I am in love with the idea of podcasting. With making them, and listening to them. And sin of all sins, I don’t have an iPod. But I do have a great recorder. So, while I quickly write to Santa and tell him that not only do I want an iPod, but also a Mac guy to format and tutor me on how to get my Olympus data into my Audacity so I can start podcasting as easily as doing a blog post—let me give you 12 travel podcasts to get you started…
HINT FOR TRAVEL WRITERS: This would be a terrific pitch/article if you have a writing outlet. So would interviewing the podcasters.
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Gadling: Erik Olssen interviews travel enthusiasts, travel writers, and gives you the latest news from travel magazines and current travel related events.
Lonley Planet: The One and Only Don George interviews Lonely Planet authors about destinations, spotlights to cities, and why people should travle there now.
La Times Travel Podcast: Columnist Jane Engle reports on what you need to know to travel well.
Virgin Atlantic: Destination info on Johannesburg | Las Vegas | Cuba | New York | Shanghai
Fly with Me: A perspective from pilots and flight attendants.
iPod Traveller: Nick & Opal are your hosts for the weekly digest of Europe In Your Ears.
Geography for Travelers: A weekly, approximately half hour podcast of news and social science perspectives on travel and tourism, hosted by Alan A. Lew
My Travel Review: Gary Bembridge reviews places, hotels, planes, trains, books and everything to do with travel.
Road Less Traveled: Scott Ahlsmith is the president of the Travel Institute and presents news and opinion from a travel industry perspective.
Travel Commons: Observations and comments on the travel industry and travel experiences, sometimes from hotel bathrooms.
Amateur Traveler: A podcast for people who love to travel.
WDW Today: Podcasts from Walt Disney World.