Alpaca My Bags is the Canadian podcast that explores how to travel responsibly.
Do you want to be a responsible tourist? Join Erin Hynes and her guests as they take a careful look at what truly makes travel and tourism responsible. Topics covered include dark tourism, sustainable travel, voluntourism, travel privilege, what it means to travel authentically, and so much more. Every episode introduces you to unique and underrepresented perspectives, and provides you with the tools and information you need to travel the world in a mindful way!
Alpaca My Bags was featured on Apple’s New & Noteworthy list, 2019, and was a finalist in the 2020 People’s Choice Podcast Awards. In 2022, we were featured in the Together section of the Toronto Star and CBC’s Podcast Playlist. And, we’ve hit the podcast charts in Canada, USA, Ireland, UK and more in the category Places & Travel.
The podcast is written, recorded, and produced in Toronto, Canada, and episodes are released every other Wednesday. Transcriptions of the podcast are available on request.
If you’d like to support the podcast, subscribe on Patreon!
Alpaca My Bags is available to discuss partnerships, sponsorships, and speaking engagements. You can contact Erin and Kattie, here.
Here’s what listeners have to say about Alpaca My Bags:
- iHeartRadio podcast Everywhere featured an interview with Erin Hynes.
- Kickin’ Back Alpaca Ranch hosted the AMB team for a visit with real alpacas.
- Erin was featured on The Thoughtful Travel Podcast.
- Erin was featured on The Travel Horror Stories Podcast.
- Erin was featured on the Tripping Up Podcast.
- Erin was featured on The Plunge Podcast: Justified.
- Erin was featured on the Drive With Us Podcast.
- Erin was featured on the Like a Local Podcast.
Where we’ve been mentioned:
- 5 Ways to Travel Responsibly – The Toronto Star
- CBC’s Podcast Playlist – April 2022
- How a Travel Podcast Found an Audience in a World Without Travel
- 9 Travel Podcasts to Fuel Your Wanderlust
- The Best Travel Podcasts to Spark Your Wanderlust
- These Podcasts Will Keep You Inspired On The Go
- Part Time Travel Warrior: Erin of Alpaca My Bags
- My Favourite English-speaking Podcasts To Travel With
- 12 Best Podcasts for Travel and Wanderlust Inspiration
Alpaca My Bag’s logo is by Christopher McCluskey.