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Wellington

On safari: giraffe at the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi National Park, South Africa.

Wildlife

Responsible wildlife tourism: Close encounters

David Whitley There are ways to see animals up close without alarming them or yourself, writes David Whitley.

New Zealand

Pop across the ditch

New Zealand's Te Papa is playing exclusive Australasian host to a new Warhol exhibition, writes Julietta Jameson.

Free attractions

Nothing really matters

Kyoto Imperial Palace

If you've questioned that old saying about the best things in life, The Tripologist Michael Gebicki has proof that it's actually, well, on the money.

Food

I know this great little place ...

Martin Bosley

Simon Thomsen MARTIN BOSLEY

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Photo galleries

One weird and wearable festival

World of Wearable Art

Wellington's World of Wearable Art festival showcases amazing designs that blur the lines between fashion, art and theatre.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

A scenic roll via ranges, rainforest and Rotorua

Tripologist We are travelling to New Zealand's North Island would appreciate a relaxing driving itinerary.

Best in travel

World's top 10 cities for 2011 named

Valencia

Lonely Planet has drawn on the knowledge, passion and kilometres travelled by its staff, authors and online community to present the Top 10 Cities to visit in 2011.

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Map of Wellington

Travel News

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

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LAWRENCE MONEY 11:48pm | Recent events have made those people afraid of plane travel more afraid than ever.

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

ANNIE DANG 8:18am | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

20 Aug | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

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