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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 ...
 
Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.
 
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Travel Tales
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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.
 
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Travelogue Media
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inspire, be inspired
 
Bringing you stories of wonder and adventure, from world travel tales to digital nomad life to backpacker fun, Travel Stories Podcast seeks to inspire. From the seasoned adventurer to the wanderluster alike, travelers in over 170 countries tune into Travel Stories Podcast each week for inspirational stories and interviews.
 
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Let's Not Panic
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Have you ever dreamed about quitting your job, horrifying your family and road tripping for an indeterminate amount of time? Well, that’s exactly what we’re doing. Follow Maggie and Adam as we drive from San Francisco to Tierra Del Fuego, and all our panic attacks along the way.
 
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The Journey
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A podcast about the trip that changed everything. The Journey is an original podcast brought to you by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. It tells true tales of people whose lives have been transformed by travel. Host Jonathan Groubert meets extraordinary people all over the planet. Each episode revolves around a story in which a journey is the turning point. Travel along with the main characters to the icy plains of Alaska, the hectic streets of New Delhi or the dusty villages of Kenya.
 
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Hear how people of all ages enjoy a day at the baths in Budapest, where doctors commonly prescribe a relaxing day at the spa. Then learn about a sacred geothermal river located deep in Amazonian Peru: It's huge, deadly hot, and might contain clues to the origins of life on Earth. And get advice for enjoying the splendor of Padua, located just h ...…
 
Most people think of insects as pests to get rid of — but our survival may be intimately tied to them. The problem is: Insects are in decline. Find out how the Berlin Philharmonic is drawing attention to the issue, why insects don't live at the seaside, and what makes bugs so important in the first place.…
 
Today's guest is Daniel Pierson, the man behind travel site Bolt Collective. Bolt crafts custom group itineraries for its members, and Daniel shares what he's learned traveling around the world and why he wanted to create a different kind of tour company.
 
Friend of the show and father of the podcaster Orzbo calls in to share his essential elements of life: love, breath, water, stilling the mind and moving the body, and following your passions with your natural talents for the good of the world. We are all equal facets on the gem we commonly call God —Orzbo For more Orzbo listen to a previous epi ...…
 
Journalist and former diplomat Dave Seminara vividly describes the unusual sports and traditions you might encounter in the Basque Country. Then a Czech tour guide and a guidebook writer join us to share insights and tips for appreciating Prague's innovative and fascinating art and architecture — and we enjoy a mini-concert from the Prague Cast ...…
 
Hayden rambles about being in a Dyson AirVac, confidence, mindset, naked pirates & crossing the Turkish border. It's Friday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital Production & Development for Travel Stories Podcast by Pod ...…
 
We live on a planet of finite resources but our demand for new consumer products and technologies keeps growing. That's driving a race to extract materials from ever-more remote corners of the Earth – and beyond.
 
Join us as tour guides from Norway, Belgium, and Bulgaria share insider perspectives on their countries. Listen in as they describe the hot-button issues that animate their countrymen's conversations, and explain what makes their countries so special — and why so many residents of smaller nations often feel such big national pride. For more inf ...…
 
Ever more people in the world are living in urban areas. But how can we make our cities sustainable? From the dangers of air pollution to shrinking natural spaces and our carbon footprint in cities — it's high time for action.
 
Hayden answers listener questions, from relationship advice to location independence. It's Thursday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital Production & Development for Travel Stories Podcast by Podcast Masters…
 
We're baaaaaaaack! And it's been a hot minute. We talk about our most recent adventure, crimes against Shadow, and our dog the best dog in the world. Shadow faces her strangest injury. Adam doesn't understand Palm Springs. Taco finds a tortoise! Show Notes Adam and Maggie on Patreon Map of this leg of the journey Desert Tortoise on Wikipedia Th ...…
 
A New York Times travel writer shares tips for apps that can help you make the most of your next overseas trip, then a Seattle DJ describes how Iceland has exploded as a hotbed of creativity — and why he makes a point of visiting once a year. And a lifelong resident of the Dingle Peninsula makes a persuasive case that his home turf is the most ...…
 
Expecting this week’s show? We’re putting the finishing touches on it right now. In the meantime, have you taken a trip that changed everything, or know someone who would be perfect for the Journey? Let us know at podcast@klm.com. Our new episode is on its way and goes to one of the most remote places on earth. It’ll be worth the wait. See you ...…
 
Fertile land in Nigeria is being eaten up drought, fueling conflict between herdsmen who need what's left to graze their animals and farmers who need it for their crops. Meanwhile in East Africa, tensions are rising over who controls the waters of the Nile.
 
