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Best Travel podcasts we could find (updated August 2020)
Best Travel podcasts we could find
Updated August 2020
Updated August 2020
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Condé Nast Traveler editors Lale Arikoglu and Meredith Carey dissect the realities of traveling as a woman today, high-fiving all those shaking things up in food, hospitality, adventure, and travel journalism, and celebrating all the reasons why we refuse to stay home.
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 ...
Countryside magazine featuring the people and wildlife that shape the landscape of the British Isles
Fun, funny and wise: Flight of Fancy with Ben Groundwater is an exploration of all things travel, for those with a thirst for seeing the world.
What’s the most sure-fire way to get a flight upgrade? How can you find the best, secret local restaurants by asking just one question? What's the first thing you should do when you get into a hotel room? On Travel Genius, we'll give you those answers—and plenty more—as hosts Nikki Ekstein and Mark Ellwood quiz the world’s most experienced globetrotters for their tried-and-true travel hacks.
Independent filmmaker Chris Broad brings you his multi-award winning YouTube channel Abroad In Japan in podcast form. Aided by broadcaster Pete Donaldson, they bring you a taste of life in the most unique country in the world, from great cuisine to capsule hotels, current events and tips on how to spend your time there.
The EPOP Travel Podcast is hosted by Travis Sherry, a serial entrepreneur & world traveler. Known as "Rick Steves for the new generation", this podcast will teach you everything you need to know to travel more & spend less. From interviews with some of the world's most famous travel names, like Chris Guillebeau, Bruce Poon Tip, AJ Jacobs & others to specific travel advice on how to use frequent flyer miles, score cheap hotels, pack like a pro, & travel on a budget, this show does it all.
Why and how people live in earth's most isolated and extreme settlements. Season 2 starts in late September 2019. A Wendover Productions podcast: http://WendoverProductions.com
The Thoughtful Travel Podcast with Amanda Kendle is a show for travel lovers. Each episode is packed with travel stories from fellow travel addicts on topics like using foreign languages, meeting the locals, getting lost and what we learn from our travels.
Discover Iceland’s language, history, culture, & nature
Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from old Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing.
Clare Balding joins notable and interesting people for a walk through the countryside
All about the RV Lifestyle – News, Tips, Trip and camping reports and ideas
Explore our national parks — their history, their people, and their stories.
Two guys podcasting about the obscure side of Japan you haven't heard about but probably should.
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.
Unusual and fascinating places alongside the deeper aspects of travel
A celebration of the landscapes, culture, heritage and people of Cumbria and the Lake District.
Comedian and TV host Mike Siegel sits down for a lighthearted chat with his friends: comedians, actors, writers producers, and travel professionals, about the joys and and nightmares of travel.
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
Take a profound and distant journey. Call it Deep Travel, Immersive Travel, Slow Travel, or Vagabonding. Francis Tapon guides you to the intersection of travel, technology, and transformation. The podcast will compel you to go beyond your comfort zone.
On each episode of Far From Home, host Scott Gurian ventures off the beaten path to far-flung parts of the planet like Iran, Chernobyl, and Mongolia, meeting fascinating people, and telling interesting stories along the way.
The podcast show all about Spain – culture, travel, lifestyle, work, special guests and much more!
A show about theme parks hosted by three childless men in their thirties. Strap in as Mike Carlson, Jason Sheridan and Scott Gairdner share the WAY-too-many things they know about Disney, Universal, and beyond. Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network.
Doug Parker gives weekly cruise news, ship reviews, money saving tips, answers your travel questions, and helps you make the most of your cruise vacation.
Welcome to Talking Tourism, your go-to resource to learn the ins and outs of running a tourism business in today’s changing world.
Making Expat Life Large
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!
Discussions on theme park attractions of the past, present, and future
BecomeNomad is a podcast explaining the nomadic lifestyle. Whether you are a digital nomad on the road, or thinking about changing your current life to becoming a nomad, we aim to supply you with insights and resources to make you a better and more balanced long term traveler and nomad.
