Serene Spar

“If New Zealand were a boxer, it would be a contender for best pound-for-pound puncher on the planet,” according to canada.com. The North American news site describes “New Zealand [as] one of those countries that packs an enormous amount into a relatively small package. It’s unpretentious, despite its wonderful portfolio of natural treasures that range from the semi-tropical tip of North Island to the British-like climes at the foot of South Island. The most challenging part of deciding to visit New Zealand is its isolation on a map, but if you make the long plane trip, you’ll find it is a huge bargain. It’s easy to overuse words like stunning and beautiful when talking of New Zealand, but the sheer variety of scenery packed into such a small space — by Canadian standards — makes that a forgivable sin. I can’t wait to take in South Island on my next visit and be even more amazed.”


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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…