Bright lights, big city. No, I’m not talking about Busan, Korea, the second largest city in Korea. It’s one of those unknown gems that have an array of activities, shopping haunts as well as a great nightlife.
For a city that never sleeps, Shanghai is one of those strange cities that has bars and restaurants constantly opening and closing. But hidden amongst the bustle of the city is Monkey Lounge, a hip watering hole where the clientele is unpretentious and the cocktail list is limited but perfect.
My love for laneway bars instigated after the City of Sydney Council drew up plans for a temporary venue called 7 Metre Bar. Since then, I’ve found several bars hidden in nooks and crannies all around the city. A particular favorite is Grasshopper, an up-and-coming bar tucked away in Temperance Lane, just off George Street. […]
Laneway culture has been growing in Sydney, and bars and restaurants are taking full advantage of this. Tucked in a nameless laneway off Wentworth Street is Berta, a new modern wine bar that not only offers boutique Italian wines, but sumptuous food.