What’s on in Sydney and NSW: August 2017

What’s on in Sydney and NSW: August 2017

Scandinavian Film Festival, until 2/8 American Beer Festival, Port Stephens, until 3/8 Gluten Free Expo, 5-6/8 Kinky Boots Musical, until 13/8 – Contact us for up to 37% off tickets until 13/8 Australian Surf Festival, Tweed Heads, until 14/8 Haunted History...
Top 10 Bottomless Brunches in Sydney

Top 10 Bottomless Brunches in Sydney

Restaurants and bars in London, Singapore and New York have been hosting Bottomless Brunches (aka free-flowing alcohol whilst you eat) for quite awhile now and now it’s Sydney’s turn. Some of Sydney’s best venues are getting in on the act, with...
Top 10 Tips to be an Organised Mum

Top 10 Tips to be an Organised Mum

Do you find yourself stressing about everything? Do you wish you could clone yourself or that you could still function on zero hours sleep? Do you struggle to juggle your career, look after your children, manage your house, have a relationship with your partner, and...
What’s on in Sydney and NSW: July 2017

What’s on in Sydney and NSW: July 2017

Louis Vuitton Pop-Up Shop, until 13/7 Ice Skating at Cathedral Square, until 16/7 Parramatta Winterlight, until 16/7 Snow Time In The Garden, Hunter Valley, until 16/7 The National Biennial of New Australian Art, until 16/7 Sand in the City, until 23/7 Bondi Winter...
What’s on in Sydney and NSW: June 2017

What’s on in Sydney and NSW: June 2017

Yoga at Taronga Zoo, every Sunday 10-11am National Reconciliation Week, until 3/6 Vivid Sydney, until 17/6 World Press Photo 17, until 25/6 A Taste of Wollombi, until 25/6 Duck In Duck Out pop-up restaurant by Manu Fiedel, until 30/6 Hunter Valley Wine And Food...
Top 10 Vivid 2017

Top 10 Vivid 2017

Unless you have been living under a rock, you will know that Vivid Sydney starts tomorrow (Friday 26th May) and runs until Saturday 17th June. But do you know where to start, or are you feeling overwhelmed as Vivid becomes bigger and better every year. It extended...
Mother’s Day Gifts 2017

Mother’s Day Gifts 2017

Not sure what you buy your mum this year? We have all budgets and tastes covered, in our guide below… On a budget? Why not spend $60 (or more) on Clinique at David Jones and you will receive a complimentary 8-piece Clinique gift set. Present for you and your mum...
Top 10 Things to do in Cape Town

Top 10 Things to do in Cape Town

I will preface this blog post by saying that until a few weeks ago, I thought Sydney was the most beautiful city in the world. Sydney certainly has its harbour in the bag, but in terms of the landscape, sorry Sydney, but Cape Town wins hands down. And coming from me,...
What’s On in Sydney and NSW: May 2017

What’s On in Sydney and NSW: May 2017

Yoga at Taronga Zoo, every Sunday 10-11am Taste Tamworth Festival, until 7/5 Sydney Comedy Festival, until 21/5 Duck In Duck Out pop-up restaurant by Manu Fiedel, until 30/6 The National Biennial of New Australian Art, until 16/7 Sand in the City, until 23/7 The...
My Sydney Story

My Sydney Story

As mentioned in an earlier blog post, I would rather live in London than Melbourne…or any other city in Australia for that matter. When I moved from the UK in 2006, I chose to live in Sydney, which just happens to be in Australia. Don’t get me wrong, I love Australia...
What’s on in Sydney and NSW: April 2017

What’s on in Sydney and NSW: April 2017

Sydney International Rowing Regatta, until 2/4 Orange F.O.O.D Week, until 9/4 Sweet Addiction, until 17/4 Handa: Opera On Sydney Harbour, until 23/4 The National Biennial of New Australian Art, until 16/7 Sand in the City, until 23/7 The Archibald Prize Regional...
Australian Slang Dictionary

Australian Slang Dictionary

If you thought Australians and British people spoke the same language, you might change your mind once you have read this blog post. I have lived in Australia for 11 years now and am still learning new phrases all the time. The below alphabetical list includes...
Family Friendly Activities in Sydney

Family Friendly Activities in Sydney

We have it covered, from free suggestions to paid, from toddlers to teens, from indoors for wet play dates to outdoors for sunny days. Indoors Hey Dee Ho, South Hurstville, music classes Chipmunks, Bankstown, Prospect, Villawood and Macquarie Park, play centre The...
What’s On in Sydney and NSW: March 2017

