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The Independent
Simon Calder's Independent Travel Podcast
Simon Calder is the Independent’s travel correspondent, the UK’s leading travel journalist. From news updates to discussions with experts, Simon Calder's Independent Travel Podcast will bring you all you need to know from the world of travel. See for privacy and opt-out information.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 75 ratings
Needs work
Rambling and scattergun tour around the world. Interesting subject covered by man who knows about it, but needs to work on his presentation skills.
Widds via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/05/22
Listen Before You Book
Super practical advice, made me realize how risk adverse I have become.
sartrelives via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/28/22
New version ruined…
by overzealous podcast editors who think we need to have background jingles playing over the top of Simon’s voice. Of all the podcasts to have elevator jingles playing in the background this is the least suited. Simon is often reporting from noisy places as it is. Turn off the music! If it ain’t...Read full review »
SickWalrus via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/21/21
Recent Episodes
Railway workers have voted overwhelmingly to strike in a dispute over jobs, pay and conditions, the RMT union has announced. I let you know when these strikes could begin, and which lines are likely to be impacted. Of course this podcast is completely free, as is my weekly travel email. You can...
Published 05/25/22
After years of delays, spiralling costs and a name change, Crossrail, now the Elizabeth Line has finally begun service today and I'm one the first train to take passengers this morning. The Elizabeth Line promises to make travel across the capital far quicker and much more simple for passengers,...
Published 05/24/22
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