The Radio Vagabond

The Radio Vagabond

Palle Bo is a long time radioproducer who has sold his house, car and all of his furniture so he could travel around the world. He has an ambition to visit every country in the world and you can join his trip in this podcast. Come along as he meet the locals and experience Palle's excitements and concerns regarding the life as digital nomad.... Show More

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June 28, 2020 27 min

Welcome to the second half of my meetings with Tarek Kholoussy. 

If you haven’t heard the first half yet you should definitely do that first and then come back here for the second part.

In the first one that was recorded back in December 2018 when we just arrived in Brazil on the Nomad Cruise from Spain, Tarek talked about him fulfilling three big life goals: 

To run 25 marathons, to visit 100 countries and the third one – that we’...

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This and the next episode are about a nomad called Tarek Kholoussy, recorded in two continents. In Brazil and Bali.

Tarek’s life had taken a huge turn a few years back, and today and tomorrow you will hear about that. This is the first half of Tarek’s story, and get ready to meet a super interesting guy.  It’s a story about change, about goals being fulfilled, signs from the universe, and a bit of serendipity…

We start in Bali, whe...

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Welcome to day 3 and 4 of my road trip from Cape Town.

In this episode, I visit Safari Ostrich Farm in Oudtshoorn here on the Garden Route in South Africa.

It’s the only Tractor Safari on an Ostrich Farm in South Africa, and it’s interesting to see and learn something new about this weird bird – a specie whose ancestors have been around since the age of dinosaurs. 

Then I head to Knysna – a quaint town located in the heart of the w...

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The Radio Vagabond podcast is back...!

This is an episode that was recorded pre-Corona and is the first leg of my road trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg. I start driving Garden Route to Cape Agulhas – the southernmost point of Africa where the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean meet. 

Then I head north towards Oudtshoorn and on the way I visit Ronnies Shop that had its name changed to Ronnies Sex Shop as a prank from his friends. He w...

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This is really a story of connecting the dots as Steve Jobs talked about.  This guy went from studying to be a nurse – to becoming a soldier in Kuwait – to being stationed in Guantanamo – to working for the FBI busting criminals – to landing a high-paid job while being drunk in a karaoke bar  – to doing spy-stuff and nearly getting killed in a rocket attack in Afganistan – to becoming an app developer and then a digital nomad.  Wad...
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As a full-time solo traveller, it's always great to have visitors, especially from your kids.  You might remember that my youngest daughter travelled with me for four months at the beginning of my journey to Asia. She met me in Bangkok, and then we were in Chiang Mai, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hongkong, China, North Korea, South Korea. And when we got to Japan, my oldest daughter joined us, and we had two weeks together there – ...
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March 26, 2020 25 min
This episode is recorded in November, before the Coronavirus outbreak. Since then, Matt Kepnes has tested positive for COVID19 – but as he’s telling on his blog, he’s feeling better. - - - - - - -  Matthew Kepnes is an American travel blogger, and among travel bloggers he's a rock star.   He's a New York Times bestselling author and has been featured in the New York Times, CNN, National Geographic, Huffington Post, The...
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Welcome to the second half of my visit to a child and youth care centre in Cape Town.     If you haven’t heard the first half, you should listen to that one first. And then you will know that Florian Kraemer, the CEO and founder of this place called Vulamasango is so passionate about caring for these kids. He goes out of his way to do what is right.   He tells about a specific girl in the children’s home and how far he went in her...
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We’re in the Cape Flats – the township-areas around 25 km/15 miles south-east of what we know as the city of Cape Town.

Here we meet the CEO and founder of Vulamasango, Florian Kraemer. 

This is a remarkable story that comes full circle, about a man that was saved by a young African boy when he was just a teenager himself. At that African boys ends up getting killed in an attack in the civil war in Congo the very next day.

This was...

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In this episode, I speak with Jason Moore. He's an American living in Norway, who does a popular podcast called Zero to Travel

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March 15, 2020 65 min

It's Sunday, March 15th 2020.

