Top spots for the school holidays

Surfers Paradise in Australia is a popular school holiday travel destination for families.

9:13 AM  Exchange rates, new flight routes and even Brexit are luring families further afield.

This is no sexotic freak show

Bangkok Paintbar encourages patrons to paint.

9:12 AM  This has quickly become the capital of cool in this sticky Asian metropolis.

Family ski trip to China?

There are 173 per cent more Australians going to Asian mountains to ski, compared with 119 per cent to Europe.

Try out the newest destination for skiing and give your kids the experience of a lifetime.

Air NZ is airline of the year

Air New Zealand has claimed the titles of both domestic and international airline of the year.

Kiwis have voted, and Air New Zealand has more trophies to add to its growing cabinet.

Work out to a great view

Amazing view for a gym at Necker Island.

Check out the world's 10 best gym's with the most spectacular views.

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Spend the night in a NYC taxi

The taxi is "parked" with incredible views of the New York City skyline.

Accommodation isn't cheap, so would you be willing to sleep in a taxi?

3-hour flight in 2 minutes video

The video shows a glimpse of the beautiful Malaga coastline.

This is why you should always choose the window seat.

Enjoy authentic German beer

Germany introduced a Beer Purity Law under which beer can only be made from water, malt and hops.

Discover the best places in Bavaria to enjoy thirst-quenching craft ales.

What sets off airport detectors?

Tourists get their bags checked at the airport of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Find out which common component in skin care products, paint, and cleaning fluids is responsible.

Wrong child's photo used in passport

Amie Thomson said passport officials "laughed off" her concerns.

The English mum says she was "laughed off" by officials after another child's photo was used in her son's passport.

'Beware the fake monks'

These are real Buddhist Thai monks - but fake monks dressed in orange robes are heading to popular NYC tourist ...

Times Square and NYC's High Line are areas where men in orange robes are accosting tourists for money.

Travelling while pregnant?

Make sure you check with your doctor before booking a holiday.

Make sure you read these top five tips to make your trip as comfortable as possible.

Kiwi travellers are Brexit winners

Now is the perfect time to plan a midwinter escape to London.

Kiwis will be snapping up cheap flights and holiday pounds as Brexit adds to a "golden era" of travel.

Worst airline passengers ever

Airline passengers from hell have had their comeuppance via Passenger Shaming's social media accounts.

Discover what horrors flight attendants and fellow passengers have to put up with at 35,000 feet.

Deadly attack at Turkish airport video

Footage was posted online by an Al Arabiya journalist appears to show a massive explosion inside the terminal.

Death tolls continue to rise, with up to 50 people reportedly killed in blast at airport.

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Flood of objections stops sale of Big Omaha Trail route

Ground breaking research on the Pakiri cliffs in the background was recognised at a plaque unveiling overlooking the ...

A flood of objections has seen the end of the sale of an historic road intended as a part of a major new walking and cycling trail between Matakana and Pakiri.

5 things to do for non-skiers

Does the thought of hitting the slopes leave you feeling cold? Try these winter activities instead.

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Top spots for the school holidays

Surfers Paradise in Australia is a popular school holiday travel destination for families.

9:13 AM  Exchange rates, new flight routes and even Brexit are luring families further afield.

Gypsy daughter coming home

Jola Josie McDoanld is returning from Norway to travel New Zealand and relive her mother's gypsy lifestyle.

Venture Southland tourism trade promotions and development Angela Shand and tourism digital marketing Maree Davidson ...

Tourism businesses' future online

Southland tourism operators need to develop an online presence for tech-savvy travellers, a tourism manager says.

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What sets off airport detectors?

Tourists get their bags checked at the airport of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Find out which common component in skin care products, paint, and cleaning fluids is responsible.

Air New Zealand named airline of the year

Kiwis have voted, and Air New Zealand has more trophies to add to its growing cabinet.

Kaikoura hospitality awarded

'Beware the fake monks'

travel troubles

Deadly attack at Turkish airport video

Footage was posted online by an Al Arabiya journalist appears to show a massive explosion inside the terminal.

11 min ago  Death tolls continue to rise, with up to 50 people reportedly killed in blast at airport.

Need to know: Travellers in Istanbul

10:11 AM  At least 28 are dead after explosions at an airport in Istanbul. Here's what travellers need to know.

'I just escaped death!' video

Wrong child's photo used in passport

south america

Colombia - beyond the drugs

Colombian farmers called "Arrieros" walk with their mules along a street in Medellin. Arrieros from all over the country ...

10:30 AM  We took a family trip to the capital of a notorious former drug cartel. And it was Ok.

