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A Budget Guide to Sydney

While Sydney may be your dream destination, it’s far from an inexpensive locale. Depending on your starting location, getting there alone may break the bank. To ensure that your trip to Australia’s favorite city...

A Guide to Sydney’s Aboriginal Sites

The Dharug word eora means “here,” or “of this place.” The term was used to refer to the nation of 29 Aboriginal clan-groups who had called Sydney’s metropolitan area home for over 40,000 years. The...

A Creative’s Guide to Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s undisputed film and television production hub, but there are plenty of other creative industries thriving throughout the city as well. In fact, Sydney is set apart by the transparent interactions between...

Visiting the Great Barrier Reef

Hoping to visit the Great Barrier Reef during your big trip to Sydney? The world’s largest coral reef is located far from this exciting Australian city — but don’t throw in the (beach) towel...

The Best Green Spaces in Sydney

Australia’s largest city sure has a lot going for it: modern architecture, top-notch cuisine, a thriving performance arts scene — the list goes on and on. But one of the city’s best traits is...

Off the Beaten Path: Sydney

Given Sydney’s status as a world-class city, everyone is familiar with its most iconic sights — the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach... But if you wander around Sydney’s hidden corners, you might just...

A Day Trip Guide to the Blue Mountains

With only 60 miles (100 kilometers) between downtown Sydney and Blue Mountains National Park, there’s no excuse to not make the quick jaunt for at least a day. While enjoying an escape from city...

The Best Day Trips from Sydney

You certainly won’t find yourself at a loss for things to do during your stay in Sydney — it’s the most populous metropolis in Australia, after all. But wanderlust is a fickle companion. Even...

Finding the Quiet in the Big City

Ostensibly, Sydney is a big city. It boasts the world’s largest natural harbor. It played host to the Summer Olympics in 2000. And it’s the most populous metropolis in Australia. But, to Florent and Amberly...

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