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ExtraVirgin Food and Travel

Dec 28, 2021

You've probably seen something about it on the news - Italian towns offering 1 Euro houses for sale.

If you were an Italophile, it may have given you pause - the optimist in you imaging a life of long lunches beneath a trellis of vines, before you dimissed the offer as too good to be true. 

In this episode of


Dec 17, 2021

Our ExtraVirgin postcard this episode wings its way to you from beautiful Byron Bay on Australia's east coast - home to Hemsworths, hippies, and our guest, Georgia Bateman. 

A Londoner by birth, Georgia, who had been based in Sydney, came for a weekend, fell in love and never left. 

In this postcard, she explains the...


Dec 8, 2021

Imagine if the view from your workplace was of palm trees and the Coral Sea? That's the good fortune of Nick Holloway, chef-ower of Nu Nu Restaurant in tropical north Queensland.

Nick left big-city Melbourne searching for authenticity and found it in spades in this lush, laidback village of Palm Cove, north of...


Nov 30, 2021

It's best known as the home of iconic wineries such as Penfolds and Seppelt, but there's so much more to South Australia's capital, Adelaide than its wineries (or its churches!)

Our local, for this episode of ExtraVirgin Food & Travel's "Postcard" is food and travel writer Amanda McInerney, who shares with us her...


Nov 14, 2021

If you listened to episode 64 of ExtraVirgin Food & Travel Podcast, "Love in the Time of Covid," you'll be familiar with Monique Ceccato's story. 

Not long after that episode went live, Monique and her love, Espen were parted again, separated by the Covid regulations of their respective countries. She, on a plane back...