The Savvy Traveler

Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2008

The Savvy Traveler was a weekly travel radio program produced by Minnesota Public Radio. Although it is no longer broadcast, past shows of the program, which provide listeners with a wealth of interesting travel and culture information, can still be accessed at The Savvy Traveler website. Upper-intermediate and advanced students of English who wish to improve their listening comprehension skill should definitely not miss this wonderful resource.


• Archives of all shows aired between 1997 and 2003, classified into 5 categories: Shows and Feature Archive (program rundowns and features containing audio, transcripts and related information), Culture Watch Archive (highlights of cultural events around the world), Question of the Week Archive (listeners' opinions on travel-related issues), Letter of the Week Archive (collection of listeners' commentaries), and Travelers' Aid Archive (travel tips and advice)

• Catalog of books and music featured on the shows

• Compilation of links to useful online travel resources

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