• Scenic Sydney Ferries From Circular Quay

    Scenic Sydney Ferries From Circular Quay

    The most beautiful way to see Sydney Harbour and one of the very best things to do in Sydney? Take a ferry trip from Circular Quay. Don’t pay for sightseeing cruises in Sydney, because you can enjoy the same spectacular views from Sydney ferries, which count as public transport (and cost a fraction of what…

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  • 6 Best Lookouts In The Blue Mountains

    6 Best Lookouts In The Blue Mountains

    The Blue Mountains are a taste of the wild Australia, yet it’s a convenient day trip from Sydney. With vast green valleys, dramatic orange canyon walls, rushing waterfalls, temperate rainforest and ferns that make you feel like being back in the time of the dinosaurs, it surely leaves one impressed. And you don’t even need…

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  • 22 Very Short, Toddler-Friendly Walks In Sydney

    22 Very Short, Toddler-Friendly Walks In Sydney

    I’m setting the bar high for myself, because in this article I want to share toddler-friendly Sydney walks with you. Not simply family-friendly ones, but very short, very easy walks that I actually tested with a toddler, my 3-year-old son, after we moved to Sydney. I’m a passionate hiker, anyway, so I became a hiking…

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  • 7 Things I Didn’t Know Before Moving To Sydney

    7 Things I Didn’t Know Before Moving To Sydney

    Obviously, I knew about the venomous snakes and spiders, sharks and saltwater crocodiles, and various other poisonous animals that can kill you. Who doesn’t? That’s what everyone thinks of when you mention Australia. Though the reality is that I’ve rarely seen snakes or spiders despite spending more time hiking, camping and canoeing than ever before…

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  • Canoeing In Sydney: 8 Easy Paddling Routes For Beginners

    Canoeing In Sydney: 8 Easy Paddling Routes For Beginners

    I mean really easy canoeing routes for first-time paddlers in Sydney. No, I don’t mean Sydney Harbour or the open sea for sure. I don’t mean rough water, big waves and powerful currents, nor frequent boat traffic. When we started canoeing in Sydney, I was looking for very easy paddling routes where one can safely…

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  • I Chose Australia

    I Chose Australia

    I chose Australia, where the coastline is an endless series of long (postcard perfect) beaches, and whales and dolphins jump out of the ocean as I gaze at the horizon. Sometimes crocodiles swim into the ocean and deadly jellyfish breed, as well, but only in the north. On the beaches of Manly the tiniest penguins…

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  • Where Is Home?

    Where Is Home?

    My city is Szeged, on the banks of River Tisza, close to the southeastern border of Hungary. This is my hometown, because the city where I was actually born never was and never felt like home. It’s Szeged where I grew up, attended kindergarten, school and high school. It’s Szeged where I spent my teenage…

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  • How To Get To Ghosties Beach Caves, Central Coast

    How To Get To Ghosties Beach Caves, Central Coast

    You know why it’s impossible to get bored of beaches in New South Wales? Not, not only because they’re insanely beautiful. But also because even when you feel you got to know an area quite well, one day you stumble upon a beach you’ve somehow never heard about before. And wow! You stand there, speechless,…

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  • 7 Days In Sydney Itinerary, Written By A Local

    7 Days In Sydney Itinerary, Written By A Local

    Are you planning a trip to Sydney and wondering how many days you need? One thing is for sure: visiting Sydney is a highlight on any Australian itinerary. With harbor views and fabulous beaches, iconic landmarks, friendly locals and a truly Australian laid-back vibe, Sydney is one of a kind. It’s still hard to believe…

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