Posts Tagged ‘Sydney’

Vivid Sydney – a festival through May and June

If you’re visiting Australia during the end of May, you may be interested in the Vivid Sydney festival which takes place until 9 June 2014. It’s a festival of light and music, which sees the city transformed by colourful displays and performances.

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Sydney set for a wet summer with the arrival of Wet ‘n’ Wild

West Sydney is set to launch it’s newest water park – Wet ‘n’ Wild on December 12, ready for the summer season. With over 30 water slides, the park is set to offer something a little different from its Gold Coast counterpart with its own unique attractions and decorations. (more…)

Sydney to come alive in New Years Eve celebrations

It may be a little early to think about ringing out the year already but if you want to do it on the other side of the world, in the most iconic city, then you might want to start planning right now!

Over 1.6 million visitors flock to the city each year to be one of the first people in the world to ring in the new year, with many people sticking around in January for the Sydney Festival and the culture it offers.  (more…)

Brits flocking to Australia for the Ashes – A Guide to the Ashes cities

As the Ashes are due to start at the end of November, many Brits are making preparations to head Down Under to catch England play against long-time cricket rivals Australia.

This is the first time that the Ashes have been played twice in one year. Usually series are held approximately every two years, but this new one-of change in schedule will ensure that the Ashes will not fall before the Cricket World Cup, which will take the pressure off of the cricket teams’ schedules.

The five venues for the matches are The Gabba in Brisbane, Adelaide Oval, WACA Ground in Perth, Melboune Cricket Ground, and the Sydney Cricket Ground. Here are a few things that you can do in each of the cities if you’re planning on visiting to support England. (more…)