Dunlaps' Travels & Tips in the News

Hosts of Plan Your Escape® Travel TV Show
Wayne and Pat Dunlap hosted a Travel TV show Plan Your Escape® TV aired on the CW network - sharing travel experiences and giving great travel tips and unique bargain-finding strategies as well as the woman's and man's perspective on traveling. We show you how you can realize and afford your travel dreams visiting wonderful places in the world.

Please enjoy 250+ wonderful places around the world, with award-winning photos, from our BLOG ARCHIVE down on the right ---->

Travel Columnist for the Huffington Post:

Appeared on Frommer's The Travel Show (our interview starts at minute 19:15)

Appearances on TV:

Travel Segment on the Silver Hair Tsunami TV Show

Want a more affordable vacation with less hassle? Watch me explain how to do it on LIFESTYLES San Diego TV - StayCations in America’s Finest City

Watch Wayne Dunlap give great travel tips on "The American Dream" TV show (starting minute 4)

Featured Speakers at Large Travel Shows:

Travel & Adventure Show (the #1 series of travel shows in the U.S.) in Dallas, Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco

OneWorld Travel Mart

Philadelphia Inquirer Travel Show

Top Travel Influencers (some examples):

Because of the Dunlaps' 225,000 interested social media followers, the following organizations choose them.

Toyota sponsored them on two trips to help market their Venza and Roadrunnr cars.

 Chosen by the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board to market dineLA Restaurant Week.

Selected by Visit Santa Barbara to promote Santa Barbara

Sponsored by Villa Del Palmar Resort in Loreto, Baja California, Mexico

Marriott Coronado Island Resort & Spa

Travel Blog has Won Many Awards:

TripAdvisor’s list of “20 Baby Boomers having more fun than you!” 

Top 25 Adventure Travel Blog
by TripAdvisor

Honored as Top Travel Blogger



#4 on “TOP COUPLE TRAVEL BLOGS OF 2016!” from HelloTravel


#5 on "35 Incredible Couple Travel Blogs To Follow In 2016" from Sunset Travelers

  Top Couple Travel Blogger


Top Travel Blog: UnhookNow  

ABC News Explore - "6 Tips to Save Money on Your Ski Vacation"
"10 Essential Places to Travel in Your 50s (& Advice From Baby-Boomer Travel Experts)" 

So honored to be included with these travel experts

Expert Travel Contributor - "65 Things to Do When You Retire - Travel" - Article 19 - "We Traveled the World for Two Years, Enhancing Our Lives with More Adventure and Romance"

Read about the Dunlaps' Travel Adventures in the News:

Featured on Other Popular Travel Websites:

360 of Travel - “Finding Other Boomers Traveling & Writing About Their Voyages”
Wanderlust & Lipstick - "Take Your Leap - Plan Your Escape"

Baby Boomer Travel Bloggers Share Their Travel Fears in 2017


Honored to be included with these outstanding travel insiders – Absolutely Inspiring Places to Visit in 2017  

Honored at:
• Warwick’s ‘Weekends with Locals’ - Most successful book signing in years - "The Country’s Oldest Family-Owned & Operated Bookstore!"
Please enjoy 250+ wonderful places around the world, with award-winning photos, from our BLOG ARCHIVE on the right ---->

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Plan Your Escape® Travel Presentations:
Organizations presented to include: 

Featured speakers - Travel & Adventure Show (the #1 series of travel shows in the U.S.)

Featured speakers - OneWorld Travel Mart

Featured speakers - Philadelphia Inquirer Travel Show

University of San Diego's University of the Third Age
Guest expert speakers at Meet, Plan, Go
American Association of University Women (AAUW) 
Rotary International
City of Oceanside
Del Webb
Travel Well Meetup
Travel Buddies Meetup 
Lifestyle Potentials

Quotes about the Dunlaps' travel presentations:

“You guys are really dynamic speakers and had a lot of good travel tips to share. Nice! Your story, TV appearance, and book are all good."Regina Fraser, Grannies on Safari, Travel Speaker and Emmy award winning travel TV host

“Wayne and Pat presented at the University of San Diego’s University of the Third Age and did an outstanding job! What I was most impressed with was the way they maneuvered a very sophisticated travel audience, who thought they knew everything, and had them scrambling to take notes of all the wonderful resources they shared with the audience. Their information is current, timely and inspirational. After listening to them present we were all dreaming about where our next vacation would take us (and doing it for less than $100/per day per couple!). Thank you Wayne and Pat for joining us at this year’s USD’s U3A program!” - Jodi Waterhouse, Director, Corporate and Professional Education, University of San Diego

“Wayne and Pat’s book talk for Plan Your Escape® clearly inspired Oceanside readers to get out and travel. The Dunlaps’ enthusiasm is contagious, their travel tips are immediately practical, and they have demonstrated that their remarkable international lifestyle truly is attainable!” - Monica Chapa Domercq, Principal Librarian, Oceanside Public Library

"Thank you again for last night for our workshop. Your presentation was exceptional and received positive feedback from the guests." - Gina Fogelmanis, Sexton Advisory Group

"THANK YOU, Wayne!  I know the group enjoyed your talk a lot. I have attended two AAUW activities this week and at both, they were talking about you and Pat. One person had purchased your book for her Kindle. She was commenting on all the other tips in your book." - Betty Reed, American Association of University Women

“My heartfelt thank you for your wonderful program in our Library - informative, humorous and encouraging. I especially liked how you shared your own experience in finding websites and best deals for airfares, budget hotels and restaurants. The content of your presentation stimulated much interest for discussion after the program. The energy of your presentation was beautiful. I felt fortunate to have you in our Library. Your experience inspires many of us to travel the world!” - Oksana Radomyshelsky, Adult and Outreach Services Librarian, Oceanside Public Library

“Excellent presentation of very specific credible and useful info...plus motivation to keep on traveling.” – Mary & George Leitner

“A wonderful afternoon and fabulous information on travel! Thank you, Wayne and Pat!” – Freddi Pakier

“I was totally satisfied with this experience. It was enriching - I learned a lot about travelling wisely and loving life deeply. Wayne and Pat were inspiring!” – Tessa

“Fun and really useful in the same time.” – Inna

“Wayne gave a very informative talk and he and his wife were both very hospitable and friendly” – Sherry Denton

“Was great. Pat and Wayne conveyed a lot of knowledge. Great book!” – Barbara Launspach

“Pat & Wayne's presentation was informative and inspirational. I left wanting to read the book cover to cover and plan my next trip.” – Laura Wildeman

“Terrific talk - great insights - unique perspectives!! Great book - even for seasoned travelers!” – Christine Barton

“Pat and Wayne truly exemplify the art of traveling worldwide. Their approach to helping other travelers prepare for and enjoy life throughout their journey is very refreshing. I bought their book, Plan Your Escape, and I am already making plans to start putting it to use. This is not just a travel book but a potential life changing opportunity.” – Larry Bogle

“We enjoyed it! ...good ideas!” – Meg Behle

“It was very good with great tips.” – Archee Aguiar

“Wonderful information and valuable first hand insights.” – Sharon Burrus


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