With a daughter at the end of her own gap year and a shared credit card nearing meltdown, Michael "Tripologist" Gebicki passes on to graduates a few lessons from foreign roads.
Darren Gray It is in the Melway - but you would never try to drive there. It is home to thousands of part-time residents who travel from around the world to spend summer there - but few Melburnians have ever...
Santa Claus is coming.
As shown in this collection of photos from around the world, Santa has been busy in the build up to Christmas. Despite his tight schedule, he promises to arrive on time Christmas day.
Anna Anderson A luxury tour helps Anna Anderson rekindle an Italian love affair that began as a backpacker.
The Backpacker The 'best night of the year' often turns out to be the worst. But, done right, it can be the best night of your life.
Locals and tourist flock to Rio de Janeiro's famous beaches as summer arrives early and temperatures soar.
Travel Insider Forget the grown-ups, fancy holiday resorts are now offering all manner of pampering treatments to take the "stress" out of children's lives.
The Backpacker Instead of smiting sinners, he does little more than sit at home drinking and smoking. What a guy.
One woman on the ultimate blokes' island? Brigid Delaney braves a Queensland island that's been taken over by beer.
Travellers' Check You can send emails aboard almost any US domestic airliner for as little as $US1.95 for 15 minutes.
If you're keen for a wintery holiday, there are bargains to be had, writes Belinda Jackson.
Michelle Potts bunks in with her mother to enjoy sweeping city views, stylish surrounds — and a shopping splurge.
Michael Gebicki What is the best data SIM card for my iPad while I'm travelling overseas?
Travel Insider A little bit of research goes a long way to ensure there are no regrets when using the increasingly popular group buying websites to nab your next holiday.
The Backpacker Tuesday night boozing? Instant noodles? Dorm rooms? Maybe I'm too old for this backpacker caper ...
Nikki Marshall walks a little taller in the knowledge that she's staying at a boutique hotel that's the talk of the town.
A Great Lakes retreat comes to the rescue as holiday disaster looms for Tim Elliott.
Melanie Ball steps back in time in a landmark hotel that began life as a coffee palace.
Nina Karnikowski Nina Karnikowski escapes the frenzied pace of her everyday life with a meditation, yoga and detox retreat in the hills of Bali.
The Backpacker Returning from a long trip overseas? Here's a tip: expect it to suck.