Ben Groundwater
Ben Groundwater

Ben Groundwater was named Travel Writer of the Year in 2014 and 2015 by the Australian Society of Travel Writers. He's a seasoned journalist and traveller, and he's penned a special series called "The One Thing". 

From Spain to Sri Lanka, if you've ever wondered about the one thing you should or shouldn't do, then check out Ben's top tips for your best trip. 


the one thing you should & shouldn't do...

new zealand
... In New Zealand

You'd be surprised what gets Kiwis offside. 

... In Singapore

It's impossible to eat badly in Singapore. But there's somewhere you can't miss. 

... In Canada

O Canada! Find out when and where the locals come out to play. 

sri lanka
... In Sri Lanka

One of the hottest destinations of recent times - and here's why

... In France

There's one tiny thing you can do that will open doors.  

... In USA

Narrow down the list of things to do in this vast country.

... In China

You'll have a fabulous time if you follow this sage piece of advice.


... In Spain

There are long queues for this famous landmark. Ben says: don't do it!

.... In Cambodia 

 Ben tells us why you should take a chance in this chaotic city.

More from Ben Groundwater

The Backpacker

 Ben writes for Traveller, as the Backpacker, and finds the good, the bad and the ugly in the world’s best destinations.


Flight of Fancy Podcast

If you're in the mood to be entertained, and informed, then listen to Ben's podcast, Flight of Fancy. Wanderlust guaranteed.


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