A Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people on board goes missing en route to Beijing.
Discovery of a 787 Dreamliner manufacturing defect means 42 of the jets have to be inspected for wing cracks.
The world's largest hotel in 1875, San Francisco's the Palace is a class above.
Foodies can rejoice with all the gastronomic offers on in Sydney this month.
A German tourist missing in the Australian outback has survived the ordeal by eating flies.
Do you agree with this list of New Zealand's best beaches? Got any to add?
Here's a round up of some of the top travel photos from around the world.
It may seem a tough sell to lure tourists to a country partly occupied by Russian troops.
Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, has unveiled its new premium economy class.
Indigenous treatments are popping up on spa menus around the world.
Tempted to sneak a midnight snack? Forget it. The kitchen at this health retreat is locked at night.
Air New Zealand is reinstating its daily direct service to Japan following tourism campaign.
It's enough to make even the most confident flyer's palms sweat.
Parking meters at a tourist hot spot backfire, with many spending more than a penny in bushes.
From Prague to Padua, Boston to Manchester, give your brain a workout in these intellectual powerhouses.
Residents of Rio de Janeiro awoke to smelly streets for a fifth consecutive day.
Hamilton Island provides a magical backdrop for the Australian Ballet.
Lufthansa to offer streamed movies while Qatar Airways defends seatback systems.
If you're pining for summer and a touch of the tropics, a Fiji fling might be what you need.
Its position, at 3524 metres above sea level, is breathtaking - literally.
The rising star of southern Thailand is an idyllic beach and nature destination minus the crowds.
I have faith that Google Maps can get me there - the blue dot never lies. Does it?
These dishes are the stuff you scoff after a few beers. But surely they deserve better?
A quick and deep winter freeze has made formations in these caves extra intricate and spectacular.
In the white continent, "you come for the animals, but you will return for the ice".
Sometimes it pays to be late. The Emirates check-in officer looks over my passport and says some magical words.
Three people have been hospitalised after inhaling fumes at Auckland International Airport.
Revellers gathered in New Orlean's French Quarter, where the bawdy side of Mardi Gras was on display.
Thousands of revellers participated in the Bloco da Lama carnival in Brazil
I stripped off and shivered in a corner while two women blasted me with cold seawater.
Around every corner, there is a spa to escape into. Some are simply stunning.
Taranaki's surf and rugged coastline take top spot on a list of NZ's best destinations.
It's a cross between an airship, a plane, a helicopter and a hovercraft!
There are so many ways a long distance flight can go horribly wrong. Share the pain.
Lord Howe Island is simple and timeless and a reminder of how life used to be.
Should we introduce fees for overseas visitors using huts in our national parks?
A few expert tips will help you enjoy this challenging but magical country.
For many, a holiday is only a holiday if there is a beach to sunbathe on. For others, activities are a must.
A third piece of a wall in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii has collapsed.
In the ancient city of Kassel, two men began collecting local folk tales.
Working tourists are doing a world of good in Laos.
Perfect for those seeking the vast outdoor, world-class eateries and vibrant nightlife.
Carnival is the grandest holiday in Brazil, drawing millions of people in raucous celebrations.
Baby-boomers want tours that will feed their minds (plus a bit of shopping).
Visiting Antarctica is invariably described as a life-changing experience.
Within the sumptuous surrounds of a modern spa, things can sometimes start to get weird.
Our top picks for the most memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.
Skiing's furious flock to the Madloch descent, 'a tougher proposition than many a World Cup downhill race'.
The sharks are friendly, they're Fijian. Right? Right? Ben Groundwater goes adventuring.
You know it's time to go home when you can't face eating or drinking anymore.
Do you use a smartphone when travelling overseas?