What I learned from 800km walk

There were 327,000 pilgrims walking the trail in 2018.

10:30 AM  I will be processing my Camino in Spain for years to come.

'We survived' glacier collapse video

Josh Bastyr and Andrew Hooper filmed the moment a large piece of Spencer Glacier collapsed in front of them, sending a ...

Two kayakers get front row seats to "one of nature's most awesome forces" in Alaska.

Bali will kick out unruly tourists video

In a now deleted video by Zdenek Slouka, he is shown lifting up the skirt of his girlfriend, Sabina Dolezalova, and ...

10:54 AM  Indonesian island issues warning following a Czech couple who "disrespected" a holy site.

Nature reclaims military sites video

Lake Ladora at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. Roughly 16km from downtown Denver, the arsenal was ...

9:44 AM  Areas where the US manufactured and tested lethal weapons are now peaceful havens for wildlife.

Dream adventure holidays video

The best time to catch the Northern Lights in Churchill, Canada is between February and March.

Here are the best places to experience an adrenaline-rush.

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Eat your way through Tokyo video

Tokyo is a food paradise, and has something for everyone.

Tokyo is a food paradise, and has something for everyone.

Note that got guard sacked

The note being handed to Neal Strassner.

Neal Strassner was confused after being handed a piece of paper at a US airport.

Truth behind that solo flyer video

Vincent Peone and his own "private" jet.

Vincent Peone posted about his own private Delta jet in the US, but he left out an important detail.

Why Route 66's still the best video

Few roads can rival Route 66 for sheer romance or the symbolism of freedom and adventure.

A cross-country road trip along the iconic route proves there's new life in the vestige of the US' Mother Road.

Eat your way around Auckland video

The Bean to Bar tasting menu at Miann Morningside changes often.

Our biggest city is finding its gastronomic soul - so it's time to take your tastebuds on a tour.

8 tiny countries worth a visit video

Bruges' canals and cobbled lanes have stolen the heart of countless tourists to Belgium.

These size-challenged destinations prove that good things come in small packages.

NZ's best 'worst towns' video

Guy Williams says touring around New Zealand for a new TV series has shown him that many of those small-town jokes he ...

OPINION: The Kiwi towns that are mocked, but are actually worth a second look.

The truth about life in PNG video

PNG is a friendly, diverse country with plenty to do for those willing to make the effort, David says.

A shooting on the Lees' first night aside, their impressions were much better than expected.

Stranded in Georgia video

The tiny Georgian town of Stepantsminda is three hours' drive from Tbilisi and is hemmed in by the spectacular peaks of ...

Ever hear the one about the girl who got snowed in in a little mountain village in Georgia for five days?

Watch Tūroa skifield's controlled avalanche

The moment a controlled avalanche at Tūroa Skifield tumbled down Mt Ruapehu was captured on camera.

Watch the moment a controlled avalanche at Tūroa skifield tumbles down Mt Ruapehu.

Kiwi Traveller

Cyclist's tortuous race celebrated

Craig Harper was left with nerve damage in his hands and feet, but he was still back in the saddle within weeks of ...

After 10 days on a bike riding across America on a liquid diet and no sleep, Craig Harper still enjoys a Blenheim spin class.

Eat your way around Auckland video

Our biggest city is finding its gastronomic soul - so it's time to take your tastebuds on a tour.

The truth about life in PNG video

NZ aquatic adventures await video

nz

Eat your way around Auckland video

The Bean to Bar tasting menu at Miann Morningside changes often.

Our biggest city is finding its gastronomic soul - so it's time to take your tastebuds on a tour.

NZ aquatic adventures await video

A rafters' paradise, it even boasts some of the warmest river water in the country.

Guy Williams says touring around New Zealand for a new TV series has shown him that many of those small-town jokes he ...

NZ's best 'worst towns' video

OPINION: The Kiwi towns that are mocked, but are actually worth a second look.

Australia

Manta ray 'asked' for my help video

Footage of the encounter shows Freckles approaching Jake Wilton and motioning him to remove the hook.

