Jaws tourism on the rise

Cape Cod

Despite its reputation as a man-eating predator, the great white shark is luring tourists to Cape Cod.

Card sharks and dancing dolphins Diving with sharks in the Bahamas Shark diving operators to be regulated

Should you be scared to fly?

Grant Amos In the wake of the two Malaysia Airlines flights gone awry, nervous flyers' knuckles are whiter than ever.

Melbourne's top 10

Les Mis Melbourne Melbourne offers plenty for lovers of popular and more classical culture this winter.

Video: Lost in Indonesia

Nhi Dang Sometimes we need a gentle reminder to appreciate the the world around us.

Why do travellers go crazy?

Crazy travel People go crazy when they travel. It's what's so great and at once so bad about the whole experience.


Frost nipping at your tent

Empty tracks, no sandflies, and a casual minus 10 degrees outside the tent. Pass the whiskey.

Pinnacle of health

An unexpectedly rewarding journey of denial and deprivation.

World Cup boss sees spinoffs

Spas and speedboats

Powder day, every day

Blackcomb, Whistler You get sick of taking photos when everyday is one that you never want to forget.

Saving strays

Cristy Baker's love of animals took her to Phuket, Thailand.

The School of Life

Find freedom

The places I (don't) get

For this Kiwi traveller, the measure of a great destination is the people she met along the way.

A tale of two musicals

the king and I The King and I and Les Mis are vying for your entertainment dollar in Melbourne this winter. James Croot compares.

Full of surprises

What can you use as both a dinner plate and toilet paper, in the Australia Outback?

Lost paradise

Hard act to swallow

Endless opportunities in OZ

The cost of living is so much cheaper in Australia I don't know why we didn't move our family earlier.

Why would you do that?

Ashely Peyton, United Airlines A United Airlines flight attendant witnessed a complete break down in social graces on a flight.

Auschwitz selfie riles internet

Millions died within its walls, but that didn't stop "Princess Breanna" from taking a smiling selfie.

When squatters take over

More drama for Disney

Is this the end?

Malaysia Airlines Malaysian Airlines is likely near its end as a publicly traded company.

Airlines cancel Israel flights

Two US airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

MH17 compo may be limited

Call for airspace control changes

Which country likes to go nude?

Nude_Strap This year, for the first time, there's been a tie for the nationality most likely to get nude at the beach.

NZ beaches among world's best

Three Kiwi beaches have made it to a list of the world's best 100 beaches by cnn.com.

Quenching a thirst

Top 10 island beaches

Getting away from it all

With social media, hikers may be safer but is it worth losing the silence once found in the woods.

Cruising the blue Danube

Danube cruise Taking a slow boat down the Danube gives Sharon Stephenson cause to rethink a few of her travel prejudices.

To stay in NZ or to go?

The world has a lot to offer but after 20 years overseas I've realised the grass isn't always greener.

Not for the faint-hearted

Life's one big holiday

The Palace takes on GoT

Buckingham Palace If your holiday in London takes you to Buckingham Palace, you might be lucky enough to witness this.

From addict to artist

A formerly homeless street artist in London is now a big hit, raking in the money with sketches of his dog.

NZ needs more than looks

Romancing the stones


Beyond New York, LA

Philadelphia It's time to take a detour to some of America's under-sung cities.

Sin City hotels rebranded

Two major Las Vegas resorts will be completely overhauled and rebranded.

$380 for the doctor's?

Under the sea

Calling all adrenalin junkies

2015 is shaping up as a good year for ride enthusiasts and theme park fans travelling in the US.

Finding zen

The Beatles and their wives, Rishikesh Rishikesh attracts travellers from around the world seeking enlightenment of one form or another.

Two sides of Kathmandu

Here's how to appreciate Kathmandu for the mysterious and truly captivating city it is.

Sunburn shifts tattoo

A cultural crossing

Nothing as it seems

When in the island city state remember not to judge a book by its cover.

Lost with the locals

Lifou, New Caledonia I'm sitting on a coconut tree branch looking over the white sand and tropical blue waters.

Cruisin' on the Arya?

Daenerys? Dinky Di? Kylie? Cruise ships new names chosen by the public revealed.

Explore world's largest cruise

The ultimate disconnect

I was wrong about Cruising

I scoffed that cruising was only for unadventurous types. But I may have been wrong.

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