Repeat Traveller

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...

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...

Hotel Review: Elements of Byron

Expectations can be both a blessing and a curse when travelling. They can either create a hopeful benchmark for an experience – and a reason for an internal happy dance when exceeded – or they can set an...

Bali’s Hottest New Bars and Restaurants

Bali is so hot right now. Shaking off the ‘party island’ image of old, Bali has quietly reinvented itself as the new gourmet mecca of South Indonesia. If you’re looking to take a trip to this ‘land of the...

How to Plan an Overseas Bucks Party

Bucks parties are a time honoured tradition. Though most people tend to keep their stag night pretty local, the rise of destination weddings has seen an increase in destination bucks parties too. While...

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...

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.