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    Find Out Why California Is the Ultimate Playground, No Matter How You Like To Travel

    Whatever kind of traveller you are, California is the playground for you.

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    Cruising the Coast: Six Stunning Seaside Stops For a California Roadtrip

    Few coastlines are as iconic as that of the Golden State.

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    From Towering Redwoods to Vast Salt Plains, Here Are the Must-See Natural Wonders on a California Road Trip

    The Golden State specialises in all things natural beauty with record-setting, jaw-dropping wonders everywhere you look.

  • News

    Coming Soon: QT Is Opening the Chain's First Hotel Outside of Australia and New Zealand in Singapore

    From September 2024, you can check in at this 134-room Singapore hotel with a rooftop bar and pool right next to the Lau Pa Sat hawker centre.

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    From the 'Up' House to Prince's 'Purple Rain' Mansion, Airbnb's New Icons Listings Go Big on Pop Culture-Themed Stays

    Thanks to the first 11 listings, you can also step inside 'X-Men ’97', sleep in the 'Inside Out 2' headquarters and be hosted by Doja Cat.

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    A Beginner's Guide to the Greek Islands

    Salty swims in turquoise waters, halloumi cooked to perfection (no squeaks here, thanks) and seemingly eternal sunshine? Welcome to your next Greek Island holiday.

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    Sun, Sea and Sand Adventures: Three Must-Do Adventures in Beautiful Los Cabos

    Make your trip to Mexico truly memorable and swap the Cancun craziness for the slower, more luxurious destination on the sparkling Pacific.

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    Acclaimed Spanish Restaurant-Turned-Museum El Bulli Is Becoming an Airbnb for One Night Only

    Famous chef Ferran Adrià is opening up the unique spot with Mediterranean sea views for two people, and for free — but you do have to make your own way there.

  • Feature

    Wellington Unplugged: Your Weekend Guide to Jim Beam Homegrown Festival, Feasting and Fun

    If you're heading to Kiwi's favourite live music party, this is one guide you should bookmark.

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    Palm Cove in North Queensland Has Been Named the Best Beach in the World by Condé Nast 'Traveller'

    Five other Australian beaches and one coastal New Zealand spot also made the cut on the full list of 34 spots, with half of the top ten hailing from Down Under.

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    Sydney's Manly Beach Has Been Named the Seventh Best Beach in the World for 2024

    Tripadvisor's yearly picks also include seven Australian locations and one from NZ on its list of the South Pacific's best beaches.

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    Now Open: Abstract Is the Karangahape Road Hotel Bringing a Slice of Brooklyn to Auckland

    With sleek, chic but comfortable designs, Abstract is the hotel for the younger generation of guests.

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    JW Marriott Auckland Has Revealed 40 New Renovated Luxury Rooms — and You Can Be One of the First Guests

    The CBD hotel is getting a multimillion-dollar makeover and you could be one of the first guests to experience it.

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    Queenstown's Alpine Music and Skiing Festival Snow Machine Has Unveiled Its Packed 2024 Lineup

    This year, you'll be partying in frosty surroundings with Peking Duk, The Rubens, Angus & Julia Stone, Bag Raiders and Cub Sport.

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    What an Airbnb Guest Wants: Christina Aguilera Is Hosting a Luxe Two-Night Las Vegas Stay 

    Ain't no better way to enjoy a trip to Nevada — the pop icon will chat with guests over drinks, then you'll get a burlesque lesson and see her Vegas show.

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    Now Open: Te Arikinui Pullman Hotel Is the First Five-Star Hotel in Auckland Airport's Precinct

    The hotel is a homage to Tainui waka iwi, with stunning Māori designs featured from the exterior of the building to the furniture in the rooms.

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    Now Open (Again): Tokyo's TeamLab Borderless Digital Art Gallery Is Finally Back on Your Japan Itinerary

    This dazzling must-visit gallery features everything from digital waterfalls to a tea house pouring cuppas adorned with blooming flowers.

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    Longlegs

    Thursday, July 18 - Wednesday, August 14, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Featuring Nicolas Cage as its namesake and 'It Follows' star Maika Monroe as the FBI agent on his trail, this is horror at its most unshakeable.

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    Twisters

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    No one usually wants a storm to strike twice, but this disaster franchise has swirled up a second must-see, this time directed by 'Minari' Oscar-nominee Lee Isaac Chung.

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    Fly Me to the Moon

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Scarlett Johansson is a delight in this space-race rom-com co-starring Channing Tatum, but the 60s-set film itself is just entertaining enough.

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    MaXXXine

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Mia Goth mesmerises again in this follow-up to 'X' and 'Pearl', which is the stylish, witty and gory 80s-set third effort that this horror franchise firmly deserves.

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    Kinds of Kindness

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    After 'The Favourite' and 'Poor Things', Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos are three from three with this spiky triptych with an award-winning trio of performances by Jesse Plemons.

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    The Bikeriders

    Thursday, July 4 - Wednesday, July 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Austin Butler, Jodie Comer and Tom Hardy rev up this intimate and absorbing biker saga, which draws from a 60s photojournalism book of the same name.

