Features - My Favourite Street

Hai Ba Trung Street, Ho Chi Minh City

Amateur chef Sandy Fletcher regularly leaves her high-profile finance job in Hong Kong for Vietnam, where she can shop in the markets and boutiques for the freshest ingredients and culinary inspiration.

North Laine, Brighton England

Quintessentially Brighton, the North Laine area is a colourful, vibrant area with a rich mixture of people and history. It is home to a lively and bohemian jumble of small independent shops, along with some great cafés, pubs, and markets.

Articles - My Favourite Street

Market Street, Victoria 
The Seychelles

Since arriving in the Indian Ocean paradise in 1972, acclaimed painter Michael Adams has walked down lively Market Street and through its bustling namesake, looking for inspiration.

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Schlossgarten, Stuttgart

Schlossgarten, literally ‘castle garden’, is an idyllic urban park around which busy shopping areas and many of Stuttgart’s cultural institutions lie, such as the city theatre, the famous ballet and opera house, city gallery, and the new and old castles.

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Bandra, Mumbai

Yuvraj Singh, Indian cricketer

For two years, Indian cricket star Yuvraj Singh has lived close to his buddies in the Mumbai suburb of Bandra.

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5th Avenue, NYC

Sandy Spaeth is president of the company that has for decades created the iconic holiday window displays drawing thousands of Christmas revellers – and shoppers – to New York City’s top department stores, from Macy’s to Saks to Lord & Taylor. For Oryx, Sandy offers a glimpse at the street that serves as the window to New York’s soul.

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Boulevard Mohammed V, Casablanca

Boulevard Mohammed V is the art deco heart of Casablanca. Conceived and built during the protectorate as the grandest showcase of French colonial architecture outside Paris, its facades and buildings today are faded and worn. Look closely, however, and you will see graceful floral motifs, sweeping lines, and intricate ironwork: a treat for lovers of the style.

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Al Nasr Street, Doha

aka Al Mirqab Al Jadeed Street

Qatar’s capital city, Doha, has many facets. Old, character-filled souks nestle side-by-side with avenues lined by glistening multi-storied edifices.

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Avenue Princesse Grace, Monaco

Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki shares the best hang-outs and restaurant hotspots on her favourite street in her newly adopted home of Monaco.

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Makati Avenue, Makati, Manila

As well as being the financial centre of the Philippines, Makati is known for its cosmopolitan way of life, and as a major cultural and entertainment hub in Metro Manila.

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Calle Thames, Buenos Aires

Running through the heart of Buenos Aires’ relaxed and leafy Palermo Viejo neighbourhood, Thames serves up an eclectic ensemble of some of the best and most interesting shops, restaurants, and sights sited along a single street.

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