The Radio Vagabond

The Radio Vagabond
Travel Inspiration From A Quest to Visit Every Country in the World

163 INTERVIEW: Nomads Giving Back – Tarek Part 2
Jun 28 • 27 min
Welcome to the second half of my meetings with Tarek Kholoussy. When we met in Brazil, Nomads Giving Back had just been started a few days earlier, and it was hard for him to see where it was going. So, I asked him again when we met in Bali here in 2020.
162 INTERVIEW: From Wall Street (with a tie) to The Nomad Life
Jun 27 • 29 min
This and the next episode are about Tarek Kholoussy, recorded in two continents. In Brazil and Bali. Tarek’s life had taken a huge turn a few years back, and today and tomorrow you will hear about that.
161 JOURNEY: Ostrich, Oysters and Bungy Jump in Garden Route
Jun 23 • 35 min
In this episode, I visit Safari Ostrich Farm in Oudtshoorn, Knysna – a quaint town known for Oysters. So, I go to a restaurant called 34 South to try it out. The next day, I get to Bloukrans Bridge where they have the world’s highest commercial bridge…
160 JOURNEY: Garden Route Road Trip from Cape Town
Jun 16 • 29 min
This is an episode that was recorded pre-Corona and is the first leg of my road trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg. I start driving Garden Route to Cape Agulhas – the southernmost point of Africa where the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean meet. Then I head…
159 INTERVIEW. Wade Connecting the Dots
Apr 12 • 46 min
This is really a story of connecting the dots as Steve Jobs talked about. This guy went from studying to be a nurse – to becoming a soldier in Kuwait – to being stationed in Guantanamo – to working for the FBI busting criminals – to landing a high-paid…
158 JOURNEY: Top 10 Things to See in a Week in Cape Town
Apr 3 • 26 min
I have two special visitors from Denmark. My daughters. So I have planned a week as a perfect tour guide. Join us as we go to Robben Island, Bo-Kaap and the township Langa. On you can see the complete Top 10 List of things to see in…
157 - Nomadic Matt on Returning Home
Mar 26 • 25 min
Today we meet one the worlds biggest travel bloggers, Nomadic Matt. He’s a New York Times bestselling author and runs an online blogging school called, does guidebooks, he owns a hostel, and he created TravelCon – a conference for travel bloggers and…
156 JOURNEY: Dedicates His Life to Saving the Children in Cape Town
Mar 25 • 46 min
Welcome to the second half of my visit to a child and youth care centre in Cape Town. We talk more to Florian Kraemer, the CEO and founder of this place called Vulamasango, and go for a walk around the area and hear some more mind-blowing South African…
155 JOURNEY: Open Gates to an Orphanage in Cape Town
Mar 23 • 29 min
We’re in the Cape Flats – the township-areas around 25 km/15 miles south-east of what we know as the city of Cape Town. Here we meet the CEO and founder, Florian Kraemer. He has dedicated his life to helping African children.
154 INTERVIEW: Interview: Jason Moore, Zero to Travel
Mar 17 • 31 min
In this episode, I speak with Jason Moore. He’s an American living in Norway, who does a popular podcast called Zero to Travel.
153 - Corona Special
Mar 15 • 65 min
It’s Sunday, March 15th 2020. This is a special episode where we dive into the situation of the world right now. Both my own and the effect it has on my travelling friends around the world. How should I react to my government’s recommendations? We have…
152 - Interview: Sean Tierney is Slowmadic
Mar 13 • 32 min
Today we’re meeting Sean Tierney. He’s also nomadic and we started around the same time but he travels slower than me – hence the title. He does the Nomad Podcast – and actually I’m a guest on that one also today. Recently he quit his day job and went…
151 - The Dark History of District Six
Mar 9 • 30 min
In this episode, first, we go driving with four different Uber drivers, that tells me what is good and bad about living here in The Mother City. Then we visit the District Six Museum and hear the sad story of a dark chapter of South African history.
150 - Robin is a different kind of full-time traveller
Mar 5 • 30 min
Recently I was in Dubai and heading to Kathmandu in Nepal. On the flight next to me was a young guy with one of the friendliest smiles I’ve seen in a long time. On the flight, we became instant friends and decided to hang out some more when we got to…
149 - Get Rid of Your Fear of Flying
Feb 28 • 13 min
When we’re talking about travelling, flying is a big part of it, and since 1 in 3 people have a fear of flying I thought it would be interesting and relevant to hear from someone who helps people get rid of that phobia. So I got in touch with Lawrence…
148 - Finding Sugar in Cape Town
Feb 24 • 32 min
In this second half of the story of Sugarman, I’ll tell you what it was like to be at the Rodriguez concert. I will talk with Sugar about what it was like when the film was shown to an audience for the first time at Sundance Film Festival, and what it’s…
147 - Searching for Sugar Man
Feb 23 • 30 min
In this and the next episode of The Radio Vagabond, I chat with Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman, the inspiration behind the Academy Award-winning documentary Searching for Sugarman. In this one, we take a look at the story of Rodriguez, an American…
146 - INTERVIEW: Becky Gillespie is not Dizzy
Feb 21 • 43 min
Becky Gillespie is a full-time nomad and in this inspiring talk we talk about her life, her travels – and Japan, India, South America, and many other places she’s been. We also talk about dating on the road and her future plans of going to Africa Burn.
