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e-travels with e. trules

Like to travel? Like to listen to travel tales from well off the beaten path? Well, you've come to the right podcast! "e-travels with e.trules" is a personal, literary, and dryly-comic travel podcast, created by Eric Trules... that is fully scripted, aurally immersive, and narratively entertaining . Trules is a longtime HuffPost blogger and theater Professor at USC in Los Angeles as well as a former modern dancer, documentary filmmaker ("The Poet and the Con") and professional clown. He ran for Mayor of NYC as clown candidate Gino Cumeezi and finished 5th out of 4 candidates! He has traveled our beautiful and problematic planet for decades, staying in Bedouin huts on the Red Sea, riding the rails to "Nose of the Devil" in Southern Ecuador, and meeting his future Indonesian wife on the magical island of Bali. If you want to travel vicariously, or to be provocatively reminded of your own travel adventures, and misadventures, listen to these entertaining podcasts with original music by Amanda Yamate and sound design by Alysha Bermudez. Harry Duran, host of Podcast Junkies, is the producer. New episodes will be released once a month on Apple Podcasts, with "Behind the Scenes" interviews two weeks later. Please subscribe to the podcast, leave your comments on our home page (https://erictrules.com/podcast), and contact Trules about anything... travel or otherwise. Enjoy and..... Happy Trails.
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Now displaying: July, 2018
Jul 27, 2018

New York City — 1977 — “back in the day” — when Studio 54 was all the rage and the new TKTS half-price tickets booth on 47th Street and Broadway was still bright-eyed and bushy tailed. When my rent at the infamous and sometimes dangerous, Hotel Woodward was $55 a week, and I had to figure out a way to pay it. As you’ll hear, I was ingenious, and perhaps a little criminal, in the way I did so, but that’s what’s interesting about time travel, it allows you to look back on your life with perspective… letting you see the innocence and error of youth…. hopefully with a sense of humor.

https://erictrules.com/episode38

Jul 13, 2018

Jen Ruiz is the author of “The Affordable Flight Guide”, has been featured in the Washington Post and on ABC news, and she documents her travel-hacking adventures on her website, jenonajetplane.com. She believes that too many people put off seeing the world until they retire, save up a small fortune, or find the perfect travel partner. She thinks that’s a mistake because those circumstances might never happen, and meanwhile, the world is out there waiting. So if you want to travel for less, and experience more, then speak to Jen. Or start – by listening to today’s episode.

https://erictrules.com/episode37

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