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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

Advice for your Working Holiday in Sydney

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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

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Deciding how to spend New Year’s Eve in Sydney

NYE in Sydney
Sydney on NYE is a bucket list item. Choosing how to spend the night is a huge decision for most visitors and often a pretty expensive one so I have put together some questions that will help you pinpoint what you might want to do.  If you are planning on being in Sydney for the first time and maybe only time, you are probably even more keen to get your plans sorted. If you already .... Continue reading
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NYE in Sydney – Some Alternatives to Circular Quay

NYE in Sydney
What do you do if you are not one for HUGE crowds but still want to watch the Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks from a front row seat?  Well, I asked 3 Sydney bloggers to share their experiences of spending New Year’s Eve in Sydney on the western side of the bridge.  View the NYE Fireworks from Barangaroo – Tara from Travel Far Enough Tara from Travel Far Enough spent last NYE at Barangaroo and .... Continue reading
NYE in Sydney

New Years Eve in Sydney for Beginners

If you are planning on being in Sydney for the first time and maybe only time this NYE  you are probably keen to get your plans sorted. Consider this a beginners guide to New Year’s Eve in Sydney’. So first things first let’s figure the type of event you prefer. Do you want to see the fireworks in the great outdoors? If the answer is yes, you have two choices A. Plan to visit one of .... Continue reading
NYE in Sydney

Mrs Macquarie’s Point NYE Fireworks Sydney – A Review

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 if it’s the right spot for you. What’s it like to what the fireworks from .... Continue reading
NYE in Sydney

3 Vital Ingredients for a Successful New Years Eve Cruise

Thinking of booking a New Years Eve Cruise to watch the Sydney Fireworks and see 2016 out in style? Well, you aren’t alone, questions about NYE cruises in Sydney fill travel forums and my inbox at this time of year.  I don’t have a lot of experience  NYE cruising, it’s usually outside my budget, to be honest, so I thought I would let Alex Whalley, who has his sea legs and knows the Sydney waterways .... Continue reading

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