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 […]