A road trip through Western Australia gave Monty Halls the chance to witness a dramatic marine life encounter

A life-changing hidden gem video

If you love whales, you need to go swimming with dwarf minke whales. They are not your average whale ... they're even better.

Harajuku Gyoza makes the best dumpling I've ever tried: the Cheese Burger dumpling.

Sydney's sensational cheap eats video

From giant cookies to cheesburger dumplings, these best bites will cost you $10 or less.

pacific islands

The truth about life in PNG video

PNG is a friendly, diverse country with plenty to do for those willing to make the effort, David says.

A shooting on the Lees' first night aside, their impressions were much better than expected.

Fiji: The real Love Island video

Royal Davui is one of those places for special occasions.

Kaireva Beach House has a four-and-a-half star rating out of five on TripAdvisor.

Raro beach house 'fought dirty'

A US family was labelled destructive, intoxicated, and neglectful parents by the owners of a Rarotonga holiday home.

cruising

What you don't see on a cruise video

Hans the German, late-night comedy show, prepares backstage in the Black Circus theatre.

What's the most popular dish on a cruise ship and other behind-the-scenes tales.

West Papua's hidden treasures video

The waters off West Papua have the largest diversity of marine life on the planet.

The all-male "sexy and sensual circus style show" Airotic.

My hedonistic cruise that wasn't video

I had been hoping for a cruise just like Sex in the City, but was this going to be more like The Golden Girls?

south america

The $540k Caribbean island for sale

The island located near Belize in the Caribbean was recently listed for sale by 7th Heaven Properties for USD$350,000 ...

This island near Belize is cheaper than New Zealand's median house price.

Trekking Machu Picchu video

I'd near-collapsed just carrying our luggage from the taxi to our accommodation.

Travelling Colombia with kids stuff nation video

New way to see Galapagos video

middle east

Aleppo: Bazaar back from dead video

The newly renovated al-Saqatiyah Market in the old city of Aleppo.

In Syria's war-scarred city of Aleppo, centuries-old covered market still in ruins but small parts are being renovated.

Iran: Nothing short of wonderful stuff nation video

Shona Watson and her family "go it alone" and are enchanted by a visit to Isfahan.

Dive among the fish, and tanks video

Family fun in Abu Dhabi video

europe

What I learned from 800km walk

There were 327,000 pilgrims walking the trail in 2018.

10:30 AM  I will be processing my Camino in Spain for years to come.

A hankering for The Hague video

This Dutch city offers elegance, culture - and great Indonesian cuisine, says Rodney Bolt.

NZ House's 'intrusion' on London

Meet the mysterious Man in Seat 61

uk and ireland

Town where Kate Moss hides out video

The illusive Kate Moss lives in Lechlade.

Lechlade, a sleepy UK town with one very famous resident.

UK cathedral installs 16m slide

Cathedral accused of "treating God like a tourist attraction" after installing helter skelter to give visitors a better view of its ornate ceiling.

Dog-eating seagull mayhem video

Walking Britain's deadliest path video

usa

Why Route 66's still the best video

Few roads can rival Route 66 for sheer romance or the symbolism of freedom and adventure.

A cross-country road trip along the iconic route proves there's new life in the vestige of the US' Mother Road.

Cyclist's tortuous race celebrated

After 10 days on a bike riding across America on a liquid diet and no sleep, Craig Harper still enjoys a Blenheim spin class.

Ask an expert: New Orleans

The road-tripping US grandma

canada & alaska

Tourists in Alaska for melting glaciers

Tourists are heading to Alaska to see glaciers before they disappear altogether.

Glaciers are losing mass at a quick pace, causing tourists to travel to Alaska for a last chance to see them.

On a Rocky Mountain high video

Bears on the left, eagles on the right and stunning views of the Canadian Rockies all round. Welcome to the Rocky Mountaineer.

The rules of a perfect poutine video

The rush to see melting glaciers video

asia

On your marks, get set, Tokyo! video

The Great Buddha of Kamakura.

