New York City: My favourite drug in the world

New York is a shot of adrenaline – when used sparingly and in small quantities, it lifts you to heights rarely achieved.

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Osaka: uncovering the treasures of Japan’s super-city

The secret to getting the most out of this pink-tinged cherry blossom city.

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How NOT to handle Oktoberfest

Ever dreamed of getting sloshed on steins at the biggest Volksfest in the world? Six million attendees, beer halls, carnival rides, endless bratwurst… When you finally make it to this big German bash, it wouldn’t be surprising if you get so excited (read: drunk) that you f%&k it all up. Here’s how…

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‘Surfari’ brings a whole new dimension to travel

You may not know this, but the Beach Boys never surfed. One of the Beach Boys dabbled, the drummer Dennis Wilson, but he was also a friend of Charles Manson’s for a while, so you could say that his surf pedigree is equal to his being­pals­with­the­worst­person­ever pedigree.

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Fabulous Philadelphia is full of surprises

Host city to this week’s Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia may not be the top of everyone’s United States travel bucket list, but it sure is worth a pit stop.

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4 awesome countries that you just have to include on your travel bucke...

If you’re busy compiling a great list of must-see places, then consider this little list of gems that deserve to be on every bucket list.

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Best beach accommodation in Sydney

Going away on a holiday can be a great idea. There are many places you can visit to spend your time. One of the best holiday spots is a beach and Sydney is home to many of them. If this is the first time you are going on a beach holiday, it can be a confusing thing as there are many places to choose from.

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Feast your eyes on this years’ most amazing travel photos

Check out the winners of the 2016 National Geographic Traveller photo contest, chosen from more than 10,000 entries.

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The many benefits of obtaining dual citizenship

You like to travel. So far, you have not run into any major issues while traveling abroad. Sure, there have been some hiccups along the way, but for the most part, you arrived and returned home safely without much hassle. But what if it could be easier?

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Barcelona: a big bit of everything

When planning a vacation, you usually need to choose: city or beach? Activities or culture? Fast­paced adventure or leisurely meander? Luckily in Barcelona that needn’t be the case because with a few right turns, you really can have the best of all worlds.

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Travel to the 20 happiest countries in the world

Get inspired to visit the happiest countries in the world. And where does Australia rank?

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How to fund a vacation while on vacation

Lack of money should never keep you from travelling around the world and experiencing new things. Budget travellers have become more sophisticated over the years on how to enjoy a vacation with a limited amount of funds.

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Wanna take a plane to Ibiza to show Avicii you’re cool?

Ibiza is notoriously party-central and that banger hit song of Mike Posner’s could become a reality for you if you get over to the world’s number one party island between July and August this year.

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Pamplona: It’s Hemingway’s party, and he’ll cry if he wants ...

Ernest Hemingway’s depiction of the unbelievable spectacle of the running of the bulls, the beauty of Pamplona itself, and the romance of the trip, made the city and its San Fermin festival a mainstay of bucket-lists.

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The ultimate guide to packing your backpack

When you’re out on the open road, your pack becomes your wardrobe, your tool shed and your mantelpiece. But an undisciplined backpack makes for a troublesome trek; heavy and awkward, with your passport last seen somewhere between smelly socks and an unfinished bottle of flat lemonade.

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