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An audio guide to the world’s strange, incredible, and wondrous places. Co-founder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters explore a new wonder every day, Monday through Thursday. In under 15 minutes, they’ll take you to an incredible place, and along the way, you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Our theme and end credit music is composed by Sam Tyndall.
 
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 ...
 
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Dan Sinker and Janice Dillard

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Join Dan and Janice as they talk travel, dream big, and set out on a new adventure in their 27' Airstream trailer, Evangeline. Out for 50 days on the road this summer with their 17-year-old, 7-year-old, and dog, they're heading out to the Pacific Northwest while navigating through life's challenges along the way. Listen daily and come along for the ride!
 
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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The world's greatest adventurers tell their best story from the road. Each episode is cut documentary style and set to music and cinematic effects to create an immersive storytelling experience. 'Best travel podcasts 2020'- The Guardian, 'Thrilling Stuff'-Sunday Times, 'Ear Candy for Listeners' - Washington Post
 
Stories of Scotland is an award-winning Scottish history podcast. Join hosts Jenny and Annie as they unravel the rich tapestry of Scotland’s culture, nature and heritage. Prepared to climb into caves, cairns and chaos, Jenny and Annie travel around Scotland and investigate how stories of the past can help us make sense of modern life. Stories of Scotland celebrates Scottish history through traditional storytelling, archival research, museum objects and wandering in nature. It is recorded in ...
 
Looking for a podcast on Japan's mysterious culture? Try listening to Bram Stoker Award Finalist and Clarion West 2015 Graduate Thersa Matsuura's Uncanny Japan Podcast and experience all that is weird about Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks—and not found anywhere else!
 
Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala is a journey across the globe in search of the world's most surprising and imaginative ideas. It's not a travel show, exactly. It's a deep dive into the ideas that shape a particular spot on the map, brought to you by local journalists and creators. Weave through the streets of Bangkok with a motorcycle midwife. Time-travel with dinosaurs behind a hardware store in New Jersey. Meet a guy who dresses up as a luchador to protect citizens from traffic in Mexico ...
 
Interested in France? Let us be your ears and eyes on the ground. Hosts Sarah Elzas and Alison Hird introduce you to the people who make France what it is, and who want to change it - to give you a fuller picture of this country at the heart of Europe. Spotlight on France is a podcast, in English, from Radio France International, out Thursdays.
 
Since the 1957 publication of Arthur Frommer's seminal Europe on $5 a Day, the Frommer guidebooks have been America's most trusted travel source. This podcast, hosted by Arthur's daughter, and business partner, Pauline Frommer, gives listeners the low down on what's happening in the world of travel today. Expect guest appearances by some of the biggest names in travel today, including Arthur Frommer, Jason Cochran, travel journalists from the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other pu ...
 
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!
 
Life’s A Beach sees Alan giving Judith Chalmers and Michael Palin a run for their money as he invites a famous guest each week to discuss their favourite places in the world. Bursting with anecdotes, laidback chat and laugh out loud travel tales - if this podcast was a suitcase you’d have to sit on it. “My Life’s A Beach podcast is the escapism we ALL need right now. I sat down and chatted with some of my famous friends about everything travel. From caravanning in Rhyl to private jetting to ...
 
Exploring the evolving identity of the American West. Produced by Wyoming Public Media and PRX, The Modern West takes you on a sound-rich journey into some of America's most iconic landscapes. Guided by host Melodie Edwards' personal connection to the region, it's an unflinching look at the American West--its problematic history, its modern-day struggles and resilience, and how its present and future are being shaped.
 
ADVPodcasts. A video podcast dedicated to bringing you China current events, and breaking them down for you, hosted by 2 guys that lived in China for over a decade. In fact, the hosts, Winston and Matt, were the first YouTubers in China. Join ADVPodcasts every week, for a detailed view on what is happening in China.
 
This award-winning podcast features Monday, Wednesday, and Friday shows that focus on Disney resorts, theme parks, attractions, restaurants, dining, runDisney, vacation tips and much more. Join hosts Mike Rahlmann, Rikki Niblett, and Pam Forrester and take a fun and family-friendly dive into the world of Disney vacation planning.
 
