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3, 2, 1... First Episodes from The Postcard Travel Show (podcast)
Announcing the first 3 episodes of Postcard Travel Club's podcast channel
A new dawn of travel is among us.! Put down the selfie stick and get ready to experience travel in a more meaningful and impactful way. The Postcard Travel show invites you inside the world of mindful travel and storytelling. In this podcast, award-winning producer and host Elizabeth Drolet, speaks to some of the most extraordinary mindful travel designers and industry professionals from around the globe; from the wilderness of Botswana to the Beyuls of Nepal, listen to stories from the men and women who facilitate experiences of powerful self growth and sustainable tourism.
We’re delighted to share our first 3 episodes with you.
Listen to sound bites from the show and follow the links to listen to the complete conversation…
Episode 3: Rob Barber - Golden Africa Safaris
Rob Barber is the founder of Golden Africa Safaris, a company that offers curated journeys of distinction. The company stands apart by shunning pre-planned itineraries and embracing a personalised approach. Rob begins by understanding each traveler's unique motivations, their "why," and then crafts bespoke experiences tailored to their desires. Regardless of the adventure curated for you, one thing remains constant: a deep dive into the heart of Botswana's breathtaking Okavango Delta, a UNESCO Heritage Site.
But what really makes Golden Africa Safaris special, is Rob himself. In this episode, he tells host Elizabeth about the hunter-gatherer tribes of the region, who have one of the oldest bloodlines in the world and how they’ve become extended family. He speaks of the wildlife, leopards in particular, whom he’s formed a kindred relation with. We could go on, but we recommend you listen in to discover Rob’s incredible journey and the magic of Golden Africa Safaris.
Listen to Rob Barber’s episode
Episode 2: Raj Gyawali - Social Tours
For Raj Gyawali, the founder of Social Tours, the beyuls of Nepal or “hidden valleys” offer up a metaphor for the hidden valleys within us that we’re yet to explore.
Raj passionately designs tailor-made itineraries, inviting explorers to embark on transformative journeys through the breathtaking landscapes of Nepal. What sets his endeavor apart is that the proceeds from these tours directly contribute to social development initiatives for the local communities. He embraces responsible tourism in its truest form and in this episode he speaks to host Elizabeth Drolet to take you through the hidden valleys and hidden adventures in Nepal. This episode is packed with rich stories and discoveries from Raj’s experience. We hope you enjoy this episode of the Postcard Travel Show.
Listen to Raj Gyawali’s episode
Episode 1: Shoba George - The Extra Mile
Shoba George is the founding director of The Extra Mile, a responsible travel company. Shoba's passion for mindful travel is contagious, and she pours it into every aspect of her company's ethos of "turning time into moments." . In this episode, Shoba takes us on an immersive journey into Ladakh, India. She tells host Elizabeth about little-known stories from The Pashmina Trail in Ladakh, the indigenous communities, and traditional Ladakhi gastronomy. This episode will leave you yearning for more as you discover the heart and soul of Ladakh.
Listen to Shoba George’s episode