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5 Ways to Experience Indigenous Culture in Sydney

For me, travelling has always been an opportunity to experience and learn about other cultures. In Australia, we are lucky to have one of the world’s oldest continuing Indigenous cultures but many Australians are still discovering the beauty of our very own vibrant Aboriginal cultures.

NAIDOC Week is an annual celebration of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and will take place 5th – 12th July. Here are my top 5 things to do in NAIDOC Week in Sydney to experience and celebrate Australia’s first people, their culture and the importance of keeping their traditions alive today. Continue reading 5 Ways to Experience Indigenous Culture in Sydney

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Six Summer Dates in Five Days

It is no secret that I love summer and all that the hot days and nights bring with it. I love holidays, festivals, beaches, time with family, outdoor eating and drinking. Following a great Summer family holiday on the North Coast, my husband and I returned to Sydney leaving the kids with their grandparents. Although returning to work, we were determined to the make the most of our child-free time via a series of date nights. Here are our six dates that made the most of Summer in Sydney. Continue reading Six Summer Dates in Five Days

Girls day out at Art & About Sydney

Spring has sprung in Sydney and with the sun out it was a gorgeous day to explore one of Sydney’s many festivals: Art & About. It was just myself and the two girls (with dad away on a Bucks) and it was really nice to spend some time with them exploring the artworks.

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First stop was Project Five, Volume Six at Darling Quarter. Project Five promotes inclusive, accessible arts and is the longest-running and most popular street art event in Sydney. The girls loved exploring the large scale artworks and each of them were happy running between them and taking photos (in between walking along the edge of the garden wall and testing the temperature of the water in the fountain!) Continue reading Girls day out at Art & About Sydney