Sydney Travel Stories Travel Articles

 
Traveling in a Time of Terror – Sydney, Australia
At a Sydney train station when it receives a bomb threat, Megan Byrd evaluates travel in a time of terror.
I Lost My Cynicism in Sydney – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
On a whole Australia is very much like being in the States, or more appropriately England, but there are small things that confront you each day that jar you out of a general sense of normalcy.
Swagman #4 – RSA and Me
As George quickly discovered, serving beer in NSW is not just a case of turning up at the pub and asking for a job.
Swagman #3 – American Alien – Sydney, Australia
Swagman #3 – American Alien – Sydney, Australia George's first days in Sydney are no holiday. He gets lost, almost killed crossing the street, and he has to share a bed with his brother.
Swagman #6 – Saturday Night’s All Right For Fighting – Sydney, Australia
Swagman #6 – Saturday Night’s All Right For Fighting – Sydney, Australia For anyone thinking of travelling to Australia and working in a pub, George Dunn gives a blow by blow (literally) account of a night's work.
Swagman #5 – The Apartment, The Job – Sydney, Australia
The apartment has become a revolving door of tenants, and George found a job in one of the roughest pubs in Sydney.
Swagman #9 – Short Days, Long Nights and the United Nations of Quarryman’s – Sydney, Australia
It's a bit ironic to travel around the world to a country and not encounter anyone from that country, but that's exactly the situation George finds himself in at the end of his second month.
Swagman #8 – A Month Down – A Cheap Guide To Sydney – Sydney, Australia
Swagman #8 – A Month Down – A Cheap Guide To Sydney – Sydney, Australia George has been in Sydney for over a month now and has somehow, inexplicably and unintentionally, managed to avoid just about every tourist attraction that requires a fee.
Swagman #7 – Students and the Drifter – Sydney, Australia
George walked into a pub for a couple of beers and walked out with a new job. He also felt a little too close to home at a college party.
Swagman #11 – Winding Down – Sydney, Australia
With his brother about to leave town, and his own time in Sydney coming to an end, George makes an effort to experience Sydney - a bridge climb, a trip to the Blue Mountains, a booze cruise, and a 7 h