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Welcome to What About Vietnam - A Travel Podcast with Kerry Newsome. If you have ever thought about Vietnam as a holiday destination, but unsure, well, this may be just the eye-opener you need to help you decide you must go. A cross between "Trip advisor and a blog" minus the 300+ pages of reading, this podcast aims to give you insights into Vietnam from years of traveling to and from, and as a travel manager. My objective is to give you the information the guide books don't,.... in an easy ...
 
Servicemembers from across the military, sharing their accounts of combat and survival. Hosted by sports talk radio host and Army veteran, Mark Zinno, this podcast brings you firsthand accounts of war, with a perspective you only get from someone who has lived through it. From WWII to Vietnam, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hear inspirational stories of service and resiliency from those who have fought on and off the battlefield!
 
You're here because you love travel. You know what, man? I get it. Maybe you're mid-travel right now on a bus in Vietnam or maybe you've just come back from Argentina and you miss the freedom? Either way, seasons 1-5 will give you stories from world travelers, complete with musical scores and interview sections. Season 6 is where I took you guys with me around every country in mainland Europe on my motorcycle (Gloria) Now we're onto Season 7: Backpack Digital. All things travel, minimalism a ...
 
Asia's standing in the world has changed and it is clear that where the focus was once on how quickly the region would rise, the reality is now all about how Asia will lead. In the Future of Asia Podcast, we invite leaders from across the region to discuss the power, agility and ambition of Asia and to shed light on what kind of leader Asia will be, and what this means for governments and businesses everywhere.
 
A native of Southern California now living in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam, Mark brings his unique personality while presenting real people and their stories. Sometimes Mark is animated and conversational. Other times he treads more lightly empowering the story teller to allow their stories to come through as a flow of memories. Either way, his shows are humorous, engaging, honest and often inspiring. Mark never really knows what's coming. That's where the fun begins. No script. No pre ...
 
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 ...
 
When protesters descended on the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in 1968, they came to peacefully protest racism, politics and the country’s involvement in Vietnam. But the whole world watched as the police beat and arrested protestors. The conflict became the spark that ignited a revolution, and the men who led the protests were put on trial--which came to be known as “the Trial of the Chicago 7.” From Wondery, the makers of American Scandal and American History Tellers, comes thi ...
 
Saigon, or Hồ Chí Minh City, is a busy, bustling, crazy and chaotic metropolis home to nearly 9 million people and over 7 million motorbikes. It is hot, dirty and noisy. Traditional and modern at the same time, and growing more so every day, it is also an extremely enjoyable place to live. Both Saigon and Vietnamese culture present a unique set of challenges for anyone to live in, whether you are a foreigner or Vietnamese. Seven Million Bikes talks to just some of the people that live here, ...
 
Will Covid-19 reshape the global economy or simply shrink it? What are nations doing to protect jobs and businesses from the fallout, and what will the long-term consequences be for labor markets, global supply chains and government finances? On Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders—the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management—we combine reports from Bloomberg journalists around the world and conve ...
 
Dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those who serve, Veterans and their families, Minnesota Military Radio brings you the latest news from Minnesota's proud military community including; the Minnesota National Guard, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon and the Minneapolis VA. Whether it's the latest on veterans' benefits, historic stories of service or how you can help our troops and their families, this is your best source to stay up to speed. Wit ...
 
Battlecast is the world’s foremost podcast about war and it’s sociopolitical impact. Each month Dr. Luke Wolf works to bring you an unfiltered understanding of the most important battles and wars of mankind’s history. The official motto of the show: “not left, not right: above,” provides a fresh look at the conventional understandings found in history books. So pull up a chair, grab a beer, and join the conversation.
 
Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.
 
Two opinionated and educated women contributing their ideas and opinions to the masses with the hope to provide entertaining perspective and to encourage you, the listener, to Have Your Own Orgasm. Disclaimer: The content of this podcast is of an adult nature and is not suitable for individuals under the age of 18. The views and opinions expressed in the podcasts are for ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY and do not reflect the official policy or position of any agency. The projections are intended ...
 
On TUWOG (The Unsullied with Oreka Godis) we have conversations with people of African descent, swap origin stories, cultural challenges, shifting belief systems, explore the vices and crutches that define us, recommended reading and recipes that shape (subjective) success. Recorded in Lagos, Nigeria, with each guest, we explicitly tuck into family and how ‘They F*** You Up (a la Oliver James) ambition, love, sex, drugs, social media, faith, money, power and lessons learned. We look from exp ...
 
Travel in Ten hosted by David Brodie is a ten minute window on some of the coolest places to visit around the world. From Hip Hotels to great restaurants, concerts, festivals and events we will be presenting audio tours, videocasts and soundscapes of interesting places around the globe. We hope you enjoy the podcast, please send any questions, comments or suggestions to travelin10@gmail.com - 890072 Our first series of podcasts focus on Tokyo, Japan but look for upcoming shows on many destin ...
 
Lee Ballinger is a combat veteran of Vietnam who came out of the steel mills in Ohio to forge a career as a writer. He has written four books and his work has appeared in publications ranging from the New York Times to the Village Voice, from Inside Sports to Rolling Stone. Ballinger is a certified welder and a voter for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can reach him at rockrap@aol.com or on Facebook.
 
