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A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on www.rickst ...
 
Discover what everyday life in Japan is REALLY like! Weekly podcast episodes with half-Japanese/half-American Burke (18 years in Japan) and Ben from England (13 years in Japan), based in Hokkaido, and their guests sharing experiences on dating, marriage, working at Japanese companies, teaching at all education levels, traditions, martial arts, the struggles of life here, and the reasons why Japan is truly an amazing place to be living!
 
In this podcast, we'll visit 200 Wonders of the World, from the Pyramids to the Great Barrier Reef, to tell the story of our people, our civilization, and our planet. My name is Caroline Vahrenkamp, and I'm a travel junkie. The world is filled with amazing places that reflect the greatest achievements of human accomplishment. In these uncertain times, understanding our great shared history may help to bridge the divides between us. And if not, it will be a fun ride anyway! We'll discuss the ...
 
Far East Travels-Inspired by Rick Steves, Lonely Planet, Anthony Bourdain and National Geographic.-Informative, enlightening, entertaining. Let John Saboe take you on journeys filled with spiritual celebrations and rituals, ancient festivals thrilling wildlife safaris, trekking and climbing quests and a vast array of food cultures. Learn about cultural differences, village life, urban exploration, street food, history and architecture in places like Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, India, Kor ...
 
One lifetime is too short to visit everywhere and meet everyone. That's why we love books with a strong sense of place — they let us travel the world in our imagination. In each episode of our podcast, we explore one destination and talk about what makes that place different from everywhere else on earth. Then we recommend five books that took us to that place on the page. We're on a trip around the globe, one great read at a time. Please join us!
 
An audio guide to the world’s strange, incredible, and wondrous places. Co-founder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters explore a new wonder every day, Monday through Thursday. In under 15 minutes, they’ll take you to an incredible place, and along the way, you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Our theme and end credit music is composed by Sam Tyndall.
 
We’re Amanda & Ryan and we’re the hosts of The World Wanderers podcast. We’re a traveling couple originally from Alberta, Canada with a love of exploring the world, eating great food (mostly Mexican food, if we’re being honest), learning new languages, and meeting new people. The World Wanderers podcast is a travel diary of our adventures since we started traveling together in 2011. We take you with us as we travel through Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia & New Zealand as 22-year old budget ...
 
Nomadtopia Radio features interviews with people all over the world who have created their ideal lifestyle through location independence, long-term travel, living abroad, and more. Guests run the gamut from serial expats to slow travelers, digital nomads, location-independent entrepreneurs escaping winter, families traveling overland (and homeschooling!), solo backpackers and road-trippers... you name it. Their stories highlight all the different ways to explore the world, live and work on y ...
 
Michelle and Jayne are the Disney Dream Girls and they are your guides to the place where dreams begin. Whether it is Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris or The Disneyland Resort they aim to entertain and inform with fun features, planning tips, park history, guests interviews and reviews. If you want a show that enthuses about the fabulous food and amazing attractions of the US and European Disney theme parks, then this podcast is for you!
 
Rough Translation is a podcast about cultural mistranslations and what we can learn from them. Usually, we're heading to far off places to bring you stories that hit close to home. This spring, with the help NPR's Veterans Correspondent Quil Lawrence, we're taking on a cultural divide that's closer to home. One many Americans might not know is there.
 
We believe Northern Ireland has a better story to tell — one that goes beyond bombs, bullets and a sunken ship. You are part of this story. With 180+ conversations featuring some of the incredible people who call this place home, our weekly show gives you the chance to get away from the clickbait and connect with the amazing things happening on your doorstep. Previous guests include NASA Scientists, Billion-Dollar CEOs, 91-year-old parkrunners, teenaged entrepreneurs, Oscar-winning directors ...
 
The National Trust Podcast takes you on an audio adventure through some of the UK’s greatest landscapes, walks, gardens, homes and collections. You’ll uncover the hidden stories, learn about the fascinating characters and meet the wonderful people that make all our places so special. New episodes are released every two weeks. To learn more about audio programmes from the National Trust go to http://nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts
 
An immersive travel and culture documentary podcast where Peabody award-winning public radio journalist Scott Gurian reports fascinating stories from faraway places and makes you feel like you’re really there! On past episodes, he’s road tripped 18,000 mi. (29,000 km) from the UK to Mongolia and back, visited Iran as an American tourist, wandered through abandoned buildings in Chernobyl, and participated in a hallucinogenic healing ceremony in Peru. Learn more and view bonus content at farfr ...
 
