New Zealanders are known for their affection for food and distinctive combinations of ingredients. When traveling to the region, there are at least five traditional foods that visitors should make sure to enjoy while visiting New Zealand. So when you’re considering what to eat in New Zealand, make sure you try some of these traditional New Zealand foods.
Named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova, this dessert is tremendously popular in New Zealand. Although resident New Zealanders will never agree
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As a travel destination, New Zealand is typically known for the grandeur and unspoiled beauty of its natural landscapes. Less known are the many sites across New Zealand of deep historical and cultural significance. Below are listed 10 of these historical sites to keep in mind when planning an itinerary during a cheap flight to Auckland.
Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Waitangi is the site of a traditional Maori
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Like most countries, New Zealand has some wacky and wonderful facts that are sometimes hard to believe. Although sometimes a little crazy, these strange facts often provide a great starting point for creating the perfect holiday, filled with some of the most unique sightseeing adventures around.
New Zealand has two National Anthems
Along with only two other countries in the world, New Zealand has two official national
New Zealand may not exactly be known as a mecca for foodies, but that doesn’t mean that this little South Pacific country doesn’t have some tricks up its sleeve when it comes to tasty dishes. New Zealand cuisine is mostly a mix of native Maori and European influences, and in the larger cities (like Wellington and Auckland), you can also expect to find a heavy Asian influence. However, despite a rather schizophrenic group of influences, there are some patently “New
New Zealand may not be known for its beaches the way some other South Pacific nations are, but that doesn’t mean the country doesn’t have any to offer. Along with your usual swimming and surfing beaches, New Zealand’s 15,000+ kilometers of coastline also offers up some truly unique seaside locations.
Don’t take the numbering of this list too literally, though, because each of these beaches is the “best” in its own way.
1. Kaiteriteri Beach
Located in sun-drenched Tasman Bay, Kaiteriteri
New Zealand’s North Island may have more people, but the South Island packs more punch when it comes to stunning scenery and adventure sports. Here are three different weeklong South Island itineraries to chose from, depending on what your interests are.
The South Island doesn’t have as many large cities as the North, but if you want to focus on the cities, Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, and Queenstown are some of the best. This itinerary can be done by bus,