Category: Australia

Suburbs of Sydney V: Cafe society and classic cars in Balmain

View from Balmain Pier, Sydney,New South Wales

  Just 6 km across Sydney Harbour from the CBD (Central Business District) lies the genteel suburb of Balmain. The area has come a long way since its pre-colonial use as a kangaroo hunting ground, a nineteenth century working class industrial hub, and the birthplace of the Australian Labor Party. Workers cottages and terraces are

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Swings and roundabouts in Canberra

¬†Canberra has added the cool to the cultural Canberra- buzzing or boring? Situated inland, far from ocean or beach, in cool climate highlands, the Australian capital is the country’s most unusual city. The seat of a notoriously raucous parliament, spilling prime ministers like Friday night beers, this planned city of government is often shunned by

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High street fashion

Stay and Play Fashion Festival Street Party Glenelg

After the haute couture of the Adelaide Fashion Festival featuring top South Australian designers and elite brands, it was time to take it to the streets. The Stay and Play street party in Glenelg was a celebration of all that’s on offer in the high street – from fashion to food. If the Fashion Festival

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