City Discovery: Dunedin, New Zealand – “Edinburgh of the South”

City Discovery: Dunedin, New Zealand – “Edinburgh of the South”

ISA Today

Dunedin was settled by Scottish colonists, unlike the vast majority of cities in New Zealand, which were founded by English settlers. The name “Dunedin” means “Edinburgh of the South” in Scottish Gaelic.

Baldwin Street in Dunedin is considered the steepest street in the world and hosts the annual Jaffa Race, the rolling of thousands of small, spherical chocolate candies down the street, a part of the Cadbury Chocolate Carnival.



Intercultural experiences highlight exposure with the local culture, promoting a multilateral exchange of ideas, language and opinions.

Visit Queenstown, the “adventure capital of New Zealand,” located in Central Otago not far from Dunedin, on an excursion lead by the ISA staff. Queenstown brings together Maori history, European settlement, New Zealand’s early gold rush era, and the modern adventure tourism industry in a single location, allowing students an opportunity to observe the interplay of the past and present in modern New…

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