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Restaurants in Sydney Part 1

Restaurants in Sydney (1)

Chor muangHolidaymakers in Sydney like to try different types of food. There are many restaurants here that specialise in Thai food so why not book a Sydney mini bus to see just what’s available? Enjoy amazing tasty Thai dishes such as:-

  • Miang khum – betel leaves with prawns as well as a coconut and peanut sauce
  • Chor muang which is steamed dumplings that are made from caramelised peanuts and sweet radish
  • Salad ped ob – roast duck with celery and a sweet and sour soy sesame dressing
  • Gaeng keaw wan gai – a truly fantastic green curry with chicken, Thai eggplant, basil and chili

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Luxurious Hotels

10 Luxurious Hotels In Sydney You Won’t Be Disappointed With

10 Luxurious Hotels In Sydney You Won’t Be Disappointed With


Luxurious HotelsTravellers to Sydney are quick to realise that when it comes to accommodation, the options are almost limitless. The rising numbers of luxurious hotels in the city are a testament to the popularity of the destination. There are many things to do in Sydney and whatever your preference and your budget may be, you can find a hotel that will suit your needs. Navigating the intricacies of hotel accommodation will be much easier when you know what is available out there. Following is a list of ten luxurious hotels in Sydney you should opt for. Read more

Top 10 Sydney Events Happening In March 2015

Top 10 Sydney Events Happening In March 2015

If you are planning to travel to Sydney, it is a good idea to start making plans early enough. There are many things to do in this vibrant city. Planning your itinerary will help to ensure that you make the most of your time here. Whether you live in the country or you are visiting from abroad, there are many things that will make your stay perfect. March is a month jam packed with different events happening all over town. The cool weather also makes the ideal atmosphere for visiting different Sydney attractions. Following are some of the events that you can enjoy as you celebrate the beginning of autumn.

End of Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year ends on Sunday, 1 March 2015 and you can join the celebrations at Darling Harbour. The New Year celebrations take centre stage at the Chinese Garden of Friendship at Darling Harbour. The two-week festival is characterised by traditional Chinese food, art and beautiful performances and you can catch the tail end of the workshops and tours if you get there on Sunday.

St Ives Food and Wine Festival

On 1st March, take part in the Food & Wine Festival that is organised to raise Funds for Children’s Charities. Organised by the St Ives Rotary Club, the festival aims to raise funds in support of charitable organisations such as “Room to Read”. This is an organisation that helps to promote literature and gender equality and it does this by providing education resources for children in Africa and Asia. The festival provides a fun day out with different food and wine stalls, lifestyle boutiques and entertainment.

145 Classic: Ride for Youth

Another event that you can catch on the first day of March is the 145 Classic: Ride for Youth 2015.This one day ride attracts the best cyclists and it begins at Sydney’s CBD and goes to the Southern Highlands. The ride is organised to raise money for the rehab program Triple Care Farm. The program aims to assist young people in need. You can either take part or sponsor a rider as your way to support this worthy cause or you can just go to watch the action and cheer on the riders.

ICC Cricket World Cup

Cricket lovers cannot be anywhere else during the month of March. The World Cup runs from 1st to 29th March 2015. Get down and show your support for the Australian team as they battle it out with the best and biggest teams in the world. Five matches are scheduled to be played at the iconic SCG and this is a great opportunity to get the entire family to go out and celebrate the much-loved sport. The games are bound to be a hit as the crowds get out to enjoy Australia’s favourite past time.

Home Brew Master


Beer lovers are in for a real treat this March! The second annual Home Brew Master takes place on 7th and 8th march 2015.This is a popular competition that brings together the community to celebrate good company and great beer. All roads lead to the Vic Hotel in Marrickville where you will enjoy the Home Brewed beer that is on show. You will have the opportunity to vote for your favourite beverage and the winner will have their beer commercially produced and available on tap for everyone to enjoy!

