New Zealand or New York?

Malaysia
July 26, 2009 10:18pm CST
Where would you go if given a choice? New Zealand or New York? Are you a scenery person traveller or a city person traveller? And since we are at it, are you a foreign speaking country conquerer or a same speaking country comfort seeker? I love the city and I love to be able to ask questions to people who will understand me.
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• New Zealand
27 Jul 09
Hi there Im a New Zealander so perhaps I can help you answer any questions you have about my country. New Zealand is a beautiful country and a lovely place to visit if you want to see diverse breathtaking landscapes. Within a few hours you can see mountains, beaches,forests, cities, farmland ect.. It is also the place to visit if you love adventure as we love the outdoors and offer many exciting oppurtunities from bunjy jumping and white water rafting to skiing and trekking over glaciers. New Zealand also has a variety of delicious quality food options and we are known for producing delicous ice cream, cheese, chocolate and meat. The restaurants here are world class. You can also get alot for your money here. Whereas in New York things are more expensive as it is a large city. I personally would love to visit New York. Visit the statue of liberty, the empire state building, go shopping, have an american pizza (they look huge) and visit broadway shows. Oh by the way there are many large cities in New Zealand so you don't have to worry about not finding places to dine, shop and party into the wee hours of the morning.
• New Zealand
27 Jul 09
Forgot to mention before but New Zealanders are all very friendly.
• Malaysia
27 Jul 09
LOL....thanks for sharing about your country. Indeed, I know the ice cream in NZ is one of the best. We import it in our country and I buy it every weekend, much to the dismay of hubby, since he has to pay for it....:) But perhaps I am not that into extreme sports - yeah....I mean bungy jumping and rafting. And since kids, I think I don't have much stamina for trekking...aside from the fact that bugs freak me out! But I love NZ for the serenity and the scenery....and I am sure I will love the people too....but it could be a bit too melancholic for me. Thanks though....love that you love your country.
@nanayangel (7839)
• Philippines
27 Jul 09
Hi there! Well, I would like to live in New York better. That is if I also have money to spend. I have seen in a movie, I forgot the title but the hero said that what he loves about New York is that anyone can start anew. I am happy with my life right now but what I like most about it is the night life as I saw in my favorite TV series, (and book), Gossip Girl and also from other movies that I've seen. I also love it that there are a lot of good places to shop in. I love the glamor of New York. I hope to be able to at least visit and experience it.
• Malaysia
27 Jul 09
I am watching Gossip Girl too and therefore understand your fascination. Yes, it is indeed a vibrant city and there are lots to see. And yes, everyone can make a fresh start there. No one knows you and everyone can give you a second chance. but there is a flip side to every coin....
@Porcospino (18416)
• Denmark
31 Jul 09
I think that both places could be interesting to visit, but if I had to choose I think I would visit New York. I know it would be very different from the places that I am used to, because I live in a village in the countryside! There are so many things and possibilites in New York and I think it would be hard to decide how to spend the time, but it could definately be interesting to visit a place like New york. My husband would like to visit New Zealand, he has often talked about that, and I hope that we a chance to go there one day. We have friends from Australia who invited us a long time ago, and if we ever get the chance to go New Zealand we would probably go to Australia, too.
@zhuhuifen46 (3486)
• China
27 Jul 09
Hi, friend. It depends on where you are from and what interest you cherish. Most city people like to go to natural scenic resorts to get relaxed for breath and body. They have enough of the high density, and busy activities, surrounded by tall buildings and heavy traffic highways. I would prefer new zealand. But for ambitious young people, who are eager to meet challenges, NY might be a better choice, with more opportunities, if not for the crisis. Even for short trips, NY is still an juncture of multiple cultures with typical imperial landmarks and aggressive people. One of relatives went to NY for an orientation visit, but retreated to Honalulu, where he had settled down.
@maximax8 (28558)
• United Kingdom
27 Jul 09
I am a very keen traveler and I like varied scenery on the same trip. I have already visited beautiful New Zealand and it is my third favorite country. I loved its region called Northland. Up there I went sand boarding and went swimming with dolphins. I also adored the area called the Coromandel Peninsular. I had a wonderful time bathing at Hot Water Beach and looking at Cathedral Cove. I did a couple of the walks: The Adel Tasman Track and the Queen Charlotte Walkway. I took so many photos of the glorious outdoors. I would so love to go back there and explore so more areas. I am interested in seeing cities and looking at attractive architecture. I haven't been to New York yet so I would probably choose there. On the same trip I would have to pop up to Boston and Cape Cod. I am a foreign speaking country lover and independent traveler.