Dubai plans yet another theme park
Dubai plans yet another theme park

A Dubai developer that recently opened the world's largest indoor theme park now plans an even bigger attraction next door…

North Korea's 'Hotel of Doom' may open
North Korea's 'Hotel of Doom' may open

With 3000 rooms, it's the world's largest hotel - and North Korea's Ryugyong Hotel might celebrate its 30th birthday next…

Sick crew blamed for 13 hour Jetstar wait
Sick crew blamed for 13 hour Jetstar wait

A Jetstar flight from Bali to Darwin has been delayed by about 13 hours after a crew member called in sick.

Would you pay $608 to 'sink' in a replica Titanic?
Would you pay $608 to 'sink' in a replica Titanic?

Construction has begun on the world's first full-size replica of the Titanic in China, a country that fell in love with…

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A honeymoon without a husband?
A honeymoon without a husband?

This newlywed left her husband behind to embark on a whirlwind honeymoon alone. And she reckons it's…

Rarotonga: The man who drank Raro

The Shipwreck Bar was one of the best beach bars and Jim, its owner, was much-loved, writes Steve Braunias.

The side of Bali tourists miss out on

Beyond the Kuta sunsets and temples of Ubud, there's an unseen side to Bali that remains hidden to tourists. And it's fascinating…

Magic in Mexico

Stephanie Holmes picks the wrong time to visit Cancun, but the right time to visit the ruins of Tulum.

Pompeii made accessible for all
Pompeii made accessible for all

Ancient Roman cobbled streets and wheelchairs don't normally mix, but new paved passageways have made…

Travel Insider - Seth Stevens, New York City

The new happening neighbourhood right now is called Nomad, between 23rd St and 32nd St from Fifth Ave to Sixth Ave.

Crowds at Auckland Airport

There is "unexpected congestion" in international arrivals at Auckland Airport.

John Roughan: NZ's enviable passport

COMMENT: Every time I crossed a border in South America these past few weeks I was glad to be from New Zealand.

Izmir: Ancient ruins and Ataturk

With the brooding face of Ataturk looking down on him, Michael McHugh explores the past glories of Ephesus.

The world's most Instagrammed locations
The world's most Instagrammed locations

The world's most Instagrammed locations for 2016 have been revealed, with Disney theme parks topping…

James Dean death spot a traffic stopper

A set of traffic lights in the middle of a California highway perplexes Michael Wayne . . . until he reads the sign.

In Cuba, tourists find historic moment

They came for salsa music and mojitos and ended up wandering through a city turned still and silent by nine days of national…

Lounges offering more, especially for men

Airlines have launched plenty of flashy amenities in in recent years - but the perks on the ground are just as exciting.

Palma loses de Mallorca add on

Palma de Mallorca city on the Mediterranean tourism island of Mallorca is to be called simply Palma - again.

Why tourists thirst for authenticity - and how they can find it
Why tourists thirst for authenticity - and how they can find it

A growing number of travellers are seeking exposure to authentic local lifestyles, customs and culture…

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