Podcasts are audio on demand and there are many ways to listen to them. Read this page to find the listening method that suits your needs. The Join Us in France Travel Podcast is free to listen to anywhere people get their podcasts.
Using Your Smart Phone or Tablet
Most people find it most convenient to listen to podcasts on their smart phones or tablets so they can listen anywhere they go. You can download episodes to your phone so you listen on the plane or while you’re in France.
- Apple devices already come with a Podcast App by default (tap on the purple icon or search for “podcast”). Launch the App, search for Join Us in France and tap follow. Then you can download the episodes to listen to them off-line.
- Android phones can also play podcasts. Open the Chrome browser on your phone, search for Join Us in France and from the resulting search you’ll be able to listen and subscribe (it’s not like a newspaper subscription, subscribing to a podcast is free).
- To get more information on a given podcast episode, you’ll need to read the “Show Notes”. From a podcast App on a phone, tapping or swiping will generally display the show notes. The “show notes” or “episode notes” is where you’ll see the list of what we talked about in this particular episode and see the links to the places we recommend.
On Spotify, Audible, Amazon Music, Pandora and Apple Music
As podcasts have become more and more popular, music streaming services now list podcasts. If you’re from India you’ve probably heard of Gaana. Yes, Join Us in France is there too!
- If you’re a Spotify user, search for Join Us in France, our last 100 episodes are there.
- If you’re a Pandora subscriber, you will also find Join Us in France on Pandora. Search for the name the way you do for any song.
- Do you listen to books with the Audible app on your phone? Search for Join Us in France and you’ll find all our episodes there too for free.
- The same goes for Amazon Music and Apple Music. Just search for Join Us in France.
With a Smart Speaker
Amazon Alexa and compatible smart speakers can play the podcast for you. Just say “Alexa, enable Join Us in France” then say “Alexa, play Join Us in France” and done!
Google Now Indexes Podcast Episodes
If you are looking for a podcast episode about a specific place in France (for example “Annecy”), you can search for Annecy on this website. And now you can also search for podcast episodes about Annecy on Google and that will show you Join Us in France episodes about Annecy as well as other podcasts that talk about Annecy.
Spotify also does a great job searching for podcast episodes about particular topics.
On Your Computer
Since you are visiting this website, let me start by saying that you can listen right here from this website. Click on the Podcast tab above then choose any episode. From there you’ll see a red play button, voilà, you’re listening to the podcast! Make sure your sound is turned up!
So, there you have it, podcasts are getting more popular and better in quality every day. Try one or two! And tell a fellow Francophile about this show, they will benefit from it too!