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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.
 
Bringing you stories of wonder and adventure, from world travel tales to digital nomad life to backpacker fun, Travel Stories Podcast seeks to inspire.
 
inspire, be inspired
 
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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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Sounds of the Trail
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a lotta talkin' about walkin'
 
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An Athenian theater director discusses drama's role as a building block of civil society since ancient times, and recommends some Greek destinations that are especially fascinating for the theatrically inclined. Then an English lit expert from Cambridge explains how the works of Shakespeare have been embraced in East Africa. And a radio DJ tell ...…
 
When it comes to a world limit for global warming, 1.5 is the new 2 degrees. If temperatures continue to rise, we may lose our coral, food, alpine snow and beer, among many other things. We zoom in on these issues and ask how we can prevent huge lifestyle changes — and find out how technology can help us.…
 
Worldwide and celestial traveler Sarah Haywood spreads some love with Tales from Burning Man, pursuing her art wherever it takes her, and life on the hemp front lines.
 
Hayden rambles about: Travel music suggestions from listeners! It's Thursday, it's time to chat with Hayden. List of songs in order: (Spoiler alert) Judah and the Lion: Suit and Jacket Brant Bjork: Biker No. 2 Mansun: Wide Open Space Bully: Milkman Tsunami Bomb: Dawn on a Funeral Day NOFX: Lori Meyers War on Drugs: Red Eyes Chuck Ragan: Nomad b ...…
 
If you go to Kasa Kiwi’s rooftop bar on the first Friday of the month you can enjoy an hour of free beer or wine while listening to beats skillfully delivered by DJ Dizam. In early September that’s exactly what I did. We talked about her favorite musical genres, how not to approach a dj, and her idea of a perfect gig: My ideal gig is when no on ...…
 
A transcontinental pilot discusses the marvels of jet travel, then Australian actor Marta Dusseldorp describes her favorite Down Under destinations, and shares insights she's gained from starring in a TV series about the postwar 1950s. Plus, tour guides from Berlin explain the German love of a good sausage, at any time of year…and any time of d ...…
 
Plastic — are we addicted? We look at our relationship with plastic pollution — and in the spirit of recycling, we're highlighting some best-ofs from previous coverage and looking at plastic-free living, reloaded.
 
Alison Teal is neither Naked nor Afraid! Dubbed "The Female Indiana Jones", the Hawaii native first gained notoriety by appearing on the Discovery TV show Naked and Afraid, and her survival instincts, great attitude, and world traveling experience led to more TV opportunities. She now hosts and produces her own travel series, while championing ...…
 
The author of "Living Abroad in Japan" offers tips for making yourself feel at home in Japan, no matter how long your visit. Then Rick talks to tour guides from England about scenic filming locations you can visit in Britain. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - ...…
 
Our food choices affect the environment around us, but just how much? From Scandinavia to Somalia, we explore different diets around the world and take a closer look at how what we eat impacts the environment — and how the environment influences what we eat.
 
She's back! Five years after her first visit, travel host/producer and Croatia TV star Ashley Colburn returns to fill us in on all her travels around the world, and what it's like being a new homeowner in Croatia!
 
Hayden rambles about: England, relationships, Harry Hill, how people write articles, The Hayden Lee Show & doesn't go on about UFC. It's Thursday, it's time to chat with Hayden. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital
 
OoooH we love it when you have sick stories, they say, give us more poop stories they say. First of all, how dare you, and secondly FINE. We talk Ireland, including some beautiful cliffs, great food, and also like, the sickest Maggie has ever been in her whole life. Show Notes Adam and Maggie on Patreon The Drunk Safari Podcast Let's Not Panic ...…
 
Today is International Podcast Day, and to celebrate I’d like to share my current top ten podcasts and give you a quick tutorial on how you can share yours using the PocketCasts app for mobiles. First, my top ten (in no particular order): Spooked. From WNYC and Snap Judgement this is a really great seasonal, spooky podcasts running through Holl ...…
 
Filmmaker and documentary photographer Phil Borges explains what's behind his remarkable photos of people in different traditional societies of central Asia. Then portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz lets us in on how she documents the worlds of her famous subjects, and shares stories of the road trips that've brought her closer to great Ameri ...…
 
What happens when our water is contaminated, and who protects it? We meet the people cleaning our beaches, protecting our drinking water, and studying why there's not enough - or sometimes too much water.
 
