If you have ever considered a winter Christmas, Joanne O’Conner has come up with the best places to spark your festive spirit, from a bedecked Zagreb to a twinkling Turin.
Former Otago student Sarah Vilela da Silva explores her new home in Dublin and shares her top tips on how the young at heart can enjoy the Irish capital.
Charles Fleming steps back in time to experience rural Japan as it was two centuries ago, with the exception of air-conditioning.
Not quite the mountains at Cardrona, former Central Otago man Pete Heron takes to the sandy slopes of Saudi Arabia with his family.
Crocs and culture provide a walk on the wild side during an adventure in Darwin for Pam Jones, who reflects on the city's adrenaline vibe and softer side.
Ralph Vartabedian explores Armenia, his father’s homeland, peak by peak. It’s not world-class yet, but the views...
A road trip through the Kakadu? Don't mind if I do, says Pam Jones who, in the first of a two-part series, explores Australia's biggest national park with crocs and campervans in mind.
Many people in our region are enticed every year for a mid winter break to the warmer climes of the Queensland coast. Many are attracted by the temperature, the fun parks, the wildlife or a chance to stay somewhere memorable.
On a trip to the American South, Julie Orr-Wilson looks at the stories around the biggest holiday in the US, Thanksgiving.
Dunedin writer and traveller Neville Peat gets his first taste of Ireland and its idiosyncrasies through a circuit of both Northern Ireland (UK) and the Republic of Ireland.
Known as "Chappy" to locals, Chappaquiddick is just a short ferry ride from Martha's Vineyard, but the separation between the two places feels defined, writes Gwyneth Hyndman.
Sometimes you don't know how lucky you are and so it was with me on a recent trip, writes Gillian Vine.
Staying at a luxury resort gives Bruce Munro and his wife an idyllic tropical holiday and an unexpected experience of the real Fiji.
In the span of 75 years, the Solomon Islands have gone from war to wonderland. Anne Z. Cooke uncovers the secrets of the pacific paradise.
Australia is big. Really big. And has quite a few gum trees. While there visiting family, Peter Dowden rode the tracks from Brisbane to Melbourne.