Seaside Serenity

The historical naval village of Devonport, just across the harbour from the centre of Auckland, is the place to be for a gentle pace according to Julia Kirchner writing for Monsters & Critics. “While chugging across the inner Hauraki harbour, tourists get a fine view of the Auckland skyline and the Sky Tower which dominates the waterside view. From the harbour the roads radiate in all directions. To the left and right are handsome beaches with the centre of Devonport straight ahead. Victoria Road is flanked by cosy cafés, intimate book stores or shops selling works of art or souvenirs.”


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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…