Living in Sydney

The point of me undertaking a working holiday visa was not only to travel but also to live in a different country. I haven’t ruled out emigrating to another country in the future if the UK still isn’t doing it for me, and so I’m treating this year almost as a trial run for any future plans I may have. Luckily, from February to early June I will be working as an au pair for a wonderful family living in Killara, NSW, about a 20 minute train journey from central Sydney.

I feel like this period of my travels presents the perfect opportunity not only for me to experience an authentic Australian lifestyle, but also to run a little series regarding things to do in Sydney. Not the stereotypical backpacker things like climbing the Harbour Bridge and touring the Opera House, but the day-to-day things, stuff only ‘Sydneysiders’ tend to really know about. Each week I will embark upon an adventure within Sydney that is not only a bit less well-known but also budget friendly, and blog about it as I go. And I shall call it Living in Sydney.

– W/C 9 February 2015 – Living in Sydney: 1
Balls Head Reserve, a walk across Sydney Harbour Bridge and The Rocks Weekend Market.

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– W/C 16 February 2015 – Living in Sydney: 2
North Sydney Olympic Swimming Pool and Mardi Gras Fair Day.

IMG_2511W/C 23 February 2015 – Living in Sydney: 3
Farm life in Singleton and Hunter Valley wine tasting.
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– W/C 2 March 2015 – Living in Sydney: 4
Sydney Olympic Park
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W/C 30 March 2015 – Living in Sydney: 5
Sailing around Sydney Harbour in a private yacht!SydneyBridge

W/C 30 March 2015 – Living in Sydney: 6
Free Sydney Walking Tour
IMG_2933W/C 4 May 2015 – Living in Sydney: 7
Manly ferry and Manly
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