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Far From Home
Part journalism, part fly by the seat of your pants storytelling, Far From Home is a podcast that takes you to faraway places like Iran, Chernobyl, and Mongolia and makes you feel like you’re really there!
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 148 ratings
Love the short concise episodes
snarky144 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/12/20
This is a really cool podcast. I’m glad I stumbled upon it. Really cool stories and inspiring - it makes me want to get out there!
Alex J Sanfilippo via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/10/20
Entertaining and illuminating
I have been binge listening Far From Home after hearing a reference to this podcast on Science Versus. Scott and his travel companions have a refreshing perspective to all their experiences that is expressed in a relaxing, thoughtful and engaging way in this podcast.
asokan02 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/09/20
Recent Episodes
In light of the recent political developments that briefly brought the US and Iran to the brink of war, I’m re-releasing an excerpt of a story I produced for the first season of Far From Home. It’s about the time a few years ago when I drove through Iran with my brother Drew and our friends Jane...
Published 02/06/20
The historical accounts are a bit fuzzy, but the way the story is commonly told, Caribbean slaves in the 18th century gained a day of freedom two times a year, on Boxing Day (the day after Christmas) and New Year’s Day. They made costumes and played music to celebrate, and over the centuries,...
Published 12/24/19
While driving across Russia on my way home from the Mongol Rally (the story I documented on the first season of this podcast), I had several conversations and interactions with people in Russia and Kazakhstan that surprised and even baffled me. So on this episode, I call up Charles Maynes, an...
Published 11/30/19
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