We're joined by Chad Uddstrom, the man behind the popular Instagram site @TheBroAbroad. Chad shares his Tales of how he went from just a regular hockey-loving kid from Pittsburgh to a celebrity in his adopted country of Paraguay. Also shares great South America travel tips.
 
Get tips from guidebook author Pauline Frommer on how to make the most of a New York City stopover, and hear how the city's High Line greenway has become one of its best places to stroll and people-watch. Then listen in as tour guides from Berlin share their recommendations for the most enjoyable special events taking place across Germany this ...…
 
It's time for a bit of spring cleaning, whether it's your summer wardrobe, the local beach – or even the air we breathe! From the heart of Europe to China – we're cleaning up our act.
 
Hayden rambles about: A new theory about life. And Conan the Barbarian. It's Thursday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital Production & Development for Travel Stories Podcast by Podcast Masters…
 
A bestselling author of a book on the Northwest Passage describes how the Inuit of Canada and Greenland are responding to modern challenges posed by changes to the Arctic environment. Then we delve with a filmmaker into the pre-Columbian world of the Incas, and ponder what untold stories the Andes Mountains may still hold. Plus, a well-traveled ...…
 
There’s bat appreciation day, international day for biodiversity and the day of endangered species – we’re great at naming days after our animals, but is it enough? Are we treating our biodiversity wisely, or failing them badly?
 
Alex Person is a young man of many talents: photographer, shoe designer, digital marketer, but most of all, traveler! Growing up in Franklin, TN, Alex didn't get too many opportunities to see the world. Man, has he ever made up for it!
 
Hayden rambles about: The last seven months on the road & instagram live. It's Thursday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital Production & Development for Travel Stories Podcast by Podcast Masters…
 
Vera van Rijn is her brother, Ries’, confidant. She experiences together with him how he enters into a relationship with Jean-Paul Gaultier and lives his life in the international world of fashion. But his jet-set life comes to a crashing halt with painful consequences for Vera. Please visit https://podcast.klm.com for more information on this ...…
 
Hear from two Roman tour guides about what to expect on a first-time trip to Italy, and how to make it the adventure of a lifetime. Then get a taste of life in France’s rural southwest as author David McAninch explains how spending the better part of a year in Gascony taught his American family to slow down and savor their time together. For mo ...…
 
This week, three stories from the African continent: In Rwanda, we explore the mountain gorilla's complex relationship with its human neighbors; in Kenya, we uncover the ugly side of the flower industry; and in the Congo Basin, we find out about how the world's second-largest tropical forest is under threat.…
 
Get recommendations from a language buff for learning a new tongue overseas, then listen in as an American expat explains why he's called Mexico City home for the past 25 years — and why the Mexican capital is becoming a magnet for many others from around the Americas. Plus, hear from the author of a new guidebook about fun ways to experience t ...…
 
Climate protection is on the agenda at talks in Bonn. But back home, who's really taking action? We visit a budding environmental movement in Poland's coal heartland and find out how an oil pipeline has pitched environmentalists against the Canadian president. Plus, solar power in Kenya and a cool solution to LA's urban heat problem.…
 
Jen Ruiz was a lawyer by training, who decided to start her own travel blog, and JenOnAJetPlane.com was born! Jen checks in from her home in Naples, FL to share her Tales of how she got started, writing books, finding love on the road, and more!
 
Hayden & his mom, Gail Faith, go through how she found her 60th birthday trip to Italy. It's Thursday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital Production & Development for Travel Stories Podcast by Podcast Masters…
 
Todd Leeloy works at a major corporation. While travelling to Argentina on business, he sees a beautiful woman walk past. She makes a strong impression on him that he cannot forget. She becomes his imaginary muse who whispers to him to quit his job and change his life. Read more about this story on https://podcast.klm.com…
 
Tour guides from Scotland recommend their favorite Caledonian experiences, from elegant Edinburgh to clan castles in the Highlands, and even budget getaways for backpackers. Then a pair of world travelers explain why they’ve settled down in Greece’s Nafplio, the picturesque Peloponnesian town that’s a getaway for big-city Athenians, a jumping-o ...…
 
