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Audio Interviews

GlobalGaz podcast

Tony was interviewed for the GlobalGaz travel podcast. Listen at this link.

BBC Radio Devon

Tony was interviewed by Toby Buckland on Tuesday 12th December 2017.

BBC Radio Bristol

Tony was interviewed by John Darvall on Monday 21st November 2016.

Nights with Brian Crump, Radio New Zealand

Tony was interviewed by Brian Crump. Aired on evening of 25th October 2016. Interview took place in Wellington, capital of New Zealand.

Listen on the Radio New Zealand website: Our Own Odysseys – Seeing the world his way

Eyes On Success

Interesting interview with Pete and Nancy Torpey, 19th October 2016 (podcast 1643, Travelling Solo). Eyes On Success is a US based podcast and radio broadcast focusing on issues that mainly concern blind and visually impaired people, but open and welcome to all.


Interview with Steve Collins, Perth, Australia

Interview with Steve Collins in Perth, via Skype from Canberra. Tuesday, 11th October 2016.

6PR, Perth, Australia

Tony interviewed by Steve Collins. 30th September 2016.

More details: http://www.6pr.com.au/news/meet-tony-the-traveller-20160930-grsrvc.html

Photos taken in studio:
Tatiana, Tony and interviewer Steve Collins in the studio, 6PR, Perth Tony being interviewed in the 6PR studio

Choice Words, AMI-audio, Canada

June 2014 episode on the theme of accessible travel. Includes excerpts from Tony’s book.

Eyes On Success, USA

25-minute interview with Tony. It was recorded for the Eyes On Success radio programme. The show is based in the US and is targeted at visually impaired/blind people. The interview took place in late December 2012 and it was broadcast in May 2013.

BCFM, Bristol

Interview for BCFM, an independent community radio station based in Bristol. Tony was interviewed by Anthea Page in Bristol on Monday 28th May 2012.

BBC Radio Bristol

Tony was interviewed by John Darvall on Monday, 28th May 2012.

The Wild Show, Phonic FM, Exeter

Tony was interviewed by Chris Norton. Thursday, 24th May 2012.

Talk Radio Europe

Interview with Tony recorded on Friday, 18th May 2012.

World Link, Deutsche Welle

‘The all-seeing blind traveler’, 28th April 2012

International Report, RFI English

‘Blind travel writer Giles does it his way’, 20th March 2012.

Listen to an interview with Tony at:

The Endless Weekend travel blog

Recent interview with Tony by American traveller Justin Troupe for his website http://www.theendlessweekend.com.

Bristol Community Radio

Tony was interviewed by Anthea from Bristol Community Radio. The interview took place at Stanfords bookstore, Bristol. Sunday, 16th October 2011.

Mark O’Donnell, BBC Wiltshire

Saturday, 8th October 2011. Tony was interviewed by Mark O’Donnell.

Eyes2eyes website

An interview for the eyes2eyes website based in Minnesota, USA. Recorded on Monday, 15th August 2011.

Janet Kipling, BBC Radio Devon

Saturday, 16th July 2011. Tony was interviewed by Janet Kipling.

Graham Torrington, BBC Radio Bristol

On Friday, 20th May 2011, Tony was interviewed on Graham Torrington’s morning show.

Falklands Radio

Tony visited the Falkland Islands in February 2011 and was interviewed on Falklands Radio.

In Touch, BBC Radio 4

Tony and fellow blind traveller Kirsten Hearn discussed the ups and downs of solo travel with presenter Peter White. Broadcast 18th January 2011.

Saturday Surgery, BBC Radio Bristol

Tony was interviewed by Faye Dicker. Broadcast 15th January 2011.

Excess Baggage, BBC Radio 4

Tony was interviewed by Anita Anand. Broadcast 11th December 2010.

Talk Radio Europe

Tony was interviewed by Allan Bowley on the Let’s Talk Show. Broadcast November 2010.

Dialect Radio

While in Bulgaria Tony did an interview with Dialect Radio, an independent radio programme based in Bristol. The interview took place at a hostel in the city of Plovdiv. June 2010.

Play the interview:

Dialect Radio is broadcast on Bristol’s BCfm 93.2fm on Sunday afternoons. To find out more about them, visit their website.