henry st brewhouse kensington

MELBOURNE | Henry St Brewhouse is a bit of a local’s secret, hidden in the backstreets of the industrial part of Kensington. It’s the baby of owners/brewers (and fomer structural engineers) Zack Skerrit and Phil Quayle, who started home brewing in Phil’s backyard on Henry St before diving into things full


This post was sponsored by BrewArt. Click here to read The City Lane’s policy on sponsored content. MELBOURNE | The City Lane was recently invited to the Melbourne launch of BrewArt, touted by its owners Coopers as “the world’s first fully automated personal brewing system”. The event was held at



spanish road trip madrid bilbao

SPAIN | We recently did a road trip through Northern Spain, driving from Madrid to Bilbao, through Castille and Leon and Basque Country. We’ve split this guide into several posts which you can use to guide you when planning your own Spanish road trip. The City Lane hit the camino (“road”) in Madrid,

st martin in the fields

LONDON | St Martin In The Fields is an Anglican church on the north-east corner of Trafalgar Square. While a church has existed on this site since medieval times, the current structure was built between 1722-26. Its Neoclassical design was controversial at the time, but has since become famous and copied



top 10 visiting iran tips you should know travel advice

Iran is one of the most misunderstood countries in the world. From the Islamic Revolution in 1979, through to the Iran-Iraq war between 1980-1988 and the dubbing of Iran as a member of the “Axis of Evil” by US President George W Bush in 2002, people in the West have

best places to eat in london 2014

In January 2015 I returned to London for the first time in just over 3 years. As you can imagine, I had long list of places to eat that I wanted to try while I was there. There were the hot new restaurant openings, the places that had opened up

top 10 best restaurants in melbourne

As 2014 comes to a close it’s time to take a look back at what happened in the world of food in Melbourne and decide just what were the top 10 best restaurants in Melbourne. As is always the case in this city, there was a constant stream of new

toyko food guide blog where to eat

Japanese is one of my favourite cuisines and, over the years, I have eaten a lot of Japanese food. Before visiting Japan I thought that I had quite a good grasp on what Japanese food was about but it only took a few days in the country to realise that what I

visiting japan tips tokyo travel advice

Before visiting Japan I did my research and read a lot of information about various topics. During my time in the country, some of what I read proved itself to be useful and some of it not so useful. There were other things that I encountered that I had never

hanoi food guide

Hanoi, Vietnam, just like most of the cities in Vietnam, offers a wide variety of food to those who visit it. Much of what I discussed in my Ho Chi Minh City Food Guide applies to Hanoi. You can read my thoughts on why you should eat street food and