Having lived in Chatswood for many years, I wonder how well I actually know this North Shore suburb? Today, by exploring on foot, I’ll find out by searching out public art, local parks and heritage buildings.
Castle Hill covers a large geographic area. That’s one reason I haven’t explored this suburb. Another is the difficulty getting there by public transport. Now, with the Sydney Metro, Castle Hill is easily accessible by public transport. So today, I’m … Read the rest
Newington, home of the former Sydney Olympic Village is completely new territory for me. Today, I’ll discover more about this ‘manufactured’ suburb of Sydney.
Outskirts of Newington
Whenever I catch a train into Sydney, the towering unit blocks near Rhodes … Read the rest
Instead of signing up for a Moscow Metro tour, buy a metro ticket and explore the grandeur of the Moscow underground independently. Plan your own route and take your time admiring the architecture and artworks without being tied to a … Read the rest
While tourists flock to Bondi for the beach and cliffside walks, I’m looking forward to discovering more about this famous suburb. Of course, I’ll walk cliffside and along the beach too.
Dodging the stream of commuters at Bondi … Read the rest
The Sydney Metro provides me with an easy ride all the way to its final stop, Tallawong, in Rouse Hill. It’s the reason I am exploring Rouse Hill today.
Taking the Sydney Metro
Being a Saturday for this, my first … Read the rest
The two things that bring me to Campbelltown today are a heritage walk and that I can easily walk from the station to the Arts Centre while exploring the heritage of Campbelltown.
When I last walked through the underpass from … Read the rest
When I tell friends that my daughter has moved to Hurlstone Park, most ask “Where’s that?”. Today I want to find out more about this small suburb tucked next to Dulwich Hill in Sydney’s Inner West, a place most apparently … Read the rest
Today I’m off to explore Gymea, the southern Sydney suburb whose name originates from the word used by local indigenous people for the Gymea Lily.
Stepping out of Gymea Station, I find myself in the Gymea shopping village. I’ll return … Read the rest
An exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria brings me back to Melbourne, a city I lived in many years ago, and a city I know reasonably well. After checking into my hotel around lunch time, I grab a map … Read the rest