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,...
Kurnell Day Trip Guide: Sydney History & Hikes

Kurnell Day Trip Guide: Sydney History & Hikes

The first time I visited Kurnell (to hike in Kamay Botany Bay National Park) I’ll admit I thought it was an odd little place! You have to drive all the way to Cronulla and then venture off to an isolated peninsula home to a Caltex oil refinery (now...
Visit Dangar Island: Sydney’s Best-Kept Secret

Visit Dangar Island: Sydney’s Best-Kept Secret

With waterside houses hidden behind the trees, stunning views in all directions across the Hawkesbury River and peaceful, car-free roads where locals move their goods using wheelbarrows, it’s hard to believe that Dangar Island is part of Sydney. I’ve...
20 Best Sydney Lookouts with Beautiful Views

20 Best Sydney Lookouts with Beautiful Views

Sydney is well known as being one of the most picturesque cities in the world, so it’s no surprise that there’s an abundance of beautiful Sydney lookouts dotted around its beaches, harbour and national parks. If you think Sydney’s all skyscrapers and...
15 Things to Do in Sydney

15 Things to Do in Sydney

If you’re planning a trip to Sydney, or you’re lucky enough to be moving here, one thing you certainly won’t suffer from is boredom. With over 100 beaches to choose from, a multitude of coastal walks, nearby national parks and a huge choice of places...
Guide to Wattamolla Beach in the Royal National Park

Guide to Wattamolla Beach in the Royal National Park

Just an hour south of Sydney CBD, across the water at Port Hacking, lies the Royal National Park, home to the famous Coast Track that runs all the way from Otford up to Bundeena, along with a string of beautiful forest-backed beaches. Since I’ve been living in...