Asia
Muggles Assemble, A Magical Harry Potter World Is Opening In Tokyo

While it’s been nearly two decades since the first Harry Potter flick hit the big screen, our love for the teen wizard and his magical…

Markets & Food Events
Take A Tasty Trip To Singapore At This Drool-Worthy Virtual Food Festival

We can’t lie, all this talk about a second wave of COVID has us feeling a little down as the possibility of an overseas adventure…

Asia
Let The Holiday Planning Begin, Sri Lanka Is About To Re-Open Its Borders

I don’t know about you guys, but Sri Lanka was sitting at the top of the 2020 bucket list for just about everyone I know. But then…

Asia
Scope Out The First-Timer’s Guide To Sri Lanka

Home to stunning beaches, incredible animal experiences, mountains, rainforests, delicious food and must-see sights, there’s no…

Asia
Hit Up Your Travel Buddy, Japan Might Pay For Your Post-Pandemic Holiday

There’s about 1,000 reasons why we’re so obsessed with Japan. The food, the culture, the people, the snow, the food… you…

Travel
9 Ways To Travel And Make A Difference At The Same Time

Travel might be off the cards for a while, but it doesn't mean we can't start planning our next dream getaway, and while we're…

Travel
Start Planning Your Post-Iso Itinerary With These 8 Budget Destinations

We’re all dreaming of a holiday right now, and once international travel is opened back up, you’ll be needing a destination that…

Travel
Here’s How To Change Your Flights For Free If You Need To Postpone A Trip

COVID-19 is quite literally taking over the world and if you’re one of the hundreds of thousands who had planned to travel in the next…

Asia
Eat Your Greens At Potato Head’s New Plant-Based Restaurant In Bali

Vegan or not, you’ll want to book yourself a spot at Tanaman, Bali’s newest plant-based restaurant next time you’re in…

Asia
Eat Your Way Around Niseko With This Drool-Worthy Food Guide

Not so long ago it was pretty simple to navigate Niseko’s foodie scene, mostly because there was nothing but a few ramen shops,…

Asia
Feast Your Eyes On 5 Of The Most ‘Gram Worthy Spots In Vietnam

2020 might be a brand new decade filled with endless new opportunities, but some things stay the same. Holidaying for the…

Asia
Under The Radar | 5 Reasons You Need To Check Out Vietnam’s Da Nang

While we don’t like to play favourites, Vietnam is one of the most incredible countries to visit. And while it’s tempting to…

Asia
Drool Your Way Through This The Must-Eat Guide To Hanoi

Hanoi is an eating paradise where the range of delicious options is overshadowed only by their absolute affordability. On any given day, you…

Asia
Start Packing, Here’s Exactly How You Can Fly To Japan Return For Free

If January has your bank balance, liver and holiday memories running low, then we have just what you need—free flights! No…

Asia
Wake Up In A Jungle Bubble At This Stunning Elephant Sanctuary

We’re big fans of trying to tick off as many bucket list experiences as possible in our lifetime, and they don’t get much more…

Travel
Snap Instagram Gold At 10 Of The World’s Most Incredible Forests

Seeing as forest bathing is our new favourite wellness activity, we thought we better find a way to incorporate it into our travel plans for…

Travel
Strap Yourself In, The Nintendo Theme Park Is Getting A Life-Size Mario Kart Track

Ready yourself for peak nostalgia—and the age-old debate of who is better… Mario or Luigi?—because the world is about to…

Asia
Smash Your Way Through Bangkok’s Most Drool-Worthy Eats

Meet a Thai friend on a Bangkok street and instead of asking how you are, they’ll probably query: “Gin khao laew ruu…

Travel
Pack Your Bags, Here’s Where You Should Be Travelling To Every Month Of The Year

If you’ve ever found yourself in Bali during school holidays or hoiking your suitcase up 100-year-old staircases in Europe during a…

Travel
Here’s Exactly How To Spend A Blissful 48 Hours In Koh Samui

Is there anything better than lounging poolside on a lush tropical island, cocktail in hand while the stresses of daily life slowly melt…

Travel Tips
Book In Your Annual Leave, Here Are 8 Destinations You Need To Check Out In 2020

From the Summer Olympic Games to cultural extravaganzas and hot hotel openings, there are dozens of reasons to plan a holiday for 2020. The…

Asia
7 Beautiful Spots You Need To Check Out In Indonesia That Aren’t Bali

Don’t get us wrong, we love Bali as much as the next person, but there’s a whole lot more to Indonesia that you’re…

Travel
Wanderlusting | 7 Trips To Add To Your 2020 Travel Hit List

As we turn the page over to a fresh new year, it’s the perfect time to plan for the 12 months ahead. And with a brand-spanking-new…

