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The official Low Season Traveller podcast where each week we learn more about what the tourism experience is like during each destination's low season. And who better to learn from than the very people responsible for promoting tourism in each destination and the locals who can advise us of the "hidden gems" we shouldn't miss. The podcast was created by Ged Brown, Founder of LowSeason Traveller, the world's first travel website entirely dedicated to inspiring travellers to visit the worldwide destinations during their lower seasons.

The official Low Season Traveller podcast where each week we learn more about what the tourism experience is like during each destination's low season. And who better to learn from than the very people responsible for promoting tourism in each destination and the locals who can advise us of the "hidden gems" we shouldn't miss. The podcast was created by Ged Brown, Founder of LowSeason Traveller, the world's first travel website entirely dedicated to inspiring travellers to visit the worldwide destinations during their lower seasons.

Location:

United Kingdom

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The official Low Season Traveller podcast where each week we learn more about what the tourism experience is like during each destination's low season. And who better to learn from than the very people responsible for promoting tourism in each destination and the locals who can advise us of the "hidden gems" we shouldn't miss. The podcast was created by Ged Brown, Founder of LowSeason Traveller, the world's first travel website entirely dedicated to inspiring travellers to visit the worldwide destinations during their lower seasons.

Twitter:

@ged_brown

Language:

English

Contact:

+447572612602


Episodes

Savas, The Rhodes Cobbler

5/11/2022
This week we have a real treat for you as we are launching our first episode of Low Season Stories, where we speak to locals in destinations around the world to learn their stories and their take on tourism in their destination. We were recently on location in Rhodes for Low Season Traveller and whilst there, we happened across a fascinating man called Savas who agreed to tell us his fascinating story. Just as we had initially stopped recording, Savas had one last treat for us…he started...

Duration:00:17:29

Reflections On Rio

5/3/2022
Welcome to this week's episode of the Low Season Traveller Insider Guides podcast! This week we bring you to Rio de Janeiro where our Founder, Ged Brown, reflects on his short stay in Brazil and Rio live from Copacabana Beach. We discuss the merits of taking the bus versus flying in Brazil, what to do (and what not to do) in Rio and also why it might just be a mistake to take a "highlights tour". Do you take day city tours when you travel? Do you recommend the experience? Let us know what...

Duration:00:18:50

The Girl From Ipanema

4/26/2022
Welcome to this week’s episode of Low Season Traveller Insider Guides. This week we’re in Rio de Janeiro to learn more about the city, the cariocas and the low season experience. In this episode, I caught up with the charming Juliana Girao, who works at the Sol Ipanema Hotel which is superbly located right in the heart of Ipanema Beach. Juliana was born and raised in Ipanema and we think you’ll agree that she is the perfect guest to help us to learn more about this amazing city by the...

Duration:00:35:48

Slow Travel in Kerala

4/8/2022
This week, we’re following up on last week’s episode to Rajasthan by featuring wonderful Kerala in Southern India. Once again, we’re joined by the supremely knowledgable and charming, Lovleen Sagar, from our partners in India, who is going to be telling us all about how we can enjoy Kerala more if we take it easy and do some seriously slow travel. This trip is definitely the antidote to the past two years…

Duration:00:24:42

Resplendent Rajasthan

4/1/2022
This week we're joined by our local guide, Lovleen Sagar, as we head over to Rajasthan to discover the sights, smells and experiences which await you on our Signature Journey encompassing the very best of this incredible region.

Duration:00:38:43

The Adventure of a Lifetime!

3/22/2022
This year, we have launched a small selection of intimate signature low season journeys with our partners which show off each destination in their very best light. One of the first trips we created was a unique adventure with the Tuk Tuk Club in Thailand which will see us travel around the beautiful hills and countryside of Chiang Mai and the Mae Hong Son Circuit in Northern Thailand. I’ll be joining you on this trip in August and in order to whet your appetite for what you will be able to...

Duration:00:29:47

Travel Without The Crowds...

3/15/2022
Launching in April, we are delighted to bring you the world’s first travel magazine entirely dedicated to travel during the low season months in each destination. And so what better way to start our new podcast season than by interviewing the amazing and inspirational Editor of Low Season Traveller Magazine, Rachel Jacgung, to learn more about what we can expect to see in the launch issue which, incidentally, you can be among the very first to get your hands on by subscribing here.

Duration:00:20:22

Regenerative, Local, Responsible, Sustainable...Tourism

12/21/2021
We are talking Regenerative Tourism, Local Tourism, Community Tourism and of course, Low Season Tourism. What are the challenges facing us for 2022 and are we, as an industry adapting quickly enough? Welcome to this year’s penultimate episode of Low Season Traveller Insider Guides. This year we’ve recorded over 60 episodes of our podcast and one of the most popular guests we’ve had on has been Carolyn Childs from MyTravel Research. Based out of Sydney, Carolyn has been a wonderful...

Duration:01:30:04

Mindfulness in Hvar, Croatia

12/17/2021
Welcome to this week’s episode of Low Season Traveller Insider Guides. Today we're delighted to be joined by Denis, the general manager of the wonderful Maslina Mindful Luxury Resort in Hvar, Croatia. This podcast was recorded earlier this year when we visited The Maslina Resort during the low season month of September when much of Europe was in lockdown. Denis showed us around his beautiful property and I must say, was the most incredible host not only to me, but also the many guests...