This is a special episode where we dive into the situation of the world right now. Both my own and the effect it has on my travelling friends around the world.

How should I react to my government's recommendations?

GÆSTER:

  • Toti from Italian Trip Abroad. He's an Italian living in London. 
  • Nick and Margherita from The Crowded Planet. They are in Milan, Italy.
  • Becky Gillespie from The School of ...
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    Today we’re meeting Sean Tierney. I got to know him through Nomad Cruise and he’s got an interesting story, that he’s sharing with us today. After Nomad Cruise X we both ended up in Bali and got to hang out even more.  He’s also nomadic like me. Well, partly nomadic now. We started around the same time but he travels slower than me – hence the title "Sean Tierney is Slowmadic”. He’s also a podcaster. He does the Nomad Podcast –...
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    Welcome back to The Radio Vagabond and Cape Town and in this episode, we’re going driving – chatting with Uber drivers. And then we’re visiting the District Six Museum.

    THE UBER DRIVERS OF CAPE TOWN
    I’ve learned that some of the best people to talk about what it’s like in a city are Uber drivers. So, in this episode, we will do just that.
    A lot of the Uber drivers here in Cape Town are from other countries. Three of the four, I spe...

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    Recently I was in Dubai and heading to Kathmandu in Nepal. On the flight next to me was a young guy with one of the friendliest smiles I’ve seen in a long time.  On the flight, we became instant friends and decided to hang out some more when we got to Kathmandu.  That young guy was Robin from Germany.  This is an interview episode and you do not want to miss this one, because Robin is a very different type of full-time traveler tha...
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    February 28, 2020 13 min
    Here’s an episode that was recorded at WTM - World Travel Market in London in November.   World Travel Market London is the leading global event for the travel industry to meet industry professionals and conduct business deals. This is where global travel buyers network and make deals with over 5,000 of the biggest destinations and brands in the world.   When we’re talking about travelling, flying is a big part of it, and since 1 i...
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    February 24, 2020 32 min

    Episode #148 - Finding Sugarman in Cape Town Pt: II

    V1.0 20.02.2020

     

    Sawabona abangane! (Zulu for 'Hello friends!') 

     

    Welcome back to The Radio Vagabond for Part II of my interesting conversation with Cape Town local Stephen' Sugar' Segerman, amateur music detective and inspiration behind the Academy Award-winning feature documentary Searching for Sugarman

    If you haven't listened to or read Part I of this fa...

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    February 23, 2020 30 min

    After coming down from my wine and gin-soaked euphoria after receiving the amazing news that I am officially cancer-free (yay!), I got the opportunity to chat with Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman, the inspiration behind the Academy Award-winning documentary Searching for Sugarman.

    If you haven’t seen the documentary yet (where have you been hiding?) then take a quick look at the trailer so you can be up-to-date with what this episode is a...

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    I met Becky Gillespie on The Nomad Cruise, and we became good friends quickly. 

    Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Becky Gillespie has been living abroad since the age of 22, when she moved to Tokyo.  The plan was to spend one year working as a teacher, but one year turned into 12. 

    Becky is writing a book about the part of Tokyo she ended up staying in and loving so much. The title will be "Shimokitazawa: Your Guide to the Worl...

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    We are back in Africa, and I have finally reached Cape Town – also known as "The Mother City". It’s my favorite city in the world so I couldn’t be happier, except for the fact that I’m still very worried about my health. So we start by going to the hospital where I get the verdict: Do I have cancer or not.  You can also join me on a wine tour and on a visit to a micro-distillery, Pienaar & Son that produces some great g...
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    February 16, 2020 27 min

    This is just a quick Sunday update, so you are ready for tomorrow when we’re back on track on my Africa trip.

    I left you in Ethiopia, and just as I was about to fly to Cape Town, I got a disturbing message from my retired doctor back in Denmark.

    Since you might have missed that episode, here it is again.
    Tomorrow when I will take you with me to a visit to the hospital in Cape Town where I get the news about my health.

    See you to...

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