Stories: Western Australia

The Pod Well Travelled: Young Travel Writer returns

William Yeoman

In this week’s episode of The West Australian’s dedicated travel podcast, we hear from Scoot’s CEO Campbell Wilson on the challenges facing the airline and the future of air travel. And Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield and travel journalist Mogens Johansen talk about this year’s iteration of the West’s well-established Young Travel Writer program. Hosted by Will Yeoman.

The Pilbara’s primordial pull of rust-red country

Stephen Scourfield

The bloke sitting next to me waiting for his meatlovers’ pizza in the Iron Clad Hotel asks what I’m doing in Marble Bar and seems surprised when I tell him I’m on holiday. Reading his “why would you?” look, I add: “Why wouldn’t you?”

Just add water to wildflower wave

Stephen Scourfield

Rain has come in time to improve the wildflower season across parts of WA.

A West Australian roadtrip on just one tank of fuel

Mogens Johansen

How much of WA can you see over a long weekend while using only one tank of fuel in a car? MOGENS JOHANSEN finds out.

The Pod Well Travelled: Chittering oranges and writerly Rockingham

William Yeoman

This week’s guests include Golden Grove Orchards’ Adam Saunders and Rockingham author and artist Kez Wickham St George. Host Will Yeoman also talks to the West Australian’s Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield about the Perth Royal Show cancellation, that Wuhan swimming pool, Australia’s Oxford vaccinedeal and MSC’s first voyage in Europe since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

The Pod Well Travelled: Wildflowers, Wild Art

William Yeoman

In this episode of The West Australian’s dedicated travel podcast The Pod Well Travelled, host Will Yeoman talks to Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield and travel journalist Mogens Johansen about this year's WA wildflower season. We also meet multi-talented WA artist Clifton Bieundurry about a new group exhibition at Juniper Galleries in Darlington, and WA author Monique Mulligan, who reminisces about her European travels.

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