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LET THE LOCALS SHOW YOU the best things to do in SYDNEY

Hi, we are Paula and Charles; we created this independent Sydney travel guide because we want you to have the best time discovering all the places we think make Sydney great!

Since 2010 we have been sharing our first hand experience of things to see and do across the city and the state of NSW. We’re here to help you find fun things to see and do in Sydney, whether you are a local or a visitor.

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Should you stay at Curio West Hotel Sydney?

We sent writer Joanne Karcz to spend the night at West Hotel Sydney, a Hilton Curio Collection property in the Sydney CBD walking distance to Sydney Opera House and the iconic…

Christmas in the Blue Mountains: What to eat & where to stay 2023

Christmas in the Blue Mountains: What to eat & where to stay 2023

Christmas in the Blue Mountains is a fantastic idea! If you are visiting Sydney or don’t have a big family to celebrate with a Christmas getaway to the mountains is…

Christmas In Sydney

Are you looking for ways to get into the Christmas spirit? Trying to find the perfect Xmas lunch venue? Fancy hitting up a Christmas Market? Don’t worry we have you covered!

NYE In Sydney

Our NYE in Sydney Mega list pulls together all the main vantage points and parties across the city into one page and includes the pros and cons of each.

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