Repeat Traveller

Common Cruise Fears Debunked

Australians have taken to cruising like ducks to water, with more than a million of us opting for a holiday on the high seas each year. But, despite having the highest market penetration per capita, there are...

Handy Phrases When Travelling With Allergies

Whether it’s an intolerance to gluten, dairy, soy, shellfish or peanuts, travellers who have specific dietary requirements are seriously up against it when they travel. How do you tell the chef or waiter that...

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...

Has Tigerair found its groove?

I flew Tigeair for the first time recently. Having never set foot on one of their aircraft, I kind of hoped to see Tiger print as far as the eye could see. Sadly there was none. But what was there...

Hotel rooms the new showrooms

I recently read a brilliant article about stealing toiletries from hotels, and it got me thinking about my own five fingered habits. Most of us take the toiletries when we leave a hotel, yet some are...

Where to visit Star Wars Rogue One filming locations

To celebrate the release of ‘Rogue One – A Star Wars Story’, Booking.com searched far and wide to reveal some of the films epic filming locations and nearby accommodation options where you can get the full...

Adelaide: Australia’s Food and Wine Capital

Adelaide is a city I have always wanted to visit. Yet, for whatever reason, I’ve just never quite made it there – until now. After a recent visit, I’ve realised just what I’ve been missing out on. From award-winning...

The Rise of Small Ship Cruising

From ocean crossings to river journeys, cruising was once one of the most glamorous and exclusive ways to see the world. Somewhere along the way, it became better known as the floating R.S.L. than the luxurious form of...

Bali’s Hottest New Bars and Restaurants

Bali is so hot right now. Shaking off the ‘party island’ image of old, Bali has quietly reinvented itself as the new gourmet mecca of South Indonesia. If you’re looking to take a trip to this ‘land of the gods’, here...