Repeat Traveller

Repeat Vietnam: The Trip I Had to Have

Sometimes a second visit makes all the difference. Living up to our blog name I recently made a repeat visit to Vietnam, and it was pretty much the best thing I could have done. The first time Simon and I...

Los Angeles’ most beautiful runs

Travel and staying healthy rarely go hand in hand, especially when you’re in a destination like the United States where supersized meal portions seem to be the norm. Sure, there may be those super dedicated...

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...

Hotel Review: Elements of Byron

Expectations can be both a blessing and a curse when travelling. They can either create a hopeful benchmark for an experience – and a reason for an internal happy dance when exceeded – or they can set an...

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...

Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental Sanya

Hearing it described as the “Hawaii of China”, Hainan Island made me more than a little curious. Would it be a tropical island escape that has remained undiscovered by Australian travellers, or were the Hawaii...

People watching in Venice Beach

The United States is one of those destinations you cannot possibly see in one trip. I’ve been four times so far, yet every time I find myself returning to the Los Angeles area. The convenience from Australia is a big...

10 Adventurous Destinations for 2019

Every year we look at a map and try to plan out where we’re going to travel. While we like to return to places for a second time, as our name repeat traveller suggests, we love venturing to new destinations that push us...

7 things you may not know about Changi Airport

Singapore’s Changi is my favourite airport. I know that’s kind of strange to say, liking an airport enough to call it a favourite, but there really is no comparison at any other hub I’ve transited through over the years...