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New Luxurious Cruising in New Zealand

The Pacific Jemm

By Travel New Zealand - Thursday, July 26, 2018 - Full Story

New Zealand’s Unique New Accommodations

Clifton Glamping


New Zealand has several new unique stays available for guests looking for something in nature and a bit out of the ordinary.

Clifton Glamping


Clifton Glamping is perfect for those who love to camp, but want all of the comforts of home. This luxury glamping site overlooks the picturesque Maraetotara River in Hawke’s Bay and feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of modern living.

By Travel New Zealand - Friday, July 20, 2018 - Full Story

TRAVEL DEAL: National Hammock Day

TRAVEL DEAL: National Hammock DayJuly 22 is National Hammock Day and Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen is celebrating all month long! To slow things down a bit and keep with the spirit of “hammocking,” Mahekal is offering a “Swing in the Sun” escape - starting at $195/night and providing travelers with 50% savings along with breakfast and lunch or dinner daily, $200 resort credit for 5+ nights and early check-in and late checkout.

By News on the Net - Friday, July 20, 2018 - Full Story

Five Uniquely Kiwi Spa Experiences

Five Uniquely Kiwi Spa Experiences
From geothermal mud to manuka honey, New Zealand’s natural bounty is the inspiration behind a wealth of pampering beauty treatments.

A session at the spa is always a treat, but in New Zealand it’s even more special. Maori massage is a holistic experience for body and soul, and the geothermal mud, native plants and manuka honey will soothe and revitalize your skin.

By Travel New Zealand - Friday, July 6, 2018 - Full Story

Day Out: Exbury Gardens

Day Out: Exbury Gardens
Spending time with family is the way I enjoy marking a significant birthday. And for this milestone occasion we make our way to Exbury Gardens deep in the New Forest.
It has been persistently raining for the past week and it really is risky deciding to spend an entire day out with such questionable weather. The sky continues to be grey and threatening but we are blessed with absolutely no rain whatsoever during our trip.

By Tim Saunders - Saturday, June 30, 2018 - Full Story

Auckland’s Next Big Foodie Destination

Auckland's Next Big Foodie Destination
Queen’s Rise, a new laneway-style dining precinct boasting world-class design, impressive ambience and worldly cuisine, opened its doors last week at the iconic facade of 125 Queen Street introducing an exciting and unique collection of eateries to Auckland’s Central Business District.

By Travel New Zealand - Saturday, June 30, 2018 - Full Story

Learn About/Receive a Maori Tattoo at Te Puia

Maori Tattoo at Te Puia, Arekatera Maihi
Visitors to Te Puia – New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) – in Rotorua, are now able to take away a permanent reminder of their visit at the new ta moko studio. (Ta moko is traditional Maori tattooing, often on the face, and its purpose and applications are sacred.)

By Travel New Zealand - Monday, June 25, 2018 - Full Story

See the All Blacks’ Haka in New Zealand

See the All Blacks’ Haka in New Zealand
Most sports fans (and even non-fans) know who the New Zealand All Blacks are – and recognize the fierce and electric haka that they perform prior to a match. Now, there is a chance to see the All Blacks play in their home country of New Zealand.

By Travel New Zealand - Monday, June 18, 2018 - Full Story

Restaurant Offers Maori Language Lessons

Restaurant Offers Maori Language Lessons
Popular Christchurch, New Zealand seafood restaurant Fush has introduced free Maori language classes on Monday nights and the first event attracted over 600 people.

By Travel New Zealand - Thursday, June 7, 2018 - Full Story

Jackson’s New WWI Trench Experience

Quinn’s Post Trench Experience
An extraordinary sensory experience opened at The Great War Exhibition in Wellington in April. Created by Sir Peter Jackson, The Quinn’s Post Trench Experience combines his world-acclaimed storytelling artistry with a personal passion for World War I military history and stories of the experiences of New Zealand soldiers.

By Travel New Zealand - Thursday, June 7, 2018 - Full Story

Lose Yourself in the Streets of Paris

Lose Yourself in the Streets of Paris

Streets of ParisWhether you consider Paris the city of love or the city of light, this epicentre of cultural innovation, rich history and stunning architecture will forever champion as a top bucket list destination. Paris pleases all her visitors with delectable food, award-winning wine, and whimsical culture blended with aesthetic appeal. Travelers craving a cultural experience can simply stroll through the Parisian streets and find all of their desires.

