91.7 Ann Arbor/Detroit 104.1 Grand Rapids 91.3 Port Huron 89.7 Lansing 91.1 Flint
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
You can join Michigan Radio on-air hosts and reporters for fabulous vacation opportunities to exciting destinations. Through our partnership with select tour operators, you'll enjoy a unique trip, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Michigan Radio.When you travel with Michigan Radio, you’ll enjoy a personalized experience accompanied by one of our on-air hosts and carefully selected local guides. You’ll join other travelers who are full of curiosity, are interested in life-long learning…and share a love of public radio. If that sounds like you, learn more about our vacation opportunities below.

Flavors of Italy with Michigan Radio

Italy - Taste

This October, you can join Michigan Radio Executive Director and General Manager Steve Schram on a twelve-day tailor-made art, food and wine lover’s journey to “Bella Italia.” Walk in the footsteps of great Italian masters by visiting the very places they loved, lived and worked. Enjoy in-depth, private tours highlighting the origins of painting and sculpture in central Italy. Along the way, you’ll be introduced to the culinary arts and visit the producers of fine wines, delicious olive oils and mouth-watering cheeses.

This exclusive custom Michigan Radio journey will also include an entertaining cooking class, outings to colorful markets, Italy’s stunning Lake District, the towering hill towns of central Italy and ancient Rome.

Tour dates: October 2-13, 2022

The Trip At A Glance (12 days/11 nights)

2 nights on the shores of stunning Lake Maggiore
3 nights Parma/Bologna (Italy’s premiere food producing area)
3 nights in Montecatini, Tuscany
3 nights Rome, Province of Lazio

For pricing, a complete itinerary and to sign up for this trip, click here.

Note about COVID travel precautions:

As many international destinations have introduced vaccination requirements, all guests must provide proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 in order to participate. We will continue to review and update policies as restrictions are lifted or change.


Suzanne Belanger is a Marketing Associate at Michigan Radio, coordinating community and media partnerships, public relations, special events, and more. She started working in radio when she was 14 years old at her hometown station in Delphos, Ohio. Throughout her radio career, she’s worked at a number of stations in Ohio, Florida and Michigan.