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Top Things To Do In Sydney (The Ultimate Guide)

Sydney is Australia’s largest and most popular city, visited by millions of international travellers each year.

What sets Sydney apart from other international cities are the beautiful and world-famous Harbour, the unique landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, a near-perfect climate, a stunning coastline with countless beaches and also the thriving arts and culture scene.

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Chasing Waterfalls on the Waterfall Way

The Waterfall Way is a 185km scenic drive between Coffs harbour and Armidale, passing through New England and Dorrigo national parks, with numerous impressive waterfalls as the key attraction.

With so many impressive sights to visit, the Waterfall Way is a popular weekend destination in northern New South Wales. If you want to see everything and also do some of the walking trails, you will need two full days. However, further below you will find a customised itinerary in case you only have one day to spare in this beautiful part of the world.

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How to Start a Blog – a Step by Step Guide

People often ask me how to start a blog such as Best Sydney Walks. The answer isn’t that simple actually, so I’ve decided to dedicate an article to this topic that you can use as a helpful resource in case you’re keen to start a blog of your own.

Running a blog for most people is a hobby. A blog is a medium that you can use to share your thoughts, ideas and experiences with the rest of the world. A blog is something you own, it’s your little corner in the huge online community called the Internet.

For others, a blog is a way of making money, whether it be a modest little side-income stream, or a full-time income that pays all the bills.

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10 Best Lookouts in the Blue Mountains

One of the most popular tourist and weekend-getaway destinations in New South Wales is the famous Blue Mountains, a World Heritage listed area an hour away from Sydney.

Suitable to visit during all four seasons, the Greater Blue Mountains region consists of seven National Park areas and a conservation reserve. The Blue Mountains is home to a large number of impressive lookouts, some very popular, others not so well-known.

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10 Cafes in Sydney That Serve the Best Coffee

Sydney-siders have a true love affair with coffee. For many of us, coffee is the first thing on our minds when we wake up in the morning, so we want to make sure that we start the day with the best cup of coffee we can get our hands on.

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10 Secluded Beaches in Sydney You Should Visit This Summer

Sydney is blessed with more than 100 beaches, some big and world-renowned, others much smaller and not so well-known. With so many quality beaches available, Sydney is almost unrivalled in the world.

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16 Great Picnic Spots in and Around Sydney

Blessed with a pleasant climate and stunning natural scenery, Sydney is pretty much the perfect city to go out and have a picnic. With so many parks, reserves, beaches and lookouts to choose from, you’ll never run out of options in the weekends.

To make it easier for you, we’ve come up with a list of 16 of the best picnic spots in Sydney.

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8 Sydney Ice Skating Rinks to Try This Winter

Visit one of the below awesome Sydney ice skating rinks and experience the true winter spirit close to home. Ice skating is fun for the whole family, and Sydney has a great selection of indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks on offer.

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8 Most Scenic Running Tracks In Sydney

Sydney is not just great for hiking, it’s also the perfect city to go out for a nice run. Blessed with an almost perfect climate, Sydney has quite a few scenic running tracks, spoiling us with beautiful bays, parks, ocean cliffs and famous landmarks.

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12 Romantic Things to Do in Sydney

Sydney is undeniably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Harbour, the iconic tourist attractions, the many beaches, the numerous walking tracks, Sydney has a lot of fun and exciting stuff to offer. Not just for the everyday tourist, but also for the local Sydney-siders.

All these awesome attractions make Sydney also the perfect city to get your romance on. Move over Paris, Rome and Barcelona. If you really want to get romantic with your partner as a couple, Sydney is where you need to be!

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