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...

Penang Revisited

Just over six months since my first trip to Penang, the travel gods have smiled on me and delivered a second chance to visit it’s shores. Simon and I had originally planned to go to Nusa Lembongan for a...

Life along the river in Bangkok

Bangkok is one of my favourite cities. During a visit in October last year I was lucky enough to go on a long tail boat cruise through Bangkok’s canals – and it was a real eye-opener. It’s...

Disneyland: Still the happiest place on Earth

I’m a Disney fan. I’ll admit it. Yet it was with a little apprehension that I travelled to Disneyland Park a couple of years ago. Sounds a bit stupid, nervous about visiting a theme park, but there...

Trail blazing in Cairns

It’s been a few years since I’ve been on the back of a bicycle, so I’m feeling a little rusty. It’s not hard, kind of like riding a bike really, but it’s tough getting back into the rhythm and starting to feel...

Where to experience the Crazy Rich Asians life for yourself

Whenever I hear a best-selling novel is getting the Hollywood treatment, I tend to adjust my expectations on the way into the theatre. But there’s one film I have high hopes for – Crazy Rich Asians, a romantic...