The Explorers Podcast

By Matt Breen

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Subscribers: 789
Reviews: 5
Episodes: 184

Rockpile1968
 Oct 6, 2023
Love it!


 Jul 27, 2021
Great podcast, he really puts you in the journeys.

Ryan Hunter
 Apr 15, 2021
Detailed retelling of the adventures of explorers. Exploring in today's world seems pretty straight forward in comparison. Thoroughly recommend

Professor Mark Duffield
 Oct 13, 2020
Imaginative retelling of the age of discovery

Charles Dexter Ward
 Aug 25, 2019
The host tells the stories of the great, imagination-fueling voyages of discovery with much detail and liveliness.

Description

The Explorers Podcast is about the greatest explorers and explorations in history. On the Explorers Podcast, the explorers we cover include Ernest Shackleton, Ibn Battuta, Roald Amundsen, Frederick Cook, Adrien de Gerlache, John McDouall Stuart, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, Matt Rutherford, Jacques Marquette, Louis Jolliet, James Cook, Abel Tasman, Alice Morrison, Fridtjof Nansen, Yuri Gagarin, Jacques Cartier, Richard Francis Burton, Teddy Roosevelt, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, James Beckwourth, Alvise Cadamosto, Henry the Navigator, Andres de Urdaneta, Edmund Hillar, Tenzing Norgay, George Mallory, Marco Polo, Xu Fu, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Burke and Wills Expedition, Robert O'Hara Burke, William Wills, Hanno the Navigator, Lewis and Clark, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Hernan Cortes, John Franklin, Lost Franklin Expedition, Francis Drake, Diogo Cao, Pytheas, Nellie Bly, Christopher Columbus, Panfilo de Narvaez, Bartolomeu Dias, Mungo Park, John Cabot, Erik the Red, Leif Erikson, Zebulon Pike, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Ferdinand Magellan, and Zheng He and the Chinese Treasure Fleet, Neil Armstrong, Aztec Empire, Moctezuma, Montezuma, Robert Falcon Scott, Tom Creen, Frank Wild, Cândido Rondon, Brendan the Navigator, and Vladimir Atlasov. We also cover a variety of subjects and events and travel to many places. Topics include the Far East, the River of Doubt, the Manila Galleons, Mount Everest, the Moon Landing, Apollo 11, the circumnavigation of the world, the source of the Nile, the New World, Vinland, the Niger River, Timbuktu, the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Horn, Antarctica, the Arctic, the Northwest Passage, the North Pole, the South Pole, the Congo River, the Chinese Treasure Fleet, the Corps of Discovery, Tenochtitlán, Japan, China, the Silk Road, the Spice Islands, the Moluccas, the Caravel, Mecca, Medina, Lake Tanganyika, Sputnik, Tasmania, Australia, Siberia, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes, the Seven Cities of Gold, and much, much more.

