Watch out with souvenir shops. Some shops charge 3 times as much as other for exactly the same item. Usually the shops in the main streets and fancy shopping malls are expensive, but you really need... more
You've heard about it. You've seen the photos. You're all psyched about doing the bridge climb!! Well, it's about time you cooled off a bit. The climb, unfortunately, isn't all it's drummed up to be.... more
I think it really is a waste of money to tour "3 Sisters Mountain"
There aren't anything so spectacular about it as you can see in
the pictures I'm going to show you. It' pretty expensive tour
just to... more
This place was much better then the Sydney Aquarium. I think what made it more better was the fact it actually had Australian fauna to look at. The exhibits mimick their natural surroundings. There's... more
O K so you have figured out the food is disgusting, not even prepared on site, the view wonderful if the clouds part and if it's race up the Sydney tower day or worse still only 1 lift is operating... more
If you're going to be at the Beaches try to bring things you will need with you for the day. One of the biggest tourist traps are the little shops that line the beaches. true that sometimes they have... more
The fourth stop was the Sydney Opera House. Because I don't give a hoot in hell about opera, I refused to go in there with resolve equal to that which I refused to have my film x-rayed in Tahiti. I... more
I can imagine the quality varies with each individual bus trip but, if the one I went on was anything to go by, it is probably worth a miss and may not be suited for elderly and disabled passengers... more
KINGS CROSS: Be careful as some people (including locals) may recommend that you visit this place at night time. Some locals tend to think that King Cross is the only red light district in the whole... more
Right at this location the first Europeans settled themselves in Australia. Therefore you will see a lot of old and historical houses, churches, etc. Also the oldest building in Sydney, Cadman's... more
If you are staying at a hotel next to a station then I guess there is some point to this, but if not do yourself a favour and just take a picture of it as it passes overhead. We made the mistake of... more
If you must see them, then be warned they are a big tourist trap......located just ouside Sydney, these stadiums must have been something when the Olympics were here in 2000, but now there just empty... more
I’ve been sitting here wondering just how it is I want to describe Sydney. I feel at home here. It seems strange as I’ve only visited seven times now. But ever since arriving alone that first Saturday...
From the time I was a little girl I wanted to visit Sydney..... My dream of visiting Sydney came true when Christopher took me to Sydney for my Birthday in October 2007. It was a magical trip full of...
The first European settlement of Sydney was in 1788 at Sydney Cove (now known as The Rocks), nearly 20 years after Captain Cook first landed in Botany Bay (20 miles or so south of the CBD). The reason...
My work here will never be satisfied till I make the top 5 (September 2011, finally made it!). To that end I continually go to odd places in an endeavour to point you to places you've never heard of...
Although Sydney (Australia in general) had been on my list of places to visit I wasn't sure I wanted to go when I was invited because we would only have 5 short days to explore this far away city. I...