The City of Sydney - Recently ranked number 10 on Mercer's list of most liveable cities, Sydney continues to grow in popularity; each year, nearly 10 million visitors live in the port city, and every day, more than 600,000 visitors come to the city and city center to sightsee, shop and explore. With this sprawling metropolis population predicted to hit the top 5 million this year, here are 5 reasons to consider joining in and moving to Sydney.
In Sydney, you will have the opportunity to visit all the beautiful beaches
spending a day at the beach is a favorite pastime of Australians, and Sydneysiders are no exception. From the ever-popular and iconic Bondi beaches to Sydney's surf-friendly north beaches, Sydney's beaches are more than just a major tourist attraction; they are a way of life. Don't miss the secret, quiet beaches near the harbor, Sydney's stunning outdoor rock pools, and the Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk. Move to Sydney and you'll have the opportunity to explore everything from Palm Beach to Cronulla.
Savoring Food in Sydney is a global feast
Sydney is the best city in Australia for the tasteful. Want to enjoy a steaming bowl of Vietnamese pho? Go to Marrickville or Cabramatta. Chinese cravings? then head to Ashfield, Strathfield, Chatswood, or Chinatown for tender dumplings and freshly cooked seafood. After Middle East Fares? All you have to do is take a trip to Lakemba, Punchbowl, Granville, Auburn, or even Cleveland Street in Surry Hills for delicious falafel, creamy garlic sauce, and delicious meat skewers. There is so much experience and dining in Sydney, you can eat however you want around its vibrant surroundings for months and barely scratch the surface.
Great Local Market
Sydney is blessed with a series of bustling local weekend markets, which make shopping and browsing a true pleasure. Head to Glebe Market for great clothing and gifts, Rozelle Market for antiques and vintage clothing, Stone Market for handcrafted goods, and Carriageworks Farmers Market for delicious local produce.
Some of Australia’s best cafes and coffee are in Sydney
Sydney rivals Melbourne with its cafe offerings, and the coffee here is one of the best in the world. Head to Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Alexandria, and Newtown for some of the city's best beers, from chic walkways in the walls of sprawling industrial warehouse cafes. Must-visits include Mecca, Sample Coffee, and Gumption.
Sydney Harbor is one of the most beautiful harbors in the world
Sydney is surrounded by water, and the sparkling blue waters of Sydney Harbor are some of the most photo perfect. With more than 200 km of waterfront, the city is dotted with pretty harbor islands and is the venue for a variety of events including boat races and, of course, Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks display.