Clinton travel writer Julie Orr-Wilson has won the Cathay Pacific Travel Writer of the Year Award for a piece published in the Otago Daily Times.
Prejudices were out and fetishes were in during Pam Jones' moving first visit to New Orleans' most famous street.
Pam Jones is surrounded by literary heavyweights as she gets to know the city known as Nola.
Pamela Wade and friends discover the trials and tribulations of a week in a narrowboat on England’s Grand Union Canal.
Reporter Jono Edwards flees to the winter getaway of Rotorua to find a bubbling mix of mud pools, geysers and culture.
From the Deep South, Simon Hartley travels to the Far North to check the veracity of claims of ‘‘winterless Northland'', and what it offers while Otago gets set to winter over.
Besides the picturesque location, New Plymouth is mostly about its art and culture above anything else, Samuel White discovers.
A weekend away in the Mackenzie Country was just what the doctor ordered for motoring writer Catherine Pattison.
With cheap and easy flights often taken for granted as the travel mode de jour, where does the average traveller stand when faced with the reality of their CO2 contribution to a rapidly tipping climate?
The dramatic realism of Te Papa's latest exhibition is extraordinary and exciting, but then it hits you.
In the first of our series looking at places to go for short winter breaks David Loughrey headed to Wellington for a taste of culture, literature and art. The capital city provided all of that, as well as beer and native birds.
Fergus Blakiston travels backwards into the dim reaches of time ...
Air New Zealand has opened a new entry point for travellers from Auckland to the United States. Dunedin's Dame Elizabeth Hanan discovered in Houston an unexpectedly vibrant and stimulating city when she travelled to United States to meet family.
Bruce Munro goes looking for adventure on the wild and beautiful Samoan island of Savai'i.
Pam Jones discovers it's hot work following in the footsteps of royalty as she explores the Portuguese walled castle town of Obidos.
New Zealanders continue to reap the benefits of one man's vision to protect Paradise and those who helped the area rise from the ashes when tragedy struck. PAM JONES looks at the journey of a place many describe as heaven on Earth.
The travelling is easy in Tasmania, writes Brenda Harwood.
When you've had your fill of the hustle and bustle of the Sydney CBD and ticked the usual touristy things off your list - the Opera House, Circular Quay, The Rocks, and taking a ferry across to Manly - there's an attractive bush haven a hop, skip and jump away. Allison Beckham and her husband John took some time out there recently.
Australia's Gold Coast is well known for its sun, sand and surf, but, as Donna McIntyre, of The New Zealand Herald, discovers, it is pretty well served by its shops and restaurants, too.
It's millions of years since dinosaurs roamed the British Isles, but reptilian roars still dominate London's natural history icon, Pam Jones discovers.