Episodes - The Big Travel Podcast


Episode 88
February 26 , 2020

88. Lucy Siegle; Travel in the Era of Climate Crisis

Yes, we love travel, but how can we do this in the era of climate crisis? On this special episode, combining The Big Travel Podcast and WTM Insights podcast, Lucy Siegle, journalist and leading authority on environmental issues, examines the…
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Episode 87
February 6 , 2020

87. Bonnie Rakhit; Fashion, Luxury Travel, Instagram, Coachella and Anti-Bullying Campaigning

Fashion editor turned travel guru Bonnie Rakhit aka The Style Traveller has an enviable job, combining luxury travel and fashion but having been bullied badly as a child her aim now is to start using her platform to…
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Episode 86
January 29 , 2020

86. Foreign Correspondent Humphrey Hawksley; Expelled from Sri Lanka, Death Threats in the Philippines and Cold War Espionage Thrillers

Humphrey Hawksley’s work as a BBC foreign correspondent has taken him to crises on every continent. He been expelled from Sri Lanka, had death threats from several extreme regimes and traced Graham Greene’s footsteps in Sierra Leone . His passion for borders…
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Episode 85
January 21 , 2020

85. India Hicks; Family, Bahamian Island Life, Maharajahs’ Palaces and Rat Infested Hostels

Entrepreneur and style icon India Hicks has lived an extraordinary life so far. The daughter of designer David Hicks and granddaughter of Lord and Lady Mountbatten (and related to everyone from Prince Philip to Queen Victoria), she ran away,…
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Episode 84
January 13 , 2020

84. Nicky Kelvin; The Points Guy UK on Mongolian Rockets, Israeli Biker Gangs, Dicing with Mugabe in Zimbabwe and Great Travel Deals

The face of The Points Guy UK, a website showing us how to get the most from points and miles whose US site has over 75 million unique visitors a year. Nicky Kelvin’s own travel journey started with…
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Episode 83
December 18 , 2019

83. Dr Mandeep Rai; Global Values Expert on 150 Countries, Cultural Inspiration and Making that Leap!

Exploring the hearts, minds, and traditions of cultures and people around the world is Dr Mandeep Rai’s passion and in her new book The Values Compass (recommended by the Dalai Lama no less!) and indeed on this episode…
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Episode Array
December 11 , 2019

82. The Big Travel Podcast CHRISTMAS 2019 SPECIAL!

It’s the Big Travel Podcast Christmas Special! It’s been a great year for the podcast, hitting the top slot in Apple Podcasts travel here in the UK several times and also charting high in many of the 160 countries we…
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Episode 81
November 29 , 2019

81. Cosmopolitan Magazine Travel Editor Amanda Statham; Jamaican Cool, Costa Rica Night Safaris, NYC Cocktails and Family Travel

Sometimes travel can be just pure fun and Amanda Statham, glossy magazines travel editor, honeymoon expert and happy camper-van-owner, has made the fun side of travel her life’s work so far. She’s dived with sharks in the Galapagos, tracked rare…
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Episode 80
November 7 , 2019

80. In New York with Film-Maker Will Francome; US Prisons, Kenyan Orphanages, Arctic Ice Caves and Norwegian Poo

We’re in Brooklyn with documentary maker Will Francome talking about filming on location worldwide and everything from capital punishment, the American criminal justice system, the people who get let off death row, orphanages in Kenya, standing knee deep in…
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