Adventure, hidden secrets, cultural discovery, as well as how to get to, and enjoy Japan from near or far. A podcast for everyone. Weekly podcast-exclusive topics, as well as going in-depth on topics covered on the Tokyo Lens YouTube Channel (YouTube.com/TokyoLens). !!!WARNING!!! This podcast is a 100% unfiltered, nearly-unedited, rable-a-thon where we get distracted, go off topic, and just enjoy a great time getting lost in thought together! You've been warned (^_-) Welcome to the Tokyo Len ...
The Tropical MBA Podcast aims to show you the inside story of the people who are building "micro-multinational" businesses while they travel the world. We are interested in entrepreneurship, travel, internationalization, and personal freedom. Join 1,000's of listeners from all around the world, every Thursday morning.
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
A look into the curious world bridging Japan and the USA.
A guide to moving to Latin America, finding work, and settling in.
Outside Write is a blog dedicated to football travel, culture and history. In this podcast we discuss travel tips for watching football abroad, discuss football history, sociology and review books.
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Eight countries. Three and a half thousand miles. One intrepid reporter. Join Ash Bhardwaj as he travels Europe's long-contested border with Russia.
Better understand the business of travel.
This is a narrative travel podcast about a solo female backpacker who interviews strangers she meets while backpacking. Stories of adventure traveling like National Geographic, interview style like Fresh Air, and diverse/alternative storytelling like This American Life and Snap Judgement.
This is an informational show that discusses how to be prepared while traveling on the road in an RV.
The Earful Tower is a weekly podcast all about Paris, hosted by Australian expat Oliver Gee. With a huge variety of guests - from cooks and comedians to TV hosts and tour guides - this show will transport you to the City of Lights and make you feel like you've met the characters that make it shine.
This fascinating travel podcast explores the world in a meaningful way as writer Daniel Scheffler (New York Times, Condé Nast, Wall Street Journal) takes a carefree and open approach to travel. Covering a variety of purposeful topics, each episode focuses on a specific theme framed as a travel commandment to guide listeners when traveling, regardless of wealth or comfort level. Everywhere reinvents the journey and invites you to open your mind and experience some humanity.
A Travel Show for Everyday People...
The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and the best places to travel to. It covers everything from knowing what to put on your Chicago dog when you go to the Windy City to swimming with whales in Tonga.
The Frequent Traveler's Podcast. The voice of the frequent traveler -- more about the journey than the destination
In early April, we were both struggling to focus and looking for an escape from a shut-down world, so we turned to the National Book Foundation's Lisa Lucas and author and Books Are Magic owner Emma Straub for some reading recs. Now, exactly 99 days later, Lisa is back, this time with podcast regular and Riverhead Books publisher Jynne Dilling Mart…
Is the digital nomad lifestyle calling out to you? Do you want to get the inside tips, tricks, and methods to make sure you are a successful digital nomad? Check out today's episode as we are talking about the full-time travel lifestyle and the different perspectives that come from it. I am very happy to have on my friend Johannes Voelkner from The…
Joining me today is someone who has hitchhiked across oceans, who started off on a 5 year around the world journey with only $50 in his pocket and came home with a wife, and who is a fellow twin, Christopher Schacht, author of Around the World on $50 Bucks. This episode was recorded pre-COVID-19. Check out all the links discussed on the show notes …
Seeing animals when we travel is high on many people's must-do lists - but are we doing it responsibly? Responsible animal tourism is one of those areas I'm constantly learning more about: for example, I still remember the moment, perhaps six or seven years ago, when I first learnt about why we shouldn't ride elephants (and if you're not sure, list…
We welcome Alan McDougall back onto the podcast to discuss his new book, which looks at the socio-political history of football. He examines the role of migration, race, gender, and much more.
Hear about travel to Penang, Malaysia as the Amateur Traveler talks to Ruth about the city she called home for about a year.
Let's examine the term "Digital Nomad" - the flaws it carries and the confusion it may have actually brought about. And then, let's see why a new term might actually bring us closer to what this lifestyle is really all about.
