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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Coco’s Cantina

“Besides being one of the most delicious restaurants in town, this place is also an exceptional spot for happy hour. Tucked into a quaint spot on K road, the staff is super hip and the outdoor area is incredible. I’m going for the Rosè.”  —  Parson James

376 Karangahape Rd, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
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The Golden Dawn

“This place is so special. So you’re strolling down Ponsonby and you pop up on this little wonder. It has no signage or anything to indicate that it’s an establishment on the exterior besides the coolest people ever walking inside or waiting in line. It’s got a dark/majestic speakeasy vibe once you enter. You’ll get homemade mulled wine as you’re waiting on the band to set up in the corner. You’ll find the most diverse music genres nightly here. From world, country, soul, jazz, funk. It’s truly special. Sadly it’s closing next year so get there quick!”  —  Parson James

134 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland, 1011, New Zealand
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Family Bar and Club

“If you ask any of the employees there they will tell you I spend a LOT of time at Family Bar karaoke. It’s THE gay bar in town but also has so many different elements within it. The karaoke side is like a Western saloon. Then through a door you’re in a full blown night club. Or you can go downstairs to the rave-like dark room. It’s one of my favorite places on the planet.”  —  Parson James

270 Karangahape Rd, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
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