Tag Archives: Sydney

Manly Beach and Shelly Beach

2 January 2018 Manly is a busy ferry terminal for North Sydney commuters and sun seekers. We had a great day with friends at Shelly Beach. Manly and Shelly Beaches are busy places. The beaches are not as deep or … Continue reading

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Sydney: Museums

17 December 2017 – 3 January 2018 Sydney has several museums within the central business district to explore. We visited a few. The Art Galleries of New South Wales located in The Domain near the Royal Botanical Gardens is a … Continue reading

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Sydney: Darling Harbour Attractions

24 December 2017 and 1 January 2018 Sea Life, Wild Life, and Madame Tussauds are all located adjacent to each other and across Darling Harbour’s Pyrmont Bridge from the Maritime Museum. An obvious tourist trap that is made more enticing by the Sydney … Continue reading

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Sydney: New Year’s Eve

31 December 2017 In the United States, we are one of the last major countries to celebrate the New Year. Each year we see highlights from Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Paris and London leading up to Times Square in NYC. … Continue reading

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Sydney: Tower Eye

31 December 2017 Sydney Tower Eye at 1,014 feet (309 meters) is the tallest structure in Sydney and the second tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere. We, like many tourists, just had to go up and take a look. The … Continue reading

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Sydney: ANZAC Bridge

17 December 2017 – 3 January 2018 Not far from Sydney’s most famous bridge, Harbour Bridge, lies a more modern example of engineering. The Glebe Island Bridge was completed in 1995. The cable-stayed bridge spans Johnstons Bay west of Darling … Continue reading

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Sydney: Watson Bay

28 December 2017 Our first time on a Sydney Ferry was to Watson Bay on South Head Peninsula. We walked the trails from Watson Bay up the western coastline past Camp Cove Beach to Hornby Lighthouse on the northern tip … Continue reading

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Sydney: Darling Harbour

17 – 25 December 2017 Darling Harbour is the less known cousin of Sydney Harbour. It is located just west of Sydney Harbour and is another center of tourist attractions, restaurants, and shops. Its residents include the Australian National Maritime … Continue reading

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Sydney: Sydney Harbour

17 -24 December 2017 Sydney Harbour is famous as a tourist destination to see the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, however it actually serves as an important transportation hub. Passenger ships of all shapes and sizes, from mega cruise ships … Continue reading

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Sydney: Bondi Beach

23 December 2017 On Saturday we visited the famed Bondi Beach. While there we walked the Coastal Walk from Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach and back, did some shopping, and hit the beach. The place was packed. Bondi is a … Continue reading

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