Easter Island's stone giants

I round a bend and suddenly spot them on the coastline: 15 towering silhouettes, standing like black giants against a streaky grey sky.

One must-do South American experience

A Caribbean island paradise

middle east

The Dubai you don't know

Take a traditional abra ferry for a different view of Dubai.

Beyond the glitz and glamour, there's another side to this Persian Gulf city.

Monument discovered with Google Earth

The stone platform which is as long as an Olympic swimming pool and twice as wide was previously unknown.

Inside Etihad's first-class lounge gallery

Dubai: Top 5 things to do video

pacific islands

10 reasons to visit Cook Islands video

The lagoons are ideal for family swims.

There are certain requirements to hitting travel happiness, and these are 10 ways the Cooks might meet yours.

Cook Islands: 15 things to do gallery video

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

Warwagira Mask Festival.

A hypnotic ritual

It's scary, it's magical, it's thrilling - and it's a ritual that's not too far away.

australia

Top places to swim with animals

A tourist gets up close to a crocodile in Darwin's Crocosaurus Cove.

There is something magical - and a bit terrifying - about swimming alongside an animal in its own environment.

Luxurious haven in hiker's paradise

There's nothing better after a hard day's hiking than some time at the spa followed by a night by the fire.

'Songlines artworks is displayed on the Sydney Opera House.

Festival shines light on Sydney video

New drone footage of the Vivid light festival gives us a birds-eye view of the spectacular event.

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Enjoy authentic German beer

Germany introduced a Beer Purity Law under which beer can only be made from water, malt and hops.

A good quality beer starts with quality ingredients, discover the best places in Germany to enjoy craft ales.

Three-hour flight in two minutes video

This is why you should always choose the window seat.

Church that inspired 'Dracula'

Floating walkway overwhelmed video

uk and ireland

Kiwi travellers are Brexit winners

Now is the perfect time to plan a midwinter escape to London.

Kiwis will be snapping up cheap flights and holiday pounds as Brexit adds to a "golden era" of travel.

Thousands gather at Stonehenge gallery

More than 12,000 people watched the sun rise and celebrated the Northern Hemisphere's longest day of the year.

Pair travel 1000km with no money

The other London underground

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Spend the night in a taxi

The taxi is "parked" with incredible views of the New York City skyline.

Accommodation in New York definitely isn't cheap - but would you be willing to sleep in a taxi?

'Beware the fake monks'

Times Square and NYC's High Line are areas where men in orange robes are accosting tourists for money.

How I got married in Las Vegas

10 things to do in LA

canada & alaska

A real Canadian winter

Huskies in the snow.

Just how cold is -25 degrees? I had no idea.

Whale statue lands city in hot water

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

In the passenger seat, off the grid

Guiding the way in Whistler video

asia

This is no sexotic freak show

Bangkok Paintbar encourages patrons to paint.

9:12 AM  This has quickly become the capital of cool in this sticky Asian metropolis.

First-timer's guide to Ho Chi Minh City video

Amidst the heat and noise of southern Vietnam, there's both action and tranquility on offer.

There are 173 per cent more Australians going to Asian mountains to ski, compared with 119 per cent to Europe.

Family ski trip to China?

Try out the hottest new destination for skiing and give your kids the experience of a lifetime.

cruising

Carnival Vista on the Mediterranean

A guest onboard Carnival Vista slides down Kaleid-O-Slide.

It's day five of our fun-crazy Mediterranean cruise, and our ship has just arrived in Naples.

Tips for booking perfect cruise

Cruising is a fantastic holiday – as long as you remember to follow these few simple rules.

Cruise ship built in 30 seconds video

Cruise captains' favourite locations

snow

5 things to do for non-skiers

Snow-tubing offers a wild ride - without the skill of skiing.

Does the thought of hitting the slopes leave you feeling cold? Try these winter activities instead.

Snow at South Island ski fields nothing on last year

Fields that were in full swing last year are still closed.

Queenstown opens Winter Festival video

Snow report: Get your snow dance on

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Colombia - beyond the drugs

Colombian farmers called "Arrieros" walk with their mules along a street in Medellin. Arrieros from all over the country ...

10:30 AM  We took a family trip to the capital of a notorious former drug cartel. And it was Ok.

Work out to a great view

From Qasr Al Sarab to the Sabi Sabi Game Reserve, check out the world's 10 gym's with the most spectacular views.

Surfers Paradise in Australia is a popular school holiday travel destination for families.

Top spots for the school holidays

9:13 AM  Exchange rates, new flight routes and even Brexit are luring families further afield.

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Deadly attack at Turkish airport

Death tolls continue to rise, with up to 50 people reportedly killed in blast at airport.

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