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Operation: Vacation

Fulfilling the dreams of those who don’t take time for themselves.

We all know selfless people; those who’ve done so much good for everyone else, and given up so much or given over their lives to others, and now they deserve a chance to escape and finally see some of the world: this is Operation: Vacation.

Operation: Vacation is a truly heartwarming and enriching experience, not just for those who take part, but also for the viewer.  It’s a roller coaster emotional journey that shows you the ups and downs in the life of one very special person in each episode.

Join Claire Newell and Karl Schmid as they meet families and friends with one wish – to surprise the one they love and admire with a fabulous vacation of a lifetime.  This show isn’t just about the trip, it’s about people having the chance to tell others just how important they are and how much they mean to those around them. What results is an amazing way that some truly amazing people here thank you and bon voyage – the trip of a lifetime for those who have given their lives to others.

Operation: Vacation

We all know selfless people; those who’ve done so much good for everyone else, and given up so much or given over their lives to others, and now they deserve a chance to escape and finally see some of the world: this is Operation: Vacation.

Operation: Vacation is a truly heartwarming and enriching experience, not just for those who take part, but also for the viewer.  It’s a roller coaster emotional journey that shows you the ups and downs in the life of one very special person in each episode.

Join Claire Newell and Karl Schmid as they meet families and friends with one wish – to surprise the one they love and admire with a fabulous vacation of a lifetime.  This show isn’t just about the trip, it’s about people having the chance to tell others just how important they are and how much they mean to those around them. Operation: Vacation is an amazing way that some truly amazing people here thank you and bon voyage – the trip of a lifetime for those who have given their lives to others.

Meet our hosts:

CLAIRE NEWELL                                                      

Claire

Claire Newell is the founder and president of Travel Best Bets, she has appeared on The Today Show, Fox & Friends, Good Day New York, ABC Morning News – Chicago, Martha Stewart Living Radio and CNN Radio.  She is the official travel consultant for Global TV.

  KARL SCHMID

Karl

Karl Schmid is originally from Australia but grew up in Fiji and New Zealand and has gone on to live all over the world. After hosting Entertainment Daily for Australia’s TV1, and producing Dame Edna Everage’s ‘The Dame Edna Treatment’ in the UK, Karl based himself in Los Angeles where he now resides and can be seen across the US on ABC’s nationally syndicated On The Red Carpet as well as the entertainment correspondent for the UK’s Daybreak and This Morning – both of which are on ITV1.

Operation: Vacation

We all know selfless people; those who’ve done so much good for everyone else, and given up so much or given over their lives to others, and now they deserve a chance to escape and finally see some of the world: this is Operation: Vacation.

Operation: Vacation is a truly heartwarming and enriching experience, not just for those who take part, but also for the viewer.  It’s a roller coaster emotional journey that shows you the ups and downs in the life of one very special person in each episode.

Join Claire Newell and Karl Schmid as they meet families and friends with one wish – to surprise the one they love and admire with a fabulous vacation of a lifetime.  This show isn’t just about the trip, it’s about people having the chance to tell others just how important they are and how much they mean to those around them. Operation: Vacation is an amazing way that some truly amazing people here thank you and bon voyage – the trip of a lifetime for those who have given their lives to others.

Meet our hosts:

CLAIRE NEWELL                                                      

Claire

Claire Newell is the founder and president of Travel Best Bets, she has appeared on The Today Show, Fox & Friends, Good Day New York, ABC Morning News – Chicago, Martha Stewart Living Radio and CNN Radio.  She is the official travel consultant for Global TV.

  KARL SCHMID

Karl

Karl Schmid is originally from Australia but grew up in Fiji and New Zealand and has gone on to live all over the world. After hosting Entertainment Daily for Australia’s TV1, and producing Dame Edna Everage’s ‘The Dame Edna Treatment’ in the UK, Karl based himself in Los Angeles where he now resides and can be seen across the US on ABC’s nationally syndicated On The Red Carpet as well as the entertainment correspondent for the UK’s Daybreak and This Morning – both of which are on ITV1.

Episode 101 Dakota Meredith

Since she was seven, Dakota has lived her life in and out of the hospital. She struggles with her pain levels every day. At times her disease can take her out of school and really bring her down, but Dakota never lets it keep her there. Instead, her positive spirit keeps her whole family going and they would do anything to bring a little more light to the life of this amazing young woman.