Bay Curious is a show about your questions – and the adventures you find when you go looking for the answers. Join host Olivia Allen-Price to explore all aspects of the San Francisco Bay Area – from the debate over "Frisco", to the dinosaurs that once roamed California, to the causes of homelessness. Whether you lived here your whole life, or just arrived, Bay Curious will deepen your understanding of this place you call home.
 
Explore the British countryside and delve into the big rural issues with the team at BBC Countryfile Magazine. Follow us on walks into beautiful places and meet fascinating people. Please subscribe! To find out more about the British countryside, visit www.countryfile.com Subscribe to the print version of BBC Countryfile Magazine at https://www.buysubscriptions.com/print/bbc-countryfile-magazine-subscription
 
Join Dan and Janice as they talk travel, dream big, and set out on a new adventure in their 27' Airstream trailer, Evangeline. Out for 64 days on the road this summer with their 13-year-old, 3-year-old, and dog, they're exploring the American Southwest while navigating through life's challenges along the way. Listen weekly and come along for the ride!
 
You want to go see the world? The Indie Travel Podcast serves as an online home to backpackers, expats, digital nomads and career breakers. We continue to find interesting stories from people on the road, amazing opportunities to fund people’s travels, and practical advice from every continent in the world. Recorded and produced by full-time travellers, not desk-jockeys.
 
The Travel Diaries is a weekly interview series where entertainment and travel journalist Holly Rubenstein chats to a special guest about their adventures around the world, and the travel experiences and destinations that have shaped their lives. Be transported to exotic and far flung places as Holly and her diverse range of famous guests take you on a journey through the seven chapters of their life's travel diaries, from their earliest childhood travel memory and the first place they fell ...
 
Planning a trip to France? Join Us in France is the podcast for you! On this podcast we have conversations about our trips to France, chat with tour guides, share tips on French culture, the basics of French history, explain how to be savvy traveler in France and share our love of French food, wine and destinations in France. You won’t want to miss out on all these great conversations about one of the most beautiful countries on earth! Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode. And if you'r ...
 
Welcome to Critical Role, where a bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors sit around and play Dungeons & Dragons! Join Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer and an all-star cast of world-class performers each week as they travel through imaginary realms for more adventure than you can shake a magic staff at. Need a deeper dive? Be sure to catch Talks Machina with Brian W. Foster, the official Critical Role companion show, right here on Critical Role.
 
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
The Travelers is a weekly show about the inward journey of travel. Episodes explore themes such as curiosity, creativity, career, possibility, clarity, awe, wonder, space, and time. Nathaniel Boyle is an explorer of travel, storyteller, speaker, and the founder of Holocene, a community for creative people seeking to use travel to change or reclaim their life. Whether you're heading out or struggling to find your place in the world, this is a show about all of us, the Travelers.
 
Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, ...
 
If you love to travel then this is the podcast for you. Join our team of travel-loving experts as they give you some amazing insights and ideas about some of the newest and best places to go. PLUS, we'll be giving you a regular roundup of what's trending, places to avoid, the top travel news and some great travel tips you may never have thought about. Plus in each episode we will: * Look at the latest travel trends * Discuss what's new in travel * Help you find the very best deals Check out ...
 
This weekly podcast provides an informal and informative look at church history. Join us each week as we take a brief break from the present to go exploring the past. Travel back in time as we look at the people, events, and even the places that have shaped the story of Christianity. Each episode offers an easily digestible glimpse of how the eternal, unchangeable God has worked in the church over prior generations and how this can encourage us today. This is our story—our family history.
 
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Between Lezlie Bishop and her son, actor Stephen Bishop, we cover the realities of traveling as a person of color around the world, from the Jim Crow era to the George Floyd reckoning. -- Lezlie and Lea remember the indignities of Jim Crow in the U.S. south. Lezlie tells of when she was the only black student on a field trip to Jackson, Mississippi…
 
One Hundred Percent with Marcus Lemonis is a little bit of a masterclass, a cocktail party and a Sunday drive all wrapped up into 30 minutes with an audience invited to listen in. Marcus values family, community, character and ethics and helps small business owners who need his guidance and investment. His process is very personal and provides valu…
 
After he began preaching, Thomas Brooks wrote a book to remind us of the devices of Satan--and the "precious remedies" God has given us to combat them. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols takes a look at the next Puritan book we should bring to the beach. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/t…
 
