Southeast Asia : Traveller Tips
Flight Test Pay the $15 to preselect your seat. We learned the hard way.
The Tripologist So, you’re all packed and ready to go. The Tripologist, Michael Gebicki, shares his secrets to avoid the traps and ensure your next adventure does not become a nightmare.
Flight Test The famed 'Singapore Girl' cabin crew style is professional and courteous, but not inclined towards chit-chat.
Craig Platt The comfort is as good as you'll get in economy class, despite the garish colour scheme.
Tripologist Penang's George Town is one of the most atmospheric and likeable cities in all of south-east Asia.
Tripologist After Phuket, wee want somewhere warm and relaxing with great food.
People sometimes think their medical conditions rule out holiday travel - but this isn't necessarily so.
Thailand's monsoon season signals the arrival of affordable luxury-hotel packages, writes Leisa Tyler.
Tripologist When I tried to book an exit row seat aboard with Air Asia, I was shocked to discover that I am over the age limit.
Chris Pritchard Aussie tourists make plenty of cultural gaffes, and some travel agents think Bali is to blame.
Tripologist How can I get the best economy seat that's not an emergency exit?
Tripologist It's not too hard to avoid excessive mobile roaming charges with a little extra preparation.
Don't let allergies curb your wanderlust, writes Ben Stubbs.
From Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Groundwater picks the new year's best affordable breaks.
Rejoice, oh disorganised work slaves! Bargains still abound for those who don't book their summer holidays a year ahead, discovers Belinda Jackson.
Michael Gebicki For my 40th birthday, my husband is sending me to Japan skiing with my best friend, no kids.
Jane Reddy Stay in cave hotels, Ottoman mansions and boutique hotels in eastern Turkey.
Tripologist We are a family of four with older teenagers who would like to go to Vietnam during the Christmas school holidays.
Michael Gebecki shares his tips on the best ways with money overseas.
Ever dream about running off to live in an island paradise? Megan Flamer explains how she did just that.