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It’s that time of year, when love is in the air, and I’m not just talking about Valentine’s Day. The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is the perfect time to celebrate all kinds of love, whether you’re taken, single or playing the field. But don’t be fooled – the Mardi Gras parade is not …

It’s time to lighten up, friends 😉 Why? Because the Southern Hemisphere’s LARGEST festival of light, music and ideas is about to hit the Harbour City. Yep, Vivid Sydney is back in 2019, from Friday 24 May to Saturday 15 June. If you’ve never experienced the bright, inspiring and downright AMAZING festival that is Vivid, …

Amazing restaurants, exciting nightlife, incredible culture, and That Harbour. Just when you thought Sydney couldn’t get any more awesome, it kicks off with more must-see events than you can shake your opera glasses at. From New Jersey singalongs to the Royal Easter Show, get your golden tickets ready for a season of Sydney fever (and …

Don’t despair if you’re watching your budget in Sydney. Australia’s unofficial capital might be one of the world’s most expensive cities, but there’s still plenty of cheap (and free!) stuff going on to keep you busy without skimping on fun. If you’re in town for a visit (or if you’re a local saving for a …

New hotel openings in Sydney have been few and far between in recent years. So, when one of the world’s largest hotel groups, Hilton, announced they were bringing their Curio Collection brand to Australia and it was making its debut in the Harbour City, it’s fair to say we were more than a little bit …

When it comes to July family holidays, it’s hard to beat NSW. From its warm, welcoming beaches in the north to its fun snowfields in the south, there are getaways to suit everyone. But where are families going in 2018? Classic winter destinations like the Snowy Mountains continue to be a family favourites. But it’s …

‘Incredible, iconic, traffic congestion’ are four words you’d probably never use together, yet they perfectly describe how the average Sydneysider feels about the Sydney Harbour Bridge. That included myself until about one month ago, when I finally got the chance to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Now I can only describe it as something truly …

Everyone knows that Sydney is an iconic, must-visit destination. People come from all over the globe just to get a photo with its world-famous harbour. But only locals know the real Sydney – the cool pocket precincts that make it buzz. And even fewer know the best-kept secret of all: the many awesome NSW regional …

As a big global city, Sydney can sometimes feel fast-paced and dominated by motor vehicles. But Sydney is also home to some of Australia’s most gorgeous coastal and bush walks, with stunning views of perfect beaches, beautiful national parks and a certain world-famous harbour to help keep you motivated. Here are seven of our favourites. …

Dainty finger sandwiches with fresh-made bread. Light and fluffy scones smothered in jam and cream. A sneaky glass (or two) of champagne. Yeah, you’ve gotta love a decadent high tea. Sydney has some delicious options, but we put our lives (or at least our tastebuds) on the line to find five of the best. You’re welcome …