Kiwis love of travel is stronger than ever - whether it’s cruising the inlets of Alaska, wandering the street food stalls in Southeast Asia, or a staycation in our own backyard.

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Cheap flights can often lead us to choose a destination, rather than the other way around. Chris Zeiher from Lonely Planets found himself in Luxembourg City after doing just that.

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Chris Zeiher the Asia-Pacific Lonely Planet brand spokesperson joins The Long Lunch talking about how the Kiwi right of passage of eating crayfish in Kaikoura came to be ranked #7 on the list of the iconic travel publication’s new 500-strong Ultimate Eatlist.

In addition to Crayfish in Kaikoura, the five other New Zealand gastronomic encounters ranked in Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Eatlist are:
Whitebait fritters (#54)
Hangi (#304)
Hokitika Wildfoods Festival (#346)
Manuka honey (#438)
Pavlova (#429)

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The benefits of travel insurance

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Craig Morrison from Holiday Rescue discusses some of major reasons why it's important to have travel insurance.