If you follow any travel influencers on social media – that is, travel specialists with large followings – then you have probably already seen this. It's a huge cube covered entirely in mirrors, an edifice perched in the middle of the desert, an architectural wonder that both draws in and reflects.
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.
Gumbo starts the way any good Creole dish should: with the "holy trinity" of celery, capsicum and onions.
An ATM trying to rip me off? That's a new one.
It's time to branch out and look at destinations in Europe that have just as much to offer as the popular spots, only with a fraction of the crowds, and often at a fraction of the cost.
France's croque monsieur is not just a ham-and-cheese sanger, but a creation that has a claim to being the world's greatest sandwich.
I've always enjoyed experiencing another country for a day or two on a stopover. But the chance to get where you need to be in one flight is going to be very, very tempting.
Yes the chicken steals top billing, but this dish is all about the rice.
Travel is back: the good bits, but also the bad. And COVID-19 has done nothing to ease the situation.
Travel really is back – the good bits, but also the bad.
Against other business-class cabins this is still a clear leader, providing charming, professional service with all the mod-cons and luxuries you could hope for.
In New Zealand there's far more to do in winter than just strap a few planks to your feet and slide down a mountain.
You may not have heard of this dish, but you need it in your life. Your arteries probably don't, but you do.
The world is once again open to travellers, but the country I most want to visit remains stubbornly closed.
The development of okonomiyaki as an affordable, staple dish in both Osaka and Hiroshima is directly linked to disasters in those regions.
There is more to the Continent than the big-name destinations.