Lonely Planet is one of the world's most popular travel guides, and they've just named us as one of the world's top 10 countries in their latest travel guide!
Back in 2010, we were rated seventh in their top 10 list, and this time we've climbed up to fifth. The top country was Chile, followed by South Korea and Portugal.
The guide praised us on our 'exquisite topography' and paid special mention to the new Paparoa Track.
It's always choice to see that we're holding our own on the world stage.
Here's the top 10 list:
- South Korea
- New Zealand
- South Africa