UK and Ireland
UK and Ireland
For history buffs, nature lovers and culture vultures, there really is no better place than a holiday in the UK and Ireland. From the historic streets of London, to the rugged majesty of the west coast of Ireland, there is so much packed into these famous islands that you’ll need a holiday from the holiday.
UK and Ireland

Pass the cucumber sandwiches: You can picnic at Buckingham Palace

UK and Ireland

Beyond the pandemic: London tourism braces for slow recovery


The realities of moving countries during the Covid-19 pandemic

“The most annoying part was trying to find flights to fit what I needed,” the Kiwi expat says.

Travel Troubles

Irish-Kiwi expat: 'You don't miss NZ and then suddenly you do'

Michael Houghton says Covid-19 robbed him of the feeling that home was just a few flights away.

UK and Ireland

Watch: Spectacular drone light show for St Patrick's Day

The skies above the Irish capital have been lit up by 500 drones.

Travel Troubles

Covid-19: Border restrictions 'had to be done', but family reunion uncertainty 'weird'

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Explore our nation's past and natural wonders in a day at Waiuku

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This is the UK's last original booze-free bar; it may not be alone much longer

Britain's last original temperance bar has stood in a Lancashire mill town since 1899.


Covid-19: Mother's 'guilt' escaping UK lockdown for safety, normalcy of life here

“A couple of times the enormity of being so far from home during a pandemic has made me a bit panicky and I’ve had to squash the feelings.”

Travel news

Amsterdam brothel windows set to close

Sex workers will be asked to move elsewhere in an initiative aimed at changing the type of tourists the city centre attracts.


Covid-19: Expat launches new business in Northern Ireland lockdown

Former Wellingtonian Conna Nagle has kept her ventures going by launching an e-commerce store, learning photography and seeing urgent clients in a Covid-safe way.


Nine iconic streets around the world that need saving

Plenty of the world's most famous streets have become victims of their own success, and are in dire need of a spruce up.

UK and Ireland

'Keyboard warriors' worse than Ireland's Covid-19 surge, expat says

Living through the Covid-19 pandemic in Ireland, Emma Campbell​ says she's feeling increasingly unwelcome back home in NZ.

UK and Ireland

There's a new home for the Trump baby blimp

The blimp will live on long after its namesake has left the White House.

Travel news

Covid-19: Irish proposal 'silver lining' to pandemic for expat

The global pandemic wasn’t going to stop Balcultha man Daniel McDonald from popping the question, if anything, it encouraged him.