Book: Waiheke

Waiheke by John Hawkesby, Photography by Duncan Innes $45, Penguin Group Millionaires’ playground, summer escape, artists’ retreat and one of New Zealand’s most celebrated wine- growing regions – Waiheke Island, in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, has the lot. Well–known broadcaster and wine writer John Hawkesby became a resident in 2001 and can’t imagine living anywhere else. […]

Tiffin Afternoon Tea, Langham Auckland

Indulging in Tiffin Afternoon Tea at The Langham Auckland has to be one of life’s most enchanting pleasures. Savouring the most exquisite delicacies, teas and champagnes in the delightful surroundings of The Winery is a legendary tradition that continues to charm our guests from around the world. So this month we’re taking a moment to […]

New Rooftop Pool

The Star Sydney’s Astral Towers, a luxurious 480-room five star hotel, has launched a new rooftop, indoor/outdoor pool for hotel guests. Perched atop The Star, Sydney’s only integrated resort, the pool at Astral Towers was re-designed to take advantage of the stunning Sydney harbour location providing expansive views of iconic Sydney Harbour, the city skyline […]

Photo of the week: India

This week’s photo is of an old woman in the slums in Mumbai, India. Image credit: Josias Tschanz, Photographer / filmmaker www.josiastschanz.com www.countingants.com info@josiastschanz.com Tel – (001) 778 686 5639 (Views: 316)

Free Wi-Fi at Rydges Auckland

Uncapped, free wi-fi for anyone, any time, any where! Rydges Auckland are serious about providing both business and leisure travellers with all the necessities required for the fast paced environment of today and we believe the most essential is staying connected…so they have done it! With new hardware installed into more locations, to ensure greater coverage throughout the hotel, […]

Queensland Symphony Orchestra – Lord of The Rings

Pop goes the Queensland Symphony Orchestra! The Queensland Symphony Orchestra is set to bring pop culture to the main stage as it explores the music of distant lands through its pop culture orchestral trilogy 5 October The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers in concert with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra 23 November Video Games […]

Hawaiian In-flight Entertainment Tablets

In-Flight Entertainment Tablets are now available on all Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 flights serving North America. Save on the rental fee by reserving at the departure lounge before boarding. If you’re traveling first-class, it’s free! Say aloha to: •A high-resolution touchscreen display •First-run box office smash movies •Your favorite hit TV shows •A variety of […]

Photo of the week: British Columbia

This week’s photo is of old deserted century homes near Ashcroft, British Colombia. Image credit: Josias Tschanz, Photographer / filmmaker www.josiastschanz.com www.countingants.com info@josiastschanz.com Tel – (001) 778 686 5639 (Views: 263)

Dart River Jet celebrates 25 years

A quarter of a century of pioneering wilderness adventure on one of New Zealand’s most distinctive waterways was celebrated over the weekend in Glenorchy Lodge by Dart River Jet. They and owners Ngai Tahu Tourism were joined by founders Neil Ross and wife Robyn and a host of former employees from all over New Zealand […]

Surrender to Serenity at The InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa

The InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa is welcoming all executives to take the opportunity to truly disconnect from their everyday pressures with the option to turn in their mobile phone at check in at the luxury resort and enjoy total seclusion and serenity during their stay. From now until March 2014, the five star […]