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Chinese New Year Pig Sydney

How to celebrate Lunar New Year in Sydney

Festivals

Each year the Lunar New Year celebration in Sydney seem to get bigger, they are now said to be one of the biggest outside Asia.  Aussies love a party, and with many of our residents having Chinese, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese ancestry it’s no surprise we there are more than …. Continue reading

Dining at Opera Bar in Sydney

What to eat and drink in Sydney

Eating

Consider this where to eat in Sydney guide for visitors the Ultimate Sydney Food and Drink Bucket list. The list was created by polling the members of the Sydney Expert Facebook community for their suggestions on the best places for visitors to eat and drink in Sydney. We have included lots …. Continue reading

Australia Day in Sydney Tall Ship race

What to do on Australia Day in Sydney

Festivals

Sydney city turns on a big show on January 26th each year to celebrate our national day. Updated: 8 January 2019 What are we celebrating on Australia Day? Officially Australia Day commemorates the founding of the colony of Sydney on the 26 January 1788 when the ships of the first fleet arrived. …. Continue reading

A visitors guide to the Sydney Mardi Gras

Festivals

The 2019 Mardi Gras is the 41st anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. I have put together this short visitors guide to help you have a great time during this fabulous Sydney festival. My biggest piece of advice is to start planning now.  The city gets seriously …. Continue reading

Blue Mountains self-drive day trip

Itineraries

How to Plan a One Day self-drive Blue Mountains Itinerary Just like our one-day train itineraries we have created three self-drive itineraries to help you have a great day in the Blue Mountains. Itinerary 1 – Hit as many sites as you can in one day (limited walking) and lots …. Continue reading

Sydney Events and Festivals

Australia Day in Sydney Tall Ship race
Festivals

What to do on Australia Day in Sydney

Sydney city turns on a big show on January 26th each year to celebrate our national day. Updated: 8 January 2019 What are we celebrating on Australia Day? Officially Australia Day commemorates the founding of the colony of Sydney on the 26 January 1788 when the ships of the first fleet arrived. .... Continue reading

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Street Art in Sydney

Newtown Street Art Graffiti Mural
Street Art

Inner West Self-Guided Street Art Walk

If you like Street Art, you will love this self-guided Inner West Street art walk through St Peters, Enmore, and Newtown.  A word of warning, this is not a short walk, the whole thing will take you a good half day or longer if you stop for eats. If you …. Continue reading

Georgia Hill 2017 Mural Mary Street Newtown
Street Art

A Short Newtown Street Art Walk

This Newtown Street art walk is perfect for anyone with limited time who wants to check out some of the newest murals in the area.  There is also some pretty great food to sample along the way!  When you think about street art in Sydney one suburb immediately springs to …. Continue reading

Trip Planning Advice

Trip Planning

Tips for taking the Sydney Airport Train

Taking the Sydney Airport train to the centre of the city is a good option for most visitors and one of the quickest ways to get to the CBD. Solo travellers and couples will find the airport train cheaper than a taxi, and it is a pretty straightforward trip if you are staying in …. Continue reading

Trip Planning

Advice for your Working Holiday in Sydney

Over 125,000 people aged between 18-30 travel to Australia on Working Holiday visas each year.  Today we have put together our top tips to help you save money while you are travelling and working in Australia.  You can find out if you are eligible to apply for a working holiday visa here.  …. Continue reading