Smell is such a subconscious sense, a pleasure you sometimes don't even realise you're taking. And yet it's a powerful driver of memory, perhaps the most powerful of all.
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.
Would you pay $60,000 for a rockmelon? Of course you wouldn't. Maybe $1 million for a bottle of whisky? Not a chance.
The Games of the 32nd Olympiad are here. One of the world's greatest sporting events in one of the world's greatest cities.
When? This question perches at the forefront of your consciousness and slowly drives you mad.
Tokyo. What is this place? Honestly, it's anything you want it to be.
'Dan Murphy opening hours.' If you've spent any time on social media during the pandemic, you know about this meme.
Some of the events set to take place around the world in 2022 are already selling out.
Scratch the surface in any part of Australia, including popular tourist destinations, and you're bound to hear horror stories.
Can you still travel the way you used to after having children? These two hardcore parents say: yes, you can.
Want to help the world once lockdown ends and we can all travel again? Great: get drunk.
While Australians are locked inside border walls, Europe is gearing up to welcome an influx of visitors with one thing in common - they will all be vaccinated.
Good things come in small packages - some of the world's best dishes prove that when it comes to tasty food, bigger doesn't mean better.
Will there be a travel bubble with Singapore this year? Or with any other country? Here's a look at the most likely travel bubble candidates for 2021.
There's a saying that sports people love and that you often hear applied to other aspects of life, too: go hard, or go home.
Items like this, collected from around the world, have taken on new meaning for me in the last year.