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Pennsylvania: Still as stone on flowing water

Fallingwater is standing the test of time despite doubts, says Heather McCracken.

Otago: Queenstown's year-round charm

This picturesque slice of the South Island is not just a hub for adrenalin junkies, discovers Jennifer Ennion.

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Winston Aldworth: Black box debate is not black and white
Winston Aldworth: Black box debate is not black and white

Deadpan comedian Steven Wright once wondered: "Why don't they make the whole plane out of that black box stuff?"

Danielle Murray: If we ever get out of here alive
Danielle Murray: If we ever get out of here alive

Nothing brings together a bunch of strangers like communal suffering, writes Danielle Murray.

Winston Aldworth: When first class isn't quite flash enough
Winston Aldworth: When first class isn't quite flash enough

Among the unexpected booms from the Global Financial Thingymajig was a new market of first-class airline passengers.

Donna McIntyre: Through the eyes of a child
Donna McIntyre: Through the eyes of a child

Travelling with her savvy children gives Donna McIntyre new perspectives.

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Graeme Lay: A red alert in these troubled times

Graeme Lay: A red alert in these troubled times

Since 9/11, flying has become a tedious ordeal - made even worse if your boarding pass is circled in felt pen.

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Winston Aldworth: Swapping adventure for a spot of pampering

Winston Aldworth: Swapping adventure for a spot of pampering

We Kiwis have tended to think of ourselves as adventurous types, but a survey by Qantas suggests we've become a bit more aspirational in our vacation outlook.

Winston Aldworth: Toilet? You should've gone before we left

Winston Aldworth: Toilet? You should've gone before we left

Would you give up the right to spend a penny inflight in return for saving a few bucks on your airline ticket?

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Matt Heath: If you are too laid-back I might fly into a rage

Matt Heath: If you are too laid-back I might fly into a rage

Passengers who recline without thinking are no friends of mine.

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Ben Stanley: Sleepless in transit lounge

Ben Stanley: Sleepless in transit lounge

Ben Stanley's nine hours in Houston International Airport feel like torture.

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Winston Aldworth: A homecoming far from home

Winston Aldworth: A homecoming far from home

A nosey up the family tree is the one trip that everyone should make.

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Jim Eagles: Departure from tradition

Jim Eagles: Departure from tradition

Some simple technology would surely ease our passage through airport transit.

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Winston Aldworth: Carry on, air steward

Winston Aldworth: Carry on, air steward

Jetstar is trialling a scheme that will see 'cabin baggage officers' busting passengers who try sneak on board planes with oversized or heavy carry-on luggage.

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Nic Hamilton: Death from above

Nic Hamilton: Death from above

An in-flight medical emergency, with no doctors on board, is a terrifying experience writes Nic Hamilton.

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Winston Aldworth: Key's regional winner over Air NZ prices

Winston Aldworth: Key's regional winner over Air NZ prices

Amid the scandals of the past couple of weeks, John Key played one move that ought to have - in a normal, non-Whale Oiled news cycle - won the campaigning Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism some good press.

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