6 DAYS IN SYDNEY | A COMPLETE ITINERARY

Sydney itinerary

Sydney is by far the most amazing city I have ever lived in. Whenever I have time I love to go out and explore new things each time. Incredible coastal walks, hidden little beaches, UNESCO WORLD heritage sites and some of the most amazing sunsets you will ever encounter.

Six days in Sydney is definitely not enough to see everything this amazing metropolis has to offer – but it’s a great start.  A lot of travelers start out in Sydney and then travel up the coast, so they have limited time to see everything.

I have therefore written this all-comprehensive 6-day Sydney itinerary (Including one day to the Blue Mountains and Jervis Bay National Park) to give you the best Sydney has got to offer. I will go over all of your best options for things to do, places to visit, and lots of helpful Sydney travel tips.

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SYDNEY’S UNIQUE WILDLIFE

wildlife in sydney

If you are not from Australia nor if you have ever been here, you might be under the impression that kangaroos are hopping along the street of Sydney on a daily basis. Whilst yes, every now and then one gets lots, it doesn’t happen often, and it is an occurrence that ‘stops the nation’. (When it happens to Sydney CBD)

There are however lots of unique and beautiful creatures that you can bump into on a daily basis in the city. From beautiful cockatoos to parakeets and massive spiders. I, therefore, made a comprehensive list of all the amazing you could see in Sydney.

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SWIMMING WITH THE PIGS | PIG ISLAND

Pig Island in the Bahama's

If you are travel blogger, lifestyle blogger, an Instagram influencer, vlogger or travel fanatic you must have seen those amazing photos of people swimming and chilling with pigs on a tropical island. I know I have seen many of those, wishing I was there. Some travel friends of him have been traveling the world lately and were incredibly lucky to have actually done this and were too kind to help me compile this post for you guys.

So if you are wanting to go swim with these adorable piggy’s then read on. I will show you where to go, what to do and which is the best spot to go to.

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THE WATSON’S BAY TO ROSE BAY COASTAL WALK

THE WATSON’S BAY TO ROSE BAY COASTAL WALK

If you have been following this blog for a while, then you know that I love nothing better then strapping on my walking boots and do a coastal walk during my days off. After living in Sydney for many years now, you’d think I had done them all, but the other week, I did the Watsons Bay to Rose Bay walk for the first time – say what now!

If you like a relatively easy walk, filled with amazing secluded beaches, and a ridiculously beautiful city and harbor views, then I think you will like this walk as well.

Follow me along this 8K walk and see some of Sydney’s best sights.

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MY COMPLETE GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT FOR TRAVEL BLOGGERS

MY COMPLETE GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT FOR TRAVEL BLOGGERS

I have been getting some questions on my Social Media (Instagram and Twitter) about the photography tools that I use, love and recommend. I thought I would write a quick post for you guys to that you can have a complete list of all the photography equipment I use to shoot, edit and process photos for my blog and social media accounts.

If you are looking to invest in the right equipment for taking photos for your blog, here’s a round-up of everything you would need. (In my humble opinion) 

Hope you’ll find this useful!

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ROAMING THE RICE FIELDS OF BALI | TEGALLALANG RICE TERRACE

Tegallalang rice terrace

If you are planning to travel to Bali, then I am certain you have heard of their spectacular terraced rice fields. If you are planning to visit one (hint: you should) then make sure to read this post.

During my first trip to Bali, I did a full-day guided tour with a local. Besides the mental monkeys at the monkey sanctuary, I also stopped at the Tagallalang Rice Terraces. The lush green terrace’s line the hills of Ubud, surrounded by waving palm trees. You truly have to see it in order to grasp its beauty.

Here’s everything you need to know about a quick trip to Bali’s famous rice fields.

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SYDNEY’S MOST ICONIC BUILDING BY NIGHT | THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

SYDNEY’S MOST ICONIC BUILDING BY NIGHT | THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

Most cities don’t get better after the sun has set, but strangely Sydney does! Especially Circular Quay. With the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House as its main attractions, it truly becomes a spectacle after dark.

Especially the Opera House is a sight to behold after dark. I have written an extensive blog post already on where to see Sydney by night, so make sure to check that one out as well, but today I will take you up close to this Sydney Icon after the sun has set.

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MID YEAR MADNESS | MY YEAR IN PICTURES SO FAR

MID YEAR MADNESS | MY YEAR IN PICTURES SO FAR

Can you believe it?! we are already in August and I am beyond shocked! Like truly where has the time gone? I’m afraid I’ll blink and it’ll be Christmas again ahhh scary! I supposed the saying is true that time really does go by when you’re having fun or new phrase – when you work full time and try to have fun in between haha!

My year so far has been jam-packed full of well, work, adventures, photography expeditions, plane flights, exploring the unexplored and ticking items off my bucket list (that I never thought I would!) WOWZA!

I do realize the life I lead is incredibly lucky, like everyone it could be more so but when I take a look back I think hmm not too shabby for Manon not too shabby at all.

So below are some of the highlights of my year so far.  View Post

A SUMMER HOLIDAY ON LANZAROTE | CANARY ISLANDS

A SUMMER HOLIDAY ON LANZAROTE | CANARY ISLANDS

What is better than hopping on a plane and a couple of hours later you end up on a volcanic island with some unique ‘moon-like’ landscape, blissful weather and cool beaches.

This is exactly what I did during a trip to Europe last year.

Lanzarote is one of the Canary Islands off the coast of West Africa is known for its year-round warm weather, beaches, and volcanic landscape.  Here is what I did during my holiday there.

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A ROAD TRIP TO JERVIS BAY NATIONAL PARK

A ROAD TRIP TO JERVIS BAY NATIONAL PARK

Jervis Bay National Park is the perfect place for a quick getaway when you need to escape the hustle and bustle of Sydney living. This stunning national park is located about a 3-hour drive from Sydney and offers not only the worlds whites beach but also whale watching and fishing opportunities and lots of Aboriginal heritage.

I hired a groovy campervan from Wicked Travel with my friend and headed off to this national park for a 3-day and 2-night trip.

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