Thursday, February 29, 2024

Tales from the Departure Lounge


Right here we recap among the greatest episodes from 2023.

1. Rachel MacSween (IDP) – Seize Bag And Go

A lot of laughs and relatable insights, this episode raised the essential concern of security for feminine travellers. Rachel launched the concept of a grab-bag, a small bag of important gadgets you may rapidly take with you if it is advisable to flee hazard. She additionally talked about packing a door wedge after a unadorned man tried to beat down her resort door in the midst of the night time.

Remaining boarding name: Lagos, Nigeria (by way of the distant Scottish Isles)

2. Jogvan Klein (College of Queensland) – Endlessly Younger and Faroese 

Deep, brooding, Nordic noir – Jogvan took pleasure in making our listeners cry together with his bone-dry sense of humour and tales from his native Faroe Islands. From exploring the connection together with his personal father to the untimely start of his daughter in Vietnam that is an emotional rollercoaster. Simply be sure to hearken to the top.

Remaining boarding name: The Faroe Islands (by way of Vietnam)

3. Marko Remes (Edith Cowan College) – The Runaway Bride

Probably the craziest story we’ve heard on the podcast, Marko recollects an journey together with his good friend Tina in Tunisia that can get your adrenaline pumping (the clue is within the title). A pure storyteller, we additionally focus on sauna tradition, the Eurovision track contest and what it feels wish to be a no person in a brand new nation.

Remaining boarding: Finland (by way of Estonia, Tunisia and Western Australia)

4. Tony Eyles (British Airways) – This Is Your Captain Talking

We satisfied a British Airways first officer to return on the present and bust all of the myths about flying. For frequent flyers that is a necessary chat about aviation together with turbulence, layovers, the bunk, terrorism, local weather change and physics. Oh, and why you need to by no means critique a pilot’s touchdown!

Remaining boarding name: India (by way of the Bermuda Triangle)

5. TFTDL LIVE in Australia – with Louis Clay (Trinity Faculty, College of Melbourne)

We took to the stage at The PIE Dwell Australia to file a particular reside episode with Louis Clay. He had the viewers in stitches, speaking about touring with teachers, dressing to impress and the distinction between New Zealanders and Australians. Features a visitor host look from The PIE‘s CEO Amy Baker and our fantastic viewers down below.

Remaining boarding name: India (by way of China)

6. Justin Wooden (ApplyBoard) – Cuban Midlife Disaster

Justin Wooden is director of associate relations for ApplyBoard, the USD$1.4B valued edtech recruitment platform from Canada. Throughout his profession he has travelled to over 70 totally different international locations and picked up just a few tales alongside the way in which! Hosts, Andy and Nick, information him by means of his chain smoking, motorbike driving mid-life disaster to search out true enlightenment.

Remaining boarding name: Cuba (by way of Pakistan)

7. Karin Fischer (The Chronicle of Greater Training) – The American Dream 

We spoke to award-winning journalist Karin Fischer from The Chronicle of Greater Training about present geo-political turmoil and the way that’s impacting model America. We mentioned the good privilege of telling pupil tales and gaining belief as a reporter in a world of faux information. We additionally mentioned parasites and why you need to by no means eat the purple cheesecake!

Remaining boarding name: Hong Kong (by way of New Brunswick)

8. Shivani Bhalla (Brunel College London) – Kitne Aadmi The?

The well-known Bollywood line interprets to ‘what number of males are there?’ Shivani Bhalla is a self-proclaimed Delhi brat and she or he joined the present to debate hypothesis about her love life and what it’s wish to be a feminine, Indian worldwide pupil and now chief, forging a profession on the opposite facet of the world – together with carrying a pepper spray.

Remaining boarding name: Switzerland (by way of South Delhi)

9. Leanne Linacre (Lead 5050 / LILA* Liverpool) – A Courageous New World

Leanne Linacre shares her epic private journey, from a transformational expertise as a backpacker to being CEO of an organization with a mission to create a fairer world for everybody. We focus on levelling up gender-equality in society together with how applicable it’s to have two middle-aged males having a chat on a podcast.

Remaining boarding name: Thailand (by way of Greece)

Anecdotal reviews from listeners of tears of laughter and near-car crashes are proof that this episode is unmissable

10. Martyn Edwards (Loughborough College) – Hiraeth, The Longing To Return

This authentic pilot episode that examined the idea has develop into legendary. Practically 1,000 folks have listened to this episode alone and Martyn’s phrases “it went up his again and out of his collar” are rapidly changing into his legacy in worldwide training. Anecdotal reviews from listeners of tears of laughter and near-car crashes are proof that this episode is unmissable.

Remaining boarding name: USA (Patagonia, Argentina)

The sequence is out there to hearken to on all main streaming companies together with Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music.

You too can pay attention totally free on-line together with full textual content transcription for accessibility.

 

 

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