It's the biggest, the best and the most expensive of everything. Or is it?
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.
Residents aren't exactly happy these days about living in one of the world's most popular destinations.
Some travellers get nervous when they fly, some get apprehensive… And some get angry. Really angry.
There are those who travel for the simple love of extremely good food.
Ben Groundwater puts his life on the line in the Swiss Alps, just like an Aussie Bond did 50 years ago.
I often get asked about the worst airlines I've flown with and there have been a few shockers.
Each country has their own particular dining experiences that show off not just local food and flavours, but also the culture.
Ben Groundwater and special guests Adam Liaw and Nina Karnikowski take a look at weird and wonderful Japan.
I couldn't believe what I was seeing, but I had no one to share the experience with.
Most Westerners have experienced unexpected stardom during their travels through this continent.
These are the cities that are new every time you visit.
You meet the partner of your dreams while you're overseas ... but can it ever work out in the long run?
It's tempting to ignore ethics when you travel. In fact, it's very easy to do so.
Restaurants in Australian serving foreign food can sometimes give you the entirely wrong idea about a place.
The US president is lead by dollar signs and business deals instead of genuine experience with human beings.