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I’m Free Tours, Sydney

Posted in Australia, Sydney on a budget on 18th April 2013 | Leave a comment

For a big city that attracts a lot of tourists, the idea of a free walking tour might seem a little alien. In February 2009, however, Ross and Justine set up the ‘I’m Free’ walking tours of Sydney …

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Free Wi-Fi in Sydney, Australia

Posted in Australia, Sydney on a budget on 22nd February 2013 | Leave a comment

Most people these days will find that their hotel or hostel offers Wi-Fi but with smartphones and sometimes astronomical roaming charges, free Wi-Fi is something a lot of us search out during the day. If you’re …

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Twilight Parade, Chinese New Year in Sydney

Posted in Australia, Festivals, Sydney on a budget on 19th February 2013 | 1 comment

On Sunday 17th February, Sydney’s streets between Town Hall and Chinatown were packed with spectators who had all turned out to watch the Twilight Parade, one of the biggest and most spectacular celebrations of Chinese New …

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Harbour Bridge fireworks, Sydney

Posted in Australia, Sydney on a budget on 30th December 2011 | Leave a comment

It wouldn’t be New Year in Sydney without watching the fireworks and things don’t just kick off at midnight, New Year is almost a day-long event here. The City of Sydney website has a map of fireworks …

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Free CBD Shuttle, Sydney

Posted in Australia, Sydney on a budget on 19th October 2010 | Leave a comment

It doesn’t quite compete with Melbourne’s sightseeing tram but if it’s raining in central Sydney or you’ve got too many bags you can take the free CBD bus. Look out for No. 555, which runs between Central …

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