When your friends don't follow your travel advice, you're denied a moment of glory. You're not receiving the props you deserve.
Traveller's globetrotting backpacker, Ben Groundwater, finds the good, the bad and the ugly in the world’s best destinations. Ben is a columnist, blogger, feature writer, and co-star of the web series Beauty and the Backpacker, who has visited more than 80 countries during his 12 years in the industry. Ben was named travel writer of the year by the Australian Society of Travel Writers in 2014 and 2015.
It's one of the world's greatest tourist destinations - but be prepared for some surprises. Ben Groundwater and guests reveal the most surprising things travellers will discover in Europe.
This year is a great time to visit Canada. But here are some things you need to know first.
No country is perfect, and travellers usually only experience a country's best side.
Looking to travel this year but not sure where to go? We've put together a list of the best destinations to visit in 2017.
It's usually so hard to choose. Canada, or the United States? Things have changed slightly...
A trip to Europe is one of the world's great travel experiences – but it's not perfect. Far from it.
Sometimes you should take stock of how lucky you are and celebrate with a glass of bubbly.
One of the best ways to experience a new location is to eat your way through it.
Even expert travellers fall for scams some times. Ben Groundwater and guests reveal the ones they fell for and how you can avoid them.
There's a certain group of travellers who are very easy to take advantage of. They're absolute suckers; total chumps.
The version of the US presented by Donald Trump bears no resemblance to the America that most people know and love.
We used to shake our heads at the Americans with all their flags and their sincerity, but now the same thing is happening here.
There's only one way to truly understand the Australian Outback, and that's to go there.
I don't stay in resorts, I don't stay in hostels, and I don't stay in lodges. My travel habits have changed.