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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 ...
 
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!
 
Every episode someone stops by Japan Station to talk about their connections to and interest in the fascinating place that is Japan. Host Tony Vega and his guests talk about things like Japanese pop culture, history, anime, manga, movies, music, video games, comedy, the impact of Japanese culture around the world, underground social movements, social issues in Japan, and much more. Episodes are released on the first of every month with bonus episodes occasionally being released on the 15th. ...
 
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.
 
Finally, a theme park pod that focuses on fun! Join comedian Mark Andrada, Disney Bounder Miriam Kenly and Disney Dad Christopher Bond, as they breakdown all the happenings in the Disney and Universal worlds, dream up new attractions and play ridiculous theme park trivia. It’s a hilarious theme park show for theme park fans. Get your nerd on and laugh your Mickey ears off with the We Like Theme Parks Podcast! Find us on Instagram @ instagram.com/welikethemeparks and online @ welikethemeparks.com
 
Avery Trufelman explores stories of people who tried to design a better world — and what happens when those designs don’t go according to plan. Season one, Utopian, is about the perpetual search for the perfect place. From Curbed and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
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
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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!
 
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
 
The Big Travel Podcast: Exploring Life-Stories Through Travel. Taking you on a journey of discovery, with a wonderfully diverse selection of characters, The Big Travel Podcast explores life-stories in travel; from childhoods with little money for much more than camping holidays to fabulous tales of exotic climes and incredible adventures. Politicians, Paralympians, famous faces from TV, radio, music, stage and screen, SAS soldiers, adventurers and ordinary people taking extraordinary journey ...
 
Long-form TED level conversations with top thinkers, founders and scientists on how advances in biotech & genomics, space travel, IoT, AI and other exponential tech converge to create our collective future and what we can do, from a research and policy perspective to shape the technology, trends and societal norms for a better world. If in-depth, unscripted conversations with the researchers, startups and future thinkers transforming our future in a Tim Ferriss meets Sam Harris, Kara Swisher ...
 
Q: What happens when people leave their regular routine and comfort zone and find themselves far from home, in foreign places and cultures unknown to them? A: Life. Changing. Stories. Each week, 22.33 delivers stories of people finding their way in new surroundings. With a combination of travel tales, innovation, empathy, and even survival at times, 22.33 delivers unforgettable first-person stories from people whose lives were changed by international exchange. New episodes are released ever ...
 
Are you getting ready for a trip to Paris? Provence? Normandy? On this podcast we have conversations about France: we share trip reports, 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. And because this show has been around for a while, we also had time to share language tips, every-day life in France, and tips for those who are considering moving ...
 
I'm a road warrior who has spent the last 18+ years traveling the Southeast. Eating great food, drinking wonderful beer and listening to amazing stories. Website - http://hypeamerica.com/channel/travel/back-and-gone-again/ IG - https://www.instagram.com/swfrick/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/SWF E-mail - travelfrick@gmail.com
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
For die-hard Disney World fans, learning about the latest updates, refurbishments, and rumors surrounding the parks and resorts is a serious hobby! Each Tuesday, join Kate, a certified Disney travel agent, and Patrick, her husband, as they sift through the hottest news clips swirling around the “most magical place on Earth.” Need tips for your return trip? Going for the first time and need a plan of attack? Then, this is the podcast for you!
 
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 ...
 
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 Drew 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 hist ...
 
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 ...
 
Travel, at its best, changes the way we see the world. Join us each week as we dig into stories from people who took a trip—and came home transformed. Though COVID-19 has stalled many travel plans, Travel Tales by AFAR is your ticket to the world—no passport required. You can find more information at afar.com/traveltales.
 
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Get inspired to fly-fish in some of the world's most beautiful waters; hear what challenges people overcome every day in the countries that border the Indian Ocean; and get ready to enjoy yourself in convivial Copenhagen. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit w…
 
Today I bring you a conversation with Cindy McBrayer about Le Chambon-sur-Lignon a place of refuge. During WW2 this small town and neighboring villages became a heaven for Jewish children who were on the run from the Germans and from French authorities who collaborated with them. Would you like to be a recipe tester for Annie's cookbook? Email her!…
 
TheTravelCamel’s Shane Dallas joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal the advantages of visiting less popular, less-touristed destinations. Off-the-beaten-path places typically offer more authentic local experiences and are more affordable. Also, just because a place is unfamiliar, don’t assume that it’s dangerous, says Shane, who advises people to expl…
 
