Repeat Traveller

Repeat Perth: Returning to Find a City Reborn

Born and raised in Perth until I was 12 years old, the Western Australian city continues to hold a special place in my heart. Though I’ve returned pretty much every year since then, my visit at the beginning...

How to Travel Like a Local

Moving abroad is an exciting (though daunting) opportunity to experience a new city, country or culture. But, how do you know if you’re actually going to like your new home? According to new research by...

Hotel Review: Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

When Maureen and Tony Wheeler created the first Lonely Planet guide – Asia on the Cheap – in the 1970’s, they probably didn’t realise the travel revolution they would start. Years later...

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...

Four Insta-worthy things to see in Jakarta

When I told my friends and family I was heading off on a trip to Jakarta, the most common reaction was: ‘Why not go to Bali instead?’ I would be lying if I said the same thought hadn’t crossed my mind at least...

The Amazing Scooters of Hanoi

Last year we decided to do things a little different for our New Year celebration. Rather than spend it with friends back home in Australia like we usually do, we thought we’d experience a taste of how...

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.