Features - My Favourite Street
Abovyan Street, Yerevan
Oryx talks with Yerevanian travel blogger Sirvard Amatuni about mingling with friends in cosy cafés and tea houses along Abovyan Street, which is also home to major business, cultural centres, and tourist attractions.
Batavia, Jakarta’s Old Town
As a child, young moviemaker Yusuf Andibachtiar learned much about Indonesia’s rich history as he grew up amid the relics of history in the heart of Jakarta’s Old Town.
Articles - My Favourite Street
Gouger Street, Adelaide
Costume designer Mariot Kerr works all over Australia but Gouger Street, in her home town of Adelaide, suits her tastes better than any. It’s all thanks to the colourful Adelaide Central Market.
Surry Hills, Sydney
The streets of trendy Surry Hills offer an eclectic range of great eateries and shops in a concentrated location.
Tremont Street, Boston
In Boston’s South End, Tremont Street, with its trendy boutique shops, chef-owned restaurants, cafés, and historic architecture, is a favourite haunt of residential design consultant Louis Ashman.
The Mailbox, Birmingham
Britain’s second city used to be known for its canals, heavy industry, and Indian restaurants, but the refurbishment of luxury mall The Mailbox represents its more glamorous side.
Station Drive, Durban
Sandwiched between the beachfront and the trendy suburb of Morningside is Station Drive, a former industrial precinct that has become the creative capital of Durban.
Frankfurt am Main: Günthersburgpark
There’s a green side to business-minded Frankfurt. To discover it, simply head away from the famous ‘Mainhattan’ skyscrapers and into the city’s idyllic parks.
Malaya Bronnaya, Moscow
Polly Barks, writer and Moscow resident, loves the sedate luxe of Malaya Bronnaya Street, home to some of Moscow’s most affluent citizens, hippest cafés, and most unique shops.
Iskele Sokak, Kadıköy, Istanbul (Bige Örer)
Istanbul’s bohemian Kadıköy quarter is the city’s hippest Asian enclave. Its arts studios and Italian-built streets host part of this autumn’s mammoth Biennial show.
Albany Highway near Victoria Park, Perth
Artist Abdul-Rahman Abdullah has chosen the street that has changed alongside him since he was a child, mirroring the transformation of Perth over the years.