It's Thursday, and Hayden has completed his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on Instagram: @backpackdigital
 
Author and artist Elizabeth Murray tells how her life was changed by working in painter Claude Monet's gardens outside Paris. Then Irish tour guides take us to the scenic highlights of the popular Ring of Kerry peninsula. And nature writer Gary Ferguson reveals how cultivating a relationship with the natural world helps us better understand lif ...…
 
Preventing mining pollution in Brazil, wind power finally taking off in Lebanon, and harvesting water from volcanic steam in Kenya. We take a look at development, progress and innovation by looking closer at the elements.
 
Yogi, organic eater, actor, TV host, travel expert and creator of the lifestyle blog The Traveling Fig, Chelsea Gilson is in the house!
 
Three tour guides from Berlin suggest sights to see and experiences to enjoy in Germany's vibrant, changing capital. And as Bavarians prepare to host this year's Oktoberfest, a tour guide from Munich joins us to explain why beer gardens are so important to their culture. Then two guides from Italy walk us through the typical Italian's daily vis ...…
 
We’re meat-bagging it up, with a stay at a foofy Scottish resort that fully looks like Downton Abbey, and some time by the Lochs and in Oban. Adam is pretty high on golf— will it be enough for him to actually use his clubs at home? PROBABLY NOT. Maggie eats her body weight in seafood. We make friends with a Harris Hawk. Show Notes Adam and Magg ...…
 
On this week's show, we join treetop activists in Germany's Hambach Forest as they fight to save the land from being mined for brown coal, we venture into the woods of Bavaria with volunteers helping to keep Germany's green lung healthy and we discover how residents in the UK have kept fracking at bay. Plus, we visit a group of students in Ugan ...…
 
Roman tour guide Francesca Caruso recommends places to explore in the Eternal City that give you a particularly vivid feel for its centuries of history. Then historian Michael Wood describes how China's updated infrastructure makes it easy to reach his favorite sights in this fascinating country. And author Fred Plotkin discusses how you can ea ...…
 
People who grow our food face challenges around the world. We take a tour, from organic farms in Brexit Britain to cattle ranches in the KwaZulu Natal, via Senegal's nascent chemical-free farming movement and a mental-health crisis among farmers in rural France.
 
We are happy to welcome Nick Robinson to Travel Tales! Nick is a native of South Africa who has lived on the Algarve Coast of Portugal for nearly 20 years, runs a stand-up paddle boarding business, and is the creator of the website/podcast AlgarveAddicts.com.
 
Hayden rambles about: Bad days, german roads, Sean Connery, & figuring out what to do with your life. 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
 
New season of the Travelogue Media podcast coming in October! Follow #traveloguemedia for the latest updates. Walk tall, live free! Music: 4AM Instrumental {Wildabeast} by 6th Sense is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License. Donate! Connect: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Soundcloud Thanks for listening to the Tr ...…
 
Listen in as tour guides from Scotland let us in on their favorite experiences on the magical Isle of Skye. Then hear what it's like to kayak the length of both the Mississippi River and New York's waterways, from Buffalo to the Statue of Liberty. And join in on an audio Moondance along Belfast's "Van Morrison Trail," which connects the spots m ...…
 
Hayden rambles about: Adventure, Star Wars, Melbourne, women on mobility scooters & mindset. 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
 
We are drowning in plastic! It pollutes our oceans, beaches, rivers and forests. Let's talk solutions. We meet "trash heroes" in Indonesia's Bali who are trying to do away with plastic. The East African country of Kenya was so fed up with its plastic waste, it imposed a ban on plastic bags one year ago. We check in to see how they are faring. A ...…
 
