We'll re-emerge into the normal world in six or 12 months with new and better ideas about the way the world should be work. Won't we?
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.
When you find yourself pining for an $8 coffee in the airport departure lounge, you know something has gone seriously wrong.
It's not a time to enjoy, it's a time to survive.
Shake off the 2020 blues with a fresh plan to visit a new destination in 2021.
We can't have nice things because we can't be trusted with them. We can't be given the freedom to act responsibly and in society's best interests because we won't actually do it.
Those of us who love to travel are trapped with the itchiest of feet. We're stuck with nowhere to go and no solid end in sight.
Friends, we need to take a moment to talk about toilet paper. Not the hoarding. The avoiding.
Australia isn't a country in lockdown – it's a country going through the motions.
Is this thing going to get better, or worse? That's the question travellers will all be asking themselves right now.
Should I stay or should I go? It's the conundrum facing travellers.
From the highest mountains to the lowest valleys and the deepest gorges - the US has it all.
Coronavirus? What coronavirus? If you didn't check the news you'd forget there was even a problem here.
'You Muslim?' the immigration official asks. No, I say, it's just a beard.
There are some things you can't avoid when it comes to travel.
This isn't a debate about seat reclining. It's a debate about entitlement.