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Whether youre a golfer, a NASCAR fan, or a basketball enthusiast, Ian and Tonya have great suggestions for vacation destinations from their sports travel correspondent, Bijan Bayne. Plus - a preview of the Washington DC areas Water Lilly and Lotus Asian Cultural Festival, and some travel tips for these tough economic times.
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The Water Lilly and Lotus Asian Cultural Festival
Kathy Jentz of Washington Gardener Magazine calls in from the Kennilworth Aquatic Gardens to tell Ian and Tonya about The Water Lilly and Lotus Asian Cultural Festival. She shares the wonderful offerings of this festival, which is a cultural celebration of Asian culture and Buddhism, as well as water lilies.
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Making the Most of Tough Travel Times
Its a tough time for travelers the airlines cutting back, and there are plenty of new fees for baggage & other things. But Ian and Tonya share some things you can do to better economize on your next trip, starting with packing smart! Plus - what in the world is a staycation?
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Sports Travel with Bijan Bayne
Learn more about the newest member of the Traveln On family sports travel correspondent Bijan Bayne! Bijan will tell you about some great golf vacation destinations in South Florida, including Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine. Plus - what the Daytona area offers for the NASCAR fan!
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Basketball History in Oklahoma
Bijan Bayne talks about Bartlesville Oklahoma a destination with some interesting basketball history behind it. Bijon will also tell you everything there is to see and do for the sports enthusiast in Quebec City.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Bijan Bayne
Bijan C. Bayne is the author of Sky Kings: Black Pioneers of Professional Basketball (Scholastic 1998), which was named to the Suggested Reading List of the Kentucky Library System in 1998. In July 2002 he won the Robert Peterson Research Award for his presentation “The Struggle of the Latin American Ballplayer” given at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. Bayne’s chapter on Black baseball in North Carolina appears in the book Baseball in the Carolinas (McFarland 2002). His essay on schoolyard basketball appears in the anthology Basketball in America (Haworth 2003). Bayne has guest lectured on the social significance of the life of Jackie Robinson each year since 1996 at The George Washington University, at classes, and events such as Charter Day 1996 and Unity Week in 1999. His book reviews have been featured in Washington Post Book World, The Boston Herald, and The Crisis.

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