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Architecture of Sydney

The architecture of Sydney is its living history. Discover the many chapters of Sydney’s history with these architectural images that tell an ever-changing story. Check out your favourite places and spaces that make Sydney CBD one of the world’s most spectacular city walks.

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It takes just 45 minutes to get out of Sydney and feel like you’ve switched to island time. You know this because the Ferry driver is the same guy who walks around the boat with a little plastic box selling one-way tickets. Once he’s done seeing everyone and having a chat, he flicks his long hair out of his eyes and chugs the engine into gear. As the small white ferry pulls… Read More

Under the haze of the Jacaranda blooms, there’s a spring in our step as we start our guided walking tour meandering through Sydney’s backstreets, taking in her famous lookouts and infamous characters. Its convict tales echoed in the textured cobbled pathways tell stories of survival, ambition and triumph. Today these corners are the hubs that give Sydney it’s cool cafe scene and hole in the wall coffee spots. As the sun filters… Read More

We sat on floor cushions with our MacBooks open and Queensland brochures spread haphazardly, half eaten wedges of tangy dhokla and cups of chai beside us. We were up to the last days of honeymoon planning when I suggested that perhaps they should extend, after all it’s no small feat to see Australia in a week, it takes longer to get married in India, why the short honeymoon? It’s not the first… Read More

“Over the years, Cockatoo Island was home to the sulphur-crested cockatoo’s and with their social, gregarious nature and attraction for the rich native flora of the island, I guess that’s how its name came to be and it’s exactly what makes people flock to the Island today. When we arrived on a weekday it was to school kids, tourists and locals alike, all keen to understand a little of the pioneering spirit… Read More

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