Episode Date
Jules Dumont d'Urville - Part 5 - the second voyage of the Astrolabe: Antarctica
Apr 08, 2024
Jules Dumont d'Urville - Part 4 - the first voyage of the Astrolabe (continued)
Apr 01, 2024
Jules Dumont d'Urville - Part 3 - the first voyage of the Astrolabe
Mar 18, 2024
Jules Dumont d'Urville - Part 2 - Coquille Expedition
Mar 11, 2024
Jules Dumont d’Urville – Part 1 – Early life and the Venus de Milo
Mar 04, 2024
Freya Stark - Part 6 - WWII and later years
Feb 26, 2024
Freya Stark - Part 5 - Yemen
Feb 19, 2024
Freya Stark - Part 4 - Treasure Hunting in Luristan
Feb 12, 2024
Freya Stark - Part 3 - The Lost Assassin Fortress and Solomon's Throne
Feb 05, 2024
Freya Stark - Part 2 - The Valley of the Assassins
Jan 23, 2024
Freya Stark - Part 1 - Early life and the lands of the Druze
Jan 15, 2024
Alexander von Humboldt - Part 6 - Legacy
Jan 02, 2024
Alexander von Humboldt - Part 5 - Russia
Dec 27, 2023
Alexander von Humboldt - Part 4 - Mexico and the United States
Dec 11, 2023
Alexander von Humboldt - Part 3 - The Andes Mountains
Dec 05, 2023
Alexander von Humboldt - Part 2 - The Orinoco Expedition
Nov 21, 2023
Alexander von Humboldt - Part 1
Nov 07, 2023
The Opening of Japan
Oct 24, 2023
Belgica Expedition - Interview with Author Julian Sancton
Oct 09, 2023
Belgica Expedition - Part 5
Sep 28, 2023
Belgica Expedition - Part 4
Sep 18, 2023
Belgica Expedition - Part 3
Sep 06, 2023
Belgica Expedition - Part 2
Aug 28, 2023
Belgica Expedition - Part 1
Aug 16, 2023
Welcome to the Explorers Podcast
Aug 14, 2023
Ibn Battuta - Part 7 - Mali
Aug 09, 2023
Ibn Battuta - Part 6 - China
Jul 25, 2023
Ibn Battuta - Part 5 - India
Jul 17, 2023
Ibn Battuta - Part 4 - Anatolia and the Golden Horde
Jun 29, 2023
Ibn Battuta - Part 3 - East Africa and Arabia
Jun 19, 2023
Ibn Battuta - Part 2 - Iraq and Persia
Jun 05, 2023
Ibn Battuta - Part 1 - Mecca
May 26, 2023
John McDouall Stuart and the crossing of Australia - Part 4
May 14, 2023
John McDouall Stuart and the crossing of Australia - Part 3
May 01, 2023
John McDouall Stuart and the crossing of Australia - Part 2
Apr 24, 2023
John McDouall Stuart and the crossing of Australia - Part 1
Apr 10, 2023
Francisco Vázquez de Coronado and the Seven Cities of Gold - Part 2
Mar 27, 2023
Francisco Vázquez de Coronado and the Seven Cities of Gold - Part 1
Mar 19, 2023
Matt Rutherford and the first solo, nonstop circumnavigation of the Americas - Part 3 - Interview
Mar 01, 2023
Matt Rutherford and the first solo, nonstop circumnavigation of the Americas - Part 2
Feb 13, 2023
Matt Rutherford and the first solo, nonstop circumnavigation of the Americas - Part 1
Feb 06, 2023
Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet and the search for the Mississippi River - Part 2
Jan 16, 2023
Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet and the search for the Mississippi River - Part 1
Jan 09, 2023
James Cook - Part 10 - Third Voyage: The Death of James Cook
Jan 02, 2023
James Cook - Part 9 - Third Voyage: Search for the Northwest Passage
Dec 15, 2022
James Cook - Part 8 - Third Voyage: Return to Polynesia
Dec 06, 2022
James Cook - Part 7 - Second Voyage: South Seas and the Southern Atlantic
Nov 21, 2022
James Cook - Part 6 - Second Voyage: Terra Australis
Nov 14, 2022
James Cook - Part 5 - First Voyage: Around the World
Nov 07, 2022
James Cook - Part 4 - First Voyage: New Zealand and Australia
Oct 27, 2022
James Cook - Part 3 - First Voyage: Tahiti and Terra Australis
Oct 18, 2022
James Cook - Part 2 - First Voyage: Tahiti
Oct 11, 2022
James Cook - Part 1 - Early years, war and surveyor
Sep 29, 2022
Abel Tasman - Part 2 - the South Seas, New Guinea and Australia
Sep 19, 2022
Abel Tasman - Part 1 - Tasmania and New Zealand
Sep 13, 2022
Alice Morrison Interview
Sep 06, 2022
Fridtjof Nansen - Part 7 - Scientist, Diplomat and Humanitarian
Aug 25, 2022
Fridtjof Nansen - Part 6 - The Fram Expedition: Return Home
Aug 17, 2022
Fridtjof Nansen - Part 5 - The Fram Expedition: Attempt on the North Pole
Aug 03, 2022
Fridtjof Nansen - Part 4 - The Fram Expedition: Into the Ice
Jul 26, 2022
Fridtjof Nansen - Part 3 - The Fram Expedition
Jul 14, 2022
Fridtjof Nansen - Part 2 - The Greenland Expedition
Jun 30, 2022
Fridtjof Nansen - Part 1 - Adventurer and Scientist
