What are you doing for Australia Day 2013 in Sydney?

What are you doing for Australia Day 2013 in Sydney?

Looking for what’s on in Sydney for Australia Day 2013? Here are my top 5 picks. Click on the suburb name to go straight to each event page. City - Head to the city to see the classic ferry race (Sydney ferries race each other from the Heads to the Bridge), to free music (The Domain, Darling Harbour and in The Rocks). Vintage cars will line Macquarie Street near Parliament House. Ash Grunwald and singer/songwriter Gurrumul are...

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Sydney’s Rainy Christmas 2011: A wash out

Sydney’s Rainy Christmas 2011: A wash out

What is going on with this weather?! Sydneysiders and tourists, we have been ripped off this Summer and Christmas season! Lucky there are lots of things to do out of the rain in Sydney. Below are 5 suggestions to entertain you while keeping dry over the Summer. 1. Shopping There is no end of shopping options throughout Sydney. For fashion bargains I like DFO in Homebush (www.dfo.com.au) and Birkenhead Point...

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10 tips for Sydney on a budget

10 tips for Sydney on a budget

Who’s suffering from a case of mortgage stress or empty wallets yet want to get out and about in Sydney? Are you like me? Is your bank balance or mortgage stressing you out? I bet there are a few heads nodding. I bought my first home a year ago and my heart sinks each time I open my online banking. I know how difficult it is to get out and about in Sydney when you are travelling, entertaining visitors, or going out with friends on a...

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Surry Hills is alive, with the sound of trendies

In a spot of shameless cross promotion below is a short film (Man vs Surry Hills) that my friends and I made about Surry Hills. The parody of Man vs Wild takes you to the former working-class turned trendy inner-West suburb of Sydney. You will see lots of exterior shots of Surry Hills and have a sudden craving for vintage clothes and organic banana bread with passionfruit butter. This will be the first of many articles singing praise for the...

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Kirribilli Markets – killer views, fab jewellery, yummy food

Kirribilli Markets – killer views, fab jewellery, yummy food

Link to YouTube vid A few weekends ago I visited the lovely Kirribilli Markets (http://www.kirribillimarkets.com/) on the north side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge at Milson’s Point in Bradfield Park. There are actually 3 different types of markets that come under the banner of Kirribilli Markets.  I went to the General Markets which are held on the fourth Saturday of the month from 7am – 3pm. The markets are easily accessible by public...

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C’monnnn Sydney, C’mon, C’mon – Australia Day 2011

C’monnnn Sydney, C’mon, C’mon – Australia Day 2011

Will you be in Sydney on Australia Day 2011 and not sure what to do?  Here are 10 ideas for Wednesday 26th January … or ignore me and go to the official website – http://www.australiaday.com.au/ 1.  Hold a BBQ for the Floods Raise money for the victims of the recent floods in Queensland and Victoria.  Check out this great site – http://bbqforfloods.com.au/  Pass the hat around and forward the money to your favourite charity...

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