Sydney’s small bars

As a city, Sydney ticks all the boxes for famous attractions, incredible beaches, international cuisine and a great range of nightlife.  However, set in amongst the more well-known areas and tourist attractions, are some small drinking establishments which allow those who enjoy being part of a less commercial and trendy bar scene the chance to kick back and relax alternative style.  Ensure you don’t miss out on these top 5:

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Best free attractions, London

There is no denying that London is one of the most exciting, cosmopolitan cities in the world.  It is also one of the most expensive.  However, for those visiting the great capital of England, there is plenty to do whilst still avoiding an empty wallet.  Here are 5 of the best free attractions in town:

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Spring Golf in New Zealand – the time is now

Golf is the most played sport in New Zealand, with roughly half a million adults regularly partaking in the sport. There are over 365 golf courses situated throughout the country, providing some of the world’s most picturesque golfing locations.  There is no better time to venture out on a golfing holiday to New Zealand than during the spring period.

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Favourite celebrity hotels

The Ritz Hotel (London)

No other London hotel has earned such a strong reputation for celebrity guests than The Ritz.  The traditional nature of the establishment is perfect for people who enjoy the grandiose nature of true British service.

Lanesborough Hotel (London)

Overlooking Buckingham Palace, the Lanesborough Hotel offers some of the city’s most prestigious and exclusive suites.  Commonly visited by royals and celebrities, such as Madonna and Leonardo DiCaprio.

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European river cruises for the young at heart

Cruising can be the perfect way to experience the real Europe.  With literally thousands of miles of waterways and the chance to visit multiple countries in a matter of days, European river cruises are perfect for those who want to sit back and enjoy the picturesque sights that this continent has to offer.

One of the main benefits of exploring Europe on a river cruise is that visitors will have the chance to hop on and off at various cities.  This means they’ll be able to take advantage of the lively sights the towns have to offer and then will have a relaxing and comfortable place to retreat to when that much needed rest is required.  European cruises are also excellent for history buffs, as visitors get the chance to compare and contrast the vast array of Celtic, Roman, French and Greek monuments in a matter of days.

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Dinner for 2 in Sydney for under $50

There are plenty of dining options for travellers who are looking to save a bit of cash in Sydney.

Pub Meals

The Beach Road Bondi contains a pub, bistro and pizza bar.  It has a wide range of offers for each day of the week, allowing people to enjoy decent meals at very low prices.  On Thursday nights, visitors can enjoy fajitas and a beer for only $15 per head, whilst Mondays are even cheaper with a hot dog and beer costing only $8. The Hotel London is another restaurant option that has a large selection of sandwiches on the menu, all priced below $20.  They also serve a wide selection of pizzas for between $20 and $25.

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Day on the green, Hunter Valley spring concerts

The Australian spring can be a very exciting time for travellers to visit the country.  There are a large amount of affordable events for people to take advantage of and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the country’s most beloved musicians and artists within picturesque settings that couldn’t be found anywhere else in the world.

Day on the Green

Day on the Green is one of the most praised festivals in all of Australia.  The event usually hosts at least 30 different performances across the spring period throughout various different locations in Australia.  The capacity of each event can be anywhere between 5,000 and 11,000 people.  People visiting Day on the Green have the option of bringing their own food and the event even has a ‘picnic of the day’ prize.

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Best international carry-on luggage

International carry-on luggage bags should be as light as possible and compact enough for passengers to comfortably roll them down the aisle and fit them into the overhead compartments.  The general standard size for most airlines stands at 9 inches (depth) by 14 inches (width) by 22 inches (height), however this figure can change depending on the country and service provider.

The Duffle Bag

The duffle bag is one of the most popular forms of hand luggage.  These bags are made from a fabric that can adapt to its contents.  Duffle bags are very similar to sports bags but they have a handle and wheels to allow users to move them around with ease.

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Best ice cream shops in Australia

Apart from an ice cold beer and surfing on the beach, the ice cream has to be one of the most distinctive features of Australia.   All across the country, travellers will find an abundance of first class ice cream parlours serving a vast array of different flavours and desserts to suit all tastes, regardless of how strange or unique their taste buds may be.

Sydney – Gelato Messina (241 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst)

Gelato Messina is one of the most prized ice cream parlours in Sydney, serving what’s been called the best gelato outside Italy.  All of their ice creams are made on location with a selection of premium ingredients and local produce.  With over forty different flavours that change on a daily basis, Gelato Messina will even keep the regulars guessing.

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Best hotels for some fun time

The Palms (Las Vegas, US)

The Palms has a wide selection of options to suit various budgets.   All the suites are individually styled to suit a variety of tastes.  Popular weekend options include staying in the Erotic Suite or the Hugh Heffner Suite.

The Ritz-Carlton (Chicago, US)

The Ritz-Carlton has a weekend suite especially designed for couples looking for a weekend of fun in Chicago.  Visitors can enjoy an in-room massage and have sushi delivered straight to their room door.

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