Inner Sydney cool: Sydney’s hidden late-night bars

Inner Sydney cool: Sydney’s hidden late-night bars

Can you keep a secret? Clearly I can’t as I must let you in on the late-night hangouts that Sydneysiders can’t get enough of. Sydney’s late-night scene may be under scrutiny due to the State Government’s harsh stance on local nightlife (lockout laws have strict closing times on bars in...

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Friendly foes: A Melbournian falls for Sydney’s charms

Friendly foes: A Melbournian falls for Sydney’s charms

There’s always been a healthy rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne. Cosmopolitan Melbourne looks down its nose at Sydney’s brashness, while Sydney rubs its glistening harbour in Melbourne’s face. Antagonism runs so deep that, according to Australian legend, Canberra was established as the capital of Australia as a hasty compromise. I...

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Sydney’s top coffee spots

Sydney’s top coffee spots

While Melbourne lays claim to being Australia’s capital of coffee, it seems its sister-city Sydney has been watching and learning from her relatives. From the ethical sourcing of beans to the final presentation, Sydney takes its coffee seriously, too. These are our pick of the best spots to drink it...

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Best brunches in Sydney

Best brunches in Sydney

Brunch in Sydney is not just a meal served between breakfast and lunch, but an activity in and of itself — one that Sydneysiders take very seriously. Popular brunch spots will have people queuing for a table come the weekend. To help you get to those eggs benny faster, we’ve...

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The Complete Guide to: Sydney Travel

The Complete Guide to: Sydney Travel

So you’re travelling to Sydney – smart choice! This guide will give you everything you need to know about Sydney travel, from getting to and from the airport and around the city, to the best Sydney books to read, and the cool local spots you should check out. Getting To and From SYD...

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6 Haunted Cities for Wannabe Ghostbusters

6 Haunted Cities for Wannabe Ghostbusters

Admit it: you secretly wanted to suit up with Egon and the gang when you were a kid. And even though it’s been years since you confessed to needing a nightlight, you still love getting too scared to sleep by those ghost tales told around a campfire. If spirits and...

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Food Friday: Five Sydney Bakeries You Don’t Want To Miss

Food Friday: Five Sydney Bakeries You Don’t Want To Miss

I had heard rumours of a few places in Sydney boasting the best sticky buns and pies to die for. So, of course, I thought I should test them out for myself, just to be sure. These are my tried-and-tested picks for the best bakeries in Sydney. The Fine Food...

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Getting To Know Newtown, Sydney

Getting To Know Newtown, Sydney

Sydney’s Inner Western Suburb of Newtown is chockfull of boutiques, bakeries and unique bars. Armed with a nose for good coffee I hopped on a bus from Central to check it out. One of the first places I discovered was the Max Brenner Chocolate Bar. As a confessed chocoholic this...

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4 Foot-Friendly Cities for Runners

4 Foot-Friendly Cities for Runners

Real travellers know the best way to see a city isn’t behind the window of a tour bus—it’s on foot. And when those feet are flying, whether it’s through the downtown core or into an urban park oasis, you can get in a workout along with your sightseeing. Whether you’re...

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Best Cities for Showing Your Pride

Best Cities for Showing Your Pride

There are some cities that just know how to do Pride right. We’re talking going far beyond hanging a few rainbow flags in windows, and instead throwing the biggest, baddest parties to celebrate who you are—from sexual orientation to gender to race to age. Because while Pride started as a...

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