Episode 102 Dan & Dixie Mack

This strong and supportive family has suffered so much loss – none more tragic than the death of Dan & Dixie’s eldest daughter, Melissa. The family was devastated when Melissa was diagnosed with ALS and this courageous couple dropped everything to keep the family together and to make their daughter’s final days as happy as they could be. Now it’s time for a fresh start.

Episode 103 Julianna Vittorio

Julianna is one of those rare people who only knows the glass to be half full. She’s strong and bubbly and she doesn’t let anything hold her back – including her autism. Julianna volunteers for many organizations, but there is a special place in her heart for Kidsafe. The Kidsafe staff has come together, along with her friends and family, to celebrate and thank this incredibly generous young woman.

Episode 104 Pattie Milne

When it comes to her kids, Patti’s caring spirit knows no bounds. She’s given up so much for them, especially her eldest Krista Lee. Krista was diagnosed with Down Syndrome at birth and Patti has been by her side since day one – fighting for her daughter’s right to live her life to the fullest. As a result Krista and her siblings have inherited their mother’s giving nature, which is why they’ve decided to say the words that can’t be said often enough: “Thank you, Mom!”

Episode 105 Curtis Swedgan

Curtis has worked hard to live a normal life, to get a good job and be a great father to his 3 kids, Calib, Cara and Caden. But everything changed five years ago when Curtis was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. It’s been a hard battle and it’s really only just beginning. So his family wants to give Curtis one last adventure before this overwhelming disease puts him in a wheelchair for good.

Episode 106 Bryan Mollett

Bryan is a young man with a dream, he’s passionate about street photography. Like many artists, Bryan’s inspiration comes from his own bumpy past. He struggled when his father became addicted to drugs and completely disappeared from his life. Bryan’s had struggles himself, but he’s come through them and now his family are ready to show him how much they all believe in his talent by sending him to New York.

 

Episode 107 Dawn Baker

To put it simply, Dawn has lived a roller coaster of a life. The lows include a childhood lived in fear of an alcoholic father, cervical cancer, and a string of abusive and dangerous relationships. The ups get no higher than the birth of her twin daughters, Jessica and Melissa. Dawn has sacrificed everything to protect and support her girls and it’s been a constant struggle. Now they want to start paying her back.

 

Episode 108 Karen Duncan

Meet the woman behind VOKRA – the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association. Karen has worked tirelessly for the past 12 years, dedicating her life to a cause so close to her heart – kitten rescue. But a decade without even one day off is starting to take its toll on her health. This group of volunteers wants to show Karen they are willing to step up so she can step away for a much-deserved break.

Episode 109 Lauren Asperin

Lauren’s life hit fast forward two years ago when an unexpected pregnancy triggered a quick wedding for her and her partner, Andy. The two were thrilled to be married and looking forward to being parents, but before anyone could celebrate, Lauren discovered that her life, and the life of her unborn child, was at risk from a devastating and rare blood disease. This group of friends and family are here today to celebrate the strength and courage Lauren showed during these difficult times.

Episode 110 Belen Dittrich

Belen Dittrich grew up on a poverty-stricken farm in the Philippines. Her father died when she was just a baby, leaving her and her siblings in their mother’s care. But before Belen had celebrated her 10th birthday, her mother had abandoned the family. Since leaving the Philippines Belen has made a good life for herself while continuing to financially and emotionally support her relatives back home. Today Belen’s loved ones want to thank her for all that she’s sacrificed and for the tremendous happiness she’s brought to their lives.

Episode 111 Jeneece Edroff

Jeneece has overcome a diagnosis of Neurofibromatosis to become an inspiration. Diagnosed at 3 years old with this debilitating disease that causes tumor growth on nerve pathways in the body, she’s had over a dozen dangerous surgeries. Jeneece wanted to help others like herself, so at age 7 she started her first penny drive and raised $164 dollars. At 8, she raised over $52,000. By 15, Jeneece had raised one million dollars. But she had a bigger plan and now, after a 2 year, 5.5 million dollar fundraising campaign, Jeneece Place has opened – a home for kids & families who are visiting hospital for treatment. Now her friends and family feel it’s time Jeneece has something that’s just for her.

Episode 112 Tim Jones

For over 20 years, Tim Jones revolutionized search and rescue on the North Shore. He was both the leader of the volunteer North Shore Search & Rescue team and a full-time paramedic – saving thousands of lives over his career. Sadly, Tim passed away recently. This episode airs in his memory. 

