There are also some unusual requirements when it comes to flight attendant uniforms.
Sydney-based writer and photographer, Michael Gebicki has been writing travel articles since 1982 and is Traveller's resident Tripologist.
Bungee jumping, zorbing, black water rafting ... what are they thinking?
You don't have to travel far these days to strike a crowd, but there are some destinations the tourists hordes haven't discovered yet.
In the US alone, 2 million soap bars are tossed every day.
Low-cost carriers come with an inherent misery factor that might make you wish you'd shelled out for a ticket with a full-service airlne.
In some of the world's most popular cities, every breath you take is bad for your health.
Australians may not be the big international travellers we like to think of ourselves as.
From magical limestone houses to beaches, superb seafood, culture and history.
The Finns especially hold the tradition in high esteem.
There's a right and a left way of doing just about everything.
Showing up at the check-in desk and finding out you've been downgraded is one of the worst things that can happen when you've booked a business class seat, but it happens.
Put some prep work into your inflight experience and you'll cop some meaningful rest and arrive in better shape.
The impact of a rogue wave can far exceed the maximum force that a vessel is built to withstand.
Cities, towns and even countries change their names – and the reasons why can be fascinating.
Any suggestions for a two-week driving holiday in France - with two keen rock climbers on board?