1. You’re at risk of turning into a Hobbit.
You can actually go and visit the Hobbiton movie set from the famous Lord of the Rings trilogy and Hobbit films. And OMG, is it just the cutest thing you’ve ever seen! So cute in fact, that you’ll want to move in and live in one of the Hobbit Holes forever. And EVER.
2. No other burgers will ever compare.
Queenstown on New Zealand’s South Island is home to the most majestic burger in the world, drum roll please… the Fergburger! As big as your face and as moist as you like, this burger is the daddy of all burgers. Choose from a mouth-watering menu selection, go for the Chief Wiggum, you won’t regret it.
3. You’ll spend most days weeping at the sheer beauty of your surroundings.
With many thousand year old glaciers like Franz Josef, beautiful national parks such as Abel Tasman and the glistening emerald lakes of Tongariro, your mind is about to blown at the sight of New Zealand’s scenery. You’ll just burst into tears spontaneously and won’t be able to stop looking at it. FACT.
4. You won’t be able to stop jumping out of planes.
Known as the “adventure capital of the world” New Zealand is a thrill-seeker’s dream. With a plethora of adrenaline activities including white water rafting, jet boating, sky diving and bungy jumping to name a but a few, this country means business! But, you might get the wrong idea and attempt to jump out of your Emirates A380 on your flight back to the UK. Do not attempt this.
5. You’ll form an unhealthy relationship with your car.
With wide open highways, hardly any other cars, epic backdrops and the fact they drive on the left-hand side of the road… New Zealand was born to be driven. Check out the 5 best drives in New Zealand here. But, it’s likely you’ll become obsessed with driving your car around everywhere and end up marrying it.