Australia

There's a David Bowie mural in Paddington, Sydney - but it's not the only place in the city with a link to Bowie. Here's where else Bowie lovers might like to stop on a trip to Sydney.

Did You Know There’s a David Bowie Mural in Sydney?

It’s two years today since the singer David Bowie died and while tributes will pour in at the famous mural in London’s Brixton, but there’s also a David Bowie mural here in Sydney. It’s on the wall of The Blender Gallery, in Elizabeth Street in Paddington, a shopping and residential…
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Want to find 20 fun things to do in Perth - we've got them. From the pub where you can get up close and personal with kangaroos to the best street art (and how to find it).

20 Fun Things To Do In Perth

If you’d asked me how many fun things to do in Perth would be on this list before I went there, I’d probably have said less than 10 – but boy was I wrong. I found so many fun and different things to do on this trip, there was a…
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Foundation Park is a piece of hidden history in Sydney's the Rocks. Part living museum, part art exhibit it shows you how people really lived in this historic district - and hardly anyone knows it's there.

Foundation Park, The Rocks: Hidden History in the Middle of Sydney

The other day I was wandering through The Rocks in Sydney when I noticed something unusual – a load of huge furniture seemingly stuck in the middle of nowhere!  No, IKEA hadn’t opened an inner-city branch, seems I’d stumbled across Foundation Park, The Rocks’ own bit of hidden history tucked…
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If you're looking for where to see kangaroos in Perth, we'd suggest the John Forrest Tavern - it's a pub with a beer garden full of wild roos.

John Forrest Tavern: Where to See Kangaroos in Perth

One of my fondest travel memories was visiting a beer garden in Germany frequented by deer – we drank steins, they nibbled grass – it was great. So when I read that the John Forrest Tavern and its beer garden of friendly kangaroos near Perth, Western Australia was probably the…
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Muriel's Wedding:The Musical has an on stage wedding guest ticket option. But what's it like to be in the show?

How To Be On Stage In Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical

Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical is coming back to Sydney at the Lyric Theatre from June 28th, but what you might not realise is you can actually go on stage and be part of the performance with an On-Stage Wedding Guest ticket – but what exactly does that involve? I found…
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Where to Find Australia’s Most Unusual Toilets

Brilliant blue sky, red earth as far as the eye can see, the chance of a roo hopping past – it’s the perfect Australian image…and it’s of a toilet. Welcome to my pick of Australia’s most interesting and unusual toilets – and a chat with the woman who photographs them….
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Sydney now has four bike share schemes - how do they compare? We look at Obike vs Reddy Go vs Ofo vs EarthBike

Comparing The Sydney Bike Share Companies

Red ones, yellow ones, black ones, even shiny silver ones – no, I’m not discussing my shoe collection but the sudden invasion of bike share schemes on the streets of Sydney. But is there any difference between them other than colour? Here we compare the Sydney bike share companies for factors…
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Between October and November, McDougall Street on Sydney's North Shore becomes known as Jacaranda Street Sydney. It's a must stop because of the canopy of flowering jacaranda trees the span the street. It's gorgeous. Click to see how to find it or share it to one of your boards for later.

Where to Find the Instafamous Jacaranda Street, Sydney

Once a year a simple residential street on Sydney’s North Shore becomes a major tourist attraction. People stand, sit or lie in the road, phones in hand – and all because the street is lined with the gorgeous purple trees that flower right now creating a fantastically picturesque Jacaranda Tree…
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