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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.
It's hard to know, in some ways, exactly what Australia is aiming for.
It's the oldest living culture in the entire world dating back more than 60,000 years and it's right here in Australia. Here's how you can learn and experience Aboriginal culture.
It produces one of Australia's best chardonnays, but don't expect to show up here and get the tour - or even be able to buy a bottle.
While Brits are outraged over having to self-isolate, Australians have raised barely a word of complaint about the strongest travel restrictions we've ever faced.
If you want the travel world to change, then you have to change.
If you want to make travel better; if you want to make the world better – now is the time.
The jealousy is real. It's hard to look at photos of your Europe-based friends right now and see them out enjoying life.
Australia has a long history of staking and claiming the ''Greatness'' of its landmarks. So how good are these ''Great'' sights really?
No one cries about aeroplanes, right? Wrong.
There might not be a better country in the world for a road trip than Australia. So where should you go?
You may love a destination with all of your wandering heart. But it might not love you back.
I'm not easily bowled over by a destination these days. I know what to expect in most places. But this city is different.
It's going to happen. The world will open once again. But where will we be able to go first?
Reverse culture shock is real. There are a few quirks of Australian life that it takes a while to get used to as a returning expat.