Sydney

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Sydney — Think San Francisco and Rio de Janeiro mixed in with a heaping dose of small-town Aussie flavor. Sydney's distinctly individual appeal lies in its fantastic oceanside setting, laid-back attitude, stellar beaches, beautiful people, and eternally sunny subtropical climate.

Why Go

For the beautiful harbor setting, the brilliant beaches, varied cuisine, excellent shopping, and energetic nightlife.

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10 Freebies in 10 Expensive Cities

October 31, 2014 by Christine Dayao

As tourism destinations, many major cities across the globe -- New York and Paris, Stockholm and Sydney -- are certainly monumental or historical or beautiful ... Read More »

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Quick Tips for Saving Money in Sydney – One of the World’s Spendiest Travel Cities

September 10, 2014 by Caroline Eubanks

You may have dreams of visiting Sydney, the Australian city that’s home to the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge, but if you’ve done even a little bit of ... Read More »

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Slideshow: 8 Majestic Light Shows Around the World

June 16, 2014 by Tommy Burson

If you thought that light shows were reserved for children at theme parks or at techno shows for young adults, think again. Each year, each day, cities around ... Read More »

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8 Majestic Light Shows Around the World

June 16, 2014

By day, Uljanik is one of the oldest working shipyards in the world. By night, the eight cranes here turn into colorful spotlights that can be programmed to over ... Read More »

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Slideshow: 10 Micronations Around the World

April 25, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Whether established as a joke, to make a political point, or purely by accident, these 10 micronations across the world show that, if you don't like your own ... Read More »

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“On short trips, store face creams, hair products, and other liquids that you need just a bit of in spare contact lens containers.”

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