Duration:00:24:57

Iberostar Grand El Mirador - Tenerife

12/9/2021
Today I’m delighted to be joined by the charming Marc Clement who is the General Manager of the Iberostar Grand El Mirador hotel in Adeje in Southern Tenerife. This podcast was recorded earlier this year when we visited Tenerife during the low season month of May when much of Europe and indeed the world was in lockdown. The El Mirador was welcoming guests who were taking the opportunity to escape the stresses of daily life and who were visiting the El Mirador to re-charge their batteries...

Duration:00:19:52

British Scenic Rail Journeys

12/2/2021
Recently, there has quite rightly been a more focused shift in the travel industry, towards more sustainable forms of tourism and this is something which we really want to help promote at Low Season Traveller. We know that travelling in the low season is a more sustainable option but we also want to look at modes of transport, community engagement and local destinations as ways which we can ensure that our travel is not adding to the environmental problems. As winter approaches lets find...

Duration:00:35:24

The Pyrenees: Nature's Bridge Between France & Spain

11/12/2021
The Pyrenees form the natural border between France and Spain and stretch from the Atlantic in the West to the Mediterranean in the east. They're easily accessible by train, with a new night train service now linking Paris with Toulouse, and the ferry is another low impact option. Here we speak with Penny Walker to learn more about The Pyrenees; this unspoiled, authentic mountain destination which is a great alternative for outdoors lovers who'd like a change from the busier Alps.

Duration:00:34:02

Tourism Declares Climate Emergency

11/4/2021
Today we're joined by Bob Garner who is the owner of Casal Dei Fichi Sustainable Holiday Apartments in Italy and is also a volunteer at Tourism Declares Climate Emergency. Here at Low Season Traveller, we recently signed up to Tourism Declares as we firmly believe that tourism organisations of all sizes and forms have a responsibility to take action on sustainability issues impacting both people and planet. This episode was recorded 2 days before the COP26 conference started in Glasgow and...

Duration:00:39:19

My Low Season Switzerland

10/27/2021
Welcome to this week’s episode of Low Season Traveller Insider Guides. Today we are delighted to be joined by Alex Herrman who is the Director UK and Ireland at Swiss Tourism. Followers of Low Season Traveller on Facebook and Instagram will have seen that last week we had the opportunity to visit Switzerland for the very first time courtesy of Switzerland Tourism, as we represented Low Season Traveller at the Swiss Travel Mart or STM as it is known. This is an event which is held every two...

Duration:00:36:30

Low Season Sri Lanka

10/22/2021
Welcome to this week’s episode of Low Season Traveller Insider Guides. Today we're delighted to be joined by Chalana Perera who is the Founder of Retrace Hospitality in Sri Lanka. Now, Chalana has been a friend of Low Season Traveller for quite some time and when you hear from him, we think you’ll see why. Chalana is on a mission to help hospitality businesses progress with purpose. He partners with investors, developers and operators to regenerate long-term value by repositioning real...

Duration:00:47:30

Tours By Locals

10/13/2021
Welcome to this week’s episode of Low Season Traveller Insider Guides. Today we're delighted to be joined by Paul Melhus who is the Canadian Founder and CEO of an utterly wonderful organisation called Tours By Locals. Tours By Locals have over 4,700 local tour guides in 190 countries throughout the world who provide their guests with an authentic, local experience of their home destination in a way that few other tour companies can manage. What we absolutely love about the Tours By Locals...

Duration:00:40:45

Toilet Tourism Awards 2021

10/6/2021
Welcome to this week’s episode of Low Season Traveller Insider Guides. Today we’re joined by the always insightful and equally charming, Carolyn Childs from MyTravel Research, which is the foremost market intelligence company for the global travel industry. As regular listeners will know, Carolyn is a frequent guest on the show as she has such a breadth of expertise and insights on the global travel industry and is arguably one of the most highly regarded “insiders” we know. We caught up...

Duration:00:18:56

The Influencer Series: Meet Petrena

9/29/2021
So welcome to this final episode of our special 6 part series where we have been speaking with some of the brightest and most considerate social media content creators around. And today I’m delighted to be joined by Petrena. Petrena is a travel media content creator. Her channel on YouTube has millions of viewers and when you watch one or two, you’ll be hooked and it immediately becomes clear as to why her content is so popular. Petrena is real. It's evident that she cares deeply for the...

Duration:00:49:04

The Influencer Series: Meet Tolu

9/27/2021
Tolu is a travel content creator who specialises in affordable luxury travel and providing travel tips to her rapidly growing audience on social media via her channel which is called Travel with Tolu. In her feed, Tolu shares photographs of her travels, useful advice, travel tips and generally provides inspiration for young people to travel and explore the world more. As with most of our other guests in this series, Tolu does not travel full time – although she wishes that she could! She...

Duration:00:38:14

World Tourism Day Special: Sustainable Travel

9/26/2021
In this special episode for World Tourism Day, we speak to Dayana Brooke who is the Founder of The Sustainable Traveller, about her aim to change the way we travel so that we make a better impact on our environment, our lives and our planet. Dayana is deeply passionate about the benefits of travel as well as the challenges which it can bring. For some time we have admired her relentless enthusiasm as she encourages travellers to carefully find an appropriate balance as they explore the...

Duration:00:47:41