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Unusual and fascinating places alongside the deeper aspects of travel

Unusual and fascinating places alongside the deeper aspects of travel
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Unusual and fascinating places alongside the deeper aspects of travel

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Episodes

Oxford: Decadence, Discipline And Dreaming Spires With J.F.Penn

6/26/2019
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I sat there on my first morning in class, heart pounding, as I realized there was no way I could keep up with the work. I would fail here. I would have to leave Oxford almost as soon as I had arrived … That was day one at Oxford and I’ll finish that story during […] The post Oxford: Decadence, Discipline And Dreaming Spires With J.F.Penn appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:31:34

Wild And Beautiful Hawaii With Toby Neal

6/12/2019
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Hawaii is more than just a paradise of beaches and blue sea. In this interview, mystery and memoir author, Toby Neal, brings the wild and beautiful islands to life. Toby Neal is an award-winning ‘USA Today’ bestselling author of mysteries, thrillers, and romance with over 30 titles. She’s also a mental health therapist, and today […] The post Wild And Beautiful Hawaii With Toby Neal appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:35:36

Adventure, Walking, And My Midsummer Morning With Alastair Humphreys

5/29/2019
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How does a book inspire a journey a generation later? How does an adventurer who loves to travel alone reconcile himself to a life more ordinary? In today’s interview, I talk to Alastair Humphreys about his walk across Spain in homage to Laurie Lee. Alastair Humphreys is an adventurer, author, and motivational speaker named as […] The post Adventure, Walking, And My Midsummer Morning With Alastair Humphreys appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:32:24

Memento Mori. How Travel Can Help Us Deal With Death And Grief With Dr Karen Wyatt

5/15/2019
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Sometimes we need to get away in order to heal, to take ourselves out of the routine and recognize how short life is, and how precious. In this episode, Dr Karen Wyatt explains how travel helped her face grief and embrace living well in the face of death. Dr Karen Wyatt is a hospice physician […] The post Memento Mori. How Travel Can Help Us Deal With Death And Grief With Dr Karen Wyatt appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:29:40

Scuba Diving: The Wonder Of Traveling Beneath The Waves With J.F.Penn

5/1/2019
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Travel is about curiosity, the desire to discover new places and experience the extraordinary. It is often about pushing boundaries, extending our comfort zone to the point of challenge and beyond in the hope of discovering something new about ourselves and the world. In today’s episode, I’m talking about scuba diving and the wonder of […] The post Scuba Diving: The Wonder Of Traveling Beneath The Waves With J.F.Penn appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:50:24

Sailing On The Tall Ship Elissa In Galveston, Texas, With Carrie McAllister

4/17/2019
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Most of us spend our days on dry land within the walls of offices and our homes, but many of us understand the call of the sea. In this interview, Carrie McAllister talks about her love of sailing on the tall ship Elissa out of Galveston, and how it has given her confidence as well […] The post Sailing On The Tall Ship Elissa In Galveston, Texas, With Carrie McAllister appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:31:43

Macabre Montreal with Mark Leslie

4/3/2019
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Montreal is more than just music festivals, street art and the St Laurence river. It also has a dark side. Mark Leslie is a Canadian horror writer with a passion for haunted places and, today, we’re talking about his book, Macabre Montreal. Show Notes On the old world feel of Montreal and it’s history The […] The post Macabre Montreal with Mark Leslie appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:39:26

Myth And Reality. Beauty And Decay In Venice With J.F.Penn

3/20/2019
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Today I’m talking about The Myth and Reality Of Travel, and focusing on Venice in particular, as well as giving you some tips and book recommendations if you are going to visit. There is a problem inherent in travel, especially in a world of filtered Instagram photos, social media bubbles and glossy travel magazines. There […] The post Myth And Reality. Beauty And Decay In Venice With J.F.Penn appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:27:48

Granada And Cordoba In Andalusia, Spain With Historical Thriller Author, David Penny

3/1/2019
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Andalucia brings to mind balmy evenings with the scent of oranges in the air, the sounds of flamenco guitar, and the exotic architecture of the Moorish Alhambra. In this podcast interview, I talk to David Penny, author of The Thomas Berrington Historical Mysteries, which are set in medieval Spain. You can listen above or on iTunes […] The post Granada And Cordoba In Andalusia, Spain With Historical Thriller Author, David Penny appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:38:56

Reinvention, Escape, Curiosity, Perspective. Why I Travel

2/28/2019
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One of my earliest memories is looking out my window over the fields by night at the back of our house, wishing I could be out there. I cuddled my white fur seal teddy, fingers clutching the white window ledge. I must have been six or seven and my Mum lived in Malawi, Africa after […] The post Reinvention, Escape, Curiosity, Perspective. Why I Travel appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:23:14

Intimate War. How Ireland Inspires The Writing Of Orna Ross

2/27/2019
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Orna Ross is an Irish novelist, a poet, non-fiction writer, and creative coach. Today, we’re talking about how Ireland features in her writing. You can listen above or on iTunes or your favorite podcast app, read the notes and links below. Here are the highlights and full transcript below. Show Notes Writing about a country […] The post Intimate War. How Ireland Inspires The Writing Of Orna Ross appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:35:20

Lake Malawi, Jerusalem, And Blue Water Sailing To Vanuatu. The Three Trips That Shaped My Life

2/20/2019
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Hello Travellers, I’m Jo Frances Penn and this is episode 1 of my new Books and Travel Podcast. So why this show after 10 years of The Creative Penn Podcast? It’s all about reinvention, which is part of what travel means to me. When I think about what I want to do with my life […] The post Lake Malawi, Jerusalem, And Blue Water Sailing To Vanuatu. The Three Trips That Shaped My Life appeared first on Books And Travel.

Duration:00:41:49