My Sydney Bucket List
|Sydney Harbour Bridge & Opera House - Royal Botanical Gardens|
The term 'bucket list' has since become a populist term symbolising any list of things or experiences you really want to tick off.
|Spider - Royal Botanical Gardens|
|Sydney's Eastern Suburbs|
|Sydney Light Rail|
During the warmer months Sydney displays such a vibrancy and infectious energy. There are SO many festivals, markets, shows and the restaurant scene provides ample variety, it's virtually impossible to work your way through all the amazing establishments. Still, I am trying!
A large majority of my list does centre around food - but of course!
|Our first casual dining experience in Sydney together - Georges @ King St Wharf 2008|
Here it is...
In no particular order.
1. Camping at Cockatoo Island
3. Bondi to Bronte walk
4. Ride a segway
5. Complete the Harbour Bridge climb
6. Stay & dine at Jonah's at Palm Beach
7. Spend a full day walking around all the little back streets in Balmain
8. Dine at Marque
9. Walk across the Anzac Bridge
10. Try the best ice cream or gelato Sydney has to offer ( suggestions please?)
11. Experience NYE on a boat on Sydney Harbour
12. Picnic in the Botanical Gardens with Pete
13.See a concert or show at Taronga Zoo
14. Attend a chocolate making class
16. Afternoon Tea at Gunners Barracks
17. Dine at Quay
18. Bike ride around Bicentennial Park and Newington Armory
20. Visit every cheese shop in Sydney
21. Do a guided historical walking tour of The Rocks
|Inside Sydney's Queen Victoria Building - QVB|
|Sunrise over Bondi Beach|
|Sydney's Luna Park|
Tell me about your bucket list...
Qauy is definitely on my bucket list as well, also to have breakfast at bills, have high tea at the Victoria Room and to complete the Western Sydney bike trail. Good list!ReplyDelete
Quay is on my bucket list too. As is the RED tourist bus - we spend so much time visiting other places, we know so little about our own.
We've done a picnic in the Botanical Gardens - I prepared lovely filled baguettes and that's what Mr broke his front tooth on, a crusty baguette. They are banned in our house now. :-/ I also conquered my vertigo and did the evening Bridge Climb recently, it was AMAZING!
Gelato... Gelatomassi in Newtown and Gelato Messina in Darlinghurst / Casino seem to be the most popular?
What a great list - I don't have a bucket list, but I do have an ever growing list of places to eat...ReplyDelete
What a fantastic idea. Living in Sydney we can be a little lazy about doing some of the wonderful things our city has to offer. Well I know I am. We share some common want to dos. Think I make a "bucket" list myself, just to get me motivated.ReplyDelete
You have inspired me to create my own bucket list! If you go to the zoo, make sure you see the bird show, it is awesome. Thanks for the great photos, I have fallen in love with my city all over again.ReplyDelete
I've always wanted to visit Sydney:)... my whole family has been there but me..!ReplyDelete
I love your list Erin! Great idea to do one now and it makes it that much more achievable (and hehe mine would be full of food too!) :)ReplyDelete
Erin, I posted a comment previously on your wonderful list, but it's not here!??ReplyDelete
Anyhoo, love it! The photos are beautiful and showcase Sydney as one of the greatest cities in the world! A picnic in the Botanical Gardens (with my Peter) is on my list too.
Oops, before I forget... my bucket list is to visit as many wonderful markets, in Australia but overseas too, before I die.ReplyDelete
Arriving at a great market, I get that same giddy rush as when an F1 11 roars over my head. I love them!
Mindil Beach Markets at Sunset is one I definitely want to see again. Then there's a beautiful market in Budapest... so much paprika and salami! LOL. And those floating markets in Vietnam or Thailand, how wonderful are they?
Food, people. Atmosphere.
Such simple things make you feel blessed to be alive.
Sydney is so beautiful, and I never fail to smile when I see our Harbour.ReplyDelete
Your bucket list is a great idea! I also want to camp on Cockatoo Island, and I'd love to do the bridge climb.
I think my biggest desire though is to see the NYE fireworks live - preferably on a boat though, I hate crowds ;)
I wish I lived closer to Australia. It's on my bucket list to visit one day.ReplyDelete
How lovely! That picture of the girl running with the cliffs in the background... breathtaking! I've actually been to Sydney and I think I've been to that beach... it was several years ago so I can't remember exactly. I would love to go back!ReplyDelete
This is such a fantastic idea. Gelato; I think it's pretty hard to miss gelato messina in Darlinghurst. Am currently making a bucket list for our time left in London; eating at Petersham Nurseries and the River Cafe are currently high on it...ReplyDelete
Thanks Jasmyne :)ReplyDelete
Martyna, sorry to hear about Mr's tooth. Although the baguettes sound like a lovely idea to include in a picnic.Thanks for the gelato recommendation.
Misspiggy - I had to only limit the list to only a few restaurants or the post would have been still going hehe.
Sara - look forward to hearing what you include on your list :)
Anna - such a lovely comment - thank you x
blackbookkitchendiaries & Eva - I hope you both get to visit us soon
Lorraine & Lizzy - thank you !
Chanel - I always smile too when I visit our harbour - it's just so gorgeous, can't wait for the warmer weather so I can't visit it more often.
Lindsay - that is one of my favourite pics, my husband Pete took it.Thanks.
Tori - thanks for the tip, looking forward to hearing more about your bucket list for London :)
It inspires me to think about what my bucket list should be!ReplyDelete
Cow and the Moon in Enmore - best Gelato in Sydney!
I'm glad the mobile self storage pods are taking off, if things continue going well, I might be able to start on my own bucket list in no time soon!ReplyDelete