The Passport blog
Get out of the city and visit one of the world’s Dark Sky Reserves, where a total lack of light pollution ensures a spectacular nightly show.
From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.
Once a year in late April, the world-famous three-day hike on the South Island turns into a race, with competitors running the 32km mountainous track in a single day.
The World Economic Forum ranked 140 nations in order of their hospitality towards international travellers. From Iceland to Bosnia, these 10 friendly places made the grade.
The tastiest way to explore the cosmopolitan mix of cultures in New Zealand’s biggest city is at its bustling local markets.
Two years after a magnitude 6.3 tremor struck New Zealand's South Island, visitors can see the determined efforts of its quake-weary people to recreate the city they love.