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Tastebud Traveller — All 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.

A taste of Italy

In this episode we visit Italy, a land rich in culture and history with a fabulous landscape and some of the most delicious food in the world! Find out what it’s like to drive – and eat – your way around this splendid country with your hosts Julia Zaetta and Ben Alcock, who share their favourite places to visit and meals to enjoy. This week we’re joined by an Italian foodie and a wine expert. And we learn how to make the ultimate Aperol Spritz, one of Italy’s most iconic drinks.

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A taste of the USA: east coast

In this episode we visit the east coast of the USA, home to New York City, Washington DC and many other iconic destinations. Your hosts Julia Zaetta and Ben Alcock share their travel experiences stateside, then have a chat to Sarah Stevenson from NYC & Co about all the fabulous things to see, eat and do in NYC. Nancy Hopkins, an American foodie, shares what to try in each state from Maine to Florida, then it's wine time with Paul Diamond from Selector Magazine.

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A taste of Switzerland

In this episode we visit Switzerland, home of world-famous chocolate, cheese and clocks! Ben shares his experience of riding the Glacier Express, the slowest express train in the world but with views to die for, and Julia waxes lyrical about the lace from St Gallen, her father’s birthplace. They chat to Birgit Weingartner from Switzerland Tourism about what to see, eat and do and the best way to get around this amazing country. And foodie Lamberto di Gioia is back to take fondue out of the 70s and put it back onto our tables with a few delicious recipes.

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