Podcasts have become a great source of entertainment, information and inspiration for many people currently. The fact that you can just play the audio while carrying on with other activities makes them very convenient. Whether you are in the gym, driving home or just relaxing, you can listen to podcasts anywhere. Most of the podcasts give you the option to either stream or download the episodes making it easy to listen on the go. Over the holidays, you could pass time while listening to any of these podcasts depending on your taste.
- Nipe Story
If you love African fiction short stories Nipe Story is definitely going to be a favourite. Nipe Story is fortnightly Kenyan podcast by Kevin Mwachiro. The podcast has audio version narrations of many stories from African writers. This a gem because you get to listen to Kevin Mwachiro’s soothing voice that really brings the stories to life and you also get to discover African writers. If you are looking for something to keep you relaxed over the holiday then Nipe Story is the right pick for you.
- TED Talks Daily
Everybody knows about TED Talks and TED Talks Daily podcast has all the latest talks in audio format so you can listen to them on the go. The podcasts on TED Talks Daily are less than 20 minutes long typically so you don’t need to set aside a lot of time to catch up with the latest episode. The greatest thing about the TED Talks Daily podcast is the range of topics. You could think of literally any topic and you would find an episode in there, whether it’s astronomy, parenting, or spirituality; TED Talks Daily has something for you. The podcast has new episodes every weekday. If you choose to take a long drive or spend time on your couch, TED Talks Daily will be great company.
- Stuff You Should Know
Are you one of those people who just love learning interesting stuff, random facts and a bit on nerdy topics? Stuff You Should Know podcast hosted by Josh Clark and Charles Bryant is a hub for interesting topics. The topics on the podcast are very diverse and informative. Do you know the difference between whiskey and bourbon? Did you know there was a man who did not eat solid food for a year?
Stuff You Should Know goes into details of such intriguing topics and explains it using entertaining language while still giving you facts. The podcast has been one of the popular one on iTunes for years now and with good reason. The episodes are about 20 to 60 minutes long. If you are travelling for long distances this could good food for the mind.
- Legally Clueless
Legally Clueless podcast is hosted by Adelle Onyango. Legally Clueless basically has Adelle Onyango talking about her life journey and experiences. She draws us into her life while starting conversations on many issues that an evolving African experiences daily. Legally Clueless is entertaining and thought-provoking. Listening to Adelle Onyango makes you feel like you are having a conversation with the girl next door and will capture your attention for a while.
- Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations
Oprah Winfrey is a global household name and her work in having conversations around spirituality and self-improvement is well known. Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations podcast is an audio version of Oprah’s conversations with various guests. The discussions are timeless and there is a gem in each episode. If you are looking for something spiritual to binge on, you cannot go wrong with this podcast.
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