The Observer Effectactive
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The Observer Effect
These are strangers' travel stories. Each time I ask how travel has changed them and hope listening like this evaporates borders.
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Country Of Origin |
Italy
Produced In |
Rome
Premiere Date |
2016-02-08
Frequency |
Biweekly

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100 Available Episodes (101 Total)Average duration: 00:31:36
Jul 27 | 00:57:11
100 And Who Is My Neighbor?—Chicago, Where Martin Failed
Jul 17 | 00:36:51
99 The Art of Conversation—Muine Gall, Where Barack Traced His Roots
Jul 03 | 00:48:12
98 Writ in Water—Rome, Where John Died
Jun 26 | 00:35:43
97 A Time for War—Idaho, Where Ernest Lost His Memories
May 21 | 00:21:30
96 Cara de Bobo—Mexico City, Where Gabo Read Kafka
May 15 | 00:56:43
95 The Universal Particular—Dublin, Where James Etched His Heart
May 07 | 01:12:49
94 First Sighting of the Sea—Valparaíso, Where Pablo Brought 2,000 Refugees
Apr 30 | 00:26:12
93 NGO Hopping—India, Where Mathias Led His Blind Great-Grandfather
Apr 23 | 00:17:56
92 The Wave and Sea—Europe, Where Eltaj Wants to be a Famous Writer
Apr 16 | 00:36:23
91 The Persistence of Memory—Sardinia, Where Majda Took Dragan
Mar 13 | 00:32:18
90 Certain Half-Deserted Streets—Amsterdam, Where Ilmari Could Feel Something
Mar 05 | 00:20:07
89 One Thousand Degrees of Heat—Merzouga, Where Ilham Fell Down a Sand Dune
Feb 26 | 00:28:57
88 A Small Dot on the Horizon—Syria, Where Johan Went to Counter Prejudice
Feb 19 | 00:34:52
87 Asylum—Sweden, Where Ibrahim Is Waiting
Jan 29 | 00:33:40
86 A Forlorn Émigré—Guantanamo, Where Alanka Can't Talk About
Jan 23 | 00:56:21
85 The Tear, the Kick, and L'Abri—Malta, Where Marsh Grew Up
Jan 11 | 00:32:19
84 Even at a Distance—Where Hajar Would Like to Go
Jan 08 | 00:12:41
83 The Online Student—London, Where Mohammad and I Met Up
Jan 01 | 00:17:13
82 The Good Host—Fügen, Where Eliska Runs Haus Sonneneck
Dec 29 | 00:17:13
81 The Hipster Doctor—Russia, Where Onur Camped for the First and Last Time
Dec 27 | 00:06:19
80 The Viking—Thailand, Where Torleif Eats, Eats, Eats
Dec 26 | 00:04:36
79 El Payaso—Argentina, Where Camiseta Worked for Five Minutes
Dec 25 | 00:20:39
78 The Scrumptious Simoom—Bethlehem, Where Flic Sheltered at an Inn
Dec 18 | 00:44:28
77 Half of Many Things—Tibet, Where Lhamo Concretized Her Parents' Stories
Dec 11 | 00:59:49
76 A Collection of Homes—Oman, Where Carina Started a Journey through Ash
Nov 27 | 00:18:36
75 Forever Young—Iraq, Where Travis Felt a Tug on His Jacket
Nov 21 | 00:44:57
74 That Little Push—Havasupai, Where Larry Met a Special Kind of People
Nov 13 | 00:30:37
73 The Shortest and Most Certain Way—Machu Picchu, Where Gloria Dreamed of Going
Nov 06 | 00:48:27
72 Three Points of Contact—The Ewok Village, Where Tony Became a Semi-Retired Hobo
Oct 30 | 00:44:42
71 Chicago Live Show Part 2—Burma, Where Kathy Had to Wait
Oct 09 | 00:19:25
70 Chicago Live Show Part 1—South Korea, Where Anne Took Off Her Hijab
Oct 02 | 00:39:02
69 A Wild Olive Shoot, Grafted In—Spain, Where Mike Came to Build a Church