Episode 113 Evan Pownall

Evan & Jennifer Pownall have a love story most of us only dream about, but the last few years have been no fairytale. Jennifer became pregnant, but they were devastated when the pregnancy was ectopic. Before they could grieve this first loss, they were hit with another. Evan’s father – his best friend and hero – died after a tragically brief fight with cancer. Two further ectopic pregnancies followed. Their love story could have ended, but Jennifer credits Evan for holding their relationship together so they could start again. She’s brought this group together here to help her thank the love of her life, Evan.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 24 2:30 am
  • » Nov 24 5:30 am

Episode 114 Lindsay Gallichen

Lindsay Gallichen has a great group of girlfriends she’s grown up with. They meet monthly for wine, support and girl-talk. Lindsay and her husband, Jason, have had a few tough years. Although blessed by the births of their two sons, Kessler and Nash, the pregnancies were difficult. Lindsay was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis in her first pregnancy, which left her medicated and often bed-ridden. The condition worsened during her second pregnancy. Now Lindsay struggles physically with everyday life. Despite this she still finds a way to do everything for everyone else. A constant source of kindness, joy and inspiration for her friends, Lindsay deserves a break. And her girlfriends are here to give her one.

Episode 115 Kathleen Taylor

Kathleen Taylor’s door is always open to those in need. When her best friend died, Kathleen raised friend’s kids as her own. Kathleen opened her home to a family friend when she and her child became homeless after a marital breakup. Then, Kathleen hosted an immigrating family for a year! And when Kathleen’s father died, she welcomed in her mother, Joan. Recently one of Kathleen’s neighbor’s sons was murdered. Her bereaved neighbor lost her home, but Kathleen stepped in and this grieving family – mom, six kids, plus pets, have joined Kathleen in her home. Kathleen’s family and her extended family are nominating her as a Supermom!

Episode 201 Zuri Scrivens

Operation Vacation 201 Zuri

Zuri desperately needs a break but she can’t afford one.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 30 2:30 am
  • » Nov 30 5:30 am

Episode 202 Laura Freeman

Operation Vacation 202 laura freeman

Laura’s family worries she will never have the chance to see the world.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 27 6:30 am
  • » Nov 27 9:30 am
  • » Nov 29 2:30 am
  • » Nov 27 9:30 am
  • » Nov 27 12:30 pm
  • » Nov 29 5:30 am

Episode 203 Reenie Oakey

Operation Vacation 203 Reenie

Reenie has dedicated her life to supporting others; now her family wants to help fulfill her dream.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 26 5:00 am
  • » Nov 28 6:30 am
  • » Nov 28 9:30 am
  • » Nov 26 8:00 am
  • » Nov 28 9:30 am
  • » Nov 28 12:30 pm

Episode 204 Renato and Meleana Sagastizado

Operation Vacation 204 Renato

Meleana and Renato have never been on vacation; they are sent on a relaxing trip.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 29 6:30 am
  • » Nov 29 9:30 am
  • » Nov 29 9:30 am
  • » Nov 29 12:30 pm

Episode 205 Ceilidh Millar

Operation Vacation 205 Celilidh

Ceilidh has been burning the candle at both ends for a long time.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 27 2:30 am
  • » Nov 27 5:30 am

Episode 206 Jacqueline Brooks

Operation Vacation 206 Jackie

Jackie’s family and friends think it is time she got a vacation she missed out on so many years ago.

Episode 207 Paul Thandi

 Operation Vacation 209 Paul Thandi

Paul is a single father who has dedicated his life to taking care of his daughter Jayda.

Episode 208 Paul Mitchell

Operation Vacation 208 Paul Mitchell

Paul’s family wants to show him how much they appreciate everything he does for them.

Episode 209 Natasha Wilson

Operation Vacation 207 Natasha

Natasha’s family wants to send her on a vacation of a lifetime.

Episode 210 Melesio Cuevas

Operation Vacation210 melesio

Mel never does anything for himself; his friends and co-workers want to reward him.

Episode 211 Kalo Belcham

Operation Vacation 211 Kalo

Kalo dreams of travelling, but refuses to spend money on anything but family; his loved ones want to send him on a relaxing break.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 25 2:30 am
  • » Nov 25 5:30 am

Episode 212 Jack Fox

Operation Vacation 212 Jack

Jack never takes a break from volunteering and working; his friends and family give him the vacation of his dreams.

Episode 213 Ben Cohnstaedt

Operation Vacation 213 Ben

Ben hasn’t had a chance to travel, and with a new wife and baby, he can’t afford to anytime soon; his family and friends make the trip of his dreams a reality.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 24 9:30 am
  • » Nov 24 12:30 pm

Episode 214 Cindy-Lea Stephenson & George Saunders

Operation Vacation 214 Cindy&George

Cindy and George are always supporting others through their business; the community is coming together to make something wonderful happen for them.