Our planet is full of remote and risky places — and some people will do anything to protect them or unlock their secrets. From researchers uncovering hidden ecosystems in Antarctica to park rangers in Africa who risk their lives to defend wildlife, we take a journey to some of the harshest corners of the globe.…
 
Hayden & his mom, Gail Faith, answer listener questions! It's Thursday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital Production & Development for Travel Stories Podcast by Podcast Masters…
 
Hear about the variety of spectacular Alpine views any visitor can enjoy in and above Switzerland's Lauterbrunnen Valley, as descried by a tour guide who's mapped the region's hiking trails. Then listen in as author Terry Tempest Williams explains how she purchased oil leases near her home in the Utah desert — not to drill, but in hopes of comb ...…
 
What's happening to our birds? French songbirds are disappearing, Berlin's pigeons are thriving, and wetland birds all over the world are suffering from lead poisoning. As they say, what's good for the goose is good for the gander — and what's bad for the birds is definitely bad news for us humans.
 
Jason Cochran has been a travel authority and consumer expert for 20 years, starting in 1998 when, on a two-year round-the-world backpacking trip, he created one of the first regular travel blogs in the industry. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Frommers.com and co-host of the weekly Frommer Travel Show, broadcast on WABC out of New York City.…
 
Hayden rambles about: This being his least favourite episode, his parents, swiggz, punk rock, authority, wearing lipstick, freedom, & travel apps. It's Thursday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital 'How to Get Out of Yo ...…
 
Dina Kaplan worked in the White House under Bill Clinton, after which she began a flourishing start-up in New York. As successful as her life may seem, she suffers from serious anxiety. When she no longer dares to cross the street, she makes a drastic decision: to leave everything behind and go on a journey. Visit our website https://podcast.kl ...…
 
Learn about some of America's most interesting lighthouses to visit — or even slumber in. Then hear from an experienced pilot about why the view from a 747 never gets old. And listen in as we consider the longbow's influence on the balance of power in medieval Europe. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descripti ...…
 
From hurricanes in the Caribbean to drought in Africa and the Middle East —As our planet warms, extreme weather events are becoming ever more frequent and intense. But people around the world are learning to adapt to these disasters and make a new, greener start.
 
Hayden rambles about: Expletive correspondence, missing family, travel relationships, forming habits, the search for ALL, risk, confidence & introversion. It's Thursday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital Production & ...…
 
An expat living in Saigon describes the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City’s famous Bui Vien Street, and explains why this backpacker district has recently become a weekend destination for local families. Then tour guides from Spain share updates and travel tips for the land of tapas and toreadors. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - incl ...…
 
Hayden rambles about: Being retired, fake arses, driving in italy, a weaving masterclass, using our time on earth, culture vs freedom, wifi hotspots & life being a daring adventure. It's Friday (I know), we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagr ...…
 
From wine to maple syrup, some of our most-loved delicacies could be at risk from climate change if we don't act fast. Plus, the humble sandwich may not be as environmentally innocent as you think.
 
Direct from Sydney, Australia! Phil Sylvester of World Nomads checks in to talk about travel insurance: why you need it, why you don't, what is covers, and what were some of the strangest claims they've ever received. He also gives great Australia travel tips!
 
During an internship, Samba Schutte finds himself in a dusty little village deep in the heart of Kenya. Here he discovers his talent as a comedian. In his mud hut, he plots an ambitious plan: to make it big as a stand-up comedian in Hollywood. Check our website https://podcast.klm.com for more background information on this episode.…
 
Get acquainted with some of the most popular French and Italian saints, and learn why they remain important to their countrymen. Plus, actor David Suchet shares what he discovered while making a documentary about the life and times of St. Peter, and the first-century world he inhabited in Galilee. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves ...…
 
On this week's show, Colombia's impressive birdlife has survived civil war. Can it now help save the country's forests? Alien iguanas are invading the US state of Florida with dramatic results. Plus, why South-East Asia's longest river could be destroyed in just a few decades.
 
Hayden & Jackie ramble about: Technology, AirBnb, language learning, Sprenchtalianish, how The Budget Minded Traveler and Travel Stories Podcast have changed & authenticity. It's Thursday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe and celebrating two years of TSP & four years of BM ...…
 
Jeff Abbott is an independent journalist and photographer covering social movements and human rights in Mexico and Central America. His work has been featured in Truthout, The Progressive, Upsidedown World and many others. In this interview we talk about Honduran resistance to the Juan Orlando Hernandez regime, Berta Caceres and environmental a ...…
 
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