Are you a Christchurch-based blogger? I’d love to meet you. My friends over at Mooch Style and I would like to invite you to The Bloggers Collective on Sunday, 23rd July at 10AM. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been at it for ages, T.B.C. aims to get everyone together to chat about the trials […]Read more "Calling All Christchurch Bloggers"
Christchurch’s CBD is steadily growing with new businesses popping up on the regular. In fact, it seems like every other day, a new café or restaurant opens in Christchurch! With so many offices moving back into the CBD, there’s plenty of space for growth and many mouths to feed. If you haven’t been to the […]Read more "Where To Have Lunch In Christchurch’s CBD"
Combining the talents of the best local musicians, chefs, baristas, mixologists and florists, Nostalgia is unlike any festival I’ve ever attended. Held at Ferrymead Heritage Park, every detail of the day was carefully considered and flawlessly executed. I’ve attended my fair share of festivals in North America, yet was completely blown away by the atmosphere at Christchurch’s own festival. […]Read more "Nostalgia Festival"
One of the biggest perks of living in a city is its proximity to cultural institutions. If you live within walking (or cycling) distance to a museum, art gallery, a theatre and a art house cinema, consider yourself lucky. In Toronto, we lived on the same street as the Art Gallery of Ontario. Now in Christchurch, […]Read more "Arty Party"
Working in Christchurch’s CBD, I’ve kept a close watch on all the cafés and restaurant openings over the past six months. And it seems there’s a new spot open every other week. As a frequent café-goer, I’ve relished in all these new dining opportunities. Oddly enough, I didn’t notice the new roastery on St. Asaph Street […]Read more "New Opening: Unknown Chapter Coffee Roasters"
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending Ballantynes Fashion Week‘s opening show. Held in the Contemporary Lounge, the evening began with bubbles, canapés and live music. For those of you who don’t know, Ballantynes is Christchurch’s oldest and most iconic department store. The company remains a mainstay in New Zealand’s fashion scene due to its wide range […]Read more "Opening Night at BFW16"
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a frazzled individual. Even as a child, I’d work myself up to the point of illness after taking on too much. It’s only recently that I’ve learnt how to effectively manage my stress by taking time out every day to breathe, meditate, exercise and relax. Every now and […]Read more "The Most Tranquil Day Spa in Christchurch"