Author(s): Lee Atkinson
There is simply nowhere in the world like Sydney, Australia. Offering environments that rarely sit side by side - a strikingly beautiful natural setting, a major international gateway and commercial hub, and a culturally rich and diverse metropolis, this jewel in Australia's crown was again voted the number one city in the world by the Anholt City Brands Index. Sydney Day By Day will give international visitors access to the most iconic sights and diverse experiences, including neighbourhood walking tours in Circular Quay and the historic Rocks area, cosmopolitan China Town and Darling Harbour, and bohemian Newtown and Glebe. Whether you want to explore the cliff-tops of Sydney, shop for vintage in one of its many bustling markets, get festive at Mardi Gras, enjoy a local chardonnay at Aria on the harbor or soak up the rays on Bondi Beach, this guide will show how much more there is to Sydney besides the Opera House and Harbour Bridge (though it will tell you that the Bridge Climb is amazing!).
Lee Atkinson is a freelance travel writer and guidebook author. Her stories of adventures on and off the road regularly appear in the travel sections of various newspapers and glossy travel magazines in Australia and internationally. Former editor of the country's highest circulating motoring and travel magazine, The Open Road, and co-editor of the anthology of Australian travel writing, Best Foot Forward, her books include On the Road: 40 great driving holidays in Australia, The Australian Adventure Atlas and Caravanning Australia: 50 great destinations. Lee also contributed to Frommer's Australia.
15 Favourite Moments. 1 The Best Full-Day Tours. The Best in One Day. The Best in Two Days. The Best in Three Days. 2 The Best Special-Interest Tours. On the Water. Arty Sydney. Cliff-Top Sydney. Historic Sydney. Sydney for Kids. Aboriginal Sydney. Thrill City. A Sydney Food Safari. 3 The Best Neighbourhood Walks. The Rocks. Chinatown & Darling Harbour. Surry Hills. Glebe & Newtown. 4 The Best Shopping. Shopping Best Bets. Sydney Shopping A to Z. 5 The Great Outdoors. Parks & Gardens. Sporty Sydney. Ocean & Harbour Pools. 6 The Best Dining. Dining Best Bets. Sydney Dining A to Z. 7 The Best Nightlife. Nightlife Best Bets. Sydney Nightlife A to Z. 8 The Best Arts & Entertainment. Arts & Entertainment Best Bets. Arts & Entertainment A to Z. 9 The Best Accommodation. Accommodation Best Bets. Sydney Accommodation A to Z. 10 The Best Day Trips & Excursions. The Blue Mountains. The Hunter Valley. Grand Pacific Drive. Central Coast. The Savvy Traveller. Before You Go. Getting There. Getting Around. Fast Facts. Sydney: A Brief History. Phone Numbers & Websites. Index.