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EXPLORE - Best Foods From Around The World

This latest mini-episode is about an important topic and something that we all love, food! From Feijoada in Brazil to soup in the Czech Republic… its all reviewed in this episode! This is one of our favourite things about travel so it makes sense to talk about it. As well as hearing our best and worst food destinations around the world, we also hear yours! Loads of you got in touch on social media when we asked you for your top food spots. Bon Appetit! Also, if you want to join AirBnB then...


10: Travelling Egypt on a Budget

If you're a regular listener then you'll know that sometimes our trips go wrong! This is one of those! Should make for an interesting listen then haha. Despite the troubles, in this episode we will still take you with us to explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, Cairo, The River Nile, Aswan, Luxor, Gamasa and Alexandria. You'll also hear from some great people we met along the way, including our Couchsurfing host Islam who showed us the Cairo nightlife, and educated us on his culture. Our game...


LEARN - Long Term Travel

In this mini episode we share with you what we've learnt about life on the road. We talk honestly about the ups and downs of travel, our budget, mental health, and we answer some of your questions! ====================================== This episode is sponsored by Storyteller :-) https://www.storytellertravel.co.uk Also, if you want to join AirBnB then use this link to get money towards your first stays. We also get some credit so it's a win win! https://abnb.me/e/ABEgWvim4S Follow us…...


9: Places to Visit in Greece

Greece. What a beautiful place it is! And it's not just got the looks… it's got the personality too! In this episode we discuss Athens, Syros, Santorini, Gameshow facts, Language Lessons with Konstantinos, how to get around on Greek ferries, ancient history, a refugee hotel, we have a brand new feature called 'Pho-bservations and our game this month is 'Greek or Tweet' where Nick tries to crack Amy's greek philosophy codes. Have you been or are going to Greece? Let us know by contacting us...


EXPLORE - What is a Free Walking Tour?

This mini episode is a little bit different. We aren't even presenting it! James Belsey from The Bottomless Pit podcast interviews us on our favourite subject… you've guessed it… FREE WALKING TOURS! haha! What are they? How do they work? How can a company afford to run a company with no revenue? How much do I tip? Is it something that only your nan and grandad would do? We answer all these questions in this episode of course. This episode is sponsored by Storyteller...


8: Things To Do In Japan with YouTuber Karl Watson

JAPAN! A place most travellers dream of going to! You've got Tokyo, Osaka, Mount Fuji, Sushi, Sega, Super Mario and so much more! We discuss all of these in this episode featuring YouTuber Karl Watson. He recently visited Japan with his friend James where they travelled around by bullet trains, got up to no good in izakaya bars by talking to older men and visited the Hiroshima memorial site. In our game this month we try to actually turn Japanese! How do you do that I hear you ask? Well,...


LEARN - How to Travel with Free Airfare

Airmiles?! You need points, but how many? How much do I have to spend to get a point? How many points do I need to get a free flight? What is the point in points? What are points? What is life? Yeah… maybe you are just as confused as we are! Luckily this is the episode for you. We learn all the answers to these questions from Guille Montiel who travels the world on points and air miles. Plus we'll teach you something about the dating scene on airlines. This episode is sponsored by...


7: Is Luxembourg worth visiting? With Podcaster James Belsey

In this episode we challenge James Belsey from the Bottomless Pit Podcast to persuade us that Luxembourg is worth visiting. It isn't a country we hear much about and we are from Europe! We wonder what the country has to offer, what is the food like, does the country have a rich historical past? We find out all the answers to our questions and play a game called 'The Bottomless Pit' where we all have to talk for 1 minute about a given subject - no hesitation and no repetition! Amy gives Nick...


LEARN Volunteering

For this mini episode we’re going to LEARN about a big (and sometimes controversial) topic, volunteering! To help us we have not one, not two, but three guests! Lina from The Budgeteers outlines the issues with mass ‘Voluntourism’, and then Jen Morilla (The Social Girl Traveler) and Bhav, the founder of Storyteller, tell us how they volunteer ethically. This episode is also a good opportunity to introduce you lovely listeners, to our lovely new sponsor Storyteller! The Budgeteers:...


6: What Can I Do In Uruguay?

Uruguay, we didn't know much about it either, and that's why we wanted to go! In this episode we find out what makes Uruguay a very unique South American country, and why it's a bit of an unsung hero! We tell you what we got up to, introduce you to some locals, and we play our football world cup game because Uruguay is where it all started. Football really is coming home! ====================================== This episode is sponsored by Storyteller :-) https://www.storytellertravel.co.uk...


CHALLENGE How To Cycle Around The World with Nick Thomson

How many times have you dreamed about travelling the world but then decided not to go because of... yes... money! Well we have a solution for you! Cycle. You'll save money, you'll interact with people in ways you wouldn't imagine and you'll get fit in the process. We didn't think this is something we would ever do, we're not professional cyclists, we don't own bikes and quite frankly (before) we couldn't think of anything worse BUT we couldn't believe how inspiring our guest Nick was, he...


