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Exploring the Barolo wine region


Sunday, August 11, 2019

The most difficult part of exploring the Barolo wine region is deciding where to stop. So, to make your life easier and inspire your next adventure, Catriona Rowntree shares a few ideas from her own recent Barolo adventure. I am so grateful to Marco of Landmade for helping plan my recent Italian adventure and thought I’d share ...

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Catriona Rowntree’s European Fling


Saturday, July 20, 2019

As you may have seen from my Instagram: I've run away, with my fella in tow, on a European Fling. Follow our adventures on Instagram or check back here for regular updates! Plus I'm filling my bag with tips and interviews to share with you on Journeys to Come as soon as I'm back! First post-children holiday, without children! We’re a bit giddy ...

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To market to market


Sunday, June 23, 2019

The team at Journeys to Come have been dreaming about our favourite markets in the world this week. Inspired by my story on the Punanga Nui Markets in Rarotonga Cook Islands, showing this week on Getaway, we couldn’t help but put together a list of our Top 10 markets around the world. Of course these are ...

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Avoiding Bill Shock


Sunday, June 16, 2019

Catriona Rowntree shares her top tips on how to avoid bill shock while travelling overseas, in this week's Catriona's Check-in. I was waiting in a coffee queue the other day, when I noticed an article in the newspaper about bill shock. You know, that horrendous feeling when you return from an overseas trip to find your ...

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Best of Broome


Sunday, May 26, 2019

Catriona Rowntree shares the best of Broome in this week's Catriona's Check-in. I get almost teary over the beauty of Broome. I can’t return enough and every time I return I meet people who’ve popped over for a holiday and decided to stay for a lifetime. However, when I was flying over recently, I met a lady ...

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From Gettysburg to the Western Front


Sunday, May 12, 2019

Mum and I recently attended a special celebration, or should I say an evening of thanks, hosted by Alliance Française and Atout France. And it reminded me of another moving experience I shared with mum. The First World War changed the course of Australia’s history, when hundreds of thousands of men went to defend the Western ...

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