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S01E00 Introducing the reDiscovery Podcast 01:44

S01E00 Introducing the reDiscovery Podcast

Join Ambika Vishwanath and Hoshner Reporter as they take you on a journey through the little knows gems of India. Plus, travel tips and hacks and more

S01E01: Pamban Beach 16:18

S01E01: Pamban Beach

Tucked away off the coast of Tamil Nadu is our favourite beach in the country, Pamban Island. Surrounded by clear blue waters and lush greenery, Pamban is the perfect beach getaway, with a ghost town and mythological stories thrown in for the curious. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S01E02: Holi in Barsana (U.P) 18:19

S01E02: Holi in Barsana (U.P)

Get into the spirit of Holi in UP and play the way they have for generations’, where for a week villages come together and celebrate, drenched in colour, bhang and song. Don’t miss the traditional lathmar, where enacting an age old tradition, the village women playfully beat off the advances of men with sticks. You can follow The reDiscovery podcast on iTunes: https://goo.gl/CWBVto Audioboom: https://goo.gl/biXKFX Stitcher: https://goo.gl/N36ciD Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/gkq9Bm IVM website: http://ivmpodcasts.com/rediscovery Or download the IVM podcast app on the App store and Android Play store. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S01E03: Kohima 24:14

S01E03: Kohima

All the way in Nagaland is the hill city of Kohima. Get a taste of Naga culture in this unique hill station with all the yummy food, stunning vistas and the lively markets that have everything from vegetables to snakes and bee larvae. You can follow The reDiscovery podcast on iTunes: https://goo.gl/CWBVto Audioboom: https://goo.gl/biXKFX Stitcher: https://goo.gl/N36ciD Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/gkq9Bm IVM website: http://ivmpodcasts.com/rediscovery Or download the IVM podcast app on the App store and Android Play store. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S01E04: Puri 20:45

S01E04: Puri

With the ancient Sun Temple, art villages, a beautiful coastline and famous Puri style cheesecake, Puri is a must visit for those looking for an alternative holiday spot. You can follow The reDiscovery podcast on iTunes: https://goo.gl/CWBVto Audioboom: https://goo.gl/biXKFX Stitcher: https://goo.gl/N36ciD Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/gkq9Bm IVM website: http://ivmpodcasts.com/rediscovery Or download the IVM podcast app on the App store and Android Play store. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S01E05: Amritsar 20:49

S01E05: Amritsar

Famous for the Golden Temple and Wagah Border, Amritsar is also home to a couple of excellent museums and some of the best Punjabi food we ate in the whole state. With a rich history and gregarious people, Amritsar embodies Punjab and should be on all travelers’ lists. You can follow The reDiscovery podcast on iTunes: https://goo.gl/CWBVto Audioboom: https://goo.gl/biXKFX Stitcher: https://goo.gl/N36ciD Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/gkq9Bm IVM website: http://ivmpodcasts.com/rediscovery Or download the IVM podcast app on the App store and Android Play store. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S01E06: Cherrapunji 21:03

S01E06: Cherrapunji

An amazing feat of man working with nature, the living root bridges in Meghalaya are a sight to behold. Climb down deep into the Khasi Hills, in the wettest place on earth and step into a surreal land. You can follow The reDiscovery podcast on iTunes: https://goo.gl/CWBVto Audioboom: https://goo.gl/biXKFX Stitcher: https://goo.gl/N36ciD Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/gkq9Bm IVM website: http://ivmpodcasts.com/rediscovery Or download the IVM podcast app on the App store and Android Play store. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S01E07: Lonar Crater 19:48

S01E07: Lonar Crater

Sometimes we forget what’s in our own backyard and the 50,000, year old Lonar crater tends to get left for the inevitable ‘later’. Pack your bags we say, and go check out the only hyper-velocity crater in the world in basalt rock right in the heart of Maharashtra. You can follow The reDiscovery podcast on iTunes: https://goo.gl/CWBVto Audioboom: https://goo.gl/biXKFX Stitcher: https://goo.gl/N36ciD Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/gkq9Bm IVM website: http://ivmpodcasts.com/rediscovery Or download the IVM podcast app on the App store and Android Play store. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S01E08: Mandvi 16:34

