Is it Stinky? The Sensory Tour at Sydney’s Botanic Gardens.

Purple spiky Corpse plant in Sydney Botanic Gardens

Sex and death are not normally things that come to mind when you think of the calm, peaceful Royal Botanic Garden that lines the edge of Sydney’s pretty harbour. But there again, you don’t normally get to eat the plants either when you visit so, you can safely say the experience on the Botanic Garden’s …

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Hey Presto: A Night at The Australian Museum of Magical Arts, Sydney

Rabbit in a hat

Hidden in a backstreet in Sydney’s Darlinghurst is the Australian Museum of Magical Arts and if you’ve ever wanted to know how to saw a woman in half without embracing your inner Dexter, you’re going to want to add it to your list of things to do in Sydney – sharpish. Although I can’t actually …

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Glebe Foreshore Walk, Sydney: 10 Quirky Sights Not To Miss

Girl sitting on large green troll near Glebe Foreshore Walk, Sydney

The Glebe Foreshore Walk is a 2km paved path that runs from Rozelle Bay in Sydney’s West round, past the waters of Blackwattle Bay to Pyrmont close to the city. It’s one of Sydney’s best walks and every day it teams with walkers, runners, cyclists and happy dogs. But it’s also packed with a surprising …

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The Best Place to Swim With Wild Dolphins Near Sydney

Wild dolphin jumping photographed on the Dolphin Swim near Sydney

Did you know that dolphins are attracted to people singing? Neither did I until I got chatting to my friend and journalist Niki Waldegrave about her experience swimming with dolphins in Nelson Bay about two and a half hours drive from Sydney. Thankfully she was so thrilled with her day out with the pointy-nosed ones …

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The Tracey Emin Birds, Sydney – Here’s Where To Find Them

Small bronze bird on a wall - one of the Tracey Emin birds in Sydney

British artist Tracey Emin has installed 67 tiny birds in an area of the Sydney CBD and the idea is kind of like an arty Pokemon Go as you try and spot them all – of course, I had to go and try. Here’s my guide to where to find the Tracey Emin birds in …

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18 Fun Things to Do in The Rocks, Sydney (By a Local)

The Rocks is Sydney’s historic district full of quaint old sandstone buildings, Sydney’s oldest pubs and a fantastic harbour view – but while searching out history is one of the best things to do in The Rocks, it’s not all you’ll find there. Check out our local’s guide to 18 other fun things to do …

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The Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout is a Sydney Must-Do. Here’s Why.

The Pylon Lookout on Sydney Harbour Bridge

Every day hundreds of people pay a three-figure sum for the amazing experience of climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge, but, if your budget or stomach for heights don’t stretch to that there’s a cheaper, less terrifying alternative, The Pylon Lookout. I think it’s seriously the most under-rated sight in Sydney and it’s a must do …

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The Ghostly Secret of The Tea Cosy Cafe, Sydney

Cream Tea at the Tea Cosy, Sydney

When the sight of balls of wool outside The Tea Cosy cafe in Sydney’s The Rocks drew me inside, I wasn’t expecting to write a haunted Sydney themed post – I was expecting to have a scone and maybe start myself a scarf, but once inside things took a spookier turn. Admittedly, when you first …

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The Quirky Guide to Circular Quay: 27 Fun Things to Eat, See and Do

Sydney Opera House during Vivid - one of the fun 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 there are also some less well known, more quirky and just plain fun …

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

David Bowie Mural, Paddington, 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 district most famous for its …

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