Episode 215 Mike Langlois

Operation Vacation 215 Mike

Mike’s family wants to send him on a much-deserved break.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 28 2:30 am
  • » Nov 28 5:30 am

Episode 101 Dakota Meredith

Since she was seven, Dakota has lived her life in and out of the hospital. She struggles with her pain levels every day. At times her disease can take her out of school and really bring her down, but Dakota never lets it keep her there. Instead, her positive spirit keeps her whole family going and they would do anything to bring a little more light to the life of this amazing young woman.

Episode 102 Dan & Dixie Mack

This strong and supportive family has suffered so much loss – none more tragic than the death of Dan & Dixie’s eldest daughter, Melissa. The family was devastated when Melissa was diagnosed with ALS and this courageous couple dropped everything to keep the family together and to make their daughter’s final days as happy as they could be. Now it’s time for a fresh start.

Episode 103 Julianna Vittorio

Julianna is one of those rare people who only knows the glass to be half full. She’s strong and bubbly and she doesn’t let anything hold her back – including her autism. Julianna volunteers for many organizations, but there is a special place in her heart for Kidsafe. The Kidsafe staff has come together, along with her friends and family, to celebrate and thank this incredibly generous young woman.

Episode 104 Pattie Milne

When it comes to her kids, Patti’s caring spirit knows no bounds. She’s given up so much for them, especially her eldest Krista Lee. Krista was diagnosed with Down Syndrome at birth and Patti has been by her side since day one – fighting for her daughter’s right to live her life to the fullest. As a result Krista and her siblings have inherited their mother’s giving nature, which is why they’ve decided to say the words that can’t be said often enough: “Thank you, Mom!”

Episode 105 Curtis Swedgan

Curtis has worked hard to live a normal life, to get a good job and be a great father to his 3 kids, Calib, Cara and Caden. But everything changed five years ago when Curtis was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. It’s been a hard battle and it’s really only just beginning. So his family wants to give Curtis one last adventure before this overwhelming disease puts him in a wheelchair for good.

Episode 106 Bryan Mollett

Bryan is a young man with a dream, he’s passionate about street photography. Like many artists, Bryan’s inspiration comes from his own bumpy past. He struggled when his father became addicted to drugs and completely disappeared from his life. Bryan’s had struggles himself, but he’s come through them and now his family are ready to show him how much they all believe in his talent by sending him to New York.

 

Episode 107 Dawn Baker

To put it simply, Dawn has lived a roller coaster of a life. The lows include a childhood lived in fear of an alcoholic father, cervical cancer, and a string of abusive and dangerous relationships. The ups get no higher than the birth of her twin daughters, Jessica and Melissa. Dawn has sacrificed everything to protect and support her girls and it’s been a constant struggle. Now they want to start paying her back.

 

Episode 108 Karen Duncan

Meet the woman behind VOKRA – the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association. Karen has worked tirelessly for the past 12 years, dedicating her life to a cause so close to her heart – kitten rescue. But a decade without even one day off is starting to take its toll on her health. This group of volunteers wants to show Karen they are willing to step up so she can step away for a much-deserved break.

Episode 109 Lauren Asperin

Lauren’s life hit fast forward two years ago when an unexpected pregnancy triggered a quick wedding for her and her partner, Andy. The two were thrilled to be married and looking forward to being parents, but before anyone could celebrate, Lauren discovered that her life, and the life of her unborn child, was at risk from a devastating and rare blood disease. This group of friends and family are here today to celebrate the strength and courage Lauren showed during these difficult times.

Episode 110 Belen Dittrich

Belen Dittrich grew up on a poverty-stricken farm in the Philippines. Her father died when she was just a baby, leaving her and her siblings in their mother’s care. But before Belen had celebrated her 10th birthday, her mother had abandoned the family. Since leaving the Philippines Belen has made a good life for herself while continuing to financially and emotionally support her relatives back home. Today Belen’s loved ones want to thank her for all that she’s sacrificed and for the tremendous happiness she’s brought to their lives.

