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How to spot a scam Facebook competition

This man shared a Facebook post offering a free cruise to the South Pacific, you won’t believe what happened next. Actually you will, because you’ve probably seen it happen time and again. Not a day goes by without...

Best cities for solo travellers

Picking the ‘best’ of anything is a very subjective task – one person’s favourite city or destination can be another’s worst nightmare. So when it comes to creating a list of ‘the best of the best’, it goes...

Cycling in the Hunter Valley

Bikes and wine in the Hunter

It’s fair to say that drinking wine and cycling are two of my favourite things, but even I didn’t know combining the two could be as much fun as it was. On our recent trip down in the Hunter Valley – Simon was there to...

Beneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Photo: Chris Ashton

Top five things to do in Sydney

I love Sydney, it’s a beautiful city in one of the world’s most stunning locations... but that’s partly the reason I don’t want to live there. I don't want to become immune to it. I want to feel like a tourist each time...

One thing everyone should do in Cairns

Tropical North Queensland has been the number one destination in Australia for the last few decades, and in all honesty it really does live up to the hype. From the rainforest around Cairns to the underwater utopia of...

Image: The Darling Spa

Which Massage Style is Right For You?

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 somewhere to get a...

Image: Paradise Resort Gold Coast

What makes a resort “family friendly”?

A friend of ours recently returned from a holiday in Fiji and wasn’t impressed by the ‘family friendly’ resort that his young family stayed at during the trip. Despite the extraordinarily high price tag, poorly...

Inside the P&O Pacific Aria

When sitting down to review P&O’s new cruise ship, Pacific Aria, it’s hard to know where to start. Do you focus on the size first and then work your way through the features later, or mention the number of...

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.