Feel the buzz as the sporting world puts the Japanese capital in the spotlight.

Kiwi family 'intimidated' in HK video

Mum Celine Waniart struggles to guide small children through masked protesters at airport.

Images of 70-year-old elephant Tikiri's frail frame were shared on Facebook by the Save Elephant Foundation in Thailand.

Elephant's 'bony body' hidden

The festival elephant's "weakened condition" is hidden from onlookers by its costume, wildlife advocates said.

luxury

Feel like a star at The Knick

The Knickerbocker Hotel reopened in 2015 after a $US230 million redevelopment which saw the historic facade kept intact, ...

It's the place where The Great Gatsby's F. Scott Fitzgerald met his wife Zelda.

Fiji: The real Love Island video

Royal Davui is one of those places for special occasions.

Famous hotel's big makeover video

Flight experience of a lifetime video

budget

Sydney's sensational cheap eats video

Harajuku Gyoza makes the best dumpling I've ever tried: the Cheese Burger dumpling.

From giant cookies to cheesburger dumplings, these best bites will cost you $10 or less.

Is backpacking better now? video

It's easy to assume that backpacking 10 to 20 years ago would be better than nowadays, but was it?

10 types you'll meet in hostels video

How to get the best airfares video

beaches

Buried nappy causes beach stink video

Boracay is one of the world's most famous beaches.

Officials have sealed off 100 metres of Boracay beach in the Philippines as they test water samples.

Hordes ruining 'Hidden Beach' video

A Balinese beach is "crawling with people" after appearing on multiple best beaches lists.

The restless Tasman Sea is constantly sculpting the cliffs at Cape Farewell.

Say hello to Farewell Spit video

The sand dunes' steep slopes were irresistible to some of us, who rolled down to the bottom, shrieking happily.

food

Eat your way around Auckland video

The Bean to Bar tasting menu at Miann Morningside changes often.

Our biggest city is finding its gastronomic soul - so it's time to take your tastebuds on a tour.

10 great ignored wine regions video

How about a tipple from near the Syrian border, or a cheeky Canadian Chardonnay?

Food is an essential portal to understanding a new culture or way of life. You're a better tourist for it.

Why you'll never eat healthy on holiday video

OPINION: To deny yourself culinary indulgence on holiday is outrageous.

adventure

What I learned from 800km walk

There were 327,000 pilgrims walking the trail in 2018.

10:30 AM  I will be processing my Camino in Spain for years to come.

Why Route 66's still the best video

A cross-country road trip along the iconic route proves there's new life in the vestige of the US' Mother Road.

Dream adventure holidays video

Cyclist's tortuous race celebrated

family

Waterslide into a Venus flytrap video

Venus Vortex, a Venus flytrap-shaped water slide that is six storeys tall (artist rendering).

"As your three-person raft slides back and forth in between rows of teeth, you must escape before it traps you inside."

Kiwi family's Spanish sojourn stuff nation video

We were getting the strong sense we had selected an extremely beautiful ancient city as our new home.

How to travel with adult kids video

We brought our cats on our trip video

news

Death at Sydney selfie spot

The area is popular for wedding photos and Instagrammers.

9:57 AM  Witnesses said the woman appeared to be taking photos when she fell about 30 metres.

Nature reclaims military sites video

9:44 AM  Areas where the US manufactured and tested lethal weapons are now peaceful havens for wildlife.

Madness on Mt Everest

'We survived' glacier collapse video

troubles

Bali will kick out unruly tourists video

In a now deleted video by Zdenek Slouka, he is shown lifting up the skirt of his girlfriend, Sabina Dolezalova, and ...

10:54 AM  Indonesian island issues warning following a Czech couple who "disrespected" a holy site.

Stowaway found alive on US flight video

Witnesses heard what sounded like a dog barking in the cargo area, but then a man spoke and asked for water.

Brawl as US plane stuck on tarmac video

Smoke on plane

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