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Unexpected delights in Penang

The first time I saw a picture of the ‘kids on a bicycle’ mural, I was in awe. The skill and attention to detail needed to create the mural was incredible. But like most things on Facebook, I assumed I would never see...

Photo: Primus Hotel Sydney

Review: Primus Hotel Sydney

Occupying the former home of the Sydney Water Board at 339 Pitt Street, Primus Hotel Sydney is the newest boutique hotel to enter the vibrant Sydney hotel scene. But what makes this hotel stand out from the pack is its...

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 respite from...

A spa retreat in Japan’s Kii Mountains

There’s a lot to love about Japan, but one of the standouts during my recent trip was the onsen experience. I’d visited a bathhouse on a trip to Okinawa several years ago, (read about the experience here) but that was...

Diving at Fish Rock Cave

South West Rocks is one of hundreds of small villages that dot the Australian coastline. You know the ones. They all have that laidback vibe with Norfolk Pine-lined streets and a pub directly in front of the beach, but...

Muriwai: An unexpected gem

When most people go looking for rugged beauty in New Zealand, the South Island is the default destination… but the North Island has it’s fair share of rocky coastline and wide open plains too. Best of all, some of it is...