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12 Of The Best Resorts In Fiji

It's time to melt your stress away.

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The Best Bagels In New York To Devour In 2024

Bagels are a classic Big Apple staple. While you can probably find a bagel on the menu of every corner deli, here are our top favourite…

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From Onsen Dips To Ramen Hits—Here’s The Best Things To Do In Tokyo This Year

As the vibrant capital of Japan, Tokyo pulsates with an energy that is truly unparalleled.

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All Of The Best Restaurants In Bali According To Our Travel Editor

Those that have been to Bali enough will know that the foodie scene here has absolutely skyrocketed over the last few years.

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The Best Things To Do In Fiji For Any Type Of Traveller In 2024

Life’s always better sipping a cocktail from a coconut while basking in the Fijian sun.

Restaurants

The Best Restaurants In Melbourne, 2024 Edition

We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to fine dining in Melbourne. The city is a melting pot of cuisines and influences, not to…

Travel

Planning A Euro Summer? Make Sure This Cultural Melting Pot Makes The Cut

Everything you’ve heard is true: the pavements heave, the pubs swell, and the queues might just make you faint. 

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Heading To Dream Machine? Explore Our Editor-Approved Beach Clubs For Between Gigs

Time for a cheeky trip filled with sunshine, salty skin and some of the most divine clifftop and beachside bars.

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Escape The Chill And Catch The End Of Whale Season At This Tropical Oasis

So brush off your flower leis, pack the bathing suit and get excited for some of the best things to do in Hawaii.

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10 Of The Best Tokyo Hotels For Your Next Japanese Adventure In 2024

Whether you're eyeing Ginza's stylish streets or Asakusa's old-world charm, a perfect Tokyo hotel is waiting for you.

Restaurants

The Best Restaurants In Auckland Right Now (Updated 2024)

At Urban List, we've spent a lot of time thinking about what makes the difference between a good restaurant and Tāmaki Makaurau…

North America

New York’s Best Restaurants You Need To Book A Table At In 2024

Craving pasta? Burgers? Chinese? No matter what your cuisine preferences are, you’re guaranteed to find it there, which makes it the…

Food & Drink

The Best Cafes In Ponsonby Right Now

From chic patisseries and pretty pink ice cream parlours to boujee burger joints, Ponsonby's got it all.

Restaurants

33 Of The Best Restaurants In Dunedin

A bijou city it may be, but Ōtepoti Dunedin knows how to punch above its weight when it comes to culinary genius per capita.

Things To Do

25 Rad Workshops In Auckland Where You Can Learn A New Skill

A bunch of workshops have popped up all over Auckland with every kind of class imaginable.

Pets

7 Of The Best Pet-Friendly Accommodation In Auckland

Who says the little luxuries in life are hooman-only territory?  

Travel

Hawaii Islands You Need To Add To Your Travel Bucket List

Hawaii consists of 137 volcanic islands that make up an archipelago that span 2400km at the centre of the north Pacific Ocean.

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10 Of The Best Hawaii Restaurants To Book In 2024

If you’ve never been to Hawaii, your knowledge of its culinary landscape might reasonably be limited to the humble poke bowl. 

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The Best Bali Hotels To Book In 2024

If you’re keen for a getaway that absolutely throttles you in humidity so that pool dips every hour are a must and where hospitality…

Local Escapes

7 Of The Best Airbnbs In Tauranga And Mount Maunganui

With its proximity to Mauao, Tauranga is great for a weekend escape or a longer vacay.

TV & Movies

43 Of The Best Shows On Netflix NZ Right Now

We all know the hunt for the next Netflix binge never ends. To make your search a little easier, we've rounded up a…

Local Escapes

The Best Hotels In Christchurch

As the gateway to the South Island, Ōtautahi Christchurch attracts visitors of all types and it's not hard to see…

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The Best London Hotels To Book In 2024

From luxury to budget, we have them all.

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20 Fiji Restaurants You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

 From fresh to fried for the gods. Whatever you're in the mood for, Fiji's got you.

Bars & Pubs

Where To Find 30 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Bars In 2024

From raging rooftops to craft beer bars and intimate tequila joints, here's our ultimate round up to the very best bars on the Gold…

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The Best Tokyo Restaurants You Need To Try In 2024

Maybe you’d prefer fluffy clouds of kakigori melting in your mouth or a succulent piece of tonkatsu.

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13 Of The Best Fiji Beaches You Need To See To Believe

Picture a holiday in Fiji and chances are you’ll end up daydreaming about a beach. 

Travel

11 London Restaurants You Need To Book A Table At In 2024

London is a veritable revolving door of imaginative restaurateurs with deep pockets.

