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Travel Writers Radio is a two-hour FM radio progtam produced every week by the professional journalists of IFWTWA - the |International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association in Australasia - and covers the latest global food, wine, culinary travel, leisure experiences and business travel information.

Travel Writers Radio is a two-hour FM radio progtam produced every week by the professional journalists of IFWTWA - the |International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association in Australasia - and covers the latest global food, wine, culinary travel, leisure experiences and business travel information.
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Australia

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Travel Writers Radio is a two-hour FM radio progtam produced every week by the professional journalists of IFWTWA - the |International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association in Australasia - and covers the latest global food, wine, culinary travel, leisure experiences and business travel information.

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English

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Episodes

Kristin Henning Visits Olympos On The Greek Island Of Karpathos

10/17/2018
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PALAT member Kristin Henning was in Greece recently and discovered the little known island - well, little known outside of Greece - called Karpathos. It is rich with history, has stories of pirate invaders and whole villages that were emptied when post war emigrants left for USA, Australia and South Africa. Karpathos is not on the cruiseship circuit so remains relatively tranquil. Graeme Kemlo spoke to Kristin about her visit. P)hoto: Olympos by Kristin Henning

Duration:00:12:32

Thomas Morgan, Riviera Travel On Good Value European Waterways Cruising -Veronica Matheson

10/17/2018
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When it comes to river cruising Riviera Travel is a market in leader in the UK, but the river cruise company is not so well known in Australia. However, the company’s sales manager for Australasia, Thomas Morgan plans to change that, as he told Veronica Matheson on a recent visit to Australia from his home base in England. Photo: 5-Star river cruise ship Lord Byron

Duration:00:11:36

PALAT Member Rita Erlich In Uzbekistan Emerging Silk Road Tourism Destination

10/17/2018
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Journalist Rita Erlich is in Uzbekistan, from where she reports on the trials and tribulations of travelling in the former Soviet republic, which is also remarkable for its city of Samarkand, its Silk Road history and its development as a modern tourist destination...but she offers a couple of cautions for visitors.

Duration:00:10:47

Travel Writers Radio News Oct 17 2018

10/17/2018
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All the travel news you can use from Travel Writers Radio, produced and presented by members of the Professional Association of Lifestyle and Travel Writers (PALAT)

Duration:00:05:51

PALAT Wine Commentator, Tyson Stelzer Recommends Spring Wines -Graeme Kemlo

10/17/2018
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We are privileged to have multi award-winning wine commentator, Tyson Stelzer as a regular part of our program here at Travel Writers Radio. He’s just back from Adelaide where the winner of the Great Australian Red was announced. So we will find out about that. But given that this is Melbourne's spring racing season it is also traditional to turn to bubbly drinks and we’ll ask him how we can drink local instead of quaffing all that imported fizz. Graeme Kemlo spoke to Tyson just before we...

Duration:00:14:37

US Journalist Marlynn Schotland On Culinary Experiences In Karpathos -Graeme Kemlo

10/17/2018
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In Greece recently led by our Americas correspondent Michelle Winner, former US broadcast journalist and food blogger, Marlynn Schotland gives us her perspective on the best of this southern Greek island's local culinary scene. Graeme Kemlo spoke to Marlynn from her home in Portland Oregon.

Duration:00:14:33

Suladda Sarutilavan Tourism Authority Of Thailand: Eat With Locals -Veronica Matheson

10/17/2018
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The Tourism Authority of Thailand says Thai food is some of the tastiest in the world, and it wants more travellers to enjoy meals with local people in lesser know regions across Thailand. As a result the tourism body has launched a “Local Table” campaign in 55 Thai cities across that can be booked online with the Takemetour company. Veronica Matheson learnt more about the new campaign from Suladda Sarutilavan, who is the Oceania director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Duration:00:09:11

Dimitris Mitsios Of Luxury Hotel, Iconic Santorini With PALAT Member Michelle Winner

10/10/2018
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PALAT member Michelle Winner visited Santorini recently where she spoke with Dimitris Mitsios of the luxury hotel, Iconic Santorini. Away from the crowds of Thira where the cruise ships disgorge thousands each day, this quiet paradise is just the place to marvel in the spectacular caldera view of the indigo waters way below the cliffs of Imerovigli. Here Dimitris talks about the service, privacy, romance and the distinctive style at the Iconic.

