Australia

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Holiday Inn at The Rocks

by Rosemarie John July 23, 2012

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 the […]

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Climbing Up the Pylon Lookout in Sydney

by Rosemarie John July 20, 2012

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 […]

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Where to Eat in Sydney – Part II

by Rosemarie John March 24, 2012

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 […]

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Where to Eat in Sydney – Part 1

by Rosemarie John March 6, 2012

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 […]

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Jet Boating around the Sydney Harbour

by Rosemarie John November 10, 2011

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 […]

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Views from the Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck

by Rosemarie John November 7, 2011

Day or night, enjoy a bird’s eye view of the spectacular city of Sydney from the Sydney Tower Eye’s 360 degree panoramic visual exposure! Standing 250 metres (820 feet) above the city streets, Sydney Tower Eye’s Observation Deck is perfect for planning a day out around Sydney and understanding the intricate details of its cosmopolitan layout. With the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the […]

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36 Hours in Sydney

by Rosemarie John September 7, 2011

36 Hours in a city can seem like a short trip, but if you spend the whole day exploring without too many tea breaks in between, what you can see and do in Sydney gets very interesting. With its sparkling harbour waters, cosmopolitan cafe culture and interesting history, discover Sydney by foot for a walkabout of your very own. Sydney […]

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Sydney City from 820 Feet

by Rosemarie John August 11, 2011

A bird’s eye view of Sydney city with the  Queen Victoria Building at the center captured from 820 feet above the city streets. With its stunning architecture and domed roof, the Queen Victoria Building was build in 1898 as a monument for the reigning monarch. Now, its home to jewellers, cafes, antique stores and international boutiques. The QVB is located […]

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An East of Sydney City Walkabout

by Rosemarie John June 5, 2011

Strolling through Sydney City’s East Side Sydney is a breathtaking city, with beautiful architecture and interesting historical spots spread all over the Central Business District. Covering approximately 26.15 square kilometres, the city of Sydney boasts sunshine almost 7 hours a day, ideal for a mini city walkabout on its eastern side! So where do you go? 1. Take a stroll […]

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