Surprising Things About Living in Sydney

Surprising Things About Living in Sydney

After being in Australia for over five years, I thought I’d list all the things that surprised me about living in Sydney. While I’d visited Australia’s largest city before as a backpacker, I’d never spent more than two weeks here and had only...
Beautiful Bangalley Head Walk: Northern Beaches’ Highest Point

Beautiful Bangalley Head Walk: Northern Beaches’ Highest Point

If you’re looking for a beautiful walk in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, the short but uphill Bangalley Head walk in Avalon Beach is one of my absolute favourites. As well as birdlife and bushland, you’ll get to enjoy glimpses of Pittwater and a gorgeous...
23 Amazing Eastern Suburbs Beaches in Sydney

23 Amazing Eastern Suburbs Beaches in Sydney

One of the biggest perks of Sydney life is being able to enjoy the long, meandering expanse of coastline. While Bondi Beach has worldwide fame and a bustling atmosphere, there’s actually over 23 Eastern Suburbs beaches in Sydney and more than 100 beaches in...
Mardi Gras Sydney Guide: World-Famous Festival!

Mardi Gras Sydney Guide: World-Famous Festival!

Mardi Gras Sydney is one of Australia’s most popular celebrations, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world each year. I’ve attended the colourful three-hour Mardi Gras parade along Oxford Street multiple times, but this LGBTQI...
Brighton-Le-Sands Guide: Sydney’s Mediterranean!

Brighton-Le-Sands Guide: Sydney’s Mediterranean!

With calm, clear water, soft white sand and choice of international restaurants, Brighton-Le-Sands down in the south of Sydney is a fantastic spot for a day out, or even a Sydney staycation! Situated along Sydney’s longest beach (Lady Robinsons) on the shores of...
Cockatoo Island Sydney: Convicts, Camping & History

Cockatoo Island Sydney: Convicts, Camping & History

Situated in the vibrant blue waters of Sydney Harbour, the crumbling, abandoned buildings of UNESCO World-Heritage listed Cockatoo Island are in stark contrast to their glittering backdrop. Once a gruesome convict establishment and reformatory school for girls,...
Bondi to Coogee Walk & Sculpture by the Sea

Bondi to Coogee Walk & Sculpture by the Sea

No trip to Sydney would be complete without doing the famously beautiful Bondi to Coogee walk! If you happen to visit during late October or early November, you’ll also be treated to the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition! (24th October to 10th November for 2019.)...
15 Best Suburbs in Sydney: House Sitter’s Favourites

15 Best Suburbs in Sydney: House Sitter’s Favourites

After over three years of house sitting in Sydney, I’ve experienced life first hand in almost 50 areas of the city! I thought it was about time I put together a list of some of the best suburbs in Sydney to help those of you who are moving here. I’ve...