Sydney, Australia
Ben, 30
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a bit about Ben

What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm a chiropractor - enjoy working with people and their health and also the free-time it affords me

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had and why was it so effing bad?

Packing shelves in a supermarket - horrendously boring

Were you born and raised in Sydney? If not, where did you grow up and what brought you to Sydney?

Born in Perth, moved to Sydney 4.5 years ago for a sea change, can't see myself moving back nowadays!

What’s your current hood in Sydney and what’s the best/worst thing about it?

Darlinghurst - everything. Absolute melting pot of people, great cafes and restaurants and close to the city (and accessibility to basically everywhere!)

What kind of music do you listen to and what kind of music do you absolutely HATE?

I listen to different types of electronic music, can't stand country music

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Explosions in the Sky - All of a sudden i miss everyone

Name the best TV shows of all time, and what makes them so good?

Sopranos, Oz - Brilliant writing, characters, both with perfect endings to the show.

Name some spots in Sydney that are good for a Tinder date.

Cricketer's Arms

Who’s your hero and where in Sydney would you take them out for a serious hang?

Brian Molko - I would take him to Cooper Park

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

As Colour, Vanishing Elephant

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Go to the art gallery - probably my own fault for being lazy

Where do you go in Sydney for a casual night out?

The Old Fitz pub

Where would you go in Sydney to celebrate some freaking good news?

See above!

What’s your choice of transportation in Sydney and why?

Car/Uber/ bike

What are the Sydney spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Cooper Park!

What are the Sydney spots tourists should run from screaming?

Darling Harbour - overpriced, nothing to really see

Tomorrow’s your last day in Sydney. How do you spend it?

Cooper Park, a film at Verona, beer at the Old Fitz

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Amsterdam - so much going on there culturally, such a beautiful city, good parties and good people!