Sydney‘s diverse food culture, ranging from trendy cafes to hatted restaurants, draws food lovers from around the world to partake in the local fare. Created from the combination of cultures that have migrated to Australia, Sydney’s local food culture presents visitors with options ranging from top Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Lebanese, Portuguese and of course, your modern Australian fare. Even American and Latin American food options have grown in Sydney in recent years.
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October 30, 2012
Sydney never lets its residents and visitors go bored. With a plethora of festivals, markets, art exhibits and events, there is literally something for everyone in the bustling harbor city. To help you make your plans, we’ve compiled a short list of some of the special events and activities happening in the next week.
October 18, 2012
Crave Sydney is a highlight on any food lovers calendar. Attracting famous foodies from around the world, Crave literally hijacks October with an entire month of food events across Sydney and regional NSW.
Like any grand feast, there’s a packed menu with feature events stealing the show. Here’s a taste of a few of them.
October 15, 2012
Trips to Sydney come in all shapes and sizes; so while a hostel or hotel will suffice for many holidays and longer-term stays, the popularity of renting an apartment is growing. There are 3 main types of apartment categories for visitors to consider: short-term, medium-term and long-term. Finding and proceeding to rent each type has a different procedure, those of which we’ll lay out briefly below.
October 8, 2012
The stereotypical Australian sunshine and hot, hot weather appear through December, January and February, but you will be happy to know that the average high temperature across these months runs just around 80ºF.
Is there any better time to be a Sydneysider or visitor in Sydney than in the summer?
September 17, 2012
A real night out on the town in Sydney doesn’t exclude the biggest and the best: Oxford Street. During the day, this Sydney street near the Central Business District (CBD) is a relaxing and pleasant area lined with bars, shops and restaurants; but at night the nightclubs and small bars come alive in full force. Stretching for kilometers across Sydney from Hyde Park to Bondi Junction, Oxford Street has become a nightlife legend not only because of its sheer size and convenience, but also because of its LGBT friendly atmosphere.
August 31, 2012
One of the brilliant features of Sydney city is the integration of a number of parks and gardens within the city bounds. These sections of green act as mini getaways for those normally rushing around downtown in the daily grind. Here is a collection of some of the best parks and gardens worth visiting.
August 13, 2012
Forget the straight-laced, classroom personality of the typical natural history and culture museum. The land of fossils, dinosaurs, nature photos and Australian history is normally a daytime world for school trips and curious tourists; but it is taking a turn into the dark at the Australian Museum in Sydney.
August 6, 2012
Given the diverse cultural backgrounds of those living in the city of Sydney, and an overall love of being creative (or at least trying to be more creative than Melbourne), the film festival speaks to the public and presents itself across several popular events every year.
August 1, 2012
Exhibition: Phoenix abstract art exhibition – Charlie Sheard – from Aug 31 to Sept 18 Phoenix’ is an exhibition of paintings from abstract artist Charlie Sheard as he explores the themes of eroticism and death. At the Tim Olsen Gallery, Woollahra. www.timolsengallery.com Festival: Cabramatta Moon Festival – Sept 4 The Sydney suburb of Cabramatta celebrates [...]