travel podcast

September 2020

September is the month that contains our two biggest podcast episodes ever – in terms of downloads – A Complete Guide To Stonehenge and Fly Fishing – From Trout To Trevally. Why are these two so much bigger than any other (an exception is our very first episode, The Man Who Has Skied More Resorts…

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August 2020

So far we’ve had 76 five-star ratings on Apple iTunes in the UK, and 79 in the USA, but “What an interesting and diverse world you are opening up for us in a nicely laid back way. Very informative and some are also wonderful archive material,” is definitely the loveliest quote we’ve had from anyone…

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July 2020

On the last day of July, when lockdown and travel is as unsure as ever, we have now recorded our first episode on location. It was in our home town of Winchester, so that wasn’t too difficult, and we’re going to be doing others in the UK. We’re not able to go further afield, as…

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June 2020

This month we did something new – we went on someone else’s podcast. We met Wendy Payne from Travel With Wendy on the Buzzsprout Podcast Community on Facebook and decided to do a swap – so we interviewed Wendy for our podcast and then she interviewed us. But Wendy doesn’t only have a podcast, she…

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May 2020

ActionPacked has now been going for 90 days since we started, and we’ve had almost 2,000 downloads last time I looked, in 29 different countries worldwide. Each person listens for an average of 30 minutes per episode, and our subjects have ranged from safaris to winter sports, jewellery to crime writing. Some of these might…

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April 2020

Welcome to our second month of ActionPacked. Last month we started with a man who’d skied around the world, and Britain’s no 1 crime writer. This month we’ve spoken to a food writer, a couple who cycled across Southeast Asia, a hot-air balloonist who flew over the Niagara Falls, and a railway expert. We can’t…

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March 2020

Our idea for this podcast came about a few months ago, before the world as we know it changed. ‘Should we carry on or mothball it?’ We wondered. Hell no, let’s go ahead. So we launched on Friday 13th March 2020 – not the greatest date. But instead of making it travel with a holiday…

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