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The Ten Best Bars in Newtown. Newtown, and its close friends Enmore and Erskineville, is one of the most exciting neighbourhoods in Sydney.

The Ten Best Bars in Newtown

Off the beaten track if your sole haunts are confined to the inner-East, Newtown is arguably the heartland of Sydney's bohemian culture, and engenders the kind of devotion amongst inner west locals that inspire tunes like this one. Grungy, arty and slightly left of centre, Newtown plays host to some of the finest bars and pubs this city has to offer. While the small bar revolution has well and truly kicked off in Newtown and is slowly spreading domino-style down King Street, the area also has its fair share of scruffy old pubs, live music venues and seedy dive bars. And while trying to figure out where to head out of an evening can be a bit daunting, don't fret; we have you covered. 1.

Address: 202 Australia St, Newtown Nothing captures the spirit and energy of Newtown more than The Courty. For review and details click here.


Sydney Event Highlight. Museums & Art Galleries in Sydney Australia : Cultural life - Current students. Event Details. Top 7 Reasons to Visit University of Sydney. University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW To many Sydneysiders or at least myself, it is not a usual thing to find places of interests in a university but I was proven wrong after my first visit to the University of Sydney, Camperdown campus a couple of weeks ago.

Top 7 Reasons to Visit University of Sydney

It was an amazing discovery for me as I never knew there were so many hidden treasures within the campus ground. 1. The quadrangle The Quadrangle lawns Improve your photography and meet other keen photographers 4.5/5 from 8 reviews. Day trips from Sydney. Jenolan Caves 4655 Jenolan Caves RoadJENOLAN CAVES NSW 2790 Map Data Map data ©2014 Google Map When visiting Jenolan on a day trip from Sydney, we recommend that you check here, for updated road conditions.

Day trips from Sydney

Cockatoo Island. From its foundation at the time of first settlement, Cockatoo Island has been an important part of the development of Sydney and the nation.

Cockatoo Island

Today the island is opened to the public to undertake enthralling exploration that will lead to some educational, beautiful, and also quite eerie discoveries. Sunset at cockatoo island You will be surprised at the diversity of services the island has provided throughout the nation's history. It was a site of convict punishment between 1839 and 1869, a school for girls and place for training orphaned boys between 1870 and 1880, and up until 1991, it was a major site of ship construction and repair. In fact, it was the main ship repair site of the South-Pacific during World War II. Cheap Tuesday in Sydney. At WeekendNotes we obviously love our Saturday and Sunday fun – but what about Tuesday, that difficult day of the week, when Friday still seems so far away, pay day hasn't yet come and the coffers are running empty from the previous weekend's recreation?

Cheap Tuesday in Sydney

A little bit of budget-wise amusement is in order, and luckily, Sydney is more than accommodating with plenty of cheap Tuesday deals. Here are some of the best: Play pool for free on Tuesdays. Photo credit: Sean McLean. 10 Free Fun Things to Do in Sydney. We all know that a day out could cost a fortune.

10 Free Fun Things to Do in Sydney

But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are some ideas that everyone can enjoy without costing a mint. All you need is a good walking shoe, maybe a backpack to carry the water, some snacks, maybe a blanket if you decide to stop and rest for a while. And of course don't forget your camera for that lifetime memories. 1. The Custom House. Art and Craft Markets in Sydney. If you're interested in discovering something special by design, or something vintage, it is truly great to check out some of the popular art and craft markets in this city.

Art and Craft Markets in Sydney

So, here are my top picks for your exploration on the weekends, spreading out across different suburbs - from the inner city suburb, north shore, inner west through to eastern suburb. Eveleigh Artisans' Market The Eveleigh Artisans' Market offers you an opportunity to purchase original and highly creative handmade products directly from the makers. Vivid Sydney 2014. Mark you calendar ladies and gents!

Vivid Sydney 2014

Learn how to take great photos at night from a professional photographer - just $99 4.8/5 from 5 reviews The annual event of light, music and ideas is back in 2014. From Friday 23 May to 9 June, Vivid Sydney will take place delighting people of all ages. Sydney's Best Nude Beaches. We've all been there - sunbathing naked on the sand, half-asleep, enjoying the cool breeze, only to be rudely awakened by a gang of policemen.

Sydney's Best Nude Beaches

In 2010, Little Congwong Beach near Bare Island (yes, Bare Island) was raided and the nude bathers were evicted. What can you do to avoid this unpleasant scenario? 28 Stunning Australian Places You Need To Visit Before You Die. 20 free things to do in Sydney. You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney.

20 free things to do in Sydney

These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent. Walkers on the Bondi to Coogee Walk approaching Waverly Cemetery. Image by Lindsay Brown / Lonely Planet Images / Getty Images. Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. Stroll the Sydney Harbour Bridge The climb will set you back at least $148, but you can get the next best thing for nix by simply strolling along the pedestrian pathway at the bridge’s eastern edge.

Sydney Harbour Bridge from the air. Gaze out from North Head Lookout.