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Top 20 green attractions

Lavender Creek Farm at Te Horo is holding its annual Lavender Festival.

Blessed with multiple microclimates, the capital and its environs has attractions for every green-fingered enthusiast.

Auckland's better half

It's not all sipping lattes, expensive Queen Street shopping and traffic jams, you know.

The most laidback cult in the world

The family who live in a national park


When's the best time to go to Australia?

Coolum Beach on Queensland's Sunshine Coast - best between May and December.

Here's a country-wide wrap with the best time to visit these holiday hot spots across the Tasman.

Gaia Retreat and Spa review, Byron Bay

Arriving at Olivia Newton John's legendary well retreat in Byron Bay feels more like arriving at a luxurious retreat in Asia.

GAME CHANGER: The Langham hotel in Sydney.

Can $30m buy hotel perfection?

After a breathtaking $30 million makeover, the 98-room Langham Sydney is a game changer in its market.

pacific islands

A beer for the tropics

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Matutu Brewery Kiva Pale Ale label - from Illustration for travel story on the brewery. March 2015.

A visits to a Rarotongan microbrewery that's taking on the big boys.

Turning hell into heaven

Fiji's Castaway Island should have been my idea of hell.

10 things to do in the Cook Islands

Living on island time in Samoa

uk and ireland

Dive into 'virtual Barrier Reef' video

ALL AT SEA: Secret Cities of the Sea will be at London's Natural History Museum from March 27 to September 13 2015.

Visitors to London's History Museum can now take a "virtual dive" into the colourful world of coral reefs.

Skeleton horse erected in London

London's Trafalgar Square, full of tourists, pigeons and military monuments, has a new occupant.

'England's most boring city'

Plaid sailing in Scotland gallery


Eiffel Tower: 13 things you didn't know


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126 years ago, the Eiffel Tower was officially completed in Paris after 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days of construction.

Don't turn a trip here down

This treasured Turkish spot makes flying across the world for a wedding worth the effort and expense.

Longest road coming soon?

Keukenhof: Tour the tulips


Guide: Hawaii on a budget

FIRED UP: A Maui sunrise.

The perception of Maui, the second-largest of the Hawaiian islands, as a destination for the rich is only partially true.

Take a Hawaiian-style art walk

This art walk features Hawaiian guitar jammers lit by tiki torches and an electric-ukulele player.

Aloha Oahu

Hawaii or Alaska? Hot or cold? gallery


Grand Canyon: A mind-blowing view video

A Papillon Helicopters tour party during a visit to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

They say everything is bigger in America, but this is ridiculous.

An unconventional president

The photographs on the wall of this little presidential hideaway are gloriously unstatesmanlike.

Confessions of hotel front desk clerks

Manatees: Look but don't touch

canada & alaska

Living on the edge

FEELING BRAVE: Edgewalk Toronto is a test for those with a fear of heights.

I know that, in theory, it is perfectly safe to do Edgewalk Toronto.

Try Niagara without the Viagra

Niagara-on-the-Lake offers a welcome contrast to the glitz surrounding the famous falls, just down the road.

A bacon lover's paradise

How Niagara Falls freezes gallery

south america

Is this the world's sexiest dance?

A couple do the tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

To learn this intoxicating dance that sprang into life in the brothels of Buenos Aires, you'll need cheap wine, lust and a little bit of magic.

Sleeping among a cloud forest

It’s hard to keep your head out of the clouds in the magical forests of Equador.

The secrets of Rio

The real Never Never Land gallery


Singapore’s secret foodie street

The Balestier Market, Singapore.

This one strip of road in the Lion City has enough foodie fabulousness to fill you up for days.

Why you must visit this house of terror

S-21 is confronting, but it's as important as the serene temples of the ancient Angkor civilisation.

The smells and spirit of Bali

Watching tigers in the jungle


Scorched earth video

Afar dwellings on a bed of scoria.

Descending into a place once dubbed the cruellest on Earth... Ethiopia.

Dunes, camels and clay castles

I was following one of Africa's most mythic, and historic, trading routes: the road to Timbuktu.

Surprises at every turn

Johannesburg: the new hipster hotspot

middle east

Building made for the gods

The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower at a height of 828 metres (2,717 feet), stands in Dubai.

The Burj Khalifa is 828 metres tall and is named after an Abu Dhabi sheikh.

Video: An eagle-eye view of Dubai video

Darshan the eagle took off from the world's tallest tower with a camera strapped to him. The view is unparalleled.

Dislike at first sight gallery

Stunning timelapse showcases Dubai video

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