Auckland is one of the world’s most livable cities with almost 1.5 million people who call it home. It is the world’s largest Polynesian city characterized by gleaming white sails and ferries which commute to the outlying islands and the waterside suburbs.  A buddy of mine who does carpet cleaning Katy loves New Zealand. Heres some tips from him.

Although most travelers come to this colorful city for more than just twenty four hours, it is important to look at what one can do if he or she had only a day in New Zealand’s largest city. Start off your morning with a walk up to this dormant volcano before heading for breakfast. Isn’t it the best way to start your day as you build your appetite for breakfast? Yes. You only need about 30 minutes to reach the summit. Here you’ll get an incredible 360 degree view of the city and also have some adventure exploring the crater at the top. After this, head down for your breakfast at the Circus Circus Café.

The Auckland war memorial museum is the largest and oldest in Auckland. You can’t be in New Zealand and fail to have a taste of the country’s heritage with traditional war canoes. The Museum features new and exciting exhibition which will make your day memorable. Other attractions include the Auckland Domain, Sky Tower, Auckland zoo, the Star Dome Observatory, New Zealand National Maritime Museum, and the Museum of Transport and Technology.

Auckland differs from Sydney and Melbourne in the sense that it has plenty of Asian cuisines. The common flavors Indian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese and Thai. In the Central Business District is the Vulcan Lane and the historic High Street where you’ll find Britomart. Here, you can have some lunch at the alfresco cafes and restaurants and shopping from the boutiques.

The months between November and April offers the best weather for visitors in Auckland. Note that the currency used in this city is the New Zealand Dollar. The public transportation in Auckland is not really efficient hence the need to book a car early enough. It doesn’t matter whether you are living in the CBD or not. In fact the best shopping can only be found in the suburbs. If you love cricket and rugby catch a match at the Eden Park, New Zealand’s largest sports stadium.