22 Aug

Featured Photographer: Brett Rylance

Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay

I started my photographic journey in 1990 when I purchased my first SLR. I was in the Royal Australian Navy at the time and we were off on a seven month deployment around the world. I wanted to bring back some images of Europe and the Americas to share with my family and it sparked my passion for photography.

Unfortunately I didn’t make the early transition to digital photography. I kept my SLR for many years but it ended up …

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18 Aug

Sydney’s best running trails

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival invites runners, joggers and walkers to experience one of Australia’s most scenic courses along Sydney Harbour on Sunday, 21 September, 2014.

The festival’s four events - the Sydney Marathon, Sydney Half Marathon, Bridge Run and Family Fun Run – allow people of all ages and abilities the opportunity to run across the Sydney Harbour Bridge and take in other Sydney sights including the Sydney Opera House.

Get training ahead of the festival by exploring some …

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05 Aug

Meet the Qantas Wallabies during the 2014 Bledisloe Cup Festival

Bledisloe Cup 2014

Celebrate trans-Tasman rivalry and meet members of the Qantas Wallabies during the Bledisloe Cup Festival’s exciting line-up of events ahead of the Bledisloe Cup test match at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium on Saturday, 16 August.

The Qantas Wallabies’ pursuit of their first Bledisloe Cup triumph since 2002 has begun in Country New South Wales, with the team embarking on Bush2Bledisloe this week, a five-day rural road trip through Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst and Penrith. Fans in all four communities have the unique …

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27 Jul

Featured Photographer: Spookfish

Coogee Beach - Sunrise

Welsh-born photographer Rhys-John Davies is the creative force that drives Spookfish Photography. Having relocated to Sydney’s beautiful Eastern beaches four years ago, he is now bringing his portfolio of work to the world.

With a background in electronics, Rhys-John has always been involved with cameras in one form or another throughout his career. From this exposure to cameras on a daily basis; photography seemed to be a natural extension of his day job.

Having captured many of Wales’ beautiful valleys, …

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15 Jul

Featured Photographer: Brad Chilby

Fisherman's Bay Jetty, Port Hacking River - Image Credit Chilby Photography

I am a very passionate landscape photographer from Wollongong on the NSW South Coast.

I love being out in nature and exploring new places and photography is perfect for this. It has taken me on many journeys thus far and I hope there is many more to come.

It really is amazing just how many hidden gems are right here in our own backyard to explore, whether that’s in Illawarra region, the South Coast, Blue Mountains, Snowy Mountains or anywhere …

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04 Jul

Parent/lifestyle bloggers reveal their favourite child-friendly destinations in Sydney

Taronga Zoo

Enjoy the winter school holidays with these tips on Sydney’s child-friendly destinations from some of Sydney’s best parenting and lifestyle blogs.

Discover more NSW winter school holiday and Sydney winter school holiday ideas here.

Rikki from Stay at Home Mum

“I always stayed away from museums with my kids because, quite frankly, they are horrible little things that cannot behave and I feared they would knock down a dinosaur or play hide and seek among the sculptures. But, they actually …

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16 Jun

Featured Photographer: Gina Jirina Duckers

Sydney Opera House

I am a portrait and landscape photographer with my own studio in Rozelle called GINA D PHOTO. I mainly specialise in wedding, family, fashion and corporate portraits. Landscape and cities photography is more of a hobby on top of the regular business. I love to travel and have already seen so many parts of the world as I originally come from Europe but have studied and worked in the US. I speak 4 different languages fluently. While travelling, I enjoy …

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13 Jun

Sydney Winter Festival

Child skating at Sydney Winter Festival. Image: The Winter Festival

The Winter Festival will takeover Darling Harbour from 13 June to 13 July 2014.

Now in its sixth year, the festival’s main draw card is a huge open-air ice skating rink offering fun for all ages, including families during the NSW winter school holidays.

Other festival highlights include ice hockey shootouts, figure skating performances, and the Cool Yule Snow Pit. Slide down the 25 metre inflatable Thredbo Snow Slide at Tumbalong Park, and see Sydney Harbour in a whole new …

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10 Jun

Things to do in Sydney over the winter school holidays

Winter Festival Darling Harbour

Enjoy Sydney’s exciting family-friendly events during the NSW winter school holidays between the 30th of June and 11 July 2014.

Find more school holiday activities with these NSW winter school holiday ideas.

Cool Yule Darling Harbour (13 June – 13 July)

Enjoy Darling Harbour’s month long Cool Yule event. The pinnacle of Cool Yule is the Winter Festival‘s iconic open-air ice rink in Tumbalong Park. Watch ice hockey shootouts and figure skating, slide down the 25-metre inflatable Thredbo Snow Slide, …

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06 Jun

Where to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Sydney

The Socceroos qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Image Credit: Fox Sports

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is set to kick off in Brazil on 13 June. Head to these Sydney venues to watch the Socceroos as they try and bring the world cup home to Australia!

Enmore Theatre  (Enmore)

118-132 Enmore Road, Newtown

Sydney’s iconic Enmore Theatre will open its doors to football fans this June when it screens all of Australia’s and Greece’s 2014 FIFA World Cup matches live. Thousands of soccer fans made their way to the Enmore Theatre …

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