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An invitation from Travel Writers Radio

This week the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) celebrates its first year of the Travel Writers Radio show, covering all the areas of food, wine and beverages, leisure travel, business travel, business events/MICE and, importantly, the people

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An invitation from Travel Writers Radio

This week the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) celebrates its first year of the Travel Writers Radio show, covering all the areas of food, wine and beverages, leisure travel, business travel, business events/MICE and, importantly, the people

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Walking Saigon

“You want cheap ride Saigon River”, is what the Rickshaw man is shouting, although it takes me a few minutes to work it out properly, his lack of front teeth and his very fractured English make him a tad hard

Walking Saigon

“You want cheap ride Saigon River”, is what the Rickshaw man is shouting, although it takes me a few minutes to work it out properly, his lack of front teeth and his very fractured English make him a tad hard

IFWTWA Australasia launches Travel Writers radio show

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, today launched the Travel Writers radio show, an initiative of IFWTWA’s Australasia division. The program will be heard on

IFWTWA Australasia launches Travel Writers radio show

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, today launched the Travel Writers radio show, an initiative of IFWTWA’s Australasia division. The program will be heard on

Garuda Golden Chefs

Have you ever eaten, or more correctly sampled, nine separate two course meals,  prepared by some of our best chefs, over nine hours.  I can tell you its both a challenge, tasting so much great food, over an extended period;

Garuda Golden Chefs

Have you ever eaten, or more correctly sampled, nine separate two course meals,  prepared by some of our best chefs, over nine hours.  I can tell you its both a challenge, tasting so much great food, over an extended period;

Spanish chef woos with swinging sausages and traditional Paella

Head chef of one of Melbourne’s newest Spanish restaurants, Bohemian, has 30 swinging sausages, he tells me proudly .. all hanging behind the lavish floor to ceiling curtain in his restaurant. Josep Espunga Solans has only been in Australia 18

Spanish chef woos with swinging sausages and traditional Paella

Head chef of one of Melbourne’s newest Spanish restaurants, Bohemian, has 30 swinging sausages, he tells me proudly .. all hanging behind the lavish floor to ceiling curtain in his restaurant. Josep Espunga Solans has only been in Australia 18

Have you hugged your driver today?

OK, hands up. ..who has jumped out of the taxi, limo, minibus, or full-blown coach and given the driver a bear hug, a high-five, an air kiss? Well I can attest that it hasn’t happened to me in Australia…oh wait,

Have you hugged your driver today?

OK, hands up. ..who has jumped out of the taxi, limo, minibus, or full-blown coach and given the driver a bear hug, a high-five, an air kiss? Well I can attest that it hasn’t happened to me in Australia…oh wait,

Dear Ketut, loved Bali, could have passed on the airport

There seem to be a few camps when it comes to Bali – those dedicated tourists who go year after year for a cheap and cheerful holiday basking in the Indonesia sun; those who have been once and vow never

Dear Ketut, loved Bali, could have passed on the airport

There seem to be a few camps when it comes to Bali – those dedicated tourists who go year after year for a cheap and cheerful holiday basking in the Indonesia sun; those who have been once and vow never