Say what you will about hotels, at least you don't have to spend an hour cleaning your room before you're allowed to check out.
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.
Life moves in different ways in the Top End – and after spending a bit of time there you come to realise that that is a very good thing indeed.
So many of us have another country in which we feel safe, comfortable and among like-minded friends.
Travelling for leisure is a privilege, but New Zealand is looking at taking that privilege away from some people.
On this episode of Flight of Fancy we'll cover Australia's traditional cold-weather destinations, as well as a few that will warm you up.
There's plenty to do in Cairns above and below the water.
Any day now, something strange is going to happen to our perception of the US.
Now is not the time for a holiday, people say. Just see Australia, where it's safe. Stop being selfish and just wait.
Remember when we thought that the Airbus A380 – the world's biggest passenger jet – was the future of air travel?
Speaking to Traveller's podcast, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tells Australians to treat her country like an Australian state - but be prepared for COVID-19.
This is a case of "fake it till you make it". And here's how to do it.
Even interstate travel in Australia at the moment is problematic, so how risky is travelling to New Zealand?
It might not have any international tourists, but Australia's adventure capital still has plenty of international flavour.
This might just be the greatest travel experience you could possibly have: picking up your entire life and just moving it to another country.
'This is the First Officer speaking. We've spotted a glow of light on the horizon.' Not something you would normally want to hear on a flight. But this is no ordinary flight.