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  • New Zealand: Mind the strong sun

    Cover up with a long-sleeve shirt, a hat, and long pants or a beach wrap, because the primary health hazard is sunburn or sunstroke, not to mention that little matter of that giant ozone hole. Likewise, avoid dehydration. The wisest approach when dressing is to wear layered outfits. Frequently, particularly at the change of seasons, weather can turn suddenly.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 02, 2010 at 2:00:43 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • New Zealand Wine Trips: 15 Top Wineries in the Best Regions

    Touring wineries in New Zealand is easy, as vineyards stretch virtually the entire length of the country. You're never far from a tasting room. Here are a few of our favorite stops, from grandiose modern wineries to rustic barns.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on March 31, 2010 at 1:14:46 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Adventure Travel Without the Adrenaline: Top 7 Trips for 2010

    So you want an adventure, but you'd rather not take out a new life insurance policy. Never fear! From kayaking Puerto Rico's bioluminescent lake to exploring Angkor Wat, here are our favorite adventure trips for 2010.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on January 06, 2010 at 4:00:50 PM EST in Trip Ideas Tagged: Eco-Travel, tipping, Tipping
  • A Day Touring New Zealand's Wine Country By Bike

    New Zealand editor Stephanie Butler recently spent a day touring Marlborough's wineries by bike, learning that it is an excellent alternative to the ubiquitous winery tour-by-van operations throughout New Zealand, and a great way to save some cash. Still, the idea of wine and bikes had images of scraped knees and broken sunglasses (or worse) dancing through her head.

    Posted by Stephanie Butler on March 10, 2009 at 11:08:28 AM EDT in Trip Ideas

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