Repeat Traveller

Cairns: A tale of two dive trips

Diving is a fairly new hobby for me, but it’s one I’ve come to love pretty quickly. There’s something magical about seeing the world beneath the waves, feeling like you’re flying and coming face-to-face with...

Hotel Review: Hilton Surfers Paradise Residences

Surfers Paradise is a destination I've always had mixed feelings about. On one hand it's a soulless place where steel and glass dominate the landscape, and on the other a beachside haven that somehow fills my...

Hotel Review: Sofitel St James London

Of all the hotels I've stayed at over the years, the Sofitel St James was really one of those pinch me moments. An icon in the heart of London, it was a link back to an age of hotel design where everything was...

Top 5 Tips: Singapore with celebrity chef Anna Polyviou

Food and travel are two of my favourite things. And when the two of them are combined, that’s when the real magic happens. Nothing takes you the heart and soul of a destination quicker than pushing...

Airline Review: Virgin Australia 777-300ER Business Class BNE to LAX

Flying was once one of the most opulent ways to travel – it was an experience, not just a flight. Somewhere along the line though, the glitz and glamour of aviation was replaced with subtle shades of...

10 essential travel phrases in 10 languages

Of the roughly 7.5 billion people on the planet, only 360 million or so of them speak English as a first language (well, according to Wikipedia at least). That leaves an awful lot of people who may or may not...

Google goes off-road on Gold Coast

From Lamington and Springbrook National Parks to South Stradbroke and Currumbin Sanctuary, the Gold Coast is renowned for its natural beauty. But up until now, you often had to be part mountain goat to enjoy some of its...

Revealed: The world’s top 10 airlines

Life is full of great questions. Who am I? What is my purpose in life? Which are the world’s best airlines? And although we can’t help you answer the first two (you’ll have to spend time with your spirit...

Repeat Vietnam: The trip I had to have

Sometimes a second visit makes all the difference. Living up to our blog name I recently made a repeat visit to Vietnam, and it was pretty much the best thing I could have done. The first time Simon and I visited...

Adult’s only Valentine’s escapes

Chocolates and roses and love hearts – oh my! Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. Have you planned anything for the special someone in your life? If not, don’t write it off just yet –...

8 unromantic things to do in Fiji

Deserted beaches, hidden waterfalls, and luxury resorts surrounded by emerald green palm trees; the South Pacific nation of Fiji is tailor-made for romance and indulgence. But, if you’re more into adventure and...