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Hotel Review: Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

When Maureen and Tony Wheeler created the first Lonely Planet guide – Asia on the Cheap – in the 1970’s, they probably didn’t realise the travel revolution they would start. Years later...

Muriwai: An unexpected gem

When most people go looking for rugged beauty in New Zealand, the South Island is the default destination… but the North Island has it’s fair share of rocky coastline and wide open plains too. Best of all...

Hotel Review: Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa

Phuket is one of the most popular destinations for Aussie travellers, and it being our first trip to Thailand, we couldn’t say no to a few days there. First impressions on arrival though, it wasn’t...

Marketing to gay travellers – is it really that difficult?

As a young gay man I’ve always been intrigued by the way hotels and tourism boards look to appeal to the gay market. If I had a cent for every time I saw glitter, rainbows, glittering rainbows, and images of...

Hotel Review: Hotel Indigo Hong Kong

Gazing over the glittering Hong Kong skyline, listening to the roar of the city traffic below, I pinch myself to check if this is real. Just yesterday I was at home drinking a $10 bottle of Sav Blanc in...

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines A380 Premium Economy

Life is full of difficult questions. Who am I? Where did I come from? Is Singapore Airlines’ Premium Economy seat worth the extra money? Needing to answer at least one of these once and for all, we decided to...

Return free with Jetstar birthday sale

To celebrate their 13th birthday, Jetstar is offering a massive sale to 83 domestic and international destinations, including hundreds of thousands Return for FREE* seats. With more than 300,000 Return for FREE* seats available, customers can book a...

Minor Hotels dive into the European market

If you’ve been following Repeat Traveller for a while, you’ll have noticed we have a bit of a soft spot for the Minor Hotels brand (Anantara, AVANI). We’re slightly addicted. So far we’ve stayed at four of their Anantara properties, two of which you...

Everyone is welcome in the City of Angels

Australians travelling on Virgin Australia flight VA23 to Los Angeles were given a unique warm welcome over the weekend, with Discover Los Angeles showing the world that #EveryoneIsWelcome in the City of Angels. Over 1,000 Angelenos came together to...

Sherlock Holmes exhibition bound for Sydney

Dust off your deerstalker cap and magnifying glass, there’s a mystery to be solved. The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, presented by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), is coming to the Powerhouse in Sydney! This adventure...

Hotel Review: Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

When Maureen and Tony Wheeler created the first Lonely Planet guide – Asia on the Cheap – in the 1970’s, they probably didn’t realise the travel revolution they would start. Years later, their publication continues to...

Everything new for the New Zealand 2017 ski season

New Zealand is far and away our favourite ski destination. It’s cheap, it’s convenient, and the powder is pretty much guaranteed to change your life. If, like us, you’re planning to duck over the pond for some on the ski slopes, here’s everything...