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Excess Baggage
Travel magazine, featuring travellers' tales, experiences and anecdotes
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4.4 stars from 83 ratings
Amazing podcast
If you're into traveling and getting to know and explore the world it's certainly a place for you. The host is smart and really curious and brings so much vibe into the podcast. Amazing! Just try it!Read full review »
Liseczko via Apple Podcasts · Poland · 07/13/16
Feed your travel bug
I enjoy the breadth of stories. Collectively they are all about the different ways of, and motivations for, venturing out and travelling - down the street or to some far-flung destination. I download the podcasts and they keep me sated when I'm not on a travel adventure of my own.Read full review »
Judith, Western Australia via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 06/24/13
So sad it's over! :(
Really upset it finished but happy its on saturday live now!
Lavi Shmoneh via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/04/12
Recent Episodes
In the last Excess Baggage, John McCarthy talks to three inveterate travellers: Sara Wheeler, who has written on Africa and the Antarctic, explorer Benedict Allen who has travelled in Siberia and New Guinea and documentary maker Simon Reeve who has just returned from the Indian Ocean. He asks...
Published 04/28/12
Published 04/28/12
John McCarthy discusses travel to the African countries of Rwanda, Uganda and to the world's newest country, South Sudan. With his guests, doctor Rob Summerhayes, paramedic Franz Opitz and forensic accountant Benedict Jenks - John finds out what attracts people to visiting a country with troubles...
Published 04/21/12
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