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Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival

Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival   The annual Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival will be back in late August 2020, paying homage to Japan’s seasonal beauties. It will be held at the Auburn Botanic Gardens, where you can stroll through a tunnel of pink blooms and appreciate Japanese culture (without having to fly all the way to […]

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Events, Lifestyle, Local Area


The Biggest Fun Run of the Year: City2Surf This is the big one on Sydney’s run calendar. Whether you’re a serious runner, jogger, walker, pusher or want to join in for the first time, don’t miss your chance to cry on the way up Heartbreak Hill. There are 80,000 participants each year and entries for City2Surf are […]

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Lifestyle, Local Area

International Day of Friendship

The world is filled with too much hatred, too much fighting and too much mistrust.  Today is the International Day of Friendship and is certainly and opportunity too stop, and reverse, these world problems. According to the United Nations, the official sponsor of this special day, the International Day of Friendship is a day to […]

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Have you met Clyde?

Have you met Clyde? Have you ever stayed solo in a hotel and felt lonely and bored? Well 28 Hotel now has this issue sorted. Let me introduce to you “Clyde”, 28 Hotel’s fighting fish.  Clyde has quickly adapted to hotel life and is now part of the 28 family.  It is important for us […]

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Events, local, Travel

Sydney Welcomes VIVID 2020!

Vivid Sydney multi-award winning festival of light, music and ideas returns to Sydney to illuminate the city with mesmerising new light art and projections and deliver a fresh new program of music and ideas. From Friday 24 May to Saturday 15 June expire the brilliant light walk stretching 2kms along the harbour foreshore from The […]

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13 Ways Easter is Celebrated Around the World

Can you believe Easter is almost upon us? Where has the beginning of 2019 gone, didn’t we just have Christmas?! With only a month until Easter Sunday, we can already hear the chants of “what do we want? Chocolate! when do we want it, now!” All around Australia kids are getting excited about Easter Egg hunts, participating […]

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Celebrate World Sleep Day 2019 at 28 Hotel!

World Sleep Society is issuing a global call to action about the importance of healthy sleep. Friday 15 March, 2019 is the 12th annual World Sleep Day®. Created and hosted by World Sleep Society, World Sleep Day is an internationally recognized awareness event bringing researchers, health professionals and patients together to recognize sleep and its important impact on our health. The team […]

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Events, Press

International Women’s Day #balanceforbetter

If you don’t already have International Women’s Day marked in your calendar, there’s still time to get organised before March 8. It’s always been a big day on our calendar, but this year, it feels particularly important to stand together. Here’s a bit more about the history of International Women’s Day, how it started, and why […]

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Arts and Culture

Australia’s Favourite Glamour Circus is back!

There’s no more perfect combination of passion and people than The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival. The upbeat and friendly festival is held from 15 February – 3 March and features a wide range of attractions to appeal to a variety of audiences. If you’re considering which of the many events in Sydney to attend […]

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Local Area

A locals guide to Chippendale

Sitting snugly between Victoria Park and Prince Alfred Park, Chippendale maybe small on space, but its big on character, charisma and culinary delights.  Wander the crooked backstreets of this hip inner-city  suburb to discover its signature terrace houses, cool cafes and unique art galleries.  Once a rough industrial hub centering on the former Kent Breweryt, […]

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