Travel Insider Could the surge in volunteer tourism be doing more harm than good?
A Bordeaux bolthole for $120 a night? A riverside retreat in Lisbon for the same? Here's our guide to some of Europe's best-value hotels and guesthouses this season.
Has the end of the holiday period got you down already? It's all a matter of attitude, writes Bronwyn McNulty.
Tripologist I've read that TripAdvisor reviews should be treated with caution, since hotels will sometimes employ public relations agencies to submit inflated reviews.
Flight Test The TV screens don't work, but at least the service is warm and friendly.
Tripologist I have a conference in July on Hamilton Island and would like to fly the family up for a holiday nearby.
Travel Insider In a fast-changing world, here's five things you'll need to keep up with in 2012.
Flying with a toddler? Fasten your seatbelt, advises Dugald Jellie. There's a white-knuckle ride ahead.
If you're planning on getting away this summer, no matter how you get there, you need a list of travel must-haves, which should help with the most common discomforts.
Leah McLennan In the age of e-readers, tablet computers and smartphones, what's the best option when you want to read during a flight?
From Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Groundwater picks the new year's best affordable breaks.
Put your hand up if you're guilty of overpacking?
Ute Junker Looking to splash some cash? Ute Junker takes a global view of what you can expect if you're willing to fork out for a luxury stay.
Tripologist I have to make a transit stop in Dubai and after reading the recent article (No kissing, no sex, no photos), I was wondering if these same rules apply in the airport?
Rejoice, oh disorganised work slaves! Bargains still abound for those who don't book their summer holidays a year ahead, discovers Belinda Jackson.
Travel Insider Airport queues, heavy traffic and overweight luggage can test the holiday spirit. Here's how to keep your Christmas shirt on.
Travel Insider It ain't all cheap seats and free hotels - a new report shows workers in travel face long hours and weekends in the office.
What do you do when the "luxury" hotel you booked online turns out to be anything but? Winsor Dobbin writes from experience.
Tripologist We are a family of four (two adults and two teenage children) visiting Japan in April.
Josh Noel How would you cope if you were stuck on a plane for hours? Would you lose your mind and temper? Or could I keep your cool?