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New Zealand travel is seriously on the rise.Not only did Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling recently take what looked like the work trip of a... Read More

For many, traveling to New Zealand is a dream trip, but once you’re able to check the country off your bucket list, the dream continues. The islands are... Read More

This story originally appeared on foodandwine.com.On February 22, 2011, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Christchurch, the second largest city in New... Read More

I collect sand when I travel, especially if I’m going to a destination close to water. I gather the sand in a bag and when I get home, I transfer it to... Read More

Top 10 Hotels Overall: City1. The Peninsula, Hong Kong 98.782. Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, South Carolina 98.673. The Peninsula, Bangkok 98.314. Four... Read More

Days 1–2: QueenstownNovember is the ideal time for a springtime tour of the South Island’s secluded fjords, wild seascapes, and remote luxury lodges.... Read More

“You can get tuatuas here,” Anne Moore says, brightly.“A tuatua,” she adds by way of explanation, “is like a pipi but not as big as a toheroa.”I have no... Read More

Take a deep breath. Chances are, the air filling your lungs is far from pure. Even if you live in a clean, ecologically conscious area, you may be... Read More

Just over ten years ago, on a Victorian cast-iron bridge near Queenstown, New Zealand, Henry van Asch's first customer leaped off toward the swirling... Read More

Traveling bibliophiles tend to lug a year's worth of reading material for a weeklong trip. We suggest an alternative: grab a paperback for the plane,... Read More

Not too long ago, travel to New Zealand implied lumpy beds and overcooked lamb. No more. Guest rooms— whether in a gingerbread house in the North Island... Read More

Even though I grew up in New Zealand and have great national pride, I must admit the place was clueless when it came to sophisticated country hotels.... Read More

As a wine writer, I love visiting winemakers in their tasting rooms, sampling small-production rarities I can’t find at home. But that’s hardly the only... Read More

BEACHWHERE: Grand CaymanWHY: The Ritz-Carlton drafted the equivalent of the NBA Dream Team for its new Grand Cayman resort, scheduled to debut this... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Highest Hotels.High in Peru’s Andes Mountains, nearly 8,000 feet above sea level, you start to feel the onset of what... Read More

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