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We take a look at the local parks we went to growing up in California, Illinois, and New Jersey! Red (The Red Robin Bird) episode up at The Second Gate: Patreon.com/PodcastTheRide WATCH THIS EPISODE: https://youtu.be/QFn7Ow0z2DM FOLLOW PODCAST: THE RIDE: https://twitter.com/PodcastTheRide https://www.instagram.com/podcasttheride BUY PODCAST: THE RI…
 
Mike, Scott, and Rikki are here again today for more fun Disney talk to ease you into the weekend! First, Scott gives a preview of his Walt Disney World trip that starts tomorrow, including some hard-ticket events (three of them!) he will be attending, where he is staying, ADRs that he will be enjoying, and an unusual way to get to Walt Disney Worl…
 
How long should you stay at Walt Disney World? That is the question of the day. What are the advantages of a short trip or a long trip? We talk about that and much more with special guest Jen Upton, Destination Specialist with TouringPlans. You can follow her on Instagram or on Facebook and contact her at jen@TouringPlans.com Book a trip today by v…
 
Alex and Anthony join us this week to discuss their second sailing aboard the Disney Wonder, this time to Alaska. These two Disney Cruise Line fans were engaged aboard the Disney Wonder the first time they sailed on her, so they wanted to get back onboard as soon as they could. We hear all about pre-planning for their trip to Alaska, spending time …
 
Another summer special, where we look back on what has been called the world's first green hydrogen production plant. And a first-hand account of gay conversion therapy, which has since become a crime in France. Spotlight on France is a podcast from Radio France International. Find us on rfienglish.com, iTunes (link here), Spotify (link here), Goog…
 
Join Jack, Geoff, & BK as they climb atop a winged mountain banshee for a breathtaking Avatar Flight of Passage ride in Animal Kingdom at Disney World. Join the Discord: Join the Discord! https://discord.gg/6MU6jQ6Chm Check Out The Ride Through Here: https://youtu.be/cWfcqOxdOQA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
If Out There isn’t already on your radar, it should be. It’s an award-winning show that uses stories about the outdoors to help you make sense of your life and your world. Just like the Modern West, Out There gets up close and personal, but at the same time, each of its episodes invites you to think big, exploring deeper questions that matter to al…
 
The Bean needs to move over—there’s a new art movement in Chicago, and it’s led by artists who are completely reimagining how residents think about the spaces around them. From an artist who turned abandoned homes into art by painting them in colors rooted in Black culture, to another who used a multimedia exhibit to examine segregation by connecti…
 
Every Sunday, there’s a binational church service at Friendship Park, which straddles the U.S.-Mexico border. We sent two reporters to attend the church service — one on the U.S. side and one in Mexico — to learn more about how changes to the U.S. border have affected the park and the community. Learn more about The Border Church: https://www.frien…
 
This is the Live Call-in Show from this past Sunday night, August 7, 2022! Mike & Scott are here taking your calls for the next hour! Today we discuss changes to Genie Plus that we think most guests will be pleased with, do a "quick preview" of Scott's trip next week to Walt Disney World, take some calls with a review of the new Villas at Disney's …
 
Nora Dunn sold everything in 2006 and went traveling, turning her dream of culturally immersive, long-term sustainable travel into a reality. But of course, it hasn’t been an easy ride over the years! We talk about finding home bases in different places around the world — and why Peru was particularly memorable, how ‘slow travel’ makes long-term di…
 
Nikki walks us through her covid on holidays experience. Would you/could you send packages to a transit hotel? What are the rules? Do all hotels let you do it or are some hotels going to charge you for the privilege? We discuss. Would you/could you set up a contract with your partner on how many times you’ll be heading to your home country (particu…
 
It's time to tell the truth about RV solar and lithium batteries. Not that they aren't great to have. It's just that too many RVers have been talked into getting solar/lithium packages by unreasonable claims by RV salespeople who just don't understand the limits of the technology.Let me be very clear: We've been using RV solar and lithium batteries…
 
On the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park, in an opening in the piney forest, stands a fire lookout built in the 1930s. The Shadow Mountain Lookout is the only lookout remaining in the park. During a recent visit to Rocky Mountain, I followed the 5-mile-long trail to the lookout, where I ran into Barbara and John Varian and discussed both th…
 
Mike, Scott, and Rikki are here today answering your awesome Listener Questions! First, we each give a suggestion as to the one retro song we would add to Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, discuss thoughts on if the Wine & Dine Half-Marathon Post Race party is worth the ticket purchase, talk about transportation options from MCO to Walt Disne…
 
Follow acclaimed travel writer Nick Hunt on a journey to walk Europe’s outlands – a piece of arctic tundra in Scotland, a primeval forest in Poland, a desert in Spain, the vast grasslands of the Hungarian steppe. These are outlandish places; wild, remote and untamed; places that shouldn’t exist, but they do. Like portals in our imagination, these a…
 
