World's most amazing toilets

Hut in snow, Fairbanks, Alaska.

Dive in, so to speak, as we look at some of the world's best khazis, dunnies and crappers.

15 things about Marlborough

Whites Bay is a popular spot when the sun comes out.

A blow-in's guide to getting free wine, fighting frost like Richie and Marlborough's best kept secret.

Catch Me If You Can...again

Leonardo DiCaprio in the 2002 film Catch Me If You Can.

Move over Leo - how a Bloody Mary cocktail exposed a fake pilot.

When crying babies are good

This is not the face you want to see on a long-haul flight.

These passengers got a free flight out of a few crying babies.

Rollercoaster + selfie stick = fail

California Screamin' rollercoaster had to be evacuated.

Sometimes you've just got to wonder - Disney forced to halt rollercoaster ride after selfie stick spotted.

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When crying babies are good

This is not the face you want to see on a long-haul flight.

These passengers got a free flight out of a few crying babies.

Rollercoaster + selfie stick = fail

California Screamin' rollercoaster had to be evacuated.

Sometimes you've just got to wonder - Disney forced to halt rollercoaster ride after selfie stick spotted.

America's sexiest city

South Beach, Miami, Florida.

Get your speedos ready and make sure you've been to the gym - Welcome to Miami.

'It's better than GoT'

After a bizarre adventure, Shelby Bonnie was finally reunited with his iPad.

An iPad misplaced at the airport went on its own vacation, as the internet sat back and watched.

Awkward holiday photos gallery

“Looking through my parents’ old photo album makes me appreciate the fact that I survived to adulthood.”

These snaps might make you ditch that selfie stick on your next trip.

China's terrifying new platform video

China's latest glass-bottomed attraction has opened in Jingdong Stone Forest Gorge.

Would you take a walk on the world's largest glass surface?

Big love for NZ beach town

Mt Maunganui: Sometimes there are no people in paradise.

It's being hailed as a place to make you forget the Caribbean ever existed.

Cruise life cheaper than London

Research shows it costs about $5765 a month to live in London.

If London life is calling you, it might be better to stay on the ship.

Groping pilot was drunk, stoned

The Fair Work Commission has rejected a Qantas pilot's right to appeal his sacking.

Pilot sacked for massaging a female co-worker's breast while drunk and stoned claimed his drink was spiked.

Refused boarding over weight limit

Air New Zealand flies its 168 seater Airbus A320s to Tonga on Monday's. The aircraft has a maximum take off load of 77 ...

Woman stopped from boarding Air New Zealand flight to Tonga as aircraft reaches max weight.

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Why expats are full of themselves

Being at expat can make you cool - at least to the locals.

Everyone knows their name. They're popular, cool and don't want to leave.

Where to go in Canada

Spur of the moment trip to North America? We can help with an itinerary.

From Montreal to Auckland

5 things you can't miss in May

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15 things about Marlborough

Whites Bay is a popular spot when the sun comes out.

A blow-in's guide to getting free wine, fighting frost like Richie McCaw and Marlborough's best kept secret.

New generation of healthy eating

Olivia Hislop has created a line of raw cakes and slices which will cater for a broad range of dietary requirements.

The unusually warm May weather is expected to continue for a while yet but skiers are keen to see some snow on the ...

Winter will come ski managers predict

Temperatures are picked to be up to 2 degrees Celsius higher on average this month, threatening weather records. 

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The world's most amazing toilets

Hut in snow, Fairbanks, Alaska.

Dive in, so to speak, as we look at some of the world's best khazis, dunnies and crappers.

Catch Me If You Can...again

Move over Leo - how a Bloody Mary cocktail exposed a fake pilot.

Helping change lives gallery

Rollercoaster + selfie stick = fail

travel troubles

Groping pilot was drunk, stoned

The Fair Work Commission has rejected a Qantas pilot's right to appeal his sacking.

5:09 PM  Pilot sacked for massaging a female co-worker's breast while drunk and stoned claimed his drink was spiked.

Refused boarding over weight limit

5:05 PM  Woman stopped from boarding Air New Zealand flight to Tonga as aircraft reaches max weight.

Winds terrify balloon tourists video

$372k stolen from overhead locker

south america

Chill in the trees

Intimate lodging and dining is the trademark of Nawelpi Lodge ( Puma Lodge), at Huilo Huilo, Chile.

This was where I went to catch the sunrise, watch the birds twitter and follow the stars.

Teenager's quake effort

A Blenheim teenager is part of a volunteer group rallying to support quake-hit communities in Ecuador.

