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A home for all the untold travel stories. The kind of stories you'd tell your friends in the pub when you return from a trip, but wouldn't dream of publishing in a guidebook. In The Rough Guide to Everywhere we chat with people who inspire us from around the world – comedians, authors, adventurers – with travel stories to tell. Plus dispatches on the road from our team of Rough Guides writers. The series is hosted by Rough Guides travel editor Greg Dickinson (@greg_dickinson).

A home for all the untold travel stories. The kind of stories you'd tell your friends in the pub when you return from a trip, but wouldn't dream of publishing in a guidebook. In The Rough Guide to Everywhere we chat with people who inspire us from around the world – comedians, authors, adventurers – with travel stories to tell. Plus dispatches on the road from our team of Rough Guides writers. The series is hosted by Rough Guides travel editor Greg Dickinson (@greg_dickinson).
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A home for all the untold travel stories. The kind of stories you'd tell your friends in the pub when you return from a trip, but wouldn't dream of publishing in a guidebook. In The Rough Guide to Everywhere we chat with people who inspire us from around the world – comedians, authors, adventurers – with travel stories to tell. Plus dispatches on the road from our team of Rough Guides writers. The series is hosted by Rough Guides travel editor Greg Dickinson (@greg_dickinson).

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Episodes

USA: the Black Masking Indians of New Orleans

9/10/2018
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In eighteenth-century Louisiana, escapee African slaves would make a break for the bayous. Here they might encounter Native Americans and occasionally find asylum with them: two peoples who had in common a struggle for freedom from oppression. That this episode in history is remembered is in part thanks to the Black Masking Indians of New Orleans, who are best known for their unmissable presence at the city’s Mardi Gras celebrations. Lavishly dressed in intricately beaded suits, the Black...

Duration:00:23:37

DNA travel: your genetic journey

8/27/2018
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This week on The Rough Guide to Everywhere, host Rebecca Hallett (instagram.com/becca.hallett) takes a journey into her own genes, and asks whether it’s worth the trip. As at-home DNA tests get increasingly popular, some people are starting to travel based on their ancestry results. Is this an innovative new way to plan a trip, adding depth and connection to your travels? Or is it just another fad? Thanks to co-host Neil McQuillian, producer Alannah Chance of Reduced Listening...

Duration:00:26:48