Podcast

Sakichi Toyoda

On this week’s show, Paul Akers shares the story of Sakichi Toyoda, often referred to as the father of the Japanese industrial revolution, and the founder of Toyota Industries.

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03.25.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Sakichi Toyoda, Toyota

Swimming Lessons with Karlyn Pipes

On this week’s show, Paul Akers introduces us to Karlyn Pipes, world champion swimmer and his swim coach in Kona, HI. Check out her pointers!

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03.18.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Karlyn Pipes, Lean Health

Cocoa Bean Plantation

On this week’s show, Paul Akers visits a cocoa bean plantation in Grenada. Now that’s some slimy beans!

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03.11.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Grenada, Norman Bodek

Norman and Fitzroy

On this week’s show, Paul Akers visits Grenada with Norman Bodek and narrates and retells the story of Norman’s adopted son, Fitzroy.

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03.04.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Grenada, Norman Bodek

Band of Brothers Day 19-20

On this week’s show, Paul Akers continues the series on the epic journey of the Band of Brothers…an unforgettable look through time from Europe to the Pacific on a variety of military history tours.  On day 19 he visits the horrors of the Auschwitz & Birkenau Concentration Camps. On day 20 he attends a violin concerto in a Budapest church.

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Day 19 – Auschwitz

Day 20 – Heaven in Budapest

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02.25.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Auschwitz, Band of Brothers, Beyond Band of Brothers Tour, Birkenau, Budapest, WWII, violin concerto

Band of Brothers Day 18

On this week’s show, Paul Akers continues the series on the epic journey of the Band of Brothers…an unforgettable look through time from Europe to the Pacific on a variety of military history tours.  Today he shares all the drone footage over the past 18 days.

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Day 18 – In the Air

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02.18.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Band of Brothers, Beyond Band of Brothers Tour, DJI, DJI Phantom 4, Drone, WWII

Band of Brothers Day 16-17

On this week’s show, Paul Akers continues the series on the epic journey of the Band of Brothers…an unforgettable look through time from Europe to the Pacific on a variety of military history tours.  On day 16 he spends the day in Berlin visiting the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Hitler’s (unmarked) bunker, the Ministry of Propaganda, the Luftwaffe building, the Berlin Wall, the Topography of Terror Documentation Center, Karlshorst (where Germany surrendered), the Reichstag building, and the Brandenburg Gate. On day 17 he visits Checkpoint Charlie.

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Day 16 – Berlin

Day 17 – Checkpoint Charlie

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02.11.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Band of Brothers, Berlin, Berlin Wall, Beyond Band of Brothers Tour, Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, Hitler, Karlshorst, Luftwaffe, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Ministry of Propaganda, Reichstag, Topography of Terror Documentation Center, WWII

Band of Brothers Day 14-15

On this week’s show, Paul Akers continues the series on the epic journey of the Band of Brothers…an unforgettable look through time from Europe to the Pacific on a variety of military history tours.  On day 14 he continues his visit in Hamburg. On day 15 he visits Wannsee Lake, the site of the Wannsee Conference.

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Day 14 – Hamburg

Day 15 – Wannsee Lake

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02.04.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Band of Brothers, Berlin, Beyond Band of Brothers Tour, Hamburg, WWII, Wannsee Conference, Wannsee Lake

Band of Brothers Day 12-13

On this week’s show, Paul Akers continues the series on the epic journey of the Band of Brothers…an unforgettable look through time from Europe to the Pacific on a variety of military history tours.  On day 12 he visits Nuremberg. On day 13 he visits the German Tank Museum in Hamburg.

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Day 12 – Nuremberg

Day 13 – Tanks

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01.28.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Band of Brothers, Beyond Band of Brothers Tour, Hamburg, Nuremberg, WWII

Band of Brothers Day 10-11

On this week’s show, Paul Akers continues the series on the epic journey of the Band of Brothers…an unforgettable look through time from Europe to the Pacific on a variety of military history tours.  On day 10 he joins in the festivities at Oktoberfest. On day 11 he does a walking tour of Munich.

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Day 10 – Oktoberfest

Day 11 – Munich

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01.21.2017  |  No Comments  |  Tags: Band of Brothers, Beyond Band of Brothers Tour, Munich, Oktoberfest, WWII