Is paradise a large metropolis? As city dwellers, we’re prone to believing that the good life is found on a desolate beach far from the cacophony of any urban environment. Cities, to their credit however, actually make us much happier than we might otherwise believe.
Find out how this city caters to its citizens. Amongst other things, it has successfully shifted the CBD from being more car orientated to pedestrian-friendly, with creative laneways that are populated with covert boutiques, famed restaurants, hole-in-the-wall cafes and vibrant bars.
Melbourne is a city defined by its suburbs. It is the distinct character of neighbourhoods from Footscray to Frankston that help Melbourne regularly sit near the top of world’s most liveable city rankings.
By Joe Peach at This Big City. In recent years, cities have solidified their importance on a global scale, and
Our next #CityTalk tackles the concept of “quality of life” looking at some of the most famous rankings and surveys.
A video interview series by Future Cape Town, shot in 2011, unpacking the concept of liveability under various themes including the definition of liveability, transport, events, densification, tourism and urban form.
The Liveable City: How can public transport help to reconnect our city?
Every year Monocle magazine publishes its list of 25 most liveable cities. How does Cape Town compare to the this year’s top 25?
For the third year in a row, Melbourne has been named as the world’s most liveable city by the The Economist Intelligence Unit Survey. From the Lord Mayor to Molly Meldrum, it seems that almost everybody south of the Murray should be counting their blessings, right? Not quite.
Did you know that London has been rated as the 55th most livable city in the world, or that Paris has the highest number of Michelin starred restaurants? Barcelona ranks in as the city with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Amsterdam is the birthplace of Vincent van Gogh and Ann Frank. This infographic, created by our friends over at HouseTrip, offers an array of fascinating facts about the six most culturally appealing cities in Europe.