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Driving to Australia’s hotel of the year


Monday, October 8, 2018

You may recall that we joined guest traveller Patrick Walden for a trip across Bass Strait aboard Spirit of Tasmania. Now, Patrick shares his driving holiday in Tasmania. Over four days, he saw a large chunk of the island; resting his head in Hobart at "Gourmet Traveller’s" Hotel of the Year ‘MACq 01’— 5-star, thank ...

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Gourmet Food Safaris with Maeve O’Meara


Wednesday, September 5, 2018

In this week's episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree speaks with Maeve O’Meara from Gourmet Food Safaris. ‘Gourmet Safaris’ offers a program of culinary adventures into exotic cuisines readily available in some of Sydney’s most flavoursome food precincts. Food journalist Maeve O'Meara, a food author, broadcaster, and television presenter on SBS Food Safari, designed the Gourmet ...

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Legends of Australian travel


Wednesday, August 29, 2018

In this week's episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree speaks with some of the legends of Australian travel. Catriona's guests include: Ann Peacock Glen Moroney Nicky Oatley Ann Sherry Tony Wheeler Journeys to Come is a podcast about travel hosted by Australia's Queen of Travel Catriona Rowntree. Each week we share memories from recent trips and talk about ...

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Spirit of Tasmania: Smooth sailing to an accessible holiday


Monday, July 30, 2018

This week's Guest Traveller Patrick Walden (brother of our very own crew member Jack) spent a long weekend in Tasmania on a driving holiday which started with a trip on the Spirit of Tasmania.   Travelling, an enjoyable endeavour, can be fraught with its accompanying challenges. As a person in a wheelchair, or indeed anyone who simply moves at a ...

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Wrapping up the magic – My True adventure (Part 2) in WA’s Kimberley…


Thursday, April 5, 2018

Put a big tick next to my Kimberley Bucket List trip. I’m still overwhelmed by the beauty of my own backyard. That’s such a healthy feeling: To have that travel goal - in my case 20 years in the making, and be enamoured by your own country, and have the chance to share the experience. ...

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Waterfalls, Sharks & Helicopters – My True adventure (so far) in WA’s Kimberley…


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Let the adventure begin! I’ve brought my boys to Broome, to tick off a long-held Bucket List travel dream of mine: To experience The True North Kimberley Waterfalls cruise. We're cruising from Broome to Wyndham over 10 nights at the end of the wet season, so we're experiencing the Kimberley’s renowned summer storms and spectacular light shows, thundering ...

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