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The Musafir Stories is an audio podcast that documents Indian travel tales. Each episode, we share the journey of travelers in their own words and relive their experience with you, our listeners. The sole aim of our podcast is to share the rich experiences of traveling in India and inspire listeners to take the leap of faith, grab those backpacks and set out to explore the beautiful and exotic country, India!

The Musafir Stories is an audio podcast that documents Indian travel tales. Each episode, we share the journey of travelers in their own words and relive their experience with you, our listeners. The sole aim of our podcast is to share the rich experiences of traveling in India and inspire listeners to take the leap of faith, grab those backpacks and set out to explore the beautiful and exotic country, India!

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India

Description:

The Musafir Stories is an audio podcast that documents Indian travel tales. Each episode, we share the journey of travelers in their own words and relive their experience with you, our listeners. The sole aim of our podcast is to share the rich experiences of traveling in India and inspire listeners to take the leap of faith, grab those backpacks and set out to explore the beautiful and exotic country, India!

Language:

English


Episodes

(Not) Far From Mumbai

9/16/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks with Husein and Keshav, hosts of the podcast “Far From Fact” (now you get the title of the episode?) Today's destination: Day trips and lesser explored places in and around Mumbai! Nearest Airport: Chattrapati Shivaraj Maharaj International Airport, BOM Nearest Railway Station: Mumbai Central, MMCT Prerequisites - NA Packing - NA Time of the year - Round the year Length of the itinerary: Day trips/weekend getaway Itinerary Highlights: Husein and...

Duration:00:50:32

Pragpur with Aakash Mehrotra

9/2/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Aakash Mehrotra from the blog www.handofcolors.me Today's destination: Pragpur and Garli, Himachal Pradesh! Nearest Airport: Kangra Airport, DHM Nearest Railway Station: Raimehtpur, MTPR or Ambh/Pathankot Prerequisites - NA Packing - Pack according to the weather, warm clothes preferable Time of the year - Round the year Length of the itinerary: 2 days Itinerary Highlights: Aakash takes us to the first heritage villages of India, Pragpur and...

Duration:00:44:37

Rajgir and Nalanda with Anshul Akhoury

8/19/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Anshul Akhoury from the blog dailypassengerr.com! WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY ALERT: ANUJ Today's destination: Rajgir and Nalanda, Bihar! Nearest Airport: Gaya Airport, Bodhgaya, GAY Nearest Railway Station: Rajgir Railway Station, RGD Prerequisites - NA Packing - Pack according to the weather. Time of the year - October to February Length of the itinerary: 2 days Itinerary Highlights: Anshul takes us to his home state of Bihar covering a part...

Duration:00:44:13

Ep. 110: Headhunters of Nagaland with Ila Reddy

8/5/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Ila Reddy, as she takes us on a trip to the land of the Headhunters, Nagaland! GIVEAWAY ALERT: https://forms.gle/QTLBNgZEy26CEzFQ9 Answer 3 simple questions and stand a chance to win a copy of the book “The Konyaks: Last of the tattooed Headhunters” Today's destination: Nagaland Nearest Airport: Dimapur Airport, DMU Nearest Railway Station: Dimapur Railway Station, DMV Prerequisites - Inner line permit is required. Can be applied at...

Duration:00:49:18

Ep. 109: Chikhaldara with Jasod Motwani

7/22/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Jasod Motwani as he takes us to the hill station of Chikhaldara in Maharashtra! Today's destination: Chikhaldara, Maharashtra Nearest Airport: Shioni airport, AKD Nearest Railway Station: Badnera Jn, BD Prerequisites - NA Packing - Pack according to the weather, don't forget your rain gear during the monsoons! Time of the year - June to September Length of the itinerary: 2 - 7 days Itinerary Highlights: Jasod starts off by discussing the...

Duration:00:40:48

Ep. 108: Puri with Ayush Kumar

7/8/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Ayush Kumar as he takes us to the holy town of Puri! Today's destination: Puri, Odisha! Nearest Airport: Biju Patnaik International Airport (BBI) Nearest Railway Station: Puri Railway station (PURI) Prerequisites - NA Packing - Pack according to the weather, dress code might apply at certain places Time of the year - November - January Length of the itinerary: 3-5 days Itinerary Highlights: Ayush shares his experience visiting the holy town...

Duration:00:55:31

Ep. 107: Jodhpur with Preethi Parthasarathy

6/24/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Preeti Parthasarathy, the Peppy Travel Girl! Today's destination: Jodhpur, Rajasthan! Nearest Airport: Jodhpur Airport, JDH Nearest Railway Station: Jodhpur Junction, JU Prerequisites - Dress according to the weather! Packing - Pack your sunglasses and sunscreen! Time of the year - Oct-Dec Length of the itinerary: 4-5 days Itinerary Highlights: Preethi starts off the episode with some geographic context around Jodhpur, best time to visit and...

Duration:00:54:16

Ep. 106: Tranquebar with Ranjani and Raghavan

6/8/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Ranjani and Raghavan from the blog Rararaasta! Today's destination: Tranquebar or Tharangambadi, Tamil Nadu Nearest Airport: Chennai International Airport, MAA Nearest Railway Station: Chidambaram Railway Station, CDM Prerequisites - N/A Packing - Pack according to the weather as summers can be hot and humid Time of the year - November to February is a good time. Length of the itinerary: Weekend itinerary is ideal. Itinerary Highlights: -...