Cake, Bake and Sweets Show Sydney

From 12th to 15th March 2015, sweet lovers can make their way to the Sydney Showground. Here, Australia’s biggest cake baking and decorating event is on show. You can enjoy everything from celebrity demonstrations to baking competitions and master classes. The event is filled with some great advice, and you can grab some samples and supplies while you are at it. The family event is a great chance to celebrate the exciting art of baking and you can learn a few things at the show!

Taste of Sydney

Participate in the world’s greatest restaurant festival from 12th to 15th March 2015. Make your way to the Centennial Park for the Taste of Sydney. A wide range of Sydney’s best restaurants will be featuring special menus and you can enjoy tasting dishes that include a signature or ‘icon’ dish showcasing each restaurants philosophy. Enjoy Wine Theatre, Cocktail master classes and several new and exciting food attractions that will be on display.

Blue Mountains Music Festival

Music lovers cannot afford to miss the 20th annual Blue Mountains Music Festival. Slated for 13th to 15th March 2015, the festival promises a line-up of amazing local and international artists. Some of the names to look out for include Buffy Sainte-Marie, John Butler, Frank Yamma and David Birdie. The festival is packed with different performers to cater for all music tastes. You have to head on down and join other music lovers at the Blue Mountains!

St Patrick’s Day party

With parties happening all over the city on St Patrick’s Day, you can join the 17th March celebrations at P.J O’Briens. The iconic hotspot promises the biggest party in Sydney with all things Irish! Organise your group of friends and head on down to the location where you can down a couple of Guinness. This promises to be a great night as you enjoy the “greenest” day of the year!

Earth Hour

On 28th March 2015, do your part for the environment by participating in the Earth Hour. The event that was launched in 2007 in Sydney has grown bigger each year and it has now become a global phenomenon that has an important message. This grassroots movement asks everyone to turn off the lights for one hour as a way to shed light on issues of climate change. Take part by simply turning off the power where you are and become part of the world changing movement.
Getting the best transport hire in Sydney will help to ensure that you get where you need to be. By hiring a coach or minibus, you can be sure that your group will always travel together conveniently. While you are at it, remember that the Sydney Film Festival at Casula Powerhouse is still on!


Top 10 Sydney Events Happening In June 2015

Top 10 Sydney Events Happening In June 2015

Are you visiting Sydney in June this year? It is never too early to start planning your trip now. Knowing the events scheduled for different days will help you to plan effectively. Whether you live in another Australian city or you are visiting for the first time, it helps to get information that will help you to organise your stay in Sydney. The first thing you need to determine is whom you are visiting with. If you have kids, you can find several family friendly activities to keep the entire family occupied. Similarly, if you are visiting with a group of friends, there will certainly be events based on your mutual interests to catch. Following are some events planned for June 2015:

Hunter Valley Food and Wine Month

food and wine monthMost people enjoy some good food and wine and no one needs to be convinced that visiting Hunter Valley during the month of June is a great idea. The Hunter Valley Food and Wine Month is basically a celebration of the unique food and wine of the region. Hunter Valley is located a few hours north of Sydney, and it is famous for its shiraz and semillon. During the month of June, the region celebrates the outstanding produce using themed activities that include cooking classes, intimate dinners, blending master classes, cheese tastings and fireside port.

Sydney Film Festival

For the best short films, features and documentaries from across Australia and other parts of the world, visit the Sydney Film Festival between 3rd and 14th June. The Festival celebrates the best of cinematography with twelve days of films from all over the globe. You can expect a dynamic and eclectic program to keep you hooked. The selection of short films, feature films, animation and documentaries, are shown at different venues across the city. A highlight of the festival is the Official Competition choosing “courageous, audacious and cutting-edge” cinema.

Good Food and Wine Show

To sample the best wines from different regions of Australia, make your way to the Good Food and Wine Show from June 5th to 8th. Entice your taste buds with the best wine from the finest producers. With your glass in hand, you can sample what the country has to offer and you can even mingle and get advice from expert sommeliers. The experts offer advice on wine, while the top chefs in attendance prepare gourmet treats in the daily cooking demos.

