Here on the Ethical Traveler podcast, we’ll bring you interviews with writers, artists, and adventurers, music from all over the world, fascinating news, even a weekly contest. We’ll give you tips on the best places to travel, and chats with people who are doing fantastic things for the planet. And we’ll let you know how you can get involved.
ET Podcast Episode 12 with Christina Brobby and Mary Ann Thomas
Jeff speaks with two woman travel writers of color from VONA (Voices of Our Nation’s Arts); we hear some great music by Oisima and The Polyversal Souls.
(Note: Because of the longer than usual interview, no News this podcast!)
ET Podcast Episode 11 with Rolf Potts
Jeff speaks with Vagabonding travel author Rolf Potts about his terrific new book, Souvenir; Natalie and Jeff discuss how volunteers abroad face “white fragility;” we hear some great music by Balkan Beat band Äl Jawala.
ET Podcast Episode 10 with Willie Weir
Jeff speaks with adventure bicyclist Willie Weir about the pleasures and perils of two-wheel touring. Natalie and Jeff talk about global music festivals, we tune into some mesmerizing music by Omar Faruk Tekbilek, and quiz you about a not-so-delicate Croatian delicacy.
ET Podcast Episode 9 with Cory Lee
Jeff speaks with Cory Lee, an internationally known advocate for disabled travelers. Natalie and Jeff discuss disaster tourism, we listen to wonderful fusion jazz by Yazz Ahmed, and quiz you about a Oaxacan snack.
ET Podcast Episode 8 with Pauline Frommer
Jeff speaks with nationally syndicated radio show host and travel book author Pauline Frommer, of Frommer Guides. We talk about how Ethical Traveler picks it annual 10 Best Ethical Destinations, tune in to some music from Benin and Brooklyn, and quiz you about seasickness.
ET Podcast Episode 7 with Don George
For our holiday podcast Jeff speaks with beloved travel writer and editor Don George. George is the author of How to Be a Travel Writer and The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George, and Editor-at-Large for National Geographic Traveler.
We also tune in to some Senegalese harp music, and quiz you on the Sumo diet.
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Diverse, Fun & Interesting
I love listening to this podcast because I hear the authors' perspectives on travel, cultures, and writing. The podcasts contain uniquely beautiful music and I love that the artists are credited. The content it interesting and diverse.
Fascinating and vital
A really fun and informative way to learn how to make your travel more beneficial to both local communities and the environment.
Great travel podcast
I enjoyed listening to this podcast. Strongly recommend for anyone who loves to travel and wants to leave a positive footprint in the places he/she visits