Bears, bears and more bears…

August 29, 2019By Phoebe SmithNews

This month Phoebe’s launched a new Sleep Story on Calm called ‘Into the Canadian Wilderness’ lulling listeners to sleep as they join her on a journey along the beautiful and pristine waterways around British Columbia’s northern reaches. It’s narrated by fan favourite Erik Braa and the blog about the story behind the sleep will be … Read More

Wander Woman Podcast – Episode 3 – live!

August 10, 2019By Phoebe SmithNews

Episode 3 of Phoebe’s Wander Woman Podcast – ‘Have you ever been enchanted?’ is now available to listen to online or download for free. In her monthly, audio travel magazine she takes you to off-the-beaten track places, reveals wild spaces in unlikely destinations, discovers the world’s best wildlife encounters and meets the unsung heroes behind conservation efforts … Read More

Join Phoebe at Birdfair!

August 9, 2019By Phoebe SmithNews

Next Friday, August 16th the wildlife lover’s Glastonbury returns, and Phoebe is thrilled to be speaking at 1pm in the Harrier Lecture Theatre at 1pm. Her presentation is called Wild(life) swimming and sleeping, and in it she will share her top places for ultimate wildlife experiences, both on land, in trees and underwater and explain how … Read More

The best gear for the polar regions

August 9, 2019By Phoebe SmithGuides, News

Planning to go to the Arctic to watch the Northern Lights? Or maybe you’ve signed up for an expedition cruise to Antarctica? It can be difficult to know what to pack. That’s why Phoebe decided to dedicate this month’s ‘Gear Guru’ section, in Wanderlust magazine, to the topic. From exploring the Arctic’s icy tundra to watching … Read More

New Sleep Story – The Blue Train

August 9, 2019By Phoebe SmithNews

All aboard! Phoebe’s latest Sleep Story for the Calm App is now live. This time she takes you from Cape Town to Pretoria on what is often called ‘The Window to the Soul of Africa’. It’s narrated by one of Phoebe’s favourite’s – Erik Braa. You can, of course, read about the story behind the … Read More

Going Wild in Australia

July 29, 2019By Phoebe SmithNews

As you may have noticed if you follow Phoebe on Social Media – she has spent the last few weeks collecting stories from around Australia – from Queensland to Western Australia, to South Australia and Tasmania – all to be published in various outlets in the coming months. To whet your appetite with what is … Read More

Dropping off, sleeping bags and sleep storytelling

July 27, 2019By Phoebe SmithNews

“Well, I never thought a daughter of mine would be centre spread in the Daily Star…” so wrote Phoebe’s dad when he sent her this article he saw in the British tabloids. A few corrections need to be made: Phoebe didn’t sleep dangling from Clifton Suspension Bridge (she asked but they said no – ‘they’d … Read More

Finding Canada’s Bear Necessities

July 26, 2019By Phoebe SmithNews

It was somewhere in Chatham Sound that the rave began, a rhythmic sound of bass, slow and steady and echoing in my chest like my heartbeat. Above it a series of clicks sporadically joined in, with the occasional wail — and, indeed, the occasional whale — disrupting the regularity of the tune with looping melodies. … Read More

Sex on the Reef

July 26, 2019By Phoebe SmithNews

“Is that a… a… giant condom?” Perhaps not the question you’d expect to ask a stranger over dinner, but then this was no normal supper-time gathering… Discover who Phoebe was talking to and just what on earth she was looking at when she asks this question in her latest Wander Woman column for   … Read More

More manatees!

July 11, 2019By Phoebe SmithNews

Yep, ever since falling in love with these friendly creatures back in January when she went swimming with them in Crystal River, Florida, Phoebe has been on a mission to get everyone to feel as passionate as her. We recently saw one of the longest and most deadly incident of Red Tide happening in the … Read More