What’s On in Sydney and NSW: March 2017

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival, until 5/3 Australian Open of Surfing, until 5/3 Twilight At Taronga, until 11/3 Yacht Social Party, until 25/3 Another Day in Paradise: an exhibition of portraits by the late Myuran Sukumaran, until 26/3 Aladdin the Musical,...
Food and Drink Promotions in Sydney

Food and Drink Promotions in Sydney

 If you thought Sydney was an expensive city to eat out, think again. Of course, it can be, but not if you know where to go.  In 2013, we published an ebook with the Top 52 Food & Drink Deals in Sydney. Almost 4 years later and many of these deals do not...

The Top 10 Dangers of Multitasking!

You have a million and one things on your to-do list and there are only 24 hours a day. Once you deduct a few hours sleep, at least 8 hours at work plus commuting in Sydney’s traffic, preparing school lunches, cooking dinner and entertaining the children, there...
What’s On in Sydney and NSW: February 2017

What’s On in Sydney and NSW: February 2017

Lunar Markets, until 5/2 Brickman: Wonders of the World, tickets are just $20 through us (rrp $35), until 5/2 Chinese New Year Festival, until 12/2 St George Open Air Cinema, until 17/2 Aladdin the Musical, until 26/3 Cherry Blossom Bar at The MCA, until March...
What’s on in Sydney and NSW: January 2017

What’s on in Sydney and NSW: January 2017

Falls Festival, Bryon Bay, until 2/1 Thredbo Summer Adventure Festival, until 8/1/17 Club Swizzle, until 29/1 – save up to 44% on tickets for shows until 26th January if you book through us Canadian Club Racquet Club, The Bucket List Bondi until 30/1 and Cruise...

What’s on in Sydney and NSW: December 2016

Wollombi Sculpture in the Vineyards, until 3/12 Royal Croquet Club Pop-Up at Bondi Beach, until 4/12 Speed the Plow, until 17/12 – get 40% off tickets on 7/12 through us. Get in touch for details and bookings. Ben & Jerrys Inner West Open Air Cinema, until...
Weekend with friends from Melbourne

Weekend with friends from Melbourne

Last weekend, four friends from Melbourne visited. We ate and drank our way around Sydney, with a trip to the beach and Barangaroo thrown in for luck. Here is a summary of our dining experiences… On Friday night, we went to Hubert Restaurant and managed to score...
Sydney Boxing Day Cruises 2016

Sydney Boxing Day Cruises 2016

Over the past 71 years, the Rolex Sydney Hobart has become an icon of Australia’s summer sport, ranking in public interest with such national events as the Melbourne Cup horse race, the Australian Open tennis and the cricket tests between Australia and England....
Top 10 Open Air Cinema in Sydney 2016/17

Top 10 Open Air Cinema in Sydney 2016/17

It’s almost that time of year again. Here are our Top 10 Open Air Cinema in Sydney this summer (in chronological order): Skyline Drive-in Blacktown is Sydney’s only drive-in cinema. It’s technically an open air cinema, but has the benefit of keeping...
Sydney New Year’s Eve 2016/17

Sydney New Year’s Eve 2016/17

Sydney is renowned throughout the world for being The Place To Be’on 31st December each year. About 1 billion people are expected to tune in worldwide to watch what could be Sydney’s biggest show since the 2000 Olympics. Below are our recommendations (in alphabetical...
Top 10 Christmas Checklist 2016

Top 10 Christmas Checklist 2016

Everyone I know is busy. Even my friend’s 3-year old is busy! But this time of year is surely the busiest. If you feel like the wheels are about the fall off, all you want for Christmas is an extra hour a day and you have a nagging feeling that you have...

What’s on in Sydney and NSW: November 2016

Bill Bailey, until 2/11 Sydney Opera House: The Opera (The Eighth Wonder), until 5/11 – save up to 46% off  tickets through us, with prices now starting at $49. Get in touch for details and bookings. Sculptures By The Sea, until 6/11 Dream Lover: The Bobby...
Sydney v London

Sydney v London

A couple of months ago, I visited family and friends in the UK. We travelled around England, exploring 7 counties, but spent the majority of our time in London. Some of you will know that I lived in London for 6 years, and it will always hold a special place in my...