Sydney’s Vivid Festival Lineup Is Finally Announced!

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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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Autumn Travels In New South Wales: The Best Places For An Off-Season Trip!

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As many travellers may already know, travelling Australia can be quite expensive. As  way of getting around this fact of life, many international travellers will often arrive in Australia during an off-season (not summer or in peak holiday periods). The …

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The 17th Annual Bago Grape Stomp!

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The Hastings Valley, in Northern New South Wales, hosts one of the state’s most charming events: the Bago Grape Stomp. At the seventeenth annual event, held this year at a winery near Wauchope, visitors and tourists are treated to a …

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Canberra Reflects On Nation’s Past With Prominent New Public Artwork!

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Canberra is a must-see Australian city. More than a simple political and social epicentre, Canberra is renowned for its wonderful cultural arts scene. From the ‘Skywhale’ to countless wonderful NGA exhibitions, Canberra is fast becoming a hot-spot for the arts …

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United Nations World Heritage Committee Considers Protecting The Great Barrier Reef

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One of Australia’s biggest tourism drawcards is the world renowned Great Barrier Reef. Every year, thousands of travellers make their way to the wondrous site, bringing in millions of dollars worth of revenues and bolstering the nation’s reputation as one …

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Sydney’s Best Live Entertainment Venues

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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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TripAdvisor’s ‘Travellers’ Choice Awards’ Top 10 International Beaches!

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Every year, the popular travel site TripAdvisor puts together its list of the world’s best beaches. The Travellers’ Choice Awards list the best beaches found anywhere in the world and ranks them according to the volume of positive reviews.  Australia’s …

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The Brett Whiteley Studio in Surry Hills Turns 20

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For those hoping to gain greater familiarity with the Sydney arts scene, here’s a story for you: This week, the Brett Whiteley Studio in Surry Hills will celebrate twenty years of being open to the public. The property and former …

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Road Tripping Through Country Australia

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Road tripping in Australia is a mandatory activity for any traveller in the country. Travelling by car, anchored to the Earth of this vast, expansive land provides perspective unattainable by any other mode of transport. By being connected to the ground, you are …

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Tips For The Perfect Australian Road Trip

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A road trip is about as Australian as it gets. The idea of seeing our great country by road is nothing new, but it is a great way to get off the beaten path and explore less travelled road. For …

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The 2015 Perth International Arts Festival Wrap-Up

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The Perth International Arts Festival has once again wrapped up, leaving thousands of revellers and visitors satisfied and wanting even more. With a solid reputation as Australia’s oldest international multi-arts event, the PIAF has been held every year since 1953 …

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The 2015 Adelaide Festival Is Finally Here!

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The Adelaide Festival is once again stunning crowds of locals and tourists. The 2015 Adelaide Festival kicked off last week, with a massive lights display drawing in a crowd of thousands. The huge outdoor party was a smashing success, proving …

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4 Must-Visit Bars Around Sydney’s Newtown

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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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The 37th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade Hits Sydney!

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The 37th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade has once again enlivened the Sydney CBD, treating thousands of tourists and onlookers to the show of a lifetime. With a five-kilometre-long conga line of entertainment and pure joy, it …

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Sydney Gathers To Ring In The Chinese New Year

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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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Hikaru Japananese Courtyard Restaurant

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Last Saturday, a spur of the moment change of plans led us to Hikaru Japanese Courtyard Restaurant in Newtown. I have to say, this was one the best accidental finds I’ve ever made. The four of us stumbled in around …

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The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival 2015!

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The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is famous all around the globe. The event is a celebration of cultural diversity and local customs, with several high profile events taking place in the weeks leading up to the amazing street …

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The Best Of The Inner-West!

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If you’re a traveller enjoying Sydney, here’s a guide to the spots that might lie outside of the helpful path set by your Lonely Planet! There’s a lot of cultural diversity and social living in Sydney, so don’t be fooled …

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Five Tips For Aussie Camping Festivals!

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Australians have long enjoyed outdoor music festivals during the long, hot summer months. The busy season brings down many great performers, offering travellers the chance to immerse themselves in a truly Australian event. Camping festivals such as Peat’s Ridge and …

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Frank Gehry Comes To Sydney To Open New UTS Building!

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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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