Discovering Sydney on my way

Sydney, Australia
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Do you want to travel and get away from your daily routine, but you still don’t know where? Don’t worry, we have a perfect place for you – Sydney. Since Sydney is a huge and quite an expensive city, we advise you to decide in advance what activities you want to engage in. In order to make it easier for you, we have offered some suggestions.

Sightseeing in Sydney

Sydney offers some unforgettable tourist attractions.

The Sydney Opera House is one of them. This distinctive building, the symbol of this city, has been described as “a masterpiece of human creativity” by UNESCO. However, if you are not an opera fan, you should at least take a tour and discover its main halls along with their thrilling history.

The Sydney Opera House, Australia
The Sydney Opera House, Australia by pattyjansen

The Sydney Harbor Bridge is an iconic landmark of the city. Its arch-based design and its height will take your breath away. Those who have an adventurous spirit can climb the bridge and indulge in the ultimate Sydney experience.

If you embark upon this venture, you will be rewarded with a panoramic view of the entire city.

The Sydney Harbor Bridge, Australia
The Sydney Harbor Bridge, Australia by pattyjansen

The Australian Center for Photography – Paddington is another place you shouldn’t miss. This is the leading organisation for photography in Australia and it offers innovative photographic work.

However, if you are into something more classical, there are many museums and galleries in Sydney that are waiting to be discovered. The Art Gallery of New South Wales has an outstanding collection of artworks from settlement to contemporary time.

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia by Kayhadrin

Also for those who would like to find more about the Aboriginal culture and their art, the Australian Museum, the oldest museum in Australia, is what they are looking for.

Apart from urban life, you can experience authentic native wildlife at the Taronga Zoo. Its attractive location, in the vicinity of Sydney Harbor, and the variety of animal species are a perfect combination, which makes this place a must-visit.

Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia
Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia by pelican

Night life

Aside from sightseeing, Sydney offers a wild nightlife. Not only will you have a whale of a time, but you can also get in touch with its history through some of the oldest pubs, such as the Marble Bar, Lord Nelson Pub, The Fortune of War, etc.

For those who prefer something more modern, Sydney offers spacious clubs, such as Home, equipped with the best sound systems. The visitors can enjoy a wide variety of music played by world famous DJs.

North Sydney, Australia
North Sydney, Australia by pattyjansen

Family vacation

Sydney can also be an ideal place for a family vacation. You can relax on beautiful sandy beaches and the most famous one is the Bondi Beach.

If you are a sporty person, instead of just relaxing, we encourage you to try out surfing, and two beaches ideal for this activity are Maroubra and Cronulla.

Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia
Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia by Max Howell

Apart from the seaside, there are many outdoor pools throughout the city. Many of these are placed on the coast so that you can enjoy swimming surrounded by the ocean and a magnificent view.

If you choose this kind of vacation, Randwick, one of the most visited areas outside central Sydney, is the perfect choice for you.

It is known as “Sports Coast” famous for its rugby teams and top class golf courses. It is a home to 10 different beaches including the Coogee Beach.

Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia
Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia by David Lee

For this kind of holiday, you will need to find a suitable place to stay and a well-situated Randwick accommodation is exactly what you need.

Here you can find an affordable hotel which is a stone’s throw away from local attractions, such as Centennial Park with beautiful flora and fauna, favourite among children. Or if you prefer sports over nature, you should certainly visit the Allianz Stadium.

Centennial Park, Sydney, Australia
Centennial Park, Sydney, Australia by pattyjansen

Sydney offers something for everyone. No matter whether you are an insatiable tourist, a party animal or a family man this city is the right choice. If you ever come here, we guarantee – you will never wish to leave.

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Marie Nieves

Marie Nieves is a lifestyle blogger who loves unusual trips, gadgets and creative ideas. On her travels she likes to read poetry and prose and to surf the Internet. Her favourite writer is Tracy Chevalier and she always carries one of her books in her bag. She is an avid lover of photography who loves to talk about her experiences. You can find Marie on Facebook or follow her on Twitter and Pinterest.

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