What Nick Nick Boulos is a multi award-winning travel writer and editor and the founder of MakeMyDay. He has spent more than ten years writing for the world’s leading publications including the Sunday Times, Washington Post, National Geographic and the Guardian. says
Hackney Wick is the most interesting spot in London right now, and it's changing fast. Is it the new Shoreditch, an edgy area becoming cleaner, safer and more expensive? What does that mean and who is it for? Explore a unique part of London in a state of flux: Hackney Wick is the 'place to be', with a thriving creative scene, a tight-knit local community, and all kinds of fashionable hangouts - but it's under threat from gentrification and the property industry. This alternative tour is a chance to see urban transformation in front of your very eyes, all while absorbing street art, architecture and history.