Episode 111 Jeneece Edroff

Jeneece has overcome a diagnosis of Neurofibromatosis to become an inspiration. Diagnosed at 3 years old with this debilitating disease that causes tumor growth on nerve pathways in the body, she’s had over a dozen dangerous surgeries. Jeneece wanted to help others like herself, so at age 7 she started her first penny drive and raised $164 dollars. At 8, she raised over $52,000. By 15, Jeneece had raised one million dollars. But she had a bigger plan and now, after a 2 year, 5.5 million dollar fundraising campaign, Jeneece Place has opened – a home for kids & families who are visiting hospital for treatment. Now her friends and family feel it’s time Jeneece has something that’s just for her.

Episode 112 Tim Jones

For over 20 years, Tim Jones revolutionized search and rescue on the North Shore. He was both the leader of the volunteer North Shore Search & Rescue team and a full-time paramedic – saving thousands of lives over his career. Sadly, Tim passed away recently. This episode airs in his memory. 

Episode 113 Evan Pownall

Evan & Jennifer Pownall have a love story most of us only dream about, but the last few years have been no fairytale. Jennifer became pregnant, but they were devastated when the pregnancy was ectopic. Before they could grieve this first loss, they were hit with another. Evan’s father – his best friend and hero – died after a tragically brief fight with cancer. Two further ectopic pregnancies followed. Their love story could have ended, but Jennifer credits Evan for holding their relationship together so they could start again. She’s brought this group together here to help her thank the love of her life, Evan.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 24 2:30 am
  • » Nov 24 5:30 am

Episode 114 Lindsay Gallichen

Lindsay Gallichen has a great group of girlfriends she’s grown up with. They meet monthly for wine, support and girl-talk. Lindsay and her husband, Jason, have had a few tough years. Although blessed by the births of their two sons, Kessler and Nash, the pregnancies were difficult. Lindsay was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis in her first pregnancy, which left her medicated and often bed-ridden. The condition worsened during her second pregnancy. Now Lindsay struggles physically with everyday life. Despite this she still finds a way to do everything for everyone else. A constant source of kindness, joy and inspiration for her friends, Lindsay deserves a break. And her girlfriends are here to give her one.

Episode 115 Kathleen Taylor

Kathleen Taylor’s door is always open to those in need. When her best friend died, Kathleen raised friend’s kids as her own. Kathleen opened her home to a family friend when she and her child became homeless after a marital breakup. Then, Kathleen hosted an immigrating family for a year! And when Kathleen’s father died, she welcomed in her mother, Joan. Recently one of Kathleen’s neighbor’s sons was murdered. Her bereaved neighbor lost her home, but Kathleen stepped in and this grieving family – mom, six kids, plus pets, have joined Kathleen in her home. Kathleen’s family and her extended family are nominating her as a Supermom!

Episode 201 Zuri Scrivens

Operation Vacation 201 Zuri

Zuri desperately needs a break but she can’t afford one.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 30 2:30 am
  • » Nov 30 5:30 am

Episode 202 Laura Freeman

Operation Vacation 202 laura freeman

Laura’s family worries she will never have the chance to see the world.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 27 6:30 am
  • » Nov 27 9:30 am
  • » Nov 29 2:30 am
  • » Nov 27 9:30 am
  • » Nov 27 12:30 pm
  • » Nov 29 5:30 am

Episode 203 Reenie Oakey

Operation Vacation 203 Reenie

Reenie has dedicated her life to supporting others; now her family wants to help fulfill her dream.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 26 5:00 am
  • » Nov 28 6:30 am
  • » Nov 28 9:30 am
  • » Nov 26 8:00 am
  • » Nov 28 9:30 am
  • » Nov 28 12:30 pm

Episode 204 Renato and Meleana Sagastizado

Operation Vacation 204 Renato

Meleana and Renato have never been on vacation; they are sent on a relaxing trip.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 29 6:30 am
  • » Nov 29 9:30 am
  • » Nov 29 9:30 am
  • » Nov 29 12:30 pm

Episode 205 Ceilidh Millar

Operation Vacation 205 Celilidh

Ceilidh has been burning the candle at both ends for a long time.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 27 2:30 am
  • » Nov 27 5:30 am

Episode 206 Jacqueline Brooks

Operation Vacation 206 Jackie

Jackie’s family and friends think it is time she got a vacation she missed out on so many years ago.

Episode 207 Paul Thandi

 Operation Vacation 209 Paul Thandi

Paul is a single father who has dedicated his life to taking care of his daughter Jayda.

Episode 208 Paul Mitchell

Operation Vacation 208 Paul Mitchell

Paul’s family wants to show him how much they appreciate everything he does for them.

Episode 209 Natasha Wilson

Operation Vacation 207 Natasha

Natasha’s family wants to send her on a vacation of a lifetime.

