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    National Parks in Sydney

    Discover Sydney’s wild side…. the natural one that is. If you want to explore a different side of Sydney on your visit then I suggest you head to one of our nearby National Parks.   There are 8 within reach of the city and the four I am going to tell you about today can be reached by public transport. …

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    My Ultimate Sydney Weekend Competition

    Win a $100 HotelClub Voucher towards your own ultimate Sydney weekend – read on and find out how you can plan your own ultimate Sydney weekend. I was recently asked what my ultimate Sydney weekend would look like and it took me a while to answer – there are just so many options. I have finally settled on a weekend …

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    Where to Swim in Sydney Harbour – 6 Harbour Side Pools

    If you fancy a swim during your stay in the city these harbour side pools are all within easy reach of the city each with its own charm and history. Andrew “Boy” Charlton Pool – Woolloomooloo Bay  Nestled on the edge of the Botanic Gardens and pretty well hidden from those not in the know the Andrew “Boy” Charlton Centre …

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    What is the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb like?

    So there are lots of stairs, and it’s really high up, and it is frightfully expensive… before you hand over the big bucks how will you know if you are going to enjoy the Bridgeclimb? Well I have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions about this ultimate Sydney experience. Read on and see if it’s right …

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A Blue Mountains Tour or DIY by Public Transport?

by Sydney Expert in Day trips

Should you book a Blue Mountains Tour or Use Public Transport? If you have 3 or more days in Sydney chances are you are going to consider going to the Blue Mountains. A day out to see the Three Sisters is the most favoured day-trip for visitors to the harbour city. For good reason, its world heritage listed wonderland that …


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    How to take the best photos of Sydney Harbour

    February 29, 2012 // 1 Comment

    Want to get that postcard photo of Sydney? Even for amateur photographers it is really not all that hard, the harbour is so incredibly beautiful that all you need is a point and shoot camera (or your i-phone) and a sunny day. Granted sunny days have been in short supply so far this year but when the sun is shining it …

  • Reef Beach Sydney

    Get off the Beaten Track and Visit one of these Sydney Harbour Beaches Every guide book you read will tell you that you must visit Bondi and Manly but if your itinerary allows it why not try to visit one of these lessor known Sydney Harbour beaches and see just how lucky we sydneysiders are. Collins Beach 1.Collins and Store …

  • Urban Walkabout

    1. Sydney City Council With everything from fun facts to public toilet maps and weather if you are spending any time in the centre of the city this site is worth a visit. My favourite pages: Slices of Sydney – a 64 page printable or online guide to Sydney city villages and all they have to offer Historical Walking Tours – 13 …

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    5 Great picnic spots in Sydney

    June 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

    We are really lucky in Sydney that we surrounded by so many beautiful parks and gardens that offer great picnic spots.  Even in winter packing  a picnic and getting outdoors is a great way to spend an afternoon.   Here are 5 picnic spots that I really enjoy going to.   I have added public transport information that might be useful …

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