When Mark Bundy applied for a grave digging job at Sydney’s Rookwood Cemetery, he was asked three questions. “Are you married?”, “Do you have children?” and “Do you have a mortgage?”. After answering “Yes” to all three, he was told … Read the rest
“It’s nice to be back” smiles Margaret Monger as she starts her Fullerton Hotel heritage tour.
The GPO, No.1 Martin Place
We’re standing in the large light filled courtyard of No. 1 Martin Place. Previously Sydney’s General Post Office, this … Read the rest
Chris digs his thumbs into the muscular flesh he holds in the palm of his hand. After a long minute, his thumbs find the hard, round bead he’s been searching for. A brown stained seed pops out. Our disappointment is … Read the rest
Many people visit Central Australia to learn about Indigenous Australia, but not everyone is able to travel that far. Kadoo Cultural Tours, right here in Sydney, offers a unique insight into Aboriginal Culture from a local indigenous guide. I jump … Read the rest
Unfortunately, the Aboriginal rock art behind my house are disappearing over time. Today I am visiting Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, an area rich in Aboriginal carvings and art, as a guest of Sydney Outback.
West Head Lookout
The beautiful banksia … Read the rest
Living on Dangar Island, I often see The Riverboat Postman passing my home. It delivers my mail. Today I’m going for a ride on The Riverboat Postman as a guest to experience this fabulous three-and-a-bit-hour cruise, which delivers mail to … Read the rest
Gourmet Getaway Tours
I am keen to see how Jimmy Henry, the trained chef and tour guide behind Gourmet Getaway, prepares gourmet meals from the back of a bus. Today, as a guest of Gourmet Getaway, I am looking forward … Read the rest
My interest in street art began a few years ago and I seek it out in my suburban discoveries. So, when I heard about a two-hour street art walking tour with Culture Scouts, I grabbed the opportunity to go along … Read the rest
This personal list of ten must visit Sydney pubs includes venues that enhance any visit to Sydney. They are either as destinations in themselves or part of a bigger experience.
After a walk across the Harbour Bridge I … Read the rest