Exploring the flavours and fashion of India

by Wednesday, August 22, 2018

In this week’s episode of Journeys to Come, Catriona Rowntree explores India with fashion designers, a spice expert and a travel writer.

Discover where and when to visit and get insider tips on places to eat and explore from passionate travellers.

Catriona’s guests include:

  • Rebecca Thompson, Fashion designer
  • Ian ‘Herbie’ Hemphill, Founder Herbies Spices
  • Kim Pearce, Creator of Slumwear108
  • Sophee Southall, Travel Writer & photographer – Sophee Smiles.

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.

Listen to the podcast here


Meet our guests

Rebecca Thompson, Fashion designer

India is a creative influence for Rebecca’s fashion brand and she joins Catriona to chat about all things India!

Website: rebeccathompson.com.au

Facebook: facebook.com/LoveRebeccaThompson

Twitter: twitter.com/RTfrocks


Ian ‘Herbie’ Hemphill, Founder Herbies Spices

Catriona chats with Herbie about his spice travels in India.

Website: herbies.com.au

Facebook: herbies.com.au

Phone: 1800 437 243

Kim Pearce, Creator of Slumwear108

The Indian term for ‘slum’ is Jhuggi, it describes the ability to fashion what you want out of what you already have.

Two Aussie super mums started Slumwear108… a brand that helps street children in the slums of India.

Instagram: @slumwear108



Sophee Southall, Travel Writer & photographer – Sophee Smiles.

Sophee chats with Catriona about her travels around India… her favourite country!

Facebook: facebook.com/SopheeSmiles

Instagram: @SopheeSmiles

Twitter: @SopheeSmiles

Website: sopheesmiles.com