By Travel Bucket List - Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Full Story

Sail the Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
“Enter the Land Before Time, and you will understand why Darwin found his remarkable dreamland here. Bountiful flora and fauna and amazing species color the environment in excitement meant to exhilarate you on your adventure.”—Paul Rubio, Paul Rubio Travel

By Travel Bucket List - Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - Full Story

Trek to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu: the famed 15th century Inca citadel which still remains as a shining hallmark of classical Inca civilization, fills you with awe at the true beauties of a past culture.

By Travel Bucket List - Monday, May 21, 2018 - Full Story

See The Northern Lights Iceland, Sweden, Canada, Norway

The Northern Lights
The Northern Lights are one of the most awe-inspiring natural phenomena on our planet. Dancing across the sky in otherworldly colours, this all-natural light show reminds us that our planet is filled with an abundance of wonder.

By Travel Bucket List - Thursday, May 10, 2018 - Full Story

Embark on an Expedition to Antarctica

Embark on an Expedition to Antarctica
Antarctica: a land of untouched beauty, frozen plains twinkling with icy frost and glaciers—a destination visited by so few. For its sheer magnitude and remoteness, this continent is a bucket list item for the world’s most adventurous travellers. But, you can’t visit this icy continent year-round. You’ll need to join an experienced crew and travel in the spring, from November to March.

By Travel Bucket List - Friday, May 4, 2018 - Full Story

Take a Wildlife Safari in Africa Gambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Africa

Take a Wildlife Safari in Africa Gambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Africa
Nothing could be more breathtaking and awe-inspiring than surrounding yourself by the free spirit of majestic animals which make up the African landscape. Championed as one of the most rewarding adventures one can experience, a wildlife safari in Africa will transport you far from everyday life into a world of uninhibited nature. Feel the very ground beneath you quiver while the wildebeest migrate to more verdant land in Kenya.

By Travel Bucket List - Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - Full Story

Travel - day out - Marwell Zoo

Travel - day out - Marwell Zoo
Birds have four types of feathers. I never realised this until I visited Marwell Zoo in Hampshire. Wing feathers help the bird fly, tail feathers help to balance and steer, body feathers give protection as well as streamlining while down feathers keep the bird warm.

By Tim Saunders - Thursday, April 5, 2018 - Full Story

Releasing Kiwi Chick into the Wild

Releasing Kiwi Chick into the Wild
An only-in-New-Zealand experience has left one international sailing crew much wiser about a unique conservation challenge – saving the emblematic flightless kiwi. After a day out in the Hauraki Gulf during their Auckland stop-over, the Volvo Ocean Race sailing team “Turn the Tide on Plastic” will leave a living legacy in New Zealand – a young kiwi chick that they named Mohio (meaning wisdom, in Maori) before releasing it into the wild.

By Travel New Zealand - Friday, March 16, 2018 - Full Story

Snowbirds Escape Winter in The Palm Beaches

Snowbirds Escape Winter in The Palm Beaches
Visitors looking for a sunny and exciting break from snowstorms, icy roads and freezing temperatures will find their happy place in a T-shirt-and-shorts getaway to The Palm Beaches. With more than 75 kilometres of pristine beaches, an expansive selection of luxurious accommodations and restaurants, as well as cultural, entertainment and family-friendly activities,

By News on the Net - Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - Full Story

Bryce Dallas Howard’s New Zealand Escape

Cape Reinga – Bryce Dallas Howard walks along Cape Reinga, the northernmost tip of New Zealand, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean
Cape Reinga – Bryce Dallas Howard walks along Cape Reinga, the northernmost tip of New Zealand, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean.

For Bryce Dallas Howard, an escape to New Zealand’s sub-tropical Northland offers the chance for self-discovery and reflection. Bryce, who has had a close connection with New Zealand since childhood, says she finds the epic coastal landscapes on the narrow northern tip of New Zealand to be transformative. Sandwiched between the mighty Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea, this has been home since ancient times to the Maori tribe that first settled the shores of New Zealand.

By Travel New Zealand - Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - Full Story