The Ethical Traveler Podcast
The Ethical Traveler Podcast
Jeff Greenwald
Here on the Ethical Traveler podcast, we’ll bring you interviews with writers, artists, and adventurers, music from all over the world, fascinating news, even a weekly contest. We’ll give you tips on the best places to travel, and chats with people who are doing fantastic things for the planet. And we’ll let you know how you can get involved.
ET Podcast Episode 12 with Christina Brobby and Mary Ann Thomas
Jeff speaks with two woman travel writers of color from VONA (Voices of Our Nation’s Arts); we hear some great music by Oisima and The Polyversal Souls. (Note: Because of the longer than usual interview, no News this podcast!)
Jul 23, 2018
37 min
ET Podcast Episode 11 with Rolf Potts
Jeff speaks with Vagabonding travel author Rolf Potts about his terrific new book, Souvenir; Natalie and Jeff discuss how volunteers abroad face “white fragility;” we hear some great music by Balkan Beat band Äl Jawala.
Apr 7, 2018
41 min
ET Podcast Episode 10 with Willie Weir
Jeff speaks with adventure bicyclist Willie Weir about the pleasures and perils of two-wheel touring. Natalie and Jeff talk about global music festivals, we tune into some mesmerizing music by Omar Faruk Tekbilek, and quiz you about a not-so-delicate Croatian delicacy.
Mar 2, 2018
45 min
ET Podcast Episode 9 with Cory Lee
Jeff speaks with Cory Lee, an internationally known advocate for disabled travelers. Natalie and Jeff discuss disaster tourism, we listen to wonderful fusion jazz by Yazz Ahmed, and quiz you about a Oaxacan snack.
Feb 6, 2018
33 min
ET Podcast Episode 8 with Pauline Frommer
Jeff speaks with nationally syndicated radio show host and travel book author Pauline Frommer, of Frommer Guides. We talk about how Ethical Traveler picks it annual 10 Best Ethical Destinations, tune in to some music from Benin and Brooklyn, and quiz you about seasickness.
Jan 17, 2018
44 min
ET Podcast Episode 7 with Don George
For our holiday podcast Jeff speaks with beloved travel writer and editor Don George. George is the author of How to Be a Travel Writer and The Way of Wanderlust: The Best Travel Writing of Don George, and Editor-at-Large for National Geographic Traveler. We also tune in to some Senegalese harp music, and quiz you on the Sumo diet.
Dec 19, 2017
47 min
ET Podcast Episode 6 with Jeanne Hallacy and Kenneth Wong
Filmmaker Jeanne Hallacy’s new documentary, Sittwe, addresses the current Buddhist/Muslim crisis in Burma. She is joined by UC Berkeley Burma scholar Kenneth Wong. We also tune in to some Bulgarian fusion music, listen to a story by travel writer Matthew Felix, and count baguettes.
Nov 29, 2017
37 min
ET Podcast Episode 5 with Nayomi Munaweera
Jeff is joined by author Nayomi Munaweera, whose second novel – What Lies Between Us – was recently released. They discuss writing, elephants, and travel to Nayomi’s native Sri Lanka, now  that the 32-year civil war has ended. We visit with musical polymath Jef Stott, and hear an original story by travel writer Lavinia Spalding.
Nov 14, 2017
40 min
ET Podcast Episode 4 with Leila Salazar-López
Jeff is joined by Leila Salazar-López, the Executive Director of Amazon Watch. Leila has been fighting for the world's rainforests, human rights, and social justice for more than 20 years; she took the helm of Amazon Watch in 2015.
Oct 30, 2017
38 min
ET Podcast Episode 3 with Faith Adiele
Jeff is joined by Faith Adiele, founder of the nation’s first workshop for travel writers of color. Her work includes Meeting Faith, her memoir about becoming Thailand’s first Black Buddhist nun; the PBS documentary My Journey Home; and Coming of Age Around the World: A Multicultural Anthology. We also have stories on Baikal Watch and Ethical Travel to Israel.
Oct 17, 2017
40 min
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