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Discovery Map Travel Podcast

The Discovery Map Travel Podcast takes you on a journey each week to a unique destination through the eyes of someone who is an expert on that area. Join us as we dissect each locale and get down to what each place is really about and exactly why we would want to experience it. You never know what you might find out, you might just be inspired to add a destination to your bucket list that you have never considered before.

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Ep. 15: Croatia

On this episode we talk to Sara-Jane Begonja who runs the Croatian blog Chasing the Donkey. She goes by SJ, she is Austrailian and has been living in Croatia for 3 years now with her husband and son.  You can read more about Croatia and their experiences there at ChasingTheDonkey.com. SJ’s site: http://www.chasingthedonkey.com Links for places mentioned in the episode: Plitvice Lakes National Park - http://www.np-plitvicka-jezera.hr/en/ Roman Amphitheater in Pula - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pula_Arena Zadar - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zadar Split - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Split,_Croatia Istria - http://www.istra.hr/en/home Zagreb - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zagreb Dubrovnik - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubrovnik Zagorje - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hrvatsko_Zagorje 300 year old medieval knights tournament - http://www.chasingthedonkey.com/travel-croatia-sinjska-alka-sinj/ 400 year old monetary - http://www.chasingthedonkey.com/blaca-hermitage-brac-island-bol-croatia/ http://www.booking.com Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/ Upload Your Travel Photos to Instagram using #DiscoveryMap for a chance to win!

40mins

25 Jul 2016

Rank #1

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Ep. 12: Slovenia

On this episode we are pleased to have two guests. First we talk to Dr. Božo Cerar who is the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the United States. Following my conversation with Dr. Cerar I talk to Mattej Valencic with Luxury Slovenia. They provide custom tours in Slovenia and are based in the capitol of Ljubljana.  We talk to both gentlemen about this picturesque country located in the heart of Europe bordering Italy and Austria. It is a country with great natural beauty, ranging from Alps in the north to plains, rolling hills, forest and Adriatic coast line. Luxury Slovenia: http://www.youfeelslovenia.com Links mentioned in the episode: https://www.kempinski.com/en/istria/palace-portoroz/ http://www.ljubljanafestival.si/en/ http://www.odprtakuhna.si/en/ http://www.postojnska-jama.eu/en/home/ http://www.park-skocjanske-jame.si/en https://www.virtuoso.com Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/

53mins

27 Jun 2016

Rank #2

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Ep. 18: Helsinki, Finland

On this episode I talk to Leena Karppinen who is the Public Relations coordinator with Visit Helsinki. She is here today to talk with us about her hometown of Helsinki, Finland. Visit Helsinki’s site: http://www.visithelsinki.fi Links for places mentioned in the episode: https://www.finnair.com http://www.korkeasaari.fi/helsinki-zoo/ http://www.kiasma.fi/en/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porvoo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turku https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallinn https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockholm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Petersburg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kallio http://www.seahorse.fi http://www.suomenlinna.fi/en/ Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/ Upload Your Travel Photos to Instagram using #DiscoveryMap for a chance to win!

56mins

5 Sep 2016

Rank #3

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Ep. 19: Crystal Coast, North Carolina

On this episode we talk with Carol Lohr from the Crystal Coast Tourism Authority about this picturesque region along the North Carolina coast.  Crystal Coast Tourism Authority http://www.crystalcoastnc.org Episode Sponsors: http://ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com http://www.hungrytowntours.com Links mentioned in the episode: http://beaufortncevents.com http://beauforthistoricsite.org http://www.crystalcoastlady.com https://www.nps.gov/calo/index.htm http://www.ncparks.gov/fort-macon-state-park http://www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores http://www.tryonpalace.org http://www.circa-81.com http://ncseafoodfestival.org http://www.newportpigcooking.com https://mumfest.com http://www.swansborofestivals.com http://www.thebigrock.com Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/ Follow Discovery Map of the Crystal Coast: https://www.instagram.com/discoverymap_crystalcoast/ Upload Your Travel Photos to Instagram using #DiscoveryMap for a chance to win!

38mins

10 Oct 2016

Rank #4

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Ep. 14: Pigeon Forge & Sevierville, Tennessee

Our guest for today’s episode is Max Fultz, the Manager of the Bush's Visitor Center & Community Relations for Bush Brothers. We talk to Max about the Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, Tennessee area.  Our sponsors for this episode: Bush’s Visitor Center - http://www.bushbeans.com/en_US/visitors-center Anchor Down RV Resort - http://www.anchordownrvresort.com Hidden Mountain Resort - http://www.hiddenmountain.com Links mentioned in the episode: http://www.pigeonforgetrolley.org http://www.dollywood.com https://www.nps.gov/grsm/planyourvisit/cadescove.htm http://www.old-mill.com/info/the-old-mill-restaurant https://parkgrillgatlinburg.com https://peddlergatlinburg.com Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/ Upload Your Travel Photos to Instagram using #DiscoveryMap for a chance to win!

