It is tacky as hell, but wandering along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, looking at the names on the stars in weirdly compelling.
David Whitley is a freelance travel writer based in the UK. He has a taste for unusual experiences and oddities with a great story behind them.
The mail has been delivered by boat around here for more than 100 years.
Second-tier US destinations with a world-class attraction.
Rarotonga makes a strong play for being the perfect Pacific paradise.
River trips get you up close and personal ... just don't dangle your arm over the boat's side in the Top End.
America's new wave of tipping complications is a nightmare.
Sydney may have Vivid, Melbourne may have the Melbourne Festival, but for truly Australian experiences, you have to leave the big cities.
Take a dietarily ruinous global tour of McDonald's restaurants, and there are some big shocks amongst the Big Macs.
Given billions of dollars to set up your own independent state, how would you go about it?
It's hard to imagine business class could be done any better.
The English language can be wonderfully adaptable and expressive, but there are some concepts we just don't have a word for.
Museums that tell extraordinary tales, high tech exhibitions and hugely memorable ruins can be found by heading to the continent's less-heralded cities.
With Article 50 now triggered, there's no turning back on Brexit. But what will it mean for Australian travellers to the UK?
There's a fine line between being merely unprepared and being incredibly stupid.
No American city has a history as strong and as long as Boston.