Perisher Peak Festival

Celebrate the Perisher Peak Festival, which opens on the weekend of 5th to 8th June. Make your way to Perisher Valley to usher in the snow season. For four days, the Festival will feature different concerts over several venues. The unique Perisher snowfields environment is bound to keep you entertained as you enjoy every single moment. Get yourself a weekend festival pass and you can enjoy accommodation packages that offer great value. The festival that begins on Friday continues through the weekend winding up on Monday afternoon with an amazing Finale concert.

Pearl Beach Classical Music Festival

If you love music, make your way to Pearl Beach from 6th to 7th June. You can celebrate the romance in the air and get carried away on the magical musical journey. From its inception, the festival has had the goal of harmonising great music with the region’s cultural life. Pearl Beach is a unique environment that is conducive for the festival with the excellent acoustics and intimate atmosphere. Past events have played host to many established performers as well as up and coming young artists.

Hair Expo 2015 Experience

Whether you are in the hair industry, or you simply want to find out how to take care of your hair, you need to visit the Hair Expo 2015 Experience between 6th to 8th June. This is where you will learn about the best brands and products, while taking in the show-stopping live performances. The location is the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island.

Coonamble Rodeo and Campdraft

The 60th Coonamble Rodeo and Campdraft 2015 event goes down on the June Long Weekend from 4th to 6th. This is the Southern Hemisphere’s largest combined rodeo and campdraft event and it is held in Coonamble, which is six hours North West of Sydney. The event has been running for more than 60 years now and it attracts around 1000 cowboys and cowgirls. More than 4000 spectators transform the Coonamble Showground into an exciting and full-blown wild riding extravaganza.

Shoalhaven Coast Winter Wine Festival

shutterstock_196124825The long June weekend has a lot to offer and you can make a stop at the Shoalhaven Coast Winter Wine Festival. Here you can enjoy wine and cheese from participating cellar doors. Over the three days, from 6th to 8th June, visitors to the Shoalhaven location will be treated to a full program that features fine wine and great food. Eleven doors hosting various events from dinners, wine tastings, Unicorn cheese tastings and winery talks to vineyard tours, market stalls and themed lunches.

Cake Bake and Sweets Show

If you are a sweet tooth, you will love the Cake Bake and Sweets Show from 12th to 14th June. This is the ultimate food lover’s experience. Three days of baking and cake decorating are bound to excite your taste buds. The location for the show is Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park.

A Fine Possession: Jewelry and Identity

Whether you love the finer things in life or you are looking to get jewelry ideas for a special someone, a jewelry exhibition is what you need. The exhibition that started in September last year continues through June and beyond. The Powerhouse Museum stages the ambitious ‘A Fine Possession jewelry exhibition’ with more than 700 pieces spanning place, culture and time. You can find out everything you ever wanted to know about jewelry designed and worn in Australia and around the world.
One essential part of planning your trip is to think how you can travel conveniently to different events held in and around Sydney. By hiring a coach or minibus, all your transport needs will be catered for. Getting services from a reputable coach hire company will help to ensure that you enjoy every part of the journey, seated in well maintained vehicles that are comfortable and luxurious!

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Top 10 Sydney Events Happening In April 2015

Top 10 Sydney Events Happening In April 2015

If you are planning to be in Sydney in April this year, you are in luck as you get to enjoy numerous events. This is one of the busiest months this year and the wide array of exciting events are bound to attract people of all ages. Whether you are travelling alone, with family or with a large group, you can be sure to have a splendid time and you will find yourself spending hours outdoors. Following are some of the exciting events that you can look forward to enjoying.

Sydney Royal Easter Show

sydney-easterOne of the most anticipated events this year is the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Running from 26th March to 8th April 2015, the show is aimed at the entire family with activities to attract kids and adults alike.

People attending the show will enjoy exciting activities that include spectacular carnival rides, thousands of animals, the best of Australian produce and endless free entertainment. Spending one day at the show will not do you justice and you should make a point to plan for several days at the show.

