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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 …

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    Sydney’s Public Art – The Royal Botanic Gardens

    February 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

    Exploring the Public Art in the Royal Botanic Gardens A few months ago my office relocated just a block from the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens and since then I have spent many lunch hours strolling around the garden rediscovering how beautiful it is.  Along with all the trees and flowers and beautiful harbour vistas there are 55 sculptures scattered around the …

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    5 Free Guided Tours in Sydney

    July 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

    Every traveller knows that at some point on your holiday the money starts to run out. Finding free things to see and do on your trip is a bonus because it means you can save your $$$ for the really special things a city has on offer, like a Sydney Harbour Bridgeclimb or watching a performance at the Opera House. …

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    Where to find free wi-fi in Sydney

    September 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

    Finding wi-fi in Sydney is not too difficult but free wi-fi is a little harder to come by.  It seems strange but you are more likely to find free wi-fi in your $20 dorm room than a 4 star hotel.  Below is a list (current at Sept 2011) of free internet in Sydney.  Let me know if you have found …

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