Belinda Jackson If you can't see the point of staying in Sydney without a view of the beach, check in to the new Adina Apartment Hotel Bondi Beach.
Sally Macmillan If you love sea days rather than visiting a port every day, have time to take a cruise of 15 or more days and are looking for a bargain, a repositioning cruise could be just the thing.
This Fijian resort is going Gallic in the name of fine cuisine, writes Caroline Gladstone.
Rachael Oakes-Ash discovers a resort in the land of the long white cloud that's an oddball tribute to the Euro chalet.
From sun-filled sojourns to log fire retreats, Belinda Jackson reveals the hottest last-minute winter holidays.
Julietta Jameson discovers dolphins and other creatures at play in a Melanesian marine sanctuary.
Nina Karnikowski From volcanoes to sailing, to shopping to a bustling dining scene, Auckland has something for everyone.
The Backpacker There's been no arming and cross-checking on this flight.
Michael Gebicki Once used for Maori blessings, water from this stream is now tainted by algae from the northern hemisphere.
Sally Macmillan P&O and Viking River Cruises are building new ships and that means more choice for passengers.
New Zealand's Te Papa is playing exclusive Australasian host to a new Warhol exhibition, writes Julietta Jameson.
Snow It All
Snow It All No longer do we have to rely on snow reports that clearly favour the resort distributing them to determine whether to go skiing.
Craig Platt It may be one of the most beautiful places on Earth, but this is no pleasure cruise. In fact it must be one of the toughest ways to see the spectacular scenery of a Pacific paradise.
Rather than play down old cannibalistic customs, Malakula runs tours on them, writes Lance Richardson.
A new-wave movement has brought fine dining to Auckland, writes Simon Farell Green.
Caroline Gladstone I'm off to find the spiritual side of Rangiroa, a coral atoll way out in the Tuamotu Archipelago.
Julietta Jameson discovers there are no wrong turns on a newly-possible road trip around Viti Levu.
The legacy of Flight of the Conchords has been the creation of a new stereotype for Kiwis travelling in the US, writes James Robinson.
Craig Platt The service to Fiji is no-frills — more like a domestic flight than an international one.
The Backpacker I've always tended to avoid destinations that appeal to families.