Hotel review: A family staycation at the Cordis, Auckland

Cordis executive chef Volker Marecek at work at the American grill at Eight. Photo / Dean Purcell Thinking of a city staycation for next month’s Easter holidays? The Cordis, Auckland could be just the place, writes David Barrington Location: In uptown Auckland, the Cordis sits on Symonds St near the junction with Karangahape Rd, just … Read more

Here’s The Impact That Walkable Neighborhoods Can Have on Your Physical Health

How we plan neighborhoods can shape the health of entire communities. When more than half the world now lives in urban areas, it’s more important than ever to design streets and parks conducive to walking, running, and cycling. A review of large, population-based studies describing numerous ways walkable, activity-friendly cities are linked to improved metabolic … Read more