145 - Welcome to “The Mother City” – My Favourite City, Cape Town
Feb 17 • 33 min
We are back in Africa, and I have finally reached Cape Town – also known as “The Mother City”. It’s my favorite city in the world so I couldn’t be happier, except for the fact that I’m still very worried about my health. So we start by going to the…
REPRISE: Worst Day In Ethiopia
Feb 16 • 27 min
This is just a quick Sunday update, so you are ready for tomorrow when we’re back on track on my Africa trip. I left you in Ethiopia, and just as I was about to fly to Cape Town, I got a disturbing message from my retired doctor back in Denmark. Since you…
144 - The Worlds Most Scenic Train Ride is in Sri Lanka (FIXED)
Feb 12 • 30 min
NOTE: There was a bug in the episode when I uploaded it yesterday – so delete that and listen here instead. ——- In this episode, I’ll take you on a beautiful train ride through some beautiful nature in Sri Lanka. I also stay at Club Hotel Dolphin, where I…
144 - The Worlds Most Scenic Train Ride is in Sri Lanka
Feb 11 • 30 min
In this episode, I’ll take you on a beautiful train ride through some beautiful nature in Sri Lanka. I also stay at Club Hotel Dolphin, where I speak to the German manager. And then I visit a church where one of the terror attacks hit in 2019.
143 - The Festival of the Tooth in Kandy, Sri Lanka
Feb 10 • 25 min
The Radio Vagabond is back, and this week you will get two more episodes from Sri Lanka. In this one we go to the center of the country. We start by visiting two workshops – one doing batik and a wood workshop. Then we go to a parade called ”Kandy Esala…
142 - Unique Experiences in the Center of Sri Lanka
Oct 24, 2019 • 27 min
In this episode, you can join me at an authentic village experience in a forest, on an elephant safari, and visiting two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Ancient City of Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya Rock. With a surprising lunch at Hotel Sigiriya. See pictures…
141 - ShEvo On Returning Home After Years Abroad
Oct 17, 2019 • 34 min
Sheila and Evo have been traveling the world for 3-4 years, and when they got a call from their son telling them that they were about to become grandparents, they decided to return to their home town, Phoenix. In this episode, we talk about what it’s been…
140 - Things to See in Central and Eastern Sri Lanka
Sep 22, 2019 • 30 min
In this episode I will share (at least) five things, I would recommend you to explore in the central and eastern part of Sri Lanka. - Pineapple Farm - Ridee Viharaya - Koneswaram Temple - Sunrise on the beach in Trincomalee - Riding Bullock Carts and…
139 - The State of Travel Content Creation 2019
Sep 9, 2019 • 57 min
Join me for a chat about the state of our industry with Kim Leuenberger, Sandy Makes Sense, Dan Flying Solo, and Karl Watson. Recorded live at BorderlessLive 2019 in London.
138 - Is Sri Lanka Safe to Visit?
Sep 2, 2019 • 26 min
Join me as we will be attending a cocktail party in Sri Lanka with some beautiful traditional music and dancing. Also, I speak to the Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism about what the terrorist attacks in April 2019 meant for this country, its people, and…
137 - Welcome to Sri Lanka
Aug 26, 2019 • 31 min
The Radio Vagabond goes to Sri Lanka. Here are a few keywords from this episode: Royal Golf, bustling big city, rumbling trains, luxury hotel, drums in a Buddhist temple and immigration problems. See pictures and read more:…
136 - The Worst Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Jul 24, 2019 • 26 min
This episode is about the second half of my one full day in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. As you might remember from the latest episode, the first half of the day was amazing. But then I get a text message from my doctor that makes me think I only…
135 - The Best Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Jul 22, 2019 • 23 min
I was able to find a flight from Conakry in Guinea to Cape Town that would allow me a stopover in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I spent two nights and one full day. That day turned out to be a great day and the worst day at the same time. This is the first of…
134 - Harry Mitsidis Has Been Everywhere (2:2)
Jul 17, 2019 • 35 min
This is part 2 of my talk to Harry Mitsidis, the founder of Nomad Mania and possible the person who’s been to most places in the world. In this episode Harry shares some of the many stories from his travelling life.
133 - Harry Mitsidis Has Been Everywhere (1:2)
Jul 15, 2019 • 36 min
I’m in England to meet a true travel legend. Harry Mitsidis, the founder of Nomad Mania, and the person who arguably has been to most places in the world. This is the first part of the conversation. The second half will be out in a few days.
132 - Miss Antigua
Jul 1, 2019 • 23 min
Welcome to the third and final episode from Antigua in the Caribbean. We’re going on a so-called “Triflexcusion” – a 2-hour biking, hiking and kayaking tour. And then I meet the former Miss Antigua.
131 - Must-See on Antigua
Jun 27, 2019 • 22 min
In this second of three episodes from Antigua, I’ll take to some of the must-see places on the Island. We’re going to Devil’s Bridge, Shirley Heights for the sunset, learning to sail a small sailboat and a few other places.
