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Episode 63
April 10 , 2019

63. Adventure Traveller Sam McManus; Ditching Corporate Life, Kalashnikovs in Remote Africa, Training in a Shaolin Monastery and the Amazon Jungle with Cigarettes and a Machete

Having done what many people dream of – ditching a corporate career to travel, the proud founder of adventure travel company Yellowwood Adventures, Sam McManus, has created the life of his dreams travelling to remote parts of Ethiopia, Iran, India, the Himalayas, Mongolia and more. He’s been woken up by…
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Taking you on a journey of discovery, with a wonderfully diverse selection of characters, The Big Travel Podcast explores fascinating lives through the medium of travel; from childhoods with little money for much more than camping holidays to fabulous tales of exotic climes and incredible adventures. Politicians, Paralympians, philanthropists, famous faces from TV, radio, music, books, journalism, sports, stage and screen, SAS soldiers, adventurers and ordinary people taking extraordinary journeys tell their stories of life through travel. Through this, The Big Travel Podcast finds out what it is about travel that inspires us, makes us laugh, love, cry, and sometimes cringe, yet above all keep travelling.
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Lisa Francesca Nand is a travel journalist, writer, filmmaker and host of The Big Travel Podcast.

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