New Zealand's mountain scenery is glorious, the food and wine exceptional, there are outstanding golf courses and the trout fishing is incomparable.
New Zealand possesses some of the world's most dramatic long-distance hiking trails, which for many American visitors provide the highlights of their trips.
Over the years, I have received many requests for advice about golf vacations. If I could go anywhere in the world for golf, the answer is New Zealand.
With regret, I learned that two New Zealand properties long favored by Andrew Harper members are closing.
Eichardt's in Queenstown is undergoing a significant expansion that will add two Hotel Lake View Suites, a 2,600-square-foot Penthouse and a new restaurant.
During my recent trip, I asked guides and other knowledgeable people which New Zealand fishing lodges currently enjoy the highest reputations.
One of the considerable pleasures of travel in New Zealand is the chance to try some of the country's admirable wines.
For those who would like to spend part of a New Zealand trip sequestered in a private world, just reading, relaxing and gazing out to sea, Annandale is perfect.
Andrew Harper reviews his travels from this month's issue, from the trout-filled streams of New Zealand to the islands of Hawaii.
Video from Andrew Harper's New Zealand Fly-fishing trip traversing the North and South Island.