Our Five Favorite Podcasts
February 21st, 2020 | Words by Neil Villadolid
As nomads, we do a lot of traveling. That means we go to remote places and meet people from all corners of the earth. It's as fun as fun gets. But with all the excitement that comes with traveling, it also means a lot of downtime. Airport terminals and long car rides are something we all have experienced. This waiting can get a bit dry. So we've come up with a list of podcasts to help you kill time on your next journey. From adventure to technology, here are some of our favorite podcasts.
The Rich Roll Podcast
The Rich Roll Podcast brings an intimate view of all things relating to fitness, health, arts, spirituality, and entrepreneurship. Roll's soft-spoken voice and open-mindedness allow for fluid conversations with his guests aimed at educating, inspiring, and empowering his audience. These thought-provoking episodes encourage you to discover, uncover, unlock, and unleash your best, most authentic self. Rich Roll is an ultra-endurance athlete, best-selling author, and wellness evangelist.
Recommended Episode: He Ran Across America — On Plants
She Explores is a collection of interviews and stories from women who have been inspired by the outdoors. From solo hiking in the backcountry to trail work in Alaska, these episodes cover different women's' experiences in the outdoors. Topics range from self-love, inclusion, aging, entrepreneurship, motherhood, and illness. She Explores is hosted by Gale Straub, who works to bring a wide variety of themes into the conversation, all while creating a space where women's voices are amplified.
Recommended Episode: When Your Path Finds You: Sam Ortiz
Wild Ideas Worth Living
Wild Ideas Worth Living is great for both novice and experienced adventurers. It is hosted by award-winning podcaster and experienced adventurer Shelby Stanger, who brings a passionate and experienced perspective to the conversation. Wild Ideas Worth Living features everyone from scientists to athletes, and explore how they took their wild ideas and turned them into a reality. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone with love for the outdoors.
Recommended Episode: Chris Fagan: South Pole Quest
Command Line Heroes
Command Line Heroes brings stories about people transforming technology from the command line up. If you would rather make something than use it, or if you believe developers can build a better future, then this podcast is for you. Command Line Heroes talks about everything technology. From the O.S. wars in the 1980s to the origins of UNIX, this podcast examines the revolutionary processes that make up our world today. The host, Saron Yitbarek, is the founder and developer of CodeNewbie.
Recommended Episode: The C Change
Outside/In is a fun podcast made for curious-minded people. From science to morality, Outside/In deals with all sorts of complexities. The ethics in high-risk rescue missions, extreme weather patterns wreaking havoc across the globe, art through the lens of our evolving natural world, and wild shark epidemics are just some of the many different topics covered. Hosted by Sam Evans-Brown, his long history in journalism brings an informative approach to each episode.
Recommended Episode: Ride or Die
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