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The year is 1838. The scene is the dense Honduran forest along the Copán River. Two men, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, are about to rediscover Mayan civilization. Their guide, slashing through the rampant growth with his machete, leads them to a stone column, fourteen feet high, sculptured on the front with a portrait of a man, “solemn, stern and well fitted to excite terror,” covered on the sides with hieroglyphics, and with workmanship “equal to the finest monuments of the ...
 
The year is 1838. The scene is the dense Honduran forest along the Copán River. Two men, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, are about to rediscover Mayan civilization. Their guide, slashing through the rampant growth with his machete, leads them to a structure with steps up the side, shaped like a pyramid. Next they see a stone column, fourteen feet high, sculptured on the front with a portrait of a man, “solemn, stern and well fitted to excite terror,” covered on the sides with h ...
 
Podcast en el que se abordan temas vinculados con el Derecho y las nuevas tecnologías de la información y comunicación y la manera en que inciden en la vida de la sociedad. Podcast de contenido académico derivado del proyecto de línea de Investigación sobre "Derecho y Nuevas Tecnologías" desarrollado en la Universidad Marista de Mérida, Yucatán, México. Autor: Abogado Jorge Carlos Estrada Avilés. Universidad Marista de Mérida, Yucatán, México. jestrada@marista.edu.mx
 
Gil and Gene, a married couple, are in their fifties and dreaming of the future. They have many ideas of how they will fill their retirement days. They just don't know where in the world they will spend them. Join them each week as they explore a new potential retirement location. On each podcast, Gil and Gene chat with retirees who describe life in their adopted city. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us and/or follow us!Email: gg@retirethere.com. Twitter: @RetireThere_ ...
 
An original podcast brought to you by the graduate students of the Department of Anthropology at The Ohio State University. Join us once as we explore the human experience! We are now a part of the Anthropology Public Outreach Program at The Ohio State University. Follow us @ohiostateAPOP
 
When gargantuan insects, demonic fiends, creatures from other worlds and worse are terrorizing the West, Clark Reeper is the bounty hunter to call. The West’s Wildest bounty hunter and his ten-year-old bespectacled, adopted son, Charles Green, travel across the North American continent, encountering famous personages, occult occurrences, and adventure of all kinds. From the dense jungles of the Yucatán Peninsula, to the Coney Island Midway, to the sun-blasted badlands of Texas, to the gothic ...
 
Improve your Spanish while learning about the Spanish-speaking world! Each episode of our Spanish podcast provides listening practice and the chance to learn about countries where Spanish is spoken - perfect if you plan to travel to Spain or Latin America in the future! There are episodes specifically for beginner Spanish learners but also more advanced ones if you have more experience with the language. Because the podcast is specifically created with students in mind, the episodes are laid ...
 
Project Mnemosyne is an experiment named in honor of the personification of memory in Greek mythology. Mnemosyne was the mother of the nine muses, and we'll see where the muses lead. To start out we'll be doing a series of short episodes consisting of just a poem. I'm trying to learn these by heart, and figured the best way to do this would be to have a recording of myself reciting the poem that I could put on repeat.
 
What-up Mother Pho'ers! We are Nick and Amy from What The Pho Travel Podcast. We travel around the globe making a travel podcast to entertain, inspire and teach you about the world. We do this by introducing you to interesting guests, playing ridiculous games, and getting involved with the local culture. This ain't no bulls*it "isn't everything wonderful" podcast, we are honest (maybe too honest), if we don't like somewhere, we'll tell ya! And we if love it, after listening you'll end up boo ...
 
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Learn all about the state of Quintana Roo and what there is to do there plus lots about the main food dishes while practising your Spanish listening in this episode of our Spanish podcast! In our second episode on México we're heading to Quintana Roo, the state that is home to famous places such as Cancún and Playa del Carmen. These things will be …
 
Explore the state of Yucatán in México and practise your Spanish in this episode of our podcast created for Spanish learners! We've finally arrived in the most-populated Hispanic country, México, and we're starting in this state, which is located on the Yucatán Peninsula. In this episode, learn about the biggest city in the area, two very popular M…
 
From 2015 to 2017, Neill Kramer took extended vacations in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Bali. He enjoyed all of the Asian areas, but Bali stood out - he felt it was the place to be. Convinced, he purchased a villa there during a visit in 2017. Find out what led Neill to move to and open a hotel in the magical land of Bali on Episode 27 of Retire…
 
Ken and Bina Cline enjoy hiking and travel immensely. They searched for a retirement location to serve as a launchpad for travel to other parts of Europe and beyond. They landed in Tavira, a fishing town with a year-round comfortable climate in a southern region of Portugal known as the Algarve. It is no wonder that Tavira has become a popular reti…
 
