Revisit our winter escapes live chat with resident travel expert, the Tripologist.
Thank you for your questions, our Tripologist tried to answer as many as he could. Read the answers below.
A Sydney-based travel writer and photographer, Michael has been writing travel articles since 1982. The freedom and the sense of the unexpected that travel brings are still powerful motivators, "and writing about it gives me a license to poke around in odd corners of the world," he says.
Read Michael's past columns here.