Sep 25 | 01:07:18
68 As I Expected But More So—Namsan, Where Jay Found a Temple
Sep 18 | 00:30:10
67 La Recoleta—Sicily, Where Daniel Called in Sick
Sep 11 | 00:17:50
66 The MV Polaris—Svalbard, Where Liz Is Going on an Arctic Expedition
Sep 04 | 00:23:10
65 Welcome to Cafemin—Oslo, Where Gabriel Insisted on Speaking German
Aug 28 | 00:31:59
64 There's No Translation for "My Soul"—Finland, Where María First Saw Snow
Aug 21 | 00:30:40
63 Parisian TSA—New Caledonia, Where Fred Hunted Bats
Aug 14 | 00:23:50
62 The Gypsy—Belize, Where Saundra Hit 79 Countries
Aug 07 | 00:23:33
61 The Future You—Boston, Where Kenneth Asked Borges a Question
Aug 01 | 01:08:39
60 In the Way of Listening—Honduras, Where Jarrod Became a Citizen
Jul 24 | 00:18:57
59 The Atitlán Connection—Tikal, Where Danny Lived Out a Childhood Dream
Jul 19 | 00:20:29
58 Coincidences—Lago de Atitlán, Where Sune Tends Mayan Altars
Jul 10 | 00:13:26
57 A Vast Beautiful Darkness—The Art Institute, Where Dakota Traveled Inside
Jul 04 | 00:17:10
56 A Chasing after the Wind—Pamplona, Where Patxi Ran with the Bulls
Jun 26 | 00:29:45
55 Melted Ego—Sri Lanka, Where Amin Quit Trance
Jun 19 | 00:51:47
54 Kopfkino—Namibia, Where Janusz Saw the Moon Freed
Jun 12 | 00:14:28
53 I Came from the Wall—Romania, Where Michal Went for Ethnomusicology
Jun 05 | 00:32:31
52 Super Loneliness—Galápagos, Where Jaey Surfed
May 27 | 00:43:58
51 The Summing Up—Burma, Where Seph Met Mr. Book
May 17 | 00:34:09
Episode 50: An Empathy Machine
May 08 | 00:16:11
Episode 49: The Echo of a Noble Mind—Cerro Torre, Where Elio Was a Kid
May 01 | 00:28:56
Episode 48: The Visa Situation—Germany, Where Andes Hoped to Become a Minority
Apr 24 | 00:25:34
Episode 47: It All Stems from Naivety—Damascus, Where Binta Met an Old Man
Apr 17 | 00:33:35
Episode 46: The Other Kaveesh—Quintana Roo, Where Kaveesh Spent His Last Pesos
Apr 10 | 00:44:26
Episode 45: A Matter of Circumstance—Egypt, Where Silas Started to Wonder
Apr 03 | 00:48:09
Episode 44: Everyone—Chicago, Where Helkin Came Out
Mar 26 | 00:30:29
Episode 43: The Tattoo—Australia, Where Bertrand Was Cured of Travel
Mar 20 | 00:36:50
Episode 42: The Last—Kenya, Where Anna Kidnapped a Baby
Mar 13 | 00:14:16
Episode 41: Fingertip, Dot, Ray, Gauze, Sea—Casa Azul, Where Tomek Saw Symbolism
Mar 07 | 00:07:21
Episode 40: The Berber Nomad—Morocco, Where Hamou Wouldn't Talk to Me
Feb 13 | 00:52:41
Episode 39: Like Someone Who Is Thirsty—Mecca, Where Haval Performed the Umrah
Feb 06 | 00:34:33
Episode 38: Thus You Shall Bless—Hawaii, Where Carroll Wanted to See the Stars
Jan 30 | 00:46:13
Episode 37: If You're Going To—Standing Rock, Where Mary Ann Delivered Supplies
Jan 23 | 01:07:16
Episode 36: Travel Medicine Kit—Madrid, Where Jane Saw a Bullfight
Jan 17 | 00:41:46
Episode 35: Afterwardsness—Athens, Where Sigmund's Desire Led Us Astray
Jan 09 | 00:53:43
Episode 34: An Everlasting Itch for Things Remote—Fiji, Where Tim Came Closest to Channeling Melville
Jan 02 | 00:07:42
Episode 33: Only Go—Ulm, Where Gerald and Franz Start the Camino Each Year
Dec 27 | 00:26:20
Episode 32: The Dream—Cebu, Where Hitoshi and His Family Began Their Journey Around the World
