Time to dust off that ugly Christmas jumper your nanna knitted for you.
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Time to dust off that ugly Christmas jumper your nanna knitted for you.
Summer may have started earlyÂ and we'd love to know your favourite New Zealand beach spots.
A very special steam train is back on track and back to its former glory after years of neglect. Reporter Paula Hulburt takes a look back at Donald's epic journey.
Rental car companies may extend a black listing scheme toÂ keep bad touristÂ drivers off the road and there are hopesÂ new technology will eventually help prevent crashes.Â
The international aviation industry has come out againstÂ a proposed tourist levy saying airlines should not be saddled with the extra costs involved inÂ collecting it.Â Â
When researching where to go for my recent trip, my only criteria were: somewhere with adventure and somewhere intrepid.
A woman making a long-planned trip with her parents and young son says Spirit Airlines kicked the family off the US plane when she didn't immediately stop breastfeeding the 2-year-old, who was restless after a long delay.
Marlborough is one of the sunniest regions in New Zealand, but are the region's workers sacrificingÂ salary for the extra sunshine?
There's adventure to be had in Australia. Serious adventure.
A group of cyclists slams on the brakes as a man pushing a wheeled suitcase stops abruptly in the middle of a busy bike path in downtown Amsterdam to pick up a toiletries bag he dropped.
If you're hoping the Grinch will steal Christmas this year, it may pay to be a bit more proactive.Â
WARNING: Graphic video may offend some viewers. The moment a bird unfortunately flies into a plane engine has been caught on camera.
Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travellers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted on Monday .
There are gasps around me in the darkness and someone exclaims: "Did you all see that?! Another shooting star!"
Nestled in the nÃÂ«kau forest of TÃÂwharanui Open Sanctuary, it's hard to believe you're little more than an hour from Auckland City's hustle.
A US tourist recently died following a shark incident at Cocos Island, Costa Rica. Rohina Bhandari was bitten by a tiger shark during a scuba dive and passed away at the scene despite efforts to treat her wounds.
Brazilian newlyweds JÃÂºlia and Marcos Muniz found what they were looking for when they picked Gramado for their honeymoon: peace, quiet and a refreshing break from the heat and humidity back home in Rio de Janeiro.
Okinoshima is a sacred island in the Sea of Japan, shrouded in mystery and strewn with ancient treasures.
Travel involves a lot of conflicting emotions. You're excited about your trip, looking forward to relaxing, reconnecting with loved ones or sightseeing.
It's noon and I'm enjoying a nap, fully stretched out on my extremely comfortable bed-in-the-air Ã¢ÂÂ cocooned from the rest of the business class cabin by the protective, lightweight, composite-fibre shell.
A Qatar Airways plane may have to be written off after being damaged by anÂ extensive fire while undergoing maintenance.
A computer error that gave too many American Airlines pilots approval to take holidayÂ during the Christmas travel season is expected to cost the world's biggest carrier about US$10 million , an industry expert said.
Snow is causing travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting down roads and causing traffic accidents.
The cottonÂ ginnersâ were in town the night I visited BB King's Blues Club in the heart of Beale Street. The original Beale Street Blues Boy plied the street for nickels and dimes in the late 1940s, likely never dreaming his name would one day adorn a neon sign advertising his own club.
The eruption of Bali's Mt Agung is affecting its tourism industry, the New York Times reports.
AhÂ New York! The Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty,Â Times Square, Central ParkÂ - every first-timer to the "city that never sleeps" has a long list of attractions to tick off. In a city thatÂ hosted 60.5 million visitors last year, it's easy to follow the crowds and default to ...
The cottonÂ ginnersÃ¢ÂÂ were in town the night I visited BB King's Blues Club in the heart of Beale Street. The original Beale Street Blues Boy plied the street for nickels and dimes in the late 1940s, likely never dreaming his name would one day adorn a neon sign advertising his own club.
Nothing says Los Angeles like being greeted at Venice Beach by a giant Austrian sportingÂ an eight-pack who dreams of being a famous actor.
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What inspired your move, and how long have you been there?
Not interested in gambling? Not much interested in bright lights, nightclubs and all-night parties?Â You might think Las Vegas is not for you.Â You might be wrong.
Space exploration is a fascinating subject Ã¢ÂÂ traversing the infinite to solve the mystery that's the universe.
Fewer passengers became unruly on commercial flights last year, but more of those incidents involved serious behaviour problems such as fighting or threatening passengers and crew members, an airline trade group says.Â
Freedom campers have become a nationwide punching bag. Dirty. Speedy. Inconsiderate. Tight. You don't have to ask around too long to find somebody willing to put the boot in. Of course, you'd never be as dirty as them: rubbish goes in bins, poos go in loos Ã¢ÂÂ we all know that. However, ...
New Zealand's culinary scene is growing fast with great spots popping up around the country.
Not many Kiwis realise we've got a little group of islands in our own backyard that's home to tropical waters and incredible snorkelling - where even whale sharks occasionally pop in for a visit.
Air New Zealand will delay and cancel more international flights over the coming weeks due to engine faults on its Dreamliners.Â
It's been another busy week here at #teamtravel with Air NZ engineÂ woes, a chateauÂ saved from demolition, a possible Kiwi Orient Express, and the cutest travelling cat and dog ever.
This story was originally published onÂ Newsroom.co.nzÂ and isÂ republishedÂ with permission.
This story was originally published on Newsroom.co.nz and is republished with permission.
Problems with Rolls-Royce engines on Air New Zealand's Boeing 787-9 fleet are unlikely to cause any long-term damage to the reputationÂ of the airline or New Zealand as a tourist destination.
Hollywood star John Travolta has confirmed he'll be on board the Boeing 707 aircraft he's donating to Australia'sÂ Historical Aircraft Restoration Society .
A Chinese flight attendant has been suspended after she was filmed eating leftover meals.
Plenty of Christchurch residentsÂ walk, run or cycleÂ through the city's largely abandoned red zone, but few get to see it from water level.
Senegal's new international airport was opening its runways on Thursday Â as the West African country hopes to become a travel hub for the region.
Air rage is getting uglier.
The company behind a planned luxury train service travelling the length of New Zealand is adamant that its venture won't require government funding, and says it has received "hugely constructive" support from the state rail operator, Kiwirail.
OPINION: Sounds of the Kiwi summer: BarbecuesÂ igniting, L&P cans opening, lawnmowers rumbling to life, seagulls squawking overhead and,Â perhaps more recently Ã¢ÂÂÂ jumbo-jets landing, freedom campervans spluttering and our tourist infrastructure creaking under the weight of our own ...
Every year, leadingÂ aviation consumer website SkytraxÂ compiles aÂ list of the highest-rated business class offerings.