View of Hunter Valley vineyards, NSW, Australia

Choosing a Hunter Valley Wine Tour

Sightseeing

With almost 200 years of winemaking history and over 150 wineries, a visit to the Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region is a popular day trip from Sydney for food and wine lovers. We have done the hard work (hours of research beyond just drinking lol) to help you narrow …. Continue reading

Watsons Bay canon

Watsons Bay Walk

Sydney Self-Guided Walks

This Watsons Bay walk is not to be missed. Beginning at Dover Heights just north of Bondi Beach and finishing at the beautiful Watson’s Bay our itinerary combines the Federation Cliff walk with the South Head Heritage loop.  These two walks reward you with cliff top views over the Pacific …. Continue reading

Which Sydney Airport Hotel is best for you?

Accommodation

There are no less than 15 choices when it comes to Sydney Airport hotels, in fact, accommodation near Sydney Airport has become much more popular in recent years, and the landscape has changed a lot!  With nearby dining and shopping options and fast connections to the city staying in accommodation …. Continue reading

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Tips for Backpacking in Sydney

Trip Planning

While we have worked with backpackers a lot over the years, it’s been quite a while since we have been backpacking ourselves and we have not been backpacking in Sydney so today we have reached out to some experts who have backpacked in our fair city recently for their advice. …. Continue reading

Vivid Sydney 2019 Credit Andrew Thomas Huang

The Vivid Sydney Festival 2019

Festivals

The Vivid Sydney Festival shows off Sydney at its finest.  The cities most iconic buildings and historic laneways are awash with light installations that turn the town into sometime from a fairytale.  After ten years of attending the show, I have put together my tips for surviving the crowds and …. Continue reading

Plan your trip

Choosing your Accommodation

Where to eat

Dining at Opera Bar in Sydney
Eating

What to eat and drink in Sydney

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

Eating

Top 10 Small Bars in Sydney

This guest post on small bars in Sydney was written by our friend Katie from The Accidental Australian. Katie has shared her take on the top 10 small bars in the city. It’s always hard to write a top 10 list, and if you believe we have missed somewhere really …. Continue reading

North Sydney Olympic Pool under Sydney Harbour Bridge
Lists

Things to do in Sydney with kids

If you are planning a holiday to Sydney with kids your itinerary will need to include things to do that are suitable for young explorers.  We have put together our Sydney with kids bucket list with the help of the members of our community who have shared what worked best for …. Continue reading

Dining at Opera Bar in Sydney
Eating

What to eat and drink in Sydney

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