Posts Tagged“sydney”

Spending the perfect year in Australia

With global airfares dropping all of the time, it’s now cheaper than ever to visit some seriously exotic far-flung destinations. And Australia has swiftly risen to the top of the pile for many travellers, so if you’re looking to enjoy some spectacular and idiosyncratic Australian attractions in 2016, here are some of the best. Sporting excellence Australians are renowned for their sporting abilities and competitive spirit. And the¬†Australian Open¬†tennis championship at the end of January signals the beginning of the Grand Slam season and provides the perfect opportunity to sample the cosmopolitan charms of the host city Melbourne. As Australia…

A Week in Sydney

Ah, the week. The dreaded standard trip length that seems like too long to claim that you’re “just stopping through,” and not long enough to get a real sense of a city. For the backpacker planning a measly week in Sydney, Australia, those seven little days can seem terribly insufficient to get to really see the sights. So before you get overwhelmed with the wealth of beauty this city has to offer, here’s a quick guide to some “must see”‘s for a week down in Sydney. Crossing the Sydney harbor bridge This is one of Sydney’s most famous attractions, and…