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…

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….

10 Insta worthy spots in Sydney

Sydney is such a beautiful city. I am truly blessed to call this city as my second home. There are many places that are amazing and spectacular. Even though a very difficult task, but I have tried to list down the top 10 Instagram worthy spots in Sydney. The first one is the most famous…

Whale watching 2019

As an yearly routine, I went for a whale watching tour this year as well. In Sydney, whale migration happens between the months of May and November. In the first part of the season, the whales are heading from south (Antarctica) to north (Queensland). And in the second part of the season, the whales head…

Free things to do in Sydney

Everyone loves free stuff. I love it too, especially when I am traveling. And exploring a new place or a city can be expensive. So in this post I have tried to list all the free things one can do in this beautiful city of Sydney.  

Wynyard to Lane Cove

If you fancy an evening walk with at least 5-6 kilometres on a weekday after work, then this is the walk. It passes through Sydney’s beautiful tall buildings and also the Pylon lookout with some amazing views of Opera house. Logistics: Starting point: Wynyard train station Total distance: 9 kilometres Total time taken: 2.5 hours…

‘Forgotten songs’ by Michael Thomas Hill

A corner deviating from the George Street in Sydney CBD is the Angel Place. It has a very significant art piece. The art piece named ‘Forgotten songs’. It consists of the empty birdcages. And it was designed by Michael Thomas Hill. The art piece has 50 empty cages. The best part of this art is…

Waverton: Balls Head Reserve

A very easy and relaxed walk to do over the weekend is the Balls Head Reserve walk in Sydney. It is in the Lower North Shore of Sydney and passes through some gorgeous views of Sydney Harbour. It is definitely a walk to be on your things to do while in Sydney. The walk is…

Best places to find Jacarandas

Sydney has turned purple. Yes, it is the Jacarandas season and the streets of Sydney are purple. The season is in Spring and it starts from end of October and lasts till December every year. What are Jacarandas? A Jacaranda tree is a sub-tropical tree which is attractive indigo flowers. Best places to go view…

Sculptures by the Sea 2018

Another year of spectacular display of sculptures along the Bondi beach. From all the years I have visited, this year was definitely the best. The sculptures were beautiful and a display of perfection. The Sculptures by the Sea is an annual event in Sydney where the artists from all around the world display art and…

Helensburgh Temple

My first drive with Ruhi was to Helensburgh Temple. “It is always wise to take blessings from the almighty when you buy new things.” – This is something my mother always reiterates. I decided to listen to my mother and headed straight to Helensburgh Temple. My friends Som and Vijay accompanied me during my visit…

Getting around in Sydney

Sydney has four modes of public transport: Trains Buses Ferries Light rails The main train station is the Central train station. The recent and up-to-date information on public transport can be found on NSW Transport website. Opal card is the card used to travel within Sydney and can be used for any modes of public transport…

The colorful lights!

Another best thing about winters in Sydney is the Sydney Vivid festival. An annual festival held from end of May till mid of June, is the festival during which the light projections meet the art and technology. The projections are mainly in the Sydney Central Business District (CBD) – especially on the Sydney Opera House,…