Editor's Pick - Travel

Wellington: Magnet for mavericks

Wellington is full of geeks and arty types, and its Bohemian charm captivates Peter Feeney.

The beautiful brutality of Africa

On the South African veld visitors swiftly learn self-preservation, writes Pamela Wade.

More Editor's Pick - Travel
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.

Travel Opinion

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.

11
comments

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?

6
comments

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.

111
comments

Ben Stanley: Sleepless in transit lounge

Ben Stanley: Sleepless in transit lounge

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

7
comments

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.

1
comments

Jim Eagles: Departure from tradition

Jim Eagles: Departure from tradition

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

4
comments

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.

14
comments

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.

2
comments

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.

28
comments
Travel Opinion Archives

Travel

Racecourse bucket list
Racecourse bucket list

In honour of the start of the thoroughbred racing season, Danielle Wright finds equestrian-themed travel…

Four of the best Coromandel outings
Waikato: Weekend in Waihi
Auckland: Spring into cycling
Sleeping with the fishes
More Travel

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on red akl_a5 at 22 Oct 2014 04:33:16 Processing Time: 1068ms