Last minute Christmas Shopping in Sydney

Last minute Christmas Shopping in Sydney

Do I hear you say ‘Arrrrrrggghhhhh’? It’s 22 December and you are still shopping for Christmas presents in Sydney? Don’t worry. I’m here to save the day. First of all I am going to be smug and say I finished my shopping by end of November. OUCH! You didn’t have to punch me. Ok, back to the helpful tips … below are a few ideas for last minute gifts that will hopefully get your blood pressure down. All of my tips don’t require...

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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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Chocoholics unite! – Choc and coffee walking tour of Darlinghurst, Sydney

Chocoholics unite! – Choc and coffee walking tour of Darlinghurst, Sydney

Chocolate Espresso (http://www.chocolateespresso.com.au) is a Sydney walking tour company run by Shelagh Coleman and offers a number of chocolate and coffee themed tours. A few weekends ago I went on the “Chocolate Delectable Delights Walking Tour”, booked through Red Balloon (http://www.redballoon.com.au), however you can also book directly through Shelagh. The tour ran for just over 3.5 hours on a rather gloomy and rainy Sydney day....

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Brain freeeeeze! Gelato night in Sydney’s Inner West

Brain freeeeeze! Gelato night in Sydney’s Inner West

Pure Gelato run their “Ultimate Gelato Experience” evening tours in their factory in Croydon Park once a month (other than December and January). For more info go to – http://www.puregelato.com.au/ This small group tour offers a chance to sample lots of flavours and learn about the gelato business. It’s a fun, cheap and informative tour that won’t disappoint. Pure Gelato makes 149 flavours and claim to be “Australia’s most...

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