Japan for all seasons

Japan has lured many adventurers to its shores since Marco Polo introduced this fascinating country to the world in the 13th century. However, until...

Tricky Rotorua gallery in the frame

Rotorua’s tourist attractions are well known to most New Zealanders but when SARAH ELLIS visited the thermal city recently she and her family discovered...

Fiona’s one for the birds

EastLife editor, HELEN PERRY well remembers idyllic picnic days on Motuihe Island during the ’50’s and 60’s. A Hauraki Gulf gem, with beaches either...

Moorea enchants

A unique mixture of French and Polynesian cultures makes French Polynesia a tropical paradise with a difference as CARMEN BIRD discovered on a recent...

Fijian renaissance

When JESMA MAGILL started looking at Fiji as a mini break destination she didn’t anticipate the changes she would find after a 15-year absence....

Cycling Cambodia – country of contrasts

A massive fundraising effort for Cure Kids earlier this year by CARMEN BIRD and six friends later resulted in the group embarking on a...

Akaroa – A ‘oui’ taste of France

With memories of a long ago visit to Akaroa still lingering, SARAH ELLIS was excited at the prospect of a return visit with her...

The little railway that could!

Over summer, as we hit the highways only to sit in those inevitable traffic jams, one can’t help but wonder whether there’s a better...

The Old Ghost Road…add it to your bucket list

Local tramper MAX RAWNSLEY has covered most of New Zealand’s well known trails but his recent encounter with the South Island’s The Old Ghost...

Safe, not sorry…

Life is full of risks – insurance can help protect against them. Do you buy travel insurance when travelling overseas? If not, you risk financial...

CONNECT

596FansLike

MUST READ