Nelson, NZ voted 3rd most popular charming town in the World

Wow this definitely deserves its own post!

Nelson has just been voted, by 30,000,000 visitor a month US web site, www.tripadvisor.com the third most charming small town in THE WORLD!

It follows No. 1 being Stratford-Upon-Avon and No. 2 Chiles San Pedro de Atacama.

Head of local Nelson Tasman Tourism, Paul Davis was quoted by the local paper, The Nelson Mail as saying the profile on Tripadvisor was “Something money can’t buy.”

What more can I say! Looks like the secret is out now.

Others have voted and the word is getting out.

Actually NZ is not exactly unfamiliar to tripadvisor’s millions of weekly readers, in their 2008 Top 100 Destinations you may be surprised to hear that No. 1 was Milford Sound and No. 2 was Queenstown.