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Andrew Smith, will be conducting The Funster Experiment; to prove New South Wales is the most fun place in the world.

How? By uncovering 802,000 moments of fun over the next few months - one for each square kilometre of the state. You can follow his adventures below and across @SydneyFun social networks.


Posted on 13-Mar 2014 by

Glitter, Glitz, Glamour and Love

What happens when you take 9,100 people completely glammed out in costume, 400kg of glitter, 250 motorcycles, 144 different floats, and put them all on a 5.9km parade route through Sydney? Read more

Posted on 13-Feb2014 by

Australia Day; Dawn ’til Dusk

Since this is my first time living in Sydney, this was also my first Australia Day experience full of pride and energy. Read more

Posted on 13-Jan2014 by

The fun starts on the Central Coast

New South Wales is huge. It’s a big task to try and document all the fun to be had in this state, but I have to start somewhere!! Read more

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  • NSW, the Most Fun Place in the World?

    Andrew Smith, winner of the Best Job in the World for NSW, is here to prove that New South Wales is the Most Fun Place in the World. His journey starts with NYE in Sydney.

  • How much fun can you have in Sydney and NSW, Australia?

    I'm halfway through proving that Sydney and NSW are the most fun places in the world! See what I have experienced so far

  • Amazing Trampoline Fun in Sydney

    Here's what happened when I visited Flip Out Campbelltown, a huge trampoline arena.

  • What's the most fun ride at WET 'N' WILD Sydney?

    I went to Sydney's water park Wet N Wild to find out what the most fun ride is.

  • Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade 2014

    The Sydney Mardi Gras Parade is the biggest event of its kind in the world.

  • Drumming in the Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves

    Q: What does it sound like to play the drums inside Jenolan Caves? (Australia's Most Famous Caves) A: EPIC!!!!! Epic!!! epic.....!

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    Less than two hours from Sydney city the world Heritage-listed Blue Mountains is an amazing place to have an adventure.

  • Super Slow Motion Elvis Water Balloon Fight

    Super Slo-Mo Water Balloon fight between a bunch of Elvis impersonators and Andrew Our Chief Funster.

  • My experience at the Tamworth Country Music Festival 2014

    In Jan 2014, I attended the Tamworth Country Music Festival. This was my entry in the music video category.

  • What it's like to race in the Bathurst 12hr?

    12 hours of non-stop racing around Australia's most iconic track Mount Panorama. It's the ultimate Aussie endurance race.

  • My Fun Weekend on the Central Coast

    The fun starts here at the Central Coast, NSW just 1.5 hrs drive north from Sydney. Here's everything I did in just one weekend, seriously!

  • Surf New South Wales

    With more than 1,300km of coastline dotted with sandy shores, NSW is basically one long clean break. From the glamorous beachfronts of Manly and Bronte in Sydney, to the surfing meccas of Lennox Heads and Port Macquarie in the state's north, to Wollongong, Batemans Bay and Merimbulain the south, the state is tailor-made for surfing safaris.

  • NSW Working Holidays

    The Australian Government encourages cultural exchanges and closer international ties by allowing young travellers from certain countries to supplement their income with short-term employment and stay in the country for up to twelve months. For those who qualify, there's a heap of awesome jobs waiting to filled in New South Wales. Many young travellers use this as a way to experience the authentic Australian lifestyle and fund their travel across Australia.

  • Backpack New South Wales

    Thousands of years before backpackers created the Hippie Trail, the Indigenous Australians used to go 'walkabout' around what is now New South Wales. In colonial times life on the road was taken up a notch, when prospectors, shearers and stockman travelled with lightweight bedrolls called swags.

  • Part 6 - Full Circle

    Reminisce all the good times on the Unmapped roadtrip by watching the last instalment now.

  • Part 1 - The Open Road

    What happens when you combine an Aussie, an American, a Kiwi, 2 Canucks, and a Brit, you put them in 1 bus and send them on a 30 day road trip through New South Wales with no itinerary?

  • Part 2 - Into It All

    DJ Alison Wonderland joins our bloggers to show them around

  • Part 3 - The Social Life

    UK blogger John O'Nolan gives his perspective on NSW and the #unmapped project.