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Australian National Maritime Museum Gives a Closer Look of Naval History

Australia boasts of an enigmatic past which the present generation can learn from. Its historical past has molded the country to its present multicultural diversity. From the landing of the first fleet of Captain James Cook in 1788, it started an era of Western culture admixed with the indigenous Australian traditions and customs. Since then, Australia is … Continue reading

Mammas – Italian’s Best Kept Secret in Sydney

Pasta and pizza are two of the Italian’s renowned gastronomic repertoire that the whole world has ever had. In Sydney, numerous Italian restaurants have flourished in its every nook and corner. However, the best we have tried so far is Mammas Pizza and Pasta Bar. This restaurant, located at the heart of the metropolis, specializes … Continue reading

Chinese Garden of Friendship – A Garden in the City

Amidst the busy streets of metropolitan Sydney is a place of solace and serenity. Inconspicuous due to the numerous towering skyscrapers that enclose it, is a garden of tranquility and lush greenery. This garden is known as the Chinese Garden of Friendship. The Chinese Garden, as it is locally known, is a collaboration of the cities of … Continue reading

Sydney Mardi Gras 2013

The annual flamboyant, colourful and festive celebrations of the Sydney Mardi Gras celebrated its 35th year last March 2, since its conception in 1978. From then on, it has become one of Sydney’s most vibrant festivals which cater not just to the GLBTI community but to the general public as well. All year round, colourful … Continue reading

Why We Love Tall Ships

Tall ships abound in the clear waters of Sydney Harbour. With their sails and masts that are enormous, they would not be unnoticed. Austerely waving like gargantuan wings of flightless birds afloat on the marina during windy weather. Their wooden structures are a sight to behold, markedly radiant as the sun shines on them. The … Continue reading

Memoirs of Springwood: A Laid-back Town in the Blue Mountains

Passing through the plains and hills of several western Sydney suburbs, the interurban makes its ascent to the Great Dividing Range,  the region of the Blue Mountains. The spectacular lush that covers the mountain range provides a salient journey to Sean’s hometown. After more than an hour on the train, we finally arrived at Springwood station. As … Continue reading

Black Beauty

It has been a while since we featured animal species that we found in our wanderings. After a thorough search on the black beauty we saw resting on one of the pier post in Manly, we finally came to feature it. The seabird, covered with shiny black feather and dotted with bits of white spots, … Continue reading

The Ferrython Experience: Up Close and Personal

It is better late than never to have talked about our experience of today’s event, Ferrython 2013. It was a tiring day for The Budget Wanderers but worthwhile. We woke up at 7 in the morning to be at Circular Quay for the annual Ferrython event. This year we decided to be on-board a ferry … Continue reading

The Powerhouse Museum: A Museum of All Sorts and Ages

Museums have always been a fascination on my part. Whenever and wherever a museum is around in a certain location we are wandering, I often make a trip to these interesting worlds of various things. Maybe it’s my curiosity of what’s inside it that makes me a magnet for museums. Or, probably, I just wanted … Continue reading

Picturesque Darling Harbour at Night

After a day at work, The Budget Wanderers met with one of our couple friends from Melbourne whose visiting Sydney for the first time. Although, they only have two days and a night in Sydney, we volunteered to bring them around in Darling Harbour as we wanted to show them how picturesque the seaside was. … Continue reading

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