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Italy: Senza glutine? Si, si

Visitors to Italy will find its famed foods come in many gluten-free forms they'll love, writes Nellie Tuck.

Fiordland: Listen to the sound of silence

Danielle Wright and family share the water with albatrosses, bottlenose dolphins and sea lions on a wilderness cruise through…

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Winston Aldworth: Safer than ever
Winston Aldworth: Safer than ever

Most of us don't consider the odds of dying to be sufficient disincentive to stop us from driving. We need to apply the…

Linda Herrick: Forget about Jim? No chance
Linda Herrick: Forget about Jim? No chance

Thanks to the internet, booking a hotel has never been easier, and if you look carefully you can find some gems, writes…

Winston Aldworth: A southern snub
Winston Aldworth: A southern snub

Air New Zealand's decision last week to cancel their Christchurch-to-Tokyo seasonal flights is a tough blow for the south…

Steve Braunias: Sit back, relax, scream
Steve Braunias: Sit back, relax, scream

On a tropical break, Steve Braunias muses about how it's always worth finding something horrifying to read on your holiday…

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Winston Aldworth: Looking good in the air

Winston Aldworth: Looking good in the air

Once upon a time, airline passengers got dressed to the nines when flying internationally.

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Nic Hamilton: The parenting marathon

Nic Hamilton: The parenting marathon

Flying around the world with two little kids proves to be an exhausting test for Nic Hamilton's sanity - and for his marriage.

Shandelle Battersby: Best of the South

Shandelle Battersby: Best of the South

I'm ashamed to admit that, apart from a few holidays with a friend's family to the Marlborough Sounds as a youngster, I didn't visit the South Island until I was well into my 30s.

Jim Eagles: Taking a dim view

Jim Eagles: Taking a dim view

The people who design hotels need to help guests see the light.

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Winston Aldworth: It's safer than ever to take to the skies

Winston Aldworth: It's safer than ever to take to the skies

Courtesy of MH370 and MH17, last year surely passed all records for the amount of newspaper headlines written around the world about aviation disasters.

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David Rowe: The trials of toddler travel

David Rowe: The trials of toddler travel

A Northland beach provides a sharp test of David Rowe's Hasselhoff skills and his 'TWT' awareness.

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Winston Aldworth: Worst drivers in NZ aren't tourists, so stop the lynch mob

Winston Aldworth: Worst drivers in NZ aren't tourists, so stop the lynch mob

We drive too fast, we tailgate, we feel obliged to overtake the minute we see an overtaking lane and we mix alcohol - and text messaging - with driving, writes Winston Aldworth.

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Pamela Wade: Senses make best souvenirs

Pamela Wade: Senses make best souvenirs

Tastes and sounds of travel stay with us long afer the trip, writes Pamela Wade.

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Fergus Blakiston: Toeing the long and slow line

Fergus Blakiston: Toeing the long and slow line

Trying to do the right thing to protect our borders is frustrating for Fergus Blakiston.

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Shandelle Battersby: Booking before you travel is half the fun

Shandelle Battersby: Booking before you travel is half the fun

A few years ago, a couple of mates and I schlepped our way around Italy over four weeks. It's fair to say we were not as organised as we could have been.

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