Golden beaches, glittering water, iconic architecture . . . anyone’s list of what to see in Sydney is going to contain the classics. But we’ve gone a little off-map to bring you some tucked away gems too.
If you’re keen to head abroad over the Christmas holidays, there are plenty of places where you can still get your festive fix. Go ice skating in New York’s Central Park, build sandmen in Dubai on the beach, or explore the Christmas Markets in Vienna.
The city’s year-round mild weather means that the temperature stays at a comfortable 14 degrees in the winter months. If you’re not a fan of the heat, it’s the perfect time to go and explore Australia’s best sights and attractions.
Summer in Australia’s capital city runs from December until February, so if you’re travelling from the Northern Hemisphere, you’ll be in for a treat. Expect BBQs on the beach, huge summer parties and chilled-out vibes aplenty.