Auckland Archive

Emperor Lounge Auckland AKL review

My two weeks in New Zealand were finished, and I was sad to be leaving. It was time to begin my long return journey home, again through Kuala Lumpur on Malaysia Airlines. Since I was flying in business class, I had access to the Malaysia Airlines Emperor Lounge before my flight. Had I not been […]

Wellington to Auckland, New Zealand by bus

After a few days in Wellington, it was time for my final journey through New Zealand on the bus ride to Auckland. Thanks to booking early on Intercity, the ticket cost only $1 NZD. Following the 20 minute walk from my hotel, I arrived at the bus station in Wellington about 35 minutes early, and […]

Air New Zealand releases new inflight safety video plus a contest

Air New Zealand has released its latest entertaining inflight safety video. Their recent Hobbit-themed safety videos featured Middle Earth, but this time the airline has themed the video around surfing. The video features surfing legends Gabriel Medina, Mick Fanning, Laird Hamilton and Alana Blanchard as well as music by Peter, Bjorn & John. Watch Air New […]

Travel Contest Roundup: March 4, 2015 – New Zealand, Croatia, Thailand, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can enter to win trips to New Zealand, Slovenia, Croatia, Thailand, Napa Valley, California, Brazil, Los Angeles, California, Orlando, Florida, Las Vegas, Nevada, Charleston, South Carolina, and more. Win a trip to New Zealand from Air New Zealand Roundtrip economy class air transportation for two (2) […]