Asia
Why You Need To Make Sri Lanka’s Hiriketiya Your Next Holiday Destination

While we hate to play favourites, we’re going to go ahead and say straight up that Hiriketiya is our favourite spot to hang out on the…

Travel
Where To Find 10 Of The Most Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Waterfalls In The World

There’s nothing better than a good waterfall with the thundering flow of water and dramatic rock faces in a truly jaw-dropping…

Asia
Cameras At The Ready, Here Are 10 Of The Most ‘Grammable Spots In Sri Lanka

There’s a lot to love about Sri Lanka, from it’s tropical beaches to the cool climate hill country with tea plantations and…

Asia
Bliss Out At 8 Of The Dreamiest Beaches In Sri Lanka

If you’re looking for a cheap and relaxing beach holiday but you can’t fathom yet another trip to Bali, look no further than Sri…

Asia
Everything You Need To Check Out In Baku, 2020’s Go-To Destination

There are few places left off the beaten path. Anywhere you want to jet set, it’s just a hop, skip and Insta search away. Enter…

Asia
10 Epic Things You Have To Do Next Time You’re In Hong Kong

As far as iconic, beautiful, and other-worldly travel destinations go, Hong Kong is right up there with the best of them. Any traveller…

Travel
Chomp Your Way Through The Best Food Festivals Around The World

We all know that eating like a local is key to a good holiday, but why limit yourself to a single restaurant at each meal when you can taste…

Asia
Everything You Need To Tick Off The Bucket List In Neon-Soaked Seoul

A sprawling metropolis boasting a unique mix of tradition and cutting-edge technology, you need to send Seoul straight to the top of your…

Asia
12 Things You Absolutely Have To Do In Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur (KL) has always moved at slightly breakneck speed. Chinese and Malay tin miners carved out the original settlement in the…

Career
Nail Your Next Working Holiday At 6 Of The Best Business Retreats Around The World

Whether you’re a big business boss, full-time freelancer or a small-time side-hustler, sometimes you need to get away from the…

Asia
Here’s Why You Should Hike The Annapurna Circuit, From Someone Who’s Actually Done It

Ever wanted to eat chocolate covered things two or three times a day and not feel guilty about it? Then hiking the Annapurna Circuit in…

Asia
Check Out 7 Of The Best Things To Do In Nepal That Aren’t Trekking

When you think of Nepal, you probably think of Everest or the Annapurna Circuit, maybe a couple of other trekking circuits are on the tip of…

Asia
The Ultimate First Timer’s Guide To Seminyak

The bustling, tourist-central regions of Bali get a pretty bad rap sometimes, but away from Denpasar’s madness, Kuta’s party…

Asia
7 Epic Spots To Check Out In Singapore After Dark

Singapore is one seriously indulgent place. The buzzing cosmopolitan city is a melting pot of culture, excellent food and even better bars.…

Asia
Step Into The Future At The World’s First Hologram Hotel

The future is now and a hotel in Japan is leading the way, replacing staff with holograms and robots. At the Henn-na Hotel, located in…

Asia
Everything You Need To Know About Thailand’s Epic Vegetarian Food Festival

Before you disregard this as just any other vegetarian festival, think again, because this nine-day event is like nothing you’ve ever…

Travel
Fill Up The Tank, These Are 10 Of The Best Road Trips In The World

Sometimes it’s nice to give up the gas guzzler for a big city holiday, but if you’re the kind who likes to explore beyond the…

Asia
Gear Up, Here’s The Ultimate First Timer’s Guide to Vietnam

We are very fortunate in Australia to experience a generous portion of Vietnamese culture. Just head to Cabramatta in Sydney’s west,…

Travel
Prepare To Drool, These Are The 10 Tastiest Food Markets Around The World

Experiencing the local cuisine is usually the number one priority for us when on holiday, and there’s no better place to do it than at…

Asia
Book Your Flights, Singapore’s Most Iconic Hotel Has Finally Reopened

Following a more than two-year long renovation, Singapore’s oldest hotel, Raffles, has officially reopened its doors.  The…

Art & Design
Save Up, Here Are 15 Of The Coolest Art Events You Need To Travel To

Let’s be real: most of us don’t have much cash to splash on regular holidays, let alone go on an art-buying rampage at some of…

Asia
Pack Your Bags, A Bubble Tea Theme Park Is Coming To Japan

There’s no denying it, bubble tea is having a serious moment. And if you needed further proof of our obsession with this tasty tipple…

Asia
Check Into This Epic Bali Hotel That Lets You Cuddle Puppies Poolside

What makes a dreamy tropical holiday 1000 times better? Puppies of course.  If winter has you feeling down, you’ll want to book…

