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From matchmaking festivals to Presidential holidays: seven days in Ireland

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

In this episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree explores Ireland with the owner of Munsterbus Tours Tony Murphy. Catriona discovers the best way to spend seven days in Ireland as well as the best place to find an Irish coffee. Tune in to get the best travel tips for Ireland and find out why more than 10 ...

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An American in Paris

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

In this episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree sits down with her Oracle of Paris, Michael Erwin from the Victoria Palace Hotel. Following their first chat in Paris, Catriona and Michael catch up in Melbourne to talk about "the Paris you don't always get to see". Tune in to discover where to get the best soufflé and the places to discover true Parisian fashion. Journeys ...

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Made for Spain and Madrid

From banker to luxury concierge in Spain and Portugal

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

In this episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree uncovers the best places to visit in Spain and Portugal. Her guest is Virginia Irurita, the owner of Made for Spain & Portugal. Catriona asks Virginia about her journey from a banker to a luxury concierge. She says: "when we travel we want to take something back with us". Tune in to ...

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Italian dream holiday

Dream Holiday in Italy starts with breakfast at the Vatican

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In this episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree discovers how to arrange an Italian dream holiday. Her guide: luxury concierge Filippo Curinga, the owner of Italian Dream Incorporated. Covering Italy and France, Filippo shares stories of breakfast at The Vatican and a private tour of Venice's Basilica with Annie Lennox. Tune in for tips to create your dream holiday and discover why he says: "Travel ...

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Plitvice Lakes

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Happy Valentine's Day travellers! If you want to go all out this year, then book a journey to Croatia and visit the breathtaking Plitvice Lakes National Park - your partner will go weak at the knees... I've been to beautiful Croatia twice and have been lucky enough to visit Hvar, Split, Dubrovnik and Zagreb and absolutely loved it all, but ...

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Monday, February 6, 2017

  Óbidos is Portugal’s most romantic village. Its reputation dates back to the 13th century when the honeymooning King Dinis and Queen Isabel loved the enchanting village so much, he presented it to her as a wedding gift. That tradition lasted 600 years. Every Queen of Portugal was presented with Óbidos as part of her dowry. Some ...

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