Features - My Favourite Street
Market Street, Seychelles
Market Street has been the lifeblood of trade for the 115 islands that make up the Seychelles since a fresh produce market was opened in the tiny capital of Victoria, on Mahé Island, in 1840.
Suvi Saloniemi, chief curator of the Finnish capital’s Design Museum, enthuses over the variety of style and ambience of Korkeavuorenkatu, one of Helsinki’s most characterful streets.
Articles - My Favourite Street
Rue des Vieux Marrakchis, Marrakech
Since opening David Bloch Gallery in 2010, David Bloch has seen both the art market and the local street grow and develop.
Centennial Park District, Atlanta
Atlanta’s thriving downtown has something to charm visitors of all ages, and the beating heart of this Southern metropolis is just waiting to be explored.
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.
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.