Posts Tagged ‘Sydney’
I love zoos but their remote locations usually make them quite a trip to Mars. Not Taronga Zoo though. Located just a 15-minute boat ride from downtown Sydney at Circular Quay, the city's resident wildlife attraction is as easily accessible as a dog's tongue fi (Read more...)
Our crib for the night at Blue Mountains was Fairmont Resort, a luxe pad by Accor under its upscale MGallery Collection. Perched by the edge of a mountain plateau of Leura Village's upper grounds, the resort's prime seat amongst nature's landscaping maste (Read more...)
Unfolding itself across 11,400 km² of Sydney's western inland, the Blue Mountains is roughly 16 times the size of Singapore, which makes it a mammoth feat to experience all of that nature in a single day. So for a comprehensive adventure in the mountains, (Read more...)
"Blue Mountains is not a mountain," declared Tim Tranter, our veteran bush walking guide. "Because there are no peaks here, but a series of plateaus." If he had his way, he would rename this central green lung of Sydney the "Uplifted Blue Dissected Plateau". It (Read more...)
Watching cooking shows, I've always reserved a suspicion about the taste factor of those resulting dishes that look so delectable on screen. So I was pretty psyched about eating at Jamie's Italian in Sydney, not because of the celebrity chef's namesake, I haven (Read more...)
For some, breaking a sweat during a vacation is taboo. Sports and strenuous physical activities should never find a place in the itinerary unless it involves trekking from one shopping mall to another. Or from one restaurant to the next. Yet for others, adventu (Read more...)
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After my first trip outside a country in Asia and spending 9 Days 8 Nights in both Sydney and Melbourne, I’m finally publishing my very first travel photo e-book on darrenbloggie.com. All these would not have been possible without my Samsung NX3000 as my wonderf (Read more...)
Sydney is a gastronomer's dream. There's fresh quality produce, a variety of cuisines, and highly skilled chefs catering to discerning tastebuds. And gorgeous restaurants set amidst scintillating city skylines and seascapes.
Perhaps one of the prettiest views would be from Otto Ristorante at the hist (Read more...)
Self-Drive Holiday Ideas for New South Wales, Australia: Scenic Route south of Sydney, Skydiving, Coastal Towns, Beaches, Illawara BreweryMonday, June 9th, 2014
Ah the great outdoors! Australia has miles and miles of beautiful roads with gorgeous scenery that just gives you that awesome sense of freedom and space. It's perfect for a self-drive holiday where you can choose where to go and where to linger.
Just an hour south of Sydney, you have the Grand Pacif (Read more...)