Ulva, Stewart Island’s wildlife showpiece, is half a world away from its eponymous Scottish namesake in the Inner Hebrides, but both enjoy a profile out of proportion to their size, Dunedin author Neville Peat writes.
Where better to practice the drum beats of Africa, than on the continent itself, writes Kath Beattie.
Former Otago Daily Times reporter Sharon Fowler cycled from one coast to the other in North America
Sick of Dunedin’s miserable weather, Jeff Kavanagh jumped on a flight to Auckland, grabbed a cheap campervan and discovered the hidden delights of the Coromandel.
The magic of Tangier is undeniable, writes Julie Orr-Wilson.
Brisbane is just one flight away, it’s really warm and David Loughrey went there. This is what it was like.
They came for the gold but stayed for the coal. It’s a familiar refrain that echoed throughout my spring swing through Buller, writes Mike Yardley.
When did you last lie back and look at the stars?
For those inspired by Riverstone’s Bevan Smith’s recent exploits in Morocco, Terri Colby provides further insight into the colourful destination.
Despite its scorched history, permanently defined by its atomic bombing, the horror of war and its lasting legacy is softened by the surprising abundance of beauty in Hiroshima, writes Mike Yardley.
New Zealanders head overseas for their resort fix, forgetting we have our very own options for a weekend away, as Rebecca Fox discovers.
Singapore has the most powerful passport in the world and New Zealand lags behind ranked at number seven, according to the latest index.
David Williams takes his family to Milford Sound and uncovers one of Fiordland’s jewels.
Gillian Vine looks at female writers from Fanny Burney to Georgette Heyer, whose novels brought Bath to life.
When most people head to Central Otago, they have a destination in mind and aim to get there as fast as possible. Rebecca Fox discovers the joys of a slow approach.
United Kingdom airline Monarch has collapsed leaving 110,000 passengers stranded and about 300,000 future bookings cancelled.
Canada’s national parks are beautiful, writes Alan Solomon.
Gillian Vine considers how close Australia came to being a French colony.
Slashing across the Korean Peninsula, the Demilitarised Zone is an improbable tourist attraction. But there is no other place quite like it, writes Mike Yardley.
Andalusia has been practising a way of life for centuries, and has just about perfected the art, writes Julie Orr-Wilson.