My Sydney New Year’s Resolutions

My Sydney New Year’s Resolutions

So it’s 2012. Weren’t we all supposed to have rocket packs and robot servants by now? Below is a list of my 5 New Year’s resolutions for Sydney tourist activities. The items are activities and place I’ve been talking about for years but have never got to. Maybe if I write it down it will make me actually go! 1. Bridge Climb Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge (aka Bridge Climb – http://www.bridgeclimb.com.au/) has been on my list...

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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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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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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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