130 - Arriving to Antigua, a Caribbean Paradise
Jun 24, 2019 • 25 min
This week I have three episodes for you from the island Antigua in the country Antigua and Barbuda. It is truly a Caribbean paradise. LINKS: Visit Antigua and Barbuda: Verandah Resort and Spa:…
129 - Interview: Adventurous Kate
Jun 7, 2019 • 33 min
She calls herself Adventurous Kate for a reason. On her blog she shares stories of the time she was an extra in a really, really bad German movie, when she got naked in public and took a boob to the face in Istanbul, when she hit on Jon Stewart in New…
128 - Interview: Paul & Michael from Traverse
May 31, 2019 • 26 min
What does in mean to be a content creator, travel blogger or just influencer?
127 - Interview: TravelTomTom
May 24, 2019 • 41 min
I met TravelingTomTom in Antigua for a talk about traveling and travel blogging.
126 - Surprise: I Fell in Love with Conakry
May 20, 2019 • 33 min
I’m still in Conakry – the capital of Guinea. It’s a country, two of my friends didn’t like. I found it wonderful.
125 - Interview: Daneger & Stacey
May 17, 2019 • 36 min
In this bonus episode I speak to two travel YouTubers and digital nomads from New Zealand
124 - Massive Detour to Get to Guinea
May 14, 2019 • 28 min
Going the short distance from Bissau to Conakry meant backtracking all the way to Dakar.
123 - Saving Children in Guinea-Bissau
May 6, 2019 • 18 min
Join me as I travel from Senegal to Guinea-Bissau.
122 - Interview: The Crowded Planet
Apr 19, 2019 • 37 min
Travel blogging is their full-time job
121 - My Adventures in Cap Skirring, Senegal
Apr 15, 2019 • 27 min
This episode is from the southern part of Senegal. I make friends with the Belgium owners of a small hotel and meet a male prostitute.
120 - Heading from The Gambia to Senegal
Apr 9, 2019 • 23 min
Join me on a road trip from Banjul to Cap Skirring.
119 - Luxury in the Forest in The Gambia
Mar 14, 2019 • 42 min
We got the opportunity to spend a few days at Mandina River Lodges, the most amazing place in the middle of the forest around half an hours drive from the small capital of The Gambia, Banjul.
Podcast #118 - Our Taxi Driver Got Lost in Dakar
Feb 25, 2019 • 26 min
Join a stressfull situation where a taxi driver couldn’t find the bus terminal. Also you can meet a local Senegalese artist and an Italian girl working for Unisef.
Podcast #117 - Welcome to Senegal
Feb 18, 2019 • 31 min
We continue the exhausting journey from Western Sahara to Senegal. And then we spend Christmas and have private lunch in Dakar.
Podcast #116 - Introduction for New Listeners
Feb 17, 2019 • 8 min
In this short bonus episode I explain the what, why, and how behind my project.
Podcast #115 - A Sahara Road Movie
Feb 11, 2019 • 22 min
The way to Mauritania turned out to be more difficult than we expected
Podcast #114 - A Real Nomad and My Visit to a Hospital
Jan 28, 2019 • 24 min
We speak to Mokhtar grew up in Sahara and then I get sick and go to the hospital
Podcast #113 - The Butcher from Tiznit
Jan 21, 2019 • 24 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #112 - Quad Buggy Buddies on Camels
Jan 16, 2019 • 14 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #111 - Meet The Magic Man of Marrakech
Jan 14, 2019 • 20 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #110 - Martin, a Different Nomad
Jan 11, 2019 • 33 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #109 - Uber Driver in Rabat wants to leave Morocco
Jan 7, 2019 • 25 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #108 - Johannes, the Founder of Nomad Cruise
Jan 4, 2019 • 23 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #107 - Visa Hunting in Rabat
Dec 31, 2018 • 27 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #106 - Interview: Curtin, An American Rex
Dec 28, 2018 • 31 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #105 - Welcome to Fez, Marokko
Dec 27, 2018 • 17 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #104 - Interview: Maverick Matt Bowles
Dec 21, 2018 • 34 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Flashback: Nashville
Dec 19, 2018 • 27 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in August 2017 in Nashville. .
Flashback: North Korea
Dec 17, 2018 • 44 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in March 2017 in North Korea. .
Flashback: Pattaya
Dec 15, 2018 • 23 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in December 2016 in Pattaya.
Flashback: Alabama
Dec 13, 2018 • 17 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in Juli 2017 in Alabama. .
Flashback: Malaysia
Dec 10, 2018 • 30 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in November 2016 in Malaysia. .
Flashback: Macau
Dec 7, 2018 • 14 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in November 2016 in Macau. .
Flashback: Chiang Mai
Dec 5, 2018 • 25 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in December 2016 in Chiang Mai. .
Flashback: Beijing
Dec 2, 2018 • 16 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in marts 2017 in Beijing. .
Flashback: Cambodia
Nov 30, 2018 • 37 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in February 2017 in Cambodia. .