Duration:00:14:22

Susan Scollay Art Historian On Visiting Istanbul -Rita Erlich

10/10/2018
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Someone who is not lost in Istanbul - as the popular song goes - because she has an expert by her side is our PALAT Member Rita Erlich, who describes the city as the the link to everything: ancient and modern, European and Asian. Art historian Susan Scollay tells Rita why the city is so special. Photo by Rita Erlich: tile at the Topkapi Palace

Duration:00:14:21

Stargazer Greg Quicke On Astro-Tours In Broome -Veronica Matheson

10/10/2018
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Those who watch Stargazing Live with Professor Brian Cox on TV will know Australian Greg Quicke who also appears on that BBC and ABC show. Greg lives in Broome in Western Australia where reporter Veronica Matheson talked to him before one of his nightly Astro Tours in a remote paddock out of town.

Duration:00:09:08

Travel Writers Radio News Ocfober 10 2018

10/10/2018
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All the news you can use from Travel. Writers Radio produced and presented by P:ALAT, the Professional Associastion of Lifestyle and Travel Writers

Duration:00:04:46

Sue Ahearn And Graeme Kemlo Discuss The Challenge Of Getting Your VAT Refund

10/10/2018
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One of the hassles of flying back home is trying to get the refund of Value Added Tax legitimately available to travellers at the departure sirport. Sue, who has just returned from Europe sais London's VAT refund counter had long queues and many distressed passengers gave up their claim because it took too long and their flights were being called. She says it can take an extra 90 minutes to get your refund.

Duration:00:06:16

Drew McAlister Country Music Star On Mt Hunter Country Music Stampede - Melinda Hammond

10/10/2018
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Melinda Hammond loves her Australian music and this week she speaks with multiple golden guitar winner and contemporary country star Drew McAlister who will headline the Mount Hunter Country Music Stampede this weekend./ Drew has also recorded a song to help the drought affected farming community – Shout The Land A Drinkm and ll money raised from the sale of the track will be donated to Rural Aid / Buy a Bale. www.countrymusicstampede.com

Duration:00:10:55

Ross Brown King Vall;ey Winemaker On Australian Prosecco -Veronica Matheson

10/10/2018
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Prosecco will be the sparkling wine of choice for many racegoers celebrating at Melbourne's Spring Racing Carnival in coming weeks. This burgeoning wine variety is already worth an estimated $60-million to the industry, and is forecast to reach $200-million within a few years. Reporter Veronica Matheson talked to King Valley wine producer Ross Brown, of Brown Brothers, about why Australian Prosecco has become such a popular drop.

Duration:00:12:53

Sue Ahearn Just Walked Camino De Santiago, Shares Tips With Veronica Matheson

10/3/2018
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Sue Ahearn has just returned from a marvellous trip to Europe during which she walked some of the Camino de Santiago – the pilgrim’s “way of St James”, which is coincidentally something our reporter Veronica Matheson has also undertaken. Today they chatted about their experiences and hope to pass on a few tips for any others of you considering this experience..

Duration:00:16:17

A Bronzewing Pigeon Saved My Life: Outback Guide Rex Ellis -Carolyne Jasinski

10/3/2018
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Our reporter Carolyne Jasinski spoke recently with Aussie outback tour guide, the laconic Rex Ellis who has written 10 books and takes a lot of visitors on birding tours of remote desert locations. But once out there alone he was in serious danger, his motorbike had broken down, he had no water and the sun was fading. Listen as Rex describes how a native bronzewing pigeon literally saved his life. More info: www.safarico.com

Duration:00:09:26

Carnival Australia's Sture Myrmell On Bumper Australian Cruise Season -Veronica Matheson

10/3/2018
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: Australia’s ports are set for a bumper cruise season with a record 60-plus cruise ships cruising local waters through the summer, including cruise ships that are making maiden visits Down Under. Princess Cruises’ new flagship Majestic Princess, carrying around 3500 guests, was the first new arrival and will be home ported in Sydney for six months. Earlier Veronica Matheson spoke to Carnival Australia President, Sture Myrmell, about Australia’s busy cruise season.

Duration:00:10:45

Travel Writers Radio News October 3 2018

10/3/2018
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Travel Writers Radio News is produced and presented by members of PALAT, the Professional Association of Lifestyle and Travel Writers

Duration:00:04:48

Sue Ahearn And Graeme Kemlo Chat About Sue's European Vacation

10/3/2018
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Travel Writers Radio co-hosts Sue Ahearn and Graeme Kemlo, chgat about Suye's recent European vacation.

Duration:00:04:22

James Talijancich International Award-Winning Winemaker Swan Valley Perth -Graeme Kemlo

10/3/2018
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The wine James Talijancich made from shrivelled-up grapes he almost threw away, went on to become his best ever wibne - the 2007 Pedro Ximenes (PX) Liquer - which won overall Gold in London's International Wine and Spirit Competition. James is typical of the 100 plus small family winemakers in the Swan Valley 25 minutes from Perth, home to two of Australia's oldest wineries. This region is also known for its brewing, distilling and food production. Graeme Keemlo spent a few days in Swan...

Duration:00:16:31