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Why one Kiwi couple quit their corporate careers to become digital nomads in the Amazon
Why one Kiwi couple quit their corporate careers to become digital nomads in the Amazon

Why one Kiwi couple quit their corporate careers to become digital nomads in the Amazon

Kiwi couple Ben McMahon and Emma Harfield had spent a year travelling through South America when they figured out how much they'd need to earn to maintain their nomadic lifestyles for good...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:12:25
Travel agents: How to find a good one and how they can help
Travel agents: How to find a good one and how they can help

Travel agents: How to find a good one and how they can help

When you can book every aspect of a trip online, in minutes, why would you use a travel agent? And how do you find a good one?...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:37:19
Meghan Markle toured 'magical and otherworldly' New Zealand in a campervan
Meghan Markle toured 'magical and otherworldly' New Zealand in a campervan

Meghan Markle toured 'magical and otherworldly' New Zealand in a campervan

Just three years before becoming a Duchess, Meghan Markle travelled around New Zealand in a campervan....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:46:15
Exclusive rooms that hotels don't want you to know about
Exclusive rooms that hotels don't want you to know about

Exclusive rooms that hotels don't want you to know about

The Retreat at the Blue Lagoon-a low-slung, 62-suite escape that lurks half-hidden in the rugged landscape just outside Reykjavik-has only been open for three months, and it's already one ...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:36:26
Virgin Australia brings back direct flights from New Zealand to Newcastle in NSW
Virgin Australia brings back direct flights from New Zealand to Newcastle in NSW

Virgin Australia brings back direct flights from New Zealand to Newcastle in NSW

Virgin Australia will start flying directly between Auckland and Newcastle in New South Wales from November, the first international route out of the regional airport in 16 years....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:29:35
Southern Stays: Walk from Taylors Mistake to Godley Head a chance to see history
Southern Stays: Walk from Taylors Mistake to Godley Head a chance to see history

Southern Stays: Walk from Taylors Mistake to Godley Head a chance to see history

There was a time when New Zealand was gearing up for invasion. Threats from WWII foes kicked off the frenzied construction of coastal batteries around the country....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:37:24
Fears cycle trail could ride roughshod over sacred sites
Fears cycle trail could ride roughshod over sacred sites

Fears cycle trail could ride roughshod over sacred sites

Grand plans for a cycle trail between Picton and Kaikōura have come under fire after iwi and locals discovered it could ride roughshod over sacred sites....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:51:35
Marriott to eliminate plastic straws from all hotels
Marriott to eliminate plastic straws from all hotels

Marriott to eliminate plastic straws from all hotels

Marriott International has made a commitment to remove plastic straws from all of its more than 6,500 hotels by July 2019....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:37:19
'It's the ears that see': new Zealandia trail lets blind trampers experience the bush
'It's the ears that see': new Zealandia trail lets blind trampers experience the bush

'It's the ears that see': new Zealandia trail lets blind trampers experience the bush

When Terese McLeod regained full sight after a decade of living with what felt like "layers of bubble wrap" over her eyes, she decided the time had come to get back to nature....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:02:44
Free deodorants for Vienna's subway riders as temperatures soar
Free deodorants for Vienna's subway riders as temperatures soar

Free deodorants for Vienna's subway riders as temperatures soar

Europeans are proud of their ability to cope with summer heat without icy air-conditioners. But sometimes, even for an Austrian, it's just too much....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:33:50
Dark Tourist: David Farrier's compelling and crazy journey into the world's other 'hot spots'
Dark Tourist: David Farrier's compelling and crazy journey into the world's other 'hot spots'

Dark Tourist: David Farrier's compelling and crazy journey into the world's other 'hot spots'

REVIEW: Having survived the foibles of Paul Henry and the mirky world of extreme competitive tickling, Kiwi documentarian David Farrier takes on his greatest challenge yet with the eight-p...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:15:26
Skytrax World Airline Awards: Singapore Airlines named world's best airline for 2018
Skytrax World Airline Awards: Singapore Airlines named world's best airline for 2018

Skytrax World Airline Awards: Singapore Airlines named world's best airline for 2018

Singapore Airlines has been named the world's best airline for the fourth time in the annual World Airline Awards....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:44:14
Travel's eight most expensive hobbies
Travel's eight most expensive hobbies

Travel's eight most expensive hobbies

It's not as if travel isn't already expensive enough. This pursuit is a pricey one. It's the sort of passion that quickly drains your finances, that eats up the bulk of your savings....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:01:13
Winning over big spending Chinese millennials
Winning over big spending Chinese millennials

Winning over big spending Chinese millennials

New Zealand stands to gain from a big increase in travel spending by Chinese millennials.  ...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:00:11
After decades of sexual harassment, flight attendants are fighting back
After decades of sexual harassment, flight attendants are fighting back

After decades of sexual harassment, flight attendants are fighting back

It has been 17 years since Liza Sanchez got her first real taste of the pervasive sexual harassment that for decades has been accepted on airplanes....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:10:11
'It's an absolute joke': plan to ban all surfers from North Bondi
'It's an absolute joke': plan to ban all surfers from North Bondi

'It's an absolute joke': plan to ban all surfers from North Bondi

All surfers would be banned from the northern end of Bondi Beach under a council proposal to boost safety....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:05:23
Five dark tourism sites to visit - if you dare
Five dark tourism sites to visit - if you dare

Five dark tourism sites to visit - if you dare

Hanging out with Pablo Escobar's most trusted hitman and Charles Manson obsessives might not be everyone's idea of a good time on holiday, but dark tourism is a growing global phenomenon. ...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:20:30
Tiny toilets: Airlines shrink bathrooms in order to fit in more seats
Tiny toilets: Airlines shrink bathrooms in order to fit in more seats

Tiny toilets: Airlines shrink bathrooms in order to fit in more seats

If the restroom on your next flight seems a bit snug, don't assume you've some put on some extra kgs. US airlines increasingly are putting smaller lavatories on their planes - and the eco...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:13:20
Russia: What it's really like to travel there
Russia: What it's really like to travel there

Russia: What it's really like to travel there

OPINION: You could make a case for the idea that Vladimir Putin is our enemy. In fact, you could say the entire Russian government is a fairly sinister foe....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 05:00:00
Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava flies through roof of vessel, injuring 23
Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava flies through roof of vessel, injuring 23

Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava flies through roof of vessel, injuring 23

Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to bar...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 03:06:31
 
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