Luggage Review: Antler Juno Cabin Suitcase

Good quality luggage is something every traveller needs but is so often overlooked. When I was planning my first big trip overseas (a 6-week tour of Europe circa 2008) the last thing on my mind was my luggage. I stupidly bought a really big, really cheap suitcase which, of course, broke and resulted in me dragging […]

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Japan, Reviews

Where to stay in Tokyo: Hotel Century Southern Tower

The general advice I got, before going to Tokyo, was that hotel rooms are expensive and tiny. I was terrified. We stayed in Tokyo for nearly two weeks, spending the first week split between two budget hotels, which really were tiny. The last week, we saved up our pennies and splashed out on staying in […]

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Australia, Reviews, Victoria

Where to stay in Melbourne: Adara Richmond

Over the weekend I took a trip to Melbourne, staying at the Adara Richmond.  The hotel is in a great spot, you can see the Melbourne CBD from the corner of Bridge and Lennox streets and easily jump on a tram or train to get there. The famous sporting grounds of the MCG and AAMI Park […]

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