Politics & Sacrifice: NSW Parliament and the Anzacs

April is a month that every history lover will enjoy being in Sydney. From 1st to 30th April 2015, visitors and residents can enjoy a trip to the past. You can learn about the long forgotten history and listen to debates and remarkable stories on conscription from the First World War. There is a lovely exhibition aimed at remembering the past. The historic collection of objects, photographs, artefacts and artworks from the parliament will appeal to anyone who loves history.

The Championships 2015

If you are looking for the perfect opportunity to dress up, The Championships 2015 is the place for you. 11th April will see the biggest autumn races hosted this year. Apart from enjoying the races and cheering your favourites as they approach the finish line, you will be captivated by the surroundings. The Australian Turf Club hosts the event at Royal Randwick with the breathtaking backdrop of the harbor.

Dress up and join other race lovers at the spectacular event!

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Serious fashion lovers need to be in Sydney in April. The international fashion extravaganza takes place from 12th to 16th April at Carriageworks. No self-respecting fashionista out there can afford to miss this event that is the only one of its kind in Australia. Feast your eyes on some of the best runway creations as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week celebrates its 20th anniversary. Find out what local and international designers have to offer for the coming season.

Sail Port Stephens

Port StephensA trip to Sydney is not complete without spending as much time as possible in the water. If you enjoy sailing, you can join the family friendly yachting regatta. The annual Sail Port Stephens event is not just family-friendly; it is also fun and affordable. It goes down at d’Albora Marina, Nelson Bay from 13th to 19th April and it is a time for every sailing fan to enjoy being on the water. The weather is expected to be perfect for yachting too!

The Sydney Stamp Expo

The best way to commemorate the ANZAC Centenary is through the Sydney Stamp Expo. From 16th to 19th April 2015, you can remember the diggers as you view the exhibition. The Philatelic Exhibition showcases a wide range of Australian and International banknotes, coins and stamps that feature different personalities. Apart from entertaining the kids during the holidays and learning about people who helped to shape Australia, you also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the ANZAC spirit.

2015 AnnanROMA

Plan the perfect day with family or friends at the beautiful Australian Botanic Garden. On 19th April 2015, you can enjoy the day out sampling fresh produce and exquisite wine. The annual AnnanROMA event offers people the opportunity to sample the best that nature has to offer. With the promise of beautiful weather, plan to head down to the garden for a spectacular day out.

Colour Me Rad

On 19th April, join in the fun at the Colour Me Rad 5k Sydney event. Feel like a kid again as you take part in the colourful event and as you embrace the vibrant Sydney life. The event kicks off with you in a brilliant white shirt and as you complete the run, you end up with a shirt painted in coats of different vibrant colours. The fun and spectacular event is filled with colour cannons, mortars and bombs and it is a great opportunity to enjoy some laughs and simply let loose!

Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO Bricks

If you have been wondering how to entertain your kids during the school holidays, the LEGO exhibition offers the perfect solution. The event that ends on 19th April 2015 is perfect not just for the kids but for you as well! The world premiere LEGO® skyscrapers exhibition will captivate you and you will be amazed by the talents even as you unleash the builder in you by creating your own towers of tomorrow!

ANZAC Day Challenge

Be part of the ANZAC Centenary celebrations by joining the 100km marathon on 25th to 26th April 2015.

This year, the event hopes to raise funds in support of the injured defence force soldiers. Commemorate the occasion honouring the diggers and remembering the sacrifice they made for Australia. You can become part of the amazing ANZAC Spirit by taking part in the marathon!

Sydney in April has a lot to offer to locals and tourists alike. If you are visiting from out of town, hiring a coach or minibus will help to make your trip more exciting. You can travel together as a group and the best part is that you will not have to worry about making travel arrangements at each stop.

In Sydney, you can find reliable and affordable hire services to make the trip perfect. Make sure that you get the services from a reputable company to avoid disappointment. Booking the transport in advance is always a good idea, as you can make sure that you get exactly what you need!