Repeat Traveller

Bikes and wine in the Hunter

It’s fair to say that drinking wine and cycling are two of my favourite things, but even I didn’t know combining the two could be as much fun as it was. On our recent trip down in the Hunter Valley – Simon was...

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...

Liebster Award – By bloggers, for bloggers

I’ve just been nominated for the Liebster Award! If you’re wondering what on earth that is, you’re not alone. Up until last week I hadn’t heard of it either. But after a little digging I’ve discovered it’s a...

Sweet Dream(liner)s are made like this

Ever wondered how Boeing manufactures their colossal 787-9 Dreamliner? Me too. To finally put an end to that wonder, the team at British Airways has released a video to shed a little light on the subject.

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...

Salt grill a recipe for success

For many cruise fans, cruising is about discovering new places, meeting new people, and wishing the crew would let you replicate that scene from Titanic at the bow of the ship… but for everyone else, it’s...

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...

How to avoid the flight from hell

We’ve all been there on a long-haul flight. Your legs are aching, head desperately seeking out a more comfortable position, your eyes feel drier than the Sahara… and, to make matters even worse, there’s that one passenger who just seems to annoy the...

Eight incredible Australian holiday rentals

We’re always on the lookout for new and interesting places to go on holiday – cookie cutter hotels where every room, every lobby, and every restaurant are the same do not cut it. Stayz, Australia’s leading holiday rental site, recently caught our...

The amazing scooters of Hanoi

Last year we decided to do things a little different for our New Year celebration. Rather than spend it with friends back home in Australia like we usually do, we thought we’d experience a taste of how the rest of the world celebrate this...