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A Perfect Day in Sydney: Travelling Like a Local

  • Ethan Gelber with Jane Higgins
  • 20 March 2013

This is an homage to a home away from home in the land Down Under. By authors no longer resident there, it is a fond remembrance of Sydney – a perfect day in Sydney – informed by beloved qualities of it discovered over time.

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The Best Local Travel Pictures of 2012

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 4 January 2013

With another year of pictures under our belt, it’s time again to spotlight our Photo of the Year – an image that most captured the imagination of The Travel Word team and a group of external judges. Like our Photo of the Year 2010 and Photo of the Year 2011, we believe this year’s winning image truly captures the imagination, a glimpse of something uncommon in a very familiar place.

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Photo of the Week: Angel Place Birdcages, Sydney, Australia

  • Ryan Zaknich (photo and text)
  • 7 December 2012

This photo was taken in Angel Place in the downtown area of Sydney, Australia. It is part of an art exhibit installed by the local council to remind us of the abundant birdlife that was in the area prior to English settlement. The birdcages are empty to remind us of the birds that have long since flow away.

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Rediscovering Home in the Suburbs of Sydney, Australia

  • Len Cordiner
  • 29 February 2012

My wife and I started our own ‘slow travel’ mission. For the past four months, we have been checking out the natural world in and around Sydney – starting in our own backyard. We were amazed – thrilled, even – at what we found. In the large tracts of mangrove forest and bushland, we couldn’t see any hint of suburbia. Instead, we encountered many different species of plants and wildflowers.

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See Stylish Sydney the Green Way with Corporate Cars Australia

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 23 June 2011

Finding a reliable transportation service in Sydney, Australia, is essential for discovering the many local gems, and one Sydney taxi company, now the Green Path Transfers local partner, has the experience, the expertise and, especially important, the green underpinnings to help all visitors make the most of their stay.

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The Power of Place: Sustaining the Future of Destinations

  • Len Cordiner
  • 3 March 2009

The team at whl.travel has partnered up with the National Geographic Centre for Sustainable Destinations and Ashoka to support the 2009 Geotourism Challenge. We are trying to indentify organisations doing great things to retain the “Power of Place” – sustaining the future of destinations for future generations. So please, join in. Put forward any initiatives out there you have seen which you think we all need to know about.

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