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Bestselling Spiritual Adventure Travel Book, Finding 42, Is The Story Of A Wisconsin Marine Veteran Who Traveled A New Path To Find True Freedom

An awesome travel experience, combined with a powerful spiritual awakening, results in a spectacular piece of writing that will encourage readers to follow their hearts and change their realities.

    WILMINGTON, NC, October 07, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bestselling author and Wisconsin native Benny Mailman lives a life of which most of us can only dream. He did not achieve this through happenstance or luck. Instead, he consciously built it, step by step, during a journey that took him halfway around the globe. While many of us are content to sit in our chairs and wish for the chance to travel the world, Mailman took action. The first part of his ongoing journey is detailed in his bestselling book, Finding 42.

Benny Mailman served with 10th Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina before finishing his last two and a half years in Okinawa, Japan. While with the recon unit in Okinawa Benny had visited South Korea, the Philippines, and was even in mainland Japan, in Misawa. After his honorable discharge, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, majoring in Communications and minoring in public relations.

In the year 2000, Benny found himself pursuing a life in comedy in Las Vegas, Nevada. He took up classes with Second City Improv. Benny rode the Bike Taxi to make money for his dream pursuing. Eventually Benny ended up in New York City. Here he honed his comedic stand-up act before moving to Los Angeles. After a couple of tough years in LA, Benny fell in love with Denver, Colorado and moved there. It was in Denver that Benny decided to set out on his journey.

Finding 42, at its core, is an amazing adventure series. Book 1, Cut the Rope, begins with the author leaving the familiar, New York City, and flying into the unfamiliar, Moscow, Russia.

Finding 42 is a letting go of the known and often forced reality. It is about a man setting out to prove that a better reality was there for the creating. Within the journey, spiritual growth flourishes and an ancient knowledge is renewed in the strength, kindness, and beauty of the human spirit.

Book 1 is filled with stories and soulful connections with fellow travelers and locals alike. There is the story of Fire Horse in Mongolia, Tom Waits and Starbucks in Moscow, life aboard the Trans-Siberian Railroad, the Great Wall, and even a magical event in Luoyang, China. Fasten your seat belts, as it is all true.

Benny writes about his amazing travel adventures to encourage seekers of true freedom to follow their hearts and change their realities. In doing so, they will witness the deep connections we have to all humans, animals, and the earth. They will find Love.

In every village, city, and country, Benny high-fives, shares music, and exchanges smiles with people of all ages, cultures, ethnicities, and religions. He exchanges Love.

In November of 2018 Benny was visiting the US trying to find a publisher for his first book in the series. On a cool morning in La Crosse, Wisconsin he went for a walk in Riverside Park, which is flanked by the Mississippi River. He walked through the beautiful garden area where plaques mention sister cities of La Crosse around the world. Benny heard the Universe speak when he saw that Luoyang, China is a sister city to his beloved La Crosse. "It's all connected, we are all connected", Benny said out loud to himself.

In 'Finding 42', Benny brings readers along as not just observers, but as fellow travelers. In his heart, anyone who reads this series is instantly his friend. His hope is that it stirs the magic within us, to join him and change our reality into that of our desires and wishes.

Readers have given 'Finding 42' rave reviews. One stated, ". . . A trip of a lifetime, the friendships/memories made, the places visited, will make you wish you had traveled with him." Another said, ". . . This book was a real breath of fresh air. It was pure joy reading it and remembering it. I look forward to Benny's next book and all the fun, wonders and delights it will bring."

Benny Mailman is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below, or by email at [email protected]. 'Finding 42' is available at online book retailers. More information, including travel pictures and video, is available at his website at

About Benny Mailman:

Benny currently lives in Siem Reap, Cambodia. He has been there for over 5 years, and has been married to his wife Vicheka, for 3 of those years. He is currently working on the audio for Book 1, and the release of Book 2 later this year.

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