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IS TRAVEL FINISHED?

3/21/2020
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then I say thank you for listening. On today’s episode, I’ll be joined again by my guest co-host Rob from Trip Hacks DC podcast and YouTube channel and also Mark Wolters from Wolters World on YouTube to give you an update on the Coronavirus aka Covid-19 and what’s going on right as we speak. Is the travel industry finished? Will things get back to normal? Who knows?...

Duration:00:59:53

COVID-19 AND WHERE TO FROM HERE - SPECIAL EPISODE

3/14/2020
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then I say thank you for listening. On today’s awesome episode, well not so awesome episode, I’ll be joined by my co-host Rob from Trip Hacks DC to talk about Covid-19 and how it will affect your travel and what to do now. Rob and I had an interesting chat about Covid-19. It was a great and spontaneous special episode to put out. Everything you need to know...

Duration:01:09:58

MELBOURNE TRAVEL GUIDE: THE INSIDERS EDITION (WHAT THE TRAVEL BLOGGERS DON'T TELL YOU) PART 1.

3/7/2020
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then I say thanks a bunch for listening. On today’s amazing episode, I’ll be bringing you the long-awaited Melbourne Travel Guide. This will be a different episode because it not only features me talking about my favourite parts of Melbourne but also a Melbourne tour guides view on Melbourne. Ben Oliver will be joining me from Drinking History Tours. So, sit back...

Duration:00:57:31

EXPLORING UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES WITH MICHAEL TURTLE

2/22/2020
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then I say thank you for listening. On today’s awesome episode, I’ll be chatting to Michael Turtle who is an Australian travel blogger who’s attempting to see every UNESCO World Heritage site on the planet! So far, he’s seen over 300 of the 1000 + UNESCO World Heritage sites there are! So, sit back and enjoy Michael and I chat about travel and UNESCO World Heritage...

Duration:01:21:38

I'm Inspired Now - Episode 5: A trip to Bali, Being 40, Top 30, Shout Outs, Phil Rosenthal, Catriona Rowntree & Losing 7kgs

2/17/2020
This week on I’m Inspired Now, Episode 5. I’m okay with being 40, I reached the Apple podcast top 30 ranking, I’ve lost some weight, I’m organising a time to speak to Phil Rosenthal, Catriona Rowntree troubles, a few shout outs and another trip to Bali. Enjoy the episode. Timestamps: No Need. But if you want to follow me. Look below. Follow Travelman Podcast: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/travelman-podcast/id1281446908 Spotify:...

Duration:00:19:17

HOW TO ESCAPE ABROAD WITH BEN BOWLIN FROM STUFF THEY DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

2/8/2020
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then thanks a bunch for listening. On today’s episode, I’ll be chatting with Ben Bowlin the co-host of the very popular and well-loved conspiracy theory podcast Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know. I’m super excited to chat to Ben about his travels and his stories about escaping abroad. So, sit back and enjoy the conversation I had with Ben. Timestamps: Intro to...

Duration:01:26:15

TRAVELLING THE WORLD WITH AVIATION GEEK PAUL PAPADIMITRIOU HOST OF LAYOVERS PODCAST, PART 2.

1/25/2020
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then I say thank you for listening. On today’s episode, I’ll be continuing my chat with Paul Papadimitriou who co-host’s the very popular aviation podcast Layovers, which also features my mate Alex Hunter who’s the other co-host. If you haven’t heard Part 1. Then I’d suggest to go listen to that first then come back for this episode. If you’ve heard Part 1. Then sit...

Duration:01:13:33

TRAVELLING THE WORLD WITH AVIATION GEEK PAUL PAPADIMITRIOU HOST OF LAYOVERS PODCAST, PART 1.

1/12/2020
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then I say thank you for listening. On today’s awesome episode, I’ll be chatting to Paul Papadimitriou who co-host’s the very popular aviation podcast Layovers, which also features my mate Alex Hunter who’s the other co-host. Paul is a Keynote Speaker, futurist, business man and loves aviation. So, sit back and listen to Part 1. of Paul and I chat about his love of...

Duration:01:17:13

END OF YEAR EXTRAVAGANZA: WHY I STARTED THE PODCAST HOSTED BY MY BROTHER PAT

12/28/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I usually host the podcast you’re listening to, generally, I talk to people about travel, they tell me funny stories, blah blah blah. But today is a special day, today I’m not the host, the tables have been flipped and my brother Patrick is sitting down in the hosts chair and interviewing me on how I got into travel and creating my podcast. If you want to find out more about me then sit back and enjoy the episode. Timestamps: Intro...

Duration:00:53:32

I'm Inspired Now - Episode 4. Starving Myself, Eating Better, Contemplating 40 and Some Drunken Escapades!

12/9/2019
This week on I’m Inspired Now. I'm starving myself for months. I've decided that I need to eat better, I'm also contemplating life in the 40's. And I'm excited about sitting in cold water and getting drunk in a national park! Enjoy the episode. Timestamps: No Need. But if you want follow me. Below. Follow Travelman Podcast: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/travelman-podcast/id1281446908 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2bfulkX1dTkOb50MaCm0NN Libsyn:...