Duration:00:47:05

105: Panchgani with Atul Maharaj

5/24/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Atul Maharaj as he takes us down the memory lane to the dreamy town of Panchgani! Today's destination: Panchgani, Maharashtra Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport, PNQ Nearest Railway Station: Pune Junction, PUNE Prerequisites - n/a Packing - pack according to the weather Time of the year - June to January can be a good time to travel Length of the itinerary - Weekend itinerary is optimal Itinerary Highlights: - Atul shares his...

Duration:00:47:42

104: Rebroadcast: Land of Pashmina with Adventure Sindbad

5/3/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Vishwas Raj, founder of the adventure travel company - Adventure Sindbad (www.adventuresindbad.com). Adventure Sindbad specializes in a variety of adventure activities across the Himalayas, right from hiking, cycling, whitewater rafting to family adventure tours. Sit back and enjoy as Vishwas takes us to Changthang, the land of the Pashmina! Today's destination: Changthang, Jammu & Kashmir Nearest Airport: Leh Airport Nearest Railway Station:...

Duration:00:37:51

103: Thrissur with Arjun Narayanan

4/19/2021
This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to journalist and host of Madraswallah podcast, Arjun Narayanan! Today's destination: Thrissur, Kerala! Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport, COK Nearest Railway Station: Thrissur Railway station, TCR Prerequisites - n/a Packing - Pack according to the weather if you are traveling in the summer. Time of the year - April-May Length of the itinerary: 3-5 days Itinerary Highlights: - Arjun talks about the rich history of Thrissur and the...

Duration:00:55:33

102: Pench with The Moonchasers

4/5/2021
Last Call - Limited time offer!! One month of free access to The Great Courses Plus: http://thegreatcoursesplus.com/musafir This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Chandreyi and Joy from the blog www.themoonchasers.com Today's destination: Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh! Nearest Airport: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur, MP (NAG) Nearest Railway Station: Nagpur Railway Station, NGP Prerequisites - Make sure to get permits and lodging sorted ahead of time...

Duration:00:58:36

101: Gomukh and Tapovan Trek with Chandan Prakash

3/22/2021
Limited time offer!! One month of free access to The Great Courses Plus: http://thegreatcoursesplus.com/musafir This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to slow traveler, mountain lover and YouTuber, Chandan Prakash! Today's destination: Gomukh and Tapovan Trek, Uttarakhand! Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, DED Nearest Railway Station: Dehradoon Railway Station, DDN Prerequisites - Permit will be required for the...

Duration:00:59:23

101: Gomukh and Tapovan Trek with Chandan Prakash

3/22/2021
Limited time offer!! One month of free access to The Great Courses Plus: http://thegreatcoursesplus.com/musafir This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to slow traveler, mountain lover and YouTuber, Chandan Prakash! Today's destination: Gomukh and Tapovan Trek, Uttarakhand! Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, DED Nearest Railway Station: Dehradoon Railway Station, DDN Prerequisites - Permit will be required for the...

Duration:00:56:30

100: Hoysala Temples with Pavan Srinath

3/8/2021
Celebrating 100 episodes! Thank you! Limited time offer!! One month of free access to The Great Courses Plus: http://thegreatcoursesplus.com/musafir This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Pavan Srinath, a policy researcher and host of Pragati podcast, Thale Harate podcast and BIC Talks podcast, as he takes us around our home state of Karnataka, exploring the temples of the Hoysala kingdom! Today's destination: Hoysala temples of Karnataka! Nearest Airport: Kempegowda Airport,...

Duration:01:00:21

99: Andaman Islands with Vaibhav Dewan

2/22/2021
Limited time offer!! One month of free access to The Great Courses Plus: http://thegreatcoursesplus.com/musafir Lecture: How to Speak Effectively in an setting: (Start your free trial before hitting this link) https://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/how-to-speak-effectively-in-any-setting This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Vaibhav Dewan, host of the pregnant papa podcast, Baapbeeti! Today's destination: Andaman Islands! Nearest Airport: Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port...

Duration:01:00:34

98: Auli with Raksha Rao

2/8/2021
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Duration:00:36:41

97: Chitrakoot with Shruti Pandey

1/25/2021
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Duration:01:08:49

96: Rebroadcast: Riverside Goa with Kaushal Karkhanis

1/13/2021
Winners of last episode's giveaway of "Into the heart of the Himalayas" by Jono Lineen: - Praneet - Anushika Litoria - Shiv Khilwani -------------------------------------------------------------------------- This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Kaushal Karkhanis aka The Exotic Gringo. Sit back and listen to where this pro traveller and polyglot takes us to today! Today's destination: Riverside Goa! Nearest Airport: Dabolim Airport (GOI), Goa Nearest Railway Station:...

Duration:00:40:53

95: Into the heart of the Himalayas with Jono Lineen

12/28/2020
GIVEAWAY ALERT: We're giving away a copy of Jono's book - "Into the heart of the Himalayas". Listen to the episode and answer 3 simple questions in the google form below to stand a chance to win a copy of the book. https://forms.gle/7hEuZEC1aK35NVBY6 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Winners of last episodes giveaway of "Superhuman River - Stories of the Ganga" - Jashim Jamaludheen - Lushma Rathore This week, The Musafir Stories speaks...

Duration:00:52:26