Queensland: Sailing in the Whitsundays

August 24, 2019
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Bronwyn Sell gets inspired amid the island beauties off the coast of Queensland. It’s disconcerting to paddleboard for the first time off a boat in a breezy bay in tropical North Queensland that’s frequented by sharks and rays. A few...

Queensland: Airlie Beach, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, is back in business and better than ever

August 16, 2019
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Airlie Beach is the gateway to reef royalty, writes Christine Retschlag. The sailing vessel Spank Me is creeping into Abell Point Marina, almost as if it is performing the dirty walk of shame after a big night out. It’s a...

Rotorua: Kelly Makiha experiences the best ‘staycation’ at home

August 9, 2019
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We live here, we love it, but do we really know what amazing stuff Rotorua really has to offer families? Kelly Makiha packs up her kids and heads just down the road for a “staycation” to her home city. “Muuuuuuu-uuuum,...

Food fit for the angels: What to eat in Downtown Los Angeles

August 4, 2019
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David Skipwith gets fed up with LA in the best possible way. Los Angeles has always been popular with Kiwi tourists heading to Hollywood and Disneyland but the City of Angels is also a dream destination for food lovers. Temptations...

Mexico’s fake avocado scam will guac your world

July 28, 2019
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Mexico is facing a guacamole crisis. And tourists travelling to inhale truckloads of the delicious dip are being scammed with a very convincing fake. What is a holiday to Mexico without gallons of their glorious guacamole while taking in the...

The Vanlife Companion: West Coast America’s Pacific Coastal Route in a campervan

June 11, 2019
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In this extract from Lonely Planet‘s book The Vanlife Companion, find out the best stops on a campervan trip along America’s Pacific Coastal Route. Bewitching ribbons of Hwy 1 and Hwy 101 await all along this route up the West Coast, from...

Food fit for the angels: What to eat in Downtown Los Angele

June 7, 2019
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David Skipwith gets fed up with LA in the best possible way. Los Angeles has always been popular with Kiwi tourists heading to Hollywood and Disneyland but the City of Angels is also a dream destination for food lovers. Temptations...

Queensland: Brisbane, a little ripper fully transformed

June 2, 2019
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Perhaps it goes with the territory, of being the little brother. While Sydney and Melbourne bicker about everything from who’s got the bigger population, better coffee or best football code, Brisbane is getting on with life and with living. Queensland’s...

Budapest: Christmas holidays in Hungary’s capital

May 24, 2019
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Go now The festive season kicks off early in Budapest. Its Christmas market usually opens in early November, the first in Europe to celebrate winter with colourful stalls, traditional dancing and cups of steaming forralt bor (mulled wine). It adds...

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