25 episodes

Delving into past adventures, current stories and future journeys - inspiring you to discover the wonders of the world.

Passepartout People & Places Jules Verne LTD

    • Society & Culture

Delving into past adventures, current stories and future journeys - inspiring you to discover the wonders of the world.

    Sara and Jordan

    Sara and Jordan

    We are joined by Sara, a Personal Travel Expert at Jules Verne, putting together holidays for our customers. She talks about growing up in Canada, visiting Uganda and her recent trip to Jordan - floating in the Dead Sea, the incredible landscapes of Wadi Rum, and visiting Petra and the breathtaking walk into it. We also discuss the benefits of solo travel, making friends while travelling, and the benefits of being present in the moment.Find out more about Jules VerneExplore Jordan (https://www.vjv.com/asia-pacific-tours/jordan/)Experience Uganda (https://www.vjv.com/africa-tours/uganda/)Discover Sri Lanka (https://www.vjv.com/asia-pacific-tours/sri-lanka/)Audio attribution: Uganda - https://freesound.org/people/NinadeVroome/sounds/380834/

    • 25 min
    Pippa and India

    Pippa and India

    We are joined by Pippa, Product Manager at Jules Verne, putting together tour itineraries.She talks about how she became inspired to work in travel, her advice on planning a holiday and her favourite travel memories. We discuss the reasons why she never gets bored exploring India, with the varied culture and diversity, national parks, and warm family stays.Find out more about Jules VerneExplore India (https://www.vjv.com/asia-pacific-tours/india/)Sound design attribution where applicable:Sunderbands music https://freesound.org/people/kevp888/sounds/468347/Himalayas https://freesound.org/people/absent1010/sounds/195654/

    • 28 min
    Richard and Montserrat

    Richard and Montserrat

    We are joined by Richard, Jules Vernes' Head of Marketing. During our conversation, he shares his intriguing travel experiences and the unconventional way he moved to Plymouth as a baby. Living in Montserrat and working on a conservation project with his wife, trekking in the forest and searching for frogs at night. We also talk about his ideal travel companions and his bucket list adventures.Find out more about Jules VerneAttribution for India audio:https://freesound.org/people/xserra/sounds/94012/

    • 38 min
    Pippa and the Silk Road

    Pippa and the Silk Road

    We are joined by Pippa, who works as a Jules Verne Tour Manager. She explains the crucial role of a tour manager and the importance of working with local guides, making sure clients have the best holiday. We also delve into her travel experiences around the world, discussing her favourite countries and those still on her bucket list. Peru (https://www.vjv.com/the-americas-tours/peru/)Egypt (https://www.vjv.com/africa-tours/egypt/)Uzbekistan (https://www.vjv.com/asia-pacific-tours/uzbekistan/)Japan (https://www.vjv.com/asia-pacific-tours/japan/)Pakistan (https://www.vjv.com/asia-pacific-tours/pakistan/)Kazakhstan (https://www.vjv.com/asia-pacific-tours/kazakhstan/)Kyrgyzstan (https://www.vjv.com/asia-pacific-tours/kyrgyzstan/)

    • 21 min
    Laura and Latin America

    Laura and Latin America

    We are joined by Laura from our sister company, Journey Latin America. She talks about her travel experiences, the unconventional way she travelled to Latin America as a child, and the things we cannot travel without. We also talk about working as a guide and some of the strange requests she's received, including a group who wanted to see highland cows. Find out more about Jules VerneDiscover Portugal (https://www.vjv.com/europe-tours/portugal/)Visit Brazil (https://www.vjv.com/the-americas-tours/brazil/)Experience Peru (https://www.vjv.com/the-americas-tours/peru/) Amazon rainforest audio original recording here: https://freesound.org/people/RTB45/sounds/473570/Licenced under Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 29 min
    Penny and Sub-Saharan Africa

    Penny and Sub-Saharan Africa

    We are joined by Penny from Robin Pope Safaris. She talks passionately about her love of Africa and how she discovered the joys of Zambia while at University, the knowledge and personable guides, seeing zebras in Zambia, the surprising animals her children were fascinated by on safari, and the amazing conservation work being done in Malawi.Find out more about Jules VerneExperience Zambia and Malawi on the Robin Pope Safaris Tour (https://www.vjv.com/africa-tours/zambia/robin-pope-safaris/)

    • 26 min

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