Bora Bora Island, French Polynesia. Photograph / 123rf
Every week, we take a look at among the newest happenings from Aotearoa and past, to encourage your subsequent journey.
Dreaming of an island getaway? French Polynesia and New Caledonia are among the many newest vacation hotspots to welcome again guests to their sandy shores. As of August 1, The Islands of Tahiti (which incorporates Bora Bora, Moorea, and the most important within the island chain, Tahiti), are open to each vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers, with no restrictions. New Caledonia has additionally dropped Covid-19 pre-departure and arrival testing, in addition to vaccination necessities. tahititourisme.nz/en, newcaledonia.journey
Snacks within the metropolis
Scrumptious aromas are quickly to waft throughout Singapore, as the town gears up for its much-loved annual meals pageant. On from August 24–September 11, the pageant village will embrace courses from high cooks, decadent degustation dinners and a market to pattern the most recent culinary treats. Cannot simply flit over to Singapore? Fortunately, foodies can join through the web site to a collection of free digital on-line masterclasses, or take a look at the Singapore Meals Competition Fb web page for demos and livestreams. Singaporefoodfestival.sg
Music legend’s new museum
Bob Dylan followers from the world over shall be making a beeline for Oklahoma, US, the place the first-ever museum devoted to the music legend has lately opened. The Bob Dylan Centre in Tulsa options greater than 100,000 gadgets from the now 80-year-old muso’s profession, together with handwritten manuscripts, uncommon photos and unreleased recordings. Bobdylancenter.com
South Island set to rock
One of many nation’s greatest New Yr’s festivals is again, with 40 acts lately introduced as a part of the lineup. Wānaka’s Rhythm & Alps will happen from December 29-31, that includes worldwide DJs and bands from as far-off as Brazil, Sweden and Germany, in addition to Aussie digital duo Cosmos Midnight, rapper Sampa The Nice, and Kiwi drum and bass favorite Harmony Daybreak. Rhythmandalps.co.nz
As seen on display
We have spent the previous two years watching the world by way of motion pictures and streaming platforms, however now we will lastly enterprise out and see the actual deal. Every week, we take a look at high issues to do in a journey hotspot from in style tradition.
You watched: Solely Murders within the Constructing, on Disney+
Go to: New York Metropolis
You may’t tour the Massive Apple with out taking a go to to the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island. Certain, you would possibly really feel that you’ve got seen it earlier than, however the huge 46m statue is much extra spectacular in actual life than in any pics. Try the museum contained in the statue’s pedestal, and as soon as entry reopens, climb as much as Liberty’s crown for among the finest views throughout NYC.
Relying on how a lot time you might have, make sure to see a minimum of one of many metropolis’s unbelievable museums. Whether or not it is the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork, the American Museum of Pure Historical past or the Museum of Trendy Artwork, you actually will not be disillusioned.
Purchase a pizza slice to go and take in the town vibes from one among NYC’s stunning inexperienced areas. Set alongside an deserted railway line, Excessive Line Park boasts lush vegetation and meals stalls, whereas well-known Central Park has leafy lanes galore and is fringed by the form of swanky actual property seen within the Disney+ collection.