Kathmandu Penlight Tactical LED 30

A handy pocket penlight, the Kathmandu Penlight Tactical LED30  is a compact and convenient travel gadget to help light the way where ever your travels take you. This water-resistant and lightweight torch features a bright and accurate beam and a handy attachment clip. Batteries are included. RRP$49.98 – www.kathmandu.co.nz  

Kathmandu LuminAID

Never be left in the dark again! Kathmandu’s LuminAID is an essential travel companion, no matter where your adventures take you. This solar-powered, inflatable light packs flat and inflates to create a lightweight, waterproof lantern. Tuck it away in your first-aid kit or attach it to your backpack on your next expedition. Provides up to 12 hours […]

Icebreaker Merino Travel Wardrobe

Icebreaker AW14 gets set to travel this season with new premium merino garments. For women the Ariana Wrap is a relaxed-fit cover-up with a dropped hem in the back and ribbing on the cuffs and hem. This luxurious garment is part of the Black Sheep Collection made from the finest merino for ultimate comfort and […]

6 dangers to look out for while travelling

6 dangers to look out for while travelling With summer drawing to a close, travel insurers are preparing for a busy month ahead as sun-worshiping Australasians head into winter and plan their holidays to warmer climates. Grant Waldeck, spokesperson for leading insurance comparison website, comparethemarket.com.au – who expects peak comparisons in March  – warns, that while many […]

Smart Peak Season travel

Smart Peak Season Travel For many travellers, it’s near impossible to avoid travelling in peak season. Peak season coincides with school holidays, public holidays and of course, the Christmas break which are also usually the only available breaks to take annual leave and go on a well-deserved holiday. So for those who can’t avoid the […]

Love writing ? Love travelling ?

Love writing? Love travelling? Get paid to do both. Nine years ago Rob McFarland was an IT consultant who had never been published. Now he’s one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading travel writers, with eight writing awards including Travel Writer of the Year. He’s proof that you don’t need to have studied journalism or […]

NZ chosen for filming of RV Rampage

Scripps Networks International today announced that Travel Channel, the world’s leading international travel broadcaster, has commissioned a new 10 x 60’ series RV Rampage, to be set in the breath-taking landscapes, bustling cities and rugged coastline of New Zealand. The stunning new series, which will air in over 130 territories worldwide, will see five couples […]

Top flavours of Asia on your doorstep

Restaurants across Haymarket will be serving up delicious dishes and street food from Szechuan to Tokyo at the one-night-only ‘Little Eat Street’ markets in Little Hay Street during this year’s Asia On Your Doorstep festival. The annual City of Sydney-backed festival, from 1-31 October, helps diners discover the secrets of top chefs, enjoy some of […]

Kiwi Travel Agency Scoops Trans-Tasman Award

New Zealand’s largest travel agency has secured three national accolades at an Australasian industry awards ceremony. House of Travel, and its corporate arm Orbit Corporate Travel, were singled out as industry leaders at the first-ever Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) New Zealand Travel Industry Awards last night. House of Travel won three out of […]

LTI (Luxury Travel Intelligence) confirms soft opening

Michael and Jan Crompton are passionate about luxury travel. Their hard work and business success over the past thirty years has allowed them to see the world in style. But they felt they were taking a real gamble with their time and money by making critical travel decisions based on often flimsy and out-of-date information. […]