Ever since he was a child, Rohith was always fascinated by geography and learning about other cultures. He would sit for hours and read maps and atlases, and even draw his own. While he looked at and read these maps, he became naturally curious as to what life was like around the world. His passion for geography as a child left him quite gifted with the subject and he consistently participated in the National Geographic Bee contest in elementary and middle schools. He was able to travel to many different places around the world including plenty of states within the USA, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Germany, the Netherlands, the Bahamas, Canada, Austria, Spain, and Poland.
Dave Amos is a city planner and the host of the City Beautiful YouTube channel, a channel dedicated to urban planning and design, as well as all other topics around cities. As someone who is passionate about cities, he shares his love for them and his motivation for pursuing his career and creating his YouTube channel. In addition, we discuss why geography is important to city planning.   Mentioned in this episode: Wisconsin, United States of America Ithaca, New York Cornell University New York City Washington Heights Portland, Oregon University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon Sacramento, California University of California at Berkley City Beautiful New Urbanism Chicago, Illinois Daniel Burnham Washington, DC National Mall (Washington DC) Alexandria, Virginia Arlington County, Virginia Silver Spring, Maryland Washington Metro Tysons, Virginia Reston, Virginia Vienna, Virginia Milwaukee Indiana Lake Michigan Michigan Avenue, Chicago China City Beautiful Twitter
Ever watched the James Bond 007 movie Casino Royale? We're going to the main location of the movie in this episode, Montenegro! Tune in to learn about this Balkan country who gained independence just 14 years ago.   Mentioned in this episode: Balkans United States of America Germany South Carolina North Carolina Utah New York Nevada Venice, Italy Durmitor Croatia Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina Albania Ulcinj Podgorica Adriatic Sea Mediterranean Sea Ottoman Empire Turkey Cetinje Austro-Hungarian Empire Battle of Mojkovac Brad Pitt Kotor Casino Royale Serbian language Montenegrin language Yugoslavia Serbia and Montenegro 2006 Montenegrin independence referendum Milo Đukanović Srebrenica massacre Serbian Orthodox Church Montenegrin Orthodox Church Eastern Orthodox Church Russia Islam Catholicism Hinduism Judaism Bosnian Bosniak Fascinada Our Lady of the Rocks Statehood Day Njeguški pršut (Prosciutto) Burek (Meat Pie) Rakija Plantaže 13. jul Wine Montenegro 10 Commandments Ostrog Monastery Petar II Petrović-Njegoš The Mountain Wreath The Bridge on the Drina Ivo Andrić
In this episode of The Lost Geographer Podcast, we head to Indonesia. We dive deep into the rich and diverse history and culture of this archipelago of more than 17,000 islands.   Mentioned in this episode: Jakarta Kalimantan Seattle, Washington, USA Japan Surabaya New Capital Sulawesi Papua Bali Papua New Guinea Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian language) India Malaysia Bahasa Melayu (Malaysian language) Islam Hinduism Catholicism Protestantism Confucianism Buddhism Netherlands Dutch Empire Japanese Empire Dutch language Suharto Javanese language Chinese Indonesian Sundanese Bandung Eid al-Fitr Ramadan Saudi Arabia Rendang Amsterdam Indonesian peanut sauce Thailand Satay Tahu Goreng (Fried tofu) Nusa Tenggara (Lesser Sunda Islands) Batik The Rainbow Troops
We're excited to have Sarah Dandashy back on the podcast! Sarah is a concierge and travel expert who created the brand, Ask a Concierge. If you haven't listened to the first episode with Sarah, make sure to check that out here! With the COVID-19 pandemic at different stages across the world, many people wonder when they can travel again. Many borders are still closed and the travel experience looks incredibly different right now. Our interview will cover the current state of affairs (as of the end of June 2020) and predictions for the future of travel. If you're a traveler, you sure don't want to miss this episode. Mentioned in the episode: Ask a Concierge (Sarah's website) Los Angeles, California, USA Lebanon Saudi Arabia London, United Kingdom Atlanta, Georgia Washington, DC New York City, NY COVID-19 Chicago, Illinois Boeing 737 Indiana Indiana Dunes National Park Bali, Indonesia India CARES Act Stimulus Check Emirates (airline) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Beijing, China Germany European Union Canada Australia Argentina Ask a Concierge Instagram Ask a Concierge Twitter Ask a Concierge Facebook Page
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Feb 8th, 1994
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3 days, 6 hours
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