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

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

Meet Private Tour Guide Suanne Adelman in Sydney, Australia

Meet Suanne Adelman, one of Viator’s private tour guides in Sydney, with a love for the city and a desire to show its true colors to visitors.

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August 21, 2012 by | Comments Off on Meet Private Tour Guide Suanne Adelman in Sydney, Australia

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

Book a Private Guide for your Shore Excursions!

Private Guides Cruise Shore Excursions

Spend some time talking to regular cruise-goers about shore excursions and a common view becomes clear: generally speaking, the shore excursions offered by cruise lines are cookie-cutter operations, designed to move large groups off the ship, through some points of interest onshore, and back onboard again with a minimum amount of fuss.

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February 10, 2012 by | 1 Comment

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!

Sydney Expert Suanne Reports: Sydney Foodie Guide

This might not come first to mind when thinking about Sydney, but the Down Under City is a dream come true for foodies! Sydney is the place to taste Asia Pacific diversity, from Fish and Chips to Dim Sum and Pad Tai. Thanks to its geographic location, its European legacy and its local natural resources, […]

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March 7, 2011 by | Comments Off on Sydney Expert Suanne Reports: Sydney Foodie Guide

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