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.
If you've ever been to Malaysia you'll have fond memories of the beautiful roti, dips and curries. Mamak has brought these flavours to Sydney and offers an amazingly delicious experience with lunch ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2011
Messing about on the water is positively encouraged in Sydney and there’s no end of activities on offer to help you do just that. We dipped our toe in to bring you the best of the wet. ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, December 2012
New Year’s Eve in Sydney
is the event of the year, and one that is known for going out with a
bang by people all over the globe. Perhaps it has something to do with
the fact that Sydney is one ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, September 2012
A real night out on the town in Sydney doesn’t exclude the biggest and the best: Oxford Street .
During the day, this Sydney street near the Central Business District
(CBD) is a relaxing and ...
As you might expect from any large city, there are numerous ways to get around Sydney . Here’s a few tips to help you navigate the public transport maze so you can spend more time sightseeing and ...
The Royal National Park lags in age behind only one other national park
in the entire world: Yellowstone. This old park, lying 20 miles (32 km)
to the south of Sydney city, was established in ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, November 2012
attractions are both must-see sites and huge expenses, especially when
tickets are purchased one by one. Luckily, some companies have bundled
the entrance fees for several of the top ...
Written by eva_afta, November 2010
While there you can take a guided tour of the whole aquarium with a diving instructor. The instructors and staff here were excellent and it was an all round amazing experience – most unforgettable ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2011
Forget shopping for souvenirs! Sydney ’s
the place for a splurge. From designer wares in hip boutiques to
vintage clothing, historic arcades and local handicrafts at community
markets, there’s a ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Wandering the cobbled streets and laneways of The Rocks in Sydney and poking your head into specialty stores, boutiques and galleries is a relaxing way to enjoy a day’s shopping. Editor’s ...
Locals in Sydney know Oxford Street for two main reasons: partying and shopping. We’ve already written about partying on Oxford Street, so this post will cover the shopping aspect. Oxford Street ...
If you've got a day to spare in Sydney and you have a car I'd recommend heading northwest of Sydney to visit the charming village of St Albans.
Getting there is easy as you can just drive north of ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
One of Australia’s most pristine islands is also the closest island getaway to Sydney. What is surprising is that only a few Australian’s are aware of its existence and even fewer have visited. ...
It’s hard to miss Sydney’s biggest attractions – just head to the harbour and there they are! But once you’ve seen the Opera House , the harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge , what’s next? ...
Written by ROD C, Australia, January 2011
Who knew, not just a party for the Gay population! Definitely Sydney's biggest street party and certainly the most colourful event (except for anything at all on the Harbour, which has some natural ...
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