Tag Archives: Free Things to Do in Sydney

Taronga Zoo to Balmoral Beach Walk

I honestly can’t remember the last time I went to a zoo, and I went back and forth about whether to visit Featherdale or the nearby Taronga Zoo.  I’d seen kangaroos, wallabies, and echidnas in the wild in Tasmania, but … Continue reading

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Finding Art and Meaning in Hoarding

Eliminating most of my material possessions before setting off to live my life on the road left me with much lower tolerance for clutter and hoarding.  My chest used to feel tight and heavy when I thought about my parents’ … Continue reading

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Sydney Jewish Museum

A few weeks ago while I was having lunch at FourAteFive in Surry Hills I came across an ad in Time Out Sydney about the Sydney Jewish Museum.  I knew that it was pretty close to where I live in … Continue reading

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Snake, Snake, Snake: Happy New Year!

I had an action packed week in Sydney, culminating in a sailing excursion around the harbor yesterday.  It was so much fun and so busy that I didn’t get to post anything about it during the week.  Last Sunday I … Continue reading

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Double Take at the White Rabbit Gallery

I had the most fascinating visit to the White Rabbit Gallery yesterday.  This gallery in the Chippendale neighborhood of Sydney houses Chinese contemporary art from a private collection.  I found out that the current exhibition was closing this Sunday so … Continue reading

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Green Spaces IV: Royal Botanic Gardens

I’m a city girl, but I’ve always loved walking and being outdoors.  I count myself lucky to have lived near gardens and parks in big cities, whether it’s Tokyo, Manhattan, or Buenos Aires.  Here in Sydney I am doubly blessed … Continue reading

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