Australia Day

One of the dates in the calendars of all Australians is Australia Day! Australia day (January 26th) is Australia’s National holiday and a celebration of everything that makes Australia and Australians great. January 26th celebrates Australian pride, heritage and people and like most Australian celebrations – and any good public holiday – involves large amounts […]

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Sydney: Coogee & Bondi

As well as a day-trip to Manly we visited the coastal suburbs of Coogee and Bondi. Bondi is probably the best known beach suburb of Sydney but the lesser-known Coogee is well worth a visit! If you’re feeling energetic there’s a beautiful coastal walk (8.8km) between the two suburbs that takes 1-2 hours depending on […]

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Sydney: Manly

One of Sydney’s suburbs, just across the water and a short ferry ride, is Manly. Manly is a beach suburb popular with working-travellers as a cheaper alternative to living in the “big city”. We hopped on the ferry and headed to Manly for a days exploration. The ferry takes approximately 40 minutes and travels past […]

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Sydney: Exxopolis

During our time in Sydney we were fortunate to coincide with the Architects of Air – Exxopolis Tour! Architects of Air is an amazingly quirky and quite random obsession of Englishman Alan Parkinson and his team who have built several inflatable cities over the years. Exxopolis is one of their creations and “seeks to bring […]

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Sydney: Chinese Garden of Friendship

The Chinese Garden of Friendship is an amazing, green, tranquil space tucked away in the city. While walking around Darling Harbour you barely notice the walled Chinese garden and it’s only on closer inspection you realise there’s this huge, beautiful, peaceful space hidden in plain sight. For a small entrance fee ($6 per person) you […]

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Iconic Sydney!

Sydney is without a doubt one of the most iconic cities in the world! It’s up there with London, Paris, Rome and New York and is instantly recognisable by it’s landmarks! The Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge are undoubtedly 2 of the worlds most recognisable landmarks and I can confirm that up-close […]

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Sydney… Part 2…

After 4 nights in Downtown Sydney we packed our bags and headed to the Sydney Harbour YHA and The Rocks – the true heart of Sydney tourism and an amazing place to spend the remainder of our time in Sydney. The Sydney YHA is a remarkable landmark in it’s own right and worth a visit […]

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Sydney

We arrived in Sydney after 4 uneventful nights in Canberra eager and ready to explore the city, party hard with our fellow travelling gays (Danny & Mitchell and Florian & Calvin), catch up with Sarah from back home and last-but-not-least celebrate Nick’s birthday! We’d planned a total of 11 nights in Sydney split between the […]

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