There's plenty to do in Cairns above and below the water.
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.
Any day now, something strange is going to happen to our perception of the US.
Now is not the time for a holiday, people say. Just see Australia, where it's safe. Stop being selfish and just wait.
Remember when we thought that the Airbus A380 – the world's biggest passenger jet – was the future of air travel?
Speaking to Traveller's podcast, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tells Australians to treat her country like an Australian state - but be prepared for COVID-19.
This is a case of "fake it till you make it". And here's how to do it.
Even interstate travel in Australia at the moment is problematic, so how risky is travelling to New Zealand?
It might not have any international tourists, but Australia's adventure capital still has plenty of international flavour.
This might just be the greatest travel experience you could possibly have: picking up your entire life and just moving it to another country.
'This is the First Officer speaking. We've spotted a glow of light on the horizon.' Not something you would normally want to hear on a flight. But this is no ordinary flight.
It's here! It's happening! New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced quarantine-free travel for Australians hoping to enter the Land of the Long White Cloud.
I miss international travel. I miss everything about it. But then I like to think back to this one trip. And then I don't miss travel at all.
Not all roads lead to Rome. The Romans roamed far and wide, leaving impressive structures beyond the borders of Italy.
It's my first email address, the one I made specifically because I was about to go away overseas for a year or two and I wanted to keep in contact with everyone back home.
You're probably not going on an overseas holiday this year. Here's the next best thing.