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Top 10 National Parks to Explore in New Zealand

New Zealand is blessed with some of the most breathtaking landscapes on this planet.  Its national parks are not only worth seeing at least once in your lifetime, but they are also protected.  These places of great beauty are a huge tourist magnet for a good reason.  There is much to see and do at these incredible parks, including hiking …

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Top 5 Meat Dishes to Try in Auckland

Auckland is a great place to sample some truly delicious cultural dishes made of meat, especially pork.  Although the honor of being the gourmet capital of New Zealand goes to Wellington, Auckland is no slouch when it comes to serving up the best culinary fare.  In fact, Auckland has been named as the city with the best restaurants in New …

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How To Celebrate the New Year’s Eve in New Zealand

Since New Zealand lies in the southern hemisphere, New Year’s Eve is celebrated in the Summer season here.  This is also the time when the country hosts numerous festivals, including but not limited to Rhythm and Vines, which is held in Gisborne.  This is perhaps the biggest festival and it’s very unique, since Gisborne happens to be the first city …

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Auckland: The Top 10 Attractions

Auckland is a large metropolis in New Zealand, that has a very vibrant economy and a population of around 1.5 million.  Also known as the City of Sails, Auckland is spread in a somewhat haphazard manner, between the Manukau and the Waitemata harbors. Visitors to New Zealand usually land in Auckland on their first stop, where they can soak up the many …

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5 Interesting Things About Auckland (& New Zealand)

There are five things that you probably didn’t know about Auckland, and when you learn about them – chances are they will take your breath away.  Everybody knows just how cool this city is, but it certainly does pay to learn a little bit more about the unusual facts about Auckland (and New Zealand). New Zealand moves at a snail’s …

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5 Things That You Need to Know About Visiting Auckland

Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand.  It is also home to about half a million people.  The population of this exciting city is expected to grow by about fifty percent over the next five decades.  Auckland has been built on an isthmus and is renowned for its beauty and its enthralling beaches, as well as its wonderful parks. …