In this two-part series, we venture towards frozen graves tied to an infamous Arctic expedition. We follow two groups of adventurers, separated by more than 170 years, and play witness to the disasters that befell them all. Read More in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/graves-of-beechey-island See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i…
 
A story from the Brothers Grimm about an evil king and a bad penny of a kid who's apparently unkillable. Oh, and prophesied to marry his daughter. The creature is a squirrel who wants to surprise you and shove psychotropic substances up your nose. -- Links! Left-handed candle: https://myths.link/lefties Twitter: https://myths.link/twitter Store: ht…
 
Pam, Rikki, and Mike are here answering your listener questions. We discuss getting a Savannah View room at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort for about the same price as as Family Suite at Disney's Art of Animation Resort, thoughts on soft openings before October 1, 2021, feedback from listeners as to more "benchmarks" on when we are really "bac…
 
Jim Davidson is, to say the very least, resilient. The geologist/climber survived an avalanche and a fall into a crevasse, and later survived an earthquake while climbing Mt. Everest. He eventually summited the world's highest mountain! His best-selling book is The Next Everest. -- Jim shares a surprising story of what influenced him as a child to …
 
Take a springtime wander up a Peak District valley called William Clough in the company of angler and naturalist Andrew Griffiths. Meet some of the aquatic residents as Andrew tries his hand at stream dipping and hear tales of battles over access on nearby Kinder Scout. Plus, the delightful songs of skylarks, meadow pipits and curlew See acast.com/…
 
It’s all well and good to talk abstractly about morality and justice, but at some point you have to sit down and figure out what to do about people who break the rules. In our modern legal system, mostly that involves incarceration, especially for so-called “street crimes.” Here in the US, we’ve taken that strategy to extremes, leading the world in…
 
Connie Hunter-Jamison is a partner at StudioStereo, a multi-disciplinary design firm based in East Belfast which she co-founded with her late husband Craig in 2008. Some of her clients include: Madlug Van Morrision Belfast Whiskey Club And many, many more… From hot chocolate start-ups to multi-million-pound tech companies, Connie’s day-to-day is sp…
 
Today we are staying here in the St. Louis metro area to speak with Listener Rob about his trip to Saratoga Springs Resort over Memorial Day Weekend! We hear about his thoughts on the newly-refurbished villas, brunch at House of Blues in Disney Springs, fun times in the theme parks and pools with his family , and even some Disney golf! We hope you …
 
About the Show: On this episode of the podcast we get to chat with Chase from SLCFoodie instagram account. We get to find out his story. We find out what the motivation was for Chase with starting up the SLCFoodie instagram account and some different opportunities doing the instagram account has provided. We of course find out what Chase loves abou…
 
In this episode, Bri joins Chris to discuss the 2010 special of Rick Steves' Europe, "Andalucía: The Best of Southern Spain." Join Us! Join our Facebook Group: Rick Steves Over Brunch Podcast Listeners. Get exclusive mini-episodes on Our Patreon Account For more, find us: Chris Mitchell Find him at travelingmitch, Ultimate Ontario, & His Writer's P…
 
In this podcast episode Annie Sargent, Patricia Perry and Elyse Rivin discuss the new normal in Paris in the summer and fall of 2021 now that the Covid-19 is almost in the rear-view mirror. We're back in Paris after staying away for 18 months and it's so good to be back! #joinusinfrance #paris Full show notes for this episode are here: https://join…
 
Welcome to this week's Disney Dream Girls Podcast, where Michelle and Jayne chat through some fun Disney news and features. We hope this show offers you a small piece of escapism and entertainment but, as always, please feel free to reach out to us via our social media channels. We hope you enjoy our chatter and invite you to give your opinions on …
 
Hear about travel to the western part of the Republic of Georgia as the Amateur Traveler talks to Emily Lush from wander-lush.org about the country she now calls home. Emily says, “There’s […] The post Travel to Western Georgia (the country) – Episode 759 appeared first on Amateur Traveler. Related posts: Travel to Republic of Georgia – Episode 541…
 
Set free from its cradled bowl, the smoke from the bargeman's pipe rose straight, into the sky. Lighter than air, the burning vapours knew all-too-well where they wanted to go. Up! And so up they went. Unravelling coils of wisdom, racing towards one small window of blue in the vast ashen sky. Not in your lifetime, nor mine, the bargeman confided be…
 
