New Zealand is one of the most amazing and best destinations in the world. The country offers spectacular landscapes, from mountain ranges to active volcanoes and infinite coastlines.
It is one of the most beautiful countries on the planet for its pristine nature and landscapes. One-third of the country is protected in national parks.
It has a population of less than 5 million and almost 6 times as many sheep. That’s a lot of sheep but less than the 70 million of 1982 with only 3 million of people. New Zealanders are mostly of European descent and Maor, though many Asians are now living in this country.
Not everyone knows where New Zealand is located but definitely everybody knows who are the All Blacks, the most successful international rugby side of all-time.
Every trip to New Zealand should start from Auckland. the capital where almost half of the population was born abroad.
It is almost impossible to name all the tourist attractions and best places in New Zealand. To name but a few: Auckland, Hobbington, Rotorua, Wellington, Abel Tasman, Franz Josef Glacier, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Lake Pukaki with the amazing Mt Cook and Lake Tekapo.
The best way to visit New Zealand is by self-driving from the North to the South Island.
If you drive there is another top destination to your vacation: The Cook Strait. In fact, only by car you can experience New Zealand’s breathtaking landscapes all along.
Prices for accommodation tend to be relatively high but a good way to bypass this is thru AirBnB. You could stay with locals and learn more about their culture.
New Zealand people dress very casually and are well educated, friendly and outgoing, but somehow reserved and polite.
People are not formal and, like the Americans, they move to first names quickly. In fact, The country has no formal class structure and wealth and social status are not so important. Like Americans, New Zealanders take pride in what they do as individuals and they firmly believe that opportunities should be available to all.