Repeat Traveller

Trail blazing in Cairns

It’s been a few years since I’ve been on the back of a bicycle, so I’m feeling a little rusty. It’s not hard, kind of like riding a bike really, but it’s tough getting back into the rhythm and starting to feel...

Exploring Japan’s Kumano Kodo

Japan is a destination that warrants repeat visits. When you’ve done the bright lights of Tokyo and spirituality of Kyoto, it’s time to take your journey further afield – but it needn’t be a...

Confessions of an onsen virgin

I’ve done a lot of things in my travelling life, but one of the experiences that baffled me most was the Japanese onsen. Yes, taking a bath confused me. On a trip to Okinawa, I had the chance to give the...

Which cruise line is right for you

Cruising is one of the fastest growing holiday options right now. But with so many operators to choose from, knowing which brand and ship is right for you isn’t easy. Should you go for the newest and shiniest...

Top five things to do in Penang

Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in things to see and do. I was in town for a few days but feel I barely scratched the surface of what the island had...

Glamping on Sydney Harbour

Does Cockatoo Island offer Sydney’s best urban camping? We think so. Despite being in the midst of one of Sydney’s coldest cold snaps earlier this year, we thought it would be fun to camp in the middle of...

A look inside the refreshed Emirates Boeing 777

After teasing us for weeks now, Emirates has finally unveiled the completely refurbished interiors of its Boeing 777 aircraft, including the white-hot new First Class private suites. From First Class to the Business and Economy, along the walkways...

Asia’s first robot butlers debut in Singapore

Hold onto your hats, folks. The Jetsons vision of the future has finally arrived. Hotel Jen has become the first international hotel brand to debut autonomous Relay robots in Asia, with not one but two Singapore properties welcoming high-tech robo...

The hottest destinations for 2018

Want to know what’s hot in the world of travel? The experts at Abercrombie & Kent have put their heads together to create a ‘hot list’ of up-and-coming destinations for 2018 and, from the looks of things, they’ve nailed it. From wildlife-filled...

The ultimate Japanese driving tour

Driving holidays are one of the greatest ways to get to the heart of a destination, especially when you’re driving a classic car that hums, purrs and roars in all the right places. That’s exactly what featured in The Peninsula Tokyo...

Celebrity Solstice in Sydney Harbour. Source: Celebrity Cruises

Common cruise fears debunked

Australians have taken to cruising like ducks to water, with more than a million of us opting for a holiday on the high seas each year. But, despite having the highest market penetration per capita, there are still a lot of us who are unsure about...

Holiday goals: Australia’s most unique rentals

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to cast your vote. Stayz recently launched its annual Holiday Rental Awards, and they’ve selected some pretty epic finalists across the nine categories – Indulgence, Romance, and Unique to name a few...

Fly Sydney to London return for under $1000

Thinking of a trip to the UK? This is a special sale fare you do not want to miss! Garuda Indonesia is offering return airfares from Sydney and Perth to London from just $999* in Economy – valid for departures from 7th Nov and 7th Dec 2017. Fares...

JNTO launch official Japan travel app

JNTO, the official tourism organisation of Japan, has launched a shiny new app designed to offer travellers up-to-date info on public transport, tourist info, Wi-Fi locations and more. Inspirational articles, on and offline travel guides, travel...