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.

Praia do Camilo, Algarve, Portugal.

Not Croatia: The European country you need to get to… Now

If you've been to Spain and loved it; if you've toured Italy and had an amazing time; if you've hung out in the south of France and had a ball – you need to get to Portugal. Get there before everyone else does. Because it's going to be big.

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