Jun 23, 2022
History Daily Podcast Aviation Takeover Special: The Wright Brothers/Spruce Goose
Jun 20, 2022
Yuri Gagarin and the first man in space
Jun 14, 2022
Brendan the Navigator
Jun 07, 2022
Everest 1922: Interview with author Mick Conefrey
May 31, 2022
Jacques Cartier - Part 2 - The St. Lawrence River
May 16, 2022
Jacques Cartier - Part 1 - The Gulf of St. Lawrence
May 02, 2022
Richard Francis Burton - Part 7 - Adventures in Writing
Apr 21, 2022
Richard Francis Burton - Part 6 - The Source of the Nile Controversy
Apr 12, 2022
Richard Francis Burton - Part 5 - Lake Victoria
Apr 04, 2022
Richard Francis Burton - Part 4 - Lake Tanganyika
Mar 22, 2022
Richard Francis Burton - Part 3 - The Somaliland Expedition
Mar 14, 2022
Richard Francis Burton - Part 2 - Medina and Mecca
Mar 07, 2022
Richard Francis Burton - Part 1 - India
Feb 22, 2022
Teddy Roosevelt and the River of Doubt - Part 4
Feb 14, 2022
Teddy Roosevelt and the River of Doubt - Part 3
Feb 07, 2022
Teddy Roosevelt and the River of Doubt - Part 2
Jan 28, 2022
Teddy Roosevelt and the River of Doubt - Part 1
Jan 19, 2022
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo and the Exploration of California
Jan 12, 2022
James Beckwourth - Mountain Man
Dec 10, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 11/11 - The Quest Expedition
Nov 18, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 10 - Endurance: Across South Georgia
Oct 19, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 9 - Endurance: The Voyage of the James Caird
Oct 03, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 8 - Endurance: Elephant Island
Sep 22, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 7 - Endurance: Into the Ice
Sep 03, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 6 - Prelude to Endurance
Aug 12, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 5 - The Nimrod Expedition: Survival
Jul 30, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 4 - The Nimrod Expedition: Farthest South
Jul 17, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 3 - 1903-1907
Jun 24, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 2 - The Discovery Expedition
Jun 15, 2021
Ernest Shackleton - Part 1 - Early Years
May 28, 2021
Alvise Cadamosto in the Age of Henry
May 11, 2021
Henry the Navigator - Part 3/3
Apr 29, 2021
Henry the Navigator - Part 2/3
Apr 14, 2021
Henry the Navigator - Part 1/3
Mar 29, 2021
Andrés de Urdaneta and the Manila Galleons
Mar 19, 2021
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay and the Conquest of Everest - Part 5/5
Mar 09, 2021
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay and the Conquest of Everest - Part 4/5
Feb 23, 2021
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay and the Conquest of Everest - Part 3/5
Feb 09, 2021
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay and the Conquest of Everest - Part 2/5
Jan 26, 2021
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay and the Conquest of Everest - Part 1/5
Jan 15, 2021
George Mallory and the Assault on Everest - Part 4/4
Dec 31, 2020
George Mallory and the Assault on Everest - Part 3/4
Dec 16, 2020
George Mallory and the Assault on Everest - Part 2/4
Dec 03, 2020
George Mallory and the Assault on Everest - Part 1/4
Nov 19, 2020
Marco Polo - Part 5 - The Voyage Home
Nov 05, 2020
Marco Polo - Part 4 - The Grand Canal and the City of Heaven
Oct 23, 2020
Marco Polo - Part 3 - The Mongol World
Oct 09, 2020
Marco Polo - Part 2 - The Silk Road
Sep 28, 2020
Marco Polo - Part 1
Sep 10, 2020
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza and the Exploration of Central Africa – Part 4/4 - Administrator and Investigator
Sep 01, 2020
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza and the Exploration of Central Africa – Part 3/4 – The Congo
Aug 14, 2020
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza and the Exploration of Central Africa - Part 2/4 - The Father of Slaves
Aug 04, 2020
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza and the Exploration of Central Africa - Part 1/4
Jul 27, 2020
Xu Fu and the Exploration of Japan
Jul 12, 2020
The Burke and Wills Expedition – Part 8 – The Fate of John King and the Legacy of the VEE
Jul 06, 2020
The Burke and Wills Expedition - Part 7 - The Mount Hopeless Gamble
