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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

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

A weekend in Blackheath

Sydney Getaways

A Self Catered weekend in Blackheath at Illalangi Cottage Why Choose Blackheath for your Blue Mountains weekend? If you are familiar with our website, you may have noticed we are big fans of the Blue Mountains.  At just over 1 hour 30 mins from Sydney, a weekend here is a …. Continue reading

The Three Sisters, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, at sunset.

3 Blue Mountains by train day trip itineraries

Itineraries

How to Plan a One Day Blue Mountains Itinerary We have put together three different one-day itineraries for visiting the Blue Mountains by train. One day with Scenic World and the HOHO bus  One day with the HOHO bus and lots of bushwalking One day in the Blue Mountains for less …. Continue reading

Aerial view of Sydney coastline, Australia.

A Guide to the Manly to Bondi Walk

Sightseeing

With the new Sydney super walk from Bondi to Manly making headlines this week we set about writing a guide to help you get started on it now. Below is our day by day guide to how you can complete the walk over seven days.  For those of you who …. 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

Choosing your Accommodation

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