Episode 210 Melesio Cuevas

Operation Vacation210 melesio

Mel never does anything for himself; his friends and co-workers want to reward him.

Episode 211 Kalo Belcham

Operation Vacation 211 Kalo

Kalo dreams of travelling, but refuses to spend money on anything but family; his loved ones want to send him on a relaxing break.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 25 2:30 am
  • » Nov 25 5:30 am

Episode 212 Jack Fox

Operation Vacation 212 Jack

Jack never takes a break from volunteering and working; his friends and family give him the vacation of his dreams.

Episode 213 Ben Cohnstaedt

Operation Vacation 213 Ben

Ben hasn’t had a chance to travel, and with a new wife and baby, he can’t afford to anytime soon; his family and friends make the trip of his dreams a reality.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 24 9:30 am
  • » Nov 24 12:30 pm

Episode 214 Cindy-Lea Stephenson & George Saunders

Operation Vacation 214 Cindy&George

Cindy and George are always supporting others through their business; the community is coming together to make something wonderful happen for them.

Episode 215 Mike Langlois

Operation Vacation 215 Mike

Mike’s family wants to send him on a much-deserved break.

Next Showing

  • » Nov 28 2:30 am
  • » Nov 28 5:30 am

CLAIRE NEWELL   

Claire

Claire Newell is the founder and president of Travel Best Bets, she has appeared on The Today Show, Fox & Friends, Good Day New York, ABC Morning News – Chicago, Martha Stewart Living Radio and CNN Radio.  She is the official travel consultant for Global TV.

KARL SCHMID

Karl

Karl Schmid is originally from Australia but grew up in Fiji and New Zealand and has gone on to live all over the world. After hosting Entertainment Daily for Australia’s TV1, and producing Dame Edna Everage’s ‘The Dame Edna Treatment’ in the UK, Karl based himself in Los Angeles where he now resides and can be seen across the US on ABC’s nationally syndicated On The Red Carpet as well as the entertainment correspondent for the UK’s Daybreak and This Morning – both of which are on ITV1.

 

CLAIRE NEWELL   

Claire

Claire Newell is the founder and president of Travel Best Bets, she has appeared on The Today Show, Fox & Friends, Good Day New York, ABC Morning News – Chicago, Martha Stewart Living Radio and CNN Radio.  She is the official travel consultant for Global TV.

KARL SCHMID

Karl

Karl Schmid is originally from Australia but grew up in Fiji and New Zealand and has gone on to live all over the world. After hosting Entertainment Daily for Australia’s TV1, and producing Dame Edna Everage’s ‘The Dame Edna Treatment’ in the UK, Karl based himself in Los Angeles where he now resides and can be seen across the US on ABC’s nationally syndicated On The Red Carpet as well as the entertainment correspondent for the UK’s Daybreak and This Morning – both of which are on ITV1.

 

CLAIRE NEWELL   

Claire

Claire Newell is the founder and president of Travel Best Bets, she has appeared on The Today Show, Fox & Friends, Good Day New York, ABC Morning News – Chicago, Martha Stewart Living Radio and CNN Radio.  She is the official travel consultant for Global TV.

KARL SCHMID

Karl

Karl Schmid is originally from Australia but grew up in Fiji and New Zealand and has gone on to live all over the world. After hosting Entertainment Daily for Australia’s TV1, and producing Dame Edna Everage’s ‘The Dame Edna Treatment’ in the UK, Karl based himself in Los Angeles where he now resides and can be seen across the US on ABC’s nationally syndicated On The Red Carpet as well as the entertainment correspondent for the UK’s Daybreak and This Morning – both of which are on ITV1.

 

CLAIRE NEWELL   

Claire

Claire Newell is the founder and president of Travel Best Bets, she has appeared on The Today Show, Fox & Friends, Good Day New York, ABC Morning News – Chicago, Martha Stewart Living Radio and CNN Radio.  She is the official travel consultant for Global TV.

KARL SCHMID

Karl

Karl Schmid is originally from Australia but grew up in Fiji and New Zealand and has gone on to live all over the world. After hosting Entertainment Daily for Australia’s TV1, and producing Dame Edna Everage’s ‘The Dame Edna Treatment’ in the UK, Karl based himself in Los Angeles where he now resides and can be seen across the US on ABC’s nationally syndicated On The Red Carpet as well as the entertainment correspondent for the UK’s Daybreak and This Morning – both of which are on ITV1.

 

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