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Dunedin: A small city with big offerings

Victoria Gilliand operates a guided walking tour called Small City Big Walls.

As I wind my way down into the heart of the city, I feel as though I'm stepping back in time.

NZ road trip above the clouds video

A nature-fuelled break from reality will leave you giggling at the fairytale beauty of the South Island.

Venison of perfection

Bailey's love for NZ in 140 characters


Qantas' massive bag fee hike video

The airline has quietly increased their excess fees by 75 per cent, meaning an extra bag will cost $70.

The airline has quietly increased its excess fees by 75 per cent, meaning an extra bag will cost $70.

The Great Barrier Reef is still magnificent

From the moment we hit the water, the majesty is apparent. It doesn't look dead at all.

"The problem with drones is that people buy them, think they're easy to fly, take them out to the park and mess around, ...

Attack of the drones

A drone named Daryl can teach you about personal boundaries. Australia's festival of spying shows you how.

pacific islands

Win a beach holiday

Be in to win a summer escape

Be in to win one of two summer holidays, courtesy of the Sunday Star-Times and Flight Centre.

Samoa's hidden ocean treasure

The swimming hole's slippery ladder might deter a few but you'll be rewarded for your courage.

48 hours in Niue

3-minute guide to Port Vila

uk and ireland

Direct Aus to UK flights on horizon video

Countries with fewer airlines tend to be the most expensive to fly per kilometre.

Expect more action in the see-you-raise-you poker game for the world's longest air route.

Fancy a ride on a unicorn?

Always dreamed of a magical ride on a unicorn? Now's your chance (if you're in London).

Third runway for Heathrow Airport video

Visiting UK got a whole lot cheaper


Ten of Europe's best Christmas markets

Winter in Europe is a wonderful time to visit the beautiful Christmas markets.

Mulled wine, gingerbread, twinkling lights and snowflakes... it's the most wonderful time of year to visit Europe.

Why Iceland is so hot right now video

Jam-packed flights to Iceland weren't the norm five years ago. But one company has changed all that.

Melting moments in Morocco

Rare stay at Dracula's castle


Love locks 'unsightly litter'

Kathryn Beck starring in Canberra film The Locks of Love.

Affection for love locks locations has grown phenomenally in recent years, but state officials in Hawaii have become the latest to demand their removal.

Snorkelling with green sea turtles

Green sea turtles are shy types who don't care to be seen - trouble is no one told them that.

Tourists find Hawaii's hidden gem video

Food revolution in Hawaii


Store that sells lost airline luggage

The Unclaimed Baggage Center attracts around one million visitors a year from all over the country, plus 40 more.

A massive warehouse offering discounted items has been dubbed the "lost luggage capital of the world".

America's weird, wacky city

These ten attractions make Portland as fascinating as it is quirky.

Flying with Disney's Moana video

Little bite of the Big Apple

canada & alaska

'Tourists, thanks but don't stop by'

Pacific Walrus are shown in Togiak National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. For the lumbering, long-tusked marine mammals, ...

A remote Alaskan village has a message for visitors hoping to see 35,000 walrus that have come ashore: Stay away.

3-minute guide to Okanagan Valley

The place has a rep for its wines, its mountain biking and its climate.

Treehouse hotel fit for hobbits video

Rocky Mountaineer is a rare treat

south america

Four days to Machu Picchu

The sun has just risen over Machu Picchu as we make our descent from the Sun Gate to the ruins.

An unforgettable four days hiking the Inca Trail.

South America on a Shoestring

Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Inca ruins, colonial towns, white-sand beaches and vertiginous nightlife.

Inside South America's best hotel

Mexico's surreal Day of the Dead


Thailand back in full (moon) swing video

The famous full moon party on the southern island of Koh Phangan reportedly went ahead on October 17, with the next one ...

Tourists are being offered free entry to attractions and the famous beach parties are going head.

Perilous school run's last days

Home is on a clifftop. School is 800m down a bamboo ladder. It took the eyes of the world to see it for the madness it is.

The incredible underground beach

Hong Kong's cute food trend


Colourful followers of fashion

Models at Accra Fashion Week.

There's a fairly new tradition here in Ghana which means on every Friday, offices are awash with bold, beautiful and cheerful colours - more so than usual.

Pyramid's hidden secrets video

One of the ancient pyramids has two previously unknown "cavities". Could they be undiscovered rooms?

Ethiopia's ancient stone churches stuff nation

'Keep still!' A real close encounter video

middle east

Syria's strange tourism video video

The fictional Game of Thrones world of Westeros is engaged in its own civil war.

The war-torn country has borrowed the Game of Thrones soundtrack to promote itself as a travel destination.

Two weeks in Iran stuff nation

Many delights and surprises await the western traveller to Iran, the modern-day Persia.

Rare glimpse inside Egypt's tombs gallery video

Culture the heart of Abu Dhabi

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