Sydney


Despite being the largest city in Australia, one of the things for which Sydney is most famous for is its beaches. Bondi Beach has an international reputation as being one of the best beaches in Australia — and the world, a view which is only enhanced by the excellent surfing conditions there. Its surf entices intrepid backpackers from around the […]

Beaches in Sydney



Visitors to the Land Down Under find Sydney has a delightful blend of natural beauty and international sophistication as evidenced by the dazzling coastal skyline. Explore Sydney Harbor on cruise boats which offer a range of exciting adventures from whale watching, to scuba diving, to snorkeling with the sea turtles. To see the big picture hot air balloon rides take […]

Finding Bargain Hotel Rates in Sydney



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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 […]

Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Sydney


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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 […]

My Top 5 Marrickville Cafes


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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 […]

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



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Fewer people, a unique atmosphere, cosy set-up – what’s not to like about small bars? It has been a trend over the past couple years in Sydney towards the small bar, and they’ve been popping up left and right throughout the best parts of the city. Known for having unique themes and a secretive vibe (you might pass one up […]

Small Bars in Sydney


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Sometimes when you travel or move abroad, you just crave a bit of home. Lauren Fritsky, the American blogger behind thelifethatbroke.com, 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. […]

Finding American in Sydney


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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 […]

Places to Get Mexican Food in Sydney