From/to Sydney Airport

One of the most common questions I get asked when fellow travellers travel to Sydney is the mode of transport from the airport to the city. So, I decided to write a post about it. Sydney has two airports – one for domestic and the other for international flights. The airports are around 7 kilometres…

Whale Watching 2019 (Take 2)

Before going further into my story – let me tell you, this trip did not happen. I did not go on this tour because it was cancelled. The weather in Sydney has been bad with strong winds so this trip did not happen. One of the things that I wanted to do before leaving Sydney…

La Perouse to Maroubra walking track

Extension of Henry’s Head and Cape Banks walks is to walk till the Maroubra beach. It is a good long coastal walk and offers good views of the coastline. It is also a good walk to spot some whales. A easy good walk on a chilled out warm weekend is what this walk is about….

Henry Head & Cape Banks Walk

A spectacular coastal walk in the suburb of La Perouse in Sydney is the Henry’s Head and the Cape Banks Walks. La Perouse is around 14 kilometres from Sydney CBD. The Cape Banks walk is an extension to the Henry’s Head walk. The walk is an easy walk offering great views of the ocean and…

Darling Harbour to Wynyard station

Sydney is one place where you can create your own walking path. You can walk between the buildings in the city and feel amazed by the beautiful concrete buildings. As I was bored of walking the same path, I decided to walk in the city from Darling Harbour to Wynyard via many other Sydney CBD…

Restaurants bucket list (Sydney)

Sydney has so many food joints. There are new restaurants opening almost everyday. Since it is a multicultural city, the city caters food for all cuisines and for all budgets. I have been thinking of creating a bucket list for trying different cuisines at various restaurants. I am aware that this list will outgrow at…

Rouse Hill to Norwest

This is a walk between the suburbs of Rouse Hill and Norwest. They are the new suburbs and there are plenty of construction of houses happening. I did not like this walk much as it was walking in the suburban parks and roads. The walk do not provide any spectacular views or beautiful landscapes. There…

Deerubbin Lookover Walk

The third walk that I did in the Muogamara Nature Reserve was the Deerubbin Lookover Walk. This is a short and a quick walk to view the wild flowers such as boronias and pink wax flowers. The walk also provides great views of Bar Island and Peats Crater. Supposedly, the name is derived from an…

Manly to Mona Vale (via Long Reef)

A long and beautiful walk along the coast is the walk between Manly and Mona Vale. The walk surely provides beautiful beaches and spectacular views on the way. It also goes through some headlands. The walk passes through the below amazing beaches: Manly Beach Freshwater Beach Curl Curl Beach Dee Why Beach Collaroy Beach Logistics:…

The Rocks Markets

One of the cool things to do in Sydney is visit the weekend markets at the Rocks. It is a place to see talented artists and vendors sell their stuff. This is a place where all the experienced artists are brought together. Website: The Rocks Markets Location: The Rocks Days: Saturday and Sunday Timings: 10 AM…

Point Loop Walk

The second walk that I did in the Muogamara Nature Reserve was the Point Loop Walk. This is a short and a quick walk to view the wild flowers such as boronias and pink wax flowers. The walk also provides great views of Bar Island and Peats Crater. Logistics Starting and ending point: Visitor centre…

4 Islands in Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour is home to many beautiful secret places. And few such secret places are the islands in the harbour. They are great spots to have picnics, snorkel and spend a day enjoying the spectacular views. These islands have cultural and historical significance in shaping this city. Cockatoo Island History Cockatoo island is the biggest…

Barrenjoey lighthouse

Built in the late 1800s, Barrenjoey lighthouse is a great sandstone lighthouse with spectacular views in the background. The lighthouse sits in the Barrenjoey head at Palm Beach and is one of the most iconic landmarks in Sydney’s northern beaches. It does provide a great spot for whale watching during the months of May and…

Great North Walk – Sydney

The Great North Walk comprises of multiple day hikes between Sydney and Newcastle. It is a total walk of 250 kilometers. I have been trying to do the small part of this walk – a walk of 75 (approx.) kilometers along the Lane Cove River Valley and Berowra River Valley. The best way to do these…

What’s on Sydney?

In Sydney, we are blessed with so many festivals/events that happen annually. I have been going to most of them every year from the time I have moved to Sydney. So, I thought why not make list of all the fests/events that I attend. May Sydney Vivid – A festival of lights and music is…

Where to shop in Sydney?

The most popular and the sasta (cheap) place to find souvenirs, clothes, bags and other random things in Sydney is the Paddy’s Market in Haymarket. It is a great place to find many stuff for very cheap price. The place is open from 10 AM till 6 PM everyday. Address: 9-13, Hay Street, Haymarket, Sydney…

Bobbin Head Track via Sphnix Memorial

This weekend I did the Bobbin Head Track via Sphnix Memorial walk, in the Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National park. The walk starts at the Bobbin Head café and goes into the national park. It is an amazing bush walk passing through the rocks, stairs, creeks and bushes. Logistics: Starting and ending point: Bobbin Head Café Type…

Second Point Trail

A very short but a picturesque walk in the Bouddi National Park is the Second Point Trail. It is between the bushes and trees. The landscape that the walk offers is very pretty. Logistics: Starting point: Macmasters beach Total distance: 2.1 kilometres return Total time taken: half an hour Grade: Easy Cost: FREE

Yummy Lamington

One of the must eats while in Australia is Lamington. Lamington is Australia’s very own dessert. It is a cake dipped in chocolate and coated with grated coconut. And it is definitely a piece of heaven on Earth. A common variation also has cream in between two lamingtons. In 2006, 21st July was declared as…

Lane Cove Riverside Walk

Lane Cove National Park is within Sydney and is so close to the city. It is a perfect place to spend a day over the weekends. In preparation to the Bloody long walk, I explored this national park. The national park has a river that flows in between and divides the park into two sections….