Chile's chilly treat

Politics flavour the tamales

middle east

Marathon takes in holy sites video

Spiderman encourages athletes running outside the Old City 2016 Jerusalem Marathon.

A running club is helping shake off the shackles of hatred in Israel.

Does this hotel make sense?

This super-luxury Dubai hotel is a 1539-room mega-resort that submerges guests in the mythology of a lost city.

Afraid of heights? Look away video

Where are the world's busiest airports?

pacific islands

Cook Islands: 15 things to do gallery video

Aitutaki day trip.

There's a story to be found around every corner in the Cook Islands.

Auckland to Rarotonga on Jetstar's new service

Jetstar's new service between Rarotonga and Auckland is a fast, budget-friendly way to get you to tropical paradise

You'll find plenty to do on and around Denarau if you can drag yourself away from the poolside.

Fiji four ways

Heading to Fiji for a short break? Here's how you can venture beyond the confines of your resort.

australia

Swimming with sharks video

Microlights - They look like three-wheeled go-karts with a hang glider-esque wing on top and a propeller on the back.

A unique look at Western Australia's Ningaloo Reef - from the air and in the sea.

Australia's best hotels gallery

From five-star city hotels to serviced apartments, island resorts to caravan parks - the best of the best.

Snorkelling among the coral and marine life in the Great Barrier Reef.

Turtles all the way

"I guarantee you will see a turtle," - Music to the ears of any snorkeler.

europe

Paris' hidden funhouse

People pedal as they enjoy a carousel.

Step inside the magical house that stores a century-old carnival and circus oddities.

Disney offers Rhine River cruises

Disney's foray into river cruising in Europe is growing with the introduction of new Rhine River trips on board a new ship in 2017.

The art of visiting museums

Watch: inside Chernobyl video

uk and ireland

16,000 waiting to dine nude

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A new London restaurant that allows guests to dine au naturel has a very long waiting list.

Want to eat au naturel at London's newest restaurant? Join the very long queue.

Visit Downton Abbey video

Trace the steps of the Earl of Grantham, Lady Mary or Carson the butler at Highclere Castle.

Travellers warned about Ireland

Welcome to the poo museum

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America's sexiest city

South Beach, Miami, Florida.

Get your speedos ready and make sure you've been to the gym - Welcome to Miami.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Wand held high, a little girl casts a spell: "Wingardium Leviosa!"

Road Trip: The Civil War Trail

Dial-a-bedtime story

canada & alaska

Whale statue lands city in hot water

A prototype version of the whale statue.

How a public artwork has led to cruise bosses bringing a lawsuit in federal court.

In the passenger seat, off the grid

Driving the Dalton Highway is the last frontier of the Last Frontier.

Guiding the way in Whistler video

Vancouver's coolest neighbourhoods

asia

China's terrifying new platform video

China's latest glass-bottomed attraction has opened in Jingdong Stone Forest Gorge.

Would you take a walk on the world's largest glass surface?

Behind the iron rice bowl

Would you travel to North Korea? Meet one man who has and hear tales he has to tell.

The boardwalk at Mt Hua is known as the 'Plank Road in the Sky'.

Mt Hua: Walking the plank stuff nation

This infamous path offers staggering views if you are brave enough to step out.

cruising

Cruise life cheaper than London

Research shows it costs about $5765 a month to live in London.

If London life is calling you, it might be better to stay on the ship.

First US cruise in decades reaches Cuba video

Greeted with rum drinks and salsa dancers, a cruise ship has sailed from the US to Cuba for the first time in nearly 40 years.

Disney offers Rhine River cruises

World's newest, biggest cruise ship

snow

New ski track ready for winter

A walker crosses a section of the gorge onto the new track.

Now all the Manganui Ski Field needs is some snow.

Antarctica's hot market melts ice

Wealthy travellers are scrambling to see the frozen continent - but could be hastening its demise

Chile's chilly treat

Bikini-clad skiers set record video

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Baby stars in adorable travel vid

Baby Parker is the star of an adorable new holiday video.

"You can still travel and do all the things you love with a small child. It does not hold you back or slow you down."

Gone with the wind

"I felt like I was asleep all this time, but when I came to New Zealand a miracle happened."

“Looking through my parents’ old photo album makes me appreciate the fact that I survived to adulthood.”

Awkward holiday photos gallery

These snaps might make you ditch that selfie stick on your next trip.

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15 things about Marlborough

A blow-in's guide to getting free wine, fighting frost like Richie McCaw and Marlborough's best kept secret.

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