Australia

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Sydney Dining – The Rocks Cafe on George Street

by Rosemarie John October 4, 2012

Located on the the oldest street in Sydney, The Rocks Cafe is a lovely eatery to head to whether for breakfast, lunch, tea or dinner. It’s a cosy little place that offers a variety of dishes and drinks to choose from with both indoor and outdoor seating available. Offering customer’s a European take on food using Australian ingredients, the restaurant […]

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The Three Sisters at Katoomba, NSW

by Rosemarie John September 3, 2012

Just an hours drive from the heart of Sydney, lies the beautiful rock formations called the Thee Sisters. Located in the Blue Mountains at Katoomba, a visit to this panoramic region is a must for a refreshing break out of the city. A World Heritage site and consisting of mainly a sandstone plateau dissected by gorges up to 760 metres […]

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The Featherdale Wildlife Park in Doonside, NSW

by Rosemarie John August 21, 2012

For a personal experience with the indigenous animals of Australia, head over to the Featherdale Wildlife Park in New South Wales. An interactive animal park where you can feed, hold and get up close to a large variety of Australian fauna, the park caters to all ages and is spread across seven acres of land. A 45mins drive from the […]

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Grab a Bite at Sydney’s Oldest Pub

by Rosemarie John August 5, 2012

It’s the old charm of a place that makes a visit all that more special and the Fortune of War pub in The Rocks precinct of Sydney is just where you’d want to be after a long day out. Dating back to 1828, the Fortune of War is the city’s oldest continually-licensed pub. This heritage bar has built an enviable […]

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Holiday Inn at The Rocks

by Rosemarie John July 23, 2012

If living amongst historical sandstone buildings, iconic sights and quaint cobbled streets don’t bring out the deep cultural feel of a place rooted in time, nothing else will. The Holiday Inn in Old Sydney offers an ideal way to experience Sydney’s colonial past and its modern architecture all at the same time. With close proximity to Circular Quay and the […]

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Climbing Up the Pylon Lookout in Sydney

by Rosemarie John July 20, 2012

Got the energy and crave for great photo opportunities or just the feel of wind in your hair as you gaze the scenic panorama? Head over to the Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout! Not for the faint-hearted, the climb up 200 stairs brings you eighty-seven metres above the harbour offering the best visual percepts of the city. With breath-taking views […]

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Where to Eat in Sydney – Part II

by Rosemarie John March 24, 2012

With a rich ethnic background that offers diners a never-ending array of food from around the world, eating out can be so much fun when you’re down under. With cultural diversity comes a spread of both European and Asian influenced bars and restaurants spread all over town! Read Where to Eat in Sydney – Part I for more ideas of where […]

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Where to Eat in Sydney – Part 1

by Rosemarie John March 6, 2012

Down under? Here are 5 unique must tries! 1. Lower Ground Food Court (below Woolworths) Open daily for lunch until 3pm, this food court is perfect for a quick lunch. Its a small over crowded air-conditioned food court in the CBD that sells an array of mouth-watering Asian cuisines at reasonable prices. It can get pretty busy during lunch time […]

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Jet Boating around the Sydney Harbour

by Rosemarie John November 10, 2011

As always, the usual way one would opt to tour the Sydney Harbour is either by foot or by a short cruise. The option of a thrilling hair tossing ride on a jet boat rarely comes to mind! It’s the most exciting way to see the sights around the harbour with the wind in your hair and moments of sheer […]

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Views from the Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck

by Rosemarie John November 7, 2011

Day or night, enjoy a bird’s eye view of the spectacular city of Sydney from the Sydney Tower Eye’s 360 degree panoramic visual exposure! Standing 250 metres (820 feet) above the city streets, Sydney Tower Eye’s Observation Deck is perfect for planning a day out around Sydney and understanding the intricate details of its cosmopolitan layout. With the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the […]

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