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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

5 Structures in Sydney that Reminds You of the World

Many seasoned travelers and tourists have compared numerous attractions that they have seen from one country to another. Some have even thought of them as structures akin to those which are famous and legendary. In our today’s post, we pick five structures in and around Sydney that reminds most, if not all, of their counterparts. … 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

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

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