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Sydney – A City with Intermingling of Land and Sea

Australia is impossible to imagine without the city of Sydney. Sydney is at the top of every traveler’s list for good reasons. It is a rapidly growing city and economy with the cultural heritage and diversity. 

This vibrant city is an inviting fusion of world-famous landmarks, historic buildings, bays, and iconic beaches. You are going to find excitement at every stop. Plan to stay for a week to enjoy every bit as there is so much to explore in Sydney.  

  • How to get there

 To fly directly into Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport, Cathay Pacific has come forth with international flights from many global hubs. Afterward, you can book a taxi or train in advance for a 20-minute ride to this magnificent city. To settle down your bewilderment, our tour guide will help you out in every possible way.

Let’s delve into Sydney’s popular attractions and must-do experiences:

  • BONDI BEACH – A famous stretch of sand 

You can’t escape from Sydney’s spectacular seaside suburb to experience the Australian sunshine. This beach is just 8 kilometers away from the city beautiful. Don’t forget to immerse yourself in “the Bondi Bubble.” 

For good swimmers, make sure you swim between the flags to avoid any misfortune. For casual strolls, you can get along with the locals from the beach to Coogee coastal trail. Bondi Icebergs is for winter swimming. You will find designer shops, incredible surfers, amazing cafes, and restaurants to keep you occupied.

  • Incredible Wildlife 

Giving a visit to Taronga Zoo Sydney is the best way to get close to the Australian Wildlife. This zoo is home to more than 4,000 animals including both native and exotic. You can come near to gorillas, giraffes, chimpanzees, tigers, leopards, kangaroos, koala bears, and sea lions. 

Have you ever experienced having a glance at wildlife by tackling the treetop Wild Ropes? We bet you won’t get an opportunity to confront the wildlife from such a new perspective. It includes zip-lines, rope climbs, suspended bridges, and various other high rope challenges. To experience a close encounter with animals, you can stay at the safari-style tents at the zoo. 

  • SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE – A masterpiece

This 20th Century architecture has a lot to offer. It was designed by a Danish architect Jorn Utzon. Take a stroll inside and outside the Opera House with the help of a tour guide. Sydney’s National Opera House hosts more than 40 performances each week in Circular Quay. Book a ticket in advance for an upcoming opera to experience the incredible acoustics. 

If you are curious to know how about off-stage, register yourself for a two-hour backstage tour. You can have a glance at the behind-the-scenes domain of performers. You will be served a complete breakfast in the green room. This touring thing starts at 7 a.m. To call it off, you can plan to dine at Peter Gilmore’s restaurant, Bennelong. 

  • SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE – Australia’s grandest engineering feat 

This place has the nickname “The Coathanger”. This bridge is 134 meters high above sea level. You can take a stroll or cycle around this huge structure. If you opt to explore this place, book a BridgeClimb to get yourself to the top of the steel ribs to relish the most astounding views of the city center.

You can unravel the history and construction on the way up. You can enjoy an amazing view of the bridge at Pylon Lookout. 

  • BLUE MOUNTAINS 

If you want to experience Sydney in a completely different way, head to the Blue Mountains National Park. It invites you to discover tall forests, sandstone cliffs, waterfalls, and bushland. You can explore this place with mountain biking, abseiling, or on foot. These mountains cover around one million hectares area. Further, you can head to Scenic World in Katoomba for a unique perspective. 

For food lovers, you can dine at Australia’s most awarded restaurants such as Quay, Aria, Mr. Wong, Chin Chin, Firedoor to explore your favorite cuisines. Australia has a huge list of incredible events such as Vivid Sydney, Sydney’s New Year festivities, Sydney Gay, Sydney Lunar Festival, and so on. 

Book your tickets to get a mini break from the weariness of your monotonous routine.

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Pacific Edge Hotel has a plan to get you out of work

Joie De Vivre‘s Pacific Edge Hotel of Laguna Beach is now offering the Occupation Vacation Package ($299) from now until September with stays available Thursday night into Friday and Sunday night into Monday. The package includes the hotel room and a private surf-inspired indoor/outdoor cabana as well as bottomless Bloody Marys from 12 – 2 PM (all drinks are doubles during this time). Also included is a copy of the movie Office Space and a list of excuses why you need to take the day off. 647 South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. 949-281-5709.

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Get a ‘Jumpstart’ on your bikini body at Shore Hotel

Shore Hotel in Santa Monica wants you to help you get in shape for the summer. The “Bikini Jumpstart” package offers: overnight accommodations, one-day cleanse with eight juices from Pressed Juicery, detoxifying body scrub and use of the Infrared Sauna at Tikkun Holistic Spa, map of Santa Monica with outlined walking and running trails. The package starts at $469 per night. Call 800-599-1515 to book. 1515 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

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Get free park admission during National Park Week

Get your RVs ready America! National Park Week is April 21 – 29 meaning free park admission to nearly 400 national parks across the U.S. for nine days. This year’s celebration is themed “Picture Yourself in a National Park.” Special events and activities have been planned for NPW, visit nationalparkweek.org for a calendar of events and additional information.

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The return of Breakfast in Beverly Hills

Returning for its fourth year is Breakfast in Beverly Hills. From March 1st to June 30, visitors who stay two to three nights at one of the 8 select Beverly Hills Hotels will receive a night free. For participating guests, each hotel will also be offering complimentary breakfast for each day of their stay, available anytime, any place – within the hotel property of course, and accommodates dietary needs.