Best Auckland winter day trips

Use the cooler weather as an excuse to see a different side of the Super City.

The dullest vego plane meal

You don't expect gourmet food when you're flying economy - but surely they can do better than this?

Island of the Gods

The mere mention of Bali evokes thoughts of a paradise. It's more than a place; it's a mood, an aspiration, a tropical state of mind.

Thailand's new landmark

Bangkok's planned 459-metre observation tower will be the country's tallest building.

Where to go if you're a hippie

Fifty years on from the Summer of Love, there are still plenty of places to peace out on holiday.

Crabs on the baggage carousel

Passengers had to pluck their bags from the claws of live crabs after they staged an airport escape.

Seven wonders a huge cost

Just how much would it cost to construct the Great Wall of China or the Taj Mahal if they were being built today?

Top places to see for free

You can pay a fortune to travel around the world. Or you can pay nothing at all. Here are 10 places you'll never regret visiting that won't cost you a dime.

Jetstar reduces Taranaki flights

The weekly number of flights to and from Auckland will drop from 40 to 28.

Ritzy cruise line to launch

Who says hotel companies can't dabble in cruising, too?

School holidays: Free, fun activities

Off-the-radar adventures for kids up and down the country.

Auckland food in 48 hours

Whether you’re an old hand or a newbie to the big smoke, Anna King Shahab’s guide to attaining bliss by mouth won’t disappoint.

Nepal: it's about the little things

What should one do in Nepal, if they aren't trekking great distances?

World's highest train line planned

India is adding the world's highest railway track to its infrastructure.

New island appears overnight

To the delight of travellers, there is a new wonder to explore in the US.

Passenger throws coins into jet for 'luck'

A domestic flight in China was delayed when a passenger offered "blessings" of good luck by throwing coins into the jet's engine.

Why you won't get sick of travel

OPINION: It truly is the greatest privilege and the most amazing experience you can have.

Most intricate paper plane ever

Luca Iaconi-Stewart has spent years painstakingly designing and building a detailed model of a Boeing jet using just manilla folders.

Yes to zoo plan

A master plan for Hamilton Zoo gets the tick, but not the money to pay for it.

Bali dogs: Horror and hypocrisy

What's happening to the dogs in Bali is horrendous, but is it any worse than the way other animals are treated in NZ?

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