The World Nomads Podcast
Italy It'll Bring You to Tears
Italy is on the Mediterranean Sea sharing open land with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City. With a population of around 61 million you’ll never guess how many cups of espresso they consume! What’s in the Episode: 00:12 Intro 01:50 Phil’s Quiz Question 02:06 Elena on the sandwich that made her cry – “…and I didn't tell him what I wanted at all, I was like, "you just make your sandwich." And it had like six kinds of cheese on it, probably four kinds of...
USA: The America beyond the guidebooks
Embracing the kitsch in America’s South – What are the bees up to in Brooklyn? – The budget travel idea proving a hit - and exploring New York with The Bowery Boys.
Peru: Mountain, rainforest and surf?
In Episode 9 of the World Nomads Podcast we travel to Peru - An extremely biodiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region in the west to the peaks of the Andes Mountains. What's in the Episode 00:13 - Welcome 01:13 - Travel Quiz: Which is the second largest city in Peru? 01:24 – British actor Matt Lacey famous for playing Orlando in the Gap Yah comedy sketch which went viral on YouTube. 08:00 – Surf’s up in Peru. “They build these big old...
Germany: Seriously Fun
Germany after the US is the second most popular immigration destination and the most popular in the world for ex-pats. Germany is also a world power with a strong economy, a high standard of living with social security and universal health care plus you don’t pay college fees. Great! All that aside, what’s it like to explore as a traveller? What’s in the Episode: 01:02 Intro 02:20 Phil’s Quiz Question 03:01 Nomadic Matt New York Times, best-selling Author of “How to Travel the World...
New Zealand: The Land of the Long White Cloud
New Zealand, known as the Land of the Long White Cloud, has some of the most diverse environments on earth, from beaches and rainforests to mountains, lakes, glaciers and volcanoes. With the help of travel experts, Podcast Producer Kim Napier and World Nomads' Phil Sylvester, set out to find out why New Zealand has diving worth traveling for and the importance of being prepared when tramping. They’ll speak with the Godfather of adrenalin AJ Hackett Bungy co-founder Henry Van Ash. Hear...
Christmas: Snow or Sand
Having the Christmas holiday during the hottest part of the year makes the annual celebration somewhat different in the Southern hemisphere. In countries like Australia and New Zealand, we are on summer break surfing, swimming and going away camping while the rest of the world is cranking up the fire and hitting the slopes for their winter holiday. With the help of travel experts, Podcast Producer Kim Napier and World Nomads' Phil Sylvester, this episode explores Yuletide in the Southern...
South Africa: The Rainbow Nation
South Africa is the southernmost country of Africa and is often referred to as the “Rainbow Nation” to describe the country's multicultural diversity, especially in the wake of apartheid, in fact it has 11 different languages. With the help of travel experts, Podcast Producer Kim Napier and World Nomads' Phil Sylvester set out to discover if it’s possible to do a safari on a budget and what happens when you go cage diving with sharks. Hear the amazing story of the global photographer who...
Iceland: The land of fire and ice
Iceland is a Nordic island country of Europe in the North Atlantic Ocean and is the world’s 18th largest island. It’s rich in literature, arts and music against a background of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and the northern lights. Iceland is an isolated country and its language has stayed pure and close to its roots -- it’s the closest you can get to Old Norse spoken by the Vikings. We’ll hear the Icelandic tourism campaign dubbed the world’s hardest Karaoke song. And with only a few...
Panama: A unique Latin America experience.
Panama is a country in Central America bordered by Costa Rica to the West, Columbia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south, and visitors say it delivers the most unique latin American experience of the region. The capital, Panama City, is a modern, sophisticated metropolis that much resembles Miami, but on the doorstep of a rainforest! We will explore the city, the beaches, it’s coffee and music, plus discuss the effect the humidity has on your...
Canada: More than maple syrup?
Canada's ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. We explore its remoteness as we are taken on an Inuit led adventure with a travel journalist who shares his terrifying toilet stop. In Travel News, we chat about the cities named in Lonely Planet’s “Top Ten Cities to Visit in 2018” including the one we couldn’t believe made the cut! We have details of the Photography Scholarship winner who is off to Myanmar next year...
Croatia: Loved to death?
Episode 1 of the World Nomads Podcast looks at travel to Croatia - a great destination for travelers, but why are so many locals angry with visitors? Plus, in light of a swathe of 'anti-tourist' laws being introduced in some of the most popular destinations on Earth we ask if it's possible to love a place to death? In Travel News we speak to a family who had to shelter from Hurricane Irma by huddling in a bathtub! And are you considering taking a gap year - then listen as we speak to...
The World Nomads Podcast
Explore your boundaries and discover your next adventure with The World Nomads Podcast. Hosted by Podcast Producer Kim Napier and World Nomads Phil Sylvester, each episode will take you around the world with insights into destinations from travelers and experts. They’ll share the latest in travel news, answer your travel questions and fill you in on what World Nomads is up to, including the latest scholarships and guides. The World Nomads Podcast is not your usual travel Podcast. It’s...