Robin Hood is back on the road and ready to make some quick cash, so of course, he's going to go undercover as a beggar an infiltrate a secret society. Meanwhile Little John poured himself into a friar costume to hit on strangers. The creature is an iron-toothed rat who will eat your books. -- Sponsors: Simplisafe: Check out http://simplisafe.com/l…
 
From his beginnings in a remote English valley, Alexander of Hales went on to field theological questions for three straight days at the University of Paris. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols surveys the history of the medieval scholar who would become known as "The Irrefutable Teacher." Read the transcript: https:…
 
Pam, Rikki and Mike are here answering your great questions! Today's topics include to rent a car or use Disney transportation with little kids here in the fall of 2020, planning that first two hours of your day at Disney's Hollywood Studios to maximize your time, dining options around the theme parks that are currently open, and much more! We hope…
 
Lawrie from Scotland, a Karate practioner, joins Ben and Burke on the podcast to talk about martial arts. We talk about Karate, wrestling, Judo, Brazilian Jujitsu, Japanese Jujitsu, Kendo, what got the guys into martial arts, Lawrie doing Karate as a kid in Scotland, Burke wrestling in the US, Burke meeting Royce Gracie as a college freshman, Lawri…
 
Welcome to episode 1 of season 7 of the BBC Countryfile Magazine plodcast – and meet the honey buzzards in a secret forest in South Wales. Honey buzzards are scarce summer migrants to the UK – a bird of prey that feeds mainly on wasps. Here Fergus Collins joins an expedition led by ornithologist Steve Roberts to locate a honey buzzard nest and ring…
 
This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo, and Spud Hilton are joined by this week’s guest: Jen Campbell Boles is the owner and Chief Exploration […] The post Take a Schoolcation – This Week in Travel #267 appeared first on Amateur Traveler. Related posts: Spud Hilton in “Flying Sharks” – This Week in Travel Episo…
 
Join me for a walk around a little slice of deep Spain, right on Madrid’s doorstep. Located on the Tagus-Jarama river basin, Chinchón is just 45km from Madrid but worlds apart. Although it has grown beyond its village confines, visiting its antique heart is like stepping back into a charming, ramshackle past. Surrounded by vineyards and olive grove…
 
Ashwin Seetharaman is molecular genetics and cell/developmental researcher at the University of Toronto focused on understanding life at its most fundamental level.[spreaker type=player resource="episode_id=41172522" width="100%" height="80px" theme="light" playlist="false" playlist-continuous="false" autoplay="false" live-autoplay="false" chapters…
 
Yes. It took a while.... But it's finally here! The Villains League Final!!! Mad Mark Andrada and his brute squad of ne'er do wells, The Monstars Inc. Laugh Floor, put it all on the line when they lock evil demon horns with the maniacal Marty Adams, and his creepy crew, The Judge Doom Buggies! And which Disney Baddies will be getting nasty with the…
 
We are headed to Ohio today with Listener Andrea! We discuss her trip this time last year to Copper Creek Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort! We hear how they took a multi-generational trip with some first-timers! We discuss touring all four theme parks, great meals on the Deluxe Disney Dining Plan, making light sabers and droids in Galaxy'…
 
It's a catching up episode and the DisGeek crew talks about all kinds of stuff. Including Disneyland! Plus we talk about how we are getting our Disney fix while Disneyland is closed. News Hong Kong Disneyland to reopen Sept. 25th Disneyland cancels hotel reservations through October 3 Disneyland cancels Candlelight due to COVID Star Wars Trading Po…
 
Returning to the same place over and over again is not something most visitors do, but my guest today, Carl Carlson, has been to Sancerre many times. He and his wife Christine are from Hawaii, but have been going back to Sancerre for at least a couple of weeks almost every year since 2004. We've talked about Sancerre before on the podcast because t…
 
Smell. One of the five senses. Yet, perhaps one you take for granted until you have a cold? When you lose your sense of smell, you suddenly realise what an impact it has on your day to day life. It is crucial to the taste of food, reminds you of certain places and people, and it can even inform you of danger. Today’s guest is Dr. Alex Rhys-Taylor, …
 
