When the sun shines, which it very often does, the emerald city of Sydney in the fabled land of Oz is stunning.


Pale blonde sands, blue skies and glistening bodies of water backdrop an embarrassment of fabulous food, shopping and outdoor activities, and it's easy to see why other cities turn green with envy. So, go on, you big hunk o' spunk, get in there...

It is risky to try and drown yourself just for the sake of being rescued by a strapping lifeguard. If, however, you are drowning, Bondi has the best looking ones.

There’s really no bad time to visit. Dec-Jan is summery, hot n’ happenin’; Feb can be moist; Mar-May is clear and blissful; Jul-Aug gets nippy, but has blue skies.

From Our Editors

Spell & The Gypsy Jul 17

Spell & The Gypsy's Guide to Byron Bay

One half of Byron Bay fashion sensation Spell & The Gypsy Collective, Elizabeth Abegg shares her top spots in the neighbourhood.

An Australian phrase that may be of use...

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