Repeat Traveller

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...

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...

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...

Hotel Review: The Convent Hunter Valley

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...

Everything new for the New Zealand 2017 ski season

New Zealand is far and away our favourite ski destination. It’s cheap, it’s convenient, and the powder is pretty much guaranteed to change your life. If, like us, you’re planning to duck over the pond for some...

Seeking the true meaning of Karate in Okinawa

Did you know that karate, quite possibly the most well known martial art in the world, originated in Okinawa? Me neither. But it turns out the tiny archipelago that sits beneath the Japanese mainland...