Party-on in ‘one of the Hippest Cities on the Pacific Rim’

The Guardian reports that Auckland, ‘more like the Riviera than the outskirts of Polynesia’, is having a hard time coming down from the highs of the America’s Cup victory. All part of ‘a burgeoning café culture to challenge its Pacific rivals, Sydney and Seattle,’ its vibe is fuelled by a caffeine fix at cosmopolitan hang-outs like Mecca, Brazil and Euro.


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Travel + Leisure Takes in the Best of Auckland

Travel + Leisure Takes in the Best of Auckland

Parnell’s Pasture was recently named one of the World’s Best Restaurants by Travel + Leisure and Food & Wine. “It’s worth planning a trip around,” New Zealand-based writer and editor…