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Monday Memories: Coasting Over Sydney

Monday Memories: Coasting Over Sydney

When most people think of Sydney they probably imagine the photographic landmarks of this bright, sun-friendly city. Sure these kinds of icons – and yes, I’m loathe to use that word – exist in other great capital cities around the world, but in Sydney the landmarks don’t...
Whale Watching in Sydney

Whale Watching in Sydney

We had brilliant success spotting the Big Five on Kenya safaris, we’ve seen abundant wildlife in Australia’s outback when others claimed to have seen little at all, and we never have a problem attracting primates wherever we go, from Costa Rica to Borneo, but we have...
Price Check: a Sydney Shopping List

Price Check: a Sydney Shopping List

After posting our guide to experiencing Sydney on a Budget and our apartment reviews, it seemed like a good time to do our Price Check: a Sydney Shopping List for you. Despite spending a great deal of time in Australia over the last 12 months,...
Where to Stay in Sydney — Rooms With A View

Where to Stay in Sydney — Rooms With A View

There are some cities where it doesn’t matter what’s outside your hotel window, where you’re going to decide where to stay based on factors other than a view, but where to stay in Sydney, a destination with a stupendous harbour, sublime beaches and stunning skyline, does...
Sydney on a Budget

Sydney on a Budget

Australia can be a costly destination to visit right now, due to its robust economy and strong Aussie dollar, however – like Melbourne – it is possible to see Sydney on a budget. Our Guide to How to Experience Sydney on a Budget Getting to Sydney...
A Local Guide to Sydney Architecture

A Local Guide to Sydney Architecture

The Sydney Opera House is Sydney’s most recognisable asset and a cornerstone of Sydney architecture. Every time we return to Sydney and we see it, we’re home. The story behind the commissioning and construction of the Sydney Opera House is a narrative that leaves few...
Enjoying the Campsie Food Festival, Sydney

Enjoying the Campsie Food Festival, Sydney

If further proof than Haymarket’s Chinatown or ‘Little Asia’ was needed to attest to Sydney’s multiculturalism and reign as an ethnic foodie capital, Campsie Food Festival offered it. I hadn’t been to Campsie in many years and when I was last there it was for a...