Jun 23, 2020
The Burke and Wills Expedition - Part 6 - The Return
Jun 15, 2020
The Burke and Wills Expedition - Part 5 - Across Australia
Jun 04, 2020
The Burke and Wills Expedition - Part 4 - Cooper's Creek
May 25, 2020
The Burke and Wills Expedition - Part 3 - Menindee
May 12, 2020
The Burke and Wills Expedition - Part 2 - Preparation and Departure
May 04, 2020
The Burke and Wills Expedition - Part 1 - Australia, the Royal Society of Victoria and Robert Burke
Apr 27, 2020
Hanno the Navigator
Apr 13, 2020
Vladimir Atlasov and the Exploration of Kamchatka
Apr 06, 2020
Hernán Cortés and the Conquest of Mexico – Part 8
Mar 29, 2020
Hernán Cortés and the Conquest of Mexico – Part 7
Mar 22, 2020
Hernán Cortés and the Conquest of Mexico – Part 6
Mar 15, 2020
Hernán Cortés and the Conquest of Mexico – Part 5
Mar 08, 2020
Hernán Cortés and the Conquest of Mexico - Part 4
Feb 28, 2020
Hernán Cortés and the Conquest of Mexico - Part 3
Feb 10, 2020
Hernán Cortés and the Conquest of Mexico - Part 2
Jan 27, 2020
Hernán Cortés and the Conquest of Mexico - Part 1
Jan 08, 2020
The Lost Franklin Expedition - Part 2/2
Dec 08, 2019
The Lost Franklin Expedition - Part 1/2
Nov 24, 2019
Apollo 11 - The Moon Landing - Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin
Nov 11, 2019
Francis Drake - Part 6 - The Spanish Armada and Final Years
Oct 28, 2019
Francis Drake - Part 5 - Across the Pacific and Home
Sep 04, 2019
Francis Drake - Part 4 - War in the Pacific
Jul 24, 2019
Francis Drake - Part 3 - The Journey Around the World Begins
Jun 20, 2019
Francis Drake - Part 2 - Terror of the Spanish Main
Jun 06, 2019
Francis Drake - Part 1 - The Early Years
May 17, 2019
Diogo Cão and the Exploration of West Africa
May 01, 2019
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery - Part 8/8
Apr 22, 2019
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery - Part 7/8
Mar 29, 2019
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery - Part 6/8
Mar 15, 2019
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery - Part 5/8
Dec 16, 2018
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery - Part 4/8
Oct 04, 2018
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 3/8
Aug 15, 2018
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery - Part 2/8
Jun 24, 2018
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery - Part 1/8
Jun 12, 2018
Nellie Bly and the Race Around the World - Part 3/3
May 17, 2018
Nellie Bly and the Race Around the World - Part 2/3
May 10, 2018
Nellie Bly and the Race Around the World - Part 1/3
May 03, 2018
Pytheas and the Circumnavigation of Britain
Mar 02, 2018
Christopher Columbus - Part 7/7
Feb 19, 2018
Christopher Columbus - Part 6/7
Feb 01, 2018
Christopher Columbus - Part 5/7
Dec 20, 2017
Christopher Columbus - Part 4/7
Nov 14, 2017
Christopher Columbus - Part 3/7
Nov 02, 2017
Christopher Columbus - Part 2/7
Oct 05, 2017
Christopher Columbus - Part 1/7
Sep 19, 2017
Francisco de Orellana and the Exploration of the Amazon River - Part 2/2
Sep 08, 2017
Francisco de Orellana and the Exploration of the Amazon River - Part 1/2
May 08, 2017
Zheng He and the Chinese Treasure Fleet
Apr 25, 2017
Étienne Brûlé and the Exploration of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River
Feb 20, 2017
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca - Part 2/2
Feb 09, 2017
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca - Part 1/2
Feb 02, 2017
Pánfilo de Narváez and the Narváez Expedition
Jan 24, 2017
Bartolomeu Dias and the Cape of Storms
Jan 12, 2017
Mungo Park and the Exploration of the Niger River - Part 2
Jan 09, 2017
Mungo Park and the Exploration of the Niger River - Part 1
Dec 30, 2016
John Cabot and the Exploration of North America
Dec 08, 2016
Erik the Red and Leif Erikson
Dec 01, 2016
Zebulon Pike - Part 2
Nov 24, 2016
Zebulon Pike - Part 1
Nov 13, 2016
Vasco Núñez de Balboa - Part 2
Nov 05, 2016
Vasco Núñez de Balboa - Part 1
Oct 31, 2016
Ferdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 4
Oct 22, 2016
Ferdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 3
Oct 16, 2016
Ferdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 2
Oct 09, 2016
Ferdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 1
Oct 01, 2016