Articles Tagged ‘Sydney’

Don’t Shoot the Messenger: Sydney Named Worst Australian City

Don’t Shoot the Messenger: Sydney Named Worst Australian City February 18, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
As voted by its own citizens, Aussies have voted Sydney as the worst Australian city among the eight largest metropolitan centers. According to the NZ Herald, the order, from best to worst, is: Adelaide Canberra Melbourne Perth Hobart Brisbane Darwin Sydney Sydneysiders took exception to its natural...

4 Wild Cities to Ring in the New Year

4 Wild Cities to Ring in the New Year December 15, 2010 | General | Read More
This post was written by our friends at Simonseeks.com. It’s nearly that time again: when we arrange elaborate party plans to welcome in the New Year and attempt to have the most exciting and fun start to 2011 as possible. Unfortunately, celebrating the New Year doesn’t always turn out that way...

Oprah Audience Explodes When Told They Are Accompanying Her To Australia

Oprah Audience Explodes When Told They Are Accompanying Her To Australia September 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Oprah’s mega talk-show — viewed by over 40 million Americans and a further 30 million in 147 countries — is heading to Australia to film an episode, according to news.com.au. During the inaugural show of her 25th — and last — season, she announced to the 300 audience members...

Lou Reed Takes Sydney Opera House To The Dogs

Lou Reed Takes Sydney Opera House To The Dogs May 14, 2010 | Sydney, Travel News | Read More
Lou Reed has recently been touring with music inspired by his 1975 concept album “Metal Machine Music,” which combined the complete absence of melody and vocals with unending feedback.  Where could the former Velvet Underground member possibly go from there? On June 5, he’ll be in...

Spiders, Cobras, and Moose, Oh My! 16 Animals to Avoid on Your Next Trip

Spiders, Cobras, and Moose, Oh My! 16 Animals to Avoid on Your Next Trip April 19, 2010 | Featured, Travel Safety | Read More
Exploring nature and observing animals in their natural habitats is one of the better experiences a traveler can have while on the road. While most of the animals you’ll observe out in the wild are relatively harmless, there are a particular few that become aggressive when humans enter their domain....

Sydney Mancation, Darlinghurst-Style

Sydney Mancation, Darlinghurst-Style September 29, 2009 | Sydney | Read More
My mates are coming down to Sydney, and they want to holiday like men… well, what is that men do in Sydney? Truth is, they do all kinds of things. A lot of them sit at home scratching their bums. Others do nuclear physics just for kicks. Or they watch sport. Rugby League is the city’s football...

Photo Friday: Beach Read

Photo Friday: Beach Read June 26, 2009 | Photo Friday, Sydney | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? Here’s a hint: this place is named for him but enjoyed by both… UPDATE 6/29: The photo was taken in Sydney at Manly Beach. Consisting of three sections, Queenscliff, North Steyne and South Steyne, Manly Beach is popular with both tourists...

Travel Deals Roundup: Get Down Under

Travel Deals Roundup: Get Down Under March 18, 2009 | Travel Deals | Read More
Spring into the Southern Hemisphere with some amazing airfare deals: You may remember we mentioned New Zealand in our post on the top 5 destinations to visit during a recession. Now it’s finally more affordable to get there! Qantas recently announced their “travel stimulus” offer to...