#104 – Christmas Away From Home

I sit down with Ross to discuss our experiences of what it is like to spend Christmas Day away from home, when you are travelling/backpacking. We discuss the build up, the day itself, the good, the bad, the weird and whether the juice is worth the squeeze. Is travelling worth missing Christmas day for? Available on iTunes, rjkworldtour.com and podcast addict.

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#103 – BJJGlobetrotters

BJJGlobetrotters founder Christian Graugart joins me to discuss how his Jiu Jitsu orientated round the world trip inspired him to start a network, which today has 10,000 members, and enables people to train BJJ around the world for free.

 

#102 – Is Milford Sound going down the Toilet?

In this trending travelling topics episode, I discuss

  • Why Backpacker favourite Milford Sound has become number 2 in some visitor’s opinions
  • There’s developments on the Backpacker Tax and farm work fronts
  • How Elon Musk plans to help us travel anywhere in the world in less than an hour for the price of a standard air fare

Available on iTunes, rjkworldtour.com or Podcast Addict

 

#101 – Surfing in Sri Lanka

Cage Warriors MMA fighter Josh Hudson joins me to discuss his time surfing in Sri Lanka. We talk, Columbo, wild cross country journeys, the best spots to surf around Arugam Bay, the night life, surfing around the world and much more. As usual, available on iTunes, through the website or podcast addict for android users

 

#99 – The Selfie that could land you in Jail

Hayley joins me to discuss:

  • Why taking a Beer Selfie in Thailand could put you in prison
  • A Backpacker Hostel in New Zealand that has taken extreme measures to improve the behavior of it’s guests
  • And a potential Nudist Beach on the horizon in Saudi Arabia

#97 – Begpackers and Buses

The Kid is Back!!! This week I discuss

  • A recent video demonstrating some poor customer service on a Vietnamese tourist bus
  • Thailand’s revolt against Begpackers
  • Why people immediately stand up once plane has landed and the unfasten seatbelt light has come on, when they are in a window seat in row 30

#95 – 5 Ways To Save Money in Iceland

Nope, this is not about buying half price Vienettas, Hayley joins me to review our recent trip to Iceland and discuss 5 different ways we saved some serious money. As well as some budgeting tips, hear about:

  • How this trip nearly didn’t happen
  • Experiencing Iceland’s record snowfall since 1937
  • Why you shouldn’t necessarily visit the famous Blue Lagoon
  • Taking a Game of  Thrones tour led by one of the actors