08 Jan

Sydney’s best paddleboarding locations

Stand up paddleboarding at Bondi Beach

Paddleboarding is a great way to enjoy a day in the sunshine and take in Sydney’s stunning harbour and coastline surroundings.

Spend a day on the water at some of Sydney’s best paddleboarding locations:

Bondi Beach

Head out on to the water on your own or join a community of paddleboarders at the iconic Bondi Beach. There are plenty of classes available for paddlers of all experience levels, whether you’re just starting out or looking to refine your technique. For …

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05 Jan

Celebrate Australia Day 2015 in Sydney!

The Havaianas Australia Day Challenge

Held on the 26th of January each year, Australia Day is a public holiday dedicated to celebrating Australia’s unique culture and society, and commemorating the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet in Port Jackson.

Join in the celebrations for Australia Day in Sydney with these great events taking place across the city.

The Australia Day Concert at the Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House forecourt hosts two free Australia Day concerts featuring some of the country’s brightest musical acts. …

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23 Dec

Top 5 Sydney Festival experiences in 2015

Sydney Festival 2014 - Parrammata

Sydney Festival is an eclectic annual celebration featuring the biggest and best of the world’s performing and visual arts, with around 400 performances and 1,000 artists in more than 30 venues around town.

From late-night burlesque to alfresco concerts, international theatre, major art installations to contemporary dance, check out the incredible range of free and ticketed events during this month-long program from 8 – 26 January, 2015.

Here’s a look back at some of the highlights of Sydney Festival 2014.…

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12 Dec

Romantic things to do in Sydney

Young couple at Kirribilli

Looking for somewhere romantic to take that special someone? Offering fantastic waterfront dining, picturesque picnic spots, outdoor cinemas and a diverse calendar of events, Sydney is home to many places that can set the mood for a romantic day or night out.

Get planning your next date night, or celebrate a milestone with a loved one with one of these romantic things to do in Sydney.

Outdoor cinemas

For a fancier affair than a visit to the local cinema, catch …

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10 Dec

Top 7 free events in Sydney this summer

Free events in Sydney City

Sydney is a hub of activity with a great range of events celebrating music, culture, food and the holiday season! Add this list of free events to your things to do in Sydney this summer and discover more reasons to say #ilovesydney.

Sydney City Christmas Lights on now until 25 December

For Christmas trees with a twist, visit Pitt Street Mall’s LEGO® Christmas Tree or Martin Place’s digitally interactive tree, where you can send messages to be displayed on …

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08 Dec

Featured Photographer: Seb Ruiz

Bondi Beach Sunrise

I grew up along the Eastern Beaches, and often think it would be hard to live away from the ocean. Finding new ways to show the world my perspective on such an incredible place we live in is part of my passion for creating images that people love. Learning about photography came from a desire to document my holidays. I was curiously interested in the technical bits of taking a good photograph, and the creativity required to create a great …

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04 Dec

Best vantage points for the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2014

The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is one of Australia’s iconic sporting events that sets sail on Boxing Day, 26 December, each year.

First held in 1945, the competition is hailed as one of the world’s most demanding long ocean races, attracting participants from across the globe that complete the 628 nautical mile course in yachts of varied shapes and sizes.

Join the thousands of spectators that line Sydney Harbour to watch the magnificent site of the fleet leaving Sydney …

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03 Dec

The Christmas spirit lights up Sydney city

Christmas Tree in Martin Place

The Christmas season is an exciting time to be in Sydney, with a diverse range of family-friendly events, light displays and performances around various Sydney city precincts.

Celebrate this time of year by spending a night in Sydney exploring these various festive hubs.

Pitt Street Mall

Sydney’s popular fashion hub at Pitt Street Mall delights shoppers with Christmas-themed visual displays. See the largest LEGO® Christmas Tree in the Southern Hemisphere located outside Westfield Sydney. Made from 5 million lego pieces, …

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02 Dec

Summer in Sydney

Kirribilli and Sydney Harbour

Millions are expected to visit Sydney this Summer to soak up the sunny days, balmy nights and exciting calendar of events. A shiny new time-lapse video, Summer in Sydney, shows in a flash that it’s all about getting outdoors, enjoying the warm weather and checking out new restaurants and attractions all over the city. Ferries, harbour pools, seaplanes, sunsets, paddling, surfing and even ballerinas – it’s got the lot.

Timelapse Credit: Filippo Rivetti

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01 Dec

Featured Photographer: Sunrise 365

Curl Curl Sunrise, Northern Beaches

Since November 2013 we have been going out every single morning in all weather conditions to take photographs of sunrises in our beautiful Sydney. We are Pavel Trotsenko and Lena Postnova, a married couple that loves photography. In everyday life Lena is a newborn photographer and Pavel is a video shooter and producer.

After a few years of experience of living in the Sydney south-west area we moved to the Northern Beaches. That when the idea of taking 365 pictures …

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