10 episodes

This podcast series celebrates travel as a way of life with stories of cool people doing cool stuff in a cool industry; folks who’ve built lives in travel and those whose lives have been changed by travel.

A Life in Travel Yeoh Siew Hoon

    • Places & Travel
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

This podcast series celebrates travel as a way of life with stories of cool people doing cool stuff in a cool industry; folks who’ve built lives in travel and those whose lives have been changed by travel.

    Ep 10: Martin Reiher – Soundscapes of the mind

    Ep 10: Martin Reiher – Soundscapes of the mind

    An affinity with sound has followed Martin throughout his life; from the discovery of his love for the guitar following the passing of his father, to becoming a music producer today. The Managing Director of Meesta Production experiences the world through sound, and translates thoughts and emotions into lines of music. Tune into this episode to hear what the soundscapes of places like Berlin, Singapore, Tibet and Nepal sound like to Martin.

    • 24 min
    Ep 9: Jennie Chua – Flying high with feet firmly on the ground

    Ep 9: Jennie Chua – Flying high with feet firmly on the ground

    Having achieved many firsts throughout her illustrious career, the woman who wears many hats is still to date, best known as the first woman and the first Singaporean to be appointed General Manager of Raffles Hotel in the city-state. This trailblazing hotelier who grew up in a family that went from rags to riches, and then to rags again, shares on what her childhood experiences taught her about life and her thoughts on the hospitality industry.

    • 48 min
    Ep 8: Loh Lik Peng – Collector of passion projects

    Ep 8: Loh Lik Peng – Collector of passion projects

    A lawyer by training and an entrepreneur by nature, Loh Lik Peng saw an opportunity during the Asian Financial Crisis which spurred his first foray into the hospitality industry, as well as the F&B industry eventually. The founder of Unlisted Collection delves into how he came to open Singapore’s first urban boutique hotel before it became a trend, and the models that drive his businesses.

    • 36 min
    Ep 7: Hichame Assi – World citizen

    Ep 7: Hichame Assi – World citizen

    The hardcore music-loving man of Syrian-British mixed heritage is at home everywhere, and yet does not call any specific place home. The travel tech specialist and CEO of HotelsCombined shares on his dynamic background, and his perspectives on technology.

     “I see my phone as an extension of my mind…I don’t think it makes me dumber, it just frees my mind up to do other things. I think it’s important that the mind is thinking and processing, and I don’t think that's (been) taken away.” – Hi

    • 40 min
    Ep 6: Calvin & Ava Soh – One kind family

    Ep 6: Calvin & Ava Soh – One kind family

    One Kind House, the Airbnb experience run by the Soh family, is inspired by the sense of community and togetherness of kampung living. This father and daughter team share on the motivations behind establishing this experience, the things they learned along the way and their thoughts on travel.

    • 34 min
    Ep 5: Stephan Ekbergh – A maverick with a cause

    Ep 5: Stephan Ekbergh – A maverick with a cause

    Stephan’s love for adventure and the unconventional has chartered his life. The founder and CEO of Travelstart shares on what brought him to call South Africa home, inspirations from music and the motivation behind his persistent pursuit to impact the face of travel in Africa.

    “…I think the world is your stage and you don't look at a country as your home. You look at the culture, the civilisation. You look at the people around you. You look at the tribe basically, as your home.” – Stephan Ekber

    • 45 min

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4 Ratings

puneet0911 ,

Inspiring and engaging

As always Siew Hoon has come up with another platform that just boosts my love for travel.

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