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Unintentionally following Gordon Tallis (Brisbane)

by Homestore Café – by Amanda! I’ll be up front with you. Homestore Café is our local. We could walk there but we don’t. Don’t judge; I enjoy my breakfast without a side of sweaty thanks very much. This is a family-friendly place that also has a little store in it that sells home wares. I […]

You’ll Definitely Get Lei’d (Melbourne)

by The LuWow – by Jayde! Melbourne does quirk really, really well. There’s no shortage of themed bars very coolly rocking a gimmick in M-Town or, at the very least, some kick-ass weird-o décor, from the hetero-camp of The Carlton Hotel in Bourke St (stuffed animals, velvet seating and red-flecked EVERYTHING) to the retro rockabilly chic […]

The taste of Canberra, in NSW

by Canberra District Wine Region by Nicola! Without sounding like I’m disparaging our fair Capital, one of the best ways to enjoy Canberra actually involves heading over the border to New South Wales to the Canberra District Wine Region, comprising over 170 vineyards. A 35 minute drive from the CBD means close proximity to over […]

Pok Pok (Melbourne)

by Takin’ it to the Streets – by Jayde! Docklands is a bit of an anomaly to Melbourne. It’s a relatively new development in the city and the government is pumping a lot of money and assets into creating a mini-CBD down by the river. by

Meet the Ushers!

Meet Pauline (Melbourne)

“I won’t Usher the latest openings just because they’re the latest openings. I’ll tell you about the absolute standouts I’ve discovered; places you can rely on to experience Melbourne’s unique flair just like the locals do.”

Meet Lauren – Perth’s newest Usher!

by “Hello I’m London born and UK bred. But Perth is my real home, and has been for 4 years and counting. I love it here. I love the big skies, the warm weather and the little pockets of awesomeness that are everywhere in WA. Perth is one of the last remaining isolated places on […]

La Dolce Vita – Meet Piero!

Falling in love with Sydney when visiting from Europe in 2002, Piero relocated to the ‘promised city’ in 2010 and has been Ushering with us since Urban Usher began! In this edition of Meet the Locals, we catch up with Piero and talk pizza, pasta and sharks!

Meet Helen! Perth girl born and bred

by “Hello I am a born and bred Perth girl with a serious love for my beautiful home town. Described as just a big country town the reality is this city has so much to offer! Perth really does have the best of both worlds; pristine beaches and a bustling and dynamic city scape that […]

Meet Melbourne Local Rosie

by We catch up with fashionista, girl-about-town and Melbourne Usher Rosie and chat about her fashion blog, why she loves her home town and the perfect way to spend one day in Melbourne. Meet Rosie: by

Meet Brenna – Sydney’s newest Usher

by The wait is over! Brenna has joined Sydney Urban Usher! “Hi my name is Brenna! A born and bred Sydney girl, after studying and working overseas I returned to call the inner west home, living in Newtown and Enmore, and now getting about in Redfern/Alexandria. I love the ever-changing and diverse nature of this area, […]