Thomas Bywater is a writer and digital producer for Herald Travel
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Passport power has been affected by a 'travel Apartheid' on poorer countries.
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The Cook Islands say they are ready, prepared, and protected to welcome back NZ.
Mountaineer Peter Hillary says it would be full steam ahead for the Explorer come March.
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New rules for records introduced amid criticism of skier.
Ōtautahi Christchurch is one of only five cities with direct links to Antarctica.
More than 300 tonnes of radioactive rubble was shipped off the continent.
The two dictators and their push for the first child born in the snow.
Here are seven Antarctic secrets that will change how you see the southern continent.
Hikers' chance discovery has begun a search to find the rings' owner.
South African passengers are grateful to have survived a terrifying ordeal.
A Christmas tradition is underway at the world's oldest scientific zoo.
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Following a three-year regeneration project, Maya Bay is cautiously welcoming visitors.
Occupants complain they were charged the sky high fees for "basically heating the sky".
A hike at the bottom of the Tararua Range has been called NZ's most dangerous.
After 252 aircraft and 16 years, Airbus says the era of the superjumbo is over.
Covid is no longer unknown or uninsurable. But you'll want to read policies carefully.
Changing views but no spare undies. What does $120m afford space tourists at the ISS?
Roaming off the track in an aim to illuminate some lesser-known corners of the map.
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Of the 25 shortlisted photos only two were from the Southern Hemisphere.
The world's most famous sleeper train is about to get a mid-century re-vamp.
The one thing more fragile than the Park ecosystem was the brittle karst limestone.
"I actually thought I was going to die..."
Few people have ever seen the inside of Walt Disney's private club in his park.
The places celebrating two decades of New Zealand's starring role as Middle-earth.
Kiwis should be mindful of new conditions which could void their policy.
Scenic rail carts will remain at the buffers over summer.
Ed Sheeran's jumper company has fitted their biggest order yet.
The penguin was flown 500km to Christchurch after a lucky escape from a shark.
The jewels were reclaimed from an historic plane crash in the French glacier.
The face of London's most famous clock tower has had a makeover.
Many are blaming the lack of a central government mandate for the patchwork of rules.
How far would you go to rescue a dog?
Travel and transport saw the biggest rise in cost, worldwide.
'We are confident things are in place and Fiji is as safe as it can be'.
More casual teams choose to focus more on the "Adventure" than the "Race".
After 395 years Barbados has removed the Queen as Head of State.
Eleven tourism businesses have been honoured at the prestigious Awards.
'Backpackers in budget vehicles are welcome,' but most will have to stay in DoC sites.
Pub goers slept on the floor after being trapped behind a wonder wall of snow.
For almost ninety years, backpackers looking for bunks have had a place in the YHA.
Enderby is one of the few ships to have been given an exemption to enter New Zealand.
The cornerstone of New Zealand backpacking will not reopen in 2022.
Under the new Covid Framework, visitors will have to show their My Vaccine Pass to get in.
A Portuguese charter airline has made history landing at Wolf Fang runway, Antarctica.
In sections of the ride you can walk faster, said a recent review.
A seventy-year-old man is fighting for his life after being mauled by a brown bear.
It became apparent that she had used compassionate leave to fly to Italy on holiday.
Disney becomes the first major cruise line to lower its vaccine age requirements.
In a part of Antarctica explored by Nazi scientists, it could be a Villain's luxury lair.
Hong Kong's new rules may cause a shortage of pilots and a global supply crisis.
Dubai launches - yet another - claim to the world's tallest infinity pool.
How a Connecticut Yankee fell for the 'southern charm' of Aotearoa.
The Charter aims to deliver Aussies home quarantine free, in time for Christmas.