40 episodes

'It's time to Travel Virtually...escape from COVID 19… make your way to the Majorcan sun, walk on Cromer beach, listen to wild animals on an African Safari, hunt WW2 submarines in Orkney, lap up the vibrant coast of Cape Town, and swim in the warm blue waters of the small archipelago of Palau in the South Pacific and then if you're brave enough, come deep-sea diving in the Red Sea.

There's endless opportunities. Have you climbed Everest, swum with great white sharks or Journeyed into Space? Get in touch fantasyholspodcast@gmail.com.

Learn how to get involved: https://youtu.be/S6Ie4rYNtjQ

Fantasy Holidays in a time of COVID Barrie Tankel, Joy Cox & friends

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'It's time to Travel Virtually...escape from COVID 19… make your way to the Majorcan sun, walk on Cromer beach, listen to wild animals on an African Safari, hunt WW2 submarines in Orkney, lap up the vibrant coast of Cape Town, and swim in the warm blue waters of the small archipelago of Palau in the South Pacific and then if you're brave enough, come deep-sea diving in the Red Sea.

There's endless opportunities. Have you climbed Everest, swum with great white sharks or Journeyed into Space? Get in touch fantasyholspodcast@gmail.com.

Learn how to get involved: https://youtu.be/S6Ie4rYNtjQ

    39. Lesotho - Chris Hawton

    39. Lesotho - Chris Hawton

    Chris takes us to Lesotho, a high-altitude, landlocked kingdom encircled by South Africa, is crisscrossed by a network of rivers and mountain ranges.  Not your every day holiday destination.

    • 6 min
    38. Rio de Janeiro - Sue Du Feu

    38. Rio de Janeiro - Sue Du Feu

    "There’s lots to tell you about Rio and our stay. These podcasts are taken from my blog www.sukisuzy.WordPress.com  where you can find lots of photos too.”

    Thanks very much

    Sue x

    • 10 min
    37. South Sudan 1979 with Patti Langton

    37. South Sudan 1979 with Patti Langton

    Patti takes us into the beautiful remote village of Napongayit in South Sudan and introduces us to the lives of the Larim people and her life-changing visit in 1979.
    Patti has always been fascinated by different ways of living, which led her to study social anthropology at Oxford, living in Sri Lanka and South Sudan. Then she became an award-winning BBC producer of documentaries looking at social and ecological issues facing people in Africa and Asia. These days she’s a Research Associate of the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, and her photos, research notes and music from South Sudan can all be found on the Pitt Rivers Museum’s website.

    • 9 min
    36. Ireland - Brian Bannigan

    36. Ireland - Brian Bannigan

    During the early 1970’s times were hard for Brian and Susie Bannigan.   They'd previously left Ireland to come to England in the early 60's.   Now with a gaggle of ten boys Brian was working at the Corby Steelworks.  He was also driving taxis and coaches in between shifts, some nights and on days off. 

    Thinking that life overseas might bring more opportunities, he contemplated a life in Australia like so many others at the time; but naturally sad at the thought he might never again see his homeland again he wrote a poem to capture his thoughts.

    Eamonn, his son recorded him reading this poem around 12 years ago purely to capture his voice.  It was never intended for a public audience and hasn't been professionally recorded. Today is his birthday and ten years since his passing.  Today we celebrate his voice, his love of storytelling and to share his poem.  We think he would have loved it.  Enjoy and be sure to capture all those special memories and voices while you can x

    • 5 min
    35. Alaska - Kayaking the Kenai Fjords - Gina Beach

    35. Alaska - Kayaking the Kenai Fjords - Gina Beach

    In 2005, before starting university, Gina completed a 14-day Outward Bound kayaking trip in the Kenai Fjords of Alaska.

    Regina is an American writer living in Bristol. She specializes in poetry and essays related to the arts, culture, travel, wellness and the unique people and places in those spheres. She is most at home pedaling her bicycle or on her yoga mat.  Read more of Regina’s writing and listen to her podcast at reginagbeach.com

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    • 9 min
    34. Cambodia - Christine DePedro

    34. Cambodia - Christine DePedro

    Angkor, Cambodia The current COVID travel restrictions trigger memory of a visit to a deserted national park, now an extremely popular tourist destination. The reasons for the solitude are not what you think. 

    Christine DePedro is an American currently living in Chicago, Illinois. She has lived in London, UK and Sydney, Australia as well as Phnom Penh. After a 30+ career in publishing and journalism, she is exploring her love of food and cooking, producing a book and videos of Swedish home cooking. https://www.patreon.com/greenpeppercornpublishing. She intends to explore Khmer home cooking next. She can be reached on Twitter @streetsmart_chi and Instagram @green_peppercorn_pub Christine DePedro control@ticktick-boom.com

    • 7 min

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