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Top 40 Australian and New Zealand Travel Bloggers for 2014

Welcome to the first edition of the ranked list of the top 40 Australian and New Zealand travel bloggers. There is a proliferation of Australian and …

5 Ways to Unwind in Adventure Capital Queenstown, New Zealand

<i>by Michelle Locke</i><p>Queenstown, New Zealand—aka the "Adventure Capital of the World"—is more than ready to scare the pants off you. Jet boating? Check. …

New Zealand Has A Cave Full Of Glow Worms, And You Should Go Inside It

Imagine you're floating on a small wooden boat through a damp cave. It's completely dark inside, save for dots of light from the bodies of a thousand teensy blue insects. Their electric-looking selves create a Milky Way of color above your head.<p>No, you're not dreaming. You're in Waitomo, New …

Why you should delete every travel app from your iPhone and just use Foursquare

I recently went on vacation for a few weeks. Given my job at iMore, I did what any of you would expect me to do — I loaded up my iPhone with all the …

Travel Q&A: How do I pack smarter for my next trip?

Each week, USA TODAY Travel reporters and editors answer timely travel questions in a short video. If you have a question you'd like us to cover, please e-mail it to travel@usatoday.com or send a tweet to @usatodaytravel .<p>Watch previous videos in this series:<p><b>WHY SHOULD I MAKE A DIRECT BOOKING?</b><p><b>WHAT</b> …

7 Twitter Accounts That Will Make Your Next Trip A Zillion Times Easier

Guidebooks are <i>so</i> last century... and looking up from your iPhone was never in style to begin with.<p>Before your next trip, add seven types of accounts to your Twitter feed for a more seamless travel experience (and maybe a seat at the no-reservations steakhouse).<p><b>The tourism board</b> Skim their posts to …

10 Innovative Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel

Continuous innovation has fueled the rapid growth of online travel information and commerce. Even now--after the market has achieved a measure of maturity--would-be Internet millionaires keep searching for The Next Big Thing. Peer-to-peer interactions? Searches tailored to individual interests? …

Flying

How To Use Cloth Diapers, With Charlie Banana & Inhabitots

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your healthy, self-loving boundary setting list: "That doesn't work for me." If others don't understand your boundaries, so what? You are not creating them for …

Home Invasion

10 Tips For Sleeping On Planes

<i>By Lynda Shrager</i><p>I remember my daughter called me excitedly from Kennedy Airport a few years ago as she prepared to board a flight to Dublin, the first stop on her "I graduated college and am now off to Europe" vacation. "I hope I fall asleep soon after boarding the plane so we can jump right in …

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

How to Treat Depression When Psychiatrists Are Scarce | WIRED

Mental health doesn’t even rate a mention in most policymakers’ lists of global health priorities. But mental illness and substance abuse disorders …

11 money-saving smartphone holiday secrets

Don't get stung with a big bill - check our 11 top tips for how to save on smartphone costs on your holidays.<p>Can't live without emails? Got to keep …

Café

Campervanning our way through New Zealand: Our Highlights

<i>Barry from Worldy Nomads tells us about his campervanning trip in New Zealand.</i><p>We’re always a little embarrassed when we talk about what we did, or …

Hiking

Telegraph Travel Awards 2013: Favourite countries

<b>Winner: New Zealand</b><p><b>Runners-up: Maldives, Burma</b><p>Is there any surprise that New Zealand has topped this category for another year? The Land of the Long White Cloud casts its spell over many people in many places, but seems to exert a special hold over British travellers with its mix of old-fashioned …

Domestic Executive

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #50

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>Turacos, Trogons, woodpeckers, peafowl, nightjars, rollers and kingfishers… The birds of the world have had millions of years of natural selection with the ability to fly. They have conquered all terrestrial environments on earth and in the tropics and subtropics sexual …

Completely Harmless Chocolate Mousse

Is there anyone who doesn't adore chocolate mousse? It's one of my all-time favorite out-to-dinner desserts because it's difficult to screw up. Even a mediocre restaurant tends to get it right. Probably because it's so simple: heavy cream, sugar and lots of chocolate. Who wouldn't love it? The only …

Have you considered copper penny tiles for your next project?

<i>The fate of the American One Cent piece is yet to be determined. Will we follow Canada's lead, discontinuing the faithful penny? Well, keep saving</i> …

12 Fantastic Photos of Fall Trees Exploding with Color

After all that hot weather, can you believe it's now fall? To celebrate the start of a new season, today we've rounded up 12 incredible photos of trees exploding with color. Otherwise known as autumn, it's the time of year when certain trees like the sugar maple or the baldcypress turn a …

Photography

10 Foods You Should Be Eating Every Day

How to Increase Metabolism: The Fastest Way to Lose Weight

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long<p>Speed up your metabolism to lose weight now<p>Speed Up Your Metabolism<p>Here's a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It's called your metabolism, …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Granny Squares

You can make granny squares big, small, tight, loose, from a single color or many colors. The only guidelines are to find a beautiful, natural yarn …

Knitting