Listening. A collection of travel podcasts

Tips | 09.04.2020
Audio content is becoming more popular. Podcasts take over the world, the sounds of nature help people concentrate while working, and sometimes listening to information is easier. At home, you don't have to spend much time at the computer or TV. You can turn on the podcast and keep yourself busy. We recommend you what interesting podcasts to listen to.
Travel Stories
Travel with Rick Steves

Since 2014, the American presenter Rick Steves has been talking about events in the world of travel, collecting stories about interesting places, exploring the cultural characteristics of the countries of the world. Already in 599 episodes alone and with guests Rick Steve has been discussing various topics. For example, why paper maps have long become obsolete for travelling, how to choose a restaurant by looking on the street, why complete unfamiliarity is sometimes important while traveling. There are enough episodes to spend your free time and make your own opinion on many issues.

Where to listen: Apple Podcasts (iOS), Podcast Addict, SoundCloud, Stitcher
The Earful Tower

Eight seasons of the Paris podcast from Australian expat Oliver Gee. Lists of trendy cafes in the city and the best places for the first trip to the French capital, as well as debating questions, for example, "Should I ask the locals to correct your French" or "Why do many Frenchmen answer in English".

Where to listen: Podcasts (iOS), Official website
Zero To Travel

A series of travel interviews from travel expert Jason Moore about travel business, travel nomadism. Over 200 episodes of fascinating conversations about aspects of life in travel and career.

Where to listen: Podcasts (iOS), Spotify, Stitcher
Women Who Travel

The Condé Nast Traveler magazine podcast started with Women Who Travel on Facebook, where girls from all over the world shared experiences, asked questions and advice. The audience quickly gained momentum, and the editors Lale Arikoglu and Meredith Carey decided to create a podcast. In the episodes, the girls talk about the travels of women. From general topics on how to organize a family trip to philosophical questions. For example, how travelling helps to love yourself.

Where to listen: Podcasts (iOS), Soundcloud
The Extra Pack of Peanuts Podcast

Sherry Woods traveler and travel writer is called Rick Stevens of modern times. Interviews with travelers and personalities, life hacks, collections, wishlists and everything else that we love so much in travel media, only in audio format. Duration of podcast episodes varies from 20 minutes to 1.5 hours. It will be easy to choose an episode for any homework.

Where to listen: Podcasts (iOS), Stitcher, Soundcloud
Learning new
The British Museum Podcast

A podcast in which the director of The British Museum of Art Neil MacGregor tells stories about the museum. Informative episodes about outstanding exhibits: The Great Wave in Kanagawa, Katsushika Hokusai, mexican codex map and others.

Where to listen: BBC Radio, Podcasts (iOS)
Whitney Museum of American Art

If you always wanted to know more about American art, you should definitely listen to the Whitney Museum podcast. Museum employees and even the authors of the paintings tell about the most interesting exhibits. The podcast is not available on the usual services, but it is even better. On the website you can first look at the work itself, and then listen to the episode.

Where to listen: the official website of the museum
National Gallery of Art | Audio

The Washington National Gallery of Art is also available in audio format. Discussions about art with famous figures, authors and specialists in this field. You can listen to the issues, and then virtually look at the works under discussion on the museum's official website. If you listen to all 299 episodes, there is a risk that you will become very well versed in art.

Where to listen: Podcasts (iOS), the official website of the museum
Cultura Conscious

Paula Santos, the author of the podcast, worked in the museum field for more than ten years, until she decided to share her expert opinion with the audience. 17 episodes of the podcast are a series of interviews with cultural figures and museum workers.

Where to listen: Podcasts (iOS), Stitcher, the official website of the podcast
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