30 episodes

Travel lovers and foodies listen up. Tastebud Traveller is the new podcast from Better Homes and Gardens that will take you on a tasty adventure around the world. Join your hosts, Julia Zaetta and Ben Alcock as they visit a different destination in each episode, hitting tourist hotspots and hidden gems for your holiday inspiration. Each week, they’ll chat about where to stay, what to see, you’ll get the lowdown on local food and, of course, wine to enjoy as you unwind in one amazing location after another.

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Travel lovers and foodies listen up. Tastebud Traveller is the new podcast from Better Homes and Gardens that will take you on a tasty adventure around the world. Join your hosts, Julia Zaetta and Ben Alcock as they visit a different destination in each episode, hitting tourist hotspots and hidden gems for your holiday inspiration. Each week, they’ll chat about where to stay, what to see, you’ll get the lowdown on local food and, of course, wine to enjoy as you unwind in one amazing location after another.

    A new show from Better Homes & Gardens...

    A new show from Better Homes & Gardens...

    Better Real Estate is your go-to show for Australian property and living, whether you’re buying, selling, renting, investing or adding value to your home. Join your hosts Dora Papas and Greg Fahey as they talk all things real estate, interview special guests in the finance and property industries, plus chat to lifestyle experts and get top tips from real estate agents. Better Real Estate, from the team at Better Homes & Gardens.


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    • 47 sec
    A taste of Jordan

    A taste of Jordan

    In this episode we visit Jordan, home of Petra, Amman and Wadi Rum. Both Julia and Ben are keen to visit this historically rich place. To talk all about travelling through this ancient land – from archaeological sites to desert camping and star gazing – they're joined by Dana Kharoufeh of the Jordan Tourism Board who has top tips such as getting a Jordan Pass and exploring the Jordan Trail from the north hills to the Red Sea. Maria Haddad, one of three sisters who runs Beit Sitti, a cook and dine experience in the capital city of Amman where you can prepare and enjoy traditional cuisine, talks about Jordanian food, including her favourite recipes. Then Firas Haddad of Eagle Distilleries takes us through Jordanian winemaking through the millennia and how today they grow grapes in the desert!


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    • 50 min
    A taste of Antarctica

    A taste of Antarctica

    In this episode we visit Antarctica, home of penguins, natural ice sculptures and research stations. Both Julia and Ben are determined to tick this one off their bucket list sooner rather than later. To talk all about travelling to the icy continent, they're joined by Stephen Scourfield, travel editor of The West Australian newspaper and Travel Club. He breaks down how to get there by plane and boat, and what sailing the Drake Passage is really like, plus the amazing experiences waiting for you such as getting up close to the wildlife and taking a dip! Noel Tennant, the chef's advisor of the Australian Antarctic Division lifts the lid on what the people on research stations eat and the amazing moments that are part and parcel of living and working in the southernmost continent.


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    • 41 min
    A taste of Chile

    A taste of Chile

    In this episode we visit Chile, home of the Atacama Desert, the Patagonian Andes and the gateway to Easter Island! Ben has travelled through Chile and has lots to say about what he saw and ate along the way. Julia hasn't been but dreams of skiing the Andes and visiting the amazing national park Torres del Paine. They’re joined by Manuela Nielsen from Chile Travel who takes us up and down the country from the desert to ice fields, volcanoes and black sand beaches, and out to the extraordinary island that is Rapa Nui. David Stevens-Castro from Paired Media talks about the food in Chile and what to try when you’re there, plus his recipe for humitas – a savoury corn dish. Sommelier Dennis Roman from Senses At gives a rundown on Chilean wine, which is exported all over the world, and his top pick to drink which is Carmenere from a grape variety that originated in Bordeaux.


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    • 52 min
    A taste of Western USA

    A taste of Western USA

    In this episode we visit the western United States, home of iconic cities, canyons and cowboys. Julia and Ben both love this destination, from Nevada to New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona, with its wild west past and contemporary charm. Julia can’t get enough of the Native American culture and Ben recalls an epic road trip. They’re joined by Celina Sinclair of the Utah Office of Tourism who guides us through this beautiful state, including ‘The Mighty Five’ national parks, Salt Lake City and famous film locations! Bethany Drysdale of Travel Nevada takes us out of Las Vegas and from neon to nature in The Silver State. Then KJ Howe of Vegas Valley Winery talks the history of wine in the west and what’s happening right now in the scene.


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    • 58 min
    A taste of the United Arab Emirates

    A taste of the United Arab Emirates

    In this episode we visit the United Arab Emirates, home of the Burj Khalifa (the world’s tallest building), the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Emirates Palace. Julia and Ben have both been to Dubai and loved it, and Ben has also visited Abu Dhabi. They wax lyrical about the desert, beaches, souks, malls and cocktails! They're joined by Suzanne Tobin of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi to talk about all the things to do in the capital of the UAE from drinking a 24-carat gold cappuccino to seeing nesting hawksbill turtles, visiting an ancient date farm and experiencing an expat brunch bonanza. Then Farida Ahmed of Frying Pan Adventures takes you on a tour of Emirati food and all the international cuisine you can enjoy in this cosmopolitan country. To finish, it’s cocktail hour at the Gold on 27 bar at the Burj Al Arab – called the most luxurious hotel in the world – with mixologist Mohammed Jayah.


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    • 44 min

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

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Decent. Julia Zaetta certainly pulls no punches.

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