Local Escapes

12 Of The Best Hotels In Queenstown

Whether you’re heading to QT for a ski getaway or to dance the night away with your pals, we’ve done the research and found the…

Food & Drink

The Best Gluten-Free Eateries In Auckland Right Now

We’ve looked high and low and we’ve scouted the best places to eat if you’re gluten free—because there’s no…

TV & Movies

The Best Movies On Netflix NZ Right Now March 2024

Buttering up the popcorn and firing up Netflix has got to be our favourite thing ever. If you’re anything like us we know you…

Activities & Itineraries

Things To Do In Melbourne Right Now

Consider this your Melbourne bucket list that covers both tourist attractions and local haunts. There are endless things to do, see, eat and…

Cafes

The Best Dog-Friendly Cafes In Auckland For The Ultimate Pooch Date

They say that dogs are like their owners—who’s to say your pooch isn’t also partial to a low-fat puppaccino and a catchup…

Local Escapes

12 Of The Best Beach House Airbnbs In NZ For Your Next Seaside Escape

We all know that NZ boasts some seriously gorgeous beaches, not to mention some stunning Airbnbs that sit right by the…

Pets

Adopt, Don’t Shop With The Best Cat Adoption Centres In New Zealand

The best things in life are furry, so we've compiled a list of the top places to adopt a cat in New Zealand so you can help a kitty…

Local Escapes

The Best Hotels And Places To Stay In Dunedin

A petite city full of the eclectic and interesting, Dunedin practically owns the term ‘boutique’. The gorgeous, retrofitted…

Local Escapes

The Most Dog-Friendly Beaches In Auckland

Who loves the salt, sand and sea more than us humans? Our furry best friends of course. That's why we've got to get them out and…

Food & Drink

The Best Vegan And Vegetarian Restaurants And Cafes In Auckland

Forget everything you thought you knew about vegan and vegetarian food. Far from its can-o’-chickpea origins, vegan fare is now…

Pets & Travel

The Best Pet-Friendly Accommodation In New Zealand

We think it's about time our four-legged friends got to enjoy our weekend escapes too. 

Travel

Tokyo Day Trips To Take If You’re Up For A Real Adventure In 2024

Tokyo is a city that keeps you coming back for more with so much to do.

Local Escapes

12 Of The Best Hotels In Wellington To Book Now

Our fine capital is home to some fantastic hotels for all kinds of visitors looking for all kinds of getaways. Whether you’re…

Things To Do

The Best Gold Coast Beaches For Sun-Soaked Days

If there's one thing Gold Coast has no shortage of, it's endless stretches of white sandy shores. Let us guide you to the best…

Local Escapes

The Best Hotels In Auckland To Check Into In 2024

From boutique to boujee to five-star luxury we've scoured town for la crème de la crème, so without further ado,…

Bars & Pubs

Auckland’s Best Quiz Nights To Test Your Mettle

Grab a pie and a pint, put your thinking cap on, and get ready to show off your obscure knowledge. Who knows? You might even come out on…

Food & Drink

8 Of The Best Wineries And Vineyards To Sample In Martinborough

We've rounded up the best wineries in New Zealand's beloved wine region, Martinborough, so you can sip on top-notch vino all day…

Food & Drink

The Best Cafes In Christchurch To Tick Off In 2024

Turns out The Garden City isn’t just about botanicals—it’s also one helluva foodie scene.

Cafes

The Best Cafes In Melbourne For 2024

Melbourne/Naarm is home to some of the best cafes in the world—the standard we set is replicated all over, it's no surprise…

Restaurants

The Best Thai Restaurants In Auckland For 2024

From table-bending BYO banquets to Pad Thai in your pjs, we've got you covered with our pick of the best Thai restaurants in Auckland.

Things To Do

The Best Swimming Pools In Auckland To Have A Dip At This Summer

Summer has officially started which pretty much means three things: ice cream, cocktails and swimming.

Food & Drink

The Best Ice Cream And Gelato Shops In Auckland, 2024 Edition

I scream, you scream... well, you know how it goes. Whether it's fresh and fruity or rich and chocolatey, in a cone, on a stick or in a…

Food & Drink

17 Of The Best Happy Hours In Auckland To Kick Your Night Off For Less

Bargain bevvies, a bar snack or two and some quality yarns make for the ultimate after-work wind-down.

Restaurants

15 Of The Best Restaurants In Hamilton To Eat Your Way Around

Whatever the occasion or vibe, Kirikiriroa Hamilton’s buzzing restaurant scene has it all. Whether you’re after a…

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The Best Flower Delivery And Florists In Auckland Right Now

There simply isn’t an occasion that doesn’t call for a beautiful bunch of flowers. 

Travel

25 Of The Best Things To Do In Bali In 2024

Where the Bintangs are cheap and the people are super friendly.

