Tag Archives: travel

Invasion of the body scanners

I’m currently sitting in Sydney international airport having passed through security – I must say that I highly recommend travelling on Christmas day, the airport is deserted compared to it’s normal volume of travellers. There’s been a few changes since … Continue reading

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Google Convoy

Spotted this when doing street view around Pyrmont Sydney – there’s at least two Google cars since one has captured this picture, looks like there might even be a third…. Unsure why there would be a convoy of cars, the … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au 2013 plans

It’s nearing that important time of year that the NZ-AU open source flock congregate that important and time honoured tradition of linux.conf.au. I’ve said plenty about this conference in the past, going to make an effort to write a lot … Continue reading

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Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

On one of our trips down to Circular Quay, we recently discovered the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. It’s a free museum with a range of interesting and unique exhibits and worth visiting if you have a couple of hours … Continue reading

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Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum

The Powerhouse Museum in Sydney is a science/tech/design museum offering a range of exhibits including space, robotics, history, fashion and other geeky and design related topics. I went there on a special event day so the usual $12 entrance fee … Continue reading

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Bondi Beach

Seeing as I’m living in Sydney, I felt compelled to head out to visit Bondi Beach – it’s a pretty famous location, so figured it’s worth getting out there to check it out at least once. Getting out to Bondi … Continue reading

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Light Rail of Sydney

Ending up living in Sydney rather than Melbourne has brought one unfortunate side effect – a lack of awesome trams spread around the city. Thankfully it turns out one doesn’t have to go all the way to Melbourne just to … Continue reading

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Sydney Harbour Bridge Walk

One of my biggest annoyances about living in Auckland is that the only way to cross the Auckland Harbour Bridge was via car or bus –  so whilst my apartment would have been within feasible walking distance to the city, … Continue reading

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Australian National Maritime Museum

As part of my daily walk to work in Pyrmont, I pass the impressive Australian National Maritime Museum – considering they have both a Destroyer and a submarine parked in the harbor outside, I could hardly resist a visit for … Continue reading

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Commuting in Sydney

I’ve now been in Sydney for 5 weeks, settling into a new job, a new lifestyle and an entirely new city. Still very much in the tourist phase, there’s heaps we still need to see and do and only just … Continue reading

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