Repeat Traveller

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...

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...

Life along the river in Bangkok

Bangkok is one of my favourite cities. During a visit in October last year I was lucky enough to go on a long tail boat cruise through Bangkok’s canals – and it was a real eye-opener. It’s...

Setting sail on the ms Oosterdam

Cruising is a curious beast. Hailed almost as often as it is derided, it’s long been seen as the holiday of choice for retirees spending their kids’ inheritance, or those who prefer to experience the world...

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...

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...

Credit: Garuda Indonesia

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...

Essential phrases when travelling with allergies

Whether it’s an intolerance to gluten, dairy, soy, shellfish or peanuts, travellers who have specific dietary requirements are seriously up against it when they travel. How do you tell the chef or waiter that you may have a reaction when you don’t...

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...

Chandon S roadtrip coming to a city near you

Vino fans are in for a treat this spring with sparkling wine brand Chandon announcing the ‘Chandon S Chic Easy’ – a quirky, travelling speakeasy visiting four cities across Australia. Housed in a restored Melbourne W Class Tram dating from 1925, the...

Perth: A city worth revisiting

Born and raised in Perth until I was 12 years old, the Western Australian city continues to hold a special place in my heart. Though I’ve returned pretty much every year since then, my visit at the beginning of September was a genuine eye-opener...

Emirates launches early bird sale

Dreaming of a European adventure? You’re in luck then, with Emirates releasing special early bird fares to more than 39 destinations including London, Zagreb, Dublin and Barcelona. Economy Class fares for East Coast travellers start from...

Last minute savings with Intrepid

We love a good spur-of-the-moment holiday. Spontaneous adventures where you have a fair idea of what you’re doing but haven’t delved into the nitty-gritty can sometimes be the most surprising, inspiring, and ultimately rewarding trips...