Meet the first woman — and youngest contestant — to win the world's longest endurance horse race across the wilds of Mongolia. Explore the beauty of Iceland on a day trip from the capital, Reykjavík. And hear what the pandemic lockdown has been like for Rick's friends in Belgium and Switzerland. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - inc…
On today's podcast, we are sharing some personal updates, as well as three specific updates about our core businesses. We are also announcing that for the first time in nearly five years, we are hiring a Community Facilitator for our private membership group The Dynamite Circle. Later on in the episode, we'll be exploring the idea of the moment in …
Taking a shot of wellness and a side of Italy with yoga instructor Jenny Geyser.
This week in the RV Podcast, we hear what RV travel during COVID is like.RVers from across North America candidly share their experiences, what was open, what was closed, how welcome they were, and what it’s like trying to do the RV Lifestyle in these challenging times. This week in our interview of the week segment we turned to our RV Lifestyle so…
Although our American passports give us all equal access to the world, we don't come back with the same experiences. In light of the Black Lives Matter protests and shifts, we talk to travelers of color who share their stories about being a person of color abroad. We discuss common frustrations and how to be a good ally at home and onboard. Feature…
On todays show, Ben and Burke discuss the Go To Travel campaign that the government has introduced to encourage domestic travel and help boost local businesses due to the Corona virus pandemic. The Japanese government will provide subsidies of up to 50 percent on costs for hotels, transportations, restaurants, shopping, and tourist attractions with…
Today, we passed a grim milestone: 650,000 COVID-19 deaths worldwide. I advise you to watch this on YouTube so you can see the graphs and other visuals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7TSueZPF_I I predicted 1.5 million deaths. You can get the latest Coronavirus data at John Hopkins. I compare the 650,000 coronavirus deaths with annual worldwide i…
On the Sunday, July 26th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, Southwest says they will block middle seats through October; there will be no camel or ostrich races in Virginia City this year; and beware of the bears in Lassen National Park. In our Smarter Traveler segment, tips on doing laundry on the road. Not an exciting subject, but if…
Traveling Mitch is, a bit unexpectedly, really called Christopher Mitchell. He's lived in the center of the world: Istanbul. For centuries, Istanbul was the world's biggest city. It was the center of the Old World. Today, it's still the 3rd most populous city and straddles two continents. Traveling Mitch and I also discuss: Ataturk - The Modern Fou…
HAL is committed to being your reliable, responsive and easy-to-work-with partner. When your clients experience Holland America Line’s enriching journeys enjoyed in classic style, they create mutual customers for life. As part of this commitment, HAL has set up a dedicated sales leadership group — each member with an experienced team ready to suppo…
At Skift's recent Travel’s Path Forward: Online Travel event, Skift Executive Editor Dennis Schaal interviewed Kayak and OpenTable CEO Steve Hafner about the state of travel metasearch, restaurant bookings, and what digital discovery and booking looks like during and after a pandemic. To participate in more events like this, visit https://forum.ski…
The word Kosovo brings to mind images of the Balkan War — a place of blood — but Elizabeth Gowing talks about it as a place of sweetness, a place of honey with wonderful food, welcoming people and a complex patchwork of religion that manages to get along together in a tiny country. She also explains how her unexpected move to Kosovo led to her love…
Experiences on my first post-lockdown flight; Hertz's new cleaning program; reviewing my new pair of Bose headphones, wonder when business travel will returnBy Mark Peacock
The killers of Berta Caceres had every reason to believe they’d get away with murder. More than 100 other environmental activists in Honduras had been killed in the previous five years, yet almost no one had been punished for the crimes. Bloomberg’s Blood River follows a four-year quest to find her killers – a twisting trail that leads into the cou…
I didn't know half of this stuff existed~ And I have honestly stopped keeping track of the things I have learned from Emma over the years. Today on the At Home Show by Norm Nakamura and the Tokyo Lens Podcast, we are sitting down with Emma from Tokidoki Traveller! All About Emma: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAKZ2vtm_-hfqeCGTNNbZqA Twi…