Forced from seat by obese man

The woman complained to Air New Zealand about the sitting.

Passenger complains to airline after she was squeezed out of her seat by obese man - and forced to spend most of a trans-Tasman flight standing.

The anti-tourist traveller

THE EIFFEL TOWER: Tick off the cliches and then get to the really good stuff.

You can be a visitor but still keep a little somethin' somethin' for yourself.

A pioneering concept

Sunborn London is a gleaming super yacht.

There's no other accommodation option in London like this one.

Boston is beautiful video

Julian Tryba layerlapse

We're not bored of timelapses but layer-lapse videos are an extremely impressive form of the craft.

Vandal defaces US landscapes

PICTURESQUE LANDSCAPE: Yosemite National Park.

A series of colourful, eerie faces painted on rocks in US National Parks has sparked an investigation.

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Kiwi Traveller

A traveller’s fate stuff nation

A TRAVELLER'S FATE: For Paul Callahan, fate was a faithful follower.

Fate was a faithful follower for Paul Callahan. And that has made his travels worth it.

Do you 'switch off' on holiday?

In an age of 'plugged in' travel, Kiwi's aren't actually that device dependent.

Negotiating the French stuff nation

Berlin calling

news

Woman forced from seat by obese passenger

The woman complained to Air New Zealand about the sitting.

Passenger complains to airline after she was squeezed out of her seat by obese man - and forced to spend most of a trans-Tasman flight standing.

Plunge for SkyJump owners

AJ Hacket's bungy business takes over Sky Tower's SkyJump and hopes for a leap in tourist numbers.

Airport to get upgrade

Pyongyang's new airport

travel troubles

Woman forced from seat by obese passenger

The woman complained to Air New Zealand about the sitting.

Passenger complains to airline after she was squeezed out of her seat by obese man - and forced to spend most of a trans-Tasman flight standing.

Vandal defaces US landscapes

A series of colourful, eerie faces painted on rocks in US National Parks has sparked an investigation.

Dealing with lost luggage

Delta plane clips smaller jet

nz

A 'most epic' safety video video

Air New Zealand has today released its new safety video which, weighing in at more than four-and-a-half-minutes, has been aptly titled The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made.

Safety is fantasy in Air New Zealand's Hobbit star-studded safety video, directed by Taika Waititi.

Lonely Planet rates New Zealand

New Zealand rates some honourable mentions in Lonely Planet's top 10 lists for 2015 but misses out on the ultimate accolades.

Gunning for the sun

NZ comes up trumps

Auckland Zoo's cheetahs Anubis and Osiris spend their mornings on a guided tour before the gates open.

Walking with the cheetahs video

Animal enthusiasts are getting a chance to get up close and personal with Africa's most endangered cats.

australia

Australia's fantasy island

Idyllic: The Orpheus Island resort in Queensland.

This is a jewel in Australia's crown, where you can relax as the rich and famous might.

Whirlwind tour of Tassie

Travellers on a tight schedule shouldn’t rule out enjoying a taste of Australia’s southernmost gem.

Melbourne in 8000 photos video

Visit the Blue Mountains

WARM WELCOME: The impressive foyer at the Four Seasons Sydney.

Posh digs across the ditch

A luxe Sydney haven is the ideal spot for a mums' getaway.

themes

The anti-tourist traveller

THE EIFFEL TOWER: Tick off the cliches and then get to the really good stuff.

You can be a visitor but still keep a little somethin' somethin' for yourself.

How to control kids on a plane

Here are some survival tips for when your little darling turns into a monster at 30,000 feet.

Robot girls and Bubble Butt

Student gives birth to surprise baby

Idyllic: The Orpheus Island resort in Queensland.

Australia's fantasy island

This is a jewel in Australia's crown, where you can relax as the rich and famous might.

europe

Spanish town eyes GoT boost gallery

An employee arranges figurines from the series Game of Thrones

Fans of the Game of Thrones fantasy TV series are flocking to the historic Spanish town of Osuna.

The soul of Turkey video

The way you know a travel video is truly remarkable is when you feel like you visited a place after watching it.

The secret to happy travels

Top spot for expats

uk and ireland

A pioneering concept

Sunborn London is a gleaming super yacht.

There's no other accommodation option in London like this one.

Reversing a waterfall

High winds at the tallest waterfall in the Peak District are forcing the water back upstream.

London’s going to the bears

Right as rain in Edinburgh

usa

Boston is beautiful video

Julian Tryba layerlapse

We're not bored of timelapses but layer-lapse videos are an extremely impressive form of the craft.

Just shake it off video

Long queues? Flight delays? Lost luggage? Just generally having a bad day?

20 reasons to visit Washington DC

Beautifully weird and creepy

canada & alaska

Just glide on by in Canada

DOG PADLE: On a canoe adventure.

Canoeing in Canada offers cedar forests, placid lakes and a giant sky. You can't help but feel a bit like Davy Crockett as you paddle down the lake.

Franklin ship found

It’s not often that tourists are offered the chance to be part of history but that happened in Canada this month.

Up close with bears

Idyll characters

asia

The soul of Turkey video

Leonardo Dalessandri's "Watchtower of Turkey"

The way you know a travel video is truly remarkable is when you feel like you visited a place after watching it.

Thai skyscraper planned

Higher than a bird, almost as high as some planes. It's Super Tower. And it's coming to Bangkok.

High in the Himalayas gallery

Sri Lanka by train

ALL TOGETHER: Villagers take part in a ceremony in Bali.

Top 20 things to do in Bali

Behind the touristy image, the island offers a more graceful, enchanting side.

cruising

Travel students get to cruise

DAWN PRINCESS: For the first time the Princess Cruises ship is playing host to 18 Christchurch Polytechnic students completing a one-year travel course.

Christchurch tourism students are more likely to cruise into jobs thanks to new hands-on experience.

Most luxurious cabins at sea gallery

These cabins are so good, they're not even called cabins. Take a look at 10 of the best.

Season's first cruise ship arriving video

Franklin ship found

snow

High in the Himalayas gallery

From left, Anup Kaphle, Whitney Shefte and Hugh Blodget, Jr., pose for a photo at the top of Thorung La Pass, which sits at 17,769 feet in the Himalayas in South Asia. Days after this photo was taken, an avalanche killed at least 39 people in the area.

We finally crossed the Thorung La Pass after a gruelling trek through rugged terrain. Death had missed us by two days.

Low cost Aspen ski luxury

So you want the luxury of Aspen, without the cost? Then click this way...

Escape to the mountain

Who should win a trip to Antarctica?