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Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Sydney

Sydney, or Australia for that matter, is not the type of place where you expect rain… loads of rain. Unfortunately, this past year has been one of the wettest in decades, and that means any would-be traveler to Sydney may have to deal a little bit here and there with a drizzle or downpour. Just this last week, many Sydney […]

My Top 5 Marrickville Cafes

Sydney is less of a big city and more of a conglomerate of suburbs that stretch for miles in any direction. This post is brought to you by Caroline Eubanks of Caroline in the City and features the Sydney suburb of Marrickville: Sydney’s Inner West is chock-full of great cafes. Each has its own distinct personality, like the people that […]

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Sydney Animal Parks: In Search of Native Wildlife in the City

Australia has a number of features that make it a unique place to visit, and of course, you’ll want to see them all. However, that’s not always possible given your holiday time or your reason for visiting in the first place. Perhaps you have business in Sydney, but not enough time to get up to Queensland. Maybe you had just […]

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Finding American in Sydney

Sometimes when you travel or move abroad, you just crave a bit of home. Lauren Fritsky, the American blogger behind, shares some of places in Sydney where Yanks like us can go to experience the things we love. Sydney’s pide, meat pies and kebabs are tasty. But, sometimes, you just want some chicken wings. Or grits. Or Sam Adams. […]

Places to Get Mexican Food in Sydney

Ah, Mexican food. To many Americans, it is our comfort food, our late-night food, our hangover food and our just because we feel like it food. We just can’t imagine living life without the spicy tacos and enchiladas we have grown to love over the years. I guess you could say that Mexican is like Australia’s Thai food – it’s […]

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Quality Budget Eats, Sleeps & Drinks in Sydney

When I talk about “quality budget” eats, sleeps and drinks in Sydney, I’m referring to places that offer you the most bang for your buck, whether that be through offering a spectacular city view or loads of food for the price. Sydney is not really a budget backpacker’s dream, but with this list, at least you can get the most […]

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