Press reviews from various newspapers and magazines
|THE EYE - GOURMET ADVENTURES
If you are looking for a holiday that offers a challenge, as well as fine food, excellent accommodation and great company, Walkabout Gourmet Adventures is the perfect choice for you. With Walkabout Gourmet Adventures you are able to immerse yourself in the nature and culture of Italy, France, Switzerland or right here at home.
QANTAS MAGAZINE - Gourmet Tours, the Australian way
Food, fresh air and France are proving to be a winning holiday combination for Walkabout Gourmet Adventures of Victoria. The company's walking and cooking tour of Provence includes a 3 day cooking seminar with visits to the famous Forcalquier market, a goat's cheese farm, an ancient olive mill and a morning with the local beekeeper. You'll stay in an idyllic country retreat, away from the main tourist haunts and the walks meander through tiny French villages and fields of wild thyme.
CANBERRA TIMES - ITALIAN PLEASURES
Walkabout Gourmet Adventures offers a seven day "Flavours of Italy" tour centred around a 17th century hamlet in Etruria. It includes cooking seminars in a private kitchen, visits to wineries, an ancient olive mill, the making of ricotta cheese and gathering of mushrooms. Price $2,495 not including air fares. Its 14 day "Follow The Gourmet Trail" travels through Piedmont, Cinque Terre and Tuscany and features wonderful cheese, grapes, wild herbs, grappa and the famous white truffles. The walk follows stunning coastal paths and includes accommodation in a grand country estate. Price $3945 not including air fares.
GOURMETREISE - WALKABOUT FUR GOURMETS
Walkabout nennt man in Australien das Umherschweifen der Aborigines. Und so hat das australisch-deutsche Paar Gabriela and Graeme Clarke auch sein Wonderprogramm mit Zielen vor allem im Suden Europas genannt. Wonderungen in kleinen Gruppen fuhren etwa in der Provence, in der Bretogne oder in Ligurien zu kleinen Dorfern, Landgasthofen and Picknickplatzen. Auch ein Kochkurs und Marktbesuche warden angeboten.
BRISBANE SUNDAY MAIL - Gourmet delights of Europe - 02/2012
Imagine walking through some of Europe's most stunning countryside then returning to the comforts of a charming hotel and indulging in the culinary delights of an exquisite dinner with Walkabout Gourmet Adventures. Contact Walkabout Gourmet Adventures for information about its range of holidays and information evenings.
TOURISM ALLIANCE VICTORIA - Gourmet Walking Tours
Gourmet Walking Tours into Victoria's Alpine National Park. Gourmet day walks or 5 day all inclusive packages staying in Australia's most unique Alpine Village, Dinner Plain. Discover the wildflowers, snow gums and the colourful history of the cattleman's huts on a leisurely day walk. Enjoy our delicious gourmet picnics. Operating quality guided walking holidays since 1986. Unique Features. Absorb the beauty of the Alpine National Park as you sit amongst the snow gums and enjoy a healthy gourmet picnic. After a day out walking return to the luxury and comfort of Australia's newest alpine resort, Dinner Plain.
CANBERRA TIMES - WALK AND TASTE YOUR WAY AROUND EUROPE
Picture walking through some of Europe's most stunning countryside, then returning to the comforts of your charming hotel and indulging in the culinary delights of a superb dinner. This is all possible on a walking holiday with Walkabout Gourmet Adventures (WGA.). Gabriela and Graeme Clarke came up with the idea back in 1986 and since then they have been showing Australians that you don't have to forego your creature comforts to enjoy walking in Europe. Now, 25 years later, WGA. has an impressive list of beautiful destinations in both Europe and Australia where guests can combine their love of walking with the gastronomic pleasure of a delicious meal at the end of the day. What's more, you can afford to over indulge without having a guilty conscience - you can "walk it off" the next day. For more information about the range of mouth-watering holidays on offer, contact Walkabout Gourmet Adventures.
THE AUSTRALIAN - Eats meets west - 03/2012
Australian-owned Walkabout runs 26 food-focused walking tours in Europe between April and October each year, plus four further itineraries in Victoria and Tasmania during summer. Designed for travellers who want to experience life as a local, the packages allow guests to explore character-filled hamlets and enjoy the local cuisine. Run by Provence-based Gabriela Clarke, a cordon bleu chef and outdoor enthusiast, and her husband Graeme, originally from Victoria, Walkabout's signature 15-day Follow the Gourmet Trail from Turin to Florence is one of the most popular itineraries. This year's tours are sold out, but bookings are now being taken for May 21 and September 9 departures in 2013; from $6,875. Read full article
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