Repeat Traveller

Tips for a better overseas bucks party

Bucks parties are a time honoured tradition. Though most people tend to keep their stag night pretty local, the rise of destination weddings has seen an increase in destination bucks parties too. While...

Los Angeles’ most beautiful runs

Travel and staying healthy rarely go hand in hand, especially when you’re in a destination like the United States where supersized meal portions seem to be the norm. Sure, there may be those super dedicated...

Where to find street art in Bangkok

Bangkok is internationally renowned as a mecca for food, shopping, and nightlife, but there’s a new reason starting to make a name for itself – street art. Out of the shadows and into the light, Bangkok’s...

Hotel Review: ibis Mackay Airport

I’ll admit it had been several years since I last stayed in an ibis Hotel, and I wasn't sure what to expect. Back before their rebrand in 2011, my sole experience with the chain was their rather dated Sydney...

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...

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...

Sydney to Hong Kong return for under $700

Cathay Pacific has launched a shiny new Economy Class sale from Australia to over 80 destinations, with flights starting from as little as $675 to Asia and $1331 to Europe. See below for some of the fare ex Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Fares on sale...

Travel hacks from real travellers

I love a good travel hack. Anything that makes the travel experience easier or more enjoyable is definitely worth doing. I’ve read a lot of different hacks over the years, some of them more complicated than others (I’m looking at you frequent...

Scoot celebrate milestone with massive sale

Singapore-based low cost carrier Scoot is celebrating carrying 50 million passengers in five years with a huge sale from Australia to popular destinations across Asia – and Greece! As part of the sale, fares from Perth to Singapore will start...

Qantas unveil new Brisbane domestic lounge

Qantas will throw open the doors to its new Domestic Business Lounge and Premium Lounge Entry next week as part of the airline’s multi-million dollar upgrade at Brisbane Airport. The Domestic Business Lounge is 30 per cent bigger than the previous...

A Hunter holiday worth repeating

The Hunter Valley is one of those destinations that require multiple visits. It’s near impossible to truly appreciate the diverse vineyards, restaurants and attractions of the region in one trip (or two… or five) – especially when...

How to maximise your annual leave this year

I really wish I didn’t have to take a holiday this year, said no one ever. If you’re like us, you’ll be trying to take advantage of every day public holiday you can to spend more time travelling this year. Rather than whipping out...

Hotel Review: Aloft Bangkok Sukhumvit 11

I love a good design hotel. Any property that breaks out of the boring cookie-cutter mould to deliver something new or exciting is doing something right in my books. One brand making waves in this space is Aloft Hotels, a part of Starwood. Created...

Cathay Pacific launch boutique beer

Cathay Pacific has taken inflight beverages to new heights with the launch of its own beer, the world’s first hand-crafted bottled beer specially brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000 feet. Named after Cathay’s first aircraft “Betsy”, a Douglas DC-3 which...