There are some great deals but typically also a great many strings.
Sydney-based writer and photographer, Michael Gebicki has been writing travel articles since 1982 and is Traveller's resident Tripologist.
There's a good reason why the world's first guide book doesn't recommend places to stay - there weren't any.
Airport lounges are the gilded uplands of air travel.
Can you imagine a world without seat-back screens or wheels on suitcases?
Christians make up less than a third of the Muslim-majority Ivory Coast population, yet it is home to a Christian church to rival St Peter's Basilica.
When the staff member directs you to go back outside to the humungous TSA check-line, don't do it - there's a better option...
Qantas wants to fly non-stop from Australia's east coast to New York and London, but which other routes could take off in an era of ultra-long-haul flying?
You may want to hurry to see them.
What happens to a film between the studio release and the time it appears on the inflight entertainment screen?
Hint: long cold winters seem to play a role.
Free travel insurance? How does that happen? It's one of a package of perks that comes with certain credit cards.
The cash is raked up by city workers and delivered to Caritas.
Seat pitch is the one thing I'm prepared to pay extra for when I'm flying economy.
It's tough for Australians travelling home from Europe or heading to the US.
To make a holiday memorable for all the wrong reasons requires something serious.