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Fun, funny and wise: Flight of Fancy with Ben Groundwater is a exploration of all things travel, for those with a thirst for seeing the world.

1 Jun 26, 2017

When are you too old to travel as a backpacker?

Can you keep being a backpacker into your 30s and beyond? Staying in hostels, going out partying, travelling on the cheap. At what point do you say 'I'm too old for this'? Ben Groundwater is joined by travel writer Ute Junker and Intrepid Travel's Tara Kennaway discuss the joy and pain of backpacking.

When are you too old to travel as a backpacker?
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2 Jun 20, 2017

Air rage - why are we getting so angry on planes?

Cramped seats, bad food, delays and cancellations. Do we have a right to be angry when it comes to flying? Ben Groundwater asks the question with guests Ute Junker and Michael Gebicki.

Air rage - why are we getting so angry on planes?
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3 Jun 15, 2017

Bonus episode - Adam Liaw answers your Japan questions

Guests Adam Liaw and Nina Karnikowski answer your questions about travel in Japan in this special bonus episode of Flight of Fancy.

Bonus episode - Adam Liaw answers your Japan questions
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4 Jun 13, 2017

Weird and wonderful Japan - with special guest Adam Liaw

Japan is one of the most amazing and confounding destinations in the world. This episode we take a look at the joys of visiting the Land of the Rising Sun.

Weird and wonderful Japan - with special guest Adam Liaw
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5 Jun 05, 2017

Travel romances and dating - the good, the bad and the ugly

Is it possible to fall in love while you're on holiday? Do travel romances ever work out in the long run? Ben Groundwater and guests discuss the joys and pain of dating while travelling.

Travel romances and dating - the good, the bad and the ugly
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6 Apr 17, 2017

Coming up in series 2 of Flight of Fancy

Coming up in series two, have you ever travelled solo? Which one of our guests got married at Burning Man? And we're talking travel to Japan with Adam Liaw.

Coming up in series 2 of Flight of Fancy
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7 Mar 08, 2017

Is being an expat the ultimate travel experience?

It might just be the ultimate travel experience: being an expat. But is living in a foreign country all that we imagine?

Is being an expat the ultimate travel experience?
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8 Feb 28, 2017

The best country in the world for food

For some, food is the most important part of the travel experience. So which country offers the best food experiences?

The best country in the world for food
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9 Feb 21, 2017

Rules and cultural misunderstandings: Australia vs the world

Travel is fun and it's exciting. You get to learn things about the world you never knew. But travel also comes with some peculiar rules. Ben Groundwater and guests talk about the funny, and sometimes strange cultural rules around travel.

Rules and cultural misunderstandings: Australia vs the world
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10 Feb 07, 2017

Things that will surprise you about Europe

It's one of the world's greatest tourist destinations - but be prepared for some surprises. Ben Groundwater chats to Ute Junker and Tim Charody about the most surprising things travellers will discover in Europe.

Things that will surprise you about Europe
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11 Feb 03, 2017

Best destinations to visit in 2017

Looking to travel this year but not sure where to go? Ben Groundwater and guests reveal the destinations you should visit in 2017.

Best destinations to visit in 2017
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12 Jan 31, 2017

Travel scams: Have you ever been scammed?

Every traveller has story about being scammed. Whether it’s a dodgy cab driver or something more elaborate like a jewellery smuggling ring, getting swindled is an inevitable part of travel. Ben Groundwater chats to Ute Junker and Tim Charody about how to avoid being scammed.

Travel scams: Have you ever been scammed?
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