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Should you book a Sydney Harbour Cruise?


It’s a long debated topic in Sydney travel forums… Should I take a harbour cruise in Sydney? Which cruises are the best?  Is it really just as good to take the ferry? Well read on, and we will go over the pros and cons of each option and see which …. Continue reading

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How to Walk Across The Sydney Harbour Bridge


The Sydney Harbour Bridge, that iconic image of Sydney that has been beamed across the world since it opened in 1932.  Every traveller goes home with at least one photo of it, and if you are anything like me several 🙂  So along with admiring it from afar, what is the best way to …. Continue reading

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 think we have missed somewhere really …. Continue reading

Where to find a great breakfast in Sydney


Breakfast in Sydney is a bit of an institution, perhaps because the city goes to bed so early 😉  The first meal of the day whether you call it breakfast or bunch is pretty important and something lots of locals (especially us) tend to go out and enjoy every weekend. …. Continue reading

Plan the perfect NYE in Sydney

Beyond the wharf NYE cruise
NYE in Sydney

Beyond the Wharf NYE Cruise Sydney

In 2015 for the first time in a very long time, I spent NYE out on Sydney Harbour  I received two complimentary tickets from Beyond the Wharf for their inaugural New Year’s Eve cruises. I am a huge fan of spending time on Sydney ferries so was interested to see what .... Continue reading

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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

Sydney Greeters offer free tours of Sydney
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Introducing Sydney Greeters

Sydney Greeters is part of a global organisation called Global Greeters. Greeters are volunteers who give up their time to show visitors to around their hometown and help encourage cross cultural friendship. I first came across a greeter service back in 2010 when I was lucky enough to be shown around …. Continue reading