Great food and wine are a given, overnight stays definitely encouraged.
Sydney-based writer and photographer, Michael Gebicki has been writing travel articles since 1982 and is Traveller's resident Tripologist.
Strap yourselves in, it's going to be an exciting ride back to the world of travel. Here's all you need to know.
Welcome aboard, and don't remove that mask.
Like thousands of other Australians I'm getting excited about venturing beyond my local council area and Italy will be my first stop.
Whatever you think about vaccine passports, if you want to travel overseas you're going to need one.
Health will now be at the forefront of our travel plans.
International travel is on the horizon, but there are changes to travel insurance that require attention.
France now requires a COVID pass as a condition of entry to cafes, restaurants, galleries and museums, before boarding an aircraft or an intercity train.
Japan's Do-Dodonpa ride blasts passengers from zero to 180 km/h in 1.56 seconds. It might be pushing the human skeleton beyond its limits.
My mate just got permission to leave Australia. Submitted the online application for a travel exemption and the next morning – permission granted.
Every year, with much fanfare, airlines and airport trumpet their accolades in the 'world's best' awards. But do these awards actually mean anything?
Want to get inside the business class lounge even when you're flying economy? You need status credits.
With the Delta variant on the rampage, many other countries have ramped up their entry requirements for leisure travellers.
How does a country dodge COVID-19? The list of countries that have been untouched by COVID-19 so far is small.
As much of eastern Australia feels the sting of yet another lockdown, what has the experience been in some other countries?