EXPLORING UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES WITH MICHAEL TURTLE
Release Date: 02/23/2020
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast! I’m your host Ben, and if you’re joining me for the first time then I say hello and thank you for listening, and if you’re a returning listener then I say thanks for returning! On today’s episode, I’ll be telling you about the best things to do in Darwin. Where to go, what to eat and what to see. Get comfy and listen to the places you can’t miss in Darwin! Enjoy the podcast. Darwin Links: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory: Darwin Military Museum: Darwin Aviation Museum: World War 2 Oil Storage Tunnels: Royal Flying Doctors Darwin...info_outline COVID SAFE TRAVELLING 2021
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast! I’m your host Ben, and if you’re joining me for the first time then I say hello and thank you for listening, and if you’re a returning listener then I say thanks for returning! On today’s episode, I’ll be chatting about my upcoming holiday! Yes, Travelman is back holidaying. Well maybe… I may well be trapped again in my state if our beloved leader believes Covid is going to go on a rampage again. So hopefully not, because I have an itinerary that you could probably copy! This is going to be wild, in more ways than one. Follow Travelman Podcast:...info_outline THE BEST TRAVEL AUDIOBOOKS I LISTENED TO IN 2020
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast! I’m your host Ben and if you’re new to the podcast Happy New Year! On today’s episode the first for 2021, I’ll be chatting about my favourite travel audio books I listened to last year. There was 10 in total that I listened to. I’ll also be talking about another three that I really enjoyed! I’ll also talk to you briefly about what’s going on in my life, kinda like a mini I’m Inspired Now. So, enjoy the podcast! Thanks for listening to the podcast, if you have any good audiobook recommendations, which you think I’ll like you can email me a...info_outline TRAVELLING AUSTRALIA AND OUT OF QUARANTINE
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast! I’m your host Ben, and if you’re joining me for the first time then I say hello and thank you for listening, and if you’re a returning listener then I say thanks for listening! On today’s episode, we’ll be talking about a few things like some travelling around Australia which I want to do. I’ll be talking about being finally let out of lockdown, which is great and not having to wear masks which is even better, keep listening! So first off, hello listener! I hope you’ve been well through this period of time. It’s been a while since I have...info_outline SAVING SHARKS AND CAVE DIVING WITH THE SHARK WHISPERER CRISTINA ZENATO, PART 2.
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast! I’m your host Ben, and if you’re joining me for the first time then I say hello and thanks for listening, if you’re a returning listener then I say thanks for returning! Today’s episode is a continuation of my chat with Cristina Zenato who’s a professional diver, shark whisperer, and the founder of People of the Water. In the first part of this episode we spoke about removing hooks from Sharks mouths and cave diving so if you haven’t heard part 1 please go back and listen to that before you hear part 2. So, sit back and enjoy the podcast! ...info_outline SAVING SHARKS AND CAVE DIVING WITH THE SHARK WHISPERER CRISTINA ZENATO, PART 1.
Welcome to the Travelman Podcast! I’m your host Ben, and if you’re joining me for the first time then I say hello and thanks for listening, if you’re a returning listener then I say thanks for returning! On today’s sharktastic episode, I’ll be chatting to Cristina Zenato who’s a professional diver, shark whisperer, and the founder of People of the Water. So, sit back and enjoy the podcast! Follow Cristina: Website: Facebook Page: Instagram: @cristinazenato Twitter: @CristinaZenato Additional Information: People of the Water: Follow Travelman Podcast: iTunes:...info_outline THE FUTURE OF TRAVELMAN PODCAST
On today’s special episode I talk to you listener about the future of Travelman Podcast, I talk about my time in Vietnam that I’m looking back on as I lament being stuck in a 5km bubble in the once most livable city in the world Melbourne. Enjoy the podcast. Follow Travelman Podcast: iTunes: Spotify: Libsyn: Facebook: facebook.com/travelmanpodcast/ Instagram: Twitter: Tune In: Stitcher: YouTube: Travelman Podcast website: Travelman Podcast email:info_outline Unnatural Podcast - The Bielefeld Conspiracy
Our Unnatural story of the week comes from a small city in Germany called Bielefeld. There’s a strange conspiracy theory linked with Bielefeld, the conspiracy is, that the city doesn’t exist at all. Be sure to listen to Ben and Steve as they try and figure out the truth! Enjoy the podcast!info_outline Unnatural Podcast - The Moving Coffins of Barbados
Our Unnatural story of the week is about the Moving Coffins of Barbados, a strange story about lead-lined coffins that seemingly move by themselves within the walls of Colonel Thomas Chase’s enclosed tomb in Barbados. Steve and Ben can't wait to tell you about this spooky story. Enjoy the podcast!info_outline Unnatural Podcast - Slow Loris
NEW PODCAST FROM BENinfo_outline
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 sites.
