Repeat Traveller

Handy Phrases When Travelling With Allergies

Whether it’s an intolerance to gluten, dairy, soy, shellfish or peanuts, travellers who have specific dietary requirements are seriously up against it when they travel. How do you tell the chef or waiter that...

Repeat Vietnam: The Trip I Had to Have

Sometimes a second visit makes all the difference. Living up to our blog name I recently made a repeat visit to Vietnam, and it was pretty much the best thing I could have done. The first time Simon and I...

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: Thompson Belgraves London

If your mission is to travel the world like a globetrotting spy, you need to do it properly. That means style, sophistication and a heck of a lot of champagne. Sleek, sexy and stylish, Thompson Belgraves...

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...

Airline Review: Virgin Australia 777-300ER Business Class BNE to LAX

Flying was once one of the most opulent ways to travel – it was an experience, not just a flight. Somewhere along the line though, the glitz and glamour of aviation was replaced with subtle shades of...