Asia
Why You Need To Plan Your Next Holiday At This Island Turtle Sanctuary

Home to stunning beaches, mountains, rainforests, delicious food and must-see sights, it’s not surprising Sri Lanka has risen to the…

Travel Tips
How Freediving Will Take Your Meditation Practice To The Next Level

If you’ve heard of freediving but don’t really know what it entails, you might think it’s crazy, dangerous, reckless or…

Travel
Why You Need To Think About Overtourism Before You Book Your Next Holiday

Dirt cheap airfares and new flight paths popping up every other month means travel is more accessible than it's ever been before, which…

Travel
10 Ways To Tackle Hong Kong Solo

All the statistics show that solo travel is one of the most popular, and fastest growing, ways to see the world. And while many of us go it…

Travel
A First-Timer’s Guide To Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a foodie destination crammed with so many culinary options in a jam-packed space you're likely to suffer from extreme…

Asia
8 Ways To Tackle Singapore Solo

Singapore is one of the safest and cleanest places in the world, so it’s an absolute no brainer for a solo traveller. It’s also…

Travel
Here’s A Peep At The World’s Tallest Indoor Waterfall

Being at the airport doesn’t have to be boring; that is if you’re flying through Singapore’s Changi Airport. In case you…

Asia
4 Neighbourhoods To Check Out In Bali That Aren’t Seminyak

When you’re thinking about an overseas holiday away from the tourist hordes, Bali is probably the last place that springs to mind. And…

Travel
Here’s Where You Can Dine Inside An Art Installation

If you’re looking for a zen dining experience, you might want to check out the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong. This hotel is known for…

Travel
Your Guide To The Most Luxurious Experiences In Bali

It’s no secret that we are big fans of Bali. So, in an effort to have something more than Friday lunch in the calendar to look forward…

Travel
48 Hours In Singapore

With its manicured roadside gardens, hefty price tags and lack of suspicious street smells, Singapore is more like the South East Asian…

Asia
Your Bali Hiking Bucket List

While most Balinese getaways entail laying on a banana lounge next to a pool and not moving for a week, we reckon your next trip to Bali…

Asia
Heads Up, Bali Just Scored Two Killer New Restaurants

Bali can do no wrong. The people are lovely, the massages are cheap and the weather is amazing. And now there’s another reason…

Travel
Ditch The City, This Beachfront Hotel Is Transforming Into An Immersive Music Festival

Thailand’s big, immersive musical festival, Colours of Love, is back for its third year and apply for annual leave now. Set…

Asia
A Mobile Disco Is Coming To This Stunning Bali Beach Club

Cliff top oasis and Bali beach club Ulu Ciffhouse has been redefining beachside nightlife since it opened its doors in 2017. With direct…

Asia
Your Ultimate Crazy Rich Asians Guide To Singapore

Unless you’ve been living under some kind of well-ventilated rock you’ll know all about a little film called Crazy Rich…

Asia
Singapore’s Changi Airport Has Transformed Into A Harry Potter Wonderland So Book Your Flights

Christmas has come early for Harry Potter fans everywhere thanks to the legends at Changi Airport in Singapore. They've teamed up with…

Asia
Two Fingers Canggu | The Verdict

Between its urban interior and playful Mexican-fusion menu, Two Fingers feels more like New York or Melbourne than the tropical cafes or…

Travel
Load Up On Boozy Popsicles Poolside At Bali’s Latest Beach House

Introducing Manarai Beach House, a ridiculous new beachfront establishment that you need to check into, pretty much right now. Can confirm…

Travel
7 Airport Stopovers That Rival The Holiday Itself

Bet you thought those hours between flights were for handy-wipe showers and napping in a corner didn’t you? Well, they can be, if you…

Asia
A Brand New Restaurant Just Opened In Canggu And We’ve Already Booked Our Flights

Is it almost time for your quarterly stay-cay in Bali? After all, an island paradise (you don’t need roses or love drama to survive…

Asia
A New Coffee & Cocktail Bar Just Landed In Ubud And It’s Instagram Goals

An area synonymous with rice fields, luxe five star resorts and (let’s face it) Australian wanderlusters, Ubud is now home to a…

Asia
We Finally Know When Bali’s New Beach Club Tropicola Is Opening

If you needed another excuse to escape winter and head to Bali, Tropicola is it. The brand new beach club from the guys behind…

Travel
Here’s How to Spend 48 Hours in Nusa Lembongan

It’s time to chat about Bali—you’ve all been there once or twice in your lifetime. You’ve probably ticked Seminyak…

