Archive for May, 2018


Holiday romance, or a serious investment? Buying abroad: Expats should take it slow

May 31st, 2018 by

Treat buying like getting married – date a place to see if you are compatible, says Michele Lerner of The Washington Post Buying a home overseas is not only for the wealthy. In some cases, living abroad is cheaper than staying…

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Man allegedly masturbates to porn while seated next to a woman during flight

May 31st, 2018 by

Southwest Airlines is investigating claims a passenger was openly masturbating to porn during a flight.Elly Shariat, founder of ShariatPR, was travelling aboard the flight from Las Vegas to Philadelphia on Tuesday when she says…

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Is this the unluckiest man in history? The secrets of Pompeii

May 31st, 2018 by

There are few worse situations to find yourself than in the town of Pompeii on the 24th of August, 79.A.D. However this man has got to be contending for the shortest straw draw in the contest of unfortunate places to be standing.He’s…

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Why Auckland beats Wellington

May 31st, 2018 by

As Wellington’s marketing team claim the capital is a better city than Auckland, Travel Editor (and Hurricanes-supporting Aucklander) Winston Aldworth looks at the pair from a tourism perspective. WEATHER Wellington: It’s true:…

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Fiji: Thanks for all the fish

May 30th, 2018 by

Juliette Sivertsen gets up close and personal with a shark feeding frenzy — and hopes the invited guests are polite and stick to the tuna. In the world of shark diving, a successful excursion is based on how many fin slaps a scuba…

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Little Eataly: Bolognese food theme park devotes itself to Italian food

May 30th, 2018 by

Italian food park FICO is a little cheesy but you’ll want to come back for second helpings, writes The Washington Post’s Vickey Hallett Everyone eats food. What makes Italians special is that they also live food.Their cultural…

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Southwest Airlines: Passenger made to prove biracial child is hers

May 30th, 2018 by

A passenger has hit out at an airline after being asked an “appalling” question.Lindsay Gottlieb claims that a Southwest Airlines employee at Denver Airport, in the US, demanded she prove she was the mother to her biracial son,…

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Outrage after airport security body search of 96-year-old woman in wheelchair

May 30th, 2018 by

Airport security staff in the US have been slammed after they subjected a 96-year-old woman in a wheelchair to an extensive body search.In a video posted to Facebook, the frail grandmother was put through a five-minute-long security…

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What Mike Hosking did wrong: Tips for Auckland Airport arrivals

May 29th, 2018 by

After ZB host Mike Hosking’s well-documented and widely discussed recent hassles while arriving at Auckland Airport, the Herald Travel team offers some tips for a smooth and speedy journey through any arrivals airport in the world….

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Flying from Lima to Cusco aboard Latam

May 29th, 2018 by

Winston Aldworth flies Latam’s flight LA2063, from Lima to Cusco. The plane: An Airbus A320-200. Latam has 66 A320s in its fleet of 147 planes. Class: There was only one category. Airport experience: For domestic departures,…

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