The Thoughtful Travel Podcast: Episode 4 – Smashing Stereotypes

Ah, good old stereotypes. Can't live with 'em, can't live without em. In the latest episode of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast, I'm musing with a few travel buddies about stereotypes and how travelling can help us to smash them! Of course, not every stereotype is terrible (I give an example myself in … [Read more...]

The Thoughtful Travel Podcast: Episode 3 – Stay With Locals

In Episode 3, I talk with several travel lovers about their experiences staying with locals. The most common way I've stayed with locals on my travels is in homestays across Russia, and I'd love to do more of it - although I feel kind of awkward staying with strangers while my son is young, so I … [Read more...]

The Thoughtful Travel Podcast: Episode 2 – The Terror of Getting Lost While Travelling

As a bonus for launch day of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast, you get not one but TWO episodes. This one is already one of my favourites (I know, early days, but just listen). Normally I include three interviewees but these two were such great storytellers that I could only fit in two, and even with … [Read more...]

The Thoughtful Travel Podcast: Episode 1 – Food in a Foreign Language

Launch day is here - and so are the first two full episodes of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast. I am beyond excited and yet also rather nervous to be releasing this baby into the wild! But I hope you'll enjoy having me and my wonderful guests in your ears for twenty-five minutes or so each week (and … [Read more...]

Introducing The Thoughtful Travel Podcast: Episode 0

It's here! My podcast, that is. The Thoughtful Travel Podcast now has its own place on iTunes and come Friday there'll even be several episodes there ready to download - and then it'll be a weekly show with new episodes coming out on Tuesdays. Yippee! Show Notes for Episode 0 - Preview … [Read more...]