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The Traveling Fool Episode 1 / Tips For Traveling Off The Beaten Path
You don’t have to pay a tour company an exorbitant amount of money to give you a manufactured experience or travel to the depths of the Amazon to travel off the beaten path. You just need to channel your inner explorer and adjust how you travel at your next destination. Here are 7 Tips to Traveling Off The Beaten Path.
The Traveling Fool Episode 2 / Pilsen, Czech Republic
18 Feb 2020: The Traveling Fool Episode 2 / Pilsen, Czech Republic
The town of Pilsen in the Czech Republic is about 100 km from the tourist mecca of Prague. Only about one and a half hours by train from Prague, you can escape the crowds and explore a great town with quite a history.
The Traveling Fool Episode 3 / Newman’s Castle
25 Feb 2020: The Traveling Fool Episode 3 / Newman’s Castle
Take one man who loves history and castles. Let him dream about being a King and give him a little inspiration and you have Newman’s Castle.
The Traveling Fool Episode 4/ Palawan Military Museum
3 March 2020: The Traveling Fool Episode 4/ Palawan Military Museum
The island of Palawan in the Philippines is the site of the Palawan Military Museum, officially known as the Palawan Special Battalion WW2 Memorial Museum. In 1944 an incident occurred at the POW camp which would lead to a dramatic rescue that is still heralded as the most successful military rescue operation in us history.
The Traveling Fool Episode 5/ Bantayan Island Philippines
10 Mar 2020: Episode 5 / Bantayan Island Philippines
A short ferry ride off the coast of Cebu lies Bantayan Island with its beautiful beaches and laid back island life. Bantayan Island is a place where you can enjoy island life as it was meant to be without the crowds.
The Traveling Fool Episode 6 / The Town Named After a Drunk
Back in the 1800’s this town named after a drunk was one of the richest towns in America.
The Traveling Fool Episode 7 / Uvalde Texas Home to Politicians, Outlaws and Actors
Uvalde Texas is a small country town that has quite a history. Uvalde is also home to Outlaws, Politicians, and Actors.
The Traveling Fool Episode 8 / Goliad Texas A Jewel on The Texas Independence Trail
A lot of people have heard about the Alamo in Texas where close to 200 defenders held off 4,000 Mexican troops for 13 days before falling. Few people outside of Texas have heard of Goliad, which played a huge part in Texas history.
The Traveling Fool Episode 9 / Ft Benton Montana, Old West Gunfights, A Mustachioed Madame and a Loyal Dog
Ft Benton Montana is known as the birthplace of Montana. This beautiful town is a great place to visit and it has quite a History.