The Big Travel Podcast
The Big Travel Podcast
21. Sonali Shah: BBC1’s Escape to the Country Presenter on East Africa, Dodging American Helicopters in Afghanistan, the Beauty of Rajasthan and of Course the English Countryside

Travelling the breadth of the UK in her enviable job as the presenter of BBC1’s Escape to the Country is more calming than Sonali Shah’s previous travels which included making a ‘kidnap plan’ when filming in Afghanistan, needing armed guards at her wedding in Kenya and being stuck in a military coup in Bangkok. With family from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and India she’s a true child of the Commonwealth and also a Londoner through and through. 

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