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Hotel Review: Hilton Surfers Paradise Residences

Surfers Paradise is a destination I've always had mixed feelings about. On one hand it's a soulless place where steel and glass dominate the landscape, and on the other a beachside haven that somehow fills my...

Liebster Award – By bloggers, for bloggers

I’ve just been nominated for the Liebster Award! If you’re wondering what on earth that is, you’re not alone. Up until last week I hadn’t heard of it either. But after a little digging I’ve discovered it’s a...

Turtle Island: Heaven is a place in the Yasawas

The engine of our 1950s De Havilland seaplane roars like a lion as we cross the last stretch of cerulean water. Just a hundred metres more and we’ll reach Turtle Island. We're so close I can almost taste the...

Support Local: OCA Organic Cuisine & Arts Byron Bay

As if launching a brand-new restaurant wasn’t challenging enough, doing it during a time of social distancing is even more so. However, newly opened OCA in Byron Bay Arts & Industry Estate (where Luscious...

Amazing French Polynesian Islands That Aren’t Bora Bora

The Islands of Tahiti needs little introduction. Blessed with natural beauty, dotted with spectacular luxury resorts which stretch out across turquoise lagoons, it’s one of the most enchanting destinations in...

Top five things to do in Sydney

I love Sydney, it’s a beautiful city in one of the world’s most stunning locations... but that’s partly the reason I don’t want to live there. I don't want to become immune to it. I want to feel like a tourist...

Eki-ben, a quintessential Japanese experience. Supplied.

Eki-Ben: The Fastest Food in Japan

I’ve been to a lot of countries, but there’s one I keep getting drawn back to: Japan: For me, it offers the ultimate combination of natural beauty, history, culture, style and adventure. It’s also hands down my...

Chris Ashton

We're Chris Ashton and Simon Ceglinski, two Aussie travellers with a love of exploration and adventure, and the odd bit of luxury thrown in. We seek out street art, street food, and scuba diving wherever we go, and prefer the road less travelled over well-worn tourist paths.