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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

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

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

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

Giant Rubber Duck Kicks Off Sydney Festival 2013

Starting the festivities in one of Sydney’s celebrated festivals, the Sydney Festival 2013, is the arrival of the giant Rubber Duck on Cockle Bay in Darling Harbour. The 15m high, yellow duck artwork of Florentijn Hofman is this year’s opening salvo to a series of celebrations for this annual festival. The Rubber Duck, which has … Continue reading

Bondi Beach Turns To An Art Gallery

Spectacular view along the coastal walk of the beaches of Bondi and Tamarama is the backdrop of colourful and unique pieces of artwork made by local and international artists in the annual Sculpture By The Sea. From miniature pieces to massive effigies and abstract creations, the whole of the coastal walk is turned to a … Continue reading

Must See Five Unconventional Statues in Sydney

Sydney CBD is home to numerous statues that spread to the whole of the metropolis. These works of art by world-renowned sculptors are viewed as important artistic legacies of colonial medieval times as well as contemporary works of our modern time. We have gathered five of the most ‘unconventional’ statues in Sydney that are seen … Continue reading

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