Travel

The travel secret hidden in plain sight

If you live in a big city you've never even noticed this tourist's gem sliding past you every single day.

Inflight time: Plug in or switch off?

The last bastion of forced boredom will soon be no more, as inflight wifi becomes the norm.

Exploring Banks Peninsula

Beautiful winding farm roads curve around ancient bays and volcanic craters and you're almost guaranteed a great view anywhere you look.

Man who plans travel for billionaires

The world's mega rich pay this businessman $36,000 a year, just to organise their ultimate travel.

Toothpick stops mid-air seizure

A passenger was foaming at the mouth when a doctor stepped in with a toothpick and spoon.

Military fort becomes campground

A military fort by a steep, wind-swept cliff is New Zealand's newest campground.

Low fares to stay

A flood of new airline services and carriers will keep fares at low levels over the next year.

Travel pics: Snap and win!

Do you have a holiday snap that you'd like to share with the world? Send it to us and be in to win a Fujifilm camera!

Flying high in Rotorua

This tourist attraction, named the best in NZ, allows you to sing and swing with the native birds.

Perfectly-cut lemons wash ashore

Mysterious case of vitamin sea: A lovely day out for an Auckland mum turned out to be a bit of a lemon.

Plane laser strikes explained

How bad is pointing a laser at a plane cockpit really? As it turns out: Bad. Very bad.

World's first 4-seater fuel-cell plane

Aircraft engineers have successfully tested the world's first four-seater plane that uses emission-free hybrid fuel cells.

Laser strikers risk lives

Laser strikes can completely blind pilots - there is little they can do other than look away and hope.

Street lamps off to see Northern Lights

The city of Reykjavik turned off its street lamps so that people could get a better view of the Northern Lights.

Employees win flights for losing weight

The Dubai government is rewarding skinny staff with airline tickets and cash prizes.

4 'boring' cities worth the visit

They might not have all the flashy bells and whistles of the world's top tourist destinations, but these 'boring' cities actually make for excellent travel destinations.

Are these toilet door signs sexist?

Because all women think about shopping while men are more interested in football, right?

On the trail: Go west

The stunning West Coast Wilderness Trail, stretching from Greymouth to Ross, is recommended as a four-day ride.

3-minute guide to Pattaya

Pattaya's somewhat dubious reputation is uncalled for.

Cristiano Ronaldo's private jet crashes

Ronaldo, who bought the airplane for $27 million, was not on board at the time.

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