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Welcome to Action Packed Travel! Our podcast features amazing travel stories...without having to go anywhere. The episodes are interviews with people who've been inspired by their adventures. They're also full of information and useful links, all of which you can find on our Show Notes. Our podcast can be used for future travel ideas and plans for the days when we can explore the world again! About us: we're Felice & Peter Hardy and we’ve spent half a lifetime travelling to just about every corner of the world, making a living as travel writers out of what we like doing best – and that’s skiing, biking, hiking, eating, exploring, city breaks, seaside…and a whole lot more. We've had lots of favourable reviews, such as: "What an interesting and diverse world you are opening up for us in a nicely laid back way. Very informative and some are also wonderful archive material."

Welcome to Action Packed Travel! Our podcast features amazing travel stories...without having to go anywhere. The episodes are interviews with people who've been inspired by their adventures. They're also full of information and useful links, all of which you can find on our Show Notes. Our podcast can be used for future travel ideas and plans for the days when we can explore the world again! About us: we're Felice & Peter Hardy and we’ve spent half a lifetime travelling to just about every corner of the world, making a living as travel writers out of what we like doing best – and that’s skiing, biking, hiking, eating, exploring, city breaks, seaside…and a whole lot more. We've had lots of favourable reviews, such as: "What an interesting and diverse world you are opening up for us in a nicely laid back way. Very informative and some are also wonderful archive material."

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Welcome to Action Packed Travel! Our podcast features amazing travel stories...without having to go anywhere. The episodes are interviews with people who've been inspired by their adventures. They're also full of information and useful links, all of which you can find on our Show Notes. Our podcast can be used for future travel ideas and plans for the days when we can explore the world again! About us: we're Felice & Peter Hardy and we’ve spent half a lifetime travelling to just about every corner of the world, making a living as travel writers out of what we like doing best – and that’s skiing, biking, hiking, eating, exploring, city breaks, seaside…and a whole lot more. We've had lots of favourable reviews, such as: "What an interesting and diverse world you are opening up for us in a nicely laid back way. Very informative and some are also wonderful archive material."

Language:

English

Contact:

+44 (0)7827 445127


Episodes

Oxford's Iconic Randolph Hotel

5/18/2022
Inspector Morse is the most famous TV show that was filmed in Oxford, and Colin Dexter, who used to sit in the hotel's Morse Bar penning his latest novel, would often write the Randolph into his stories. Freddie Mercury did a concert here, Lewis Carroll, Oscar Wilde and J.R.R. Tolkien visited. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts...

Duration:00:24:16

Living The Van Life

4/30/2022
This week, we're on the road exploring the one sector of the travel industry that has absolutely thrived throughout the pandemic and now continues to explode in popularity across Europe. Music © Barney and Izzi Hardy Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Duration:00:25:43

Thermae Bath Spa – A Fusion Of Old And New

4/12/2022
Thermae Bath Spa in the Roman city of Bath is in a building that looks not only to the past, but also to the future. Music © Barney and Izzi Hardy

Duration:00:21:27

Music On A Train

3/28/2022
Cheryl B Engelhardt is a singer-songwriter who composed and recorded her latest album, Passenger, on a train journey from New York City to Los Angeles. Music © Cheryl B Engelhardt, and also by Barney & Izzi Hardy Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Duration:00:29:30

Focus On Action Packed Travel

3/10/2022
This week we are switching things around and playing you an interview with the two of us. Music © Barney and Izzi Hardy Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Duration:00:33:39

A New Podcast About Travel Podcasts

2/28/2022
Ted Cragg in Quebec makes podcast episodes about travel podcasts. His is called Travel Podcast The World. Music: © Barney & Izzi Hardy Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Duration:00:28:41

La Plagne By Train

2/20/2022
This week we're going skiing to La Plagne and letting the train take the strain. Travelski is a brand new charter that takes snow lovers from St Pancras in central London to Moûtiers and Bourg St Maurice in the French Alps. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Duration:00:23:39

Corvara In The Italian Dolomites

2/5/2022
The Sella Ronda is one of those world renowned but slightly mysterious ski circuits – but no one ever quite explains what it actually is, and indeed how good you have to be to be able to complete it. Music: © Barney & Izzi Hardy

Duration:00:21:18

Jobs That Take You To Exotic Places

1/23/2022
Whether it's in a beach villa or a mountain chalet, Izzy Boland of WandrLust-Jobs.com helps people find their dream job. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Duration:00:26:45

Ski Instructor To The Stars

1/14/2022
Warren Smith is one of our favourite ski gurus, so we decided to revisit this episode from last year. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Duration:00:31:32

The Best Of Action Packed Travel 2021

1/8/2022
We celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of a new one with a look back at a few of our favourite episodes. Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Duration:00:33:25

Cocktails For Christmas

12/20/2021
This week, we're raising our glasses in celebration of the Christmas spirit, and who best to do it with than the cocktail king himself. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy Women in Tech Podcast, "If She Can Do it, So Can I" Inspiring women in tech share their stories on how they got to where they are today. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify

Duration:00:30:09

The Best December Snow In History

12/11/2021
This week we're in the French ski resort of Val d'Isere, which opened its lift system at the end of November for the first time since March 2020. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy

Duration:00:26:51

A Solo Hiking Adventure Revisited

12/3/2021
We were so impressed by Stephanie Hunt's achievements that we have decided to re-run the episode of July 2020. Yes, she hiked the Pacific Crest Trail on her own – that's the 2,650-mile length of the west coast of the USA. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy

Duration:00:34:29

Lacock: The Birthplace Of Photography

11/26/2021
This week we're in the village of Lacock and this quaint medieval community might seem rather familiar. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy

Duration:00:17:22

The Rebirth Of Andermatt

11/19/2021
The Swiss village of Andermatt is undergoing a major transformation into a world-class year-round destination. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy

Duration:00:21:29

Saving Snowports With EcoSki

11/7/2021
Rachael Westbrook provides solutions for skiers and snowboarders so they can continue to do what they love. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy

Duration:00:19:19

Mystery At Wookey Hole

10/29/2021
Where better to be spooked than Wookey Hole in the scenic Mendip Hills in the west of England. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy

Duration:00:22:25

The Secret Gardens Of Somerset

10/24/2021
The Newt has established itself as a world leader on a stage that is already strewn with hotel perfection. We discover just how good great can get on this exalted scale of accommodation, ambience, natural surroundings and overall cultural experience. Music © Barney & Izzi Hardy

Duration:00:26:46

Peter Hardy: From War Reporter To Ski Writer

10/9/2021
Co-host and producer of Action Packed Travel, Peter Hardy, was a guest of Iain Martin's on The Ski Podcast

Duration:00:34:45