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Six of the Best Small Bars in Inner City Sydney

In case you haven’t heard, Sydney’s nightlife has certainly taken a beating over the last few years. A combination of lock-out laws, and the gradual colonisation of inner-city suburbs by property developers has meant we’ve really had to fight for our right to party. But the announcement last week that the State Government is about…

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See in the Spring with some Sydney Fringe Festival Fun

Spring is here in Sydney, and we all know what that means. Time to throw off those long overcoats, don a pair of sunnies and get out and enjoy these beautiful crisp days before midsummer comes along and ruins it all with its humidity, mosquitoes, and cricket on every channel. Sydney’s night time entertainment scene…

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Guide to Sydney’s Best Street Markets

One of the best things about visiting to a new city is the opportunity to do some digging around in market stalls. So, while we don’t have the amazing all-under-one-roof Queen Victoria Markets like Melbourne does, there’s still plenty of top-notch rummaging to be done in the various neighbourhoods of Sydney. So whether you’re shopping…

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Where to Find Local Handmade Sustainable Souvenirs in Sydney

One of the best things about travelling to a new city is the anticipation of rummaging around in the local markets or craft shops for that hard-to-find item that would make the ideal tasteful gift, or that little piece of village craftwork that would look amazing in that empty corner of your living room.  In…

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24 Hours in Sydney – A Korean Perspective

One of the best things about Sydney is there are a whole range of people here from all corners of the globe. So whenever I feel like talking to someone with a different view on life,  I can just start up a conversation with someone and suddenly the world looks different. Of course, it helps…

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Only Got 24 Hours in Sydney? Here’s how to Make the Most of Your Time

One of the most frustrating things about only having a short time in a place is not having the time to figure out what to do next. You can easily waste time trying to get from one place to another, and not really know how long trips take, or how to use the transport. This…

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Meet our Nomination for the Worldwide Street Food 50 Competition – Great Aunty Three in Enmore

Urban Adventures is producing the world’s first-ever annual Top 50 list of the world’s best street food, nominated by locals in the know. In time, we’re hoping it will be similar to the New York Times’ Top 50 Places list, which has become an annual event on the travel calendar. This year we nominated one…

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The Vegan’s Guide to Eating in Sydney

Aussies may be very keen on their barbecue, but veganism is catching on pretty quickly around here. The classic beef burger is getting a good run for its money from some pretty tasty plant-based option and companies like Over the Moo have provided us with enough dairy-free salted caramel desserts, who needs the milk-based ones…

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13 More Must-Visit Places In Sydney

Last post we recommended BridgeClimb, aboriginal tours, fish markets, and a groovy pizza joint in Hunter Street. But there are tonnes more options if you have a few days to spare. So clear your itineraries, it’s time discover more fun stuff in this great metropolis of ours. Cool Cocktails The CBD is heaving with hip…

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13 Must Visit Places in Sydney

Let’s face it. Sydney’s is one of the world’s most spectacular cities. Here at Sydney Urban Adventures, we reckon we’re pretty much the experts when it comes to what to see and do in Sydney. Some like the Bridgeclimb incorporate some of Sydney’s well-known sites, while others are things only a local would know. So…

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Sydney Gay Pride 2019 – Some fun events to help you celebrate this year’s festival

It’s that time of year again when we paint the town rainbow and get set to celebrate Sydney Gay Pride 2019. This year’s Pride is a very special one because it’s the 50thanniversary of the Stonewall riots, in which many people were hospitalised after police raided the Stonewall Inn, a prominent gay bar in Greenwich…

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Vivid Sydney 2019 – Five Must-See Free Lightshow Events

Photo courtesy Tigger21st Looking for a fun way to explore Sydney by night? Vivid Sydney is the event for you. Every year, Sydney holds it Vivid festival, a 23-day extravaganza of light,…

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Sydney Celebrates Ramadan 2019

Photo courtesy Linda Paull It’s that time of year again when Sydney’s various Islamic communities get set to open their doors and celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. This year Sydney will celebrate the holy month between 5th…

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Finders/Keepers Winter Market Sydney 2019

Barangaroo by Night – Photo courtesy Tigger21st The Finders Keepers markets feature over 200 independent art and design stalls at Sydney’s newest cultural venue – The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve. Expect to buy incredible…

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Anzac Day 2019

What to do in Sydney on Anzac Day, 25th April 2019. So many choices… Image by Squirrel_photos from Pixabay Watch the ANZAC day dawn service at The Cenotaph on Sydney’s Martin Place…

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Just the Other Side of Sydney Harbour Bridge

For something completely different – A Tranquil place to visit Harbour Bridge viewed from Lavender Bay Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden in Lavender Street, Lavender Bay There a few ways you can get to the garden,  the ferry from Circular Quay to Luna Park, wander along the Harbour Foreshore…

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Sydney Mardi Gras Fearless 2019

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Is Back for 2019, and It’s More Fearless than Ever. It’s that time again when the streets of Sydney come alive with all the colours of…

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Chinese New Year 2019

Looking for Ways to Celebrate Sydney Chinese New Year Festival 2019? Why not Try Something Different this Year? Since the first Chinese migrants sailed into Sydney Cove in the early 1800s, they have been a strong presence in…

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Australia Day Sydney 2019

Looking to do Something Different for Australia Day 2019? Check Out these Great Events Attribution-free photo courtesy of Pixabay Australia Day 2019 offers a range of quirky activities as diverse as Australia itself from corroborees to a non-stop…

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Sydney Festival 2019 – Some Must-See Events that Won’t Break the Bank

Sydney Festival 2019’s Space–Themed Events, Barangaroo, Darling Harbour, and World Square Free photo courtesy of Pixabay 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and to celebrate this amazing collective achievement, Sydney Festival 2019 pays homage to all of the unsung heroes of space exploration….

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