S01E08: Mandvi

Tucked away on the Gulf of Kutch, the old town of Mandvi is not as famous as the rest of the region. But once the biggest port in the country, Mandvi has a lot to offer the intrepid traveller, including the four hundred year old still operational ship building yard and the famous dabeli that was created here. You can follow The reDiscovery podcast on iTunes: https://goo.gl/CWBVto Audioboom: https://goo.gl/biXKFX Stitcher: https://goo.gl/N36ciD Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/gkq9Bm IVM website: http://ivmpodcasts.com/rediscovery Or download the IVM podcast app on the App store and Android Play store. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S01E09: Tawang and the Road To Bumla 21:48

S01E09: Tawang and the Road To Bumla

High in the Eastern Himalayas, with thick forests and stunning vistas, the road to the Indo-China border is breathtaking. Take a trip into Northern Arunachal, have tea with the soldiers and get a taste of life in high altitude. You can follow The reDiscovery podcast on iTunes: https://goo.gl/CWBVto Audioboom: https://goo.gl/biXKFX Stitcher: https://goo.gl/N36ciD Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/gkq9Bm IVM website: http://ivmpodcasts.com/rediscovery Or download the IVM podcast app on the App store and Android Play store. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S01E10: Fireflies in Bhandardara 16:30

S01E10: Fireflies in Bhandardara

We all hate the pre-monsoon heat and humidity. This year why not do something a little different and head into the forests of Bhandardara in the Western Ghats and check out the millions of dancing fireflies that light up the night. We guarantee it will be an experience to remember. You can follow The reDiscovery podcast on iTunes: https://goo.gl/CWBVto Audioboom: https://goo.gl/biXKFX Stitcher: https://goo.gl/N36ciD Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/gkq9Bm IVM website: http://ivmpodcasts.com/rediscovery Or download the IVM podcast app on the App store and Android Play store. This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

Introducing Season 2 00:40

Introducing Season 2

Were back with a whole new season of travel stories, hacks and more

S02E01: How to Travel on Rs 2500 a Day 27:58

S02E01: How to Travel on Rs 2500 a Day

Traveling around India on a small budget only through public transport is not only really cost effective, but also opens up a whole new side to the country with all its madness and adventure. Join us on this episode as we talk about why we do this and how we make this happen. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S02E02: Planning the Perfect Ladakh Trip 30:27

S02E02: Planning the Perfect Ladakh Trip

Featuring on everyone’s bucket list, planning a trip to Ladakh, is a little daunting. It’s far and seems quite expensive, with options aplenty. In this episode, we help you plan your perfect Ladakh trip, covering not only the usual must do’s, but also some offbeat locations with a special guest who is a veteran of the region. You can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S02E03: Proposed UNESCO Sites to Visit 29:12

S02E03: Proposed UNESCO Sites to Visit

UNESCO World Heritage sites present some of the best places a country has to offer and waiting in line to receive this badge of honor are countless other fabulous monuments, places of natural beauty and cultural spaces. We present 4 such places which have been nominated to be UNESCO sites but havent yet been inundated with tourists, thus making for a lovely viewing experience. Oh and visiting these sites before everyone else will also earn you some bragging rights You can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S02E04: Agra Beyond the Taj 26:06

S02E04: Agra Beyond the Taj

The iconic Taj Mahal is a must see on every tourists list and gets thousands of visitors every day from all over the world. However, hidden in the shadow of this famous monument, Agra has plenty more to offer and we take you on a journey to discover this beautiful ancient city of the Mughals. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S02E05: Some of our favourite home-stays 23:35

S02E05: Some of our favourite home-stays

There is no better way to experience a place than by staying with a local family, be it in a small village or a big town or in the middle of the jungle. We love home-stays and here we bring to you some of our favorites, where we’ve had great experiences in some stunning locations and eaten some yummy authentic local homemade food.

S02E06: Your Guide to Ziro 38:36

S02E06: Your Guide to Ziro

One of our favourite places, the Ziro Valley, plays host every year to the wonderful Ziro Festival of Music, which we love and have been to twice. With the festival coming up in September, we are here to help you plan an ideal trip to this beautiful corner of the country, listen to some great music, gorge on yummy food and meet interesting and quirky fellow travellers, all with a very special guest.

