World Class Metropolis

Good life here and now: Auckland is ranked above Munich, Melbourne, Stockholm and Toronto to win sixth place for overall quality of life in a William M. Mercer survey of 215 cities, topped by Zurich in Switzerland. Ratings were based on 39 measures, including political stability, access to health and education services, hygiene, housing, safety and recreation. The Irish Times gets excited over Dublin coming in 35th. London and New York were 41st equal.


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Experience True Silence in Doubtful Sound

Experience True Silence in Doubtful Sound

“With towering snow-capped mountains, surreal waterfalls, crystal clear lakes and lush rain forests Doubtful Sound in New Zealand is a destination frozen in time… just like when it was discovered 15,000…