Duration:00:16:34

SEOUL TRAVEL GUIDE: THE INSIDERS EDITION (WHAT THE TRAVEL BLOGGERS DON'T TELL YOU)

12/7/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool little podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then I say thank you for listening. On today’s awesome episode, I’ll be talking to Joe McPherson, who created ZenKimchi Korean Food Journal, he’s the Editor, tour guide and main guy behind the popular website/blog and he’s based in Seoul, South Korea. We’ll be talking Seoul, Korea, tours, things to do, foods to eat places to see you name it! So sit back and enjoy...

Duration:01:38:27

WASHINGTON DC TRAVEL GUIDE: THE INSIDERS EDITION (WHAT THE TRAVEL BLOGGERS DON'T TELL YOU)

11/16/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then thanks a heap for listening. On today’s episode, I’ll be chatting with Rob a Washington DC tour guide who hosts the YouTube travel channel, Trip Hacks DC on YouTube. He also has a podcast called Trip Hacks DC Podcast! Rob reached out to me on an email to do a podcast episode together. So, sit back and enjoy the conversation I had with...

Duration:01:03:42

MY MATE MARCO AND I TALK TRAVEL

10/26/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then thanks a bunch for listening. On today’s episode, I’ll be chatting to my mate Marco, who hails from Melbourne also. We’ve been good friends for a while now. Marco has travelled to different parts of the world with his family and he has some cool stories to share. Sit back and enjoy the conversation I had with him. Timestamps: Intro to the show 2:12 – The...

Duration:00:56:49

THE SHERPA WITH ALEX HUNTER FROM ATTACHE

10/5/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool little podcast. I’ll be your Sherpa on this episode, actually I’ll be your second Sherpa. If you’re joining me for the first time then thanks a bunch for listening. On today’s episode, I’ll be chatting with Alex Hunter who hosts the awesome travel channel Attaché on YouTube. Amassing over 140,000 subscribers Alex brings a unique take on travelling with his well-crafted videos reminiscent of Anthony Bourdain, who we both...

Duration:01:13:53

AROUND THE WORLD WITH MARK WOLTERS FROM WOLTERS WORLD

9/14/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool little podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then thanks a heap for listening. On today’s episode, I’ll be chatting with Mark Wolters who hosts the very popular travel channel, Wolters World on YouTube. Amassing over 600,000 subscribers Mark brings people travel advice, travel guides and his enjoyable take on his love and hate about a place. From listening to Wolters World for a long time I’ve realised Mark is...

Duration:01:26:09

AN AMERICAN IN VIETNAM WITH STEVE FROM THINKING SIDEWAYS

8/24/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool little travel podcast. On today’s episode, I’ll be talking to Steve who’s originally one of the three co-hosts of Thinking Sideways podcast. I still remember an episode I heard featuring a grisly murder in Italy while my wife Mandy and I were driving from Miami’s South Beach all the way down to Key West, in Florida, 3.5 hours later. I was saddened when Thinking Sideways crew had decided to finish making podcasts because...

Duration:01:25:30

THE GUY WHO LEFT HAWAII TILL LAST, PART 2.

8/3/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast my name is Ben and I’m your travel buddy, this is part 2 of The Guy That Left Hawaii Till Last! In this episode, Joel, who’s travelled to every state of the US discusses why he left Hawaii till last, it’s more touching than what I thought it would be. There’s a language warning on this episode and if you haven’t listened to part 1 of this podcast then listen to that first then and come back to this one. Enjoy the podcast. Timestamps Part...

Duration:00:47:39

THE GUY THAT LEFT HAWAII TILL LAST, PART 1.

7/13/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I’ll be your travel buddy, I hope you’re doing fine and have a trip on the horizon, if you’re new, well hello and thanks for joining me!!! Today I have a great podcast lined up for you. It features a really cool and interesting guy I met in DTLA last year by the name of Joel. He’s a Theatre Critic for the OC Weekly. We met while eating some delicious food at Grand Central Market, I think the place was called Prawn Coastal, he was...

Duration:00:51:40

OUR SEOUL ADVENTURE

6/22/2019
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I’ll be your travel buddy, on today’s episode my wife Mandy and I reminisce about the fantastic time we had in Seoul. We went on a ghost tour, we ate great food, drank too much Soju, scaled some great heights and enjoyed the Autumnal colours that Seoul welcomed us with. Enjoy the podcast! FYI: Bukchon Hanok Village dates back to the 14th century, within this area are beautiful narrow streets lined with wonderfully restored traditional...

Duration:01:03:23

I'm Inspired Now - Episode 3. How I look young and I read to you my story Pine Cone on the Roof

6/19/2019
This week on I’m Inspired Now. I give you my secrets to how I look young at 39, supposedly, I’ll chat a bit about how I’m going to take the month of July off from booze, and how I’m excited about having some well-known travel personalities on my podcast and last but not least, I’m so proud of myself because I got my short story published, and I’ll be reading the little story I wrote at the end of the podcast. Enjoy the episode. Timestamps: Intro to the show 1:36 – How I Look...

Duration:00:17:49