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Made for Spain and Madrid

From banker to luxury concierge in Spain and Portugal


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

In this revisited 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 ...

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How to get the best out of travelling solo


Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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 upcoming adventures. In this revisited podcast, Catriona gets tips on being a solo traveller with Ken Morgan and Diane Squires from Two's a Crowd. This podcast was recorded in late 2017, during ...

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All aboard Chicago’s First Lady


Wednesday, July 25, 2018

In this week's episode of Journeys to Come, our team of travellers explore the city that has become synonymous with the Obamas, Oprah and architecture: Chicago. Aboard the First Lady of Chicago, Jack Walden talks to Ronnie Jo Sokol, a docent with the Chicago Architecture Foundation's River Cruise. Find out which is Ronnie Jo's favourite building and discover ...

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A passion for cruising


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

In this week's episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree explores the Queens of the sea and gets tips on planning a cruise. Aboard the Queen Eleganza, Catriona chats with Carolyn Owen about the life of a cruise director. She then boards Queen Victoria where she meets a couple celebrating a significant birthday, a country girl meeting her childhood pen pal in Germany, and another couple ...

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On board the Voyager of the Seas


Thursday, July 12, 2018

In this week's episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree spends the day cruising on board the Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas. On board she meets the Captain who 'parks' one of the world's biggest ships - this one's taller than the Eiffel tower; she meets the man overseeing the popular ice shows; and she talks ...

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Winter: Are you for snowflakes or sandcastles?


Wednesday, July 4, 2018

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 upcoming adventures. In this podcast, Catriona explores the great winter question: do you love or loathe the cooler months? While some can’t wait to hit the slopes, others can’t wait to escape the ...

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