I visited Sydney half my lifetime ago. What I remember most: the long flight(s) from the East Coast of the US, the sleep I needed when I first arrived, how a city could seem so familiar and completely foreign at the same time.
Sydney is one of the world's great walking cities: Its famous coastal tracks are the perfect way to catch the waterfront sights. If you're not a power walker,... more
It's been dominating the skyline for a quarter of a century, as both the highest point in the city and the highest observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere.... more
Are those soaring roof peaks more like giant shells or sails? You can decide for yourself when you take a behind-the-scenes tour and get up close to one of the... more
Giant stingrays, sharks, huge turtles, and thousands of fish swim right over your head as you walk through this aquarium's feature attraction, an underwater... more
Just a few streets west from Circular Quay is a neighborhood that seems frozen in time, with a 19th-century pub on nearly every corner. The oldest preserved... more
The three-and-a-half-hour climb up and over the bridge, snaking along the girders, is thrilling, but not for the unfitand best avoided on very windy or... more