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Scott Gurian
Far From Home
On each episode of Far From Home, host Scott Gurian ventures off the beaten path to far-flung parts of the planet like Iran, Chernobyl, and Mongolia, meeting fascinating people, and telling interesting stories along the way.
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4.9 stars from 165 ratings
An excellent ride!
The production could have easily been very basic and even crude, but it is great! Go PRX! And it makes the good writing and storytelling even better. This is an awesome journey exploring culture, politics, cuisine, and giving sheltered Americans a view of life in many, many places which are...Read full review »
wordvolley via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/23/20
My Favorite Podcast
Listening to Far From Home transports me to places that I may never get to actually visit. I feel as though I’m there with Scott, meeting the local people, trying new foods, & seeing the sights. I hope Scott keeps traveling & telling stories for many years to come!!!
loveroftravel&goodfood via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/30/20
Thank you. I was listening before COVID - 19 and now sharing your travel adventures feels really important to me. I appreciate not only the stories but also your openness and humanity! Thank you. Zoe
zoewaggoner via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/29/20
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