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ActionPacked

Welcome to ActionPacked! Our podcast features amazing travel experiences...without having to go anywhere. The episodes are interviews with people who've been inspired by their adventures. They're also full of information and useful links, all of which you can find on our Show Notes. Our podcast can be used for future travel ideas and plans for the days when we can explore the world again! about us: we're Felice & Peter Hardy and we’ve spent half a lifetime travelling to just about every corner of the world, making a living as travel writers out of what we like doing best – and that’s skiing, biking, hiking, eating, exploring, city breaks, seaside…and a whole lot more. "What an interesting and diverse world you are opening up for us in a nicely laid back way. Very informative and some are also wonderful archive material."... Show More

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October 16, 2020 32 min

This week, we’re talking global golf. Having covered the game professionally and been around it since childhood, Farhad Heydari explains why it is more than just a game.

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October 10, 2020 24 min

A release of a new movie, Ammonite, based on the life of Mary Anning, is about to thrust the town into the limelight once again. 

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October 1, 2020 22 min

This week, we're talking to Mark Palmer, travel editor of The Daily Mail, the UK's largest print daily with a digital edition that measures its readership around the world in multimillions. 

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September 25, 2020 35 min

Peter McLeod's career as an extreme fly fishing expert has taken him from India and the Seychelles to Sudan and Christmas Island in search of fish.

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September 18, 2020 30 min

For all of us in 2020, the world has been turned upside down. But one family had already started a new life.

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We want to tell you about some rather special ski courses that we run at the start of each European ski season. 

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September 4, 2020 31 min

We visit the world's number one neolithic site.



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Skydiving, mountaineering and saving elephants may seem like strange bedfellows, but not for Holly Budge. 



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This week, we're taking a look at the future shape of ski holidays in the uncharted new world in which we now find ourselves. So this winter, will we be wearing face masks and skiing two metres apart?

 



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Nosa Iyare is an inspirational man who emigrated to the United States and launched his own hugely successful podcast.



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We discover the imposing, residential street that mysteriously claims the fourth most expensive property prices on the planet.



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This week we're talking to top travel writer and editor, Francisca Kellett about her extraordinary career. She describes herself as 'an eco nut and hotel junkie who spends more time than is strictly necessary in Africa.'



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July 25, 2020 19 min

The small and beautiful city of Winchester in Hampshire lies just about one hour from London to the southwest by train and about the same if you're driving. 



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July 17, 2020 34 min

Stephanie Hunt has spent the last three decades travelling around the world, skiing, sailing, and her latest exploit: hiking the 2,650-mile length of the west coast of the USA.



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July 14, 2020 5 min

Eurostar has cancelled its service to the French Alps for next winter.



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July 10, 2020 26 min

This week we're talking to a self-confessed British sports fanatic, Rob Bell, a keen marathon runner who took on the ultimate challenge.



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For the past 30 years, travel writer Minty Clinch has ventured on horseback to some of the wildest corners of the world. 



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We’re celebrating English eccentricity at its very best and talking to cricket fan and cyclist, Oli Broom, who pedalled his way from London to Australia to watch the Ashes. 



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June 19, 2020 48 min

In this episode, we're talking to someone who is the very essence of action packed over the past three decades. 



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June 13, 2020 26 min

This week we’re talking to Wendy Payne whose own podcast, Travel with Wendy, is a bit like an American version of ActionPacked Travel. 



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