When they're not frittering away their housing deposits on smashed brunch items, or making unreasonable demands of their employers, most Millennials are travelling.
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.
It should be so simple. It should be a case of handing over your passport and getting a stamp.
There are some unique experiences around the world other places can't touch.
We all think about travelling when we're broken-hearted. But is this actually a good idea after a break-up?
Surely there's more to travelling life than mere good looks?
It's peak Tokyo. It's intimidating. It's bold and brash. But it also has a warm heart.
You have a choice when you leave for that big overseas trip.
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On their hips hang katanas, the cold steel of the samurai sword. On their faces are etched looks of concentration.
There does seem to be an air of cultural superiority at best – and blatant racism, at worst – when it comes to attitudes to Chinese travellers.
If you're looking for a truly memorable trip away, to a destination that will change your world view and stick in your mind for the rest of your days, then these are the places to go.
You would think that Christ the Redeemer, the famous statue that towers over Rio de Janeiro, is big. You would also think the Statue of Liberty is big. But you haven't seen anything yet.
There is a moment, easily identifiable, when this all starts to feel very real.
Want to see and taste the best of Japan without leaving Tokyo? Then head here.
Here's the first thing you need to know about attending a sporting event overseas: it doesn't matter if you don't like sport.