Tales from the Departure Lounge


Below we recap some of the ideal episodes from 2023.

1. Rachel MacSween (IDP) – Grab Bag And Go

Tons of laughs and relatable insights, this episode elevated the critical concern of basic safety for woman travellers. Rachel introduced the notion of a get-bag, a modest bag of important items you can rapidly take with you if you will need to flee risk. She also talked about packing a doorway wedge immediately after a naked person attempted to beat down her lodge doorway in the center of the night.

Ultimate boarding connect with: Lagos, Nigeria (by using the remote Scottish Isles)

2. Jogvan Klein (College of Queensland) – Endlessly Young and Faroese 

Deep, brooding, Nordic noir – Jogvan took satisfaction in generating our listeners cry with his bone-dry sense of humour and tales from his native Faroe Islands. From checking out the relationship with his have father to the untimely beginning of his daughter in Vietnam this is an emotional rollercoaster. Just make absolutely sure you pay attention to the finish.

Closing boarding contact: The Faroe Islands (by using Vietnam)

3. Marko Remes (Edith Cowan University) – The Runaway Bride

Quite possibly the craziest story we’ve read on the podcast, Marko remembers an adventure with his good friend Tina in Tunisia that will get your adrenaline pumping (the clue is in the title). A normal storyteller, we also focus on sauna society, the Eurovision music contest and what it feels like to be a no person in a new region.

Last boarding: Finland (by using Estonia, Tunisia and Western Australia)

4. Tony Eyles (British Airways) – This Is Your Captain Speaking

We convinced a British Airways very first officer to arrive on the clearly show and bust all the myths about traveling. For repeated flyers this is an critical chat about aviation like turbulence, layovers, the bunk, terrorism, local weather improve and physics. Oh, and why you ought to by no means critique a pilot’s landing!

Final boarding contact: India (via the Bermuda Triangle)

5. TFTDL Reside in Australia – with Louis Clay (Trinity School, University of Melbourne)

We took to the phase at The IPGCE Stay Australia to file a specific dwell episode with Louis Clay. He had the viewers in stitches, speaking about traveling with lecturers, dressing to impress and the difference amongst New Zealanders and Australians. Consists of a guest host visual appearance from The IPGCE‘s CEO Amy Baker and our fantastic viewers down less than.

Last boarding call: India (by means of China)

6. Justin Wood (ApplyBoard) – Cuban Midlife Crisis

Justin Wooden is director of spouse relations for ApplyBoard, the USD$1.4B valued edtech recruitment platform from Canada. For the duration of his career he has travelled to about 70 unique international locations and gathered a couple tales along the way! Hosts, Andy and Nick, tutorial him by way of his chain smoking cigarettes, motorcycle riding mid-daily life disaster to obtain true enlightenment.

Remaining boarding call: Cuba (by using Pakistan)

7. Karin Fischer (The Chronicle of Better Training) – The American Dream 

We spoke to award-successful journalist Karin Fischer from The Chronicle of Increased Training about present-day geo-political turmoil and how that is impacting brand name The us. We reviewed the fantastic privilege of telling student tales and gaining belief as a reporter in a earth of fake news. We also mentioned parasites and why you really should hardly ever consume the purple cheesecake!

Final boarding get in touch with: Hong Kong (through New Brunswick)

8. Shivani Bhalla (Brunel University London) – Kitne Aadmi The?

The well-known Bollywood line interprets to ‘how quite a few men are there?’ Shivani Bhalla is a self-proclaimed Dehli brat and she joined the clearly show to talk about speculation about her enjoy lifetime and what it is like to be a female, Indian international student and now leader, forging a occupation on the other side of the world – which include carrying a pepper spray.

Last boarding connect with: Switzerland (by way of South Delhi)

9. Leanne Linacre (Lead 5050 / LILA* Liverpool) – A Courageous New Earth

Leanne Linacre shares her epic individual journey, from a transformational expertise as a backpacker to being CEO of a company with a mission to develop a fairer globe for absolutely everyone. We talk about levelling up gender-equality in culture which includes how acceptable it is to have two middle-aged males having a chat on a podcast.

Closing boarding simply call: Thailand (by way of Greece)

Anecdotal stories from listeners of tears of laughter and in the vicinity of-car crashes are evidence that this episode is unmissable

10. Martyn Edwards (Loughborough College) – Hiraeth, The Longing To Return

This first pilot episode that examined the strategy has become famous. Practically 1,000 people today have listened to this episode by itself and Martyn’s text “it went up his back again and out of his collar” are speedily turning into his legacy in intercontinental education. Anecdotal stories from listeners of tears of laughter and in the vicinity of-car or truck crashes are proof that this episode is unmissable.

Remaining boarding simply call: United states (Patagonia, Argentina)

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