"Real question: does anyone I know clean their underwear in a kettle when travelling?"
Sydney-based writer and photographer, Michael Gebicki has been writing travel articles since 1982 and is Traveller's resident Tripologist.
The black box is actually orange and for a good reason.
Booking flights? Easy peasy, no? But it doesn't always work out so smoothly – mistakes happen all the time.
There's a right way and a wrong way to take an escalator.
What do you do if you miss your flight? That depends on the circumstances.
Point your pinkie, smother your scones in jam and cream, and dig in.
The Bermuda Triangle's scary reputation is not enough to divert passing vessels: it remains one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.
Need help at sea? Then mayday is your best bet.
There are also some unusual requirements when it comes to flight attendant uniforms.
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.