Repeat Traveller

Top five things to do in Penang

Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in things to see and do. I was in town for a few days but feel I barely scratched the surface of what the island had...

Wellington: NZ’s capital of cool

A new video series focussing on the Windy City has been released by Tourism New Zealand, and it’s given me a serious urge to hop on a plane. Sure there may be some creative/selective editing afoot, but I’ll...

World Elephant Day: What Is It and Why Should You Care

Today is World Elephant Day. Held on 12th August, it is an annual event designed to create awareness of the urgent plight of African and Asian elephants, and to share knowledge and positive solutions for the...

Essential Books to Read Before Travelling

Planning a first-time trip to New Zealand? Then you should probably read ‘The Whale Rider’ or watch ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’ then. At least that’s what New Zealand’s foreign ambassador to the United...

Five Amazing Day Trips From Hanoi

Vietnam’s ancient capital of Hanoi needs little introduction. This intriguing metropolis home to almost eight million people has captivated generations of travellers with its bustling streetscapes and...

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...

Sun Studio on Union Ave. Credit: Memphis Tourism / Justin Fox Burks

Top Six Movies Filmed in Memphis

There are certain elements required for a successful movie. Aside from audiences willing to see it, you need a good script, solid actors, a skilled director and an army of other behind the scenes talent. But there’s...

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.