Art from the heart

Kiwi artist Simon Denny is in the spotlight at the world's most prestigious art event.

The world's safest cities for travellers

There are some cities in which you'll feel immediately comfortable and secure as a first-time visitor.

In hot water in Hanmer

Escape the city for a restorative break in Hanmer.

Expat tales: Some like it Scot

Emma Miller and her husband find Glasgow an ideal base for exploring Europe.

5 things to do in Whangarei

Where to go and what to do in the colder months.

Flashback: Crash like a closing door

Flight 441 slammed explosively into a rock face in 1963 and for 15 years was our worst air disaster.

The new rides coming to Disney World

Avatar, Frozen and Star Wars rides are coming to the Orlando theme park. We're going to start saving now...

Top travel pics of the week

Here is our round up of the top travel photos from around the world.

The world's scariest hotel room?

A transparent room on the side of a cliff is the ultimate stay for thrill-seekers.

What to wear on the slopes

Just say no to jeans and make sure to avoid the gaper gap.

Where massages and martinis rule

There's nothing like a little luxury in Mauritius to heal body and soul.

Volcanic ash grounds Bali flights

Jetstar has cancelled flights in and out of Bali after a volcanic eruption.

Going for glory in the Outback

Dirt, dust, bulls and broncos - welcome to rodeo season in remote Australia.

Three reasons to visit Cromwell

There is a side effect to visiting Cromwell – a wild desire to throw in city life and be reinvented as a Central Otago-ite

Readers' travel pics of the week

This week's travel photo entries take us from the Canadian Rockies to a sunset in Spain.

White House lifts photo ban

Selfies are now allowed at the White House after it ditched a 40-year ban on photos during tours.

JetBlue ends free checked bags

Southwest Airlines is now the only major US carrier not charging for checked luggage.

The best country for modern culture

Forget churches and galleries - for living, breathing culture, this country is where it's at.

Naked Bus passengers left in cold

Naked Bus company passengers were beset by delays after a vehicle broke down at Waitomo.

Indonesia calls off search for victims

Indonesian authorities will call off a two-day search for victims after a military transport plane crashed in Sumatra.

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