Buy Someone Special a Sydney Experience this Christmas

If like us, you prefer experiences over things, we may have just solved your Christmas shopping dilemmas with our list of awesome Sydney experiences. Let’s face it, 2021 will see more #holidaysathome and lots more time enjoying life in Sydney so why not use this as an opportunity to do some of the amazing stuff … Read more

An ABC of the Most Beautiful Gardens in Sydney

There are some beautiful gardens in Sydney and this year we are working our way through the alphabet to see if we can find one for every letter. So far we have covered 19 letters, some with two gardens, so if you can think of one for a letter we have missed, please let us … Read more

NSW Road Trip Ideas: Explore Regional Australia

Looking for some NSW road trip inspiration? Not sure where to go? Our road trip ideas will help you discover some of the best towns in NSW. From opals to an open range zoo, there’s much to do when you hit the road and head west. 2020 was an odd year, bushfires, self-isolation, basically too … Read more

Virtual Sydney Experiences

Are you in need of a dose of Virtual Sydney to tide you over in these tough times? Whether your much dreamed of Sydney holiday plans have been quashed, or you’ve been stuck at home for more than a couple of weeks if you are missing this fabulous city, we hope these Virtual Sydney Experiences … Read more

How to Help with Australia’s Bushfire Recovery

As fire-affected communities begin to rebuild, here’s how Sydneysiders and visitors to Sydney can help out by visiting these areas and getting the tourism economy going again. Australia is no stranger to bushfires, however last summer’s fire season was catastrophically bad. It has been described as the worst ever fire season by the New South … Read more

10 Great Aboriginal Tours in Sydney

By joining one of these Aboriginal tours in Sydney, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the rich culture of the First Australians. Many people consider Australia to have a very short history; however, Aboriginal Australian’s have occupied this land for over 60,000 years. Their history is rich with art and stories that … Read more

Books set in Sydney Australia

We love reading about a destination before we visit. Today we share the first in a new series of articles about books and films set in Sydney and introduce the latest member of the team, young writer Nathan Morgan-Hammer who reviews a few of his favourite novels set in Sydney. Novels you need to read … Read more

Sydney Passes – do they save you money?

If you are thinking about buying a Sydney pass to help keep the cost of attractions down, you probably have a bunch of questions. Well, lots of people have been asking in our Facebook Group, so we have gone and done the research for you (and it took ages!). Read on to see what we … Read more

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Plan your visit to Sydney Whether you are a local looking for fun things to do or a visitor trying to plan the trip of a lifetime, you have come to the right place. We cover everything from exploring Sydney’s world-famous icons to discovering some of the best secret haunts.  We want you to love Sydney … Read more

Taking a Hunter Valley Wine Tour From Sydney

Are you thinking about taking a Hunter Valley Wine Tour from Sydney? Before you decide which operator to book it helps to know a little about the Hunter region and the experiences available. We have family living in the region and regular visitors so today we are going to share our best tips for choosing … Read more

Best Camping Spots Near Sydney

Fancy getting out of the city for a short break? No room in the budget for a fancy hotel?  Fear not, there are some lovely camping spots in under 2 hours of the city that are the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of big city life.  Camping Getaways in NSW This list of … Read more

About Sydney Expert

Who is Sydney Expert? Well, there are a couple of us at Sydney Expert! My name is Paula. I am a born and bred ‘Sydneysider’. I love to show my city off to visitors! I originally built this website to share Sydney information I was already sharing with overseas family and friends. Friends joked that … Read more