Repeat Traveller

People Watching in Venice Beach

The United States is one of those destinations you cannot possibly see in one trip. I’ve been four times so far, yet every time I find myself returning to the Los Angeles area. The convenience from Australia...

Hotel Review: QT Gold Coast

I’m a big fan of hotel groups who think outside the box – the ones who throw caution to the wind by ripping up the rule book of what a hotel is and instead focus on what a hotel can be. QT Hotels and...

Muriwai Beach: An unexpected gem

When most people go looking for rugged beauty in New Zealand, the South Island is the default destination… but the North Island has it’s fair share of rocky coastline and wide open plains too. Best of all...

Hotel Review: Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

It’s feeding time, and my heart is pounding. The skipper of our boat has spotted a dark shadow gliding beneath the surface. Moving closer to the edge, peering in to see if I can spot the shadow, I pull my dive...

Hotel Review: Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa

Phuket is one of the most popular destinations for Aussie travellers, and it being our first trip to Thailand, we couldn’t say no to a few days there. First impressions on arrival though...

Pulau Ubin: Exploring Singapore’s Bicycle Island

Though one could easily assume that Singapore is all concrete and glass, the small island nation home to 5.3 million people is actually home to a wealth of green spaces and national parks where you can seek...

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.