Ben Groundwater

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 host of Traveller's podcast Flight of Fancy, 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.

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The nine biggest things in travel right now

You might think travel exists outside of fashion and trends, that all of the world's destinations are always open to us to visit so there's no "cool" and "not cool" – but you'd be wrong.

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