Hostelworld Podcasts

Presented by Hostelworld.com Editor Colm Hanratty and other members of the Hostelworld team, our award-winning podcasts are recorded in cities all over the world with people who tell us about things unique to their city. And in our London and New York City podcasts Colm tells you what not to miss there and more.

Podcasts by Continent

Africa Podcasts

Cape Town - On Robben Island

Location: Cape Town, South Africa (Africa)
Located just off the coast of Cape Town in South Africa, Robben Island is where one of the world's most famous prisons used to be located. In this podcast, Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty speaks to tour guides at the museum for the lowdown.

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Asia Podcasts

Only in Shanghai...

Location: Shanghai, China (Asia)
Hostelworld.com's Selina Tan speaks to different people in the Chinese city of Shanghai about things you can only find there, such as an area with many architectural styles known as 'The Bund' and more.

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Europe Podcasts

Berlin - On Museumsinsel

Location: Berlin, Germany (Europe)
Located at the top of Unter den Linden in Berlin, Museumsinsel is where you will find the German capital's main museums. These include the Altes Museum and Pergamonmuseum. In this podcast Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty speaks to Mechtild Kronenburg from the National Museums of Berlin to find out about these museums and more.

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North America Podcasts

Montreal - At the Museum of Fine Arts

Location: Montreal, Canada (North America)
Did you know that it’s free to visit the incredible Montreal Museum of Fine Arts? In ‘Montreal – At the Museum of Fine Arts’, Hostelworld.com’s Rebecca Keenan speaks with Danielle Champagne, Director of Communications at the Museum. Listen to find out more about the permanent collection, the history of the museum and lots more.

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Oceania Podcasts

Auckland - At the Skytower

Location: Auckland, New Zealand (Oceania)
Located in the heart of Auckland's CBD (Central Business District), the Skytower is Auckland's most instantly recognisable landmark. In this podcast Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty speaks to Connie Sprague of Skytower to tell him about the different colours it goes, how you can base jump off it and much more.

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South America Podcasts

Rio de Janeiro - Home of the 'favela'

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (South America)
Marcelo Armstrong, founder of 'Favela Tour', Rio de Janeiro's original favela tour, speaks to Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty to explain what a 'favela' is, why he decided to start the tour, and that there are many positive aspects to them and not just negative ones.

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