In this guide, we’ve handpicked the very best of what makes Sydney so special — both on and off the beaten path — so you can travel like an insider in Sydney!
Sydney Harbor is most famous for its bridge, opera house, and hidden beaches. But the harbor—which is actually a sandstone-and-shale river valley that filled with water roughly 10,000 years ago—is also studded with historic Sydney Harbor islands that make for quirky day trips from the mainland. Some still perform maritime duties, while others feature cafes, […]
Just because the days are getting shorter and the sun is losing a bit of its edge doesn’t mean the party stops after summer ends in Sydney. Some of the city’s most beloved events are in fact held in the chillier months, filling whatever climatic void there might be with culture. From naked swims and […]
Enjoy an incredible view of the city from the Sydney Harbour Bridge with the famous Sydney BridgeClimb! This month one lucky fan will win 2 tickets to this exciting new Sydney activity–find out how to enter below!
The international yoga festival that has spread like an “om” across the U.S. and Canada is making its Australian debut in 2015. Wanderlust started as a gathering of yogis and spiritual seekers on the banks of Lake Tahoe, California. From February 20 through 22, that same spirit of stretching and seeking, meditating and music will […]
In 2015, Sydney was named one of the most expensive cities in the world. For travellers, this means that prices for activities, accommodation and food are often quite high compared to other destinations. Yet it’s quite possible to experience Sydney on the cheap. Save some cash for big-ticket items like climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge or taking a day trip to the Hunter Valley by trying some of the suggestions below.
Summer in Sydney is all about being outside—whether to eat, shop, exercise or see a movie. Outdoor cinemas and film festivals are a sure sign it’s summer, starting with Tropfest in early December through to the end of March. Screenings of independent and Blockbuster films are held in public parks, on the harbor with the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as a backdrop and just steps from the sand at world famous Bondi Beach. You’ve already missed Movies by the Boulevard and Flickerfest this year, but here are five Sydney outdoor cinemas you can still catch this summer.
Port Stephens isn’t usually a destination associated with Sydney. It’s very easy to make a day trip to Port Stephens from Sydney however, and allows visitors to see a whole different side of Australia outside of the city.
Back in the late 1980s, when the Sydney Seafood School was founded, the now global foodie movement was still in its infancy. Fast forward to today and the Harbor City ranks at the top of Australia’s culinary bucket list thanks to cooking show TV personalities, internationally acclaimed restaurants and those only-in-Sydney harbor views that can be enjoyed from many of the city’s dining and drinking establishments. The coffee, cocktail, and artisan food crazes have all hit the antipodes, and many under-the-radar outposts and outfitters help travelers connect with local producers and masters. Here are some of the most unique food experiences in Sydney.