Travel Genius

What’s the most sure-fire way to get a flight upgrade? How can you find the best, secret local restaurants by asking just one question? What's the first thing you should do when you get into a hotel room? On Travel Genius, we'll give you those answers—and plenty more—as hosts Nikki Ekstein and Mark Ellwood quiz the world’s most experienced globetrotters for their tried-and-true travel hacks.

https://www.bloomberg.com/travel-genius

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 45 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
subscribe
share





Introducing: Blood River, A New Podcast From Bloomberg


The killers of Berta Caceres had every reason to believe they’d get away with murder. More than 100 other environmental activists in Honduras had been killed in the previous five years, yet almost no one had been punished for the crimes. Bloomberg’s Blood River follows a four-year quest to find her killers – a twisting trail that leads into the country’s circles of power. Blood River premieres on July 27.


share







 2020-07-13  4m
 
 

Introducing Foundering


Adam Neumann had a vision: to make his startup WeWork a wildly successful company that would change the world. He convinced thousands of other people -- customers, employees, investors -- that he could make that dream a reality. And for a while, he did. He was one of the most successful startup founders in the world. But then, in the span of just a few months, everything changed. Foundering is a new serialized podcast from the journalists at Bloomberg Technology...


share







 2020-06-25  4m
 
 

An Update


Mark and Nikki check in and explain what's next for Travel Genius - don’t worry we’ll see you soon.


share







 2020-05-13  4m
 
 

Announcing Prognosis Daily: Coronavirus


Harnessing Bloomberg's reporting from every continent, Bloomberg's daily Prognosis podcast brings the news, data and analysis you need for living in the time of Covid-19. In around ten minutes, we will explain the latest developments in health and science, the impact on individuals, industries and governments and the adaptions they are making in the face of the global pandemic...


share







 2020-03-24  1m
 
 

Introducing Deep Background with Noah Feldman: Cooking Through the Crisis with Mark Bittman


From Pushkin Industries, introducing Deep Background with Noah Feldman. Every story has a backstory, even in today's 24-hour news cycle. In Deep Background, Harvard Law School professor and Bloomberg Opinions columnist Noah Feldman will bring together a cross-section of expert guests to explore the historical, scientific, legal, and cultural context that help us understand what's really going on behind the biggest stories in the news...


share







 2020-03-18  34m
 
 

The Rockstar Who Flies 500,000 Miles Per Year 


In the season 2 finale, who better to offer travel advice than a woman who spends more time in the air than a pilot: Alison Mosshart? The rockstar, a member of two headlining bands - The Kills and Dead Weather – has suggestions on a far-flung hangover cure and the right way to pack (it’s not light). Plus Mark Ellwood and Nikki Ekstein discuss the final frontier in travel: space tourism.


share







 2020-01-22  39m
 
 

Take Insta-Perfect Vacation Photos


What will travel look like two decades from now? Mark and Nikki explore the findings of a new survey outlining how the landscape might change – and get out their own frequent-flying crystal ball to share a few of their own predictions. This week’s Travel Genius is Moti Ankari. Moti is co-found the dapper shoe line Ankari Floruss...


share







 2020-01-15  32m
 
 

Introducing Prognosis Season 4: America's Broken Health-Care Costs


Americans are paying more and getting less for their health care than ever before. On the new season of Prognosis, reporter John Tozzi explores what went wrong. 


share







 2020-01-09  2m
 
 

Where To Go In 2020


Was your New Year’s resolution to travel more in 2020 To help with your trip-planning, this week Mark and Nikki discuss the destinations that should be on your must-visit list this year. This week’s guest is Dr. Evan Antin, the celebrity vet and host of globetrotting TV show “Evan Goes Wild” (He’s also an alum of People magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive list). Antin is a steel-nerved explorer who considers snakes a welcomed sight wherever he goes...


share







 2020-01-08  31m
 
 

This Woman is Everyone’s Dream Travel Companion


This week on Travel Genius, Mark and Nikki tackle one of thorniest subjects in travel right now: should we be buying carbon offsets for every flight we take? Or should we follow Greta Thunberg’s lead, and scrap any plans to hop on a plane for the foreseeable future? Or is the impact of flying greatly overrated compared with many other industries – and simply called out as it’s seen as a perk of the privileged? If you’re coming down with a case of flygskam (flight shame, in Swedish), they have...


share







 2020-01-01  37m