S02E07: Cool shopping ideas across the country 25:59

S02E07: Cool shopping ideas across the country

India is full of amazing things to buy, from art and artifacts to antiques and textiles, and it’s always nice to pick up a little something and take home a little piece of art and culture. In the episode, we talk about some off beat shopping ideas to indulge in while traveling around the country, which inspired us to find that little bit of extra space in our already overstuffed backpacks

S02E08: Exploring Bombay 25:46

S02E08: Exploring Bombay

Very often we tend not to explore our own backyards, with the idea that it will get done some day. So for all you Bombay folk and for those visiting the city, here is a list of funky things to do in the city that show you a completely different side to this bustling metropolis. What are you waiting for?

S02E09: Amazing (and easy) trips across the North East 25:19

S02E09: Amazing (and easy) trips across the North East

Exploring to the North East of the country is something that every traveler dreams of, but it seems a little difficult and it always feels like there is not enough time to do it. Here we present 3 fun and exciting trips across 3 states in the region that are easy to plan, dont require weeks and are not horrendously expensive either. So start packing Now

S02E10: Your Travel Questions Answered 31:47

S02E10: Your Travel Questions Answered

On the final episode of the second season, we answer questions from our readers and listeners on travel tips, recommendations, best routes, our favourite state to visit and more.

The Journey Continues (Preview to Season 3) 00:53

The Journey Continues (Preview to Season 3)

On Season 3 of The ReDiscoveryPodcast, Ambika and Hoshner introduce you to people and organisations who are working towards preserving old art forms and heritage, giving back to local communities and making travel more than just ticking sights off a list. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03E01: Chatting about Responsible Tourism with NGT India Editor 43:16

S03E01: Chatting about Responsible Tourism with NGT India Editor

Ambika and Hoshner chat with Shreevatsa Nevatia about favorite travel spots, India, responsible tourism and using travel as a means to go beyond. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03E02: Homestays as a means of dignified livelihood 24:13

S03E02: Homestays as a means of dignified livelihood

In the heart of Madhya Pradesh, a small NGO is using travel as a means to provide livelihoods and help lower caste communities find a dignified place in society. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03 E03: Give Back Give Away - Using Travel to support communities 27:28

S03 E03: Give Back Give Away - Using Travel to support communities

This unique travel company brings travelers closer to the places they visit through social projects designed to improve lives of local communities. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03 E04: Documenting vanishing cultures for the next generation 35:14

S03 E04: Documenting vanishing cultures for the next generation

In conversation with Phejin Konyak, who has traveled around her region to document her tribes dying tattoo culture in a recently released book. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03 E05: Preserving the heritage of Living Homes 30:50

S03 E05: Preserving the heritage of Living Homes

One of the last living homes of the Namboodari community with four inner courtyards and a unique system of cultural preservation that we experienced during a recent trip to Kerala. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03 E06: Umoja – Making travel accessible for the disabled 33:39

S03 E06: Umoja – Making travel accessible for the disabled

Travel is not just the purview of a few and with this adage Yeshwant Holkar talks about the challenges faced by people with physical disabilities and the work they are doing to make travel more accessible. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03 E07: Devrai Art Village – Livelihood through 32:56

S03 E07: Devrai Art Village – Livelihood through

Ambika and Hoshner chat with Mrs Mandakini Mathur whose passion has brought an age old art form to the forefront with modern design and thinking whilst helping artisans from Naxal affected areas. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03 E08: One Naga’s quest to bring back the animals 29:20

S03 E08: One Naga’s quest to bring back the animals

An NGO in central Nagaland that is working against old customs to change mindsets and introduce wildlife and forest conservation methods. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03 E09: A centuries old family style Ganpati celebration in Goa 29:55

S03 E09: A centuries old family style Ganpati celebration in Goa

We chat with Zinnia Mandrekar about her quest to document 16 generations of her family, their heritage home and unique family style Ganpathi in Goa. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S03 E10: Blue Yonder – Tourism that benefits communities 30:22

S03 E10: Blue Yonder – Tourism that benefits communities

Here is a travel company that engages with communities, artisans and storytellers to take you on in-depth journeys with local communities as major stakeholders in these endeavors. For more information, you can visit our website: https://rediscoveryproject.com/ This is an IVM Production for more such awesome podcasts, come find us: Website: Indusvox.com Facebook: facebook.com/ivmpodcasts Twitter: twitter.com/ivmpodcasts Instagram: instagram.com/ivmpodcasts

S04 E01: Quitting Your Job To Travel - Is It For You? 29:46

S04 E01: Quitting Your Job To Travel - Is It For You?

