7 December 2020
Episode 15: Otherworldly Highlights – The Best of Season One
To round off Season One of Otherworld Travel: The Bucket List Podcast, I have chosen some of my favourite bits from different episodes.
Remember the cheese conveyor belt, the ultimate hammerhead shark experience, the secret signal to get yourself on the dance floor at a tango milonga, and where to find the famous carousel from American Gods? Well, here the...
30 November 2020
Episode 14: Intrepid Adventures
This week, I chat with the first ever Ireland-based Brand Development Manager for renowned small group tour operator, Intrepid. Carrie shares everything you need to know about taking a trip with Intrepid, as well as what sets Intrepid apart from other companies. From her favourite itineraries to heartwarming experiences with local guides, this is a conversation you’ll want to tune into...
22 November 2020
Episode 13: Safari 101: The dos and don'ts of exploring Tanzania
If you scroll all the way to my very first episode, you’ll hear me chat with Johnny Johnson from Tent With a View about all things Tanzania. He’s a safari expert and helps operate one of the most unique accommodation experiences in the country. This week, he’s back to share his essential tips for an unforgettable safari.
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15 November 2020
Episode 12: Behind the wheel: Road trips in the US
This week, we hit the road with seasoned road tripper, Ivvet, who has ticked off many of the US’s greatest road trips. From barreling through vast open spaces, along beautiful stretches of coastline, stopping in at quirky roadside attractions and pulling into a few motels that seem as if they came straight out of a horror film - Ivvet shares her experiences, tips and...
8 November 2020
Episode 11: Uncovering Iceland
In this week's episode, I dive into all things Iceland with my guest and trusted travel partner, Rannveig Snorradottir. As a proud Icelandic woman and local travel expert, she shares her top recommendations for ticking off those bucket list sights during your trip. But we also get stuck into the countless other activities and experiences to try while visiting this stunning island nat...
1 November 2020
Episode 10: Down Under: Hiking in Australia’s National Parks
In this week's episode, we’ll be heading all the way down under to catch up with Beth Plint, an Australian travel writer and hiking enthusiast.
With more than 600 national parks around the country, there are plenty of opportunities to experience Australia’s incredibly diverse landscapes. From desert plains and mountain scapes to coastal tracks and rainfor...
25 October 2020
Episode 9: Island Life on Ibiza
I’ve been lucky enough to travel to this gorgeous island a few times, but this week’s guest is practically a local! Mark Taylor has been visiting Ibiza over and over again since 2006. You’d think he’d know the island inside out by now, but he says there’s always something new to discover each time he returns.
Despite its party-focused reputation, the island offers plenty for those seekin...
18 October 2020
Episode 8: The Alternative Guide to London
I recently took a trip back to the place I called home for 16 years! London is one of the world’s most vibrant and eclectic cities. Whether you’re a sports fan, bookworm, booze bead or keen athlete, there truly is something for everyone.
But if you’re keen to get off the tourist track, this week’s episode is full of things to do in London that you won’t find in a regular tour...
11 October 2020
Episode 7: Northern Vietnam on Two Wheels
Grab a helmet and strap in for this week’s episode. I’m chatting with Dave Ellis about his time living in Northern Vietnam and all the motorcycle adventures he had while living there. He’s been to some of the most remote parts of this beautiful country and can tell you all about getting there, how to find accommodation and how to bond with the locals.
4 October 2020
Episode 6: The Art of Solo Travel
In this week's episode, I'll be chatting with a seasoned solo traveller who has some fascinating stories to share. Liz Watchorn has done plenty of solo travel in her time, from epic round-the-world journeys to weekend trips a little closer to home.
We discuss our favourite destinations to visit on a solo trip, how our travel style has changed over the year, and offer plenty of a...
28 September 2020
Episode 5: In the Deep End: Swimming with Sharks
In this week's episode, I'll be chatting with a fellow diver who is almost as obsessed with sharks as me! Randel Sands, the Florida Diver, went viral after saving a grey nurse shark who was tangled up in fishing line on the ocean floor just off the coast of Florida.
Randel shares some of his most memorable diving experiences, including one where he came face t...
21 September 2020
Episode 4: The 2021 Bucket List: A Year of Travel Ideas
In this week's episode, I'll be sharing my top travel recommendations for every month of the year.
With so many people seeing 2020 as a write off, many travellers are planning to squeeze two years worth of travel into one – how lucky are they?! No matter what time of year you’re planning to take a break and go on an adventure, I’ve got a great place for ...
11 September 2020
Otherworld Travel: The Bucket List Podcast
Buenos Aires: The beating heart of Argentina
In this week's episode, I’m delighted to welcome two very special guests who made my time in Buenos Aires such a blast: John Rattagan and Andrea Martinez.
John is an Irish-Argentinian who now runs an award-winning Argentinian restaurant in London’s über trendy Hackey area. He accommpanied me during my first few days in Buenos A...
4 September 2020
Otherworld Travel: The Bucket List Podcast
Beaches, booze and good vibes in Barbados
In this week's episode, I'll be chatting with Marc McCollin from Visit Barbados about this stunning Caribbean island.
Marc and I delve into all the ways you can explore the island from stand-up paddling around along the gorgeous coastline to getting a little dirty crawling through the network of limestone caves that form the b...
28 August 2020
The Ultimate Tanzanian Safari
In this week's episode, I'll be speaking to Johnny Johnson from A Tent With A View, a luxury safari and accommodation provider in Tanzania. Johnny shares the story of the two founders, a Yorkshireman named David and a Tanzanian by the anime of Masoud, and how they turned their dream of running their own safaris into a reality. Today, Tent With A View has six fabulous properties aro...
I'm Yvonne Campbell and welcome to Otherworld Travel - a new podcast from a curious traveller.
In Celtic mythology, the Otherworld is the supernatural realm of everlasting youth, beauty, health, and joy. I don’t know about you, but I'm sold!
Well, I have certainly experienced otherworldly places on my travels from the Galapagos Islands to the salt flats in Bolivia. Now I am here to share some of my experiences with you in...