Flashback: Nicaragua
Nov 27, 2018 • 29 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in August 2017 in Nicaragua. .
Flashback: Bahamas
Nov 25, 2018 • 30 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in June 2017 in The Bahamas. .
Flashback: Macedonia
Nov 23, 2018 • 16 min
While I’m working on the next season you will get some flashbacks from the first two years of traveling. This episode was recorded in August 2016 in Macedonia. .
Podcast #103 - Interview: Travel Blogger Skye Class
Nov 19, 2018 • 24 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #102 - Humans of New York - Part 2
Nov 14, 2018 • 21 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #101 - Humans of New York - Part 1
Nov 12, 2018 • 35 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #100 - Take a bite of The Big Apple
Nov 4, 2018 • 22 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #099 - Alexa: Break Into Travel Writing
Nov 2, 2018 • 16 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #097 - Roobens Has Been Around The Globe and Black
Oct 26, 2018 • 10 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #096 - “Unknown Pianist #100” from Washington D.C.
Oct 22, 2018 • 29 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #095 - Travis Sherry, Extra Pack of Peanuts
Oct 19, 2018 • 22 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #094 - I Met a Lobbyist in Washington DC
Oct 17, 2018 • 32 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #093 - Touring The Mall in Washington DC
Oct 15, 2018 • 19 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #092 - Interview: Rolf Potts, Vagabonding
Oct 12, 2018 • 18 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #091 - Asheville & The Sit-In Movement in Greensboro
Oct 10, 2018 • 28 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #090 - I Got a Speeding Ticket in North Carolina
Oct 8, 2018 • 23 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #089 - Interview: Cory Lee on Disabled Travel
Oct 5, 2018 • 24 min
As a traveler, I often get asked the question: Isn’t it difficult? Isn’t it dangerous? How do I do this or that? Then imagine that you’re in a wheelchair. - How do you fly as a wheelchair user? - Which hotels are the most accessible? - What…
Podcast #088 - High Point: The Furniture Capital of The World
Oct 1, 2018 • 21 min
DANISH: High Point, North Carolina is not a big city. It’s got a population of around 107,000 people, but twice a year the population almost doubles when they host High Point Market where 70,000 people in the furniture industry meet. Even though…
Podcast #087 - Shane Dallas, The Travel Camel
Sep 28, 2018 • 28 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #086 - My First Pride in North Carolina
Sep 24, 2018 • 19 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #085 - Meet Rick Calvert, The Man Behind TBEX
Sep 21, 2018 • 11 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #084 - Meet My Housesitting Host from North Carolina
Sep 17, 2018 • 23 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #083 - Coca-Cola, CNN, Soccer, and a dead phone in Atlanta
Sep 15, 2018 • 17 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #082 - I Left a Bit of My Heart in Nicaragua
Sep 4, 2018 • 27 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #081 - Canadian Cigar Man With His Heart in Nicaragua
Aug 27, 2018 • 28 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #080 - Learning Spanish and meeting the locals in Nicaragua
Aug 21, 2018 • 25 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #079 - Interview: The Bemused Backpacker
Aug 17, 2018 • 20 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #078 - Interview: Gary Arndt, Everything Everywhere
Aug 16, 2018 • 8 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #077 - Jen on a Jet Plane
Aug 15, 2018 • 13 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #076 - Adam Rickys from Bucket Vision
Aug 14, 2018 • 6 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #075 - Interview: A Couple of Dreams
Aug 13, 2018 • 13 min
Travel Podcast From Around The World
Podcast #074 - Danish Kringle is a Big Hit North of Chicago
Aug 6, 2018 • 29 min
A Travel Podcast from Every Country in The World
Podcast #073 - Gaz is Global Country Counter
Jul 30, 2018 • 15 min
In Chicago, I meet Ric Gazarian, who also travels a lot. And then he’s hosting a podcast called Counting Countries, where he talks to some of the few that has traveled to all the countries in the world - or are very close to having done…
Podcast #072 - Real or Fake in Chicago
Jul 23, 2018 • 24 min
I’ve arrived to Chicago, one of the biggest cities in the USA. Even though I’m only going to spend a few days here, I really feel at home here. In this episode I go to the legendary Wrigley Fields, where I meet some baseball fans, I go…
Podcast #071 - Not a Trump Fan but a Trump Voter in Ohio
Jul 16, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode, I’m in Ohio. On my way from Indianapolis to Toledo, I drove through Walnut Creek, which is famous for its large Amish community. I stayed with David - a lobbyist and former Republican politician. He used to live in Washington DC but…
Podcast #070 - I Served Beef to an Indian in Indiana
Jul 10, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode, I’m in Indianapolis, Indiana, where I’m staying with an Indian Couchsurfing host. She is very kind and cooks me a wonderful Indian dinner the first night. So I offer to cook a typical Danish dinner for her on the second…
Podcast #069 - I Got a Permanent Souvenir in Nashville
Jun 26, 2018 • 26 min
I continue my road trip through the United States and have arrived in the music capital of the world, Nashville. Here I’m staying with Steve, my Couchsurfing host. He’s a musician and just to mention one he’s apart of a fake punk band…
