Sydney, Australia
Christine, 40
Assistant Director
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm an Assistant Director working in film & television and I do it because I love waking up at 4am, ha ha!

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

Maps by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs on repeat

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Alias, Younger, GOT, Master of None, Girls

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

Bad Mama in Bondi

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

I'm a believer in slow fashion and upcycling. Some of my favourite pieces have been bought at Bondi Yard sales!

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

The Beach Road Hotel

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


What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Sydney and where did you get it?

3 scoops at Gelato Messina

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Sydney that you particularly like?

The Grasshopper in the CBD

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Sydney? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

The Langham Hotel & Spa. If you need to loose $500 in two hours, go to the spa here!

What restaurant in Sydney looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Apparently Kingsford Chinese Restaurant is amazing, but I won't go near the place!

Where can you get the best cocktail in Sydney? Which one do you like?

Eau de Vie do a mean Yuzu Mule with Wyborowa vodka. Yum!

Where would you take your partner in Sydney if you wanted to really pamper them?

The Balmain Bathhouse at Natures Energy in Balmain is great for a weekday wind down.

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Gelato Messina and Twisted Frozen Yogurt are rather exceptional!

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Sydney?

The Grounds of Alexandria & The Ivy

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

Wendy's Secret Garden in Lavender Bay. Pure Magic

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

Do the Bridge Climb, followed by the ferry to Manly and dinner at The Pantry Manly

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

You can't beat the Whitsundays in Queensland, Australia

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