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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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    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 …

  • Sydney Harbour Bridgeclimb

    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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    12 Great Places to Propose in Sydney

    If you are in Sydney on a romantic holiday and have decided it’s time to take the plunge this list written especially for you.  Here are 12 places that would be perfect for a wedding proposal in Sydney. On a Sydney Harbour Bridge climb – This is a popular choice. Over 2000 people have popped the question at the top …

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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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  • Sydney Opera House from Cahill Walk

    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 …

  • 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

    06/08/2011 // 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 …

  • NYE View Mrs Macquarie's Point

    Mrs Macquarie’s Point, the dress circle seats for the Sydney fireworks. If you are trying to decide if you should spend New Year’s Eve at Mrs Macquaries Point read on. I have seen in the new year from this spot 4 times and have tried here to cover the main things you might want to know to help you decide …

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