Category Archives: Sydney

Sydney Mardi Gras 2013

Mardi Gras: the one day of the year when everyone can speak their mind without fear of repercussions

The History

On June 28, 1969, riots broke out at the Stonewall Inn, in Greenwich Village of New York City. The spontaneous commotion was retaliation by homosexual visitors of the Inn against the police who were raiding the venue, in search for liquor and drag queens as well as anyone else that they could get their cuffs on. With an attitude of ‘enough in enough’, after witnessing the rough handling of people by the police, those attending became violent. Continue reading

MyParklands App

Centennial Parklands in Sydney’s east has developed a fantastic app that will help visitors discover more of the destination than they knew existed. From the ‘What’s On’  tab to the updates on wet weather conditions for those involved in sports on the grounds, this app is sure to come in use to everyone visiting the site. Continue reading

Beat the heat with a visit to a cool aquarium

1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney, NSW, 2000

If the heat is getting to you but you prefer to keep you shoes sand free, why not step into the wonderful world of aquariums for a refreshing and beautiful experience. Continue reading

Enjoy summer in the City

Enjoy some outdoor movies in the final summer days Image: moonlightcinema.com.au

As many flee the cities to enjoy beachside holidays, savvy travellers are taking advantage of city breaks over summer. Continue reading

Misschu

501 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Beneath the bustling George Street in Sydney’s CBD there is a quiet Vietnamese ‘tuck shop’ that has round the corner queues, wooden tall chairs and an atmosphere of a South East Asian side street. Continue reading

SpudsnCrepes

Located in both Westfield Pitt St Mall food courts as well as other locations

Usually when I come to SpudsnCrepes I get either the French Chicken Crepe or the Chicken and Avocado Spud, but this being a ‘try something new’ blog, I went for the Chilli Con Carne Spud, although minus the red beans. Continue reading

Coles

Coles is a major Australian supermarket chain that is located all over the country

As all travellers know, one of the cheapest places to get a good feed is at the good ol’ supermarket, and in Australia it is the same. Going so far as to say that this is cheaper than McDonalds and potentially twice the portion, make sure that you don’t walk past this not-so-secret place if you are in need of some cheap, although greasy, food. Continue reading