I’ve always been fascinated by the question, ‘what makes a great city?’. I’ve spent the last decade living in, travelling to, and immersing myself in exceptional cities. I’ve also been living with a planner and fellow urbanophile (Nick) for the last six or so years and he’s taught me a thing or two. It can […]Read more "The Making of a Great City"
In a city that’s slowly rebuilding, Little High Eatery came out of the blue. Tucked behind the Mackenzie & Willis building on Tuam Street, across from C1 Espresso, lives a brand new food court. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill suburban shopping mall food court, it’s an exercise in excellent urban planning. Little High makes excellent use of […]Read more "New Opening: Little High Eatery"
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"
With two and a half days on either side of our two week journey through Japan, we initially stayed in tourist hub, Shibuya at Granbell Hotel. Only steps away from the train station, I loved beginning our travels in Shibuya as it placed us close to key attractions like the Shibuya Crossing, Yoyogi Park and […]Read more "Tokyo’s Must-Visit Neighbourhoods: Shibuya"
Shortly after catching the Narita Express to Shibuya Station, I soon realized we would barely scratch Tokyo’s surface. I quickly made the decision to plot out a few key neighbourhoods worth visiting during our short stay. I knew we’d hit a few popular attractions, see beautiful temples and palaces, and spend a lot of time in parks […]Read more "Tokyo’s Must-Visit Neighbourhoods: Harajuku"
Melbourne is easy to love and adored by many. It often tops the world’s most liveable city lists, which is unsurprising given it excels in multiple categories and appeals to various demographics. It’s an urbanite’s dream. Based on a grid system, many of the city’s greatest delights are hidden in laneways. The myriad of lanes are ripe […]Read more "72 Hours in Melbourne"
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"