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4 Perfect Days in Sydney

Someone asked recently for itineraries for Australia, any length and any destinations within the country. Much to my surprise, I only had one itinerary: One Day in Sydney. Whoops! Steve’s and my first trip together was to Sydney and Cairns, and this is the first part of our itinerary. Stay tuned for my Cairns itinerary,… Continue reading 4 Perfect Days in Sydney

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Solo Travel: Sydney, Australia

Are you ready to take the solo travel leap? If you’re like me, Sydney seems an impossible, unattainable dream—a trip of a lifetime! But it’s so far away. You can’t possibly deserve to treat yourself to a trip so dreamy, so frivolous, so FAR! But I’ve been to Sydney three times now, and the only… Continue reading Solo Travel: Sydney, Australia

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What to Know Before You Visit Sydney

If you’re headed to Australia, odds are you’ll fly into Sydney as your destination, or simply for a layover before flying off somewhere else Down Under. If that’s the case for you, here are a few Sydney-specific facts and tips!  1. Getting the shot: You can get the iconic shot of the Sydney Opera House and… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Sydney

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What to Eat in Sydney

Are you ready to dine Down Under? Here’s a sneak peek at what we ate on our recent trip to one of our favorite cities in the world: Sydney, Australia! We had two long layovers here—one on the way to New Zealand and another on the way back—and it was just enough to whet my… Continue reading What to Eat in Sydney

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1 Day in Sydney, Australia

Whether you’re there on a long layover, tack on an extra day to a business trip, or you’re just passing through before exploring the rest of the Australian continent, Sydney is a perfect place to spend a day. You can see and do so many iconic things in a short time here because its all… Continue reading 1 Day in Sydney, Australia

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Instagrammable Sydney, Australia

Instagram has taken over the travel industry. Honestly, it’s a little bit to the detriment of enjoying a relaxing vacation, but it’s a fast-paced, changing world we have to explore, and everyone wants that perfect shot to remember, one that will get a gazillion likes and a trillion engaging comments. The up side of this… Continue reading Instagrammable Sydney, Australia

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10 Reasons to Visit Sydney

  It’s Faraway Friday! This week’s post is all about my original “unreachable” travel dream: a trip to Sydney, Australia. Ever since I was a little girl, I was fascinated with Australia–unique animals, the Sydney Opera House, winter in the summer and summer in the winter–it was incredible to me! I always wanted to go,… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Sydney

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Dreams Come True!

Originally published 12 August 2013. G’Day, mates! Today’s adventures had Steve and me high on life and lookin’ fancy! This was so close to a perfect day, I think I could relive it over and over and never tire of it. First stop, Sydney Tower! Of all the places I’ve been to the top of—Washington… Continue reading Dreams Come True!

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Australian Birthday Extravaganza!

Originally published 10 August 2013. We made it! Our plane found the Australian sunrise just half an hour or so before we landed, and it was every bit as beautiful as Wednesday’s sunset. Breakfast was quite the feast, with two types of eggs, sweet rolls, fruit, yogurt, juice, and coffee. We landed right on time and… Continue reading Australian Birthday Extravaganza!