Dec 20 | 00:26:55
Episode 31: Un'emozione gigante—Sauveterre-de-Béarn, Where Giorgio Spent a Nice Night in a Haunted Pension
Dec 12 | 00:58:17
Episode 30: The Narrow Road to the Deep North—Norway, Where Orry Went in Search of Deep Winter
Dec 05 | 00:18:11
Episode 29: The Ten Pound Poem—Oxford, Where Vixen Found Another Way About
Nov 28 | 00:37:24
Episode 28: The Home of the Wanted and the Unwanted—Oklahoma, Where Jürgen Got Arrested
Nov 25 | 00:18:32
Episode 27: Lighthouse Relief—Peru, Where Isabel Learned How to Be Happy
Nov 14 | 00:19:50
Episode 26: A Little Light in the Darkness—Greece, Where Hanan Gave Birth
Nov 07 | 00:29:11
Episode 25: An Enormous, Deep-Rooted, Foolish Faith in the Benevolence of Fate—Chios, Where Yousef Took His Family in a Rubber Boat
Oct 31 | 00:26:49
Episode 24: Another Goal of Unknown Distance—England, Where Travel Saved Alberto's Life
Oct 24 | 00:47:23
Episode 23: The Death Journey—The Syria-Turkey Border, Where Adnan Stood Up and Yelled
Oct 17 | 00:29:02
Episode 22: Solidarité—Ritsona, Where Romane Waited to Volunteer
Oct 09 | 00:51:31
Episode 21: What Do You Want?—The Syria-Turkey Border, Where Siba Sat Down
Oct 03 | 00:16:34
Episode 20: I've Been Here—Cairns, Where Ferdi Couchsurfed in the Nude
Jul 04 | 00:38:49
Episode 19: A Site of Stoppage—Casablanca, Where Bishupal's Visa Application Was Denied
Jun 27 | 00:16:37
Episode 18: Can We Let This Question Open?—Portugal, Where Flore Fell in Love with a German Boy
Jun 20 | 00:27:40
Episode 17: The Bridge—Bosnia, Where Johannes Busked amid Minarets and the Moon
Jun 13 | 00:17:13
Episode 16: The Conversationalist—Gleneagles, Where Calum Meets Lovely People All the Time
Jun 06 | 00:45:21
Episode 15: La Locura Positiva—Marrakesh, Where Sergio Walked from Sevilla
May 30 | 00:23:24
Episode 14: In the Guise of the Most Ordinary Things—The U.S., Where Ramchandra Melted a Little
May 23 | 00:15:54
Episode 13: There and Back Again—Catalonia, Where Manfredi Was Saved by Columbus
May 16 | 00:26:09
Episode 12: Same Blood—Pisa, Where Souka Sells Watches
May 09 | 00:23:44
Episode 11: Two Ovens—Indonesia, Where Freya Fell Ill
May 02 | 00:22:59
Episode 10: The Hostel Grampa—Nicaragua, Where Kai Started to Heal
Apr 25 | 00:19:55
Episode 9: A Piece of Glass Floating in the Air—Iran, Where Gordon Was Summoned
Apr 18 | 00:30:34
Episode 8: The Lucky Note—Málaga, Where Ann-Sophie's Friend Surprised Her with a Trip
Apr 11 | 00:35:35
Episode 7: Ser Alguem Na Vida—Holland, Where All of Lucas' Dreams Were Just ... Real
Apr 04 | 00:29:39
Episode 6: The Getting Out—Borneo, Where Rhum's Handler Had a Bit of an Epiphany
Mar 28 | 00:23:21
Episode 5: My Easy Yoke—Sevilla, Where Jesus Stands Perfectly Still
Mar 21 | 00:23:30
Episode 4: Jaw of Gold—Tunisia, Where Faustino Met Stares
Mar 14 | 00:31:35
Episode 3: The Art of Listening—Liverpool, Where Ophirah Has Made Not One But Two Pilgrimages
Mar 07 | 00:27:15
Episode 2: Passing by the Door of Night—America, Where Moonif Learned to Smile
Feb 29 | 00:45:48
Episode 1: Too Many Times in a Row—Vietnam, Where Will Did Something He Regrets
Feb 08 | 00:01:21
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