Best Travel Podcasts For 2022

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8 Travel Podcasts To Listen To In 2022

Got a while to wait until your next big trip? Looking for your next favourite listen? Our pick of the top 8 travel podcasts might not completely scratch your adventure itch, but they’ll certainly feed your wanderlust and give you something to think about. Packed with crazy travel stories, hilarious tales and tons of info for adventureholics, we reckon these are the best travel podcasts of 2022.

Zero to travel

Zero To Travel Podcast

Jason Moore provides you with failsafe hacks to make your travel more affordable. When there’s a cost-of-living crisis but you still need to feed your adventurous spirit, this podcast will help you do it without breaking the bank.

Jason welcomes guests onto the podcast regularly to show you how to bring more travel into your life in lots of different ways. Fantastic listen for anyone who wants to get away more and do amazing things on a budget.

No Shitting in the Toilet

Irreverent, gritty and unashamedly honest, No Shitting in the Toilet is one of the most insightful travel podcasts out there.

If you’ve wondered what it’s like to do real independent travel, listen to best-selling travel author Peter Moore and discover the highs AND the lows.

Peter welcomes different travel experts and guests to talk about travel and each episode is just as full of quirks and craziness as the next. Expect raucous tales, disgusting dramas and the weirdest of experiences. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

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You should have been there podcast

You Should Have Been There

If you’re after a more grown-up approach then you’ll enjoy Simon Calder’s You Should Have Been There podcast. It kind of makes you feel like you’re sitting in a bar chatting the breeze with your slightly nerdy old pals.

Heart-warming, relaxed and injected with poignant opinion, You Should Have Been There definitely deserves a listen.

Greetings From Somewhere

If you’re interested in the USA as a travel destination, this is your tipple. Host Zach Mack road trips across America recording his discoveries and providing you with a deep dive into some important American destinations.

There’s only one season so far so if you’re looking for something to binge, this is a good one. It’s a seriously immersive listening experience and you’ll feel like you were there chatting to the locals with him!

Greetings from somewhere podcast
Armchair explorer podcast

Armchair Explorer

If you could while away hours listening to explorers and fellow travellers recounting their favourite stories from across the globe, you’ll love Armchair Explorer.

This travel podcast is rammed full of fascinating anecdotes all about serious adventure, with all sorts of guests, from bikepackers and mountaineers to hitchhikers and surfers. It’s hosted by the fantastic Aaron Millar (who’s won plenty of awards for his travel writing himself!).

Armchair Explorer is another immersive travel podcast and you really will feel like you’re right there in the thick of it, even when you’re just sat in your favourite nook at home. The sound effects and music really add to the drama, and the stories are just sublime. We love it.

JUMP with Travelling Jackie

If you ever listened to The Budget-Minded Traveller, you’ll already recognise Jackie’s voice. With JUMP with Travelling Jackie, you’ll still get all the hints and hacks for budget-friendly travel, along with a deeper focus on getting off the beaten track.

It’s an excellent listen and if you’re looking for ideas for places to travel that NONE of your mates have even heard of, it’s definitely worth your time. Light-hearted listening and seriously inspirational, we’re big fans.

Jump with travelling Jackie
The travel diaries Podcast

The Travel Diaries with Holly Rubenstein

If you’re partial to a celebrity interview and you’re into your travel, The Travel Diaries with Holly Rubenstein will tick your podcast boxes.

In episodes that range from half an hour to an hour in length, Holly chats to the likes of Richard Hammond, Ed Gamble and the Hairy Bikers to find out where in the world they’ve been.

Listen for epic adventures, celebrity secrets and all round feel-good fun.

The Bucket Lister Podcast

Of Course I couldn't leave my podcast off the list. I have beenchatting to a fantastic array of travel-crazy guests, covering all sorts of interesting topics and learning everything from what it’s like to guide a group up Kilimanjaro fifty times a year to how it feels to paddle board from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

If you want to know whether Kili or Everest Base Camp is the tougher climb, or which is the best route to Machu Picchu, have a listen. Expect all sorts of travel-inspired chat, advice and stories from all over the world. And if there’s anything in particular you’d like us to travel, ping me a message and I will do my best to find the right guest!

The Bucketlister Podcast

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