Archive for March, 2019


Tips for surviving the ultimate family holiday

March 31st, 2019 by

It might feel like they only just went back, but another round of school holidays will soon be upon us. If you’re planning on heading away, Sarah Pollok has 11 tips for surviving the ultimate family holiday. I was 10 years old when…

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Tiana Templeman: Sailing away

March 31st, 2019 by

Cruise columnist Tiana Templeman rounds up the latest and best deals, from adventure in Central America, exploring Europe’s rivers or something closer to home. Auckland exodus Pick up a “Buy One, Get One Free” deal on two cruises…

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Three for the kids: Barcelona

March 31st, 2019 by

Catalonia’s cultural capital has plenty to entertain the youngsters, says Eli Orzessek. 1 L’Aquarium Barcelona Featuring Europe’s longest sea tunnel, there’s plenty to keep the kids entertained at Barcelona’s aquarium. With…

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Noosa: You are my sunshine

March 31st, 2019 by

Ewan McDonald rolls along a road like no other. If everything is famous for 15 minutes, Teewah Beach has overstayed its welcome. Its claims to fame may last millennia. It may be one of the most important places you’ve never heard…

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Grand Canyon two die in separte incidents at Eagle Point Skywalk

March 30th, 2019 by

Two people have died at the Grand Canyon in separate incidents this week that included one man stumbling over the edge of the rim while trying to take pictures, officials said.A helicopter lifted the body of the Hong Kong man from…

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Paris: Leave the Louvre for this arty travel alternative

March 30th, 2019 by

With two miles of facade in the heart of Paris, the magnificent Louvre Museum is the largest art museum in the world. Erected as a fortress at what was the edge of town in the 12th century (its foundations can be toured in the basement),…

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Similan Islands Scuba: Diving Thailand’s Andaman Sea by night

March 30th, 2019 by

Bobbing in the inky Andaman Sea miles from the Thai shoreline, I watched a crescent moon emerge as twilight deepened. I turned on my flashlight, peered at my husband, Andrew, and made the most appropriate statement for such circumstances:”Big….

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There’s an actual floating taco and cocktail bar in the Caribbean

March 30th, 2019 by

Just in case the Caribbean island of Saint John wasn’t on your bucket list, it will be now.Aside from the pristine waters, gorgeous weather and obvious tropical paradise vibes, the locals have given us another reason to love the…

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Thai Airways passenger randomly attacked mid-flight

March 29th, 2019 by

A man has accused Thai Airways of doing next to nothing after a passenger randomly attacked him while he slept on a flight from Bangkok to Melbourne.Phil Kent, from Melbourne, was travelling home with his wife after a trip to Thailand…

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He Tangata: Craig Wilson of Quality Tourism Development

March 29th, 2019 by

Elisabeth Easther talks to Craig Wilson, the managing director and primary consultant of Quality Tourism Development. I spent my first 18 years in the white stone city of Oamaru and family holidays were to places like Arrowtown…

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