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When European settlers founded Christchurch in 1850, they built their new city to English ideals. To be a Mini England, with very English-sounding street names and very English-looking buildings. But that all changed in February 2011, when a Mw 6.2 earthquake irreparably damaged much of Christchurch. Today, Christchurch is reborn with cutting-edge architecture, amazing cafés, …

Oh, Auckland. You gorgeous ol’ harbour city, you. Between admiring the Sky Tower’s views and taking a daytrip out to Waiheke Island, there are plenty of things to do in this North Island city. But what about the things only the locals know about? We checked in with our well-travelled Facebook community to find out …

What’s better than a delicious hotel breakfast? A FREE delicious hotel breakfast. We know you love them, so we’ve rounded up 11 of the best from all over NZ. They’re available for a limited time only, and some conditions and travel date restrictions may apply. Check them out! AUCKLAND BEST WESTERN NEWMARKET INN SUITES Deal: One …

Defining a ‘local’ in Queenstown is a conversation in itself. I have lived and breathed the beauty that is Queentown for 12+ years, but I still wouldn’t claim the title of a true local. They are few and far between these days, with the town growing every year. I can, however, share some of my …

There’s no denying us Aussies have a love affair with New York. And with good reason. From the culture and famous landmarks to the amazing restaurants and shopping, they don’t call it the city that never sleeps for nothing 😉 Here, in no particular order, are 21 tips to help make your next NYC trip …

Winter is just around the corner and you know what that means… Yep, it’s time to plan your winter getaway! No doubt thanks to the introduction of many new and improved flight routes in the last year, more and more Aussies are treating themselves to a mid-year break – and not always where you’d think. …

When life gets a little hectic, sometimes all you want to do on the weekend is snuggle up and hide away. And we don’t blame you. But NZ has heaps of cosy getaways where you can find as much (or as little) excitement as you like. Here are five of our faves to get you …

Here in Australia, we’re perfectly located to enjoy the best of Asia and all the holiday experiences it has to offer. And those experiences have to be pretty darn good to prise us away from Aussie holiday hot spots like Melbourne and the Sunshine Coast. Thailand and Bali are two popular options, but which one’s …

When it comes to airports, it seems we’re always either short on time and rushing to clear security or left with infinite hours to kill, mulling about aimlessly until our flight is ready to board. If you find yourself in the latter camp with an extra-long layover, there are a number of ways to transform …