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Best Sydney Streets to See Christmas Lights 2020 (Part 2)

Stanhope Gardens 6 Tilbury Avenue: this display is off the charts!   Westleigh 10 Tomah Place: often described as a gingerbread house, this display is said to be seen from outer space!   Kellyville 44 Mawarra Crescent: this house has a gorgeous themed display featuring inflatable decorations and is raising money for the Leukemia Foundation. 17 Womboyne Avenue:…

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December 19, 2020

Why do we celebrate Christmas like we do in Australia?

Australians get into the festive spirit in a variety of ways, but there are some staples of an Aussie Christmas: a non-stop food fest, possibly an outdoor activity and a necessary kip in the afternoon. One senior historian says this style of Christmas has its roots in the mid-1800s, when early settlers longed for home…

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December 17, 2020

Best Sydney Streets to See Christmas Lights 2020 (Part 1)

See your children’s faces light up by visiting some of your local festive light displays—a magical (and affordable!) way of getting the whole family in the Christmas spirit this year. These Sydney streets are some of the best to make a beeline for; renowned for their epic (and we mean, epic) light displays. Bondi 5 Waratah…

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December 15, 2020

Welcome to Wonderland!

The third pop-up bar by the good people at The Wonderland Bar is an extravagant Christmas decorated bar decked out with baubles, tinsel, bows, wreaths, trees, and every other kind of Christmas decoration you can possibly think of. No square centimetre of the venue has been missed, with even the walls decorated in candy cane…

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December 8, 2020

Enjoy A Sydney Christmas Dinner In The Dark

We can all appreciate the atmospheric experience of dining by candlelight, but why not take it a step further and dine entirely in the dark? Do you think that you could distinguish between flavours without actually seeing the meal in front of you? Psychologists have studied the impact that eating in the dark has on…

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December 6, 2020