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    The Best Places to Take Photos in Sydney

    A Review of “Sydney – 30 Locations in 30 Days” e-book by Rob Potter If you are anything like me finding places to capture great photos of the cities you visit is high on your agenda.  I have written about the best places to take photos in Sydney before but today I have something new for you. Recently I received a …

  • Sunburn, rain, shopping and customs

    5 things to know before you visit Sydney

    Hindsight is a wonderful thing. How often do you arrive in a new city and think gosh I wish I knew that …. The number of people that arrive in Sydney in September and are shocked that they need a jumper always surprises me, or those disappointed by the fact that our  shops shut by 6pm most days. Today I share …

  • Walks in Sydney

    Sydney Walking Tour Apps – Part 1

    Do you love to walk? Everytime I start planning a holiday to a new city the first thing I do is hunt down self-guided walks or free walks.  I really think the best way to discover a new city is to hit the streets, for me walking around a place is the best way to get a feel for it. …

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    Sydney city supermarkets – save money on your visit to Sydney

    Where to find a supermarket in Sydney Food costs are one of the biggest budget killers on a long holiday. If you can save some money on the basics and make a few picnic lunches then you will have more to spend on special things like a nice restaurant or a Bridgeclimb. Hunting down a supermarket is on the top …

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Three sisters Blue Mountains

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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  • 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 …

  • 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 …

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    5 Free Guided Tours in Sydney

    07/12/2011 // 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

    09/13/2011 // 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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