Sydney is one of the most popular cities in the world and a firm favourite among backpackers and travellers. It's got everything you could possible want and it's incredibly easy to find yourself settling down without meaning to.
Sydney is summed up by its most iconic landmark, the Opera House. Good-looking, stylish and practical, it epitomises everything that's good about Sydney. And trust us, there are a lot of good things about Sydney.
You can chill out on the beach at Bondi, learn to surf at Manly, take in the culture and history of the Rocks, or chillout at one of the parks dotted around the city. And that's without thinking about the gorgeous coastline from Coogee to Bondi, Centennial Park and Sydney Harbour itself.
If you're looking for things to do in Sydney then you've got the Aquarium and Zoo right in the city centre, you can mix it up by hanging out in Chinatown or cheer with the locals at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Sydney is without a doubt the biggest and best city in Australia, and it sets the benchmark for all the other cities to live up to. It's multicultural, cosmopolitan and ambitious to grow as one of the world's leading destinations.
Sydnersiders love to socialise and enjoy a good time, yet they work extremely hard and the money that can be earnt in the city is evident.
Often the first port of call on a gap year, it's easy to see why it's so popular with backpackers and travellers. With all the sites and attractions to see in the day, the city keeps on giving at night with more bars, nightclubs and restaurants than you'll know what to do with.
Sydney is also the perfect place to book a tour or hire a car to drive the east coast up to Cairns. Or if you prefer there's Newcastle to the north, the Blue Mountains to the west and Wollongong to the south. All in all, Sydney has a lot to offer travellers; all you have to do is get there.