Awful meals are often flung down in front of you by flight attendants with a 'like it or shut up' attitude.
The founding editor of Harper’s Bazaar Australia, Lee lived in New York and Paris for many years before returning to Sydney in 2002, but travels frequently to satisfy an inherent restlessness and unquenchable curiosity about the world.
Some trips are enjoyable and fun but don't resonate beyond those moments; others deeply affect people for the rest of their lives.
The Chinese love to sleep in Ikea, apparently, and the home furnishing chain encourages the try-before-you-buy option.
Minor errors with paperwork can land you in immigration limbo.
Some people prepare weeks ahead, others cram their packing into the last hour. Is it a gender thing?
When you can get from point A to point B more quickly than ever before, there is something to be said for cruising the slow lane.
Why is it that a small bag of freebie toiletries given to you on a plane can fill you with such anticipation, writes Lee Tulloch.
Skiing is a slippery slope if you don't like the cold or have a fear of heights.
I remember when camping used to be fun. No helicopter parents, no Wi-Fi, no coffee machines.
A really good guide will tailor a tour to suit individual tastes.
Australia is forced to cram all Christmas traditions in the chaos surrounding summer holidays: yet somehow it works.
The death of books has been greatly exaggerated and happily for bibliophiles like me, there are many beautiful libraries around the world that have been immaculately preserved.
An ice-cream and a simple gesture by two airline attendants in Japan will stay in this travel writer's memory.
As you'd expect, the Germans have a word for it, and it's not 'wanderlust'.
This missive is directed to those people upon whom I depend to make my exit and entry to my own country a smooth one.