Your son should apply in advance for a transit visa that allows him to enter Qatar free of charge for up to 96 hours.
Sydney-based writer and photographer, Michael Gebicki has been writing travel articles since 1982 and is Traveller's resident Tripologist.
Some airlines are more rigorous in enforcing their carry-on limits, and it should come as no surprise that the low-cost carriers are the most likely to play hardball.
Flights between Copenhagen and Reykjavik are great value and this might be a good starting point.
Almost without exception, the European rail trips that rate highly for scenic splendour are relatively short.
Travellers to the US and UK might have to put electronic devices into checked luggage. But will insurance cover it?
A flight should take about 4½ hours including travel time to and from the respective airports.
The cost of economy-class air travel out of Australia has never been lower.
Julie Bishop, Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs, on what happens when you break the law in another country.
For a Europe experience with a difference, avoid the hotspots.
Their longevity is legendary. But is the Okinawan secret to do with diet or happiness?
It's one of those annoying tasks at the airport X-ray machine - now we answer why you must take your laptop from its bag.
Being the sole occupant of a row of three seats helps enhance the comfort level.
"Never pack valuables in your checked-in luggage". It's one of the mantras of travel, but there are times when not everything valuable fits into your carry-ons.
The Dalmatian Islands are well endowed with great beaches and are packed with history.
Camping is very popular among Chileans and Argentinians visiting Patagonia.