If you find yourself in Australia for a short period and you’re wondering which places to visit, choose only one place and have that place be Sydney since its amazing sights are destined to leave you coming back for more. Rather than trying to fit much as you can for a very short time, relax and truly experience the spirit of one city. You’ll learn much more about the people and feel the general vibe of the place. Here are some suggestions on what you can do while in this magical city.
Where to eat
Sydney is full of cute little breakfast cafes to start your day just right. Grounds of Alexandria is definitely one of the coolest ones. Its unique décor and lovely gardens will make you feel like you’re in a fantasy movie, not to mention the awesome food and coffee. Other great places to eat and enjoy a cup of coffee include Reuben Hills with their breakfast ice cream sandwich and Bourke St Bakery with their ginger brûlée tartlet.
Where to stay
There are a number of options for accommodation in Sydney. Of course, it all depends on your preferences and priorities. If you’d like to stay in a hotel, there are several lovely boutique hotels in Sydney, like this one for you to choose from. However, if you prefer more company and less pricey options, sharing accommodation works great as well.
What to see
There are places that you simply must see in Sydney. These include the Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge, the mesmerizing Royal Botanical gardens etc. If you like history, science or art, there are also museums in Sydney that might interest you. Have a look at the Museum of Contemporary Art or the amazing Australian National Maritime Museum. If you prefer the explorer route, get a map at almost any corner and start roaming the city. If you get tired of walking, hop on the Red Explorer Bus and continue sightseeing.
What to do for entertainment
Darling Harbor is ‘the’ place for entertainment in Sydney. Whether you’d like to see the Aquarium, visit Wildlife Sydney Zoo or to go to the cinema, this area has it all. When you decide to take a break, you can have dinner at one of the diners nearby and continue the fun afterwards. It comes to life in the evening, so don’t miss out on visiting this neighborhood.
Sydney is full of great places to see and things to do. Even without a plan, you could just start walking the streets and come across cool and intriguing places to visit. Plus, the people are very friendly and willing to help out. There are many tourists so you won’t feel like a stranger. All in all, the energy of this amazing city will get to you too.
Author Bio: Marie Nieves is a student and a lifestyle blogger who loves unusual trips, gadgets and creative ideas. She is an avid lover of photography interested in interior and exterior design and regular author on several blogs. You can find Marie on Facebook or follow her on Twitter.