Cultured Fun on the Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour, Sydney

Oyster containing a pearl in a fishing net taken at Broken Bay Shellar Door near Sydney

(ad- hosted) The name of the small town of Mooney Mooney just outside of Sydney might conjure up the image of bright white globes, but at its latest attraction – the Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour, the circles aren’t glowing in the sky – but growing under the sea. The Broken Bay Pearl Farm is …

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How to Visit the KitKat Chocolatory, Sydney. NB: It Has a Chocolate Sushi Train!

inside the KitKat Chocolatory Sydney

An entire shop dedicated to KitKats is something I’m used to seeing in Japan and, as my last trip there got cancelled (still bitter) when I heard KitKat was launching their new KitKat Chocolatory Sydney a few weeks ago, I was beyond excited and planning an outing faster than you can say ‘have a break, …

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21 Fun and Unusual Things to do in Paddington, Sydney

Palm trees and ruins at Paddington Reservoir sydney

Paddington isn’t necessarily on most people’s list of places to visit in Sydney, but if you’ve got a spare afternoon and fancy doing something a bit more local, it’s a great place to shop, eat, see some art and find a few quirky things too. Here’s some of the fun, or unusual, things to do …

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There’s a Piece of the Berlin Wall in Sydney

Piece of the Berlin Wall

The Paddington area in the eastern part of Sydney is full of surprises. It played an important role in the moon landings, it has a tribute to David Bowie hidden in one of its backstreets – and, tucked away within a small local park, is a piece of the Berlin Wall. But why? Here’s what …

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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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21 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 21 other fun things to do …

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