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    Inside Out 2

    Thursday, June 27 - Wednesday, July 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Wellington, Wellington

    Amy Poehler still brings joy in this nine-years-later sequel to one of Pixar's best films, which proves as emotionally intelligent as its predecessor.

  • News

    Calling All Adrenaline Seekers: South Island's Kaikoura Just Launched 600 Metres of Ziplines

    Experience the stunning landscape of this South Island town as you zip through the sky.

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    Unyoked Has Built Three New Cabins in the Kawakawa Bay Wilderness to Help You Relax and Recharge

    If you're yearning for an escape, heading to a remote cabin called Max, Maia and Lea might just be what you need.

  • News

    QT Hotels Is Giving Away the Contents of Its Hotel Rooms So You Can Live the Staycation Life at Home

    Stay at or buy a gift card from the chain in February and you could score almost everything in a QT guest room, with one winner in Australia and another in NZ.

  • News

    NZ by Train, Tasmania and Brisbane Are Three of the Best Places to Go in 2024 According to 'The New York Times'

    The three Down Under destinations feature on a list topped by North America's path of totality, where a total solar eclipse will be take over the skies in April.

  • News

    Coming Soon: The InterContinental Is Bringing Luxury Accommodation with Breathtaking Views to Auckland's CBD

    A rooftop bar, a Middle Eastern fusion restaurant and stunning views of the Waitematā Harbour — what's not to love?

  • News

    Tokyo's TeamLab Borderless Digital Art Gallery Is Reopening in February with Dazzling New Installations

    The must-visit Japanese site is moving to Azabudai Hills, complete with new world-premiere works that look like bubbles, jelly and flowers.

  • News

    Air New Zealand, Qantas and Virgin Australia Have Been Named the World's Three Safest Airlines for 2024

    In the annual global ranking, Jetstar was also named the safest low-cost airline for this year.

  • News

    Four Budget-Friendly Bali Getaways That You Can Book Right Now

    Jet to this stunning island nation without busting your travel budget.

  • News

    Five Must-Have Cultural Experiences in Vietnam

    Explore the Land of the Ascending Dragon with this guide.

  • News

    Ho, Ho, Holidays: Santa's Supremely Festive Cabin in Finland Is Available to Book on Airbnb for Free

    Slumber in a winter wonderland adjacent to Santa's Main Post Office in Rovaniemi — elf attire included.

  • News

    The Hobbiton Movie Set Has Opened Its Hobbit Holes to the Public So You Can Step Inside Bagshot Row

    For the past two decades, Hobbiton's hobbit holes have only existed as an external facade — but not anymore.

  • News

    Air New Zealand's New In-Flight Snacks Include Kiwis' Favourite Cookie, Crunchy Cheese and Feijoa Popcorn

    The NZ airline has revealed its revamped snack menu, whittling down more than 400 choices to just 14.

  • News

    Auckland's JW Marriott Has Transformed One Suite Into a Christmas Paradise — and It's Open for Bookings

    One of Auckland's most luxurious hotels has given its suite a Christmas makeover.

  • News

    It's Time to Book the Island Getaway You've Been Dreaming of with These Black Friday Travel Deals

    Been looking for an excuse to book a much-needed holiday? Here you go.

  • News

    The New Zealand Leg of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series Has Been Postponed Until January 2024

    While Red Bull Cliff Diving will not go ahead in November, Aotearoa is not missing out on the exhilarating competition all together.

  • Guide

    The Ten Best Hotels in Brisbane

    Whether you're vacationing or staycationing, this lineup of the top hotels in Brisbane will help you live your best life — fine restaurants, premium spas and rooftop pools for days.

  • News

    The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series Is Splashing Into New Zealand for the First Time in November

    Aucklanders will have the chance to watch the world's best divers launch themselves off a 27-metre platform into the Waitematā Harbour.

  • News

    Picture Time: Westfield Is Bringing Back Its Adorable Pet Photo Shoots with Santa This Christmas

    Dogs, cats and even rabbits can get into the festive spirit — and you'll score a cute snap for your wall.

  • News

    Now Open: Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa Has Installed Two New Hydroslides Just in Time for Summer

    After 25 years, the site's green and beige slides have been replaced — and there's one option for thrillseekers and another for folks looking to relax.

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    These Airbnb Hosts and Their Stays Were Just Named the Best in Australia and New Zealand for 2023

    These hosts with the most have won some love for a romantic Sunshine Coast retreat, a stay in a 1920s steam train carriage and a Hamurana cabin with an outdoor bath.

  • News

    Our Guide to the Best Glamping Sites Around Australia

    Stay in luxury tents scattered among remote deserts, lush rainforests and tropical islands at these Australian glamping sites.

  • News

    Twelve Incredible Australian Islands for When You Want to Get Off the Mainland

    You don't need to travel to Bali or Thailand to have an island holiday — these adventurous and relaxing spots are just off the coast of Australia.

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    The Best Day Spas in Wellington

    Treat yourself to a hot stone massage, a candle-lit coconut milk bath or a healing treatment involving lava shells at these luxury Wellington spas.

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