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DARK TOURISM & A CHAT WITH DAN FROM SEOUL EATS

12/9/2018
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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host a pretty cool travel podcast. I’ve travelled to many parts in the world and I share my experiences with others. Today on the podcast I want to talk about a few people I met in Seoul and Taipei when I was there just a few weeks ago, and some exciting travel orientated stuff for next year and a very interesting topic called Dark Tourism. I have some audio recorded from Dan’s phone. Dan was our Korean food guide, he has a...

Duration:00:30:36

MY AMERICA ADVENTURE SERIES: MIAMI TO KEY WEST

11/17/2018
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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, if you’re joining me for the first time, my name is Ben and I host a podcast on travel. I’m based in Melbourne, Australia and on today’s podcast I’ll be talking briefly about Miami and concentrating more on our drive from Miami to Key West. The podcast is recorded in the car so the audio at times can be a little bit distracting although the drive is very interesting so I'm sure you'll enjoy us banter as we take to US Highway 1 from Miami's South Beach and...

Duration:00:36:49

THE DAY OF THE DEAD

10/27/2018
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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast! My name is Ben and if you’re listening to me for the first time I host a travel related podcast. Today’s podcast is going to be a bit spooky because we’ll be talking about the Mexican tradition of celebrating the dead. I hope you enjoy today’s podcast. If you don’t know what the Day of the Dead is, then continue listening and I’ll discuss everything that goes on with this Mexican holiday. Thanks for listening and remember to subscribe on iTunes and give a...

Duration:00:34:44

MY TOP TEN FOOD TRAVEL EXPERIENCES

10/6/2018
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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, on today’s podcast I’ll be chatting about some pretty unbelievable food experiences that I’ve had while travelling abroad and around Australia. I've got ten experiences that I want to highlight today. Luckily, I have my lovely wife Mandy on the podcast to reminisce with me on my favourite food experiences. She’ll also talk about some experiences that she’s had also. We could’ve probably listed more than 10 experiences. If I can think of more I’ll do a...

Duration:00:54:44

MY AMERICAN ADVENTURE SERIES: NEW YORK CITY

9/15/2018
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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and in this episode of My American Adventure Series Mandy, my wife and I are in beautiful New York City, enjoying everything that New York offers. New York is a fantastic place. We loved it so much! So, come and listen to us rome around New York City. Enjoy the podcast. You may even be able to hear the sounds of New York as we recorded 5 floors up, and we were very close to one of the main avenues. Timestamps: Intro to the show 6:30 -...

Duration:00:49:26

CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN JAPAN

8/24/2018
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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast! I hope everyone is feeling great today and if you’re like me and you’re from Southern Hemisphere then all you probably want is to see winter done and dusted. So, join me for a very appropriate podcast as I’m bringing spring a few weeks forward and I’ll be discussing cherry blossoms in Japan with my brother Patrick. He’s a guy that knows a lot about Japan, and maybe not so much about blossoms although he always loves seeing all the flowering trees, he’s not...

Duration:00:34:34

I'm Inspired Now - Episode 1. I just spent $400 on fragrances and now I'm broke

8/18/2018
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I bring to you a new podcast. This is meant to be a bit of tongue and cheek. I am being ridiculous and silly. I came up with this idea when I was talking to one of my best mates Marco and my cousin James about different podcasts I was intending to make. I'm Inspired Now is intended to make you jealous. I am a married man with zero kids. I go to sleep when I want to. I buy stuff when I want to. I go on holidays all the time. I whinge about stuff constantly. I’m intending to release this...

Duration:00:15:35

MY AMERICA ADVENTURE SERIES: WITH CHRIS RANEY

8/4/2018
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Listen to the podcast here via Player FM. Welcome to the Travelman Podcast and welcome back to My American Adventure Series: With Chris Raney. Chris is the darling of travel videos. His YouTube channel is Yellow Productions and currently has over 55,000 die hard subscribers that never miss his videos. Chris, was happy to drive us around parts of San Diego and Orange County and show us the beating heart of Southern California. He was terribly gracious and I appreciate everything he did for...

Duration:00:45:09

SKYTRAX TOP 10 AIRLINES FOR 2018 & SOME TRAVEL INFO

7/28/2018
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Welcome Travelers! If you’re just listening to the Travelman Podcast for the first time then my name is Ben and I’m a keen traveler and thank you for listening. I’ve been to an assortment of different countries and cities that allows me to share my experience and travel adventures to you, the listener. Today on the podcast I’ll be re-capping the top 10 airline awards as voted by the nice people at Skytrax. They’re the industry standard when it comes to airline awards. I did a similar...

Duration:00:21:19

MY AMERICAN ADVENTURE SERIES: LOS ANGELES

7/15/2018
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Welcome to my American adventure series – Los Angeles, this is the Travelman Podcast! If you’re joining me for the first time my name is Ben and I’m an experienced traveler who’s been travelling the world since he was a kid! Thanks to my mum who worked so hard at various airlines and always made sure her sons could travel the world! I’m happy you could join me today as this podcast is focusing on my adventures with Mandy (my wife) who I travelled with throughout America when we were there...

Duration:00:44:57

THE TOP TEN BEACHES THAT I'VE SWUM AT!

