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The Best Places to Spend Christmas in Sydney

There’s no better place to be on Christmas Day than Down Under, and in Sydney, there’s no shortage of festivities and merriment to be had for zero dollars. Step out of your backpacker hostel and into a world of trees, lights, large inflatable Santas and fun! Martin Place Martin Place is home to (more…)  

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Drink Like a Local: The Best Bars and Pubs in Sydney

You’ve made it to Sydney and are looking for one of the best places to head out for a night on the town. Where are the best bars and pubs? Where are all the other like-minded backpackers at? Where can I find a beer for under $5? We’ve pulled together a (more…)  

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The Top 5 Best Free Things to Do in Sydney

Sydney is a vibrant city full of amazing experiences – and a lot of them are completely free. This is excellent news when you’re trying to see the world on a shoestring budget, laying your head in a backpacker’s hostel and taking advantage of every possible cheap pub meal deal. Most people (more…)  

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Explore Tourist Attractions in Parramatta

Parramatta is located in western Sydney, with many attractions worth exploring, according to Lonely Planet. Get to Parramatta via a train or a ferry from Sydney’s Circular Quay. The Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Information Centre provides a helpful and insightful guide to the city’s attractions. Old Government House The first farm house in Parramatta, founded (more…) […]

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Sydney s Best Surf Spots

Sydney has the best surf spots in the country, with a great climate and surf breaks. Even four of Sydney’s beaches are part of the National Surfing Reserves – Manly, Cronulla, Maroubra and North Narrabeen. The first surf beach in Australia is Freshwater Beach, where surfing started in 1914 and has since then (more…)  

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Highlights of the 2014 Sydney Festival

The program for the 2014 Sydney Festival has been announced, according to Timeout. Its many highlights include films, tours and magic for adults and children alike. Celebrate Sydney in summer, from January 9-26, 2014, with the following events: The giant, inflatable rubber duck will navigate Parramatta River Spiegeltent and the Circus Ronaldo Tent (Hyde Park) Lennox […]

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Lord of the Fries Opens in Sydney

Lord of the Fries (LOTF) opened in Sydney for the first time this year, allowing locals, tourists and visitors a taste of the famous sweet potato fries. Cooking Crusade reports that LOTF offers not only gluten-free chips, but also meat-free burgers and hotdogs. This is great for vegetarians, vegans and food allergy sufferers. The (more…)  

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Get the Cheapest Tickets to Australia s Theme Parks

In Australia, there are cheap theme park tickets available for multiple entries. This way, everyone can enjoy summer down under without breaking the bank, according to Lifehacker. New South Wales Sydney’s Luna Park provides an annual pass of $99 for all ages. Tickets can be bought at the park or online. Wet & Wild in (more…) […]

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Top 5 New Restaurants in Sydney

Sydney is the food hub of Australia – the go-to place for food lovers. Each year, new restaurants spring up in the city, with excellent food and drinks. Here are the top 5 new restaurants in Sydney, according to Diary Of A Reluctant Blogger: 1. Mr Wong, Sydney A restaurant located in a basement. Step (more…) […]

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Top 20 Aussie Discoveries and Destinations

Before planning an Australian vacation, there are 20 top Aussie discoveries and destinations worth knowing about, according to CNN. 1. There are 10 times more camels than koalas, with 1 million roaming the outback. 2. Australians love gambling. Last year, gamblers each spent $1314. 3. CSIRO, the national science agency, created and patented Wi-Fi. 4. 8222 smaller islands surround the […]

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