Tag Archives: Sydney

Sydney Crimes and Passions Walking Tour

The El Alamein Fountain

Walking tours are an ideal way to get the lowdown on a city, and our Crimes and Passions Walking Tour delivered on its promise to expose the underbelly of Sydney’s notorious past. We met our guide, Valentino, under the oversized Coca Cola sign at the famous intersection known as Kings Cross. He explained that in […]

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January 30, 2014 by | Comments Off on Sydney Crimes and Passions Walking Tour

25 Ways to Celebrate Australia Day

Sydney helicopter tour

Whether you’re a visitor to the great land Down Under (or an Aussie traveler), there are many ways to celebrate Australia Day besides the typical Aussie barbecue no matter where you might be traveling on the big day. All of these options have been chosen to help people get better acquainted with the country that […]

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January 9, 2014 by | 2 Comments

Top 12 Places to Enjoy Dinner with a View

Sounds of Silence Restaurant

Whether you’re picnicking in the park or indulging in gourmet cuisine, the location is just as important as the food itself – after all, who could forget toasting champagne at the pinnacle of the Eiffel Tower or sharing dessert with a window-view over the thundering Niagara Falls? From a personal-butler service atop the world’s highest […]

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February 7, 2013 by | 2 Comments

8 of the Most Scenic Road Trips in the World

Bondi Beach

We’ve all heard the adage, sometimes it’s not the destination, it’s the journey. Well, sometimes the destination counts too, and on your road trip, you want to make it count with both a great journey and the right destination for your interests. With over 11 million miles of paved road in the world, picking the […]

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July 2, 2012 by | 3 Comments

[PHOTOS] A Review of “La Traviata” on Sydney Harbour

Opera Performance on Sydney Harbour

My husband did ask the obvious question, “Why?” Yes, why would you suspend the biggest chandelier you have ever seen over a stage floating in the air, over the Sydney Harbour, in front of the Harbour Bridge? And then perform “La Traviata”? And even more so, how? I can imagine the original meeting with the […]

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March 29, 2012 by | Comments Off on [PHOTOS] A Review of “La Traviata” on Sydney Harbour

Top 10 Foodie Destinations Around the World

Brussels chocolate tour

Whether you’re a foodie or a traveler who just loves to eat, you’ll find much to savor and sample in our top 10 foodie destinations around the world.

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February 28, 2012 by | 10 Comments

Hop-On Sydney Harbour: A Winner!

Old Ship-Sydney Harbor

I’ve been a fan of the Hop-On, Hop-Off tour for ages; the benefits are outstanding and the only downside a lingering worry for some that they might be a little, well, déclassé. Nonsense to that, I say! So, I was in Sydney last week and took up an invitation from our team there to check […]

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August 22, 2011 by | Comments Off on Hop-On Sydney Harbour: A Winner!

[Twitter Contest] Win Free Tickets on a New Year’s Eve Cruise in Sydney!

If you live in Australia, the only thing better than watching the festivities from the harbourside is watching them from the harbour itself! We’re here to help you do that by giving away 2 free tickets on a Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve Cocktail Cruise! Enter via Twitter to win!

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December 14, 2010 by | 1 Comment

A Three Hour Cruise

Maybe it’s the negative ions, or the sparkly lights. Or, perhaps the bubbly had something to do with it. Whatever it was, not long into our Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise, this group of jaded Sydney-siders was joyfully running around taking pictures of the Opera House as if we had never seen it before. Just imagine […]

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September 2, 2010 by | Comments Off on A Three Hour Cruise

An Afternoon of Art and High Tea in Sydney: How Lovely

While enjoying High Tea at the Art Gallery of NSW one finds oneself saying things like – “one”. Like the Queen, I believe my birthday should be a public holiday. Unlike the Queen’s Birthday, technically mine isn’t a holiday. But I take the day off anyway – and encourage my friends and family to join […]

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July 14, 2010 by | 1 Comment