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Cool rooftop bars in Sydney to get the best views

Sydney is arguably the most exciting city in the Southern Hemisphere and certainly the most cosmopolitan. According to the 2011 census, more than 250 different languages are spoken here and more than a third of the population was born overseas, making Sydney a unique melting pot of different cultures and traditions. The city is as famous for its distinctive skyline – particularly the iconic Sydney..

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5 of the best spots to enjoy a picnic in and around Sydney

One of the great ways that you can appreciate Sydney and all its beauty is with a relaxing picnic in one of the many parks and nature spots. With stunning scenery and beautiful weather, settling down for a picnic in this bustling city should surely be on any visitor’s bucket list. We’ve picked just five of the best picnic places in and around Sydney so that when you decide to go to Australia you’l..

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10 fascinating facts about the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney is undeniably the best known and most popular of Australia’s cities, packed full of landmarks and world famous attractions. Connecting the northern and southern shores of Sydney’s harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is an instantly recognisable symbol of Australia, affectionately known as the ‘Coathanger’ by locals. Here’s our list of interesting facts about Sydney Harbour Bridge – some you..

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The best places for a Sydney shopping spree!

Whilst on your escorted tour of Australia, it will be hard to tear yourself away from exploring the stunning landscapes and vast wildlife. But if you can, we recommend you find time to hit the shops in Sydney. Shopping in Sydney is not for the faint-hearted. With alluring arcades and gorgeous designer boutiques, Sydney is the ultimate shopping haven. (more…)..

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8 Restaurants With The Best Views In Sydney

In Sydney, you’re spoilt for choice for fantastic places to dine. But there are certain restaurants that we wouldn’t want you to miss out on due to the incredible views they offer. In front of the Opera House or by the beach, there are many restaurants which boast the sort of views that turn dining with them into an amazing experience. So to help you decide where to eat when you next visit the cit..

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Top 10 Things to do in Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s largest city and often labelled as one of the most beautiful cities in the World, making it an essential part of any Australian holiday. With its iconic landmarks, beautiful beaches, natural harbour and impressive skyline there is an endless list of things to see and do. To help you, we have narrowed the list down and put together our top 10 things to do in Sydney. If these w..

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Mix it up with the best bars in Sydney

After a busy day exploring Australia, a relaxing evening complete with a cool beverage is a wonderful way to wind down. But how would you like to relax in a fabulous Australian bar, promising glamourous themes, authentic cocktails and spectacular views, all in the heart of Australia’s most popular city, Sydney? If the answer to this question is yes, then you must check out these incredible bars: (..

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See Mrs Macquarie’s Chair on our Australia escorted tours

Everything you need to know about Mrs Macquarie’s Chair

As part of the Australia escorted tours offered by Distant Journeys, you’ll be able to enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour of Sydney, taking in all of the city’s wonderful sights and landmarks, including the famous Mrs Macquarie’s Chair. (more…)..

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Interesting facts about the Sydney Opera House

As part of one of our Australia holiday packages, the Visions of Australia tour or the Wonders of Australia tour, you’ll have the opportunity to visit Sydney and one of Australia’s most famous landmarks – the Sydney Opera House. Before you visit one of the city’s greatest buildings, we’ve got a few interesting facts about the Opera House to whet your appetite: (more…)..

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Diner en Blanc returns to Sydney

The exclusive and incredibly popular dinner party Diner en Blanc returned to Sydney at the weekend, entertaining over 4000 guests lucky enough to attend. (more…)..

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