40mins

11 Jul 2016

Rank #5

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Ep. 16: Park City, Utah

Today we talk to Nancy Tallman about Park City, Utah. Nancy moved to Park City in 2003 from Los Angeles.  For the past 13 years she has specialized in Park City Real Estate strategies. You can read more about her at InsideParkCityRealEstate.com. We have a fantastic conversation about skiing, homemade ice cream, moose, the Sundance Film Festival and celebrity sightings.  Nancy’s sites: http://www.insideparkcityrealestate.com https://www.facebook.com/insideparkcityrealestate Links for places mentioned in the episode: http://www.parkcitymountain.com http://www.snow.com/epic-pass.aspx http://www.deervalley.com http://www.gorgoza.com http://soldierhollow.com https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/jordanelle/ http://hebervalleyrr.org http://utaholympiclegacy.org/park/ https://www.montagehotels.com/deervalley/ http://www.stregisdeervalley.com http://www.steinlodge.com http://www.waldorfastoriaparkcity.com http://www.hotelparkcity.com http://www.parkcityrestaurants.com/savor-the-summit https://www.sundance.org/festivals/sundance-film-festival http://www.riverhorseparkcity.com http://primeparkcity.com http://www.ruthschris.com/restaurant-locations/park-city/ http://www.chimayorestaurant.com http://www.thesilverstarcafe.com https://www.facebook.com/Java-Cow-Cafe-Bakery-121637753224/ https://www.facebook.com/I-Love-Moo-1495752697384033/ http://www.parksillysundaymarket.com http://foxschoolofwine.com http://www.highwest.com Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/ Upload Your Travel Photos to Instagram using #DiscoveryMap for a chance to win!

33mins

8 Aug 2016

Rank #6

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Ep. 17: Australia

On this episode we talk to Megan Jerrard who runs the blog Mapping Megan. We talk to her about her native Austraila. You can read more about her travels at MappingMegan.com. Her site has won numerous awards definitely worth checking out. We talk about platypus, kangaroo, & kuala. We tell you how you can climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge and we learn where the reference to down under came from.  Meg’s site: https://www.mappingmegan.com Links for places mentioned in the episode: https://www.qantas.com https://www.virginaustralia.com https://tigerair.com.au http://taronga.org.au http://www.bridgeclimb.com https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coober_Pedy https://tasmania.com https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vegemite Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/ Upload Your Travel Photos to Instagram using #DiscoveryMap for a chance to win!

36mins

22 Aug 2016

Rank #7

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Ep. 13: National Days Around the World

On this episode, as we release it on Independence Day in the USA, we look at the National Days of the USA, Sweden, Italy, Slovenia & Austria.  Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/

17mins

4 Jul 2016

Rank #8

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Ep. 11: Richmond, Virginia

On this episode we talk to Erin Bagnell, she is the public relations manager for Visit Richmond.  Visit Richmond: https://www.visitrichmondva.com Links mentioned in the episode: http://henricus.org http://historicstjohnschurch.org https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/richmond/MonumentAveHD.html http://www.fireflourandfork.com http://www.dominionriverrock.com http://www.venturerichmond.com/events/venture/easter.html http://www.smv.org https://maymont.org http://www.lewisginter.org https://www.kingsdominion.com https://www.destinationhotels.com/quirk-hotel http://www.jeffersonhotel.com http://www.jamesriverpark.org/visit-the-park/getting-there.php http://www.virginiacapitol.gov http://www.metzgerbarandbutchery.com http://www.heritagerva.com https://www.monticello.org https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com http://www.richmondfolkfestival.org http://blackhistorymuseum.org http://www.poemuseum.org Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/

44mins

20 Jun 2016

Rank #9

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Ep. 10: Mad River Valley, Vermont

On this episode we welcome Eric Friedman, marketing director at Mad River Glen in Waitsfield, Vermont. We talk to him about the Mad River Valley and a quintessential Vermont get away.  Links mentioned in the episode: http://www.madriverglen.com http://www.madriverbarn.com https://www.hydeawayinn.com http://www.sugarbush.com http://www.madrivervalley.com/4th http://www.benjerry.com/about-us/factory-tours http://alchemistbeer.com https://www.lawsonsfinest.com http://americanflatbread.com http://www.pitcherinn.com http://www.peasantvt.com http://www.mixcupcakerie.com http://www.warrenstore.com Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markmapstheworld/ Follow Discovery Map: https://www.instagram.com/discovery_map/ Upload Your Travel Photos to Instagram using #DiscoveryMap for a chance to win!

1hr 4mins

13 Jun 2016

Rank #10