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Political analyst Ambika Vishwanath and corporate executive Hoshner Reporter quit their day jobs in 2015 and set out on a journey to explore India. Every episode features them looking back on the highlights of their travel of over 15000 kilometres, 13 states, and everything in between. This is an Indus Vox Media Production

Political analyst Ambika Vishwanath and corporate executive Hoshner Reporter quit their day jobs in 2015 and set out on a journey to explore India. Every episode features them looking back on the highlights of their travel of over 15000 kilometres, 13 states, and everything in between. This is an Indus Vox Media Production
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Political analyst Ambika Vishwanath and corporate executive Hoshner Reporter quit their day jobs in 2015 and set out on a journey to explore India. Every episode features them looking back on the highlights of their travel of over 15000 kilometres, 13 states, and everything in between. This is an Indus Vox Media Production

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S04 E08: Why Bihar Should Be On Your Travel List

11/12/2018
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"Wait, Bihar?" you wonder. Yes, but the fact is that the ancient cradle of Buddhism, Bihar has a lot to offer! Buddhist temples, heritage art & cultural sites and some of the yummiest Asian food in the country. Tune in to find out why you should consider Bihar for your next vacation! Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Duration:00:32:35

S04 E07: Kutch Beyond The Rann

11/5/2018
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A lot has been said about the surrealistic beauty of the Rann of Kutch. In this episode, Ambika and Hoshner talk about Kutch beyond just the Rann. They talk Hodka village, embroidery workshops, pottery and the many different art forms you can see in the villages around the Rann. Stay tuned for a fun travel tip at the end of the episode! Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our...

Duration:00:32:14

S04 E06: Re-Discovering Mumbai Part II

10/29/2018
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We travel the country and the world and often tend to forget what’s around us. Join Ambika and Hoshner as they explore more of this metropolitan - from the stunning Bhau Daji Lad Museum to touring the world's most famous slum Dharavi. Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Duration:00:29:04

S04 E05: Best Himalayan Treks For Beginners

10/22/2018
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At 36, Hoshner embarked on his first proper Himalayan trek in beautiful Uttarakhand, on his birthday! If you are an amateur or a beginner in trekking, tune in to hear their novice trekking stories and some great options for treks for beginners that will have you hooked. Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Duration:00:29:54

S04 E04: It's Safari Time!

10/15/2018
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With over 100 national parks, India has an amazing array of wildlife! Planning a safari vacation can be daunting. Listen to this episode as Ambika and Hoshner talk about some of their favourite parks and let you in on all the little details on planning a safari! Fun Fact: Your hosts Ambika and Hoshner met each other for the first time on a safari! Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check...

Duration:00:27:51

S04 E03: Offbeat Road Trips to Discover India

10/8/2018
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India has some fantastic but over done road trip options including the Manali to Leh highway or the Konkan coast. In this episode Ambika and Hoshner detail a couple of offbeat options for you, complete with where to stay and what to eat. Bonus trip at the end of the episode, listen in! Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Duration:00:42:50

S04 E02: Y(Our) Winter Wish List

10/1/2018
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Ambika and Hoshner talk about going back to some of their favourite places at a different time, and during a better season. Winter is a great time to travel in India, from diving in the Andamans to skiing in Auli to enjoy the sunset in Landour - and we are spoilt for choice. In this episode we narrow down the list and make the choice easier for you. Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can...

Duration:00:28:47

S04 E01: Quitting Your Job To Travel - Is It For You?

9/24/2018
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Yes! We are back with an all new season. We start the season by answering some of the most frequently asked questions about our freelance travel lifestyle, how we embarked on this journey, is it everything it's cracked up to be and most-importantly - Is it for you? Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Duration:00:29:45

S03 E10: Blue Yonder – Tourism that benefits communities

3/25/2018
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Here is a travel company that engages with communities, artisans and storytellers to take you on in-depth journeys with local communities as major stakeholders in these endeavors. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:30:21

S03 E09: A centuries old family style Ganpati celebration in Goa

3/18/2018
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We chat with Zinnia Mandrekar about her quest to document 16 generations of her family, their heritage home and unique family style Ganpathi in Goa. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:29:54

S03 E08: One Naga’s quest to bring back the animals

3/11/2018
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An NGO in central Nagaland that is working against old customs to change mindsets and introduce wildlife and forest conservation methods. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:29:19

S03 E07: Devrai Art Village – Livelihood through

3/4/2018
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Ambika and Hoshner chat with Mrs Mandakini Mathur whose passion has brought an age old art form to the forefront with modern design and thinking whilst helping artisans from Naxal affected areas. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:32:55

S03 E06: Umoja – Making travel accessible for the disabled

2/25/2018
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Travel is not just the purview of a few and with this adage Yeshwant Holkar talks about the challenges faced by people with physical disabilities and the work they are doing to make travel more accessible. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:33:38

S03 E05: Preserving the heritage of Living Homes

2/18/2018
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One of the last living homes of the Namboodari community with four inner courtyards and a unique system of cultural preservation that we experienced during a recent trip to Kerala. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:30:49

S03 E04: Documenting vanishing cultures for the next generation

2/11/2018
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In conversation with Phejin Konyak, who has traveled around her region to document her tribe's dying tattoo culture in a recently released book. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:35:13

S03 E03: Give Back Give Away - Using Travel to support communities

2/4/2018
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This unique travel company brings travelers closer to the places they visit through social projects designed to improve lives of local communities. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:27:27

S03E02: Homestays as a means of dignified livelihood

1/28/2018
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In the heart of Madhya Pradesh, a small NGO is using travel as a means to provide livelihoods and help lower caste communities find a dignified place in society. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:24:12

S03E01: Chatting about Responsible Tourism with NGT India Editor

1/21/2018
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Ambika and Hoshner chat with Shreevatsa Nevatia about favorite travel spots, India, responsible tourism and using travel as a means to go beyond. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:43:15

The Journey Continues (Preview to Season 3)

1/19/2018
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On Season 3 of The ReDiscoveryPodcast, Ambika and Hoshner introduce you to people and organisations who are working towards preserving old art forms and heritage, giving back to local communities and making travel more than just ticking sights off a list. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter:...

Duration:00:00:51

S02E10: Your Travel Questions Answered

9/3/2017
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On the final episode of the second season, we answer questions from our readers and listeners on travel tips, recommendations, best routes, our favourite state to visit and more. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Duration:00:31:46