• Camping Holiday

    Campgrounds booming at Taranaki holiday spots

    LISA BURD/Stuff Julian and Shelly Harkness, owners of Opunake Beach Kiwi Holiday Park, say they are having a very busy summer. The ever looming threat of Covid has done nothing to take the appeal off camping with Taranaki holiday parks busier than ever in the first weeks of 2022. At Opunake Beach Kiwi Holiday Park, owners Julian and Shelly Harkness are fully booked for campsites and cabins until January 16. Summer is always the most popular time, and the last two years have been very busy, Julian Harkness said. Because of its outdoor setting, camping was thought of a safer  

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  • Best Travel

    30 Best Holiday Weekend Travel Essential Deals on Amazon

    Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. Travelers, listen up. There are so many sales happening over the long holiday weekend, and they have everything you could want for your next adventure. Amazon, for one, just released thousands of new deals, including discounts up to 58 percent off on luggage sets, backpacks, comfy clothing, and French skincare. Even if you don’t have something planned just yet, shopping now wouldn’t be a terrible idea. If you’re thinking about flying to warmer  

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  • Camping Holiday

    Da Lat offers escapes from New Year holiday crowds

    Usually, camping is associated with a lack of comfort – an adventure of sorts as campers have to prepare tents, tables and chairs, cooking utensils and food supplies in an outdoor setting that might be swarming with mosquitoes; or one’s sleep inside the tent maybe disturbed at midnight as rainwater seeps inside. Well, welcome to glamping, the luxury version of camping that includes facilities and accommodation far more comfortable than traditional camping – a trend that is fast catching on. Twin Beans Farm Photo by VnExpress/Tran Khang Duy Located on a coffee farm in Da Sar Commune, Lac Duong District,  

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  • Camping Holiday

    Save Up to 40% During the REI Holiday Warm Up Sale

    (Photo/REI) December 10, 2021 | Sponsored Post Support us! GearJunkie may earn a small commission from affiliate links in this article. Learn more. Home » Holiday » Save Up to 40% During the REI Holiday Warm Up Sale If you want to avoid a last-minute shopping scrum, get that holiday shopping done now. REI has major discounts on affordable gifts for everyone on your list. Save up to 40% off during the REI Warm Up Sale now through Dec. 20. The sale is full of camping equipment, footwear, and winter apparel. We highlighted several smaller-ticket items with gift-giving in  

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  • Travel Bag

    YETI’s bag collection will make the perfect holiday gift

    NY Post may be compensated and/or receive an affiliate commission if you buy through our links. Ahh there’s no time like the holiday travel season. The Christmas trees are up, sparkling lights are everywhere and merry songs are bound to play throughout your journey. You know what else the holiday travel season involves? Super crowded airports that make you feel like squished sardines, delayed flights and luggage that is so dang hard to roll—can’t anything go right? Thankfully, we have a solution to the latter: YETI’s bag collection. Since the brand first launched their bag assortment in March 2021,  

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  • Family Trip

    Omicron and Holiday Travel: 12 of the Most Pressing Questions

    Holiday travel suddenly feels more fraught as the world waits for emerging information on the transmissibility and virulence of the new coronavirus variant. Scientists are racing to see if the current vaccines offer protection against Omicron, but many families and other travelers may need to consider a variety of factors now before embarking to see relatives or to experience a change of scenery. “Once again they will have to make informed decisions,” said Kathy Risse, a pediatrician in Seattle. But unlike last year’s holiday period, Dr. Risse said, “we know so much more about stopping transmission, and widespread testing is  

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  • Camping Holiday

    Camping with Covid: How hard is it to holiday in a pandemic?

    Covid is out to sabotage the classic Kiwi holiday, with its tents, cabins, side-by-side caravans, evening beers around the barbecue, and young and old using shared kitchen and toileting facilities. Epidemiologists warn if we want to stay safe, then our Christmas holidays will have to look different this summer, with masks, vaccinations and social distancing. But if you’re asking yourself whether to proceed with your camping holiday, with unvaccinated under-12s running around, the specialists’ answer is, “yes … within limits”. JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/STUFF The traffic light system came into force across New Zealand on Friday, to differing responses. Holiday parks have  

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