Podcast #068 - Brazilian Couple Traveling Full-Time
Jun 17, 2018 • 18 min
Before we continue my American road trip I’ve got an extra episode for you that I hope you will find just as interesting as I found making it. Because sometimes I run into some interesting people that I just have to talk to and share with you. This…
Podcast #067 - Couchsurfing & Paddleboarding in Chattanooga
May 22, 2018 • 31 min
Chattanooga is a smaller city in the state of Tennessee. I stayed there one night and made friends with my Couchsurfing host, Casey. We talk about the city, the area, paddleboarding, murals, and “global weirding”, as Casey calls it. Episode…
Podcast #066 - The Legendary Gip’s Place in Alabama
May 15, 2018 • 16 min
In this episode, I visit Gip’s Place, the legendary Juke Joint in the small sleepy city, Bessemer in Alabama. Here I meet the 97-year-old Henry “Gip” Gipson. Gip’s Place has been operating since 1952 and many of the big names of rock and blues…
Podcast #065 - Sweet Home Alabama
May 13, 2018 • 21 min
On my way to Alabama, I passed a little sleepy city called Clarksdale in Mississippi. Here I find The Rock & Blues Museum and then it’s also home to “The Voice of God”. Join me on a drive through the state that Justine in Memphis…
Podcast #064 - King Was Killed Right Here in Memphis
Apr 30, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode, I continue my chat with my Couchsurfing hosts, Tracie and Maureen about their city. Also, I visit The Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King JR was killed 50 years ago. Today it’s a part of The National Civil Rights Museum. And…
Podcast #063 - My Hometown, Randers vs. Graceland, Memphis
Apr 27, 2018 • 29 min
I’m moving from At. Louis to Memphis, where rock’n’roll was born. Join me in a conversation with my Couchsurfing hosts, to Sun Studios, Beal Street and Graceland. Here I make myself unpopular when I tell them that I come from Randers, Denmark,…
Podcast #062 - I Told a Lie When The Dog Ran Away in St. Louis
Mar 29, 2018 • 28 min
In St. Louis I spend a lot of time in their wonderful Forrest Park. An outdoor movie theatre, musical, the best zoo in The United States and then I try to go to the art museum there. Twice. Also, I go to the top of The Gateway Arch and eat Ted…
Podcast #061 - Tarot Card Reading & All That Jazz in New Orleans
Mar 6, 2018 • 17 min
I decided to drive down to New Orleans to celebrate 4th of July. As always there’s a lot of music and life in Bourbon Street in The French Quarter. And then there was a guy offering tarot card readings. On the way home to Natchez, I…
Podcast #060 - Alligator Hunting and Housesitting in Trump Country
Mar 2, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode from Natchez, Mississippi, I’m talking some more to my new English friend Jac’s. We’re housesitting three cats and became good friends the few days we spent together. Also. I talk to two locals, Forrest and James about running,…
Podcast #059 - Being Embarrassing in Mississippi
Feb 26, 2018 • 24 min
I’ve arrived in the Deep South in the United States and have started a new leg of my journey that will take me through 22 states. And my first stop is in the small historic city, Natchez in Mississippi. Here I meet Jac’s and together we go to a…
Podcast #058 - Eating Conch and Scuba Diving In The Bahamas
Feb 16, 2018 • 24 min
In this final episode from Grand Bahama, I give you a bit of everything. I’m telling you more about the place I stay, I speak to two guys that also live here - and walks past me several times every night. And then we’re going scuba…
Podcast #057 - It Was So Much Fun - But Now I Feel So Ashamed
Feb 12, 2018 • 29 min
On Grand Bahama I decided to go swimming with dolphins with the company UNEXSO. It was an amazing experience. Now I found out that it is very wrong to do this, partly because of the way they are being captured and the way they are kept in…
Podcast #056 - For Len It Was Love at First Sight
Feb 11, 2018 • 17 min
When Len Hindley came to Grand Bahama in 1968 it was love at first sight. He created a big construction company and a good life. During that time he has witnessed the island change a lot. I met him at a Rotary meeting where I was asked to do a…
Podcast #055 - Roger from The Bahamas doesn’t sound Bahamian
Feb 4, 2018 • 23 min
On Grand Bahama I got to know Roger. He’s born and raised in The Bahamas and moved here from the nation’s capital, Nassau in 1967. So he knows the island better than most people. Even though he’s Bahamian he sounds very English. So much that it…
Podcast #054 - I Stranded in Florida on My Way to Bahamas
Jan 31, 2018 • 13 min
In this episode, I’m traveling from Montreal, Canada to Freeport, Bahamas. And I was too late for my short flight from Ft. Lauderdale in Florida to Grand Bahama. Join me, as I try to make it. I also meet a couple of young people from LGBT,…
Podcast #053 - I Met an Aboriginal from Bear Klan in Montreal
Jan 8, 2018 • 27 min
Montreal is the most populated city in Quebec and the second-most populated in Canada. Only Toronto is bigger. However Montreal doesn’t feel like a big city. On my first day there, I rented a bike and went downtown to the beautiful old centre…
Podcast #052 - Quebec City Is a Charming Laid Back City
Jan 3, 2018 • 17 min
I left Toronto and have headed east to the French-speaking Quebec region. Here I will visit two cities and I start in Quebec City - a quiet laid back smaller city. In Quebec City, I rented a single room on Airbnb - in the basement of…
Podcast #051 - The Best and Worst about Toronto
Dec 28, 2017 • 11 min
In this, final episode from Toronto, I speak to five of the locals about what the best and the worst part about living here is.
