I’ve taken a peek into the rarefied world of the Qantas first class lounge in Sydney and wow. You really have to be at the airport early to be at one with this experience.
It’s an unusually grey, wet and cool summer. Australia, the land of sunshine, has precious little of it on the east coast – the place where it’s usually packed with holidaymakers.
If you want to behave badly, you have to come here. Mobsters, murders and knock shops make Kings Cross the Sydney centre of scandal where anything goes.
Journalist and author Diana Plater is running travel writing workshops at her home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.
Oprah did it, and 83-year-old Lloyd Poulton did it too, and one couple got married on it. In fact over 2.7 million people have climbed Sydney Harbour Bridge.