Published: Friday, 04 November 2011 10:55
Written by Nita Teoh
The Perth Walkabout Monthly Wrap is published at the end of each month to provide a snapshot of articles that hit the headlines in the last 4 weeks.
Here is Perth Walkabout's Monthly Wrap for the month of October:
Maylands Steps It Up as a Trendy Café Strip
Maylands - an inner city suburb located on the eastern side of Perth, is approximately 4 kilometres from the Perth CBD. Its local café strip on Eighth Avenue has seen interesting changes over the last few years, and has been transformed from a relatively quiet area to a bustling and thriving café strip.
Eighth Avenue offers an interesting and eclectic mix of retail shops and eateries. Browsing the strip, you’ll find restaurants offering tasty culinary delights from all over the world, trendy cafes, specialised retail shops, and essential services.
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Published: Wednesday, 02 November 2011 08:19
Written by Lee-Ann Khoh
I have lived in Perth for all of my 22 years, which in theory should make me an expert on it. But what is the essence of this city? Are we Dullsville, in the glorious state of Wait Awhile? The City of Lights? The Swan River Colony? I decided to test what my social networks would say when I posted this:
“Living in Perth – Discuss.”
“Discussion over,” one of my friends, another lifelong Perthian, sarcastically retorted.
“Wish I still was,” replied a friend in Adelaide who had spent a few months in Perth.
“Needs different things, seems every weekend is the same,” mused another.
“It’s actually kind of like Melbourne, only smaller and with better transport surprisingly,” added a now-Brisbane-based friend.
So what does all this mean?
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