10 of the best budget airlines

The FlyDubai crew.

There are some very handy low cost carriers worth knowing about.

World's most extreme airports

Courchevel Altiport is a high altitude airport in France.

Short runways, steep take-offs and train tracks that cross paths with planes... these are the world's scariest airports.

A free holiday for the sweetest reason

Zoe Schaffer-Jennett and Jeremie Tronet kite surfing on Union Island, before Zoe's accident.

This doting boyfriend will pay for your flights, accommodation and even kite surfing lessons, if you can help his girlfriend walk again.

10 tips for travelling with kids

If you're renting a car, you might consider gate-checking a car seat on the plane.

This dad spent 300 days on the road with his children and now he has some words of wisdom.

The secret to a romantic getaway video

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris: This is what a romantic holiday should look like.

The scene is set: a couple in a secluded island paradise. But the only thing getting turned on is the wi-fi.

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beaches

Guess Lonely Planet's top NZ beach

Can you guess what beach this is? It is the only New Zealand beach to make the list. Scroll down to find out.

They have picked 50 beaches that blow their minds, and this New Zealand beach made the list.

Tourists ruin Thai island

Koh Tachai is one of the world's most beautiful islands - but it will shut to travellers due to the damage they've caused.

Beach officially ours video

From cay to shining cay

food

Food Kiwis can't travel without

New research shows an interesting variety of creature comforts among travellers.

New research has revealed the most popular creature comfort that Kiwis bring on their travels.

A restaurant with its own island

Just off a beautiful beach, this restaurant is in one of the quirkiest locations in the world.

Burger King Finland has opened the world's first fast-food restaurant.

Finland's fast-food spa

Is this genius or Whopper fail? Either way this sauna is bound to give you the meat sweats.

family

10 tips for travelling with kids

If you're renting a car, you might consider gate-checking a car seat on the plane.

This dad spent 300 days on the road with his children and now he has some words of wisdom.

Awkward holiday photos gallery

These snaps might make you ditch that selfie stick on your next trip.

Baby Parker is the star of an adorable new holiday video.

Baby stars in adorable travel vid

"You can still travel and do all the things you love with a small child. It does not hold you back or slow you down."

budget

10 of the best budget airlines

The FlyDubai crew.

There are some very handy low cost carriers worth knowing about.

Cheaper, smarter ways to travel

They say sharing is caring, and now you can pretty much 'share' your entire holiday.

Sarah Crosswell has made about $15,000 to help fund her daughter's tertiary education through renting out her room.

Airbnb funds university degree

For $90 a night, you could book a room in Newmarket - and help fund a young woman's study.

adventure

World's most extreme airports

Courchevel Altiport is a high altitude airport in France.

Short runways, steep take-offs and train tracks that cross paths with planes... these are the world's scariest airports.

World's most mysterious spots

They're major tourist attractions, but even the experts don't know why they exist.

A trekker stands in front of Mount Everest, which is 8,850 meters high, at Kala Patthar in Solukhumbu District May 7, 2014.

What it's really like to climb Mt Everest video

The world's highest mountain has a dark side - so why do people keep climbing it?

luxury

Dubai's floating hotel promises big things

Villas float on water with the bedrooms offering views of the coral below.

Dubai's latest extravagant tourist attraction is a hotel which offers luxury above and below water.

Stay in Breaking Bad star's home

Aaron Paul has put his plush US pad on Airbnb, but no - it's not owner occupied.

Can you guess what beach this is? It is the only New Zealand beach to make the list. Scroll down to find out.

Guess Lonely Planet's top NZ beach

They have picked 50 beaches that blow their minds, and this New Zealand beach made the list.

short breaks

Pack your bags for the Bay

The Hole in the Rock is an iconic landmark in the Bay of Islands and if weather is good you can travel through it.

The Bay of Islands is the birthplace of the nation with 144 islands and unforgettable views.

On Vector Arena's doorstep

Heading to Auckland for an event? The city's newest hotel provides the perfect base.

Beach babes and snorkellers rejoice in the unspoilt beauty of Fiji's Yasawa Islands.

Top 5-day short breaks

A five-day break is still a quick getaway, but offers the chance to pack in some action and adventure before head home refreshed and relaxed.

couples

A free holiday for the sweetest reason

Zoe Schaffer-Jennett and Jeremie Tronet kite surfing on Union Island, before Zoe's accident.

This doting boyfriend will pay for your flights, accommodation and even kite surfing lessons, if you can help his girlfriend walk again.

Hey girl. Travel with me?

Jeremy Jauncey loves jaunting around the world with his shirt off. Now, he wants a lady to join him.

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris: This is what a romantic holiday should look like.

The secret to a romantic getaway video

The scene is set: a couple in a secluded island paradise. But the only thing getting turned on is the wi-fi.

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