Destination professionals from Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana teamed up to put together an epic 8-day itinerary that's full of history, attractions, amazing food and more. Stevie has already broken down this itinerary state by state, but now he's putting it all together. Join the adventure from Grapevine to New Orleans as we dive into Cowboys, India…
 
Today’s episode is a Q&A show where I answer 17 questions from listeners like you! As always, today’s questions cover a wide range of topics like, "Which end of Canal St is the foot?" "As things return towards normal, has there been one “aha” moment or experience this year where you felt that New Orleans joy?”…
 
Welcome to Sound Escapes from BBC Countryfile Magazine – your chance to relax to soundtracks of glorious nature wherever you are and whatever you are doing. In this episode, we're beside a sleepy lake deep in the Brecon Beacons. Wind rustles through the golden reedbed as reed warblers sing their charming songs. Image from Getty. See acast.com/priva…
 
Today Mike, Pam, and Rikki have a discussion about how far we have come since June 2020 when it comes to Walt Disney World. We then discuss what experience returning will be our indicator of the fact that we are finally "back" at Walt Disney World. We also discuss ways the parks and resorts have changed this past year for the better and what we hop…
 
After learning why a midday stop at the public market is always a good idea in Turkey, get an insider's look at how the tour industry is rebuilding itself as Rick and the head of Perillo Tours compare notes on what the road to normalcy looks like for their companies. And New York Times travel writer Tariro Mzezewa examines what "inclusivity" really…
 
We are chatting to one of our regular columnists today, Ben Zabulis, who I’ve interviewed in the past about his decision to retire to Hong Kong. Now, lots has been happening in the world since our last chat, so I’m really keen to check in with him and hear his perspective, and also find out how he and his partner keep themselves well and healthy as…
 
This week on the podcast we are joined by Mack Lawrence from the Sweaty Traveler! Mack is a fellow traveler, digital nomad, and podcast host who keeps it real while she's traveling abroad. In this episode, we talk about how Mack got started with her digital nomad adventure, why she was inspired to create The Sweaty Traveler, and why it's so importa…
 
Most Bay Area residents know about the long established Chinatowns in San Francisco and Oakland, but did you know that San Jose used to have a Chinatown? In fact, it’s had FIVE throughout its history. Why isn’t there a Chinatown in San Jose today? Additional Reading: San Jose Had 5 Chinatowns. Why Did They Vanish The Fairmont Hotel Was Built on the…
 
Probably the most ambition announcement of reopening to international tourism in Southeast Asia was made by Thai Prime Minister Prayut this week when he said Thailand will reopen all of it's borders in 120 days. The Phuket "Sandbox" opening for July 1st is still set to go and Bali has confirmed it will open July 1st but to limited tourists, mainly …
 
Поздравляем студентов!!! (Greetings Students!!!) Welcome to this episode of The Professor Travel. In this week's episode, we are joined by our Visiting Professor Ishaan Gokhale (Wanderer Ishaan) as he takes us through a once in a lifetime train journey on The Trans-Siberian Railway. Join us as we start the journey from the eastern city of Vladivost…
 
In this episode, Janice Horton - otherwise known as The Backpacking Housewife - shares her top reasons to marry or to renew your wedding vows in Scotland and looks at romantic Scottish venues for both modern and traditional Scottish weddings. Janice says: "Wedding fever is once again in the Scottish air with the Scottish Tourism Alliance enthusiast…
 
A 30-foot tall mural on the side of a house in West Oakland is teaching an often left out part of the history of the Black Panther Party-- the women who fueled the movement. Read more in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/black-lives-matter-murals. Learn more about this project and sign up for a tour of the mini-museum here: http://Ww…
 
We're back in the story of the Monkey King and the Journey to the West. After picking up Sandy, the sand monster and final member of their party, the guys haven't seen a soul for two months. All that will change with a mysterious stop in the forest. The creature is the Wilser dragon, where the only thing more dangerous than fighting it...is killing…
 
In his book All Things for Good, Thomas Watson calls us to love and trust in the Lord whose ways are above our ways. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols looks at the final parts of Watson's book and the important doctrines they uncover. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/watson-again/ Throug…
 
Pam, Rikki, and Mike are here answering your listener questions. We discuss what we think the crowds for the Boo Bash might look like and also give our ideas on the best parties to attend, changing theme park reservations, and much more! We hope you enjoy today's show! Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com. Thank you so much for you…
 
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