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Cool places in Auckland

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Auckland has so many stylish eateries serving up delicious food - I'm lucky enough to try them out when I go home to visit family twice a year. 


A wild and rugged beach on the west coast of Auckland, Piha is a must-do, partly for the stunning drive out there on winding roads through the bush. 

When there, enjoy a long walk along the beach, hike through the bush while taking in stunning views over the famous Lion Rock, and finish off with a delicious meal at the rustic and cool Piha Cafe


A delightful township on the north shore of Auckland, Takapuna boasts a great shopping/cafe precinct and a wonderful long beach. We had an beautiful lunch at the sunny Honey Cafe

Oh Amsterdam!

Just returned from a brilliant family holiday in Amsterdam - and the 2 degree days didn't stop us cycling around. It's such a cool city - striking architecture and beautiful canals are the backdrop to designer shops, cosy bars, soulful cafes. Yes winter is freezing but they make up for it with a stunning display [...]

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Local Eateries with Cool Design

I've done some exploring around Sydney and NSW and found some fantastic and inspiring design in restaurants, cafes and bars (like the Coogee Pavilion below). It certainly inspires me for my own house, and keeps me up to date with products and pieces for Yellow Front Door.Read all about it here:http://yellowfrontdoorblog.blogspot.com.au/2015/04...

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