Traveling to Australia – Qantas A380
Park Hyatt Sydney
Sydney – Spice I Am, Watsons Bay, Manly Beach, Cafe Paci
Sydney – The Opera House Black Star Bakery, The Rocks, Sake
Emirates Wolgan Valley – Part One
Emirates Wolgan Valley – Part Two
Kangaroo Island – Southern Ocean Lodge, Part One
Kangaroo Island – Southern Ocean Lodge, Part Two
Our first night in Sydney, we were pretty jet-lagged and knew that we had to go outside at night to avoid clonking out at 8 PM. We decided to use the first night to check out some Thai food, which we had been told we absolutely had to try while in Sydney – apparently it’s one of the best places in the world for good, authentic Thai.
We went to Spice I Am, which was recommended by some local friends as well as our concierge. It was about a ~15 minute metro ride from the Park Hyatt to the restaurant’s location in Surry Hills.
We took the opportunity to order a few dishes we hadn’t tried before – a roasted duck curry and a light steamed rice roll with vegetables. Both were delicious and hit the spot.
After our dinner, we headed back to the hotel and snoozed until the next morning.
The next day, we were very excited to take hop on a Sydney ferry! Soon we were zooming through the water and passing by the Opera House. I think a ferry ride is a must do activity for any visitor to Sydney – you really get to see the city from a different view.
After about 20-25 minutes, we arrived at our first destination – Watsons Bay, a little beach suburb.
The weather was a bit crazy during our day – it alternated between hot and sunny, to quite rainy. Because of that, there weren’t many people on the beaches at all, and we were able to enjoy them in relative isolation. How cute is this pelican?
We took the opportunity to take some short walks around the coast, and enjoy some stunning vantage points. Right after this we saw some locals coming out to surf – what a life! Continue Reading