This was when I knew: travel would be my life. This was all I wanted to do. This was all I would ever do.
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.
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For Australian tourism providers, it must be the most frustrating thing in the world.
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It's hard to know, in some ways, exactly what Australia is aiming for.
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It produces one of Australia's best chardonnays, but don't expect to show up here and get the tour - or even be able to buy a bottle.