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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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+61395860909


Episodes

Palau's Visitors Take Environmental Pledge As Laura Clarke Tells Veronica Matheson

8/15/2018
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Palau in the Western Pacific is the first nation that will only issue visas to tourists who sign an eco- pledge promising to act in an environmentally-friendly way while visiting the islands. Sydneysider Laura Clarke, now resident in Palau, and a co-founder of the Palau Pledge project, talked to Veronica Matheson about this recent initiative.

Duration:00:11:58

Reporter Carolyne Jasinski On Half-Lap Of Australia Reckons Kalgoorlie Is Gold.

8/15/2018
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Carolyne Jasinski on her half-lap of Australia in the RV, affectionately known as Boof, has been travelling for weeks through the vast outback Western Australia, one state which is larger than the combined size of Alaska and Texas - with a population of only 2.6 million people. This week she reports in from Kalgoorlie in the Goldfields region of Western Australia, almost 600 km east-nor-east of Perth, where ther 125 year-old gold rush has never ended.

Duration:00:11:27

Shannon Morgan Of Pandaw Expeditions On New Ganges River Cruises -Graeme Kemlo

8/15/2018
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Pandaw Expeditions is a cruise line that has been very successful with their traditionally styled wooden river vessels plying the great rivers of South East Asia, but now it is making the move into India later this year to cruise the lower Ganges. Graeme Kemlo speaks with Shannon Morgan, Pandaw Expeditions Australasia Sales Director.

Duration:00:11:24

Travel Writers Radio News For August 15, 2018

8/15/2018
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All the travel news you can use produced and presented by members of the Priofessional Association of Lifesrtyle and Travel Writers (PALAT) for Travel Writers Radio.

Duration:00:03:42

Robert Marchetti Creative Director And Exec Chef Nick Wood QT Perth -Graeme Kemlo

8/15/2018
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“Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush", as Danny DaVito’s character says in LA confidential -Australia’s QT hotel group has no reason to keep anything hush hush – they have carved out a sweet niche in the upscale hotel sector where the concierge is Director of Chaos and fun is the order of the day from funky designs to speakeasy bars. QT opened their newest property in Perth last week. Graeme Kemlo spoke to Robert MarKetti, the Australian chef now living New York who is Creative...

Duration:00:12:16

Basque Culinary Winning Australian Chef Jock Zonfrillo With Dianne Mattsson

8/15/2018
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Adelaide chef Jock Zonfrillo has just been awarded the equivalent of the Chef’s Oscar, winning the Basque Culinary World Prize, regarded as an award for chefs improving society through gastronomy, in areas ranging from innovation to education, health, research, sustainability, social entrepreneurship and economic development. He has worked extensively with Australian indigenous communities and championed the use of native ingredients. He speaks to PALAT member, Dianne Mattsson in Adelaide

Duration:00:12:55

Americas Correspondent Michelle Winner Overcoming Jetlag In Seattle Blu Room

8/15/2018
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Our US correspondent Michelle Winner recently visited the Seattle area and went to Mercer Island to the Spa Celeste to find out about “ The Blu Room” a treatment in a beautiful blue room using light frequency and sound. It is based on the basic natural theory that light has profound effects on all organisms. Take a journey with her as we meet Susan Janus who owns Spa Celeste. Here Susan explains the Blu Room and shares the benefits including stress-relief and relieving jeg lag.

Duration:00:12:05

New York City's Chris Heywood On Rejuvenating The Big Apple -Sue Ahearn

8/2/2018
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New York is being re-invigorated and renovated with no expense spared. Millions is being spent rebuilding its four airports, expanding the Iconic Museum of Modern Art…opening new hotels, restaurants and shops along with a new Statue of Liberty Museum, new ferry services and more and more public art. It’s all about keeping New York’s reputation as the world’s most visited city. Sue Ahearn spoke to the Senior Vice President of New York City Global Communications Christopher Heywood.

Duration:00:10:27

Melinda Hammond With Travel Guide Mehdi Shariati On Eco-Farming In Iran

8/2/2018
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Last week Melinda Hammond chatted with Mehdi Shariati about cooking classes in Tehran and this week we're off to the country to visit all things eco-farming. Who would have thought the story of a simple tomato and rice dish shared with a local family would travel the world and draw people to the Iranian countryside? Couple the pleasures of a simple meal, welcoming hospitality and a campfire under the stars and you start to see why these experiences would gain such infamy. Iran has its...

