Repeat Traveller

On a food safari in Okinawa

Being a frequent diner at my local Japanese restaurant, I thought I had a fairly good grasp on Japanese cuisine. It wasn’t until I had the opportunity to travel to Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture...

Disneyland: Still the happiest place on Earth

I’m a Disney fan. I’ll admit it. Yet it was with a little apprehension that I travelled to Disneyland Park a couple of years ago. Sounds a bit stupid, nervous about visiting a theme park, but there...

Pulau Ubin: Singapore’s bicycle island

Though one could easily assume that Singapore is all concrete and glass, the small island nation home to 5.3 million people is actually home to a wealth of green spaces and national parks where you can seek...

What makes a resort “family friendly”?

A friend of ours recently returned from a holiday in Fiji and wasn’t impressed by the ‘family friendly’ resort that his young family stayed at during the trip. Despite the extraordinarily high price...

Hotel Review: Thompson Belgraves London

If your mission is to travel the world like a globetrotting spy, you need to do it properly. That means style, sophistication and a heck of a lot of champagne. Sleek, sexy and stylish, Thompson Belgraves...

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 simplest ways to avoid jet lag

There are two types of people in this world: those two suffer from jet lag, and those who don’t. There are few things more annoying than arriving to a new destination only to feel the overwhelming desire to crawl into a...

How to find the best deal on flights

Everyone has their ‘top tips’ to securing the best value flight, hotel or holiday package online. And while many of these do work, sometimes it pays to go direct to the source. Online travel agent Webjet has just...

The truth about Halong Bay

Thinking of a trip to Vietnam? Halong Bay is a name that’s going to come up a lot in your planning. A UNESCO World Heritage Listed Site known for its towering limestone islands, emerald waters, and myriad of traditional...

Six places worth getting lost in

I love an urban escape as much as the next man, but sometimes it’s nice to leave the big city behind and reconnect with the natural world. While places like Springbrook National Park and the rolling hills of the Byron...