6/24/2018
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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast. On today’s episode, I’ll be discussing the top ten best beaches that I’ve swum at, actually, it’s the top 13 beaches that I’ve swum at because ten wasn’t enough so let’s get into the podcast! If you want to send me an email or a message on Facebook or Instagram, I'm Travelman Podcast and if you're on Twitter then I'm TravelmanPod. I'd love to hear what your favourite beaches are. Also, just letting you all know that I had some issues with my recording so...

Duration:00:51:09

FOOD THAT I LOVED IN THE US AND DO YOU REALLY NEED A HOLIDAY AFTER A HOLIDAY?

5/29/2018
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I’ve just come back from the states, actually just on Sunday, when I was supposed to release an episode. I thought I’d release this little episode just to give you a taste of what I ate in the US and what I am going to do in Bali. The US was great and always feel a bit sad leaving a place that I like so much. It was my first time to Miami and I didn’t really like it too much, South Beach is where I stayed and it was a bad move on my part as it’s full of posers and the type of people that...

Duration:00:37:50

DEATH CRUISE

5/12/2018
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Listen to podcast here via Player FM. Ahoy! And welcome to the Travelman Podcast, today on the podcast I have grumps aka Traveldad back on (Traveldad was on episode 12 of the podcast, Travelman talks to Traveldad), today we’ll be discussing his love of cruising the seven seas with thousands of other souls and his suspicions on two supposable dramatic incidents that occurred while he and mum were cruising around the depths of Ushuaia, Argentina. With a bit of cheek, he critiques and...

Duration:00:52:03

TRAVEL UPDATE AND AIR BNB RANT MINICAST

5/4/2018
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Hi all, this is just a little podcast to fill you in what's going on with me. I'm editing the second episode with my dad, that's titled Death Cruise. It'll be a little beauty, can't wait for it. It'll be out Sunday week whilst I'm in San Diego. Hopefully I have a decent internet connection, otherwise I'm stuffed! As well as San Diego, I am visiting LA and also New York and Miami, then I'm returning back to LA and then I'm going home to Melbourne to do some washing as I have another holiday...

Duration:00:19:32

STAN AND THE THIRD WORLD

4/22/2018
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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast I’m your host Ben, if you’re joining me for the first time I talk to people about their travel experiences. Today, I have Stan the Greek on, he’s my friend and a University Professor who just happens to have travelled to the third world more than the first. He’ll be sharing his experiences with us today and I just can’t wait! Stan talks about his travels in India, a dangerous time in Quito, Ecuador and delves into some other really interesting stories of...

Duration:00:57:08

PLANNING FOR A HOLIDAY

4/1/2018
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Today on the podcast I have my lovely wife on, we’ll be discussing our ideas and the ways we go about planning for a holiday, this includes helpful information on how we research our trips and the excitement we both have when we know a holiday is just around the corner. Sit back and enjoy our discussion on how we plan our holiday as this may come in handy for how you plan yours! From guide books to watching YouTube videos for example, Yellow Productions and the Venga brothers, I mean the...

Duration:00:54:53

TRAVELMAN TALKS TO TRAVELDAD!

3/11/2018
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Today on the podcast I have my dear old dad on, we discuss his love for Air Canada, his enjoyment of using Airbnb whenever he travels abroad, his love for Brooklyn and his dear old friend Saddam Hussein! Oh, how he hates it when I call him my dear old dad, but I like it! So, I’ll continue calling him my dear old dad for now! So, if you want to know a critics opinion on Air Canada and some other airlines, his opinion on Airbnb (capitalism gone mad! Greedy Airbnb), his opinion on Brooklyn,...

Duration:00:44:24

PLAYA DEL CARMEN AND HOW BANGKOK NEARLY KILLED ME! PART 2

2/18/2018
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On today's podcast I have my wife Mandy back on to discuss how I got very sick in Bangkok and how much fun we had in the other places we visited in Thailand. We went to Koh Samui, which is an island off the south eastern part of Thailand. We took a very crowded ferry from Koh Samui to the mainland and then had a three hour bus ride that took us through the guts of Thailand to our second destination Ao Nang on the western part of Thailand. And then we finished off in Bangkok, where I got...

Duration:00:56:25

PLAYA DEL CARMEN AND HOW BANGKOK NEARLY KILLED ME! PART 1

1/28/2018
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On today's special podcast I have my dearest wife in the studio talking to me about our recent travel experience in Playa del Carmen and how Bangkok nearly killed me. Now I do say nearly because it didn't. But, I did feel pretty bad. That part of the podcast will come in Part 2. So, for today's podcast you'll just be hearing about the best parts of our holiday to Mexico, we were there 6 months ago. And oh how I miss it and wish to be back! Follow Travelman Podcast on iTunes @...

Duration:01:11:27

10 BEST CASTLES ON HILLS!

1/7/2018
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Chris Raney from Yellow Productions and I discuss the ten best castles on top of hills. The only caveat to this list is that we have had to have visited these castles in the flesh! We used Google Hangouts to have this discussion and it was live at the time. I hope you enjoy it. If you want the video version then you can find it here at this following link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yz0H_v-4DTE Follow Travelman Podcast on iTunes @...

Duration:01:06:03