Repeat Traveller

Confessions of an Onsen Virgin

I’ve done a lot of things in my travelling life, but one of the experiences that baffled me most was the Japanese onsen. Yes, taking a bath confused me. On a trip to Okinawa, I had the chance to give the...

Flight Review: All Nippon Airways (ANA) Business Class Tokyo Haneda to Sydney

Hearing it described as ‘the most authentically Japanese airline in the sky’, All Nippon Airways (ANA) instantly caught my interest. Did it live up to the lofty description? Find out. Flight: NH879Aircraft:...

Pulau Ubin: Exploring 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...

Support Local: Byron Bay Camping & Disposals

There’s something about Byron Bay that makes people fall in love. Just one visit is often all it takes to have you dreaming of relocating your life to this most easterly tourist mecca. Not everyone follows...

Five Things we Learned on a Trip to the United States

We’ve just arrived home after a whirlwind visit to California, and, while we’re still suffering the effects of jet lag, we thought it’d be a perfect opportunity to jot down a few of the things we learned from...

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...

Monument Valley on the Arizona-Utah border. Image: Supplied

Essential American Road Trips

The United States is a destination which requires a lot of time and effort to explore. You can’t possibly see it in one trip. You couldn’t even see it in a hundred. It’s multi-faceted; it’s a cultural extravaganza, a...

New Caledonia's beautiful beaches. Supplied.

A Beginner’s Guide to New Caledonia

Just a hop, skip and a short flight from Australia, New Caledonia is a Pacific island paradise filled with blinding white beaches, emerald palm trees, and turquoise waters that shelter a rainbow of dazzling marine life...

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.