Podcast #050 - Got Held at Gunpoint
Dec 26, 2017 • 27 min
On my last day in Toronto, I meet one of the locals, Paul Lam. It’s like history repeats itself - the same thing happened in Chiang Mai in January, where Paul arrived just as I was leaving. Paul is an inspiring cool entrepreneur, mindset coach,…
Podcast #049 - Wine, Niagara, and Then They Asked Me About Porn
Dec 17, 2017 • 13 min
In this episode, I take a drive down to Niagara Falls and the cozy little vacation town, Niagara-On-The-Lake. On my way I pass a big wine district, and stop by one of them, to find out if Canada really is able to produce decent wine. And they…
Podcast #048 - My First Baseball Game Ever
Dec 13, 2017 • 23 min
My good friend, Steve from Toronto had invited me to Major League Baseball. Being a Dane where this game practically doesn’t exist, this was my first baseball game ever. So I had to Google the rules the night before so I wasn’t completely…
Podcast #047 - Meet My Singing Airbnb Host
Dec 13, 2017 • 23 min
In Toronto I found at a wonderful Airbnb in Roncesvalles, just 30 minutes in the streetcar to downtown. See it by . My Airbnb hosts Paco and Hannah are both full time musicians. In this episode I talk to Hannah about their life here, her music…
Podcast #046 - On The Air in Toronto, Canada
Dec 13, 2017 • 28 min
I’ve left Asia and via Dallas and Washington DC, I’ve traveled to the other side of the planet. It’s got 11 hours time difference so it’s almost as far on the other side, as you can possibly get. I’ve landed in Toronto Canada, and am now ready…
Podcast #045 - Top 3 Things to See in Japan
Nov 14, 2017 • 37 min
When I was in the Tokyo area, I sat down with my Airbnb host Gab and my two daughters. Gab is an Englishman, and he’s lived there for a number of years. My daughters and I decided to do a Top 3 of what to see in Tokyo. This is where we stayed in…
Podcast #044 - Myths About Japan
Oct 24, 2017 • 16 min
Japan is very clean, it’s rude to be on your phone in the train, the Japanese are very polite, there’s a lot of cuteness in the country, it’s difficult to get wifi in Tokyo, and everything in Japan is different than in any other Asian country. These…
Podcast #043 - So Much Can Go Wrong In Japan
Sep 26, 2017 • 19 min
Flying in and out of Japan turned out to be a bit of a logistical challenge. Japan is the last country of my journey where I’m traveling with my daughter - and here I will have both my daughters by my side. But first, we needed to get on…
Podcast #042 - Nature Wonders On Jeju Island, South Korea
Sep 18, 2017 • 20 min
Jeju Island is a volcanic island 80 miles off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, and one of the so-called “New 7 Wonders of Nature”. So we just had to see this. Right after landing we run into problems. Join us as we try to climb a…
Podcast #041 - Street Food and K-pop in Seoul, South Korea
Sep 13, 2017 • 19 min
After North Korea our next stop was the second half of what used to be one country. But today it’s a very different place. I’m still traveling with my daughter, Clara, and we’ve arrived to South Korea. We’ve decided to visit two places in…
Podcast #040 - I Took My Daughter to North Korea
Aug 17, 2017 • 43 min
I took my daughter to North Korea - or as they call themselves: Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. In this episode, you can join us to a crazy dictatorship where the supreme leaders are seen as demi-gods.
Podcast #039 - Highlights From First Year
Aug 7, 2017 • 41 min
This is a special episode with highlights from my first year as The Radio Vagabond. New listeners can start here.
Podcast #038 - Scam, Genocide & One Great Wall in China
Jul 5, 2017 • 15 min
We’re still in Beijing, where we get scammed, go to The Great Wall of China, a Kong Fu show and much more. Also, we talk some more to our new friend Lee about life in China - and why the Chinese still see Mao as their spiritual leader even though he…
Podcast #037 - Four Big Cities (& One Forbidden) in China
Jul 2, 2017 • 28 min
In this episode, my daughter and I will reach China. We’re stopping by Hong Kong to get the visa to Mainland China. Technically Hong Kong is a part of China (with their own local government) so I choose to say “four big cities”. The other three are…
Podcast #036 - From Poor Kid to Manager in Cambodia
Jun 15, 2017 • 17 min
Here in Siem Reap, Cambodia we stayed at a nice little place called Tanei Boutique Villa. Here we met the young manager Put Sa, that grew up as a poor kid, but through hard work and a bit of luck had his life changed. LINK:
Podcast #035 - Top 7 Things to See in Siem Riep, Cambodia
Jun 12, 2017 • 36 min
Our visit to Cambodia starts in Phnom Penh, but just one day. Then we fly on to Siem Riep where there’s so much to see. Here is our Top 7 things to see in the area: 1. Angkor Wat 2. Angkor Ballooning. LINK: …
Podcast #034 - Celebrating The Year of the Rooster in Vietnam
Jun 4, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode, you can join my daughter and me in the southern part of Vietnam. First in the charming little town of Hội An. After a small detour and a trip on scooters, we arrive on the Chinese New Years Eve - just as they are entering The Year…
Podcast #033 - Scooters and Nature Wonders in Vietnam
May 25, 2017 • 23 min
In Hanoi, there are so many noisy scooters. It’s a hectic vibrant city. My daughter Clara is still traveling with me as we get scammed, watch the sunrise, try to find a place to eat snakes, and have breakfast with one of the locals….
