The singing captain on MV Santa Cruz proved to be a highlight of a Galapagos Islands trip.
Despite being one of our closest neighbours, New Caledonia is relatively off our radar.
JESSICA PLAUTZ - Mashable.comRussia's state-run airline Aeroflot is offering big bucks for a new English-language jingle.
Porters is on its way to becoming a ''major'' destination thanks to a four-seater chairlift.
A Czech hotel owner has taken an ingenious step to deterring tourists who relieve themselves in public.
Another outburst over a reclined seat has led an American Airlines flight to divert to Boston.
A family is fuming after a "processing error" left an elderly woman alone for 11 hours.
Indoor shooting ranges with high-powered weapons are increasingly becoming a popular attraction.
Plane gets military escort after passengers "smoked, fought and threatened the aircraft".
Sometimes winter's depths feel like an eternity away from the heady joys of summer.
Hostels: they're either the best thing in the world, or the worst.
This is the one route on which it's plane rude to recline your seat.
Jungles, deserts; teeming cities, one-street pueblos; fiesta fireworks, Frida's angst.
Exchanging the hard, grey angles of Auckland for the soft green of Coromandel can be cruise-y.
Travel boycotts may make tourists feel better, but do they really work, asks Lance Richardson.
Part of Brisbane's domestic airport was evacuated due to a small fire on Wednesday afternoon.
Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo travellers during penny-pinching times.
The Knee Defender has got a global boost after it caused a midair scuffle.
When was the last time you sorted through your holiday pics?
ANNA FIFIELDK-Pop fans are heading to South Korea for shopping, sightseeing and some nips and tucks.
A couple smooch on the balcony. Actually, scratch that - there are about 20 couples smooching on the balcony.
Helicopters, perfect powder and luxury yachts await.
What do you do when you're stuck on a long-haul flight next to someone with smelly feet?
Someday, security screening may not end when you board your plane.
All Blacks and Wallabies fans cramming into hotels have caused price hikes on both sides of the ditch.
A new annoyance for travellers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.
It's a tradition for guests to drink opium from the host's hand, or so our guide tells us.
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Three students have gone to sickening lengths to take the world's scariest selfie in Hong Kong.
It's not Bali, Phuket or Penang - but here's why you should visit.
Malaysia Airlines is facing dire economic straits with some flights operating nearly empty.
Cook Strait ferry Kaitaki has missed a sailing after being hit by mechanical problems.
He was trying to sleep on an international flight into Sydney when man attacked him, police say.
Visitors flying into Las Vegas got more than just their luggage when they stopped by baggage claim.
It was only a matter of time before the 'Knee Defender' caused an in-flight fight.
An 82-year-old passenger tried to wrest control of a light plane, forcing an Australian pilot to take evasive action.
A pair of grandparents from New Hampshire have won millions at a notoriously stubborn slot machine.
Hackers have disrupted the travel of a Sony's president by suggesting that there was a bomb on his flight.
Travellers on Qantas and Virgin will be able to keep their electronic devices on.
Nine Kiwi space tourists are embarking on rigorous astronaut training to prepare for their trip.
On first sight, Machu Picchu is even more striking than its reputation suggests.
John Anthony was sceptical about airline loyalty programmes - until he signed up for one.
Thailand's elephants have suffered decades of mistreatment, often in the name of tourism.
In pint-sized Slovenia, Liz Light discovers the best of Europe and a touch of home.
But to be frank the service was below my expectations - especially considering the fare.
There are a few things they tell you when you’re about to walk with lions.
An action-packed getaway to Ruapehu district doesn't depend on snow - but it does help.
Horrified, Eliza Strauss thought she could see a fiery missile speeding towards her plane.
I'm the tour's token creepy old man. Every tour has one, just the way every hostel dorm has one.
Swells up to eight metres, and 50-knot winds in Cook Strait overnight delay four ferries.
Do you think premium economy class is worth the extra price?