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Exploring Tasmania

Embark on a journey to Tasmania, a land of boundless beauty and rich heritage. Nestled 250km across the Bass Strait from the Australian mainland,…
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Expedition Log: In the Wake of Scott & Shackleton

We arrived from all over the world, kindred adventurers looking to venture down into the heart of Antarctica, the rarely-visited Ross Sea on Heritage…
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Glorious Egypt on a Viking River Cruise

We enjoy getting personal feedback and photos from our clients as they enjoy their travels all over the world. This latest contribution is from a…
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Canstar Best-Rated Travel Agents

Each year, Canstar Blue compares travel agents on customer satisfaction to support Kiwi travellers in booking their holiday or trip overseas. For…
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Cruising Remote FIJI Islands

This itinerary travelled to and stopped at very remote islands – mostly uninhabited – and subsequently the beaches and snorkelling were pristine.
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Spectacular Tasmania

Embarking on their Tasmanian adventure, the two travellers eagerly diverge paths, each set on their unique excursion through the captivating…
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Celebrating Our Super Star Broker

Our directors, Kay Rogers and Catherine Membery, took the opportunity with the rest of our Bethlehem store team, to recognise and celebrate the…
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Exploring the Wonders of the Greek Islands

Dreaming of turquoise waters, ancient ruins, and vibrant culture? Look no further than the Greek Islands, where every corner holds a treasure waiting…
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Unveiling the Wonders of the Top End!

New Zealand native Toni Paltridge, a seasoned traveler and Marketing Executive at YOU Travel & Cruise NZ, embarked on a thrilling adventure to the Top…
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Your Adventure Holiday in Iceland

Iceland is a land of diverse and breathtaking landscapes that captivate the imagination. With its volcanic terrain, icy glaciers, and black sand…
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Bethlehem Thrives at Thrive Conference 2023!

Thrive was the theme for this year’s conference and our You Travel Bethlehem team has shown we certainly are thriving as the recipients of seven…
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Europe River Cruising: Budapest Waterways

We have just berthed in Wertheim am Main, a small town of 23, 400 located at the confluence of the Tauber and Main Rivers, known for the ruins of its…
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Walrus, Polar Bears & Ice Plunges

We hope you enjoy this latest update and photos from clients who are on a polar adventure and about to see if they can find any walrus’…
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Europe River Cruising: Vienna to Melk

We are now in Vienna. After visiting the palace complex, I retraced our steps past the stables of the Lipizzaner horses, the statue of Mozart in the…
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Splendid Iceland

Thick fog this morning but again it was calm seas as we sailed up to our mooring at a very tiny town at the head of the fjord which was surrounded by…
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River Cruising Europe: Austria & Germany

We are now in Austria, situated at the confluence of the Melk and Danube Rivers at the base of the Wachau Valley.
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Cruising Iceland

Our intrepid travellers share their experiences of cruising Iceland in August. Their adventure starts in Isafjordur (literally Ice Fjord), the largest…
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Newman & The Great Aussie Outback

On a campervan tour of the great Aussie outback, our travellers have arrived in Newman in time for a mine tour.
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Canal Cruising - Chagny

Fortunately, the rain and thunder held off for a while as we headed back down the canal having a last glimpse of the Cote d’ Or and Santenay while our…
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Discovering Mariehamn, Finland

Mariehamn, founded by the Finnish in 1861 as a commercial centre around its shipbuilding and ship owning families, is the seat of administration for…
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Rarotonga Wedding Dream Come True

You Travel Bethlehem Travel Consultant, Lydia Haydon, is getting quite the reputation for helping our clients realise the destination wedding of their…
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Riverside in France

There are certain stimuli that have the ability to transport us to treasured memories of people and places, for us the ringing of church bells and the…
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YOU Cruise Highlights & Top Tips: French Polynesia with Paul Gauguin

YOU Cruise French Polynesia onboard Paul Gauguin - Highlights and Top tips for YOU!
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Why choose YOU? Top 7 reasons YOU need a Travel Expert

Dreaming of travel in 2022 and beyond? Here’s our top seven reasons why you’re going to need a YOU Travel Expert! Before it’s time to hit the road, do…
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Summer Series: West Coast Roadie

Nothing says summer quite like a Kiwi road trip! Whether it’s a sedan packed with the family to see the tourist hotspots, a group of friends off on…
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Australian Outback Adventure - Part Two

My last post, for a day or so, waiting at the Camooweal Roadhouse for diesel to arrive. They have run out and the tanker is expected in 2 hours time,…
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Australian Outback Adventure - Part Three

I saw something very strange and unknown to me. Last time I saw it was just after we moved to Omokoroa. What I saw was the sun-rise; I am never up…
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Australian Outback Adventure - Part One

Steve Subritzky, new club member has had an ambition to complete some of Australia’s out back tracks. 2018 saw his trip canned because of flooding.…
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Reconnect with Celebration

YOU have waited patiently to celebrate your big event, be it a birthday milestone, overseas honeymoon or special anniversary. Now is the time for you…
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Reconnect with Tasmania Local Culture

Head across the ditch to Tasmania and discover the local culture. From markets to museums, craft breweries and cheese makers - there is something in…
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Discover Tasmania Wilderness

Discover Tasmania wilderness and wildlife this year! From an outstanding wildlife experience at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, to a hike amongst nature…
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Re-discover the Cook Islands

YOU have waited patiently for this moment, and it's finally here! It's time to re-discover the Cook Islands! From relaxing in Rarotonga to…
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Queenstown, The Milford Track and Drive From Queenstown to Hokitika

Revisiting this from our cancelled 2020 trip,when there was a massive storm, severe flooding and track damage which caused us to delay for a year.…
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Exploring the Stunning Kimberley Region

14 days travelling the Gibb River Road from Broome WA, exploring the Kimberley region by 4 Wheel Drive - in style and absolute luxury.
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Taranaki Exploration Group Tour

Our Taranaki was lots of fun with new experiences and much laughter enjoyed by our vibrant group of 27. Many of whom were eagerly looking forward to…
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Fiordland Adventures & Discoveries

Local intrepid travellers, Doug and Brenda, share their photos and travel diary of their adventures and discoveries as they took to Fiordland by boat,…
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South America, Azamara Pursuit

We flew out of Auckland on Sunday night, March 1st, with Air New Zealand, on their direct flight to Buenos Aires, it would have to be the smoothest…
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Azamara Pursuit, Beagle Channel

We sailed from Ushuaia at 7 this morning, a calm clear day, heading west through the Beagle Channel on our way to Punta Arenas in Chile, we are…
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Azamara Pursuit, At Anchor, Panama

We anchored here, off Panama, about 3 hours ago to take on bunkers, discharge garbage and take on stores. Tomorrow we will be transiting the Panama…
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My Arctic Journey

This is my journey to the Arctic in September 2018 on the Ocean Endeavour with Adventure Canada. I began my trip to the Arctic, by flying into…
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Europe with a Couple of Teenage Boys

AIR NEW ZEALAND as expected and did not disappoint in any way. Frequent flyer seating economy class worth the slight increase in leg room and side…
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