The hairs on Jim Eagles' neck prickle at the tomb of a terrifying Uzbek conqueror.
Despite its dark past, this visitor-friendly city in former East Germany takes its history very seriously, as Mathew Dearnaley…
We're getting so used to imagining how cool everything will look on Facebook that we're forgetting to really look, writes…
There are some downsides to travel writing that most people don't realise, warns Sharon Stephenson.
The airline industry hasn't got a great record on women's rights - and it has a long way to go, writes Winston Aldworth.
Flying while pregnant calls for an intense chat with your travel agent, warns Babiche Martens.
Why do people - typically young western backpackers - feel they have to get naked in beautiful places? Winston Aldworth wonders.
The privilege of holding a New Zealand passport shouldn't be taken for granted, says Rosalie France.
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.
A family backpacking trip became a school in internet expression for Andrew Laxon.
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.
When you get that bad gut feeling, Derek Cheng advises you to clench.
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 ...
Justine Tyerman neglects her old tramping boot mates while in Switzerland.
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.
Cubicle coupling in an airport loo is too much for Sharon Stephenson.
John Campbell told us some of his favourite holiday places and memories before flying to Samoa for the All Blacks' test.
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