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Sydney is one of my favourite cities, being both a great place to live and visit. Good food, great coffee and an outdoor lifestyle are just the beginning. However, like <h2><a href="http://thebetterlivingindex.com/bodega-surry-hills/">Bodega, Surry Hills<a href='http://thebetterlivingindex.com/bodega-surry-hills/#comments' class='comments-small'>(0)</a></a></h2> 

Bodega's modern interpretation of South American and Spanish cuisine continues to impress with crowds at 6pm on a Saturday night a testament to its popularity. Hostess Sarah and the team do <h2><a href="http://thebetterlivingindex.com/bronte-pool/">Bronte Pool on a massive swell<a href='http://thebetterlivingindex.com/bronte-pool/#comments' class='comments-small'>(0)</a></a></h2>A massive wind swell came through Sydney yesterday rendering the eastern suburbs beaches un-surfable. Bronte Pool was particularly dramatic this morning with double overhead waves breaking onto the pool in <h2><a href="http://thebetterlivingindex.com/trekking-the-routeburn-track-new-zealand/">Trekking the Routeburn Track, New Zealand<a href='http://thebetterlivingindex.com/trekking-the-routeburn-track-new-zealand/#comments' class='comments-small'>(0)</a></a></h2> 

The Routeburn Track, on the south island of New Zealand, is a 32 km or 2-4 day mountainous track winding through beech-forested valleys, alongside pristine green rivers and alpine lakes <h2><a href="http://thebetterlivingindex.com/the-skippy-girls-redfern/">The Skippy Girls, Redfern<a href='http://thebetterlivingindex.com/the-skippy-girls-redfern/#comments' class='comments-small'>(2)</a></a></h2> 

Walking along Wilson Street, you find the famed Redfern 'Skippy Girls' series, a charming street art project by Rosie that runs on eastern side of the wonderful Eveleigh Markets. The
Sculpture walk, Lavender Bay Parklands

Sculpture walk, Lavender Bay Parklands 0

Cup of Excellence cupping, Single Origin Roasters

Cup of Excellence cupping, Single Origin Roasters 0

Bills Bondi

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Paramount Coffee Project, Surry Hills

Paramount Coffee Project, Surry Hills 0

Porsche Concours d’Elegance

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Guides

Sydney’s best breakfasts

Sydney’s best breakfasts 0

  Breakfasting out is one of the real pleasures of living in Sydney. Typically comprising superb coffee, quality ingredients (fresh fruit, yoghurt, eggs, smoked trout, fresh breads) and great atmospheres, some

Things we like

Simon Miller Jeans

Simon Miller Jeans 0

Simon Miller Jeans is the eponymous jeans brand from New Zealander Simon Miller. Manufactured in Los Angeles using Japanese selvedge denim, these jeans are straight leg, comfortable and of exceptional quality.

Cars & Motorcycles

Porsche Concours d’Elegance

Porsche Concours d’Elegance 0

Today was one of the ‘must do’ events for Porsche enthusiasts, the annual Concours d'Elegance. Held at The Armory at Sydney Olympic Park, it is possibly the largest gathering

Food & Drinks

Cup of Excellence cupping, Single Origin Roasters

Cup of Excellence cupping, Single Origin Roasters 0

The Cup of Excellence is an annual coffee growers competition held to identify the highest quality coffees produced around the world. It is organised by the Alliance for Coffee Excellence

Travel

Sydney to Seal Rocks surf trip

Sydney to Seal Rocks surf trip 0

Seal Rocks, on the NSW Mid-North Coast, is a lovely part of the world offering stunning beaches, a charming lighthouse and very little else to distract one from surfing, walking, reading

Design & Art

Sculpture walk, Lavender Bay Parklands

Sculpture walk, Lavender Bay Parklands 0

  Lavender Bay Parklands, in the shadow of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, features a delightful selection of artworks and small sculptures. Walking away from Luna Park along the wooden