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Strolling Down Bondi

Strolling Down Bondi

Stretching approximately one kilometre long, Bondi is a popular beach in Sydney that features an array of cafes, restaurants and hotels. Patronized mostly by beach goers, the smooth sand and windy location is an attraction to locals and tourists who just want to spend a relaxing day at the bay without getting into the water. Should you plan to take a dip, there are...

The Three Sisters at Katoomba, NSW

The Three Sisters at Katoomba, NSW

Just an hours drive from the heart of Sydney, lies the beautiful rock formations called the Thee Sisters. Located in the Blue Mountains at Katoomba, a visit to this panoramic region is a must for a refreshing break out of the city. A World Heritage site and consisting of mainly a sandstone plateau dissected by gorges up to 760 metres deep, the Blue Mountains is home...

The Featherdale Wildlife Park in Doonside, NSW

The Featherdale Wildlife Park in Doonside, NSW

For a personal experience with the indigenous animals of Australia, head over to the Featherdale Wildlife Park in New South Wales. An interactive animal park where you can feed, hold and get up close to a large variety of Australian fauna, the park caters to all ages and is spread across seven acres of land. A 45mins drive from the heart of Sydney and set in a...

Grab a Bite at Sydney’s Oldest Pub

Grab a Bite at Sydney’s Oldest Pub

It’s the old charm of a place that makes a visit all that more special and the Fortune of War pub in The Rocks precinct of Sydney is just where you’d want to be after a long day out. Dating back to 1828, the Fortune of War is the city’s oldest continually-licensed pub. This heritage bar has built an enviable reputation with tourists and locals alike...

Holiday Inn at The Rocks

Holiday Inn at The Rocks

If living amongst historical sandstone buildings, iconic sights and quaint cobbled streets don’t bring out the deep cultural feel of a place rooted in time, nothing else will. The Holiday Inn in Old Sydney offers an ideal way to experience Sydney’s colonial past and its modern architecture all at the same time. With close proximity to Circular Quay and...

Climbing Up the Pylon Lookout in Sydney

Climbing Up the Pylon Lookout in Sydney

Got the energy and crave for great photo opportunities or just the feel of wind in your hair as you gaze the scenic panorama? Head over to the Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout! Not for the faint-hearted, the climb up 200 stairs brings you eighty-seven metres above the harbour offering the best visual percepts of the city. With breath-taking views on all sides, the...

Where to Eat in Sydney – Part II

Where to Eat in Sydney – Part II

With a rich ethnic background that offers diners a never-ending array of food from around the world, eating out can be so much fun when you’re down under. With cultural diversity comes a spread of both European and Asian influenced bars and restaurants spread all over town! Read Where to Eat in Sydney – Part I for more ideas of where to go! Here are 5 more...

Where to Eat in Sydney – Part 1

Where to Eat in Sydney – Part 1

Down under? Here are 5 unique must tries! 1. Lower Ground Food Court (below Woolworths) Open daily for lunch until 3pm, this food court is perfect for a quick lunch. Its a small over crowded air-conditioned food court in the CBD that sells an array of mouth-watering Asian cuisines at reasonable prices. It can get pretty busy during lunch time so make sure you head...

Jet Boating around the Sydney Harbour

Jet Boating around the Sydney Harbour

As always, the usual way one would opt to tour the Sydney Harbour is either by foot or by a short cruise. The option of a thrilling hair tossing ride on a jet boat rarely comes to mind! It’s the most exciting way to see the sights around the harbour with the wind in your hair and moments of sheer adrenaline rush when the jet boat makes signature sharp manoeuvres in...