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IgoUgo's Guide to the Transit of Venus Photo

IgoUgo's Guide to the Transit of Venus

Posted on June 4, 2012 in Travel News

About ¼ of the world won’t be able to see any of the eclipse, so we recommend packing (lightly) and jetting away to see it. If you don’t know where to go- fret not, we’ve compiled our favorite places to catch the best view of Venus... Continue reading IgoUgo's Guide to the Transit of Venus

Photos of the Week: I am a Rock Photo

Photos of the Week: I am a Rock

Posted on April 5, 2012 in Photos

They might not be mountains, but some of our members have scaled some pretty impressive rocks! From the UK to New Zealand, take a look at some Goliath boulders... Continue reading Photos of the Week: I am a Rock

Photos of the Week: Cloudy Views Photo

Photos of the Week: Cloudy Views

Posted on January 10, 2011 in Photos

Travelers to the northern U.S. -- or Ireland, or Canada, or Hokkaido -- all know how cathartic a pea-soupy fog can be. Two of our photographers recently saw opportunities poking their heads through the cloud cover. Our Photos of the Week are giving us misty eyes... Continue reading Photos of the Week: Cloudy Views

Traveler of the Week: On the Edge in Auckland Photo

Traveler of the Week: On the Edge in Auckland

Posted on October 8, 2010 in Traveler of the Week

Most travelers explore iconic buildings when visiting new and favorite destinations. IgoUgo’s Traveler of the Week took that relatively innocuous activity to extremes atop Auckland’s SkyTower--and proved whether she’s a (wo)man or a (wo)mouse... Continue reading Traveler of the Week: On the Edge in Auckland

15 Hotels to Check Into for a Room with a View Photo

15 Hotels to Check Into for a Room with a View

Posted on June 10, 2010 in Hotels

When you book a room at any of these perfectly located hotels, you don’t have to worry about getting to the area’s top sights--they come to your window... Continue reading 15 Hotels to Check Into for a Room with a View

Got Some Green? Head to the World Buskers Festival Photo

Got Some Green? Head to the World Buskers Festival

Posted on January 8, 2010 in Trip Ideas

You’ve seen buskers all over the world, translating their talents into cash on sidewalks and subways. But have you ever seen more than a few at a time? Meet more than 450 buskers down under as they invade New Zealand for the World Buskers Festival... Continue reading Got Some Green? Head to the World Buskers Festival

5 Reasons to Love Red Mezz's Lake Tekapo, NZ Photo

5 Reasons to Love Red Mezz's Lake Tekapo, NZ

Posted on July 10, 2009 in Trip Ideas

It hasn’t got the buzz of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, or Queenstown, but ever since we started reading about Red Mezz’s long stopover in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand, it’s become our must-see destination on the South Island. Here’s why... Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love Red Mezz's Lake Tekapo, NZ

Adventure Queen lo7la Jumps All Over Queenstown Photo

Adventure Queen lo7la Jumps All Over Queenstown

Posted on March 11, 2009 in Trip Ideas

The title of lo7la’s new travel journal, The Adventure Queen, refers to her Down Under destination, but it suits the daredevil writer equally well: her experiences rafting, bungee jumping, and luging in Queenstown, New Zealand, are royally wild... Continue reading Adventure Queen lo7la Jumps All Over Queenstown

Chef Al Brown: Pure New Zealand Photo

Chef Al Brown: Pure New Zealand

Posted on March 6, 2008 in Trip Ideas

In his Wellington restaurant and on his TV show, Al Brown is known for his prowess with some the freshest ingredients on the planet. The top New Zealand chef fields our questions about the best things to come out of his kitchen, and out of the wild... Continue reading Chef Al Brown: Pure New Zealand

Postcard from Wellington: Southern Surprise Photo

Postcard from Wellington: Southern Surprise

Posted on November 9, 2007 in Trip Ideas

If you’re a fan of surprises, you’ll love IgoUgo Editor Michelle Doucette’s new favorite city. She found a (very) southern spot where the fanciest food is the simplest and urbanity is synonymous with abundant wildlife... Continue reading Postcard from Wellington: Southern Surprise

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