What do you listen to when you have nothing to do? How do you keep your mind busy during those lazy days of summer?
For those of you who commute to work, or are planning a holiday road trip, or maybe need some company while gardening or lying on the beach, we offer you a selection of podcasts, each of which reflects some aspect of our province, its history and culture. Enjoy!
1. AMATEUR TRAVELER
In Episode 414, Montreal travel blogger Sherry Ott recounts a trip through Nova Scotia with her mother: https://amateurtraveler.com/travel-to-nova-scotia/
2. SICKBOY PODCAST
Poignant, hilarious and at times heartbreaking, this is the story of three friends who explore the realities of life with Cystic Fibrosis: http://sickboypodcast.com/
3. TAGGART & TORRENS
4. THE NIGHT TIME PODCAST
A podcast about “Canadian True Crime, Mysteries and the Weird” created by Jordan Bonaparte, this show delivers a variety of interesting content, much of which is based in Nova Scotia: https://www.nighttimepodcast.com/episodes
5. YOU BEAUTY
6. ZEN NOVA SCOTIA
A series of talks based on “authentic Soto Zen Buddhist practice and teachings”. http://zennovascotia.com/
7. THE CREATIVE HUSTLE
“A podcast of curated professionals successfully navigating business on the East Coast”: https://podtail.com/en/podcast/the-creative-hustle/
8. INTALKSICATED PODCAST
Produced in Nova Scotia, this show bills itself as “the drunk podcast tackling real life topics with some heart”: http://intalksicatedpodcast.com/
9. SEA STARS
A fascinating space and ocean podcast locally produced by Leah Robertson and Kyle Brisebois: https://player.fm/series/seastars-podcast
10. UNDER THE INFLUENCE
While this podcast isn’t produced in Nova Scotia, it IS Canadian and one of our favourites. This episode features two Nova Scotian entrepreneurs - Alfred Fuller and Frank Stanley Beveridge - who each built business empires selling products door-to-door: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/undertheinfluence/how-a-billion-dollar-cosmetics-company-started-off-by-selling-books-1.4667811
There are many more NS-produced podcasts out there - the more you look, the more you find.
Do you have any favourite podcasts you’d like to add to our list? Let us know: firstname.lastname@example.org
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