New South Wales Travel Tips
New South Wales (NSW) is Australia's most populous state and home to Sydney, with its attention-grabbing bridge and opera house and a cockiness that bites you on the bum.
In between the urban sprawls, NSW is Australia's most diverse state, filled with outback vistas, alpine territory, rain forests and golden surf. Spend a day exploring the Blue Mountains or any number of rugged national parks.
Savvy travelers know to bypass busy summer in Sydney
and head Down Under in the spring. And no, you Northern Hemisphere
residents, that doesn’t mean March through May. Seasons happen in
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
Here’s our ‘at-a-glance’ neighborhood guide for the best things to see, do and eat in Sydney . Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Sydney Things to Do blog . Visit the ...
Written by eva_afta, November 2010
This place was reasonably priced though it was only really good for children as most of the animals here older people may have already seen and they would also be in larger zoos where you could spend ...
1. Blue Mountains
This World Heritage listed forest is only two hours west of Sydney .
Its sandstone gorges and peaks are dense with eucalypts whose oil
reacts with the air to create the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
Despite popular belief that there is no culture in Sydney (rumors reportedly spread by Sydney’s rival city, Melbourne ), the city has a vibrant arts and culture scene that can be experienced in ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
Flea markets are typically known as markets held in the outdoors and that usually involve the resale of old goods, secondhand items and antiques. In Sydney, there might not be many of these ...
One of the brilliant features of Sydney
city is the integration of a number of parks and gardens within the
city bounds. These sections of green act as mini getaways for those
normally rushing ...
While foreigners, and locals, joke that Australia
was founded by nothing more than a bunch of convicts, the truth of the
matter remains that British officials chose the distant and remote land ...
If you’re a Sydney
local, free time is rarely spent indoors. And living in a city so
blessed with natural attractions and year-round sunshine, why wouldn’t
you want to spend your time outdoors? ...
Written by Undercover American, Australie, December 2010
You can take one of the Sydney Ferries to Balmain to check out an area of Sydney with lots of interesting old terrace houses. Check out the restaurants and cafes and do a bit of shopping. Balmain ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
It’s Sydney’s turn to host the scrumptious Taste Festival in March 2012. Catch all the action over four days at the beautiful Centennial Parklands near Oxford Street, Paddington. Editor’s Note: ...
Written by Lisa Chen, Australia, August 2011
The American Cup Sailing on Sydney Harbour lets you have a taste of the " sport of the rich and the famous"- competitive yacht racing, whist still being able to enjoy the beautiful scenery ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, August 2012
Forget the straight-laced, classroom personality of the typical natural
history and culture museum. The land of fossils, dinosaurs, nature
photos and Australian history is normally a daytime world ...
Written by Emma, Australia, June 2012
The World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park , which lies west of Sydney , offers a unique opportunity to see the natural landscape and eucalypt vegetation of the New South Wales region ...
Written by Emma, Australia, October 2011
Just across Sydney Harbour
among the leafy green suburbs of Manly, Mosman and Milsons Point lie a
few of the city’s best family-friendly attractions. Here’s our pick of
the bunch. Editor’s ...
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