Program 400: Astronaut's Favorite Views; Nowhere Travels; Hilary Bradt; Summer of '73
Release Date: 04-04-2015
Listen in as astronaut Chris Hadfield and writer Pico Iyer describe the life-altering perspectives they’ve gained from their travels. Then Rick compares notes with guidebook publisher Hilary Bradt, and remembers the highlights of his first trip to Europe after high school graduation — the first time he traveled abroad without his parents.
- Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Commander of International Space Station Expedition 35, and author of "You Are Here" (Little, Brown and Co.) and "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth" (Little, Brown and Co.)
- Author Pico Iyer
- Adventure traveler and guidebook author Hilary Bradt
- Gene Openshaw, co-author of the "Rick Steves Europe 101" art history book
- Chris Hadfields books, "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth," and his latest photo book, "You Are Here," are published by Little, Brown and Company.
- Chris Hadfield discusses his zero-gravity music video of David Bowie's song "Space Oddity."
- Colonel Hadfield's videos are included on his You Tube Channel.
- Pico Iyer’s TED talk on The Art of Stillness.
- Samples of Pico Iyer's observations about the world are on his own website.
- Jack and Marcia Kelly have written the directory of retreat centers that Pico Iyer refers to. "Sanctuaries: A Guide to Lodgings in Monasteries, Abbeys and Retreats" lists 250 retreat sanctuaries around the United States that accept individual short-term lodgers.
- Hilary Bradt writes a blog and gives guidebook updates.
- Find out more about Bradt Travel Guides.