Will travel for music?

Enchanted Valley Carnival

3:12 PM  Music festivals are magical, combine them with an exciting travel experience and you have the best holiday package.

Holidays to change your life

Sailing the Maldives.

Six holiday options from around the world that could change your life.

How I flew a boeing 747

Pilots in a British Airways 747 simulator.

When it's my turn I find it terrifying. I'm sure I'll crash the plane immediately.

Ever been locked out naked?

How to survive locking yourself out of your hotel room... naked

If you've made it this far, you already know it's a dangerous world out there. Wouldn't it be great to have a little guidance?

Readers' pics of the week

Vietnam

This week's travel photo entries take us from Ho Chi Minh City to New Caledonia.

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Readers' pics of the week

Vietnam

This week's travel photo entries take us from Ho Chi Minh City to New Caledonia.

How to find the perfect travel companion

With a little bit of foresight though you might find at least one Thelma to your Louise.

'Unbelievable experience' of Italy. stuff nation

Light up for travel photos stuff nation gallery

news

Air NZ opens new look Sydney lounge video

Tap beer and cocktails are served at Air New Zealand's new Sydney lounge.

Air New Zealand's new Sydney Airport international lounge is a swanky set up.

Ever been locked out of a hotel when naked?

If you've made it this far, you already know it's a dangerous world out there. Wouldn't it be great to have a little guidance?

Higher airfares with new tax

All of the internet in one safety video video

travel troubles

Bali tourist dies taking selfie

A Singaporean tourist died when he was swept away by a wave while taking a selfie on holiday in Bali.

3:03 PM  Solo holiday snap turns deadly for man after he was hit mid-click by a wave.

Protests close Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower closed to the public as workers protest a rise in aggressive pickpockets.

Korean Air 'nut rage' boss freed

Grounded for 'inappropriate' quip

nz

Recharge by the river

The view of the stunning Southern Alps is the real attraction.

This retreat is set among the scenic valley of the Hurunui River. Pack for stargazing, roaming and a soak in the outdoor tub.

A road trip to Southland

Here are the top 20 spots for green-fingered visitors to Southland ahead of the Bluff Oyster Festival.

Akaroa Harbour views extend from the nearby Woodills Track.

One for the birds

At dusk, the silvery notes of the native birds steal all the attention from the sweeping views.

pacific islands

Uga hunting in Niue video

Uga

Hunting for the sought-after coconut crab, is the sort of thing you do on this unique island.

The Karl Lagerfeld of cheese

A festival in Noumea in June will star the Karl Lagerfeld of cheese.

The remote Pitcairn Island is home to 45 people who speak a language heard nowhere else in the world.

The island where you can disappear

No plane or helicopter has ever landed here, nor has any ship ever moored off its coast.

themes

Holidays that will change your life

Sailing the Maldives.

Six holiday options from around the world that could change your life.

Amazing travel pics taken by drones gallery

Forget the selfie stick, leave the DSLR at home - drones have thrown a wild new perspective on travel photography.

The view of the stunning Southern Alps is the real attraction.

Recharge by the river

This retreat is set among the scenic valley of the Hurunui River. Pack for stargazing, roaming and a soak in the outdoor tub.

south america

South America: It's not that hard

On everyone's bucket list: Macchu Picchu, Peru.

Backpacker heaven is really not that far away, and you don't need that long to see it.

My brief life as an Argentine cowboy

Want to become a gaucho? Then the first thing you need is a beret.

Secrets of the Sacred Valley of the Incas

A one-way ticket to paradise

middle east

Daredevil Jetman soars over Dubai video

Swiss daredevil Yves 'Jetman' Rossy soars over Dubai

Swiss daredevil Yves "Jetman" Rossy is back, this time soaring through the skies above Dubai.

Just deserts

High-end camping in Oman's stark interior is an experience to remember.

A lesson in life and death

Building made for the gods

australia

Rare double lights up Aussie's skies

The spectacular bioluminous outbreak in Tasmania is bringing light and colour to Hobart’s night skies.

Mother nature's rare double lights up skies and waters in Australia.

Cat cafes paw for dominance video

Will the claws come out now that there's more than one cat cafe in Sydney? Apparently not.

Heading for a hut at the end of a day's slogging through the chill is always a highlight of the winter hike.

Doing it tough in Tasmania

The cold is bitter, the snow is constant, and the experience in winter is exhilarating.

europe

Ghent's gourmet gems

Ghent from the water.

This charming medieval city is Belgium's unofficial foodie capital.

Europe's best summer music festivals

From Brighton to Barcelona and beyond, here are the best music festivals for this European summer.

Why do we visit places like this?

Footloose and freezing gallery

uk and ireland

Stay in a floating house on the River Thames

Airbnb's Floating House on the River Thames.

You could stay in a floating house on the River Thames for a night.

London to revive 'ghost stations' video

London's disused Down Street station is poised for a revival.

The odd case of Toast Mahal

Visit Game of Thrones sets

usa

Disneyland braces for crush of visitors

The fireworks show  Remember Dreams Come True above the Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Disneyland's "arsenal of tactics" will help curb frustration over crowds during their 60th anniversary.

A look inside the new One World Observatory

It's been 14 years since you could gaze upon all of NYC from a skyscraper in lower Manhattan.

Cuddle clubs: Cosy or creepy?

20 things that will shock US visitors

canada & alaska

Sailing in Alaska

The Jackson's yacht Sunstone at the foot of a glacier.

Sailers in Alaska learn to quickly to gusts and lulls, and to carry pepper spray when going ashore.

The best place to watch grizzly bears

At the confluence of two streams, one glacial green, the other silver grey, it's salmon carnage.

Top 6 Alaskan wilderness lodges

Living on the edge

asia

Nine cool Indian music festivals to attend

Enchanted Valley Carnival

3:12 PM  Music festivals are magical, combine them with an exciting travel experience and you have the best holiday package.

See the Taj Mahal the non-tourist way

Through the smoky haze I can see the world's most famous monument. And there are no tourists around.

The new glass bridge in the  Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon area.

World's longest glass bridge

China is set to open the world's longest and highest see-through walkway.

cruising

Quiz: Do you know cruising?

Couple Drinking Champagne on Cruise Ship

Do you know which side is starboard and which is port?

'Cruise ship passengers should be charged'

Akaroa resident urges Christchurch City Council to charge cruise ship passengers to use Akaroa's wharf.

Set sail on the Millennium Falcon

Going full circle on a bucket-list trip

snow

Going it alone (with kids)

Yes, it's possible for a solo parent with small children to enjoy a ski trip

The recipe to a successful solo-parent trip with kids: Equal parts planning and positive attitude.

Mt Hutt fires up snowmaker video

A Canterbury ski field is first to fire up its snowmakers this season.

What's hot this ski season?

Cruising in the land of polar bears

Video

Air NZ opens new look Sydney lounge

Air New Zealand's new Sydney Airport international lounge is a swanky set up.

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