It's not easy, but this will change travel for you forever. It's worth it.
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.
Done right, this traditional Catalan feast is messy and rowdy, boozy and loud.
Places that keep offering more to visitors the more they get to know them.
The world is filled with stunning beaches and islands. Here are the best and underrated destinations for a sun and sand holiday.
If they're into smashed avo in San Sebastian, then you know it must be good.
From the moment you set foot here, you'll know this isn't the old 'horror show' Fiumicino airport.
If you recognise a few of these signs, or a lot of these signs, or maybe even all of them, there's no need be embarrassed. Embrace your travel nerdiness.
The internet changed everything. Cheap airfares changed everything. And then, the smartphone changed everything once again.
Freezing temperatures and unimaginable landscapes: why everyone should consider travelling to Antarctica and the Arctic.
The A380 always seemed too good to be true.
Here's a sobering statistic: 90 per cent of all the world's languages will disappear within the next 100 years.
Every great food culture around the world, in fact, excels at this style of simple, no-frills eating. And it's about time they were recognised.
It does its job, with few major headaches. More importantly, it is less than an hour away from beachy paradise.
If you prefer to explore the world alone, then these cities are perfect for a solo adventure.
It's funny: when you write a column about Japanese tentacle porn, you expect a few comments. Mostly, you expect feedback on the cephalopod fetish, rather than your offhand use of slang to describe the 7Eleven that sells it.