Sydney Opera House during Vivid - one of the fun things to do in Circular Quay

30 Fun and Unusual Things to do in Circular Quay

Chances are if you’re visiting Sydney, you’re going to end up in Circular Quay. It’s the access point to the Opera House, the place where you get on the iconic Manly Ferry, it’s home to bars, restaurants and buskers with didgeridoos, but alongside enjoying all these things, there are also some less well known, more …

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20 Fun & Unusual Things to do in Broken Hill & Silverton, NSW

The old mining town of Broken Hill is famous for pubs, art galleries and drag queens. If that wasn’t enough, the tiny town of Silverton next door was where Mad Max 2 was filmed and has a herd of roaming donkeys that like to visit the pub and meet the people… it’s no wonder it’s …

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A Fun Day on the Riverboat Postman – Prison Stories and Shipwrecks Ahoy

When I was invited onto the Riverboat Postman for a day out recently, I was expecting a gentle float along the Hawkesbury River watching pretty boats float past, maybe the odd sea eagle to coo at. I wasn’t expecting tales of prison breaks, spooky abandoned buildings and shipwrecks…. but it seems that just like the …

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Why is This Amazing Painted House in Surry Hills, Sydney? We Wondered Too

Pink, blue, red, yellow and covered with paintings of giant people playing instruments, you definitely can’t miss this building on the edge of Surry Hills in Sydney, But if you’ve ever ridden the Light Rail between the Surry Hills and Moore Park stops, or walked/driven up South Dowling Street and wondered why there’s a huge …

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old iron shed with a Billy tea advert on it in Marulan, NSW

Marulan: The Best Stop on the Sydney to Canberra Drive

When we decided to stop at the small town of Marulan on the drive between Sydney and Canberra, it was purely because I had read that it was one of the closest towns to the Hume Highway, the road you drive between the two towns. We weren’t looking for ‘places to see between Canberra and …

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19 Fun & Unusual Things to do in Newcastle, NSW

Newcastle, NSW is located about a two-hour drive from Sydney. It’s most famous for attractions like Nobby’s Beach Lighthouse, the Art Deco Ocean Baths and the interactive Newcastle Museum – but there’s also some less well-known fun and unusual things to do in Newcastle – and as ever, we went to find them on our …

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