Sydney, Australia, was named a UNESCO City of Film in December 2010, and for good reason. The city’s vibrant culture, passion for cinema, and exciting homegrown talent have borne valuable contributions to film not just in Australia, but across the globe. In terms of film locations, Sydney offers everything from pristine beaches to stunning skyscrapers, as well as lush mountains and bushlands. Read more
Taking the ferry from Parramatta to Circular Quay in the city is an hour of sun, spray and scenery. I love the ride and always take a tonne of photos.
Boronia Park Reserve is the start of a little-known spot for a really diverse and interesting bush walk – the Lane Cove Valley Walk – beside the Lane Cove River. Few tourists see this side of Sydney, which is a pity as it’s only a 30 minute bus ride from the CBD.
One of the great things about Sydney is that no matter how long you may have lived there, you will always find that there are a tonne of wonderful things to see and do that you have never even heard of before. Read more
I was thoroughly enchanted by my first visit to Sydney Park. It’s a calming wetland oasis with just the right combination of wide open spaces, well-thought out water features and wonderful winding walking paths.
I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that I didn’t know what a treillage was, until I walked up one at Bicentennial Park. Read more
I finally made my way to the Campbell Rhododendron Gardens in Blackheath after having visited this favourite Blue Mountains town numerous times, but always getting distracted by the many other natural attractions there.
Let me first say, if you visit Sydney but don’t visit the Blue Mountains, you really haven’t gotten a genuine sense of what Sydney has to offer.