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Vintage Travel Posters From Around the World to Fuel Your Wanderlust

Vintage Travel Posters From Around the World to Fuel Your Wanderlust Boston Public Library, Flickr While we live in a world where we can quickly jet from one side of the planet to the other, there's still something about vintage travel posters that inspires a sense of wanderlust. Reminiscent of a time when travel was more exotic, and often...

Betty White Stars In Hilarious Air New Zealand Safety Video

Betty White Stars In Hilarious Air New Zealand Safety Video Photo: Air New Zealand Look around any flight shortly after boarding and you'll notice that at least 80 percent of your fellow passengers have their head buried in their newspapers or are busy scrutinizing their iPads. Watching the safety video just isn't a priority for most...

First Same-Sex Marriage in New Zealand Takes Place on a Flight

New Zealand recently legalized same-sex marriage and in celebration, Air New Zealand launched a contest that would grant a couple a sky-high wedding ceremony aboard one of their flights. This video documents the wedding of the two women who won the contest, making theirs...

Book A Night On An Airplane With AirBnB

Book A Night On An Airplane With AirBnB HotelSuites.NL Vacation accommodation website AirBnB has no shortage of unique places to stay, from a "boatel" aboard a converted ferry, to a private island in Fiji. For airplane nuts and those wanting the luxurious exclusivity of a private jet, AirBnB has a collection of...

5 Alternatives To Car Camping This Summer

5 Alternatives To Car Camping This Summer Jason Jones, Flickr If you're the outdoorsy type, it's hard not to enjoy car camping, as long as you find a destination and campground that are compatible with your interests and needs. Not that I'm speaking from experience, but ... let's just say the romantic, roughing-it...

Five Months After Antarctic Plane Crash, Crew Declared Dead

Five Months After Antarctic Plane Crash, Crew Declared Dead Drew Coleman/Antarctic NZ Three crew members who were aboard an aircraft that went down in the Antarctic this past January were officially declared dead by a coroner in New Zealand this week as the inquiry into the accident got underway. The small Twin Otter airplane was en...

Video: New Zealand Time-Lapse

Flights to New Zealand from the USA are expensive. Thankfully, I have expertly created time-lapses to hold me over until I can get myself out to the seemingly mythical and definitely awe-inspiring country. This time-lapse by Bevan Percival is gorgeous. The images in the...

Photo Of The Day: Milford Sound, New Zealand

Photo Of The Day: Milford Sound, New Zealand New Zealand seems to be infinitely photogenic and these unbelievable fjords in Milford Sound are an astounding testament to that notion. Taken by Andrea Schaffer, this image gets me incredibly excited about different ideas for traveling the North and South Islands. I'm...

Video: The Stunning Landscapes Of New Zealand In Timelapse

Considered one of the great adventure travel destinations on Earth, New Zealand is a country known for its stunning landscapes and breathtaking vistas. Nowhere is that more evident than in the video below, which simply put is 5+ minutes of jaw-dropping imagery. Shot entirely...

La Paz's Urban Rush Introduces Rap Jumping To South America

La Paz's Urban Rush Introduces Rap Jumping To South America Australia and New Zealand are generally accepted as having cornered the market on bizarre adventure activities, especially in urban areas. Unsurprising, then, that Alistair Matthew, the Kiwi founder of La Paz's ginormously successful, groundbreaking Gravity Assisted Mountain...

Vagabond Tales: How Travel Can Literally Make You Younger

Vagabond Tales: How Travel Can Literally Make You Younger The famous Spanish explorer Ponce de León spent parts of his travels on an unfruitful search for the fountain of youth. Sailing from Puerto Rico to Florida in 1513 on a voyage, which would become the first documented European exploration of the American...

Survey Ranks 'World's Most Unfriendliest' Countries

Survey Ranks 'World's Most Unfriendliest' Countries Have you ever been to a country that just seems to give tourists the cold shoulder? Now, there are some figures behind those unwelcome feelings; the World Economic Forum has put together a report that ranks countries based on how friendly they are to tourists. The...

Video Of The Day: Bear Grylls Safety Video (Behind The Scenes)

Air New Zealand doesn't let you down with videos; that's for sure. This video, "Behind the Scenes of the Bear Essentials," starring Bear Grylls, is just that: a behind the scenes video from "The Bear Essentials of Safety" video, which saw over two million views....

Video: A Sublime Disruption

"A Sublime Disruption" from Gareth Nolan on Vimeo. Gareth Nolan shot this short film, "A Sublime Disruption," during a trip around the world he took in 2011. "This video is not about the places I visited, but merely an attempt to evoke the feeling of wonder and...

Voyage To Rapanui: 5,000 Miles Down With No GPS, Maps Or Compass

Voyage To Rapanui: 5,000 Miles Down With No GPS, Maps Or Compass How would you feel about sailing 10,000 nautical miles from Auckland, New Zealand, to Easter Island and back on a double-hulled canoe with no GPS or navigational equipment? In August, after reading a story my colleague wrote on the Waku Tapu Voyage to Rapanui Expedition, I...

VIDEO: Merry Kiwi Christmas

Tis the season for holiday-themed marketing videos, but this one is so charming, it's already on heavy rotation in my household. Pauanesia, the wonderful Auckland shop featured in our New Zealand-made souvenirs story, has just released this "Night Before Christmas" video...

Air New Zealand Reveals Hobbit Themed Airplane

"The Hobbit" opens in theaters this winter, and Air New Zealand is taking full advantage of the event to jump on the publicity train. Or publicity airplane, rather, as the carrier just revealed its newest Hobbit-themed Boeing 777, replete with garish external artwork...

Mental Math: Easy Rules Of Thumb For Converting Currency

Mental Math: Easy Rules Of Thumb For Converting Currency Being in a new country is full of enough culture shock – trying to remember how many dollars to the krona doesn't need to be part of it. After all, constantly whipping out a calculator (well, a cellphone) and spending five minutes trying to figure out if that...

G Adventures Announces New Destinations For 2013

G Adventures Announces New Destinations For 2013 Adventure travel company G Adventures has announced that starting in January of next year it will begin offering options to visit 12 new countries and expand its popular Local Living tours to more destinations as well. These additions to the G Adventures catalog will provide...

Kiwi Cool: Shopping For New Zealand-Made Souvenirs

Kiwi Cool: Shopping For New Zealand-Made Souvenirs When you go to the other side of the world, you want to bring back a few things to show for your trouble. Visiting New Zealand with my 1-year-old daughter, and with nephews at home in America, I became obsessed with finding them something actually made in the country. A...

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