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Glamping on Sydney Harbour

Does Cockatoo Island offer Sydney’s best urban camping? We think so. Despite being in the midst of one of Sydney’s coldest cold snaps earlier this year, we thought it would be fun to camp in the middle of...

Shangri-La Ulaanbaatar now open

My name is Chris and I have a confession to make. I really like Shangri-La Hotels. I don't know why. Maybe I was a magpie in a past life and their shiny chandeliers appeal to me on some deep, sub...

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...

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...

Penang Revisited

Just over six months since my first trip to Penang, the travel gods have smiled on me and delivered a second chance to visit it’s shores. Simon and I had originally planned to go to Nusa Lembongan for a...

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...

Qantas names new Dreamliner fleet

Move over Flying Kangaroo, there will soon be a flying Quokka taking to the skies. The votes have been tallied, the people have spoken. Qantas has today announced the names of its fleet of eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The final names, in no...

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...

Life along the river in Bangkok

Bangkok is one of my favourite cities. During a visit in October last year I was lucky enough to go on a long tail boat cruise through Bangkok’s canals – and it was a real eye-opener. It’s not a well-known tourist activity, and I...

Four quirky L.A. museums you need to visit

Los Angeles is renowned for its unique attractions. The Hollywood Walk of Fame, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre… these are tried and tested tourist haunts guaranteed to always draw a crowd. But sometimes it’s nice to get away...

Return free with Jetstar birthday sale

To celebrate their 13th birthday, Jetstar is offering a massive sale to 83 domestic and international destinations, including hundreds of thousands Return for FREE* seats. With more than 300,000 Return for FREE* seats available, customers can book a...

Minor Hotels dive into the European market

If you’ve been following Repeat Traveller for a while, you’ll have noticed we have a bit of a soft spot for the Minor Hotels brand (Anantara, AVANI). We’re slightly addicted. So far we’ve stayed at four of their Anantara properties, two of which you...

Sherlock Holmes exhibition bound for Sydney

Dust off your deerstalker cap and magnifying glass, there’s a mystery to be solved. The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, presented by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), is coming to the Powerhouse in Sydney! This adventure...