Part of the allure of podcasts, aside from being able to listen during practically any activity, comes from the wide breadth of topics they cover. A well-informed host can teach you about any topic you can imagine. In the world of history podcasts, there are many in-depth, factual and entertaining casts to spend time with.
The first podcast that comes to mind is Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History. Carlin covers a few wide-ranging topics, from World War I to Julius Caesar’s subjugation of the Celtic people. These episodes are pretty expansive, stretching to and past five hours of content for the longer shows. The result is a cast that updates less frequently, but provides longer and more in-depth analysis of the history it presents.
The Documentary Podcast is another great dive into history on a much different scale. This podcast is published and produced by the BBC. The feed updates every day and the shows are usually much shorter and focus on micro history. Instead of deep dives into the causes of World War I, these shows tell the stories of influential individuals and regions. The bite-sized stories offer an interesting and refreshing view.
Finally, if you’re looking for a podcast with interviews and commentary from people who lived through certain events, The History Hour, from the BBC World Service, is the cast you want. This cast has 130 episodes to sift through, including an entire collection surveying World War II.
These podcasts have the potential to give you a new look into how certain events unfolded in history and connect listeners to the experiences of those who lived through history.
Among the world’s most coveted food capitals today, Macau (officially a Special Administrative Region of China) tops many a list. The 12-square-mile city is home to 19 Michelin-starred restaurants, nine Bib Gourmand and the world’s first fusion cuisine, and was recognized in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy for its singular culinary scene, but its street food culture may be its most popular feature with in-the-know travelers. Here are five top street dishes to prowl for in Macau.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Start your explorations of Gettysburg with breakfast, but not just any breakfast. Gettysburg has many delightful bed and breakfasts worth a stay. If you book a stay at Baladerry Inn, you not only get a comfy, spacious guestroom in a historic home once a Civil War hospital, but you also dine on a scrumptious, hearty breakfast each morning, and it’s all included in your room rate.