AUSTRALIAN UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES:
20 UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN AUSTRALIA
Great Barrier Reef, Far North QLD – Threatened reef, somewhere where everyone should go. Ningaloo Reef in WA, I’ve heard is just as nice.
Kakadu National Park, Jabiru, NT – I need to go here.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Uluru, NT – I need to go here.
Fraser Island, QLD – Have been fantastic place.
Shark Bay, WA – I need to go here. Is this where Ningaloo Reef is?
Lord Howe Island, NSW – I need to go here, I always think of Jurassic Park.
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, VIC – I’ve been for the Flower Show. Always a fantastic building to show off flowers. Ornate and beautiful.
Macquarie Island, South West Pacific Ocean – I need to go here.
Purnululu National Park, East Kimberley, WA – I need to go here.
Carlton Gardens, Carlton, VIC – Great gardens, always enjoy meandering my way through these lovely gardens. Always planted up beautifully in Spring. Very colourful.
Riversleigh World Heritage Fossil Site, Lawn Hill, QLD – I need to go here. Fossils dating back to the Miocene period.
Heard Island and Macdonald Islands, Indian Ocean – Hmm how would I get there? Volcanic Islands?
Naracoote Caves National Park, Naracoote, SA – Looks interesting, haven’t been there.
Old Government House, Parramatta, NSW – Haven’t been there.
Mungo National Park, Mungo, NSW – Haven’t been there.
Lamington National Park, QLD – Looks beautiful, Gondwana rainforests. Home to rare Albert’s Lyrebird.
Main Range National Park, QLD – Haven’t been there.
Blue Mountains National Park, NSW – Have been and love it.
Daintree National Park, QLD – Fantastic tropical forests with great raised boardwalk through forest and river cruises to spot crocodiles.
Cradle Mountain Lake, St Claire National Park, TAS – I’ve been and love the picturesque views of Cradle Mountain. You can walk around lake. Very nice indeed.
Intro to the show
1:52 – Understanding what a UNESCO World Heritage site is and Australian World Heritage sites
7:50 – How often do UNESCO add new sites and what’s the criteria for choosing what becomes a World Heritage site.
13:46 – Michael’s attempt to visit every 1121 UNESCO World Heritage sites
15:55 – What was the first UNESCO World Heritage site that Michael saw first?
22:10 – What does UNESCO stand for and what’s the most memorable UNESCO World Heritage site that Michael has visited
28:10 – The most unsatisfying UNESCO World Heritage site that Michael has visited
32:15 – Are all UNESCO sites pretty?
37:11 – Antoni Gaudi and his fabulous works and how do you tick a country off a list?
40:10 – Discussing the hand dandy little app to see how many UNESCO World Heritage sites you’ve been to
41:52 – The most difficult UNESCO site Michael tried to reach walking into a forest with Howler Monkeys
51:10 – Paying way too much for a Vietnamese taxi ride and what country has the most UNESCO sites?
55:49 – Can sites be wiped off the UNESCO World Heritage list? And, the process of making the UNESCO World Heritage site
1:05:25 – Is there criteria that Michael uses to see certain UNESCO World Heritage sites and which are the next sites Michael will be visiting
1:09:56 – What made Michael want to visit all the UNESCO World Heritage sites?
1:14:02 – Final Questions
Outro to the show
Michael’s UNESCO World Heritage site blog titled Travel Time Turtle: timetravelturtle.com/
Michael’s Instagram: @michaelturtle
Michael’s Twitter: @michaelturtle
World Heritage app that we spoke about is called, World Heritage – UNESCO List, I downloaded it on Android and I’m guessing you can download it on IOS also.
UNESCO World Heritage Site: https://whc.unesco.org/
Follow Travelman Podcast:
Travelman Podcast Website: travelmanpodcast.com
Travelman Podcast email: [email protected]