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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 News on the Net - 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

Auckland Harbour Bridge Transformed by Lights

Auckland Harbour Bridge Transformed by Lights
Auckland’s iconic harbour bridge has been brought to life in a world-first battery and peer-to-peer powered light show.

The six-minute specially-composed light show sequence wowed crowds in New Zealand’s largest city watching and listening from different vantage points throughout the city on January 27, 2018.

By Travel New Zealand - Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - Full Story

Art Deco - New Wine Bar and Old-School Prohibition Party

Art Deco - New Wine Bar and Old-School Prohibition Party

Napier, New Zealand, famous for the largest collection of Art Deco buildings in the Southern Hemisphere, now has a new occupant in the old National Tobacco Company building – The Urban Winery. Visit this iconic landmark to sample chardonnays by Tony Bish Wines. And if you don’t sample enough during the day, the winery’s cellar door becomes a wine bar three nights a week.

By Travel New Zealand - Thursday, January 25, 2018 - Full Story

Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival

Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival

Hilton Head Wine and Food FestivalHilton Head’s wine and food enthusiasts greet the Island’s popular spring season every March with a week-long celebration to embrace the fruits of global wine partnerships, signature Lowcountry cuisine, grassroots cultural happenings and the authentic fabric of a unique community.

By Hilton Head - Friday, January 19, 2018 - Full Story

Celebrate Southern Heritage with Food & Drink

Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival
Calling all foodies! The 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival is a family-friendly, week-long culinary and cultural celebration showcasing the very best in savory eats, crafted cocktails, gourmet wines and more.

By Hilton Head - Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Full Story

Penguin Info for Awareness Day

Penguin Info for Awareness Day
If you aren’t a fan of adorable penguins and their shenanigans, you should stop reading now. But who doesn’t love penguins?

With Penguin Awareness Day happening on January 20, we thought we’d update you on some of the places you can see the cute little fellas in New Zealand – and remind you about one particularly naughty penguin named Timmy.

By Travel New Zealand - Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - Full Story

New activities in New Zealand—The land of the long white cloud

Night Tour -- Waimarino Group
Lake Rotoiti Starlight Kayaking Experience
Bay of Plenty tourism operator, Waimarino Group, has developed an exciting five-hour kayaking experience in Rotorua that includes a lake kayak, a visit to a glow-worm cave, and a gourmet barbecue dinner for groups of up to 40 people.”

By Travel New Zealand - Friday, January 12, 2018 - Full Story

Isle of Wight and surrounding areas

Isle of Wight and surrounding areas

By Tim Saunders - Friday, December 29, 2017 - Full Story

Three Reasons to Visit New Zealand in 2018

Rotorua is New Zealand’s first bilingual city

By Travel New Zealand - Thursday, December 28, 2017 - Full Story

Celebrate 150 years of beer on the wild West Coast

Monteith’s celebrates its 150th anniversary of bringing beer to Kiwis

By Travel New Zealand - Thursday, December 21, 2017 - Full Story

Rich & Famous-Style Accommodation in New Zealand

Lodge at The Hills
Luxury homes in New Zealand’s most idyllic locales offer those with a lot of discretionary income to experience a slice of Kiwi heaven.

By Travel New Zealand - Friday, November 24, 2017 - Full Story

New Zealand Tour Operators Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries

TranzAlpine train journey
TranzAlpine Train Celebrates 30th Anniversary

One of New Zealand’s most beloved tourism experiences, the iconic TranzAlpine train journey is celebrating 30 years of operation. Named one of the most scenic train rides in the world by international publications such as National Geographic Traveler magazine, the TranzAlpine is one of New Zealand’s three great rail journeys operated by KiwiRail.

By Travel New Zealand - Friday, November 17, 2017 - Full Story

CRUISING THROUGH BURGUNDY

CRUISING THROUGH BURGUNDY
David Powell spent a week on the luxury hotel barge L’Impressionniste cruising through Burgundy. The Burgundy canal is one of the most attractive canals in France, winding its way through the heart of renowned vineyards, medieval towns, elegant chateaux, magnificent cathedrals, picturesque villages and wonderful local markets.

By David Powell - Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Full Story

New Short Walks and Day Hikes in New Zealand

New Short Walks and Day Hikes in New Zealand
Cape Foulwind Walkway
Get your hiking shoes on. New Zealand’s profile as a walking and hiking destination has been amplified with two new networks of walking tracks known as short walks and day hikes. Alongside New Zealand’s highly popular Great Walks network of nine multi-day trails (soon to become 10), these 14 short walks and 5 day hikes provide a great new (and complementary) offering for walkers looking for shorter, more manageable experiences.

By Travel New Zealand - Friday, November 10, 2017 - Full Story

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Grand Lucayan--Grand Bahama Island

With the holidays quickly approaching, readers don’t need to conquer the crowds to treat themselves with the season’s hottest deals—these 15 properties, from Mexico and China to Florida, Texas and West Virginia, invite travellers to celebrate Black Friday and Cyber Monday with exclusive offers, creating up to 50 percent savings.

By News on the Net - Saturday, November 4, 2017 - Full Story

A New Zealand Tree Goes Viral

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand
A lone tree that grew from a fence post in the South Island of New Zealand has become an unlikely and incredibly popular social media sensation. The straggly crack willow tree on the shores of Lake Wanaka is thought to be at least 80 years old. Recently, this tree has stepped into a global spotlight and become a social media star – with some staying power. Known as #thatwanakatree, it is attracting both professional and amateur photographers from around the world, looking for that perfect shot of the tree – that often looks like it is growing right out of the lake.

By Travel New Zealand - Thursday, November 2, 2017 - Full Story