The supermarket, the petrol station, the cafe - it's all tap and go. No cash required. But can you get away with having no cash overseas?
Sydney-based writer and photographer, Michael Gebicki has been writing travel articles since 1982 and is Traveller's resident Tripologist.
The world is reopening, and travellers are the winners, but some countries are still making it hard to visit.
On May 1, the captain of an Airbus A330 fell asleep at the wheel.
We have a 27-hour layover in Bangkok in August, can we leave the airport and stay at a hotel nearby?
If your business class seat doesn't have a closing door, you're camping out.
Edinburgh is a glorious city with a medieval Old Town and an elegant Georgian New Town set side-by-side.
My husband and I are travelling to New Zealand, we have phone plans with no international roaming.
Cagliari has plenty to offer but there are more relaxing places to stay, especially along the west coast.
There is no definitive proof that any aircraft has fallen from the sky due to illicit smartphone usage. However that's no reason to break the rules.
With keen travellers itching to pack their bags, airlines are coming up with inventive ways to get passengers to new destinations.
If you're not getting satisfaction you might turn to the Airline Customer Advocate. But don't expect much help.
Plenty of travellers who took domestic flights over the Easter break have found themselves walking away from the baggage carousel empty handed.
Lake Como feels like a must, but what else should we try to see?
Passengers faced long queues, missing bags and other problems during the Easter holidays and it wasn't just here in Australia. What's going on?
Compared with other western European countries, Portugal has been slow to allow Australians to enter for leisure travel.