The Land of the Long White Cloud is every bit as beautiful as you imagine. Between its mountain peaks and lakes, beaches and fjords, innumerable adventures and experiences await, and Queenstown has gained a reputation as the adventure capital of the world. Undoubtedly, it's a landscape made for helicopter rides, skiing, hiking, and adventure sports, but New Zealand isn't just for adrenalin-junkies. As you drive around the refreshingly quiet, smooth roads, there's the chance to learn more about Maori culture or colonial rule, or visit the producers and artisans behind the country's world-renowned food and wine. And to top it all off, the country has some seriously stunning hotels, with typically genuine and welcoming New Zealanders waiting to make your holiday memorable. Whatever your holiday preferences, New Zealand is simply a big old breath of fresh air.