About the Author

Globetrotting Contributing Editor - Christian’s first globetrotting adventure saw him get lost exploring the streets of Saigon. Following his nose to Asia’s best coffee, two lifelong addictions were born. A freelance writer and novelist, Christian’s travels have since taken him around his native Australia, Asia, Europe, and much of North America. His favourite trips have been through Japan, Spain, and Brazil, though with a love of off-beat, artsy cities, he’ll seize any opportunity to return to Paris, New York, or Berlin.

View of Wellington Cable Car and skyline, Wellington, New Zealand

The Perfect (Long) Weekend in Wellington on a New Zealand Vacation

Which capital city is the world’s coolest? Of course, it depends what you’re looking for. But if your dream urban escape is a mid-sized city bursting with tasty yet unpretentious cafes, bars and restaurants, classic cinema, eye-opening museums and galleries, gorgeous botanic gardens and natural scenery, and a cutting edge film industry, Wellington might just […]

View of Brisbane city from Kangaroo Point cliffs, Queensland, Australia

Say G’Day to Australia’s Best Cities (that aren’t Sydney or Melbourne!)

If you’re planning a trip Downunder, chances are you’ll fly in via Sydney or Melbourne. There’s also a fair chance you’ll spend a few days enjoying Sydney’s glistening harbour vistas or bar hopping through Melbourne’s ever-growing culture and culinary scenes. Having lived in both cities, I can say the appeal never wears off. But while […]