New Zealand Will Surprise You

New Zealand has become a travel favourite for people around the world. While known for its beautiful scenery, it “is so much more than the sum of its varied landscapes,” as reported in an article in Manila Standard Lifestyle.

Discover a world of contrasts

Go surfing at one of New Zealand’s many surf beaches or go skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Ruapheu or the Southern Alps.

Experience the great outdoors

There are countless ways to discover the New Zealand outdoors. The article recommends hiring a bike and riding one of the country’s many cycle trails or exploring one of New Zealand’s many national parks.

Explore diverse new worlds

Immerse yourself in New Zealand’s indigenous Maori culture or experience Pacific culture at the annual two-day Pasifika Festival in Auckland each March.

The article also recommends trying out adventure sports such as bungy jumping while you’re in New Zealand. Music lovers should head to one of the many music festivals like Rhythm & Vines, the Laneway Festival or Soundsplash and foodies will enjoy New Zealand’s “style of innovative cuisine and café culture.”

“Kiwis are incredibly warm, laid-back and hospitable people who will go out of their way to make sure you’re safe,” reports the article.

Article Source: Manila Standard Lifestyle, October 06, 2016

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Dunedin Swimmer Erika Fairweather Wins in Doha

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