Nomads may not have any halls to deck, but don't leave your travelling kin out in the cold this Christmas. Gift vouchers may get a frosty reception, and sables slipped under the tree are impossible to pack.
Turkish delightful: efficient and friendly, with some nice extra touches.
Come the festive season, airports around the world are indulging in some Christmas cheer.
Canberra: our newly anointed capital of cool is the hot destination this summer
Teaching English to school children in India or building a community restaurant in Peru have become part of a fashionable rite of passage for thousands of young people each year, but critics argue the commercialisation of volunteering is doing more harm than good to the communities they seek to help.
When it comes to beaches, Australians are spoilt for choice, yet we like to travel in search of perfection, to enjoy culture and the beauty other places have to offer.
I have a layover in Bangkok. Is it worth leaving the airport, or should I get a hotel room?
FAMOUS FLYER: LUCY DURACK
It may be summer but it's snowing on Mount Wellington when a group of cyclists begin their hair-raising descent.
Take a look at some of this week's best entries in our Big Picture reader travel photo competition.