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From Fjord to Snowfield

We catch up with Rory Dixon who organises skiing-touring trips off a boat in Norway. Music: © Barney & Izzi Hardy 

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Jess the Horse Nomad

Jess Isbrecht is a digital nomad who travels full time with her horses.   Music: © Barney & Izzi Hardy 

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The World’s Most Travelled Man

Harry Mitsidis has travelled to every country in the world, at least twice.  He's the founder of a website called NomadMania. Music: © Barney & Izzi Hardy 

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Walking to the South Pole

To discover a little of what former Royal Marine, Sam Cox, will experience living alone at -30°C, podcaster Peter Hardy spends time in an industrial freezer. Music: © Barney & Izzi Hardy 

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An American in Paris

No, not the 1951 movie starring Gene Kelly and Lesley Caron… Jay Swanson moved from the USA and now lives in Paris where he calls himself: 'a YouTuber, writer, and puppy wrangler.'  He  publishes a guide to the city called Paris in my Pocket....

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The Van Life Revisited

We're on the road exploring a thriving sector of the travel industry that continues to explode in popularity across Europe.  Music © Barney and Izzi Hardy 

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The travel podcast from Peter and Felice Hardy

Welcome to ActionPacked, the travel podcast. 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 for it. So we launched on Friday 13th March 2020. But instead of making it travel with a holiday angle, for now we’re featuring a series of interviews with fascinating people who have done amazing things.

Some of the interviews might not seem to be directly related to travel, but all of the people we’ve spoken to have been inspired by their journeys.

Together we’ve spent half a lifetime travelling to just about every corner of the world, making a living as travel writers out of what we like doing best – and that’s skiing, biking, hiking, eating, exploring, city breaks, seaside, shopping…and a whole lot more. 

Each week, ActionPacked gives us the opportunity to share with you on the show some of these great experiences and the amazing people we meet along the way. You can find out much more about us here on actionpackedtravel.com. 

We’ll regularly be posting links and transcripts of our shows and a load of detailed information here about the holidays, the places, and the activities that we mention. How to get there, where to stay, what it costs, and other useful stuff. 

To us the winter and spring months means lots of skiing – it’s our premier profession, but life’s not just all about going downhill. We also like sunny beaches, crazy cities and the call of the wild.

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We’re UK-based travel and skiing journalists, editors and podcasters, working in print, online and broadcast.
Peter is co-editor of the ski information website Welove2ski and is Ski Correspondent of British national newspaper The Telegraph. He has skied since he first went to Lech as a child on a family holiday and has since been to some 520 resorts around the world. His 20-year career as a foreign correspondent took him to hotspots across the world and from it he developed a passion for travel. Favourite places include: Val d’Isere, the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda and Chile’s Lake District.

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