Tag Archives: Sydney

Deciding what to wear for the next 433 days

What a challenge! Who knows what they’ll wear – in advance – for 14+months on an around-the-world trip? We read blogs about packing, got advice from other travelers, and thought a lot about what clothes we already had and how … Continue reading

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Choosing where to go (when you have so many choices)

A friend wrote and asked our opinion for a trip she was planning, “Barcelona, Spain or Porto, Portugal?” With a dizzying array of places to go, it’s a dilemma for anyone who travels. How to decide between so many wonderful … Continue reading

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The Best Way to See Sydney?

We checked to see others’ recommended “must-do’s while in Sydney” and three walks were on all the lists. Clearly, one of the best ways to see Sydney includes walks with sweeping views of the sea, the harbor, and beaches – … Continue reading

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Do it – with meaning

We can be such slow learners.  We had visited several gardens on this trip, but not until we had wandered along the paths of the Chinese Garden of Friendship in Sydney (Australia) did we finally put it all together. We … Continue reading

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Travel the world; explore the neighborhood

Many people tell us, “While you’re in Sydney (or Tokyo or Shanghai…) you have to see (fill in the blank…).”   No, we don’t. We don’t have the time, money, or energy to visit every great place at the destinations we … Continue reading

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Where to take travelers who’ve “seen it all”

Iconic sights we’ve seen on this trip.  Scott had a plan.  He’d take us to a place he knew we’d love and, in no way, would we ever discover it on our own.  Scott suggested a little bush walk not … Continue reading

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Postcard Views

Remember on vacations long ago, before the internet and email, when we all diligently searched for the perfect postcards to send home to friends and family.  “Wish you were here!”  Then we trudged to the post office to mail a … Continue reading

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