Podcast #032 - Robyn Was Arrested in Laos
May 15, 2017 • 18 min
In this episode, I speak some more to my Airbnb host Robyn. Robyn and her husband John retired here in Luang Prabang and help out their adopted son and his family running two guesthouses - and their own “Apple Sunset” Airbnb. Robyn…
Podcast #031 - Waterfall and Bombs in Laos
May 12, 2017 • 25 min
After a month in Chiang Mai, Thailand, we chose to take the night bus to Luang Prabang, Laos. It was a hard night where one of the tires of the bus was falling a part. See the picture on . But then we had a very nice stay with a retired Australian…
Podcast #030 - Digital Nomads of Chiang Mai
May 1, 2017 • 20 min
In this episode, I speak to five digital nomads in Chiang Mai, Thailand - the digital nomad hotspot of the world. Andrea Wilde from Tennessee. She does website design and content writing. On her blog, Andrea does a breakdown on how much…
Podcast #029 - Elephants in Chiang Mai
Apr 28, 2017 • 24 min
My daughter Clara is now traveling with me and we decided to spend a month in Chiang Mai. We got there on December 18th and that meant that we were spending both Christmas and New Years in this place. And it so happened that our Christmas Eve was very…
Podcast #028 - I Found Her In Bangkok
Mar 25, 2017 • 20 min
I’m in Bangkok where I stay with Evo and Sheela, an American couple, that I got to know when I was in Manila. Also I visit my good old friend from Denmark, Nicolai. And then I go to the airport to pick up a very special young lady that will be…
Podcast #027 - Orphanage in Pattaya Thailand
Mar 2, 2017 • 16 min
This is part 2 of my visit to The Father Ray Foundation in Pattaya, Thailand. My new friend Derek tells me about the big difference this place have done over the years for children, young kids and disabled. I also meet the 23 year old Daniel that has…
Podcast #026 - Walking Street in Pattaya
Feb 28, 2017 • 22 min
I go to one of the wildest party streets in the world with ladyboys, prostitutes, ping-pong-shows, gogo bars and children preforming for pennies. And then I also go to visit an orphanage - The Father Ray Foundation that is a total…
Podcast #025 - I Got My Ass Kicked in Malaysia
Feb 17, 2017 • 29 min
I spent only a few days in Kuala Lumpur but two weeks on the island of Langkawi. Join me playing badminton in KL with one host, getting my ass kicked and talking functional chocolate, religion and much more with my second host. And…
Podcast #024 - The Worlds First Digital Nomads
Feb 10, 2017 • 44 min
Today I’m probably talking to the worlds the first digital nomads. Carou Llou and Michel from Montreal Canada started their location independent lifestile more than 22 years ago in 1994. I met them at their temporary apartment in Chiang Mai,…
Podcast #023 - Ship on Pillars in Singapore
Jan 27, 2017 • 15 min
I’m still in Singapore, and in this episode, I take a walk with my new friend Tony in the downtown area. We’re in Chinatown, on top of the iconic Marina Bay Sands Hotel and behind it in a garden that reminds me of the Avatar movie.
