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The Wander and Wonder Podcast is where we wander around the world wondering about wander and then we wonder some more and talk about it.

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The Wander and Wonder Podcast is where we wander around the world wondering about wander and then we wonder some more and talk about it.

    After Covid19: Our role as travellers

    After Covid19: Our role as travellers

    Let's face it, travel is a luxury. But those who depend on tourism to sustain their livelihoods are the most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Tourism has been seen as a great tool for developing, but it has also create a dependency of communities on this industry that are now experiencing a terrible situation. In this episode, Heather and I continue to discuss the impacts of the Coronavirus crisis on the travel industry, and we reflect on how as we can help. Read more at www.thatwanderchic.com 

    • 20 min
    Travel plans cancelled. Covid-19 strikes the travel industry

    Travel plans cancelled. Covid-19 strikes the travel industry

    As travel plans have been cancelled until 2021, we travellers ask ourselves when will we be able to catch another flight. Some had to cancel and postpone travel plans until further notice, others were on a trip while everything went down. For the first episode of second season of The Wander and Wonder Podcast, my guest Heather and I, will be discussing how the travel industry has been struck by this epidemic.  Heather shares with us her experience on the travel agent side of things on how the process has been for both industry and travellers. Read more on www.thatwanderchic.com

    • 17 min
    Cuban Feels: ancestry, tourism and the revolution

    Cuban Feels: ancestry, tourism and the revolution

    How tourism, -an industry that pinpoints the commodification of culture, and one of the capitalist experiences of excellence- exist and has developed in Cuba? There is so many views to Cuban tourism industry. Marisa and I dwell on the many feelings that we encounter while visiting this country. Read More.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Literary tourism, yes its a thing.

    Literary tourism, yes its a thing.

    One would think Literature can only bring good things. But how does it impact the tourism industry? Is it really as benevolent as we think literature to be? Literary tourism brings in tourism revenue to places and people, but there are issues to consider. Fabian and I discuss some of the issues regarding literature in the travel industry and its impacts on cultural heritage. Read more

    • 51 min
    Whats the deal with Volunteer Tourism?

    Whats the deal with Volunteer Tourism?

    Volunteer tourism fulfils this desire to visit, experience and give back to other communities. This sounds lovely, doesn’t it? But what´s really the deal with Voluntourism? On this episode, Andrea Mayorga shares with us her experience being a volunteer in her own country. To know more visit www.impetuhub.com

    • 46 min
    Elephant Riding: Yay or nay

    Elephant Riding: Yay or nay

    I'm going to be very blunt in this episode: if it wasn't for a tourist demand, elephants would not be exploited the way they are. So, today, I interview Nia Klatte, an expert in the topic, who shares with us EVERYTHING you must know before you hop on this magnificent animal. To have more information don´t miss our articles at www.impetuhub.com

    • 44 min

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