Articles: Travel

Plane Talk - Biohacking security & aviation in the future

Plane Talk - Biohacking security & aviation in the future

Plane Talk

What are the issues that might affect the future of aviation. It's all speculation, but it's important to have ideas of what these might be and the risks that are out there. Chaitan expl...

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Plane Talk - New airline routes take time

Plane Talk - New airline routes take time

Plane Talk

Ever noticed that little asterisk on a promotional poster about a new flight.  Here's why...

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Sky's the Limit: Loire Valley (15th Sept 2017)

Sky's the Limit: Loire Valley (15th Sept 2017)

The Sky’s the Limit

This week Amanda explores the magical charm of the Loire Valley

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Sky's the Limit: Brussels (8 September 2017)

Sky's the Limit: Brussels (8 September 2017)

The Sky’s the Limit

This week Amanda Kerin takes in the delight's of Belgium's capital, Brussels

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Plane Talk - Mojave: Where plane's go to die

Plane Talk - Mojave: Where plane's go to die

Plane Talk

We often talk about the newest technology and advances in the aviation industry, but rarely do we consider what happens to those old planes that have been retired. One "plane boneyard&...

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Sky's the Limit: Top 5 sights in Rome

Sky's the Limit: Top 5 sights in Rome

The Sky’s the Limit

Amanda examines the beauty and history of the Italian capital Rome.

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Sky's the Limit: Top 5 Porto experiences

Sky's the Limit: Top 5 Porto experiences

The Sky’s the Limit

This week Amanda savours the delights of Porto.

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Sky's the Limit: Exploring Barcelona

Sky's the Limit: Exploring Barcelona

The Sky’s the Limit

This week, Amanda takes in the beauty of Barcelona. 

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Plane Talk - Surprise detours and Swiss planes in Nunavut

Plane Talk - Surprise detours and Swiss planes in Nunavut

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain explains why emergency landings may happen and what caused the Swiss plane landing in Nunavut, a small and sparsely populated territory in Northern Canada, earlier this year. Does t...

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Swiss Tips: Lyon Uncorked

Swiss Tips: Lyon Uncorked

Narrow Medieval passages contrast with vibrant walls of urban art; an elegant opera house boasts a designer makeover and an upside down white elephant perches on the hillside... Scratch the surface...

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Dig It! Lost Gardens of Heligan & Eden project (10 July 2017)

Dig It! Lost Gardens of Heligan & Eden project (10 July 2017)

Dig It!

The holidays are here, and if you are lucky enough to be spending some of your holiday time in Cornwall, then get yourself to the Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.    

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Plane Talk - Byebye birdy

Plane Talk - Byebye birdy

Plane Talk

AKA "Birds vs Planes"

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Plane Talk - What happens if I lose my passport mid-flight?

Plane Talk - What happens if I lose my passport mid-flight?

Plane Talk

What happens if a passenger was to lose their passport mid-flight or in transit? Sound ridiculous? Well Katt actually has some first-hand experience of this, but she fully admits it was a p...

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Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

Plane Talk

Timatic is a database containing cross border passenger documentation requirements. Timatic is an abreviation for Travel Information Manual Automatic and is used by airlines to determine whether...

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Plane Talk - I was ONLY 2 minutes late!! Why won't you let me on the plane?

Plane Talk - I was ONLY 2 minutes late!! Why won't you let me on the plane?

Plane Talk

This week Chaitan Jain from IATA explains why they won't open the gate back up, even if you're just 2 minutes late. He also bursts into song...

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Marcel Jean - Artistic Director, Annecy Animation Film Festival

Marcel Jean - Artistic Director, Annecy Animation Film Festival

Mid Morning Mix

Podcast photo: Marcel Jean ©  G Piel   The city of Annecy is animated this week, literally. The little city in neighbouring France bursts into bustling action with the tens ...

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Sky's the Limit: Palma (9 June 2017)

Sky's the Limit: Palma (9 June 2017)

The Sky’s the Limit

On this week's Sky's the Limit, Amanda visits the island of Palma - which offers more than meets the eye. 

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Sky's the Limit: 5 Must Dos in Lyon, France

Sky's the Limit: 5 Must Dos in Lyon, France

The Sky’s the Limit

Amanda goes to France's second city, renowned for its cuisine and architecture - Lyon.

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Sky's the Limit: 5 Must Dos in Figari, Corsica

Sky's the Limit: 5 Must Dos in Figari, Corsica

The Sky’s the Limit

This week Amanda travels to the bay of Figari in Corsica.

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Plane Talk - Keep those mozzies off my plane!

Plane Talk - Keep those mozzies off my plane!

Plane Talk

Have you ever wondered about the measures that airport staff and cabin crew take to keep little critters sneaking on the planes that we're travelling on? "Disinsection" is the prop...

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Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain from IATA joins us in the studio again. We talked about the top markets for passenger markets. Now we're talking about the most frequented airports...

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Sky's the Limit: the top 5 must-dos in Dubrovnik

Sky's the Limit: the top 5 must-dos in Dubrovnik

The Sky’s the Limit

On this week's Sky's the Limit, Amanda travels to the jewel of the Adriatic coast - Dubrovnik

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Hester on the Mid Morning Mix

Hester on the Mid Morning Mix

Dig It!

  Hester joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix with a bag of salad!  Our very own Dig It! presenter also brings with her tickets to the Iris Gardens at the Château de Vullier...

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Juliana Buhring - This Road I Ride

Juliana Buhring - This Road I Ride

Mid Morning Mix

Juliana Buhring holds the Guinness World Record for solo unsupported round-the-world by bike. She wrote a book about the experience called This Road I Ride and will be signing copies of t...

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