Foot and Mouth Disease in Bali: Should Kiwi travelers be worried?

Foot and Mouth Disease in Bali: Should Kiwi travelers be worried?

An outbreak of FMD in Bali has fueled fears the disease could reach Australia. Video / NZ Herald After the last two years, hearing the words ‘contagious’, ‘virus’ and ‘close borders’ in the same sentence is enough to make anyone panic. However, when Australian groups and individuals called to stop flights to Indonesia last week, … Read more

The mighty Timber Trail – it’s so much more than a great bike ride

The mighty Timber Trail – it's so much more than a great bike ride

Well-maintained mountain bikes with knobbly tires, good gearing and at least front suspension are a must on the Timber Trail. Photo / Supplied As far as dream jobs go, Lynley Twyman reckons she has one of the dreamiest, not just in adventure tourism but in any sector. She is ‘official trail champion’ for the Timber … Read more