5: What To Do When I Visit Oslo

Oslo! Have you ever been? If not, then you'll want to go after listening to this! We spoke about the Norwegian language, culture and sights with the help of VisitOslo. Nick sends Amy to the Winter Olympics for our game this month...and she draws a complete blank! You'll also hear from our Couchsurfing host as well as a woman who speaks 7 different languages!! Check It! Follow VisitOslo here - www.visitoslo.com ====================================== Follow us Website:...


CHALLENGE Say Yes More with Dave Cornthwaite

How far have you pushed yourself? Maybe it was at work, university, or perhaps it was a physical challenge like running a marathon. Whatever that challenge was, I'm sure at some point you were pushed to your limit where you wanted to cry or give up, but you persevered and grew as a person because of it. This is exactly the reason why we love talking about challenging ourselves, getting out of our comfort zones and living life to the full. On this episode we talk to the ultimate YES MAN -...


4: Backpacking Argentina

This month we head back to our South American adventure and tell you all about the incredible activities Argentina has to offer. We had high expectations for this country and it didn't disappoint! Tune in to hear about the Salinas Grandes, Evita Peron, steaks from Parrillas, Maté, Fernet, the missing children of Argentina, Tango dancing, hitchhiking and sexy Argentinian men playing guitar. We talk in depth about Salta, Cordoba, Rosario & Buenos Aires, and you'll hear from the people that we...


LEARN How Media Portrays The World with Indigo Traveller

How many times have you told your family and friends where you're going travelling and they've immediately given their opinion on it? "Oh, It's not safe there!" or "Oh my god, you'll get kidnapped!" Have you ever asked yourself why they have these opinions? Where do they come from? Is it the internet? News outlets? Films? Or even music? In this episode we're joined by YouTuber Nick Fisher A.K.A Indigo Traveller - he's an absolute pro at not listening to anyone else's opinions and doing...


3: Should I Go To South Africa? With Jodie and Jez

This month we're heading over the African plains to South Africa! We're joined by BBC radio presenter Jodie Halford and her hilarious hubby Jez. We talk about Cape Town, Nelson Mandela, the Apartheid, Kruger National Park, Johannesburg, game drives and we play Scattergories. Not forgetting, the capitals game x2 plus gameshow facts! Check it Mother Pho'ers! Follow us Website: www.whatthephotravelpodcast.com Twitter: @phopodcast Email: whatthephopodcast@gmail.com Facebook:...


CHALLENGE Bucket Lists with Kinging-It

For this mini-episode we're joined by Craig & Amiee from Kinging-it to talk about Bucket Lists and living life to the full. From wanting to swim with Great White sharks to travelling to the moon... anything is possible! Check out Kinging-It here http://www.kinging-it.com ============================================= Follow us Website: www.whatthephotravelpodcast.com Instagram: @whatthepho_podcast Twitter: @phopodcast Email: whatthephopodcast@gmail.com Facebook: Facebook.com/phopodcast...


2: What Is It Like Travelling Cuba? With Annie and Marc

This month we're joined by good friends Marc and Annie to discuss our experience and opinions of Cuba, the land of salsa & mojitos…. Not quite! This was an occasion for us when things didn't really go to plan. Travelling is **not** great all of the time! We talk about Cuba's eventful history, the places we visited, plus Nick & Marc go head to head in an epic rap battle, Pitbull style! MR WORLDWIDE, MR 305, HAHA. Follow us Website: www.whatthephotravelpodcast.com Twitter: @phopodcast Email:...


LEARN What Is The Best Type of Travel Accommodation? With Kathrynne Johnson

As R Kelly once said 'You wanna come to my hotel? Maybe I'll give you my room key.' Ever wondered what the best type of travel accommodation is for your trip? Join us as we discuss the pros and cons to hotels, hostels, Airbnb & couchsurfing. ============================================= Follow us Website: www.whatthephotravelpodcast.com Instagram: @whatthepho_podcast Twitter: @phopodcast Email: whatthephopodcast@gmail.com Facebook: Facebook.com/phopodcast #travel #wanderlust #backpack...


1: Backpacking Brazil On A Budget

We're back for SERIES 3! How exciting! BRAZIL! The land of Samba, Football and Caipirinhas! In this episode we help you to discover your love for Brazil, even if you haven't been there! We talk about Favelas, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Iguazu Falls, Feijoada and much more. ============================================= Follow us Website: www.whatthephotravelpodcast.com Instagram: @what_the_pho_podcast Twitter: @phopodcast Email: whatthephopodcast@gmail.com Facebook: Facebook.com/phopodcast...