27 Feb

Experience authentic Aboriginal Culture in Botany Bay

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Experience authentic Aboriginal culture at the First Hand Workshops and Markets launching on Sunday, 2 March, at Bare Island, La Perouse in Botany Bay.

The island, accessible by footbridge, will be transformed into an Aboriginal arts festival on the first Sunday of every month.

Practice the healing Djaadjawaan dance, create your own shell art or discover how to make a traditional spear in one of the many workshops on offer.

Kids can learn too on a Catch N Cook tour …

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12 Jan

Sydney Harbour Kitchen: Sean Connolly

Sydney Harbour

Award winning Chef Sean Connolly cooks delicious dishes in and around the foreshores of Sydney Harbour.

As he cooks he also explores the great locations and local produce Sydney has to offer including Pyrmont, Taronga Zoo, Elizabeth Bay and Sydney Harbour.

Recipes will be released on a weekly basis every Friday on his YouTube channel. Some dishes to date have been salmon and rocket salad, barbecued lamb, scampi sashimi, watermelon & feta salad, mexican toastie and a mouthwatering festive pavlova.…

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17 Jun

The Proof is in the Pudding at Pyrmont Markets

Proof is in the Pudding

Locals and visitors to Sydney alike will find plenty to like about the Pyrmont Markets this winter thanks to the return of The Proof is in the Pudding on the first Saturdays of July and August.

This fun breakfast event has plenty of foodie appeal – and if you’re particularly keen on long and luxurious breakfasts, this is the perfect thing for you.

The Proof is in the Pudding is a collaboration between Dessertmakers and Pepe Saya and during the …

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23 Apr

Go shopping in Sydney this winter

Queen Victoria Building

Even in sunny Sydney, we can get some chilly winter weather from time to time – and if the mercury is dropping, it might be the perfect opportunity to go shopping in Sydney! While shopping is a great activity at any time of year, it’s a particularly fun way to experience Sydney in winter.

Whether your preference is high-end designs or market bargains, the harbour city has something for every shopper – here’s a quick guide to some of our …

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17 Apr

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia Blogger Q&A

Stephanie Kramer Watermelon Crush

Every year, the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia sets up in Sydney to celebrate the fashion and culture that define our Australian style. For the first time, Carriageworks at Eveleigh (near Redfern) became the nation’s style attraction as Australia’s most innovative fashion designers, red carpet celebrities and retailers joined in a style-packed spectacular. This year’s event ran from 8- 12 April and unveiled the Spring Summer 2013/14 collection.

Today, we talked to two of our favourite fashion and style bloggers …

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10 Dec

Glebe – One of Sydney’s Hidden Gems

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Glebe is one of those parts of Sydney that people often hear about when visiting, but usually never get the chance.  With so many locals often praising Glebe and what it has to offer, isn’t it time you jumped on a bus and headed over?

It’s always amazing how the suburbs close to Sydney’s CBD can be so unique, and that is more than likely how you will feel about Glebe. Only three kilometres out of Sydney’s centre and close …

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31 Oct

There’s Nothing Like…Checking out the Sydney Weekend Markets

Sydney is home to many different markets – some happen once or twice a month, and some happen every weekend, weather permitting. These markets offer everything you could think of, whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it!

Paddy’s Markets – Sydney’s biggest market in the city runs every Thursday to Sunday at Haymarket (near Chinatown) and Flemington (near Sydney Olympic Park). This market caters to both locals and tourists, with over 1,000 stalls that sell various products including clothing and …

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31 Oct

There’s Nothing Like… Shopping at Paddington Markets in Sydney

Looking for a bustling inner-citymarket surrounded by quaint shops and restaurants? How about a place that sells a range of beautiful Australian made goods. If this scene appeals to you, Paddington Markets in Sydney is your destination each and every Saturday starting at 10am.

Soak up the one of a kind market atmosphere that features everything from original artwork, to handcrafted jewellery, and an excellent array of locally inspired food, drinks and styles. The friendly and professional merchants at Paddington …

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20 Jul

Bean around the world

The sun was shining on Sydney this weekend

Sydney sparkled this weekend with gorgeous Winter weather and for 120,000 Sydneysiders there was no better place to be than The Rocks for this year’s Aroma Festival.

With stalls lining the historic streets that surround the Harbour, festival drinkers buzzed from the Latin Quarter to the Orient, from the Continent to the Oasis, sampling coffee, tea, chocolate and spices under blue, blue skies.

While the Mayan Coffee + Xocolat stall commanded the longest line for the caffeine addicted masses, Tejas …

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28 May

Rozelle Markets

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I have one day off a week to do anything I like, and I cannot really remember a time where my heart did not jump for joy looking out the window knowing that it is a clear blue sky permitting my favourite market in Sydney to be on.

Most people on their day off may take it easy, strolling out of bed at any given hour– but for me–the thought of missing the morning buzz of the markets is enough …

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