What did fondue ever do to anyone? It pains me to see the disdain with which this dish seems to be viewed.
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.
Where are all the facilities? Have I missed the food court? Have I somehow skipped the airy main atrium?
When it comes to winter destinations, chilly Melbourne is proving to be more popular than many warmer holiday spots.
We have no more time to waste. Next trip, if you want to do something incredible, something life-changing, the best of the best, I would recommend one of these.
Fellow foodies, prepare for one of the world's all-time great dishes. Khao soi has it all.
Hotel restaurants were the last place that travellers would choose to eat, particularly in Australia. But all that has changed with many now boasting exciting eateries with well-known chefs at the top of their games.
Some of most memorable and deeply cultural experiences in travel just happen to take place without clothes on.
Koshari makes no sense until you eat it.
This is how cruising should look. Small ships, low impact, maximum enjoyment.
A scooter is sweet freedom. The chance to choose your own adventure.
The amazing news about travel now, is that it's still very much the same as it ever was. Yes, there are a few more precautions to take and a few more rules to learn, but the bare bones of the experience remain unchanged.
You don't have to spend long in Dubrovnik before you start hearing of an amazing bar in a secret location.
Watch a few Hollywood movies and you would think the bar at your hotel would be the ultimate place to hang out and meet interesting, beautiful people.
Every traveller makes mistakes. And in fact, every traveller makes the same mistakes.
This open-air theatre was built almost 2500 years ago in a city you've probably never heard of.