Category: Sydney

The most iconic places in Australia you’ve never heard of

Orange sun setting behind dead tree branches at White Cliffs in outback NSW

Everybody knows the Sydney Opera House & Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, Uluru, and the Great Barrier Reef. But there are many other places that are just as magnificent that you’ve probably never heard of or, if you do know them, haven’t thought about visiting. Places that are seared into the Australian psyche,but which even locals …

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Things you need to know before travelling in Australia

You’re thinking about visiting Australia, and want to make the most of your time here. You’ve checked the web for the best places to visit, and come up with your list of places to see. If you’re like most people that list will include Sydney Harbour Bridge & Opera House Bondi Beach Uluru Great Barrier …

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Cruise Sydney Harbour like a local – in luxury

What could be more “Sydney” than cruising Sydney Harbour on a sunny Sunday afternoon? That’s what the people at Sea Sydney Cruises think when they say they “cruise like a local”. But mixing in the circles I do (not the rich people), cruising Sydney Harbour can mean a ferry ride to Manly. If you read …

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Sunrise over Sydney Airport

I used to love flying. It meant that I was going away somewhere and I love to travel. I also love that feeling of being up above the earth, above the clouds, just …. well, flying. But I hate the reality of sitting in a small, enclosed space, barely able to move for hours on …

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Australian beaches – the best in the world

In my enthusiasm for outback Australia, I sometimes forget why I choose to live near the beach. Of course there are all the usual reasons – sand, sea, surf and sun, which, paradoxically, are the very things some people hate about it. But it’s more than that. The beach makes me feel good.

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A very Sydney blog

Warning! Eastern Sydney wanker blog follows. I’m packing to go away again. Yay!!! I’m doing some preliminary work for a shoot coming up on the south coast of NSW, so I’ll be staying in cabins rather than camping. That means I don’t have to take my bed or kitchen, so you’d think packing would be …

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