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Conquering the Giant Stairway to the Federal Pass

One of the great things to do in Katoomba is going down from the Giant Stairway near Echo Point to the Federal Pass. This stairway, about 1000 steps, is one formidable experience one can have while in the Blue Mountains. Besides the several steps you’ll make, the challenge also lies on occasions when you reach … Continue reading

The Pristine Town of Katoomba

In the midst of the Upper Blue Mountains is a quiet, progressive town with a touch of cosmopolitan traits. This town, approximately 108 km to the west of Sydney, is Katoomba, home of the Magic Winter Festival and the access point to the renowned Three Sisters of the Blue Mountains. Katoomba which is nestled in … Continue reading

The Legacy of the ANZAC Bridge

Bridges in Sydney are replete with historical relevance and structural design significance. The Sydney Harbour Bridge, known for its majestic accolade worldwide and Australia’s centrepiece of welcoming the New Year is one great example. Of course, as my title speaks of, I am not going to be talking about the famed Sydney Harbour Bridge. But, … Continue reading

A Day in Three Great Parks

Australia boasts of numerous spacious parks where one can have a relaxing day. Amongst them are the Bicentennial Park, Jubilee Park and Federal Park. All three are contiguous with each other forming one humongous space of greenery and scenery. Bicentennial Park is the northern part of these lush greenery. Southwest to it is the Federal Park; while … 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 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

Milestones To Be Thankful For

It has been three months since Sean and I collaborated to bring about this blog site. Since then, we are more than grateful to our readers, friends and families who came and visited the site. It is heartening that with all the effort put into this small project of ours to journal our own adventures, … Continue reading

Does ‘Bento Express’ Live Up To Its Name?

One of the newest Japanese restaurants in the centre of Sydney CBD is Bento Express located at Kent Street. This small but cozy, aesthetically modern Japanese restaurant offering authentic Japanese cuisine is a newbie in town. It is thus, understandable that when we went and dined in this place we were amongst its first clients … Continue reading

Glebe Markets: A Market With Traditional Twist

Looking for a great buy? Or eyeing for that fashionable vintage clothes? Or scouting for that unique ornament for your house? Glebe, a suburb in the inner west of Sydney, transforms their public school into a lively and colourful traditional market every Saturday. The stalls that abound the four corners of Glebe Public School offer … Continue reading

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