Asia
We Found A Luxe AF Bali Villa Perfect For Your Next Girls Vacay

For anyone who’s ever tried to organise a girls’ trip, we feel you. Syncing everyone’s cals and getting them to commit to…

Asia
Tropicola Is The New Bali Beach Club You Need To Know About

If you needed another excuse to escape winter and head to Bali, Tropicola is it. The brand new beach club, from the guys behind…

Asia
Tropicola Is The New Bali Beach Club You Need To Know About

If you needed another excuse to escape winter and head to Bali, Tropicola is it. The brand new beach club from the guys behind…

Asia
The Top 10 Places To Grab Ramen In Tokyo

Hopeless Ramen-tic’s listen up. The Japanese staple of ramen reigns supreme in Toyko. It has everything you could dream of: noodles,…

Asia
Sake No Hana | The Verdict

Gone are the days of a Bali vacay being synonymous with Bintang, fake Havaianas and bad decisions (although, let’s be real,…

Career
This Bali Retreat Will Get Your Side Hustle Off The Ground

In case you’ve been living under a rock, we’re living in the age of the side hustle. Everywhere you look, someone is launching a…

Asia
50 Things To Do In Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is the destination on everyone's travel lips at the moment, and with so many things to do in Sri Lanka we knew we had to…

Art & Design
Asia’s First Single-Use Plastic Free Hotel Is About To Open

A Bangkok hotel is leading environmental change and is set to become home to the first new hotel in Asia to be free of single-use plastics.…

Travel
All The Best Things To Do In Uluwatu

 Sitting a comfortable distance away from the hustle and bustle of Kuta and Seminyak, Uluwatu is your glimpse into the true beauty of…

Asia
All The Best Things To Do In Uluwatu

  Sitting a comfortable distance away from the hustle and bustle of Kuta and Seminyak, Uluwatu is your glimpse into the true beauty of…

New Zealand
World’s Best Dog Friendly Hotels

It’s a classic phrase found embroidered on just about everything across the Internet, but lets repeat the One True Edict just in…

Travel
There’s A New Spot For Beachside Drinks In Bali

If there’s one thing that’s sure to get our attention, it’s a new beach bar, and when we’re told said bar is…

Travel
There’s A New Spot For Beachside Drinks In Bali

If there’s one thing that’s sure to get our attention, it’s a new beach bar, and when we’re told said bar is…

Asia
Bali’s Luxe New Dayclub Is The Ultimate FOMO Spot

If you haven’t booked a trip to Bali this year, you’re about to #RIPSavings. The world’s first OMNIA Dayclub has opened…

Europe
Where You Should Travel In 2018 Based On Your Star Sign

It’s a new year, and that means a clean slate. This year could be anything, guys. We know you’re already strategically planning…

Local Escapes
How To Holiday Twice A Year On $80k

Holidays are often seen as a luxury. And we get it, we really do—those things are expensive. But, here at The Urban List we are super…

Asia
A Unicorn Cafe Exists And We Can’t Even

Let’s face it—we all need a little magic in our lives and nothings spells magic like a unicorn. These mythical creatures have…

Travel
RIP Wallet, We’ve Found 6 Epic Travel Deals And They End This Month

It’s that time of year. Love Actually is on TV, you’ve brought the fake tan back out, and you shake your head every time you see…

Asia
7 Ways To Travel The World When You Have Zero Savings

Fact: everything is sweeter when it’s cheaper. That tenth free coffee? Tastier. The half price gym membership just before…

Asia
PSA: China Just Opened The World’s Most Ridiculous Library

We’re getting Dewy Decimal headaches just looking at this thing. Welcome to the new ‘Eye of Binhai’ in Tianjin,…

Travel
48 Hours In Seminyak And Canggu

No matter how many times you've been to Bali, the cheap airfares, luxe accommodation and incredible bars and restaurants will draw…

Travel
5 Of The Best Holiday Spots In Malaysia

Aside from being Air Asia’s hub to the east, Malaysia is a melting pot of culture, colour and cuisines. It’s got the high rises…

Asia
Your Weekend Guide To Siem Reap

Whether you’re chasing cultural experiences, some relaxation and rejuvenation or just want to party for 48 hours straight, Siem Reap…

Travel
How To Spend 48 Hours In El Nido

Spend a few hours in El Nido, at the very northern tip of Palawan, and you’ll understand what they mean by paradise found. If El Nido…

Travel
48 Hours In Ubud

When you’re in need of a little R&R there’s no better place to go than Bali’s cultural capital, Ubud—you know,…

Asia
Your Healthy Bali Hit List

Do your Bali trips often start with the best of intentions (I’m going to do yoga every day! I am gonna drink sahhhh many healthy…