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Spain, with Ailsa Piper, Writer, Walker & Friend


Saturday, October 7, 2017

"When I travel, I like to think of myself as a pilgrim rather than a tourist. For me, a journey is about trying to voyage inwardly as well as out into the world. That doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy window-shopping or nibbling in markets, but it does mean I like to try to expand when ...

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The many favourite places of Sir Richard Branson


Saturday, September 30, 2017

"I'm in the British Virgin Islands and it's my favourite place in the world. Australia is also one of my favourite places and I'm trying to build planes to make the travel times a fraction of what it is so one day we can visit you more often. "Necker Island  is one of the most beautiful places ...

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Paris, with Tony Ellwood, Director of the National Gallery of Victoria


Saturday, September 2, 2017

"I’ve been travelling to Paris regularly for the past 20 years, and over that time I’ve established some close friends within the arts community. It’s one of the cites where I feel most comfortable and a place where I have had many wonderful cultural experiences. "Art and design are an integral part of daily life in ...

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Venice & Corfu with Grand Designs’ Peter Maddison, Open House Melbourne Ambassador


Saturday, July 29, 2017

Venice, Italy. "I travel a lot, taking around 60 flights every year, mostly up and down the eastern seaboard.  I am very fortunate that every two years, I get to make a pilgrimage to Venice, Italy, for the world’s leading exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia. I go there to see what's happening in the world of architecture and bump ...

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Whistler, with high-flyer Lydia Lassila


Saturday, July 22, 2017

"Whistler remains as one of my all-time favourite places. Our team was based there early in my career and I spent summers there training on the water ramps and winters on the slopes.  I have such great memories of Whistler and love visiting this home away from home. Whether you go in summer or winter, there’s ...

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Mudgee, NSW with newsreader Vanessa O’Hanlon


Sunday, June 4, 2017

Vanessa O'Hanlon Guest Traveller Vanessa O’Hanlon, Channel 9 newsreader for Southern New South Wales, has travelled to around 70 countries.  Little did she know when she took the job that her travels would see her exploring quaint Australian towns and indulging in the local produce her regions have on offer.  With Yuki, a furry friend, in ...

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