148 episodes

Welcome to Action Packed Travel! Our podcast features amazing travel stories...without having to go anywhere. The episodes are interviews with people who've been inspired by their adventures. They're also full of information and useful links, all of which you can find on our Show Notes. Our podcast can be used for future travel ideas and plans for the days when we can explore the world again! About us: we're Felice & Peter Hardy and 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…and a whole lot more. We've had lots of favourable reviews, such as: "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."

Action Packed Travel Felice & Peter Hardy

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 60 Ratings

Welcome to Action Packed Travel! Our podcast features amazing travel stories...without having to go anywhere. The episodes are interviews with people who've been inspired by their adventures. They're also full of information and useful links, all of which you can find on our Show Notes. Our podcast can be used for future travel ideas and plans for the days when we can explore the world again! About us: we're Felice & Peter Hardy and 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…and a whole lot more. We've had lots of favourable reviews, such as: "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."

    A Century of Cottar's Safaris

    A Century of Cottar's Safaris

    This week we're in Kenya talking to safari camp owner, Calvin Cotter, whose family came here from the Great Plains of the Midwest in the years before World War One.

    • 31 min
    The Ultimate Childcare for Skiers

    The Ultimate Childcare for Skiers

    This week, we're exploring the fraught subject of taking small children skiing for the very first time. We're going to start and end with a warning to listeners: If you want to book a nanny service-inclusive holiday for the coming winter, there is really no time to waste. You need to book right now.

    • 28 min
    The Secret Resort of Le Grand-Bornand

    The Secret Resort of Le Grand-Bornand

    Le Grand-Bornand is not a name like Morzine or Chamonix that trips easily off the tongue when we mention skiing, but it's typically and traditionally French.

    • 23 min
    North American Dream in the French Alps

    North American Dream in the French Alps

    It's the twentieth anniversary of Arc 1950. The resort began as the idea of Canadian resort developer, Intrawest, creator of Mont-Tremblant in Quebec and manager of some 20 other resorts in North America – from Whistler to Mammoth. Music: © Barney & Izzi Hardy

    • 19 min
    Wild Travels In Africa and Asia

    Wild Travels In Africa and Asia

    This week we're talking to someone who specialises in creating holidays that are entirely different – taking you to places you probably thought were out of bounds to all tourists.

    • 21 min
    From Fjord to Snowfield

    From Fjord to Snowfield

    We caught up with Rory Dixon who organises skiing-touring trips off a boat in Norway and Greenland, life-changing adventures to distant corners of the world.Music: © Barney & Izzi Hardy

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

Christian hosking ,

Travel inspiration!

A fascinating podcast from two very knowledgeable hosts

Jo YB ,

Joanna

Informative and fun podcast - makes you want to get out and travel !!

Skilux ,

Great podcast

Great podcast, so interesting and worth a listen.

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