Each program mixes interviews with guest travel experts, your call-ins with questions and comments, and music. We talk about our favorite travels in Europe, as well as travel anywhere in the U.S. and the rest of the world. Along with exciting destinations, we discuss general topics, as far flung as keeping healthy on the road, bicycling trips and tips, senior travel, finding chocolates, fear of flying, and more.
Visit the Travel with Rick Steves website.
Each Friday, host Ira FlatowÂ focuses on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join in to discuss science - and to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.
Find out more atÂ sciencefriday.com.
This American Life is an award-winning critically acclaimed weekly program describing and documenting contemporary American life. Each week a theme is chosen, and host Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a range of styles: monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, â€śfound recordings,â€ť and original works for radio. Music underscores many stories.
Visit the This American Life website.
Recorded live every Saturday,Â A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."
Visit the A Prairie Home Companion website.
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the Web, you can play along too.
Visit the Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! website.