New Zealand's cool capital city, Wellington has more cafes, bars and restaurants per head than New York City!
Enjoy locally-made craft beer along Courtenay Place and browse the off-beat shops of Cuba Street. The city also has a vibrant bar scene, due to a pretty young population and universities in town.
Wellington is also a great place for nature lovers. Mt. Kaukau is just a short drive outside of the city, and has the highest peak around town. The peak rewards you with spectacular views of Wellington.
The city is also located right on the water, sprawling out over several bays with beaches curving around on the coast. If you are lucky, you might spot some marine animals that frequent the harbor.
Women digital nomads will feel comfortable in Wellington. The locals are friendly and violent crime against tourists is very rare. Common sense should prevail as opportunistic petty crime can still occur.
The shoulder season bridging February – March is considered the best time to visit. December, January and February are the three hottest months of the year (summer).
Spring is from September through November. Autumn (or fall) is from March through May and the winter season runs from June through August. Winter in Wellington tends to be both wet and windy in addition to the cold.