All Posts By Catriona Rowntree

ANZAC Day special: Singapore’s Battle Box

by Monday, April 22, 2019

Interview with Anne Bennie, Assistant Director, Head of Public Programs, Australian War Memorial, Canberra:  Singapore ... a revitalising getaway and always changing. The public art, museums and activities are wonderful to experience in such a vibrant, dynamic city. It is convenient for Singapore as a major Asian hub and a direct flight from Canberra. However, it ...

Taking stock of Sweden

by Saturday, April 20, 2019

Interview with Phillippa Grogan:  Sweden. I've been to the capital, Stockholm, twice and I'd like to discover more. The city stretches across fourteen islands, and I love its architecture, light and food. It's European but distinctively unlike what you usually find in countries like France and Italy. So, when I go to these more northern, exotic places, I ...

Ovolo Inchcolm, Brisbane

by Tuesday, April 16, 2019

This week, we're delighted to meet Freya, "a GSA / Delight Agent at Ovolo Inchcolm in Spring Hill Brisbane". Freya was born in Toowoomba which is 1.5 hours from Brisbane, "however," Freya says, "I've lived in 22 houses and 3 different states since then, so it's funny I've ended up so close to my origin". Freya ...

Welcome to Istria

by Monday, April 15, 2019

Guest Traveller Samantha Cross is head over heels in love with Istria. It's in her blood, you see. Her parents were born there and she still has family in this little-known part of Croatia. As she prepares for the launch of her Istrian cookbook paying homage to her roots - particularly her dearly departed grandmother, Samantha has sorted through ...