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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

Lee La Restaurant: Thai Cuisine at its Best

In a city where numerous restaurants catering to various palates, the BudgetWanderers have a strong craving for Asian cuisine in general and tries anything in an Asian menu and would definitely return for more. Amongst the restaurants, we frequent is the Thai restaurant, Lee La. Lee La Restaurant boasts of mouth-watering and savoury Thai-dishes without … Continue reading

Fireworks Spectacle during the International Fleet Review

During the International Fleet Review, a gathering of more than 50 foreign and local ships both modern and tall ships for the commemoration of the first entry of the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet in Sydney, a spectacular display of vibrant and glittering fireworks was held last Saturday at the Sydney Harbour. This event which featured … Continue reading

A Glimpse of the Landmarks of Paddington

The suburb of Paddington, known by being a fashion mecca of all sorts, is approximately 3 kilometres east of the bustling metropolis. An inner-west suburb that boasts of its historic landmarks, Paddington is not entirely a craze for vogue and couture, but may as well be known for its important markers that have shaped the … 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

Birkenhead Point Dusk

Sunsets never ceased to amaze us with its spectacular bundle of vivid natural colours. This time when we visited Birkenhead Point in the posh suburb of Drummoyne one afternoon, we were astounded with the setting sun from afar, full of life and serenity. Our afternoon started with the BudgetWanderers visiting the largest outlet centre in … 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

Encountering Wildlife in Featherdale

An up-close and personal encounter with numerous endangered and life-threatening Australian species capped our visit to a wildlife sanctuary west of Sydney. This haven for wild animals – big or small and with feather, scales or furs – is Featherdale, which is located in the suburb of Doonside of the Blacktown council. Featherdale, a wildlife … Continue reading

Robertson, NSW: Unravelling Southern Highland’s Kept Secret

The Southern Highland is known for its lush green landscape and winery. Amongst the many townships in this region, a particular large village that seats on an elevated plateau is the town of Robertson. Near the railway station is the Robertson Common, a remembrance park where a Memorial to the Railway Workers can be seen. … Continue reading

A Look Back at the Three Sisters

In amongst the blue-green mountain range of the Blue Mountains is a mystical yet beautiful enclave very much known to local and foreign tourists, the majestic Three Sisters. They are part of the Seven Sisters-Muggadah Dreaming. The gateway to the frontage of the Three Sisters is the town of Katoomba, a bustling quirky town in … Continue reading

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