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Is SkyPoint The Best View on the Gold Coast?

The Q1 Tower is an icon on the Gold Coast, an Olympic-torch inspired sentinel of glass and steel rising 322.5 metres above the streets of Surfers Paradise. When it officially opened back in 2005, it briefly...

Review: Discovery Byron Bay

A little while back we were invited to the official relaunch of Discovery Parks Byron Bay, a prominent holiday park located on the main road into town. As the former journalist for a caravan magazine I’ve...

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...

Review: Glamping on Sydney Harbour’s Cockatoo Island

Does Cockatoo Island offer Sydney’s best urban camping? We think so. Despite being in the midst of one of Sydney’s coldest cold snaps earlier this year, we thought it would be fun to camp in the middle of...

Setting sail on the ms Oosterdam

Cruising is a curious beast. Hailed almost as often as it is derided, it’s long been seen as the holiday of choice for retirees spending their kids’ inheritance, or those who prefer to experience the world...

Hotel Review: Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa

Phuket is one of the most popular destinations for Aussie travellers, and it being our first trip to Thailand, we couldn’t say no to a few days there. First impressions on arrival though...

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.