Hear about travel to the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia in Italy as the Amateur Traveler talks to Audrey and Manlio from TravelsWithAudrey.com about Manlio’s home region. Audrey says, “I would probably […] The post Travel to Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy – Episode 723 appeared first on Amateur Traveler. Related posts: Travel to Northern Italy (Mant…
 
Tom MacLean is a travel expert and travel entrepreneur who has been a professional in the travel industry for 20 years. Tom is also a world traveler and extremely passionate about travel and like all of us who love travel is dying to get on a plane and explore the world. Tom gives us his opinion as an industry expert on the current travel landscape…
 
Susan Van Allen’s book 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go is out in its 10th anniversary edition. Susan joins Paul and Elizabeth to celebrate Italy’s artistic and culinary wonders and to share some wonderful things to do in the country in autumn. Fall means grape and olive harvests – learn how you can participate. Now’s a great time to plan …
 
TheTravelCamel’s Shane Dallas joins Paul and Elizabeth to extol the wonders of North Africa. Visit Egypt, one of the cradles of Western civilization – a country that embodies the word “awe,” says Shane, and Tunisia, where the original Star Wars was filmed. Take your time when visiting these places and get to know the gracious people who live there.…
 
Mike, Pam, and Rikki are here to play some "Would you rather?" to get the weekend started! From low crowds/short wait times vs. having fireworks and parades, to fall treats vs. holiday treats, to a Tower - Theme Park View room at the Contemporary vs. a Yacht Club room in December, we have some tough Disney choices! Many more situations are discusse…
 
Earl Spencer, best-selling author and historian, has a superb talent for bringing history to life. His new book, The White Ship, explores England’s worst ever maritime and royal disaster, a tragedy that changed the course of European history forever. From childhood trips to an unknown Ibiza, friskings at the iron curtain-era Russian border to cover…
 
This week on the show we are joined by Cameron Seagle and Natasha Alden from The World Pursuit! After traveling full time for almost four years across six continents and 85 countries, Cam and Natasha decided to base themselves in the Canadian Rockies. Now they travel half the year and explore the mountains for the other half, documenting it all on …
 
On this episode of the We Like Theme Parks Podcast, we kick things off with our first impressions of the brand new Beauty and the Beast attraction that recently soft opened at Tokyo Disneyland. We'll also get you updated on all the news from Hong Kong Dinseyland, as they are set to re-open and show the world their brand new castle! And finally we a…
 
Chartres Cathedral and its magnificent stained glass represent perhaps the greatest achievement of the High Gothic. Its story is linked to that of Blanche of Castile, one of France's most powerful queens, and her son Louis IX, later Saint Louis. In this episode, we talk architecture, stained glass, and the use of color with listener and medieval st…
 
Happy Thursday, everyone! Today we have this past Sunday's Live Call-in Show! Today's show features Mr. Mike Bankhead, captain of the Be Our Guest Lizards! We talk all things runDisney, training, guesses for Marathon Weekend, and much more! We also hear from Bob and Alfred with quick updated on recent and current vacations! We hope you enjoy today'…
 
As Pete's on holiday, Chris has been joined by Sharla in Japan! Get in touch at abroadinjapanpodcast@gmail.com with your questions for Sharla and she'll answer some of them on Sunday! Please do review us on Apple Podcasts - it makes a heck of a difference! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Not every grounded nomad has been willing or able to stay put, sign a longer-term lease somewhere, or otherwise take a break from their nomadic lifestyle to wait out the pandemic. Eager to get back to their low-cost lifestyle as housesitters, Eden and her husband were able to take on a last-minute sit in Hawaii after their extended sit in Egypt thi…
 
Last week was my first real business trip since March. I was filled with anxiety because I had no idea if my dress clothes would still fit. Listen to find out if they did. Thanks for listening. Leave a message on Anchor, or shoot me an email at TravelFrick Check us out on the web at HypeAmerica or Instagram --- Send in a voice message: https://anch…
 
Today's episode is a solo show. It's the first of two parts where I''ll use the ABCs as a roadmap for enjoying New Orleans. You'll hear interesting stories, history and facts about New Orleans through the lens of the alphabet. I thought this would be a fun challenge for me and a different way of generating ideas about things to do and New Orleans h…
 
We are witnessing a rise of professing atheists and practical atheism in the 21st century. Where did all this unbelief come from? On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols outlines the development of atheistic thinking in the modern world. Read the transcript: https://www.5minutesinchurchhistory.com/history-of-atheism/ A d…
 
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