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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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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 tribes 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

S02E09: Amazing (and easy) trips across the North East

8/27/2017
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Exploring to the North East of the country is something that every traveler dreams of, but it seems a little difficult and it always feels like there is not enough time to do it. Here we present 3 fun and exciting trips across 3 states in the region that are easy to plan, don't require weeks and are not horrendously expensive either. So start packing Now! For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome...

Duration:00:25:18

S02E08: Exploring Bombay

8/20/2017
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Very often we tend not to explore our own backyards, with the idea that it will get done some day. So for all you Bombay folk and for those visiting the city, here is a list of funky things to do in the city that show you a completely different side to this bustling metropolis. What are you waiting for? 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:...

Duration:00:25:45

S02E07: Cool shopping ideas across the country

8/13/2017
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India is full of amazing things to buy, from art and artifacts to antiques and textiles, and it’s always nice to pick up a little something and take home a little piece of art and culture. In the episode, we talk about some off beat shopping ideas to indulge in while traveling around the country, which inspired us to find that little bit of extra space in our already overstuffed backpacks! For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM...

Duration:00:25:58

S02E06: Your Guide to Ziro

8/6/2017
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One of our favourite places, the Ziro Valley, plays host every year to the wonderful Ziro Festival of Music, which we love and have been to twice. With the festival coming up in September, we are here to help you plan an ideal trip to this beautiful corner of the country, listen to some great music, gorge on yummy food and meet interesting and quirky fellow travellers, all with a very special guest. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is...

Duration:00:38:35

S02E05: Some of our favourite home-stays

7/30/2017
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There is no better way to experience a place than by staying with a local family, be it in a small village or a big town or in the middle of the jungle. We love home-stays and here we bring to you some of our favorites, where we’ve had great experiences in some stunning locations and eaten some yummy authentic local homemade food. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us:...

Duration:00:23:34

S02E04: Agra Beyond the Taj

7/23/2017
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The iconic Taj Mahal is a must see on every tourist's list and gets thousands of visitors every day from all over the world. However, hidden in the shadow of this famous monument, Agra has plenty more to offer and we take you on a journey to discover this beautiful ancient city of the Mughals. 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:...

Duration:00:26:05

S02E03: Proposed UNESCO Sites to Visit

7/16/2017
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UNESCO World Heritage sites present some of the best places a country has to offer and waiting in line to receive this badge of honor are countless other fabulous monuments, places of natural beauty and cultural spaces. We present 4 such places which have been nominated to be UNESCO sites but haven't yet been inundated with tourists, thus making for a lovely viewing experience. Oh and visiting these sites before everyone else will also earn you some bragging rights! You can visit our...

Duration:00:29:11

S02E02: Planning the Perfect Ladakh Trip

7/9/2017
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Featuring on everyone’s bucket listen, planning a trip to Ladakh, is a little daunting. It’s far and seems quite expensive, with options aplenty. In this episode, we help you plan your perfect Ladakh trip, covering not only the usual must do’s, but also some offbeat locations with a special guest who is a veteran of the region. You can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production; for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website:...

Duration:00:30:26

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