A couple of europhiles discuss the European Union from the perspective of its member states. Europe is waking up so it's time for a celebration of old Europe as it moves into modernity. With its grand history, art and culture, we explain away through storytelling and personal experiences, having lived in several European capitals.
The Victor Janusz Interview
For your listening pleasure 'A Couple of Europhiles' present Seattle's Premier Piano Man - Victor Janusz - including a few of his most romantic, jazzy and playful tunes. Through funny and touching stories we cover the theater, cabaret and music scene and ride the emotional spectrum of an artistic life. From NY to Seattle, forever […]
‘A Couple of Europhiles’ cover EU politics; Merkel’s swan song, the Bavarians, the next Bundestag, Draghi, Macron – and Covid, of course.
On this episode I discuss with Francis the 'changing of the guard' in European politics. How Macron will crush Le Pen and Barnier's role in centre right French politics. We cover Merkel's Swan Song, her successors, the Bavarians and the next Bundestag elections in September. Then on to our favorite topic; Italy! How Draghi may […]
Should I stay or should I go? – ‘A Couple of Europhiles’ welcome back our man in Scotland: Patrick Evans
Are the Scots truly tired of having their country run by the country next door? At the moment it's on a knife's edge. Hopefully the question is put to the Scottish people. Hopefully the facts are put in front and the people can overcome the misinformation that was so prevalent in 2014. We're happy to […]
The Gary Lachman Interview
Whether for work or play - there's a way to expand your mind and your imagination. For those times when you really need to think outside the box we have Gary Lachman to help with all this and oh so much more. You can catch all of Gary's latest writing, lectures, tours on Garylachman.co.uk. Gary's […]
You’ll love our latest pod; got sound effects, Pirate Party prospects in Prague, Scotland’s aim for independence, Macron’s lack of mojo, Merkel’s successor, and Italy’s timeframe for opening up.
Bailey and Francis discuss the vaccine rollout here in Italy because Francis just got his first Pfizer shot. Along with the paperwork and date for his second. France can now boast the first vaccine app, country wide, and it's time to chat about the next governments in France, Germany and the Czech Republic. We cover […]
Are the “Troubles” returning? Let’s ask the Irish – The Carrie and Anthony McIntyre Interview. Part ll
It's time to provide our listeners with another chat with Carrie and Anthony McIntyre. It's time to discuss the topical situation that is Northern Ireland. We predicted this would happen on our show not that many weeks ago. So sit back, have a listen, and enjoy Anthony's lovely accent. Enjoy their contrasting views on the […]
An insider’s look into Italy
A fun and fascinating podcast for all lovers of Italy, whether you have visited many times or merely dream of visiting some day. Interesting insights into the most well known regions, as well as plenty of the less famous gems that make up this beautiful country .
Fascinating podcast from A Couple of Europhiles! So great to hear the perspective from those who have experienced life, business and the cultural realities of living in multiple countries in Europe. This podcast gives listeners a unique inside view of the EU and participating countries during this time of Brexit. Only 2 episodes in and I’m looking for more!