The Next Stop takes you on an audio journey about the travels and experiences of three young students. Join Manny Goossen, Daniela Whelan and Adrian McMorris as they show you the ropes of backpacking through foreign lands while sharing their own personal experiences from countries all over the world. Topics will range from packing the essentials, to staying safe and how the digital era is changing the way we travel. The Next Stop airs live on Red River Radio every Tuesday from 4 -5 p.m. Listen in, you may just learn a thing or two.
March 21, 2017
This week on the show we went to the final frontier and the depths of the sea! We discussed Mars One and their program to send people into space to colonize Mars in 2032. We turned our attention from the skies to the sea and theories of the sea including Atlantis and the Bermuda Triangle. Daniela does not believe in Atlantis and we all agree that Mars One needs to step up their fundraising game. We talked about Riverdale, The 100 and in BREAKING NEWS we stripped Garrett Fache from his previous ‘Average’ title and talked about his upcoming film […]
March 14, 2017
This week on the show we talked about our time in small town Manitoba this past weekend. Manny ventured out to Gimli and met the guy who made The Flag of Humanity, and Daniela found out they were already connected on LinkedIn. Daniela went to Portage La Prairie and got a painting from a man named Murray. She’s now his favourite. Adrian took some friends to his cottage at Victoria Beach and played some Minnesota ice-fishermen in a few games of pool. Enjoy.
March 7, 2017
This week on the show we had the young and talented Kristen Einarson join us! She talked to us about her time in New York watching a number of Broadway plays. We talked about Trip Advisor’s new trip offering a night’s stay in a London Eye pod. Daniela talks about her less than ideal experience riding the London Eye. Adrian talked about his American experience in an airport and showed off his (admittedly) weaker Christopher Walken impression. Manny takes us through his time as an audience member on Conan.
February 28, 2017
Welcome back from Reading Week! The Next Stop got into some role play today re-enacting stories from traveling abroad. Manny took us through the train station at Prague with a girl he yearned for and her less friendly friend. Adrian watched his friend almost die and pulled the keys away from him so he wouldn’t drive home. Daniela had us act out a late night adventure trying to get money from an ATM and getting to a hostel with the help of useless cabs. Daniela shared her glamorous experience in an Air Canada pod on her way home from Rome. […]
February 14, 2017
Happy Valentines Day from The Next Stop! This week on the show we were joined by Sam Calvert; YouTube, travelling and hair gel extraordinaire. Sam talks about his plethora of Contiki trips, his beach life in Thailand and his hotel lifestyle in Port Douglas, AUS. Daniela asked a classmate on the air to be her valentine…no response yet. Manny teaches us about ChuckBall and how it compares to the Croatian sport Picigin, a sport that Adrian told everyone about. We featured promos from Hayley McDonnell and Kit Muir on the show as well. Enjoy!
February 7, 2017
This week we are joined by the wonderful Daniel Ranson, from the Industrial Arts Program at the Notre Dame Campus. We talked about Daniel and Adrian’s trip around Australia, focusing mainly on the van they purchased and subsequently ‘pimped.’ Daniel talked about his cottage and his trip to BC with his girlfriend. He took a dinghy out on Georgia Strait and bought a shirt from Tofino. Manny made a long-lasting extension cord in high school that he still uses today. Daniela talked about her wooden wall clock and figured out for us that a journal and a diary are THE […]
January 31, 2017
This week we had Lauren Hollins onto the show to talk about her tours in Europe and in South East Asia. She told Daniela about the rules to the Full Moon Party, including body paint and neon clothes. Adrian talks about cycling down The Death Road, Daniela shares her nude bungee jumping tale and Manny whips out his KILLER German accent. Lauren briefly talked about her Yoga Retreat, KarmaCure, which is being put on in just under two weeks. For more information about KarmaCure click here. Listen in for more details about our Manitoba Outdoor Show giveaway. Enjoy!
January 26, 2017
This week we welcomed author, comedian and general wiseman Matt Abra to the show. He told us about his time in Europe as part of a Concentration Camp tour for students called The March of Remembrance and Hope. We segued into stories of late night, (mostly) booze-fuelled mishaps to bring a lighter side to the show. Matt slept in a park, Daniela won two drinking contests in one night, Adrian charmed his way past security guard at a New Years Eve party in Wollongong, Australia and Manny watched his friend drink a little too much. For more information about Matt’s […]
January 18, 2017
(Very brief audio issues at beginning) This week we were joined by the lovely Meghan Kjartanson who claimed to not have many stories and then blew us away with some of her adventures. Meghan tells us about her time in Colorado City, Arizona and the time she helped a stranger write an essay about Jane Goodall. Daniela promises to take Adrian’s girlfriend skating on the river, Manny talks about teaching Meghan how to drive stick and Adrian teaches the group what a “specky” is.
January 11, 2017
We returned in 2017 with a very special guest, Maggie Wysocki. She tells us about her trips to India both as a tourist and as a teacher. She paints a beautiful picture of parties and ceremonies she attended, she rode a camel and talks about the blue houses of Jodhpur, India. She talks about the ongoing culture shock during her trips. The four of us take a gander at guessing the original 7 Wonders of the World and Adrian talks about his ex-girlfriend. See Maggie’s blog here.
December 6, 2016
This week we talked about winter escapes abroad and close to home. Past experiences travelling during the holidays, Christmas abroad and our ideal staycations. Adrian tackled a sheep, Daniela takes Keara (Adrian’s girlfriend) on a date, and Manny got sick over Christmas in Dublin.
November 29, 2016
This week on the show we all help plan Daniela’s upcoming trip to Thailand and the UK. We wade through Daniela’s outfits, we talk about Hot Garrett and Average, Bearded Garrett from Wilderness Supply. Manny lends Daniela his sweater, Adrian worked in 44 degrees Celsius and Daniela took notes on our very original and serious outfit suggestions.
November 22, 2016
This week on The Next Stop we talk about FOOD. Pastas, Brazilian cuisine, beers (featuring a top German beer list on beeradvocate.com), cocktails, and the language barrier while ordering a meal abroad. Adrian pulls out a tuna sandwich on-air, Daniela showcases her Portuguese and Brazilian faves, and Manny shocks the group with a flawless German accent.
November 15, 2016
This week we talk about hostel etiquette and what should you look for in a hostel before you set up shop. We discussed using Tinder while travelling and travelling while dating. Daniela forgets a lot things in hostels, Adrian packed while having a stranger threaten him and his girlfriend and Manny and his friends put a stop to some unwanted hostel noise.
November 8, 2016
This week we talked about politics over seas, waking up to riots, football teams, fans, and jerseys. As well as bank machines that never work, Daniela’s Brasilian Pride, Adrian stages a coup, and Manny reveals his thumb scar from mixing a caipirinha. (NOTE: Brief audio difficulties at the beginning of the show)
November 1, 2016
This week we talked about staying with locals, LARPing, and Daniela’s apprehensiveness about couchsurfing. Special guests Joel and Jay make an appearance all the way from London to tell us about their time as teachers abroad.
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October 18, 2016
This week on Next Stop we discuss some experiences in Europe. We discuss couch surfing, working overseas, and staying with family and friends. Travel insurance, museums and we even touched on budgeting your way through your adventure. Download This Episode
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