Monday, 7 April 2014

G Adventures, Ruedesheim and New Zealand

Regular Travelradio Australia host Ren Zwiers returns from his three week break in California and Las Vegas to introduce the following segments:
  • Geoff Harrison interviews Jerry Pilgrim from G Adventures, which provides worldwide holidays for those who wish to do more than the normal five star experiences.
  • David Gordon from Travelbites Radio visits the romantic Rhine region of Ruedesheim.
  • Martha Bull from Around The World Radio/TV chats by with Diane Covington who is phoning in from New Zealand.

Monday, 10 March 2014

New Zealand tours, Rhine region and Munich, Germany and 'Moon Maya'.

  • Geoff Harrison chats with Rod Henderson of ANZCRO Tours in New Zealand.
  • David Gordon of Travelbites Radio goes wine tasting at Bingen, in the romantic Rhine region of Germany.
  • Frances Beasley discovers the Munich Flour Mill in Germany.
  • The team from Around the World Radio in California learn about the decline of the Mayans from author of 'The Moon Maya', Joshua Berman.

Monday, 3 March 2014

Queensland visitor app, Malaysia, Morocco and Hawaii's Big Island

Ren Zwiers has news of a smartphone app which will prove useful to tourists throughout Queensland.
  • Geoff Harrison chats with Tourism Malaysia representative Wendy Lee.
  • David Gordon interviews Rosina McKeown, an expert on living in and visiting Morocco. (Courtesy Travelbites Radio).
  • Martha Bull and tourism officer Ross Birch discuss the many highlights of Hawaii's 'Big Island'. (Courtesty Around the World Radio).


    Monday, 24 February 2014

    Modern Family down-under, Mongolia, Indonesian islands and Salzburg rail station revamp

    Ren Zwiers welcomes the cast of the Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning comedy TV show 'Modern Family' to Australia. They are in this country to film an Australian vacation episode to be screened worldwide later this year.

  • Geoff Harrison chats with tourism officer Oranseg about her home country, Mongolia.
  • Ren Zwiers interviews Singapore-based writer and traveller Shivaji Das on his adventures in remote culturally-rich Indonesian islands Flores, Komodo, Rinca and Sumba. He has written a book titled 'Journeys With the Caterpillar' chronicling the experiences. The book is available in e-format from and royalties go to two different Indonesian charitable local beneficiaries, Ayo Indonesia and Yayassan Harapan Sumba (YHS).
  • Frances Beasley recently travelled to Salzburg and discovered a brand new look for its rail station.
  • Monday, 17 February 2014

    Korean Air, Whitsunday escape, celebrity chefs and Amazon cruising

    Geoff Harrison interviews Korean Air marketing manager Cameron Brown about the options of flying from Australia to Europe with a stopover in Seoul.
  • Ren Zwiers congratulates bareboat charter firm Whitsunday Escape for winning Gold in the 2013 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards which were held in Sydney on February 7.
  • David Gordon takes a cooking lesson from celebrity chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn.
  • Arthur von Wiesenberger and Martha Bull learn about Amazon River cruising from studio guest Leslie Westbrook.
  • Travelradio Australia is produced in association with Around The World Radio, Travelbites Radio, Onairworld and Travel With Ren

    Monday, 10 February 2014

    Nepal, interactions during travel and motorcycling around the world

    In this week's episode of Travelradio Australia in association with Around the World Radio, Travelbites Radio and Onairworld Travel Radio,host/producer Ren Zwiers introduces the following segments:
    • Geoff Harrison chats with Nepalese tourism expert Gorbinda Rajole.
    • Arthur von Wiesenberger and Martha Bull learn about the 'human interactions during travel' from studio guest Bruce Sallan.
    • David Gordon interviews travelwriter and adventurer Geoff Hill who recently motorcycled around the world.

    Monday, 3 February 2014

    Gothenberg, Fraser Coast cruise, Stuttgart, Jurassic park on Sunshine Coast and Seat61

    • Geoff Harrison chats with local guides Ebba Hobolm and Anne Price about Gothenberg, Sweden.
    • Ren Zwiers has details of a new Fraser Coast cruise run by Whalesong Cruises.
    • Frances Beasley visits Stuttgart, Germany.
    • Australian mining magnate and federal politician Clive Palmer has opened a major dinosaur park attraction at his Palmer Coolum Resort on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Ren Zwiers has the details.
    • David Gordon discovers a website which carries rail timetables for many parts of the world. he chats with Mark Smith, the man who runs this useful site.

    Monday, 27 January 2014

    Royal Brunei, Mon Repos, Stena Line and living in Japan

    This week Geoff Harrison chats with Royal Brunei airways' deputy chairman Dermott Manion. Host Ren Zwiers has all the details on the current bumper turtle hatching season at Mon Repos beach (near Bundaberg). David Gordon (Travelbites Radio) learns about the Stena Line ferries sailing the Irish Sea from Diane PooleArthur von Wiesenberger(Around the World Radio) interviews Ruthy Kanagy who has written a book about her experiences whilst living in Japan.

    Monday, 20 January 2014

    San Antonio, Frommers guide books and a campervan trip around the world

    In this episode Geoff Harrison learns about the Alamo city, San Antonio, Texas from Dee Dee Pateet. Arthur von Wiesenberger chats with Pauline Frommer from the renowned Frommer Guide Books and website (segment courtesy of ATW.TV). David Gordon interviews Sim Vourtie, author of 'The long and winding road' chronicling an around the world campervaning trip (segment courtesy of Travelbites Radio). Host Ren Zwiers provides details on what's new in Queensland tourism, promoting both Best Western's newest stablemate, Islington Apartments in Townsville and a torchlight tour in the Mt Etna Bat Caves, near Rockhampton.

    Monday, 13 January 2014

    New York water taxis, Liechtenstein and Cockpit Confidential

    Geoff Harrison chats with Brian McCabe of New York Water Taxis. Frances Beasley discovers the tiny European country of Liechtenstein. From our sister program in the US, Around the World Radio, host Arthur von Wiesenberger and guest hosts Ashley King and Peter Noone (Herman's Hermits lead singer) discover what really happens aboard commercial airliners from Cockpit Confidental author and pilot Patrick Smith.