Map shows safest place to travel

A map shows the only safe place in the world to travel for American's is America.

The US State department has published a map advising its citizens of the safest places to travel.

Gone With the Wind

Southern Decadence festival in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

Alison Stewart explores the Deep South of America and gets caught up in the romance and history.

Top celeb travel pics gallery

Kylie Jenner enjoying a taste of Down Under.

Celebrities always seem to be on holiday. Check out some of their top travel pictures of the week.

Sky high lightning show video

Lee Carseldine shared the incredible light show with his Twitter followers.

A passenger captured the moment the sky came alive, all from the seat of a plane.

Air NZ to monitor minors

Air New Zealand's Airbands will be scanned at four stages of a child's journey.

Air New Zealand is claiming a world first with the introduction of child monitoring bracelets.

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Kiwi expats a proud bunch

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Kiwis living overseas are prouder and more positive about New Zealand than those living here.

'Hot plumber' takes on the USA

The travelling tradie won't be returning to the building site anytime soon.

Christmas in Europe

Melbourne hits all the right notes


Kiwi Regional Airlines' next stop

Kiwi Regional Airlines plans on having a second SAAB 340A by October 2016.

New Kiwi Regional Airlines' route to Tauranga or Napier imminent.

Map shows safest place to travel

The US State department has published a map advising its citizens of the safest places to travel.

Top celeb travel pics gallery

Hilton hotels hit by malware

travel troubles

The worst passenger of all time?

Jasbir Singh Bharaj caused $6000 worth of damage to the plane during his air rage incident.

14 min ago  British flier jailed after threatening to punch a stewardess, biting a police officer and rubbing wine on his genitals.

Lightning storm captured from plane video

A passenger captured the moment the sky came alive, all from the seat of a plane.

Hilton hotels hit by malware

Traveller treated like 'fat criminal' video


Cruise boat launches from Nelson shores

Barry Bird with his 20.5 metre ( 67 foot) charter vessel, Galileo at Port Nelson.

A 'floating motel' is set to sail on Nelson shores this summer.

Northern soul video

The Bay of Islands and its surrounds leaves its mark in more ways than one.

Guests can fly by helicopter to Westhaven Retreat from Nelson in half an hour.

Haven in the west

Westhaven Lodge has all the ingredients to relax and recharge your batteries.

pacific islands

A beautiful, rugged island paradise

A cyclone ravaged dwelling at Lenakel on Tanna Island, Vanuatu.

With a live volcano, wild horses and a machete for every man, Tanna Island is a paradise with grit.

Vanuatu welcomes tourists back after cyclone

200 days after Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu is welcoming tourists.

A trip to Fiji can be an adventure-filled getaway for the family.

Family fun in Fiji

Snorkel with sharks. Swim with manta rays. Experience a real island village in action.


Hilarious Tripadvisor reviews

The Sydney Opera House: Just a big concrete building really, according to one Tripadvisor user.

Check out this list of some of the world’s most popular landmarks, as rated by Tripadvisor users.

The long way round to Waiuku

Steven Prescott left the quiet surrounds of Waiuku to go to London on his two-year OE. Twelve years on and he is due back.

Keen to travel for free for the rest of your life? You only need a few hundred million dollars.

How to fly free forever

Chinese man Liu Yiqian, can now likely fly free, in first class, anywhere in the world, for the rest of his life.

south america

Best markets in Buenos Aires

Outdoor markets in Buenos Aires sell everything from organic vegetables to handicrafts.

Argentina’s capital has a well-kept secret, its strictly governed artisan markets.

Six ways to see Iguazu Falls

You can experience the mighty Iguazu Falls from viewing platforms, by speedboat and from above.

'Fire rainbow cloud' caught on camera

Brazil, more than bikini babes

middle east

See the home of Star Wars

R2-D2 and C-3PO.

It all began on the plains of Tunisia - which really isn't so far, far away.

20 reasons to visit Dubai with kids

Dubai is full of great activities for children. Here's a quick guide to 20 of the best.

The museum that hates America

The Sultan and me


Twenty reasons to visit Kakadu

The spectacular sunset in Ubirr.

The green season is a great time to visit the Kakadu National Park and explore the floodplains.

Murder, mutiny and mayhem

Australian islands' white beaches and clear waters were once the scene of a bloody uprising.

Explore the thousands of items in Melbourne's vintage stores.

A vintage outing in Melbourne

Take a nostalgic journey to unveil some of Melbourne's retro secrets.


3 minute guide to Istanbul

Topkapi Palace, the imperial residence of Ottoman sultans for over 400 years.

A quick city guide on what to see, eat and do in Istanbul.

Stunning photos of Paris in 1923 gallery

Before the roads were overrun with cars, dainty horse and carriages peppered the streets of Paris.

Stockholm haunted by ghost train

Penguins try to pull off zoo escape video

uk and ireland

Super cute zoo arrival video

There are just 2,000 pygmy hippos left in the wild.

A zoo in the UK has been blessed with the birth of an endangered pygmy hippo.

Embrace the GOT fantasy

For diehard "GOT" fans, the real life setting for Winterfell offers a fully immersive experience.

May the 'host be with you'

Skip the Heathrow hassle


Gone With the Wind in the Deep South

Southern Decadence festival in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

Alison Stewart explores the Deep South of America and gets caught up in the romance and history.

Police await travellers

Travelling to the United States over the holiday period? You might want to go prepared for a long wait.

Big skies and big dreams in North Dakota gallery

A celebrity at every stop

canada & alaska

Fine dining on the rails

The Rocky Mountaineer winds its way through the spectacular Canadian Rockies.

"It's like a symphony," says executive chef Jean Pierre Guerin from inside the Rocky Mountaineer's Goldleaf Service kitchen.

The town no-one wants to leave

There's a reason why so many Kiwis and Aussies head to Whistler for a ski season - and simply never leave.

Rumbling through the Rockies gallery video

More of Canada for less


World's most infamous border video

Guards watch the North and South Korean border.

The famous, mysterious border between the two Koreas is a strange mix of fun parks and desolation

Stuck in Bali? Time to party

Hundreds of tourists have been stranded in Bali, not that you'd know judging by their Instagram pictures.

Women practice yoga during a performance on a glass bridge at the Shiniuzhai National Geo-park in Pingjiang county, Hunan province, China.

Stomach churning workout video

Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts took to China’s new glass-bottom bridge to promote healthy living.


Cruise crowds lap up Wellington

25112015. News.KEVIN STENT/FAIRFAX NZ. Explorer of the Seas,one of the biggest cruise ships to visit Wellington this season has arrived in the Wellington Wednesday morning, where it will spoend the day before moving on to Sydney.

As 3000 passengers hit town, the ship's main concern is whether they'll return on time.

Cruise ships worth $65m to Wellington

Cruise ship passengers arrive in New Zealand with Auckland on their mind but leave talking about Wellington, says a cruise boss.

A peek inside colossal cruise ship video

Cruise boat launches from Nelson shores


Mt Hutt named best ski resort

A skier enjoys fantastic snow conditions at award-winning Mt Hutt.

Mt Hutt named New Zealand's best ski resort at world awards.

Men in high heels

An green, low-risk activity in the adventure capital of New Zealand

10km skifield gondola

NZSki to seal Remarkables road


Joyce dampens runway hopes

Wellingtonians excited but Government yet to be convinced the runway extension will fly.

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