The enforced pause has provided time for an embattled cruise industry to rethink and regroup.
Brian Johnston seemed destined to become a travel writer and author: he is an Irishman born in Nigeria and raised in Switzerland, who has lived in Britain and China.
Immersive yourself in art, history and science at Canberra's best museums.
Even many Sydneysiders seem unaware that one of the world's best urban hikes weaves right through their own city.
While waiting for domestic travel to resume across our wide brown land, Brian Johnston looks to Dorothea Mackellar's "My Country" for inspiration.
If you can overcome your queasiness on a visit to the confronting Museum of Human Disease, you might actually end up feeling better about your life.
Google and GPS have made navigating the world a little easier but at what cost?
You won't suffer church fatigue at Seville's magnificent cathedral.
Think hosting a dinner party is challenging? Try creating thousands of meals a day, every day of the year, aboard a moving cruise ship...
Forget me not: here are 10 of the world's most impressive hotel bars.
A million cruise passengers are set to disembark here this season.
It just takes one whiff of certain smells to transport you across the globe.
You could spend a lifetime cruising in the Americas and never become jaded.
Think Europe is only about old things? These places showcase a forward-thinking, fast-moving contemporary continent.
What you can no longer order at a ship's bar – and why that's a good thing.
Visiting the hammam is a Moroccan social custom centuries old, possibly introduced by the Romans.