Repeat Traveller

In defence of the hotel day spa

Holidays are meant to be relaxing, and the easiest way to force yourself into a state of blissful relaxation is a massage. Whenever we travel, one of the first places we seek out (aside from a bar) is...

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: ibis Mackay Airport

I’ll admit it had been several years since I last stayed in an ibis Hotel, and I wasn't sure what to expect. Back before their rebrand in 2011, my sole experience with the chain was their rather dated Sydney...

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...

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...

Six Places Worth Getting Lost In

I love an urban escape as much as the next man, but sometimes it’s nice to leave the big city behind and reconnect with the natural world. While places like Springbrook National Park and the rolling hills of...

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...