NSW Government Approves New $36-Million Cage-Free Sydney Zoo!


The NSW Government has approved plans to build a $36-million cage-free zoo in Western Sydney. The ambitious and ethical tourism effort has been green-lit for development in the suburb of Blacktown, with advocates suggesting the new zoo could inject millions …

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Sydney’s 2015 Corroboree Festival Has Been Cancelled!


Sydney’s 2015 Corroboree Festival has been cancelled, after it was revealed the event’s organisers were involved in a funding stoush with the Liberal Government. The indigenous cultural event entered an indefinite hiatus after Destination NSW, the State’s tourism and events …

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Tourism Australia Snags ‘Noma’ For Barangaroo Opening… But At What Cost?


Tourism Australia has recently been battling suggestions that the industry is in need of an overhaul, after a Bloomberg article criticised Australia’s tourism industry for outdated ‘Crocodile Dundee’-era hotels, less-than-ideal customer service and an inability to capitalise and compete with …

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Sydney’s Town Hall Hosts Free Organ Recital Program!


Over the next three months, Sydney’s iconic Town Hall will offer locals and visitors the chance to get up-close-and-personal with one of the city’s most famous attractions. Inside the majestic Town Hall building, visitors will find the Grand Organ. Over …

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The 62nd Annual Sydney Film Festival Program Has Been Announced!


The 62nd Annual Sydney Film Festival has once again been announced, with a program sure to dazzle and delight audiences of every distinction. This year, organisers have set out twelve days of cinematic treats covering everything from animation to horror. …

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The 2015 Sydney Writers’ Festival Comes Alive!


Every year, the Sydney Writers’ Festival (or, SWF for short) engages audiences in a truly unique celebration of the written word. From the 18th to the 24th May, writers from around the world will wow audiences with challenging discussions and …

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Sydney’s Vivid Festival Lineup Is Finally Announced!


Each year, Sydney’s Vivid Festival wows audiences of every age and background imaginable. The festival is easily one of the cultural highlights of the year, offering locals and visitors the chance to engage with some of the most fascinating artists …

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Sydney’s Best Live Entertainment Venues


Whatever your tastes, Sydney is sure to satisfy you with a smorgasbord of enjoyable live entertainment options. With plenty of international visitors and stellar local performers, tourists and visitors should make the most of their time in the city and …

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4 Must-Visit Bars Around Sydney’s Newtown


Newtown and the surrounding suburbs are home to a myriad of quirky, trendy bars that have a sense of character and intimacy nonexistent in the rest of the city. It is an absolute must for travellers to Sydney to experience the unique atmosphere …

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Sydney Gathers To Ring In The Chinese New Year


Each year, the Sydney community gathers to ring in the Chinese New Year. It’s a bold and vivacious event which brings together the best of both worlds, offering visitors great cuisine, entertainment and a unique party atmoshpere. There’s always plenty …

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Frank Gehry Comes To Sydney To Open New UTS Building!


Internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry was in Sydney this week, opening his new University of Technology Sydney (UTS) business school building. The brave design has made the most of an impressive space and it will no doubt become something of …

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Day Tripper: Wollongong.


For those travelers who’ve spent a little bit too much time in urban Sydney, there’s plenty to see and do away from the hustle and bustle of the state’s premier attraction. Just an hour and a half south from the …

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A Pedestrian’s Guide To Sydney City!


Walking around Sydney is one of the very best ways to acquaint yourself with the flavour and vibe of the city itself. By forging your own path through the metropolitan area, you might stumble across some fantastic hidden gems. So …

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City Guide: An Extra Day In Sydney!


Following on from our previous article, we’ve decided to cover all the bases and provide three more options for an extra day in Sydney! If your flight is cancelled (or you simply change your mind) here are a few more …

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The Corroboree Sydney Celebrations Are Here!


From the 20th to the 30th of November this year, Sydney will be coming alive will Corroboree Sydney celebrations! The event is designed to boost an understanding of Australia’s vibrant indigenous culture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, writers, musicians …

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Newtown’s Best Coffee


If you take coffee seriously, here are three seriously good cafes located in one of Sydney’s best alternative suburbs, Newtown. Campos Coffee Campos is home to boutique coffee with a difference. It offers some of the finest, most attentively made …

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Oktoberfest in Sydney!


Oktoberfest is here! Not all of us can fork out the dollar bills to catch a plane to Germany. Luckily, there are plenty of events in Sydney that will satisfy our sausage feasting and beer-drinking needs. Finding the Oktoberfest Prince and Princess …

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What to do if your child wants to be a grommet


Rock up at Manly in the school holidays with your kid and you will probably run into a bunch of other children waving their arms around while ‘riding’ on surfboards in the sand. Manly beach is well known as the …

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All around the world, Australia is renowned for its beaches and with sparkling turquoise waters and pure white sand it’s not difficult to see why this beautiful island nation, attracts thousands of tourists a year. Most of Australia’s cities and …

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