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An 11,000 mile road trip from London to Mongolia in a really tiny car. What could possibly go wrong?
22: The Longest Day Ever
Dec 24, 2018 • 25 min
A combination of bad decisions and really bad luck lead to a complicated rescue and a really long day!
21: A Costly Mistake
Oct 1, 2018 • 31 min
After our cars get stranded in Mongolia, we contact the embassy and wait for help to arrive.
20: The Going Gets Tough
Jul 31, 2018 • 31 min
We finally arrive in Mongolia and see that its notoriously bad roads live up to their reputation!
19: One Surprise After Another
Jun 11, 2018 • 31 min
Borat jokes aside, Kazakhstan turns out to be fascinating, friendly, and full of surprises.
18: Wrong Way
May 2, 2018 • 25 min
After being told our car is on its last legs, we face several new challenges: climbing to the top of a 15k ft. mountain pass and getting horribly lost.
Apr 3, 2018 • 30 min
After camping at 13,000 feet, our car refuses to start, and we get stranded in the most remote place we’ve been.
16: The Roads Get Rougher
Mar 5, 2018 • 29 min
We drive along the Afghan border on one of the most spectacular and potentially dangerous roads in the world
15: Whatever It Takes
Jan 31, 2018 • 33 min
While we wait for our car to be repaired in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, we encounter an endless list of unexpected challenges.
14: From Bad to Worse
Dec 18, 2017 • 25 min
After towing our broken down car to Bukhara, Uzbekistan, we finally get a proper diagnosis of what’s wrong with it.
13: Should We Stay or Should We Go?
Nov 10, 2017 • 31 min
After our car breaks down in Turkmenistan, we run into trouble trying to get it fixed
12: Breaking Down
Aug 23, 2017 • 23 min
A mechanic in eastern Turkmenistan repairs the hole in our radiator, but our car still won’t start.
11a: Bonus Episode – Voices From the Door to Hell
Jul 27, 2017 • 5 min
A bonus episode of conversations with other rally teams at Turkmenistan’s Door to Hell.
11: Just Plain Weird
Jul 9, 2017 • 37 min
We visit Turkmenistan, a profoundly odd country where we feel like we’re being watched.
10: Culture Clash
May 20, 2017 • 34 min
We visit Iran’s holiest mosque and break down again while driving across the desert.
09: An Eye-opening Experience
Apr 14, 2017 • 28 min
As American tourists, we’re pleasantly surprised by how welcome we feel in Iran.
08: Not What We Expected
Mar 22, 2017 • 26 min
Our road trip continues across Turkey, and we’re surprised by what we see.
07: The Real Rally Begins
Feb 27, 2017 • 29 min
The roads get rougher and our journey becomes more interesting in Eastern Europe.
06: Mad Dash Across Europe
Jan 26, 2017 • 27 min
We overcome our fears and throw our plans out the window as we drive across Europe.
05: Hitting the Road
Dec 21, 2016 • 28 min
After a year of planning, we go to southern England to embark upon our journey.
04a: For a Good Cause
Sep 15, 2016 • 12 min
I travel to Haiti to introduce you to the charity we’ll be supporting on our trip.
04: Final Preparations Before the Big Day
Aug 18, 2016 • 30 min
We make final preparations before setting out on our 11,000 mile journey.
03: What Will We Eat?
Jul 13, 2016 • 21 min
We figure out what two pescatarians will eat in the meat-loving countries of Central Asia.
02: What Kind of Car Do You Drive to Mongolia?
Jun 19, 2016 • 29 min
We make the most important decision of our entire trip: what kind of car to drive.
01a: Bonus Episode
Jun 9, 2016 • 10 min
A bonus episode featuring me being interviewed on The Backgrounder podcast.
01: Getting Started
Jun 2, 2016 • 29 min
The story of how this whole crazy adventure came about.
Announcing a new adventure for your ears
Mar 10, 2016 • 1 min
A new podcast documenting an 11,000 mile road trip I took last summer.
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