” Exhibition. It focuses on bringing uncensored news, directly from photographers witnessing events with the guarantee that they are not manipulated by the mainstream media or sensationalized for profit.

Pictures of Humanity, Traveling Through Depression

On this show World Footprints discusses the power of travel to generate social change and heal depression with two amazing guests. Matilde Simas is an award-winning documentary photographer who uses her gifts to generate social change. Her work focuses on human rights, people affected by trauma, and endangered ecosystems. In … Read more   Read more

The World Experiences Humanity
Dream catchers were originally created by Native Americans.

Exploring Indigenous Tourism and Istanbul

World Footprints discusses Indigenous Tourism opportunities in America and the cultural influences that have shaped Istanbul, Turkey. There are 573 federally recognized American Indian tribes in the United States and 326 reservations. Some reservations are open to visitors and most are known for their Casinos. However, Indigenous Tourism consultant Anna … Read more   Read more

The World History Indigenous
Palm tree on Caribbean Island

St Maarten Travels that Transformed Lives

The island of St. Maarten (Sint Maarten) is the common denominator in the stories of two different families whose lives were changed when they landed on the Caribbean island.  Join us to hear why St. Maarten was the backdrop to their positive life transformations. First, we’ll speak to Erik and … Read more   Read more

Caribbean and Atlantic Transformative
Typical house on Martha's Vineyard.

Exploring Martha’s Vineyard and the American south

Experience a slice of American history as two journalists share their perspectives on Martha’s Vineyard and parts of the American south. Author, Bijan Bayne,has been a summer resident of Martha’s Vineyard since childhood.  He says that while most people may know about Martha’s Vineyard because of the Obama family and … Read more   Read more

United States Family Travel Sports History
Exterior of Dooky Chase

Beyond New Orleans French Quarter

Remembering Chef Leah Chase (Jan. 6, 1923 – June 1, 2019). The spirit of New Orleans is showcased in the people we met and the places we visited for this show.  At the time of this taping the devastation of Hurricane Katrina and the ongoing recovery of the Big Easy … Read more   Read more

New Orleans Experiences History

Living in Mexico, Exploring North Korea, Malta and Barbados

Enjoy a transformative travel experience as we travel to North Korea, Malta, Mexico and Barbados. Wendy Simmons is an intrepid traveler whose solo adventures have taken her from Ethiopia to North Korea and beyond.  She joins World Footprints radio to share her wealth of travel advice and gives us a … Read more   Read more

The World Experiences Off the Beaten Path History The Arts Preservation
An American solider being greeted by local children.

Washington DC’s GI Film Festival

As we celebrate this Memorial Day holiday we thought we would share some highlights from previous years coverage of the  G.I. Film Festival in Washington, D.C.  The GI Film Festival is the first film festival in the nation to exclusively celebrate the successes and sacrifices of the service member through … Read more   Read more

United States Events & Festivals The Arts
View of Dominica.  Photo by Tonya Fitzpatrick

Exploring Dominica, the Nature Island

Many people say that if Christopher Columbus were to return to our modern world today, Dominica would be the only island he would recognize.  This volcanic island is called “The Nature Island” for a reason.  It has a breathtaking natural beauty that sparkles like an emerald jewel and has remained … Read more   Read more

Caribbean and Atlantic Adventure Experiences
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City of David, Namibia, Tasting Sicily

Entrance wall to the City of David in Jerusalem, Israel.  Photo:  Tonya Fitzpatrick World Footprints will explore Biblical history at the City of David, Namibia’s political, economic and natural landscape and small town treasures that offer a taste of Sicily and more. According to Hebrew tradition, the area outside of … Read more   Read more

The World Adventure Religious Travel Architecture History
Along the Camino de Santiago.

Moscow misadventures, Camino de Santiago, pet travel and country music

Some extraordinary people sharing a bit of travel advice, insights and experiences from Moscow to the Camino de Santiago and destinations in between take us to some surprising places.   Read more

The World Adventure Experiences
New France festivalgoers dressed in period costumes

Quebec City’s New France Festival – a walk through Canadian history

Today on World Footprints we celebrate Canada’s Francophone roots in the Quebec region as we walk in the footsteps of history at the New France Festival in Quebec City. Plus, we’ll visit an Augustinian Monastery turned holistic spa and we’ll talk to an Old World wine merchant. The walled fortifications … Read more   Read more

Canada Events & Festivals History
London's famous Tower Bridge

From Jewish London to America by Harley and places in between

We explore points around the globe from London and the Jewish contributions to British society to America as we explore it’s history on the back of a Harley Davidson.  We’ll stop at places in between and spend time remembering Anthony Bourdain. When most people think of London their first thoughts … Read more   Read more

The World Experiences History