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Makarora: Crayfish for lunch by azure river

Our ancestors would have ventured deeper into our back country if they'd been able to do so in a powerful jetboat, writes…

Machu Picchu: Ancient palace of lost souls

When American explorer Hiram Bingham first laid eyes on Machu Picchu, he felt as if he had walked into a dream, writes Derek…

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World's most overrated job?
World's most overrated job?

There are some downsides to travel writing that most people don't realise, warns Sharon Stephenson.

Winston Aldworth: A woman's work
Winston Aldworth: A woman's work

The airline industry hasn't got a great record on women's rights - and it has a long way to go, writes Winston Aldworth.

How to fly when pregnant
How to fly when pregnant

Flying while pregnant calls for an intense chat with your travel agent, warns Babiche Martens.

Getting naked in pretty places
Getting naked in pretty places

Why do people - typically young western backpackers - feel they have to get naked in beautiful places? Winston Aldworth…

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NZ passport's a blessing

NZ passport's a blessing

The privilege of holding a New Zealand passport shouldn't be taken for granted, says Rosalie France.

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A light-fingered list

A light-fingered list

Winston Aldworth delves into a new survey revealing the nationalities most likely to make off with more than just the toiletries from their hotel rooms.

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Blogging while travelling

Blogging while travelling

A family backpacking trip became a school in internet expression for Andrew Laxon.

Sitting with Sir Bob

Sitting with Sir Bob

All the old rogue has really done is highlight the fact that none of us really pay attention to the safety briefing, writes Winston Aldworth.

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Derek Cheng: My bowel runneth over

Derek Cheng: My bowel runneth over

When you get that bad gut feeling, Derek Cheng advises you to clench.

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Two JKs and Anti-Travel Tax

Two JKs and Anti-Travel Tax

Our source has hacked the Government's computers to provide 'Herald Travel' with this secret transcript of a meeting between the PM and the Tourism Minister while last week's Anti-Travel Tax was been brewed up ...

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Justine Tyerman: Left behind - and rightly so

Justine Tyerman: Left behind - and rightly so

Justine Tyerman neglects her old tramping boot mates while in Switzerland.

No domestic tourism ads?

No domestic tourism ads?

Ads for overseas holidays are everywhere, but where are the the ones encouraging us to spend our holiday money on these shores, asks Winston Aldworth.

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Privy to private acts

Privy to private acts

Cubicle coupling in an airport loo is too much for Sharon Stephenson.

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What happens in Vegas ...

What happens in Vegas ...

Deborah Hill Cone expected class but found the land of the living dead on a visit to Nevada.

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