Nina Karnikowski Trying to shut your suitcase should not end in tears, writes Nina Karnikowski.
The Tripologist You Australian licence might not pass muster if you are stopped by the local police.
Professional photographers can spend days, weeks, months - sometimes even years - waiting for everything to align for that one perfect shot.
Jane E Fraser Hotels and hire companies will ask for a bond from your credit card - but why do they take so long to give the money back?
Travel Insider There are so many websites for travel information and bookings, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are some of the sites to use in 2013.
Knowing when to buy is critical if you don't want your duty-free alcohol confiscated when boarding, writes Michael Gebicki.
Tripologist I was wondering how I can best do a road trip up the California coast?
Tripologist If you return your hire car in another country from the one you hired it in, your operator is going to crunch you with a one-way fee.
From culinary genius to classic restaurants to street snacks, Douglas Rogers savours the city's finest dishes.
Tripologist My husband and I are planning to hire a car for two weeks in France in May.
Don't let allergies curb your wanderlust, writes Ben Stubbs.
Jane E. Fraser answers the taxing question: how much do I owe customs?
Keeping fit on holiday isn't for everyone - even the experts.
Tripologist It seems impossible to find a van rental company that will allow pick-up in Rome and drop-off in Paris.
Tripologist My parents are interested in taking a Mediterranean cruise in September. I am trying to find upmarket, smaller ships.
Tripologist We're taking an 11-day Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Cruise. Could you advise which shore excursions are not to be missed, as price is a major factor?
Tripologist We are planning an Alaskan Inside Passage cruise. Could you suggest reputable operators and any must-see destinations?
Tripologist We are a family travelling to the US to spend Christmas with relatives in Colorado. We are wondering where to go for the other two-plus weeks.
Tripologist What is the best deal in Europe for hiring a car in one city and leaving it in another?
Tripologist We have been told by friends the place to go for both beach and shopping is Phuket. If so, would it be a bit pricier than the other destinations?