Learn more about Cuba and improve your Spanish with this Spanish practise for intermediate learners! Our last episode looked at Cuban daily life and food in the country, but this time we're looking specifically at some of the main things to do when you're on the Caribbean island. Lots of this episode focuses on the capital, Havana (La Habana). We h…
 
Are you looking for a less congested town with year-round warmth and wonderful restaurants? Look no further than Stuart, Florida, known as “The Sailfish Capital of the World.” Our guest, Diane Gusch was not seeking to retire in Florida, but once she found the quaint town of Stuart, she couldn’t think of living anywhere else. This, the 25th episode …
 
Learn lots about daily life in Cuba, the food they eat there and more in this episode of our podcast for Spanish learners! Cuba is a really interesting place that is full of history and is very different from the other places we've visited so far in this series of the podcast. In this first of two episodes on the country, we'll discuss some of the …
 
Steve and Paulette Tuggle liked the idea of retiring in Latin America, but they weren't sure where. They decided to use the “try it, if you don’t absolutely love it, move on'' technique. Consequently, during a 5 year span, they lived in Honduras, Panama and Ecuador, before falling in love with Colombia. The Tuggles believe retiring comfortably on s…
 
Sarasota, Florida was named the best place to retire in 2021 by US News & World Report https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/news-and-profiles/2021/01/u-s-news-names-sarasota-best-place-to-retire and Sarasota’s Siesta Key Beach was named the best beach in America in 2020 by TripAdvisor https://www.visitsarasota.com/article/siesta-key-beach-fan-favorite.…
 
Find out all about the Dominican Republic while working on your Spanish listening in this week's episode of our Spanish podcast! The Dominican Republic is the most-visited destination in the Caribbean and, of course, they speak Spanish there. Learn about why tourists flock to this part of the world, including the beaches and a great spot for whale …
 
In episode 4 of our Engagement series, we interview Dr. Mark Anthony Arceño about his research on the taste, place, and identity of winegrowers from central Ohio and Alsace, eastern France. We discuss the role taste and place play in adaptation to climate, economic, and legislative change, as well as the importance of staying connected with local f…
 
Would you like to live in a walkable small town with a variety of restaurants, antique shops and art galleries? Lambertville, New Jersey has all that, plus it’s a hop and a skip to New Hope, Pennsylvania, another small town with more restaurants, antique shops and art galleries. In addition to being in the midst of amenities, Lambertville is just s…
 
Learn all about the area of Puerto Rico while practising your Spanish listening in this week's episode of Let's Talk Spanish! We're finally crossing the Atlantic this week to visit a very on-trend area of Latin America. Although the territory is very Hispanic and is found 1,000 miles away from the US, it is actually an overseas territory of the Uni…
 
Rob and Jeni Evans happily retired early but faced a dilemma - their jobs did not pay for health insurance after retirement and they were too young to qualify for Medicare. Health insurance would have cost the couple $24,000 per year. As a solution, they decided to rid their 30+ years of possessions and move to another country. They whittled down e…
 
Take a trip around the Canary Islands while practising your Spanish listening in this week's episode of the Let's Talk Spanish podcast! In this 7th episode of the Spanish-Speaking World Tour, I'm again heading off of mainland Spain to the Islas Canarias, an extremely popular tourist destination due to its subtropical climate. Even though they're pa…
 
Larry and Margaret Waage became empty nesters in the Fall of 2017. Living in Southington, Connecticut, they wanted to move somewhere with warmer weather, a lower cost of living, including lower taxes and a short distance from a city with suitable employment opportunities before their retirement. After researching various venues, they narrowed in on…
 
In this episode, Dr. Anna Willow, an environmental anthropologist, describes her work with indigenous activists across Canada. Dr. Willow's research focuses on industrial extraction, it's detrimental effects on people and landscapes, and the activists who are resisting these forces and trying to transform society.…
 
Our 6th stop on the Spanish-Speaking World Tour brings us to Sevilla, one of Spain's biggest and most vibrant cities. Learn all about this place and improve your Spanish listening in this episode of the podcast. Sevilla is the capital of Andalucía, Spain's largest autonomous community, and is found in the south of the country. There are many differ…
 
Can you afford a beautiful waterfront home with a pool? Rob Teichman and Roy Bickford sought to retire comfortably in such a place. They landed in Chelem, Mexico, a small fishing village on a barrier Island on the Gulf of Mexico. Although they reside in a small village, the larger town of Progreso is a mere 6 miles away and the vibrant city of Meri…
 
