Sydney is Australia's largest and oldest city. It is the site of the first European colony in Australia, which was established in 1788 in what is now known as New South Wales. Two centuries later, 21st century Sydney is a multicultural city known for iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
From the Sydney Travel Guide
26 December 2013
Even if you're not a yachtsman, the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, is a spectacular sight. The race starts in Sydney Harbour every year on December 26 around 1:00pm.
31 December 2013
New Years Eve is the biggest public event in Sydney attracting thousands of famillies to the harbour foreshore for a spectacular fireworks show.
26 January 2014
Australia Day on January 26th is when celebrate what it is to be Australian.
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