Guns, machetes - and even eels are among some of the strangest things that have been confiscated by airport security officers.
We're all guilty of bragging about our travels on Facebook from time to time, but these travel posts are the most irritating of all...
Check out these stunning images selected from National Geographic Travel's "Your shot Illuminating the World" competition.
From the city lights of bustling New York to the ski slopes and parties of snowy Canada, find your version of a Christmas wonderland.
Gollum now has a couple of buddies to hang out with while greeting travellers at Wellington Airport.
A rare natural phenomenon has seen the Grand Canyon filled with a river of fog - to the delight of the park's photographers.
From graffitiing ancient relics, to being generally obnoxious, drunk and stingy, there are some horrendous tourists out there.
Who would have thought it would be cheaper to buy a return airfare and do all your shopping overseas than battle the crowds at home?
Some cities have notoriously bad reputations but are still worth exploring...
From swimming holes in the ice to the mineral rich waters of Hell, these places are guaranteed to get your heart racing!
The Yahoo NZ newsroom is full of avid travellers, so check out the destinations everyone's eyeing up for 2014. We can dream, right?
Ambitious, practical and unusual buildings have been recognised at the World Architecture Festival Awards. Check them out...
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