Jet lag is real, and so is this new episode. Don't worry, Taco is safe and sound in Berkeley, but Maggie and Adam are in Scotland! Also, likely safe and sound. One must assume. We talk delicious foods, aimless wandering, excellent museums and also Maggie's NEAR PERFECT copiloting skills. Show Notes Adam and Maggie on Patreon The Drunk Safari Po ...…
 
In what was the beginning of the packaged tour, find out how middle class Victorian-era tourists from England enjoyed the Swiss Alps. Examine the emotional benefits of travel that last well after you return home. Plus, a painter shares how going on an artist's safari has deepened his love of African wildlife. For more information on Travel with ...…
 
Thanks to the invention of pesticides, fresh foods can be imported from every corner of the world, available everywhere at anytime. But this comes at a price: Overuse of pesticides in agriculture can seriously damage our environment — and our health.
 
Hayden rambles about: Travel songs, hostel friends, making the perfect hostel, travel food, work days & fibre. 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
 
Hear author Teresa Bruce describe how she retraced a poignant family road trip all the way down the Pan-American highway. Then listen in as we weigh the value of souvenirs with travel writer Rolf Potts, who shares insights on the origins of the travel-gift industry. And reminisce with fellow listeners who’ve called in to share the travel memori ...…
 
Apes are humans' closest relatives, but these creatures are increasingly endangered. From Asia to Africa, human activity threatens their existence. But not all hope is lost.
 
Hayden rambles about: Beetles, the Belarus border, 'real' travel, eating maggots, microphones, confidence and 'frames'. 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
 
Hear how Crete offers travelers a uniquely fascinating Greek island experience. Then travel writer Mark Adams describes his 3,000-mile voyage along the coasts of Alaska in the path of the Harriman Expedition of 1899. And a Dutch biologist explains how urban evolution around the world is happening faster than we used to think. For more informati ...…
 
Without water, there is no life. Water conservationist Rajendra Singh is bringing dead streams back to life in India. Thousands of dead fish have turned up in the Rhine River in Switzerland — fish are vulnerable to high temperatures as their environment heats up. And, an entrepreneur wants to drag icebergs all the way to South Africa!…
 
Rock violinist Katei is of Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese descent, and grew up in Australia. He survived a massive Tokyo earthquake and went from Sydney street busker to performing worldwide.
 
Tim Neville discusses why you'd enjoy vacationing in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region. Travel writer Stephanie Rosenbloom explores the advantages of traveling solo and how to do it without feeling all alone. And tour guides from the Balkans recommend their favorite places to explore along the coast of Croatia. For more informati ...…
 
Hayden rambles about: Airports, New York, RyanAir, cancelled flights, his travel playlist, building sites, 'real life', being broke while traveling, travel books, kara & nate, & carbon footprints. It's Friday, we're checking in with Hayden and his nomadic motorcycle journey through every country in mainland Europe. Resources: Follow Hayden on I ...…
 
Just how many visitors are too many? The Greek island of Santorini struggles with tourism numbers it can't handle. How long until rising sea levels have completely destroyed Kenya's historic sites along its coast? And how hot is too hot? Glaciers in New Zealand have receded so much it's actually become too dangerous to hike all the way to the top.…
 
British tour guides discuss their favorite overlooked cities to visit, beyond London. Plus, we learn what guides from the Cumbrian Lake District and the Cotswolds love about living in rural England, including recommendations for connecting with the regions' sometimes-eccentric folk culture and its literary giants. For more information on Travel ...…
 
It's hot out there. The heat wave sweeping across the northern hemisphere this week has farmers worried, especially where the high temperatures are combined with drought. We look at how farmers around the world are protecting their livestock and crops as the global temperature creeps ever higher.
 
Magician Joseph Reohm takes some time between cruise ship performances to share Tales of performing around the world.
 
Kathleen Winter tells us what her voyage into the Northwest Passage taught her about the world. Richard Grant left the bustle of Manhattan to buy an old farmhouse in the Mississippi Delta. Plus, listeners share tales of memorable stories from the people they've met overseas. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode de ...…
 
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