Posts Tagged ‘sydney’

Insider Tips: Sydney

Insider Tips: Sydney

Young entrepreneur Richard Graham launched My Sydney Detour to offer visitors to Sydney an opportunity to see the city like a local for a day – from the back seat of a meticulously-restored 1964 EH Holden Premier, the stylish, iconic vehicle of mid-twentieth century Australia. (more…)

Style city: Sydney Design Festival

Style city: Sydney Design Festival

The Sydney Design Festival kicks off tomorrow, with a host of exhibitions and activities planned over the 16-day event.

Produced by the Powerhouse Museum, the festival celebrates design across Sydney. (more…)

Great savings on Australian wilderness retreats

Great savings on Australian wilderness retreats

It might scorching over here, but Australia is now heading into autumn, when the blistering sun takes a bit of a break and the oppressive temperatures that characterise much of the summer months drop down to a pleasant mid-to-low 20°C. (more…)

Sydney lights up winter down under

Sydney lights up winter down under

For those of us who may think Australia hibernates into a cosy winter around this time of year, the beaming lights of Vivid Sydney are set to put the record straight. The 18-day event is billed as ‘a celebration of light, music and ideas’, and the sight of the iconic sails of the city’s opera house lit by a rainbow of colours is one not to miss. (more…)

Something for the weekend, sir?

Something for the weekend, sir?

Gowings used to be the store of choice for Sydney gents in search of a suit or a moustache wax. Now it has been reborn as QT Sydney, a 200-room hotel with a day spa and a New York-style bar and grill. (more…)

Where are you? At a luxury hotel in Sydney

Where are you? At a luxury hotel in Sydney

This year’s winner of the Conde Nast Traveller Grand Prize Drawer will enjoy an unforgettable holiday at the five-star Observatory Hotel.

Over the past year, thousands of readers have entered our monthly ‘Where are you?’ competition. (more…)

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