The one-way track up Mt Cargill can be linked to a downhill road to become a half-day loop walk, says Clare Fraser.
With the Covid-19 pandemic indefinitely grounding the globe-trotting travel plans of many Kiwis, why not indulge in a dollop of virtual tourism to help nourish your wanderlust, writes Mike Yardley.
ODT Fresh columnist Charmian Smith was in Ethiopia when Covid-19 began to drive countries into lockdown. Despite cutting her trip short and a worry-filled trip home, she has fond memories of a country full of contrasts.
Hawea locals will, no doubt, have been making the most of this wonder walk through the lockdown period.
Dunedin writer Neville Peat revisits (before lockdown) the Coromandel Peninsula, which he explored on his 10-speed touring bike 40 years ago.
Forty years after his first Wellington-Auckland train trip, Neville Peat, accompanied by his wife, repeated the journey in early March. Times had changed. The overnight Northern Express had become the daytime Northern Explorer.
While we can't travel at the moment we have plenty of time to dream and plan. Seeing a bit more of our own country might be the first option when travel restrictions end.
A few weeks of annual leave is usually a ticket to see the world. Peter Dowden describes how, on his last holiday, the world came to him.
Kiwis thinking about calling off planned trips abroad because of Covid-19 fears should be asking themselves three big questions, a microbiologist says.
Tourism and hospitality operators are desperate to keep staff with hopes an economic downturn will pass in time, Jacob McSweeny reports.
Kiwis are often terrible at exploring everything New Zealand has to offer, but the Covid-19 outbreak provides another reason to try holidaying at home. Rebecca Fox plays tourist in her own backyard.
The latest travel book from Lonely Planet, Sustainable Escapes, discovers the world's best eco-conscious travel experiences and places to stay. This is an edited extract.
Tongass National Park is one of the world’s great, unspoiled forests, writes Mike MacEacheran. And it’s home to more brown bears than anywhere else on the planet.