Episode 1: Europe’s best Christmas markets

  • 30:19
  • 28 November, 2019
  • 28.4M

Welcome to Kiwi Tripsters Travel Podcast!

Introducing Mike Yardley and Chris Lynch, who are broadcasters by trade. Reflecting on your first trip overseas. The golden memories of travelling abroad for the first-time, Mike reminisces on memorising the Air New Zealand timetable and how his childhood hatched the abiding passion for travel.

European Christmas Markets

‘Tis the Season! Have you ever dreamed of gracing the traditional European Christmas markets, which date back over 800 years?

Mike and Chris sweep you through a sleighload of star specimens, from Munich to Tallinn, and how to stitch them together. It might be too late for this year’s outing, but make some twinkling plans for next Christmas.

Spotlight on New Zealand; Hanmer Springs

Long revered by South Islanders as an alpine thermal spa resort town, the photogenic village is just 90 minutes from Christchurch the award-winning pools & spa has just unveiled its latest visitor-magnet, Conical Thrill. Chris and Mike discuss this, along with insights on where to stay, where to dine and how to tackle the forest walks.

The world’s most mispronounced items on restaurant menus. We certainly love grazing from the cuisines of the world, but what menu items are we mispronouncing the most? Kiwi Tripsters tucks in to the items that trip up our tongues the most, so you can avoid future embarrassment. We are here to help!

Enter our Giveaway.  And be in to win a Lonely Planet guide.

Show Notes

  • 1:20 Mike's start as a travel junkie
  • 6:45 Best Christmas markets in Europe
  • 15:35 Hanmer Springs in New Zealand
  • 23:00 The most mispronounced words on restaurant menus

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