Yes We are back with an all new season. We start the season by answering some of the most frequently asked questions about our freelance travel lifestyle, how we embarked on this journey, is it everything its cracked up to be and most-importantly - Is it for you? Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S04 E02: Y(Our) Winter Wish List 28:48

S04 E02: Y(Our) Winter Wish List

Ambika and Hoshner talk about going back to some of their favourite places at a different time, and during a better season. Winter is a great time to travel in India, from diving in the Andamans to skiing in Auli to enjoy the sunset in Landour - and we are spoilt for choice. In this episode we narrow down the list and make the choice easier for you. Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S04 E03: Offbeat Road Trips to Discover India 42:51

S04 E03: Offbeat Road Trips to Discover India

India has some fantastic but over done road trip options including the Manali to Leh highway or the Konkan coast. In this episode Ambika and Hoshner detail a couple of offbeat options for you, complete with where to stay and what to eat. Bonus trip at the end of the episode, listen in Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S04 E04: It's Safari Time! 27:52

S04 E04: It's Safari Time!

With over 100 national parks, India has an amazing array of wildlife Planning a safari vacation can be daunting. Listen to this episode as Ambika and Hoshner talk about some of their favourite parks and let you in on all the little details on planning a safari Fun Fact: Your hosts Ambika and Hoshner met each other for the first time on a safari Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S04 E05: Best Himalayan Treks For Beginners 29:55

S04 E05: Best Himalayan Treks For Beginners

At 36, Hoshner embarked on his first proper Himalayan trek in beautiful Uttarakhand, on his birthday If you are an amateur or a beginner in trekking, tune in to hear their novice trekking stories and some great options for treks for beginners that will have you hooked. Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S04 E06: Re-Discovering Mumbai Part II 29:05

S04 E06: Re-Discovering Mumbai Part II

We travel the country and the world and often tend to forget what’s around us. Join Ambika and Hoshner as they explore more of this metropolitan - from the stunning Bhau Daji Lad Museum to touring the worlds most famous slum Dharavi. Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S04 E07: Kutch Beyond The Rann 32:15

S04 E07: Kutch Beyond The Rann

A lot has been said about the surrealistic beauty of the Rann of Kutch. In this episode, Ambika and Hoshner talk about Kutch beyond just the Rann. They talk Hodka village, embroidery workshops, pottery and the many different art forms you can see in the villages around the Rann. Stay tuned for a fun travel tip at the end of the episode Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S04 E08: Why Bihar Should Be On Your Travel List 32:36

S04 E08: Why Bihar Should Be On Your Travel List

Wait, Bihar? you wonder. Yes, but the fact is that the ancient cradle of Buddhism, Bihar has a lot to offer Buddhist temples, heritage art cultural sites and some of the yummiest Asian food in the country. Tune in to find out why you should consider Bihar for your next vacation Stay tuned for the travel tip Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S04 E09: Our Favourite Homestays Part II 31:12

S04 E09: Our Favourite Homestays Part II

Ambika and Hoshner answer one of the most frequently asked question - What are their favourite homestays? On this episode, they talk about their wonderful experiences at different homestays across the country. Stay tuned for the travel tip Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S04 E10: Love Food, Will Travel feat. Pankil Shah and Sumit Gambhir 42:50

S04 E10: Love Food, Will Travel feat. Pankil Shah and Sumit Gambhir

In the season finale episode we have special guests Pankil Shah and Sumit Gambhir, who along with Abhishek Honawar run the Bombay based Woodside Inn and other restaurants, talking about opening our minds and palettes. Ambika and Hoshner talk to the boys about food inspired by their travels, their best food memories from around India and whats the secret ingredient behind two decades of managing restaurants in India Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/