Duration:00:10:25

Chris Loftus-Hills On Perth's New High-Tech Optus Stadium -Graeme Kemlo

8/2/2018
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On assignment in Perth recently, Graeme Kemlo took time to look around the new Optus Stadium a high-tech multyi-purpose facility that hosts football, cricket, concerts and major events. He spoke with the Generrtal Manager Events and Operation, Chris Loftus-Hills.

Duration:00:12:34

Travel Writers Radio News August 1, 2018

8/2/2018
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Travel. Writers Radio News is produced and presented by PALAT, the Professional Associastion of Lifestyle and Travel Writers.

Duration:00:05:25

Youngberg Hill Oregon Pinot Noir Winemaker Wayne Bailey -Michelle Winner

8/2/2018
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Our Americas correspondent, Michelle Winner chats with winemaker Wayne Bailey of Youngberg Hill, about his pinot noir organic winery and upscale Inn in McMinnville Oregon USA.

Duration:00:12:00

PALAT Member, Wine Expert Tyson Stelzer On Buying Imported Wines -Graeme Kemlo

8/2/2018
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Resident wine expert Tyson Stelzer givers some good advice on buying imported wines when you may not know ther winemaker, only the region, or appellation.

Duration:00:13:36

Author, Beer Lover Luke Robertson On New Book Keg Bottle Can -VeronicaMatheson

8/2/2018
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There is more to beer than meets the eye as beer lover Luke Robertson reveals in his latest book Keg Bottle Beer which looks at the best brew for every occasion. Earlier Veronica Matheson chatted with Luke about the book which is being released this week to coincide with International Beer Day on Friday August 3.

Duration:00:12:33

Smartphone Free Translator App 'Say Hi' Demonstrated By Graeme And Veronica

7/25/2018
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Graeme and Veronica continue the quest for the perfectsolutiobn to being understood while in a foreign country. This week they test the free smartphone app, Say Hi, which can handle 100 languages and dialects. It requires an Internet connection and will either speak the translation or turn your voice into text on the screen, which wee thought was pretty neat. We m,ention four other apps that are also popular.

Duration:00:03:56

Carolyne Jasinski's Fabulous Kimberley Coast Horizontal Waterfall Adventure

7/25/2018
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PALAT member Carolyner Jasinski, oin her half lap of Australia, has the experience of a lifetime at the horizontal falls on the Kimberley Coast. Naturalist Sir David Attemnborough has described this as one of the fgreat natural wonders of ther world. Water rushes in and out of a narrow gorge opening up in the Kimberley and on a certain tide can cause a five metre high waterfall in the water – anyway we will let Carolyne explain the fabulous experience which involved a prop jet seaplane...

Duration:00:13:24

Nicolle Davey Perth Convention Bureau On New Developmernts For Business Events -Graeme Kemlo

7/25/2018
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Graeme Kemlo was recently in Perth for a week on assignment for his business events magazine, Micenet Australia, and he spoke with Nicolle Davey, executive director stakeholder relations for Perth Convention Bureau, the body responsible for building up Perth’s reputation as a meetings and events destination. While locals are excited about their new fooball and cricvket stadium, five star hotel developments and their Elizabeth quay waterfront Nicolle wanted to explode the myth that Perth is...

Duration:00:12:15

Travel Writers Radio News July 25 2018

7/25/2018
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All the news you can use from Travel Writers Radio, produced by PALAT the Professional Association of Lifestyle and Travel Writers.

Duration:00:05:07

Mehdi Shariati Iranian Tour Guide On Local Cooking Claasses -Melinda Hammond

7/25/2018
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PALAT member Melinda Hammond speaks with Iranian travel guide Mehdi Shariati, an all-round expert on all things Persian from culture to cuisine when taking groups to his homeland Iran for NZ Travel and Tours. A highlight of such tours is often in Tehran where a cooking class involves shopping for ingredients in the local bazaar before cooking up a feast in convivial company. Photo: Jewel Rice

Duration:00:09:54

Steve Flamsteed Award-Winning Yarra Vallery Winemaker -Veronica Matheson

7/25/2018
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Steve Flamsteed is a man of many parts - he was a circus performer, cheesemaker and chef, before turning his hand to creating award winning wines at the Yarra Valley’s Giant Steps Winery. The prestigious international Decanter magazine recently named Giant Steps Sexton Vineyard Chardonnay 2016 in its Top 20 listing, making it the only Australian wine to make the cut. Veronica Matheson talked to Steve about Giant Steps' growing success.

Duration:00:11:46