The coolest cities in Australia and New Zealand

Couple walking through Federation Square, Melbourne

Discover Australia and New Zealand’s coolest cities!

Did you know that in the top 30 cities in world, there are 5 Australian cities?

Without a doubt one of the coolest and most bohemian Australia city is Melbourne.  The cultural variety is huge and you need days to visit the festivals, concerts, pub, cafés, shopping areas and cultural events.

Fitzroy, respresents one of the city’s most alternative and chic areas, with one of the most provoking and original festivals in the world, the Melbourne Fringe Festival.  Very close to Fitzoy you can find the most modern shops with vintage style clothing in most of its most colourful streets,  Johnston Street.

But if there is one city that is really “cool”, it’s Brisbane, the city recently named by the Lonely Planet, Australia’s coolest city.  The best artists, have choosen Brisbane for their concerts, from the Rolling Stones, Pharrell Williams or Bruno Mars. Brisbane is ‘in’ and so it’s not surprising that its restaurants have been awarded a multitud of awards and its cupcake shops and Aussie pubs are amongst the most stylish.

Continuing our journey in the antipodes, crossing the Tasman Sea until reaching the shores of New Zealand and its capital, Wellington.  With its spectacular natural environment, the city is surrounded by green hills and a stunning beach called Oriental Bay,where peace and tranquility is garanteed.

Wellington is a magical place that transports you to the Middle Earth, where Lord of the Rings enthusiasts can re-live the most memorable moments of the Tolkien Trilogy, including the Weta Cave.

Queenstown is another city that you cannot miss if you travel to New Zealand.  It has adventure in abundance, from a cruise through its lakes and rivers, mountain trails on horseback, kayaking or sky diving.   On the shores of Lake Wakatipu, fancy shopping areas abound, where everything you could possibly be looking for can be found: jewellery, clothing, souvenirs…

Mix it all in a cocktail shaker:  cool style,  modernity, natural landscapes of amazing beauty and you’ll land in one of these 4 incredible cities of Australia and New Zealand.