For every gorgeous shot of a world wonder or worldly treasure is an image that reveals a massive tourist crowd, sweating in line or posing for photos.
There really is no advantage to organising a holiday by yourself.
Take a look at this week's best travel photos sent in by readers for our Big Picture competition above.
Never pay cash if caught out by this unknown rule to the tourist.
This southern coastline is delightful – bleached cliffs with fishing villages tucked away in tiny coves.
You can buy gear when you get to Kathmandu but there are things you should get at home before you leave.
The Cathay Pacific service between Hong Kong and Tel Aviv will mesh more closely with the airline's flights from Australia.
Exiting the toll booths on an Italian autostrada is like the start of a Formula One race, be prepared.
Test your travel knowledge with our weekly travel quiz.
The funny thing is, it's not the ones you would expect.
In praise of our border authorities, Air NZ and credit card travel insurance.
Keep your money safe with these tips while travelling and you'll never left high and dry.