Features - My Favourite Street
Old Town, Geneva
Geneva is a special place for local writer and blogger Jules Ritter, evoking memories of her first years living away from her home in England, and as the place where she met her Swiss husband. Here she takes us on a nostalgic tour of the old town.
David Babani, Artistic Director of the edgy arts venue The Menier Chocolate Factory, grew up in London; he shares with Oryx readers his favourite spots around Bankside, London.
Articles - My Favourite Street
Bleecker Street, New York
The dynamic music editor of The Village Voice, Maura Johnston, is everything that makes New York City great. Join her for a walk through her favourite street.
King Erekle II Street, Tbilisi
People find Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, attractive for many different reasons. Fashion designer Nino Chubinishvili, aka ‘Chubika’, says that she chose to live here for the inspiration she gets while roaming the streets of her native town.
Samad Vurgun, Baku
The journey down one street in Baku, Azerbaijan: the city of lights and fountains, ancient and modern architecture, a palette of cultures, and generations of history.
Place Garibaldi, Nice
MAMAC contemporary art curator Olivier Bergesi gives the lowdown on Nice’s newest piazza, which emerged from a grand renovation project in late 2011.
Hamra Street, Beirut
Arabic type-designer and typographer Pascal Zoghbi takes Oryx readers beyond the international brands on Hamra Street to the hidden gems of its easily missed alleyways.
San Samuele, Venice
Arrigo’s favourite neighbourhood of his native Venice is San Samuele, a small area bordered by Campo Santo Stefano to the south, the Grand Canal on the west, beautiful palazzi that look onto the Grand Canal to the north, and a street called Piscina to the east.
Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysian writer and TV producer Xandria Ooi loves to spend her time exploring what she calls the shoppers’ paradise of Jalan Bukit Bintang in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s business district.
Shang Xia Jiu Road, Guangzhou China
Guangzhou’s ancient Liwan district is an area of contrast that features history, diversity, tradition, and culture in an environment that is ever so rapidly evolving.