Listener Special

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Date Published: 07/06/2022
Duration: 36:23
Season: 7

Today is a Travel Diaries first – a Listener Special where you, my amazing listeners, are this week’s special guests. I’ve interviewed many a star over the past seven seasons, but the real stars have been you, the listeners. Your incredible support has allowed the podcast to grow as quickly as it has, so it only felt right that I turn the tables, and the microphone, back on to you to tap into your collective wisdom and travel experiences, as you answer the seven chapters of the travel diaries.


From China to Kerala, from Costa Rica to Puglia, from the rainforests of the Amazon to the plains of Kenya, fasten your seatbelts for the first ever Travel Diaries Listener Special.


Destination Recap:


Chapter One – Earliest Childhood Travel Memories


– Beijing, China from Tone in Surrey, England

– France from Katja in Slovenia


Chapter Two – The First Place You Fell In Love With


– Villefranche-sur-Mer, France from Emma in Edinburgh, Scotland

– Austria from Joe from Somerset, England

– Kerala, India from Emma in London


Chapter Three – The Place Where You Learnt The Most About Yourself


– Karditsa, Greece from Aoife in Ireland



Chapter Four – All Time Favourite Destinations


– Puglia, Italy from Tracey in Wexford, Ireland

– Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest from Charlotte in New Zealand

– Nice, France from Jen in Belfast, Northern Ireland

– Kenya from Emma in Worcestershire



Chapter Five – Hidden Gems


– San Gerardo de Rivas in Costa Rica from Mani in Birmingham, England

– Rendezvous Bay, Antigua from Charlie in the Wirral, England

– Red Wharf Bay on the Isle of Anglesey, Wales from Shireen in Wales



Chapter Seven – The Destination At The Top Of Your Travel Bucket Lists


– Toronto, Canada from Ellie in East Sussex, England

– Japan from Aaron in South Wales


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