Secrets of the Raknus Selu Trail
Welcome to AXN Asia's Secrets of the Raknus Selu Trail, a four-part podcast series that chronicles the Hakka trail of Taiwan's most iconic exports that is also a cultural and industrial link to the world. Follow our 2 incredible hosts, Chris and Danny, as they discover this new gem destination and uncover the beauty of the Raknus Selu Trail, including delicious Hakka cuisines and heartwarming stories of the Hakka heritage to unveil the Hakka culture to the world!
13 Oct, 2022
The beauty of Taiwan’s mountains and forests has always been world-renowned, and the Raknus Selu Trail spans over 200km, covering Taiwanese cities of Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Miaoli and Taichung. In this final episode, Chris Stowers shares his experience as a photographer to capture the beauty of the trail’s natural wonders and learn deeper insights on the wide variety of flora and fauna, including a man named Mr Lizard. While Danny Wen Shi Kai voices out his surprise at discovering new aspects of the Hakka trail, despite having grown up along it.
11 Oct, 2022
The Secrets of Raknus Selu Trail chronicles the Hakka trail of Taiwan’s most iconic exports that is also a cultural and industrial link to the world, such as the “Chorus Road”, which is Taiwan’s longest national-level natural trial and carries the glorious history of Taiwan’s “Tea Tycoon”. In this episode, Chris Stowers and Danny Wen Shi Kai share their Hakka food adventures as they explore the Raknus Selu Trail. From discovering a tea named after Queen Elizabeth II, to savoring authentic Hakka dish made with Abacus seeds, including a traditional dish with Tofu stuffed in everything and anything edible. Joining them is Radio DJ Andrew Zhan (Singapore’s UFM100.3).
26 Sep, 2022
The 300-year-old Raknus Selu Trail in Taiwan has been stitched together from old trails, farming roads, and narrow hiking paths where these ancient trails have witnessed the historical bond between the Hakka and aboriginal people. The Raknus Selu Trail's name originates from raknus, which means "camphor tree" in Atayal and Saisiyat, and Selu, which means "small path" in Hakka. In this episode, Chris Stowers and Danny Wen Shi Kai share the mysteries they unearth on this historic trail brimming with immense cultural and historical knowledge at every bend and turn.
26 Sep, 2022
Welcome to the Secrets of the Raknus Selu Trail Podcast. Hosted by Chris Stowers and Danny Wen Shi Kai. The Raknus Selu Trail is Taiwan’s very first long-distance trail network of more than 400 kilometres in length and our hosts will take us on their journey through its vibrant and dense foliage, revealing their behind-the-scenes experiences to uncover intricate customs and stories of the Hakka heritage while filming the documentary. Along for the ride is a curious guest, Radio DJ Joseph Lin (Taiwan’s ICRT FM100).
12 Sep, 2022
Introducing Secrets of the Raknus Selu Trail, a four-part podcast series, hosted by British photographer, Chris Stowers, and award-winning Taiwanese food and travel writer, Danny Wen Shi-Kai, including special guests, Radio DJ Andrew Zhan (Singapore’s UFM100.3) and Radio DJ Joseph Lin (Taiwan’s ICRT FM100). Episode 1 will feature The Journey as the duo share their experiences behind the scenes of production and what they learnt in their journey. For episode 2, the podcast will cover the Hakka history and culture with Danny sharing stories about his childhood. Episode 3 will cover food, including some popular Hakka cuisines, while episode 4 will explore the interesting flora and fauna found on the trail. Subscribe to the podcast today and be the first to experience a cultural adventure to Taiwan. Launching worldwide on September 27 on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok, Twitter, & YouTube: @AXNAsia
Other Related Podcasts
《三言两语》播客系列由新加坡华族文化中心呈献，早报播客制作。随《联合早报》副刊编辑陈素君和副刊记者陈宇昕一起了解新加坡华人的文化和故事。 What makes a "Chinese Singaporean"? Guests share their experiences and opinions with Lianhe Zaobao Fukan sub-editor Tan Sor Koon and correspondent Tan Yu Xin in Same Same But Different. The podcast series is presented by Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre and produced by Zaobao Podcasts.
島國男子的生活日誌 Hello Islander
「島國男子の生活日誌」是個生活風格節目。此節目主打慢活的生活步調。以輕鬆、生活化的方式，暢談有關旅遊、文創、獨立文化及影視娛樂等主題。節目也會邀請職人、創作人、作家，來深入分享行業裡的甘苦經歷。希望能通過各種不同的交談，讓聽眾更能了解與自己不同的生活面貌，能夠慢下來觀察自身日常的獨特之處以及對生活有更不一樣的體會見解。 Hello Islander is a lifestyle podcast show presented in Mandarin. The show seeks to express a sentiment of slow-living and a greater appreciation of life's little details. Topics include travel, creative culture, independent culture and entertainment. 追蹤 IG: @hello.islander 網站: helloislander.com
The Sensitive Man Podcast
The Sensitive Man is a podcast voiced and produced by Simon Lim, a popular radio personality on ONE FM 91.3, a station of SPH Radio in Singapore. This lifestyle podcast series gives insights to the modern man's approach to life and new discoveries. From men's grooming and fitness to tasting whiskies; bespoke tailoring; architecture, art and design; as well as indulging in gastronomy or comfort food - a myriad of things appeal to and beckons the sensitive new age of man. Listen and be seduced by the perspectives of this show.
Midday Munchies is a weekly food segment (every Wednesday) on Kiss Cafe by Charmaine Phua. Tune in to the show live on weekdays, 10am-1pm on Kiss92, a station of SPH Media! Follow her on social media for food recommendations and more: Instagram | Facebook | Website
让思远带着你，向侍酒师Lucas学习葡萄酒的入门知识，品味微醺的幸福。Si Yuan and sommelier Lucas talks about wine basics in a fun, straightforward way to get you excited about it.
阅阅一室 The Reading Room
阅阅一室：从阅读出发，两位阅读爱好者陈丽仪、张承尧躲在一个密室里的悄悄话。每期聊一本推荐书，也许会有你在寻找的那一本，欢迎一试！ The Reading Room 阅阅一室 is a light-hearted conversational podcast presented in Mandarin. Helmed by Tan Li Yi and Chang Cheng Yao, this may be the perfect audio fix for book lovers who like to delve beyond the book and at the same time enjoy anecdotes of life.
啦啦啦4到8 - 精彩内容
新加坡电台UFM100.3傍晚班《啦啦啦4到8》 文鸿老大 靖禾Drew哥 《啦啦啦4到8》 星期一至五 4-8pm Follow us: @wenhong1003 @andrewzhan Telegram 群组