Gary Gatehouse retired SPOOK (senior intelligence gather/operative) with over 30 years of service to his country, also served in Vietnam as an intelligence gather during the Vietnam war. A husband, father, grandfather and Patriot, Gary gathers intelligence from all open sources does analysis and reports to his listeners his findings on those issues that impact "WE THE PEOPLE Gary has been on internet radio since 2007, his original show was titled "Getting after Lefty" but since moving to Fre ...
 
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Episode 1880 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about an event recently held in Spearfish, South Dakota that honored their Vietnam Veterans. The featured story appeared in the Black Hills Pioneer and was titled: Thank you … Continue reading → The post Episode 1880 – Vietnam Vets honored in Spearfish appeared first on .…
 
On November 3, 1969 Richard M. Nixon addressed the nation in what would come to be known as “The Silent Majority Speech”. In 32 minutes, the president promoted his plan for a “Vietnamization” of the war and called upon “the great silent majority of my fellow Americans” to support his plan “to end the war in a way that we could win the peace”. Argui…
 
Vietnam is well known for its magnificent natural beauty, culture, great food and tropical climate. However, it is fast becoming better known to golfers for its unrivaled golfing experiences and locations. Part of that is due to the promotional work of Greg Norman - Vietnam Tourism Ambassador. With Norman’s global presence, vast background in golf,…
 
In early 1965, U.S. Naval Aviator Robert Shumaker was deployed to Vietnam. He said goodbye to his wife and newborn son, never imagining he wouldn't see them for another eight years. In this edition of "Veterans Chronicles," retired RDML Shumaker shares the gripping details of being shot down and badly injuring his back as he parachuted to the groun…
 
Chileans poured into the country's main squares on Sunday (October 25) night after voters gave a ringing endorsement to a plan to tear up the country's Pinochet-era constitution in favour of a new charter drafted by citizens. In Santiago's Plaza Italia, fireworks rose above a crowd of tens of thousands of jubilant people singing in unison as the wo…
 
In 1985, Greg Mack, a DJ working for Los Angeles radio station KDAY, played a song that sounded like nothing else on West Coast airwaves: Toddy Tee’s “The Batteram,” a hip hop track that reflected the experiences of a young man growing up in 1980s Compton. The song tells about the Los Angeles Police Department’s battering ram truck, an emblem of th…
 
In 1985, Greg Mack, a DJ working for Los Angeles radio station KDAY, played a song that sounded like nothing else on West Coast airwaves: Toddy Tee’s “The Batteram,” a hip hop track that reflected the experiences of a young man growing up in 1980s Compton. The song tells about the Los Angeles Police Department’s battering ram truck, an emblem of th…
 
Written from Neil Shister’s perspective as a journalist, student of American culture, and six-time participant in Burning Man, Radical Ritual: How Burning Man Changed the World (Counterpoint, 2019) presents the event as vitally, historically important. Shister contends that Burning Man is a significant player in the avant-garde, forging new social …
 
When Judith G. Coffin discovered a virtually unexplored treasure trove of letters to Simone de Beauvoir from Beauvoir's international readers, it inspired Coffin to explore the intimate bond between the famed author and her reading public. This correspondence, at the heart of Sex, Love, and Letters: Writing Simone de Beauvoir (Cornell UP, 2020), im…
 
Born around 1820, Augusta Browne was a pianist, organist, composer, music pedagogue, entrepreneur, music critic, and writer. In Augusta Browne: Composer and Woman of Letters in Nineteenth-Century America (University of Rochester Press, 2020), author Bonny Miller contextualizes the life and career of this remarkable woman who built a public career t…
 
Bowling for Communism: Urban Ingenuity at the End of East Germany (Cornell University Press, 2020) illuminates how civic life functioned in Leipzig, East Germany's second-largest city, on the eve of the 1989 revolution by exploring acts of urban ingenuity amid catastrophic urban decay. Andrew Demshuk profiles the creative activism of local communis…
 
People swimming at Sydney's world famous Bondi Beach had a close shave with several sharks. Drone footage showed dozens of people taking a morning dip and swimming past a large school of salmon, unaware that up to two sharks, believed to be Grey Nurses, were feeding on the fish nearby. A swimmer passed right over a shark at one point.…
 
Hundreds of people rallied in Taiwan's capital to call for China to release 12 Hongkongers arrested at sea by mainland authorities as part of a global campaign to support the pro-democracy movement in the financial hub. Many demonstrators wore black shirts, with some holding signs demanding "immediate release" for the 12 and others trampling over a…
 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said French president Emmanel Macron has 'lost his way' in a speech to supporters over the weekend. President Erdogan was speaking a day after he suggested President Macron needed mental health treatment because of his attitude to Islam and Muslims, which prompted France to recall its ambassador to Ankara.…
 
Iraqi security forces fired water cannon and tear gas at anti-government protesters on Sunday to prevent them crossing barricades on a bridge leading towards government buildings. The skirmishes came as hundreds of Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad and some southern cities to hold anti-government protests, marking a year since mass anti-governm…
 
A 12-year-old girl died from wounds sustained when gunmen stormed a school in the South West Region of Cameroon and opened fire on the children, taking the death toll to seven with 12 injured. The attack on the school, in the region where separatist insurgents have been battling government forces since 2017, has drawn widespread condemnation and is…
 
Police in Poland's capital Warsaw scuffled with protesters as demonstrations, which followed a ruling by the Constitutional Tribunal imposing a near-total ban on abortion, moved outside churches. Thousands of people protested during mass at Polish churches against a court ruling, with some spraying slogans on the buildings and others stringing up l…
 
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