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The World in a Weekend Travel Podcast is a light-hearted look at the world around us and how to travel it. Each week we bring you the weirdest and most wonderful travel news we can find, try to teach you something about countries of the world that you've never heard of, sneak you some travel tips and then tell you about the highlights of our travels across this little blue dot. It's a podcast for anyone who loves, learning, trivia or has a half our spare and wants so lighthearted fun in their lives.

The World in a Weekend Travel Podcast is a light-hearted look at the world around us and how to travel it. Each week we bring you the weirdest and most wonderful travel news we can find, try to teach you something about countries of the world that you've never heard of, sneak you some travel tips and then tell you about the highlights of our travels across this little blue dot. It's a podcast for anyone who loves, learning, trivia or has a half our spare and wants so lighthearted fun in their lives.
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United Kingdom

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The World in a Weekend Travel Podcast is a light-hearted look at the world around us and how to travel it. Each week we bring you the weirdest and most wonderful travel news we can find, try to teach you something about countries of the world that you've never heard of, sneak you some travel tips and then tell you about the highlights of our travels across this little blue dot. It's a podcast for anyone who loves, learning, trivia or has a half our spare and wants so lighthearted fun in their lives.

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English

Contact:

00447800859916


Episodes

Episode 9: Argentina Top 5 and Icelandic Gold

9/21/2017
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This week: Skymall: the in flight magazine aimed at people at their very worst: 3 mins 30 secs Argentina: We finally talk about a country you might be interested in visiting! 6 mins 45 secs The Blue Lagoon: Iceland's not so secret giant hot tub party: 13 mins 45 secs We tell how to get a free holiday in our travel tips section: 23 mins and 30 secs And then finally end this thing... Until next week!

Duration: 00:26:03


Episode 8: Danger Tourism Special: Afghanistan, Global Warming and selfies

9/17/2017
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This Week on the World in a Weekend Travel Podcast we get DANGEROUS! After the usual opening ramblings we look at the recent spike of selfie related deaths... including someone dying trying to get a selfies of themselves on some train tracks with a train in the background whilst the train was moving towards them... 2 mins 30 secs We take a look at one of the most dangerous tourist destinations in the world and ask why do people want to go there... 4mins We then get back into our review...

Duration: 00:23:12


Episode 7: Nauru Talking, Snorkelling in Iceland, and and how to Northern Light it up!

9/4/2017
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We're back! After a bout with Dengue Fever, the podcast is once again doing it's thing and talking about a lot of random travel related stuff. On today's menu: Amuse Bouche: Tim crashes and burns attempting a freestyled intro Travel news: Complete nonse (2 mins) Itineraries: Tim tried to convice you to visit the most unpopular place in the world (5 mins) Reviews: Awkwardly snorkelling in Iceland in a glacier in January (15 mins) Travel Tips: How to see the northern lights (28...

Duration: 00:29:39


An Apology - We got the FEVER!

9/4/2017
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An Apology from The World in a Weekend team: We go the fever (litterally) but we're now back and new episodes are coming to you soon!

Duration: 00:05:08


Episode 6: A Barcelona Break and a Toast to the Ivory Coast

6/19/2017
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Episode 6 of the world in a weekend travel podcasts! This week we're one step closer to being a a Tracey brother as travel news brings us an exciting new Thunderbirds inspired invention! Our itinerary this week is our first foray into Africa With a guide to the Ivory Coast. I have the pleasure of taking 10 mins to talk to you about my favourite building in the world: The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. And we finish off by sharing with you my mostest favouritest Everest Travel App...

Duration: 00:28:13


Episode 5: Turkmenistan Travel and Sexy Snakes

6/15/2017
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Episode 5 of the World in a weekend Travel Podcasts takes a turn for the weird with some sexy snake news, a guide to a country run by a happy lunatic and then a new section of the podcast: Complete and utter lies. Hopefully this should be some welcome light relief after a couple of weeks where we seemed to spend a lot of time talking about ethnic cleansing. Also on the show this week: How to book long Haul flights. You know, for those listeners who might be quite serious about...

Duration: 00:26:13


Albania Mania and Rome-ing around the Colosseum

5/10/2017
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On this week on the World in a Weekend: - Tavel News: A slow and painful death on a plane - Our itinerary to Albania - Our thoughts and feelings about Rome's Colosseum - Some travel tips on how to pack like a ninja And some more standard stupidity and nonsense on the Travel Podcast

Duration: 00:20:51


Episode 3: Israel (ly good fun) and Champagne Weekends in France

5/1/2017
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This week on The World in a Weekend Travel Podcast we take a look at Isreal and talk a mixture of serious middle east history, and less serious middle East history such as Robo-Dolphins. Travel news features some serious news about a scam going on at the worlds worst airports... and some less serious news about goat flatulence. As it's a bank holliday weekend we take a look back at our last bank holiday weekend getaway where we went to France and learn how to become a champagne...

Duration: 00:27:31


A Slow and Painful Death on a Plane - Season 1 Teaser

4/28/2017
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Need to know how to spend a sweet 19 hours trapped on a plane? Don't worry, because we've got an OR-some list for you. Subscribe to the World in a Weekend Podcast to get all the episodes of Season 1 (and out cheeky specials) downloaded straight to your phone). New Episodes released on Mondays.

Duration: 00:02:03


What is this and who is Tim Peffers?

4/24/2017
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What is this? Who are you? What's the point? Why have a I downloaded this? Great questions, play me to find out... and learn a little but about 24 hour jigsaw puzzle competitions in Belgium.

Duration: 00:05:23


Episode 2: Guatemalan Getaways and Riga Mortis

4/23/2017
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Episode 2 of the World in a Weekend Travel Podcast brings you exciting sports news from Everest, tips on how to spend a fun weekend in Guatemala, How to pack so that you're not carrying unnecessary oxygen in your carry on on luggage, and we spend a little time having a vaguely serious moment talking about the horrors of the holocaust and the Soviet Occupation of Latvia thanks to our review of Riga's Museum of the occupation. And we have yet another silly fake sponsor. Subscribe to the...

Duration: 00:18:59


Episode 1: Party in Tajikistan

4/21/2017
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Episode 1 of the World in a Weekend Travel Podcast: The podcast that aims to travel the World so that you don't have to. Todays' episode features a cheesy introduction, our guide to what to do on a wild weekend in Tajikistan, almost too much Mile High Club news, some tips on how to book cheap flights and, of course, a quick exploration of Latvian Architecture. Hope you enjoy, Suscribe now to get Episode 2 sent straight to your phone, and some handy tips about Drunken Horse Racing in...

Duration: 00:23:22