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A beginners guide to living in Sydney covering transportation, shopping, tipping, weather, wildlife and the availability of Pakistani food in Sydney.
Sydney/ Travel Diaries

A beginners guide to living in Sydney

As exciting as it was, my move to Sydney was quite overwhelming and challenging, and that is why I decided to write a beginners guide to living in Sydney.  It’s a basic guide that will help newcomers especially expats like me who have moved halfway across the world to come to Australia. From the transportation system in Sydney to where to shop from to whether you should tip or not, to the unpredictable weather and the availability of Desi and…

Australia/ Sydney/ Travel Diaries

First thoughts about Sydney

A lot of you have asked me about life in Australia, and I just thought I would post a quick update of how things are going on here, and my first thoughts about Sydney.  It feels like so much time has passed, but it’s only been a month in Sydney. I am loving the laidback vibe of the city, friendly people, and the greenery. The plants just gleam, especially after there’s been a rainfall. Of course, all this vegetation means…

Australia/ Travel Diaries

Big Announcement

Hello Hello! I’m excited to share BIG news with all of you. I am moving to Australia. Yes! The land down under where I will get to see Kangaroos, Koalas and most importantly Masterchef Australia. In my case, the priorities will always be food. Lol. This move was pending for considerable time because of my impending spouse visa. I’m really happy to join my husband after being months apart. There was lots of jumping around once I got the e-mail…