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Sculptures Dot Bondi and Tamarama Beach

Another year of splendid, bigger-than-life, works-of-art are scattered along the walkway of Bondi beach to the shore of Tamarama beach. These two beaches in the eastern suburbs of NSW have been traditionally the home of Sculptures By The Sea. This annual outdoor-art gallery, known as the Sculptures By The Sea, gathers world-renowned artists, both locals … Continue reading

Expressing Through Street Art

The culture of street art is a fast-growing emblem of free-spirited lifestyle. An artistic subculture, which aghast the yesteryears when conservative view is more of the norm. However, the ever-changing values, which are closely related to the present generation’s belief where freedom of expression begets a more liberated philosophical ethos, has construed another form of … Continue reading

Vivid Sydney: A Festival of Lights

Sydney’s festival of lights is back! Vivid Sydney is one of the most anticipated festivals in Australia. It brings in both local and foreign tourists to this 18-day event, providing a boost in Sydney’s tourism. This year more intricate light showdown are adorned in various locations in the metropolis. Most of which are concentrated in … Continue reading

The Currency Museum of Australia

Money makes the world go round as the song goes. But money can also be a window to a country’s past, present and future. This could be debatable in so many terms; however, the Museum of Australian Currency Notes attest to this notion. Located at the ground floor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Museum … Continue reading

The Wondrous World of Scienceworks

Getting into museums is one of the best places to understand and learn more about certain cultures and traditions. It is also the better place to study the vast place that we live in. However, most of the time, museums are considered to be both boring and non-appealing to children as some of them are … Continue reading

Sculpture by the Sea Comes Back for Another Year

The coastal walk of Bondi and Tamarama beaches showcased another year of the “Sculpture by the Sea”. This annual event brings local and overseas artists to display their artistic flare in an array of colourful and massive figures that showed concepts of poignant realism and abstract. Though this year’s event has lesser number of sculptures … Continue reading

Bright-Coloured Snails Invade Sydney

As part of the Art and About Festival in Sydney, numerous large snails highlighted with bright neon colours are scattered all around the metropolis.  Aptly called “Snailovation”, the vibrant snails were created by the Cracking Art Group, an internationally-acclaimed group of artists of our modern time. The exhibition continues until the 20th of October. To … Continue reading

Summer Hill After Dusk

The residential suburb of Summer Hill, in the inner west, is exquisite even after dusk. This mainly residential suburb, about 8 km west of the metropolis, is mixed with flamboyancy and old but classic architectural designs. Along Smith Street, various historic architectures stand still. One of them is the heritage-listed Summer Hill Post Office. Further … Continue reading

Food, Fashion and Crafts at Paddington Markets

Community markets are vast in Sydney. Amongst those which attract the most crowd is the Glebe Markets and Paddington Markets. We have featured Glebe Markets in a past post entitled “Glebe Markets: A Market with Traditional Twist”. This time, we are featuring another well-known community bazaar, the Paddington Markets, which seats in one of the … Continue reading

A Festive Sydney Vivid Lights

The annual Sydney Vivid Lights has once again captured the imaginative and colourful characteristics of the enviable cosmopolitan. Running for more than two weeks, the festival ended with a mesmerizing show of lights and colours as well as a record-high of more than 200,000 spectators over the weekend. This year it boasted of a very … Continue reading

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