Repeat Traveller

Inside the P&O Pacific Aria

When sitting down to review P&O’s new cruise ship, Pacific Aria, it’s hard to know where to start. Do you focus on the size first and then work your way through the features later, or mention the...

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...

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...

Lismore’s hidden talent

Lismore is well known as an artistic mecca - creative people are drawn to the city like moths to a flame. And while a large part of that creativity can be seen on display in local art galleries, cafes and...

Flight Review: Scoot 777-200 Gold Coast to Singapore, ScootBiz

Low cost air travel is an ordinary part of life these days. Travellers are accustomed to cheap seats, cheap service and cheap food that resembles something left in the fridge for a week… but it seems not all...

Airline Review: THAI 787 Dreamliner Economy Class

I’ve done a fair bit of airline travel in South East Asia in the last few years, but there’s one national carrier I’ve wanted to try but never had a opportunity – THAI. Needing to...

A guide to Singapore’s best neighbourhoods

Singapore is a kaleidoscope of history, culture and tradition – a place with a foot in the past and a hand reaching for the future. Once a humble sea town, it’s now home to more than 5.6 million residents, each of them bringing their own cultural...

Emirates to Europe on sale

Aussie travellers looking to make the long trek to Europe between now and March next year are in luck with Emirates releasing special fares to destinations across Europe. You can book return Economy Class fares starting from $1,269 to Dublin, $1,309...

Melbourne’s new graffiti hotel room

If you’ve followed Repeat Traveller for a while, you’ll know we have a slight obsession with street art – always keeping a lookout for that unexpected masterpiece whenever we travel. One news item we’ve heard today has us seriously considering a...

The Maldives resort designed especially for surfers

The Maldives has long been a dream destination for the rich, famous, in love and newly married, but it’s now starting to attract a new breed of intrepid travellers – surfers. Though you’d be right in thinking beach breaks are pretty limited, with...

Singapore’s best street food

Singaporeans don’t just eat to live, they live to eat. We discovered this on our first trip to the Lion City back in 2012. Since then we’ve been back a few times (mostly for the food), and never miss an opportunity to visit the local hawker centre...

Hotel Review: Elements of Byron

Expectations can be both a blessing and a curse when travelling. They can either create a hopeful benchmark for an experience – and a reason for an internal happy dance when exceeded – or they can set an impossibly high bar that will simply never be...

Essential books to read before travelling

Planning a first-time trip to New Zealand? Then you should probably read ‘The Whale Rider’ or watch ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’ then. At least that’s what New Zealand’s foreign ambassador to the United States, Tim Groser, suggests. Mr Groser...