TRA-218: Backcountry Tours, Aberdeen, Camembert and finding tigers in the wild

In this episode Ren Zwiers introduces the following segments:

Geoff Harrison visits Falls Creek to chat with wellknown Australian skiier Steven Lee from Backcountry Tours.

David Gordon, host of Travelbites Radio, catches up with Aberdeen tourism boss Steven Harris at the Visit Scotland Expo.

Frances Beasley highlights one of France's favourite cheeses, the humble Camembert.

The team from Around the World Travel Radio interview Mary Morris who is completing a book about finding tigers in the wild.

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TRA 217: Great trains of Europe, crossing borders, NSW tops visitors, Ask the Pilot

Geoff Harrison chats with Toowoomba-based tour operator Stan Clan from Great Trains of Europe.

Frances Beasley discovers that crossing borders in Europe can be more challenging than first thought.

Host Ren Zwiers, who lives on Queensland's Gold Coast begrudgingly admits that New South Wales again leads the visitors numbers race in the latest survey.

US-based airline pilot Patrick Smith of AskThePilot.com tells all about what happens in the cockpit. Segment courtesy of Around the World Travel Radio

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TRA 216: Alpaca farming, Cruising from the UK and Caribbean wildlife

Host Ren Zwiers introduces the following segments:

Geoff Harrison meets Ian Frith from Illawarra Prime Alpaca which breeds these gentle animals for the human consumption market.

David Gordon (Travelbites Radio) chats with P&O Cruises' marketing manager in the UK, Chris Edgington.

Arthur von Wiesenberger and Martha Bull (Around the World Travel Radio) learn about the Caribbean's animal wildlife from author Herbert Raffaele.

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TRA 215: Tonga, Seaworld’s polar bears, Washington DC and family friendly holiday ideas

Geoff Harrison learns about Tonga from tourism officer Owen Pauu.

Ren Zwiers has an update on Polar Bear Shores and its youngest inhabitant, 12-moth-old Henry at the Gold Coast's SeaWorld Theme Park.

David Gordon (Travelbites Radio) chats with Washington DC tourism expert Elliot Ferguson.

Arthur von Wiesenberger and Martha Bull (Around the World Travel Radio) chat with Kim Hardy who provides ideas on how to make holidays family friendly.

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TRA 214: Sovereign Hill, Stuttgart, Trafalgar Australia, Cambodia and Burma

Geoff Harrison chats with Daryl Ware, the confectionery services manager at Sovereign Hill living historical museum park in Ballarat, Victoria.

Frances Beasley travels by train from Munich to Stuttgart, Germany.

Ren Zwiers interviews Matthew Cameron-Smith, the managing director of Trafalgar Australia about a new range of Christmas tours visiting Europe and the United States as well as a range of tours to historic battlefield memorial sites around the world.

Arthur von Wiesenberger and Martha Bull, hosts of Around the World travel radio chat with Fox News travel/lifestyle editor Grace Cutler about her experiences in Cambodia and Burma, amongst other places.


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TRA 213: Celebrity chef Alistair McLeod, Acacia Africa and Vienna, Austria

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TRA 212: Mexico, Ayers Rock, Fleet Air Arm Museum and Tuscany

  • Geoff Harrison chats with Mexico tourism officer Milko Rivera.
  • Ren Zwiers has details of special events happening at Ayers Rock Resort over the next few months.
  • David Gordon from Travelbites Radio visits the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Somerset, England.
  • Arthur von Wiesenberger from Around the World Travel Radio chats with Nancy and John Petralia who have written a book about their experiences whilst living in Tuscany, Italy.
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