Where's the HHN news? We try and give the low down on what is going on this year, plus, with Back To The Future hitting Broadway next year, what else should Universal bring to the stage? https://www.patreon.com/thatpodcasts if you want to support That Disney Parks Podcast, That Disneyland Paris Podcast and That Universal Podcast and get access to e…
 
Have you ever wondered if you have the skills to survive on a desert island? On today’s show, I am joined by Tom Williams, owner of Desert Island Survival, to get the scoop on exactly what it takes to be self-reliant in a desolate location. Whether you’re a business owner or an avid adventurer you will not want to miss this episode. Tom shares how …
 
Andy and the boys are in Nantucket working on their new album; all whilst sweating the sin out of their pores. HOT. Gerlach shares his opinions. CLASSIC. And on the Interview Hour we got multi-instrumentalist, phenom singer, and all-around artful human: Celisse! She leads Andy on an insane trip around her life story. Take a risk on something new. J…
 
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1168 SUN, AUG 07 (08-07-22): #1- ANNOUNCING MY WEEK LONG LATIN AMERICAN EXPAT “INSIDER” SEMINAR FOR THE FALL OF 2022: The next scheduled event will be in the Dominican Republic, scheduled for late October or early November 2022. Stay tuned for exact dates. To reserve a spot on the “Early Bird” discount list, just sen…
 
ANNOUNCING MY WEEK LONG LATIN AMERICAN EXPAT “INSIDER” SEMINAR FOR THE FALL OF 2022: The next scheduled event will be in the Dominican Republic, scheduled for late October or early November 2022. Stay tuned for exact dates. To reserve a spot on the “Early Bird” discount list, just send an email to Johnny at www.theexpatfiles@gmail.com #1- ATTENTION…
 
Alex joins me on this minisode to discuss his thoughts about the new Edge Club aboard the Disney Wish (there is an Edge Club on every Disney Ship). We cover his over all thoughts on the Disney Wish, and then turn our focus to the Edge, the club for kids ages 11-14. Alex discusses why Ice Breakers are still important to attend on the first night, hi…
 
This week we reveal the story of the giraffe that walked to Paris in 1827 and made everyone go bananas. This story, especially the bit about Parisians going berserk for giraffes, is the subject of our new children's book: Grace the Giraffe in Paris. A bit of background: The giraffe walked from Marseille to Paris in 1827, a gift to the King Charles …
 
We are headed to Houston, Texas today to speak with Listener Amanda about her trip with extended family to Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort back in February! Hear how they made the most of 3 days at Walt Disney World! We talk about planning with 10 people in the travel party, arrival and time at Disney Springs, multiple days at the Ma…
 
Climate change is materializing in various ways across the National Park System. Houses have been falling into the Atlantic at Cape Hatteras National Seashore as a result of sea level rise and shifting of the barrier island, wildfires have been raging through Sequoia, Yosemite, and Lassen Volcanic national parks, just to name three units impacted b…
 
It's the last day in Saint Vrain State Park, and it turns out both Janice and Dan are going to miss these beautiful sites. But most of the day was spent up in Lyons, catching the last chance to play pinball at the incredible pinball place, and of course dinner and ice cream at the Lyons Dairy Bar. Which, it turns out, was a real scene tonight: it h…
 
Listen Now On the Sunday, August 7th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines has welcomed its first mother-daughter pilot team. The Department of Transportation is FINALLY ready to help you get refunds and performance from airlines, but they are putting part of the refund responsibility on the wrong people…travel agents/a…
 
My own kid is twelve years old now, and thanks to the pandemic had spent more than two years without a trip outside his home state of Western Australia. I wish it could have been otherwise, but what excited me no end on our recent trip to New South Wales was that all this time without travel hadn't blunted his enthusiasm for it - quite the opposite…
 
Rick checks in with Dylan Thuras from Atlas Obscura to discuss a few of their favorite small, sometimes eccentric museums around the world. Then author Peter Fiennes describes some of the real sites where Greek myths were set, and how they can speak to us today. And two historian tour guides share some of their top reasons to visit the Peloponnese,…
 
Our four family’s are back from sailing aboard the beautiful Disney Wish, on a four night sailing out of Port Canaveral. The Disney Wish is a beautiful new ship, and definitely has many new changes to its design, flow of people, and experiences, then the previous four. We do our best to give your our thoughts on the ship, and tips to navigate it to…
 
In this very short episode, we get curious about what you think about The Library of Lost Time. We'd like to know how to make a better podcast for you. More book reviews? More Distraction of the Week? Should Mel and Dave just talk about cakes and cats? Let us know! We currently have a survey at: https://strongsenseofplace.com/survey It would mean t…
 
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