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.
Written by Brooke, Australia, September 2012
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 ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2011
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 ...
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 ...
If you’ve always wanted to walk through a Willy Wonka-esque landscape then the Hunter Valley Chocolate Festival is as close as it gets! Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our ...
Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach is commonly associated with bronzed Aussie lifesavers, shaggy-haired surfers and overcooked backpackers soaking up the rays of Australia’s
seemingly endless ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, October 2012
The stereotypical Australian sunshine and hot, hot weather appear
through December, January and February, but you will be happy to know
that the average high temperature across these months runs ...
Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t eat well in Sydney . If you love Asian food then there are plenty of great value Japanese , Chinese , Thai and Malaysian restaurants ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
there is plenty to do and see; with excitement all around, beautiful
views and a never ending list of attractions, events and activities.
With everything that Sydney has to offer, it ...
The northern hemispheres hottest months are of course the southern hemispheres coldest. While winters are generally mild and sunny in Sydney (the daily temperature rarely drops below 14 degrees) ...
Set on a picturesque natural harbor, Sydney is blessed with over 37 beaches, most of them just a hop, skip and a jump away from the center of the busy city action. While it may seem all work in ...
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