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.
I won’t claim that Australians created these terms, but for whatever reason they are common usage in casual conversation in Australia…and often completely baffling for the visitor to Australia.
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.