As Dunedin prepares to shrug off its winter coat, Siobhan Downes emerges from the oven of Dubai's sweltering 50degC summer.
Get access to exclusive deals and expert travel advice at the House of Travel Otago Inspiring Journeys Travel Expos. Happening in five centres throughout the region from September 19-26, the expos...
Do you fancy sampling a taster of America’s Mother Road? Illinois ticks all the boxes, capturing the essence, the kitsch and evocative spirit of America’s greatest byway, writes Mike Yardley.
There is no better opportunity to assess your touring holiday options than by visiting our annual House of Travel expos across the region in September. Many of our touring holiday partners will be...
It feels perfectly natural to be welcomed into Venice on a floating taxi and a sea of culture Sarah Vilela da Silva discovers.
Most people will be able to think of a few times in their life when they've paused, taken a breath, and said to themselves: `what the hell was I thinking?'.
Seattle rates as one of the most captivating US cities to visit, with a heady mix of boundary-pushing architecture and a bumper foodie scene. Mike Yardley finds out what all the fuss is about.
A short break in our biggest city this winter can offer a relaxing and, if you are lucky, sunny time away. Rebecca Fox discovers Auckland’s less well-known foodie spots.
For a small country at the bottom of the world, New Zealand sure has a long reach, discovers South Otago author Diana Noonan.
To book a consultation with a House of Travel Otago specialist in Dunedin, Alexandra, Oamaru, Wanaka, Balclutha, Cromwell or Queenstown please refer to the contact details here. For quite...
Luxury lodges are dotted around some of New Zealand's most stunning scenic spots including Glenorchy and Queenstown. What would you expect for a secluded hideaway with space to land a helicopter?
Bucolic, bountiful and buzzing with headline attractions, the Southern Highlands of New South Wales are tailor-made for memorable self-drive holidays, writes Mike Yardley.
There’s as much apple cake as you can eat in Holland, and also food for thought, writes Julie Orr-Wilson.
Air New Zealand is experiencing its busiest winter school holidays on record, with the number of New Zealanders travelling to international destinations up 25% on five years ago.
Entering Northern California’s revered realm of rocket-like ancient redwood forests should loom large on any Pacific Coast road trip, writes Mike Yardley.