Category Archives: Australia

The green of St Patricks Day comes to Sydney

I think that in order to fully appreciate St Patricks Day you really need to be there because no words can describe what it feels like to be in a sea of green with Irish accents all around you and the pubs filled to a capacity that they rarely see throughout the rest of the year.

And so, I felt that it is best to show you what a day in green looks like in Sydney, rather than sit here and use the word green one more time… Ok just once more – It was a bloody green day ay!

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Imported beer, fried goods and the South American Festival

The wonderful thing about living in Australia is that there are so many people from different nationalities living all together, which generally means that they like to put on festivals with lots of different foods and beers.

This time around, sunny Bondi Beach was playing host to the South American Festival. Continue reading

Australia Day: Cars, Colours and Carbs

On the 26th of January, Aussies all around the globe come together in their thongs, with meat pies in hand, and celebrate the beautiful country that is Australia. Continue reading

Transport NSW (Sydney) Trip Planner

So you’ve finally made it to Sydney … Welcome!

The next big step is figuring out how to get from A to B, so this nifty trip planner should become your new best friend:

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P.S. It doesn’t seem to work on Mac’s but the link is still good so follow it for up to date info on transport in NSW.

The most talked about attraction in Australia is…

Some places are worth talking about. Image: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Are you being talked about? Is your attraction ranking up there with the big boys?

TripAdvisor has created a list of the most talked about Australian attractions based on the number of reviews submitted in 2012. Continue reading

Stumbling Upon Talent: Jack Man Friday

I’m going to admit that I’m not a music person. I mean, obviously I listen to music and I know who’s on the airwaves, but I don’t listen to the lyrics, I don’t go to gigs and music is not ‘my life’.

But there is something about that moment when you hear a musician for the first time and you know that you’ve stumbled upon something really special; in my case it was a busker named Jack Man Friday.

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