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Uncle max Sydney  Australia
Off the Beaten Downtown Sidewalk Sydney  Australia
The Days of Cucumber Sandwiches. Sydney  Australia
Coffee on Circular Quay Sydney  Australia
A New Year in Sydney Sydney  Australia
Uncle max Sydney  Australia
Off the Beaten Downtown Sidewalk Sydney  Australia
The Days of Cucumber Sandwiches. Sydney  Australia
Coffee on Circular Quay Sydney  Australia
A New Year in Sydney Sydney  Australia

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almost 5 years ago

Off the Beaten Downtown Sidewalk

When walking through the streets of downtown Sydney, or anywhere for that matter, it is wise to explore the path less traveled. Poets argue it makes all the difference. Call them "local trails." The arterial streets of the heart of Australia's largest city are not as dank and sketchy as other world-famous cities, which can feature more Hollywood-style versions of dark alleyways. In Sydney, these back streets are actually full of all kinds of art installations and small boutique shops. It's sometimes worth exploring spaces that may scare or intimidate in order to find something completely beautiful and insightful. After all, isn't that the definition of travel?
almost 5 years ago

The Days of Cucumber Sandwiches.

For Australians, afternoon tea is part of the daily doings. Whether it's a cuppa with the neighbours, or a pastry with friends, the "arvo tea" is a staple in the Australia lifestyle. One spot that does it well is the Swissôtel in Sydney, where a tri-tiered display of sweet and savoury delights is sure to satisfy any peckish cravings. Coupled with a glass of champers and a big pot of tea, you're hard-pressed to go wrong. A good cucumber sandwiches and warm scones with apricot jam holds testament to the fact that the Swissôtel "High Tea" is arvo tea done right.
almost 5 years ago

Coffee on Circular Quay

For a relaxing rainy morning on the harbor, there are many covered restaurants along the outer edges of Circular Quay at which you can sit and soak in the view with a cup of coffee or tea.

As the day progresses, watch the Quay fill with people as the ferries come and go. After your cup of joe, take a nice walk along the outside of the Quay for a great view of the famous Sydney Opera House.
almost 5 years ago

A New Year in Sydney

The weather on New Year's Eve 2012 was a perfect 28 degrees celsius (82 degrees farenheit) without a cloud in the sky. As we spread ourselves out over various harborside locations, we couldn't help but feel a twinge of joy at our luck at being in this beautiful city on this beautiful day.

It’s days like this when locals realize that all the traveling in the world will only lead them right back here and visitors vow to return. It’s days like today when a city’s beauty, friendliness, and camaraderie can actually bring a tear to your eye.

Now, I can do all the explaining in the world as to just how amazing Sydney’s New Year’s Eve celebration is, but why not just make it your New Year’s resolution and find out for yourself? The more the merrier.