Get your weekly Spanish listening practice while learning about Madrid and all there is to do there! On the fifth stop on my Spanish-Speaking World Tour, we arrive in Spain's capital city, one of the main cities in Europe. As I've done in every episode so far this series, I give you a tour guide of the city in Spanish, including lots of great vocab…
 
After working in Washington, DC, for the federal government for 30 years, Herb Walker decided to retire elsewhere. He wanted a place with a small town feel, near a city, and within a several hours drive to his mother in DC. Although he had hesitations about moving to the South, Herb ended up landing on the border of Cary and Apex, North Carolina. A…
 
Next up on our Spanish-speaking tour, practise your Spanish while learning all about Valencia and the Valencian Community! This autonomous community is one of the most populated in Spain and there are lots of things of interest there. I speak about some of the main attractions of the city itself, some of the famous festivals that take place in the …
 
We released the final episode of Alice Isn’t Dead in 2018, and boy has some stuff happened since then. One of the things that has happened is that all the folks involved in making Alice Isn’t Dead have missed those characters and that world. So we are bringing it back, for one night only, on February 25 as a livestream performance. With Jasika Nico…
 
Have you ever fantasized about living in a quaint little town like Mayberry from The Andy Griffith Show? Mount Airy, North Carolina, is the birthplace of Andy Griffith and the place he, purportedly, modeled Mayberry after. These days, Mount Airy celebrates the fictionalized city with an annual weekend celebration called “Mayberry Days,” a barber sh…
 
In the third stop of our Spanish-Speaking Tour, we're hopping off of mainland Spain to visit the Balearic Islands, or Las Islas Baleares, and give you some really useful Spanish listening practice! This group of islands has 4 main islands, of which Mallorca is the one you probably know best. Over the years, these islands have been associated with p…
 
How long does one need to sense a true feel for Paris? For some, a week will suffice, for others perhaps a month, yet there are those who spend 3 months in the city of love and beauty and yearn for more! Mike Duffy was so drawn to Paris, he upped and sold (almost) everything and retired there! That move was over five years ago and Mike’s still find…
 
Barcelona, one of the most famous cities in the world, is the next stop on The Spanish-Speaking World Tour! You might already know a lot about Spain's most international city but I've tried to included lots of information here that you might not be aware of about the most popular parts of the city, such as the Sagrada Familia, Parc Güell and La Ram…
 
Anita White aimed to retire to a low density population town with sufficient amenities. She didn’t want to be in the sticks nor a big city, but rather, somewhere in between. Armed with a detailed spreadsheet and the determination to investigate locations, she started her search. After visiting numerous venues, she landed in Greeneville, Tennessee. …
 
Learn all about the city of Bilbao and the Basque Country while getting some intermediate Spanish practice in the first episode of our new series, The Spanish-Speaking World Tour! I speak about lots of the main attractions in Bilbao, including the Museo Guggenheim which has brought the city back to life since its opening. I also speak a lot about t…
 
In 1985, Ron and Shelley Sommer were all set to relocate to Israel with their young daughter. Two weeks before their scheduled fight, a family issue cropped up causing them to cancel the big move. Ron and Shelley were still determined to make the move, but it took them another 28-years until they did so. Find out about the Sommer’s retirement journ…
 
Happy 2021! We did it! We created a podcast and actually launched it. A big feat! Looking back, it’s a good thing we plowed ahead. There is still much more to do. But we learned a ton and want to share those lessons with you on this episode. The lessons include: What we learned from our guests; What we learned about podcasting: and What we learned …
 
In 2019, TripAdvisor named a beach in Clearwater, Florida as the #1 Beach in the United States. With its white sand beaches, relatively affordable housing prices, and proximity to St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay, it is no wonder Clearwater is on the CBS News’ list of “Ten Best Places to Retire.” However, the gulf coast town is not for everyone. On thi…
 
Eleven year old children fantasize about many things, retirement is not one of them. Do children even know the definition of retirement? At 11, Aida Euges was different from other kids. Not only did Aida know what retirement meant, she knew where she would retire. During a trip to Cape May, the southernmost town in New Jersey, the youngster was blo…
 
In this episode, we interview PhD student Taylor Tomu who discusses her various research during her time at OSU. Taylor answers questions such as, "What does the experiences of Black women in the medical system tell us about how that system operates?" and considers how the medical system operates as a social system with a culture. Her current resea…
 
Wayne and Laurie Murphy began retirement on the road. They sold their Orlando home along with most of their belongings, and purchased an Airstream trailer! A few days after the home closing, they took off for an adventure across the country. They spent 18 months on the road and didn’t allow the pandemic to spoil their dream vacation. When Covid-19 …
 
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