Review: Abstract

Abstract (157 Greville Street, Prahran) One of the added benefits of staying with friends when travelling means that you get to go to new restaurants that they already know are good. We were staying quite near Prahan for the first part of our trip, so a walk to Chapel Street was no big deal. Nichola had…

Manuka Cafe

Manuka Café (49 Victoria Road) This place has everything. Located on a corner in the middle the main street, it is pretty hard to miss. There is both outdoor and indoor seating, and because Auckland tends to be warm, the outdoor tables are often occupied. The menu is massive – it took us a long…

Bondi to Coogee Walk

  On a weekend away that was otherwise designated to eating and drinking, I was extremely excited to walk the Bondi to Coogee trail. Approximately 6 km long and estimated to take about 2 – 3 hours (depending on the length of stops made) we went prepared. Although it probably doesn’t matter which direction you…

CinCin

CinCin (156 Cuba Street) Nestled in the heart of Cuba Street, CinCin is yet another of Wellington’s Italian gems. From the moment you walk in and are greeted by the staff (all of whom seem to be male, European and handsome) it is a very authentic experience. The place is so much bigger than it…

Mediterranean Food Warehouse

Mediterranean Food Warehouse (Multiple locations) When I first moved to Wellington I lived up in Kelburn, and to my delight there was a Mediterranean Food Warehouse around the corner. I quickly became a frequent visitor,  encouraged by there being a stream of vouchers available on GrabOne. It wasn’t until I moved into town this year did I…

Milan: My first time abroad

One of the best opportunities to have ever come my way (and subsequently, one of the best things I have ever done) is the chance to finish off my law degree in Milan, Italy. I had never been overseas by myself before, let alone move to a big city, in a foreign country, where the…