Podcast 022 - Couchsurfing in Singapore
Jan 20, 2017 • 19 min
I spent only a few days in Singapore, but thanks to my new friend Tony I got the most out of them. He took me walking around this fantastic city. The first day we went to Little India and ate with the hands. We talk about him being from Bali,…
Podcast #021 - Eating Blood in Taiwan
Jan 17, 2017 • 20 min
I am still in Taiwan but I have moved on from Taipei to Xincheng Township in the north of Hualien County. Here I meet the wonderful B&B host family, try Stinky Tofu, visit the famous Night Market in Hualien and eat blood. I also finally get an…
Podcast #020 - “A Beer, Bro?” in Taipei
Jan 12, 2017 • 31 min
I have arrived in Taipei the capital of Taiwan, and I’ve found myself an apartment on Airbnb that looks great. But things are not as good as they seemed when I booked it and I have a few (if not many) bumps on the road. Hear my crazy story of…
Podcast #019 - Interview: Johnny FD
Jan 11, 2017 • 15 min
is an entrepreneur, podcaster and a very big part of the digital nomad scene in Chiang Mai. I met him in his apartment for a talk about life as a digital nomad. I had the pleasure of being a guest in Johnny’s It was episode 144 end the first…
Podcast #018 - Interview: Nomadic Matt
Jan 10, 2017 • 9 min
In this episode, I talk to Nomadic Matt. He’s a New York Times best-selling author of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day and founder of the site . Each month over 1,000,000 people uses his advice to travel better, cheaper, and longer. Matt also…
Podcast #017 - Interview: Global Degree
Jan 8, 2017 • 11 min
In this episode, I talk to Michael Graziano from . Global Degree has a unique concept: To graduate with a Global Degree, you must visit every UN nation in the world. There are currently 193 UN member states. The idea that you can receive a…
Podcast #016 - Interview: Chris Christensen
Jan 8, 2017 • 9 min
In this episode, I talk to Chris Christensen from . He’s a true podcasting pioneer. The Amateur Traveler Podcast started July 2nd of 2005 and is about travel destinations. It helps you decide where to go next. The show…
Podcast #015 - Interview Vagabrothers
Jan 8, 2017 • 12 min
This week I will give you five extra episodes as part of my “Interview Series”. I will start with five episodes where I talk to some of the people that I admire and feel could share some of their experiences that hopefully will be an…
Podcast #014 - The Worlds Highest Bungy Jump
Jan 5, 2017 • 13 min
From one former colony to another. In this episode of Phe Radio Vagabond Podcast, I have arrived in Macau also know as the Monte Carlo of the Orient. It’s filled with giant casinos, neon lights and a fake Eiffel Tower, but even more exciting is…
Podcast #013 - Hong Kong Is Not China
Dec 30, 2016 • 19 min
I have landed in a city that technically doesn’t belong to any country: Hong Kong. The city that is currently suffering under some pretty violent demonstrations caused by the The city that is currently suffering under some pretty violent…
Podcast #012 - Finding Nemo and Ladyboys
Dec 23, 2016 • 14 min
I decided to see some of the beautiful tropical islands that The Philippines also are famous for. That’s why I went to Bohol and Cebu a little bit south of Manila. Here I went island hopping and scuba diving. First I took a refreshment dive in…
Podcast #011 - Working On The Enchanted Farm
Dec 7, 2016 • 18 min
The stated goal of Gawad Kalinga (GK) is to bring five million Filipino families out of poverty by 2024. I will spend two days in their The Enchanted Farm, which is much more than just agriculture. They have a wide range of social entrepreneurship…
010 - Slumming in Manila
Dec 7, 2016 • 18 min
After some challenges being allowed to board the plane from Dubai, I have now arrived in Manila in the Philippines. It is a really hectic city I’ve landed in. Join me when I visit China Town, drive in the chaotic traffic, and when I help to mix…
009 – Meeting The Culture in Dubai
Nov 15, 2016 • 18 min
I’m still in Dubai and in this episode you can follow me to the old market. Also I get to talk to an Islam woman from London about the difference about the western and Islamic culture. And then I need to leave the country and that showed out…
008 – Open Minds In Dubai
Nov 15, 2016 • 21 min
I have left Abu Dhabi but stayed in the United Arabic Emirates. I checked into an Airbnb in the Marina in Dubai. It feels central but it’s still 30 kilometres from the centre of Dubai with Burj Khalifa. Listen to my experiences in Dubai,…
007 - Cruisin’ In Abu Dhabi
Nov 3, 2016 • 25 min
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the Emirates and by far the biggest and the richest of the 7 Emirates. The city itself is smaller than Dubai, but they have the most oil and therefore the most money, even though you can’t call Dubai poor. I…
006 - Bratislava/“Partyslava”, Slovakia
Oct 25, 2016 • 29 min
I jumped on the train from Budapest, arrived at Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia to check into a hostel. I had a few concerns about the decision to stay at a youth hostel. Like, would I feel too old compared the the 20-something backpackers…
005 - Buda and Pest
Oct 9, 2016 • 29 min
I’ve arrived to the capital of Hungary, Budapest, that really is a city in two parts: Buda and Pest on each side of the Danube river. Budapest is a wonderful place with Michelin restaurants, the Famous Szimpla Ruin Bar, lots of life and tons of…
004 – Celebrating in Belgrade, Serbia
Oct 7, 2016 • 16 min
I’ve arrived in Belgrade and I’ve decided to stay a little longer in Serbia. Partially to digest the many impressions I’ve been bombarded with since I left Denmark 6-7 weeks ago and partially to get the time to work…
003 – Lost in Translation in Macedonia
Oct 6, 2016 • 16 min
In this episode you’ll join me when I was interviewed about radio and my life as a traveller and digital nomad, and got a few surprising questions. On top of that one of the articles had a headline that was just plain wrong. In…
002 – The Monuments of Skopje, Macedonia
Oct 5, 2016 • 21 min
This is the first part out of two episodes about my experiences in Skopje in Macedonia – or as you’d sometimes refer it as: The Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, which is a name the Macedonians aren’t too fond of. In…
001 - Introducing The Radio Vagabond
Oct 3, 2016 • 26 min
Welcome to my podcast. My name is Palle Bo and I am The Radio Vagabond. I’ve sold my house, my car and all my furniture. Now I’m traveling the world with an ambition to visit every country in the world. In this first…