Sydney Travel Tips
Want to hear all about Sydney? It's Australia's oldest city, the economic powerhouse of the nation and the country's capital in everything but name. It's blessed with sun-drenched natural attractions, dizzy skyscrapers, delicious and daring restaurants, superb shopping and friendly folk.
And want to know what to see in Sydney? Although it's come a long way from its convict beginnings, Sydney still has a rough and ready energy, an invigorating blend of the old and the new, the raw and the refined. While high culture attracts some to the Opera House, bohemian history and gaudy nightlife attract others to Kings Cross.
Just south of Sydney lies the world's second oldest national park - Royal National Park. It's here that you'll find some stunning coastal scenery. For those who like their walking, the 22km coastal ...
New Year’s Eve in Sydney is always a spectacle to remember. Unlike some other holidays which can be overlooked, avoided, or under-appreciated, the Australians consistently ring-in the New Year with ...
An hour or so south of Sydney, the new Sea Cliff Bridge is a great option for a day trip from Sydney. The bridge replaces a road which was often closed due to rock falls and (worse) subsidence ...
Experience this beautiful city without blowing your budget. Here’s our Top 10 free Sydney experiences:
1. Enjoy two gorgeous coastal walks from Bondi to Coogee , and Manly to Spit.
Written by Emma, Australia, August 2011
Yes, it does occasionally rain in Sydney . Particularly in the winter months of June, July and August. My favorite ways to spend a rainy day in Sydney are as follows:
1. Art ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
Fall is a great time to visit Sydney .
The extreme heat of summer is gone but the days are still sunny and
warm enough for light clothes or a day at the beach. And the soft light
of the cool, ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
There are plenty of reasons to visit Sydney in winter. Along with the two most obvious reasons: less crowds and cheaper accommodations, we’ve put together a whole list of reasons to head out to ...
Sydney ’s Aboriginal culture and heritage is not immediately visible upon arrival in the city, having been almost completely wiped out during early European occupation. It has, however, found a new ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
ANZAC Day is a national day of remembrance held on April 25 to honor the Australians and New Zealanders
who served and died in World War One. It is also a national holiday for
all Australians. ...
Written by Emma, Australia, June 2012
Sydney is good looking – and knows it. Its natural harbour, golden beaches, iconic Sydney Opera House
and Harbour Bridge are sights that never loose their charm. But in a
city this size you ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
To get a better grasp on the layout of the expansive Sydney city and its over 600 suburbs, a trip up to some of its heights would be in order. As a person who took this approach on her first visit to ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
Thanks to its natural good looks, harbour location and reputation for quality ingredients, Sydney is the city to enjoy a memorable meal with a view. From world class dining to Sydney ’s best fish ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
Getting around Sydney
on two wheels has never been easier. Cycling is becoming an
increasingly popular way to get around and to see the city for both
locals and tourists alike. Editor’s Note: ...
Written by RobC, New Zealand, October 2011
If you like beaches and you like taking photographs, there's something about Bondi Beach that makes it a great destination. First of all there's the amazing mix of people: more than other beach in ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, October 2012
A common conception about Australians involves their love of beer, and
this conception rings true in many ways. Australian beer love is
regional with certain beers being preferred in different ...
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