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The Phuket less travelled

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...

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...

Who is the typical Australian traveller?

Aussies have a reputation as larrikin travellers, people who seek out a good time and are rarely bothered by anything. But is that really an accurate picture of us? According to a new study, it’s not. 

How to spot a scam Facebook competition

This man shared a Facebook post offering a free cruise to the South Pacific, you won’t believe what happened next. Actually you will, because you’ve probably seen it happen time and again. Not a day goes by...

Mackay: A forgotten gem

The term ‘best kept secret’ gets thrown around far too often these days, but in the case of Mackay – a coastal city located midway between Brisbane and Cairns – it’s quite fitting...

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...

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...

Mackay: A forgotten gem

The term ‘best kept secret’ gets thrown around far too often these days, but in the case of Mackay – a coastal city located midway between Brisbane and Cairns – it’s quite fitting. Though bordered by abundant national...

Royal Caribbean’s South Pacific cruise flash sale

Fancy a last minute cruise? Royal Caribbean International has just what the doctor ordered with a 72 hour flash sale on Explorer of the Seas departures in February and March this year. Choose a 12-night South Pacific & Fiji voyage from just $899...

Hello Kitty hotel rooms launched in Malaysia

Get ready for a cuteness overload! Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Johor – which is part of the Shangri-La Group – has officially launched 12 distinct Hello Kitty-themed rooms. Designed in partnership with Sanrio, the rooms are the first of their kind in...

Emirates offering free two-night stays in Dubai

A stopover in Dubai just got a lot more attractive with Emirates offering a complimentary two-night stay in central Dubai for flight bookings made through their website between 24-31 January 2017. Hotels offered include Rove Deira City Centre, Rove...

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 ship afloat, opt for a classic ‘Love...

Shangri-La opens in the city of ice

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has thrown open the doors of its new 344-room Songbei Shangri-La in the Chinese city of ice, Harbin – its second property in this historic city. If you’ve followed Repeat Traveller, you’ll know we...