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Flight attendant's sweet notes video

Taylor Tippett is the flight attendant making people smile.

Flight attendants are happy people, but this woman has taken it to a whole new level.

Stranded passengers finally lift off

Passengers of the cancelled Malaysia Airlines flight from Auckland to Kuala Lumpur were frustrated with the lack of information from airline staff.

Passengers of a cancelled Malaysia Airlines flight have left Auckland after a near-36-hour wait.

Orca make fish-food of dolphins video

Orca captured on camera hunting and killing dolphin in the Hauraki Gulf

12-year-old boy captures rare video of a pod of orca hunting and killing dolphins off Auckland's coast.

World's worst traffic?

Getting stuck in traffic may darken kindled romances in Paris.

With lines like these at peak hour, best call your boss and say you'll be late.

Beautiful creatures of the big blue

A harp seal pup takes its first swim.

Leading National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry shares his underwater adventure stories.

Egypt: 'Are you insane?'

The pyramids of Giza

When I told people I planned to visit Egypt, most replied, "Wow!" and "Amazing!" But their eyes said, "Are you insane?"

Pesky birds scared with 'lightsaber'

Scotland's Dundee Airport is using a space-age 'lightsaber' to scare off birds

A UK airport has come up with a futuristic way to fight bird strike - and its all thanks to Star Wars.

Tourists tumble off bridge video

The Hopu Ruahine bridge.

"We're in the middle. And….CRAAACK! I see Enzo topple over into the river".

Kiwi invents backpack

Design student Taylor Burn's "All Weather Day Pack", modelled by his friend Willem Van Buskirk, has been nominated for a national design award.

A New Zealander has created a revolutionary backpack jacket that could save you space while travelling.

Flight makes terrifying low landing video

An image of Iberia flight 6313 only metres above onlookers' heads.

A passenger jet came within metres of onlookers and cars before grazing an airport fence.

London's 'got talent' on tube train video

London tube passengers enjoy a mass sing-a-long to the Bill Withers hit, Lean on Me.

Don't make eye contact - it's an unwritten rule when travelling on the London tube.

He's had enough of 'paradise'

A section of the Takaka Hill road.

Life in a South Island town was 'boring as hell' - or boring as heaven?

Top travel photos of the week gallery

Who Shot Thebarman from the Chris Waller stable walks through the shallow waters during a trackwork session at Altona Beach in Melbourne.

Here is our round up of the top travel photos from around the world.

Are you going to San Francisco?

A new United Airlines service starts flying between San Francisco and Auckland in July.

Airfares are set to fall as Air New Zealand loses its monopoly on flights NZ to the USA.

Anger aboard cruise over port stop

The famous beaches of Broome.

Passengers fume over unscheduled stop at a less picturesque spot.

Love is in the air for Emirates video

Jet stream from an Emirates aircraft created a heart-shape in the clouds.

Emirates Airlines have shown their true love for travel when one of their aircraft's created a love-heart in the clouds.

How do you feed 2700 guests? video

The Diamond Princess boasts a total of four swimming pools and eight whirlpool spas.

Imagine 27,000 eggs, 12,000 napkins and a 1200-strong crew speaking 46 different languages.

Secrets airlines don't want you to know

Despite tight security rules, passengers can still ask for a tour of the cockpit.

They say there’s no such thing as a stupid question, and this rings especially true on flights.

Fright Night: Creepy hotels

Creepy clowns are welcome at The Clown Hotel in Vegas.

Things to do in Deadwood when you're dead include shooting whiskey and basking in pale blue light.

Airline class comparison

An upgrade is rare but not impossible.

Want to know whether you should fly economy or first class to Europe? One travel writer tries them all.

Top celeb travel pics gallery

Victoria Secret Girls just wanna have fun

Celebrities always seem to be on holiday. Checkout some of their top travel pictures of the week.

Glass-bottom boat for Sounds

A sketch of the glass-bottom boat that could soon be moored at Lochmara Lodge in the Queen Charlotte Sound.

Two wildlife trusts in Marlborough want to create a "floating classroom" in the Sounds

Iceland mesmerising from the air video

Iceland is breathtaking from land and air.

Beautiful drone footage shows stunning Iceland from the air.

Mobile travel ready to take flight

Invercargill woman Toni Biddle is a mobile travel broker.

Invercargill mobile travel broker set to take flight on October 19.

'Record' cruise season kicks off

Diamond Princess has brought 2670 passengers into Auckland, kicking off cruise ship season.

Auckland is set to feel the influx of a quarter of a million cruise ship passengers this summer.

He's 'stolen my blanket and sneezed'

Live tweeting about an annoying passenger led to an unlikely friendship for British actor Russell Tovey.

British actor Russell Tovey live tweeted hilarious updates of his annoying seat-mate during a recent flight.

Co-pilot passes out during flight

United Airlines flight was diverted after the co-pilot passed-out mid flight.

A United Airlines flight carrying nearly 200 people was forced to divert after the co-pilot passed out.

Now that's crazy golf! video

officialg0lfer#Tb to the 19th hole! Made my heart go a little bit wild, only 989 m above the ocean.

Anyone who thinks golf is boring, might change their mind after watching this video.

Fancy a trip to Dead Dog Island? gallery

Dead Dog Island, Killarney, Canada. Where old dogs go to die?

An Instagram account is turning travel on its head by highlighting some of the saddest places on Earth.

Watch: A 'changing city'

Film-maker Sam Stratton says his timelapse shows an insight into the different parts of the city.

A timelapse video of Auckland has captured the changing nature of the city.

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