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The City Market, Wellington

October 26, 2011

Created about 2 years ago by Martin Bosley it is reuniting a great range of food stands proudly hold by passionate locals.

Even if you don’t need to do the groceries the experience does definitely worth going out early on the Sunday morning.

Smell a crepe made a-la-minute right under your eyes by Marco from Crepe-a-Gogo.

Ask Ludovic from the Marche Français about the differences between a Bleu d’Auvergne and a Roquefort.

Go healthy with the organic veggies from the veggie stale.

Try some home-made chocolates from the delicious Annette f rom Esque Fine Chocolate. Last time we talked she was trying to create a “smoked chocolate”… I still wonder if she did it.



Global Village Backpacker, Greymouth, New Zealand

October 17, 2011

I started this blog because I wanted to speak about my coups de coeur on the great places I went to. From the beginning it has been mainly 5 & 4 stars hotels, because … Read more…

The Westin Sydney, Australia

July 7, 2011

The Westin is in a Heritage Listed building and is very well situated in the city center of Sydney. It is also one of the largest Hotels and it has 460 rooms. Even without staying at the Hotel, you can enjoy the indoor courtyard and sip a coffee under the magnificient glass roof. Read more…

Southern Cross, Wellington

June 12, 2011

Famous for the large partially covered terrace and the smart boho-gipsy furnitures. I particularly like to go at the Southern Cross at 9:00am to check my morning emails while sipping a delicious Flat White because the atmosphere is quiet, relaxing and warm, and the coffees are great.

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Beach Babylone on Oriental Bay, Wellington

June 5, 2011

Always wondered how it feels like being in Hawaii in the 60’s?

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Sheraton On The Park, Sydney, Australia

May 31, 2011

One of my favourite in Sydney, the Sheraton On The Park is the only 5 stars Hotel on Hyde Park. Surprisingly, the last refurbishment for the 557 rooms were in 2004, and I say surprisingly because it looks amazing. The Standard Rooms are 40 sq. mtr, with a nice retro design. And most of it has a walk-in wardrobe.

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Duke’s Carvell, Wellington

May 20, 2011

Do you like baroque, dark and romantic atmosphere where the delicate and minuscule dishes are served by a staff as stylish as efficient?

Duke’s Carvel is for you. Should you try only one dish, please choose the Gnocchis With a Sage & Gorgonzola Cream.

Pssst! It is 2 for 1 on Mondays.