Program 448: Those Friendly Canadians; Pacific Conflicts; Summer in Slovenia

Release Date: 06-25-2016


NPR correspondent Eric Weiner tells us why Canada's one of his favorite summer road-trip destinations. Then author Simon Winchester discusses the growing importance of the Pacific Rim nations, and why the Chinese navy is making some of its neighbors nervous. And tour guides from Slovenia share tips for planning a relaxing getaway to their small country "on the sunny side of the Alps."


  • Journalist Eric Weiner, author of "The Geography of Genius" (Simon and Schuster)
  • Simon Winchester, author of "Pacific" (Harper Collins)
  • Tina Hiti and Anja Cuznar, tour guides from Slovenia

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