Food & Drink

The Best Restaurants In Christchurch To Eat Your Way Around In 2024

So you're looking for somewhere to eat in Ōtautahi Christchurch? The Garden City is enough lucky to have so many choice restaurants…

Local Escapes

21 Stunning Walks In Auckland To Take At Least Once

Walking is one of the best ways to make the most of the City of Sails. So grab some sturdy shoes, make use of the kauri dieback wash…

Local Escapes

The Best Accommodation In Martinborough From Hotels And Motels To Airbnbs

We've rounded up the best accommodation in New Zealand's beloved wine region, Martinborough, so you can sample the vino in…

Health + Wellness

The Best Hairdressers In Auckland For All Types Of Hair

​Auckland is a mecca for hair salons and when it comes to choosing “the one”, selecting a hairdresser to entrust with your…

Travel

26 Of Melbourne’s Best Boutique Hotels For 2024

To be honest, we’re always looking for an excuse for a staycay in one of Melbourne’s best hotels. Birthday? Book a…

Local Escapes

7 Of The Best Camping Grounds In And Around Tauranga

From turquoise-hued waters to secluded beaches and lakes where you can try your luck at fishing, here are our picks of the best camping…

Restaurants

50 Of The Best Restaurants In Wellington To Tick Off In 2024

New Zealand's cool capital is known for it’s huge food scene. We may be a teeeeny bit biased, but we reckon it's got some of…

Local Escapes

8 Airbnbs With Breathtaking Swimming Pools To Book In Auckland

We’ve scoured around for the Airbnbs with the prettiest pools in all the land (Auck-land that is) so you can feel like an absolute…

Local Escapes

16 Of The Best Things To Do In Queenstown

Summer, winter, autumn or spring, Queenstown is a beauty to behold.

Local Escapes

The Most Romantic Getaways In Auckland To Book In 2024

Does your romance feel a little less shiny than you’d like it to be? Maybe life’s so hectic right now that you’re…

Food & Drink

14 Of The Best Coromandel Restaurants And Cafes That Should Be On Your List

Here are the best cafes and restaurants to wrap your mouth around in The Coromandel.

Food & Drink

The Best Bottomless Brunch Spots In Auckland Right Now

Ahhh brunch, the perfect blend of breakfast and lunch we just can’t get enough of, which is lucky because the brunch game is strong in…

Restaurants

The Best Indian Restaurants In Auckland Right Now

From creamy kormas and crispy pakora to dry fire-breathing curries and fluffy biryani, here are the best Indian restaurants in…

Bars & Pubs

Auckland’s Best Rooftop Bars To Watch Day Turn To Night

We’ve said it before but we’ll say it again: rooftop bars are the shiz. What’s not to love about sitting sky-high, sipping…

Cafes

The Best Breakfasts In Auckland And Where To Find Them In 2024

Fear not, breakfast-lover—you’re about to have the ultimate list of the best breakfasts in Auckland right at your fingertips.

Local Escapes

Auckland’s Best Beaches To Explore This Summer

One of the best things about Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is the fact that writing a list of the best beaches within a region is absolutely…

Things To Do

50 Of The Best Things To Do In Auckland

While Aucklanders may be the brunt of jokes for those south of the Bombay Hills, we think living in the City of Sails is pretty damn rad.

Food & Drink

14 Of The Best Restaurants In Queenstown And Glenorchy

We’ve done the research and know the must-visit restaurants in QT, so read on for the best restaurants in Queenstown.

Travel

20 Of The Best Airbnbs In New Zealand For 2024

From rolling valleys to dense native forest and cliffs overlooking black sand beaches, we've found the most jaw-dropping spots across…

Local Escapes

The Best Airbnbs In Auckland, Whatever Your Budget

Auckland has some of the best Airbnbs around and we’re semi-obsessed (let’s be real, head-over-heels in love) with…

Local Escapes

9 Of The Best Beaches In The Coromandel

Turquoise waters, rugged cliffs, native flora and laid-back towns—The Coromandel is pretty much paradise. And with more than 400km of…

Local Escapes

13 Of The Best Places To Stay In Lake Tekapo From Hotels And Motels To Airbnbs

The gateway to some of the best stargazing in Aotearoa and the world, Lake Tekapo is one helluva holiday destination.

Food & Drink

14 Of The Best Restaurants And Cafes In Rotorua

Rotorua is a foodie haven, from boujee fine dining to delectable cheap eats spotlighting local and international cuisines.  

Restaurants

The Best Korean Restaurants In Auckland

While Korean food may not be on your radar, it totally should be. If you love big, bold flavours, an abundance of free side-dishes and are…

Local Escapes

New Zealand’s 10 Best Hidden Beaches And Where To Find Them

While it’s not hard to find a great beach, Urban List has done a little more exploring to discover these secret gems. 

Local Escapes

The 10 Best New Zealand Great Walks You Need To Try

New Zealand is one heck of a b-e-a-utiful place and as its people, it would be downright rude not to explore it. 

What's On

The Best Christmas Lights To See In Auckland 2023

Nothing has us feeling more festive than a completely over-the-top display of Christmas lights—this is definitely a case of the more…

Local Escapes

10 Of The Best Camping Grounds Within Driving Distance Of Auckland

Load up the roadie snacks and delve into the best camping spots within driving distance from Auckland to add your hit list this summer…

Food & Drink

12 Of The Best Fish And Chips In Auckland To Get Hooked On

Fish and chips. They’re pretty much our national tucker. Here are our picks for the best fish and chips shops in Auckland.

Features

Here’s Where To Buy The Best Real Christmas Trees In Auckland This Year

To make things easy for you, we’ve created this list of the best places to buy your Christmas tree this year—now you have no…