Program 586: Travel Writers Travels; Autumn Light in Japan; Swedish Values

Release Date: 12-07-2019


Pico Iyer explains why autumn is the perfect season for understanding the soul of Japan, Robert Reid recommends how to amp up your next vacation by traveling like a travel writer, and tour guides from Sweden share tips on keeping expenses in check and enjoying Scandinavia like a local.


  • Travel writer Robert Reid
  • Pico Iyer, author of "Autumn Light" (Knopf)
  • Asa Danielsson and Laurel James, tour guides from Sweden

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Program Extras

More with Pico Iyer - Author Pico Iyer tells Rick about his friendship with the Dalai Lama, and recounts a particularly moving incident when he was addressing survivors of the 2011 East Japan tsunami. (runs 2:17)

More with Robert Reid - Travel writer Robert Reid tells us how he used the lyrics to Billy Joel songs as a road trip theme. (runs 2:08)