New Automated Passport Control Kiosks at LAX

40 new Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks have been unveiled at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) expedite the entry process for international arriving passengers at the airport’s Tom Bradley International Terminal. U.S. and Canadian citizens arriving from abroad, as well as travelers from the 38 Visa Waiver Countries who are also registered with the U.S. […]

New 40km/h speed limit, Sydney

The City of Sydney has welcomed the roll-out this Saturday of a new 40km/h speed limit zone in central Sydney to improve pedestrian safety The zone, announced by the NSW Government in May, is bounded by Hay, Kent, Pitt and Castlereagh streets and will connect with the existing 40km/h area in The Rocks. The new, […]

Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track – Stairway to Heaven

As a relatively obscure song alludes to in its opening lines: “Passing seasons all but fade away into misty clouds of autumn grey,” so in Southland, seasons change rapidly as I was about to find out. The weather gods were on our side and the morning mist was soon burning off as we started hiking […]

Dallas / Fort Worth : Only U.S. Airport Offering Expedited Customs Clearance

Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has emerged as the only airport in the United States (U.S.) that offers all expedited Customs clearance programs for international travelers, making it the easiest and most efficient airport to clear U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The clearance programs implemented at DFW include: CBP’s Global Entry Trusted […]

Book: The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy Location Guidebook

THE HOBBIT MOTION PICTURE TRILOGY LOCATION GUIDEBOOK Ian Brodie   NZ RRP $44.99 PB | Release Date 1 November 2014 | HarperCollins NZ   New book showcases the magnificence of ‘Middle-earth’ New Zealand Since the incredible global success of the Lord of the Rings films and now The Hobbit trilogy, New Zealand has become the […]

Naladhu Maldives – new 2-Bed Pool Residence

Naladhu Maldives has added a magnificent new Two Bedroom Pool Residence. The new Residence totals 600 square metres of private, ocean-facing indulgent living space, including a 95 square metre pool, an extensive sun deck, indoor and outdoor dining and living rooms, plus a butler’s kitchen and pantry. With a master bedroom on the upper level […]

What medical conditions does travel insurance really cover?

Travel insurance does cover medical conditions but, like all insurances, there are restrictions and exclusions set within the policy to keep premium costs lower for the consumer. Travel insurance prices are all based on risk assessment. Just as skydiving isn’t covered as it’s too risky to insure, the same goes for serious illnesses and injury. If […]