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The Best Christmas Lights in Sydney

Eliza Cusack Whether you have small children or grandchildren, or you’re looking for a fun festive outing with friends, this year’s Christmas lights will not let you down. Take an adventure through these Sydney suburbs one night this summer to see the most spectacular light displays and festive decorations on show.  Neighbourhood Displays  Lane Cove hosts its very on Light Up Lane Cove competition each year, with many streets in the suburb taking part. Check out Sutherland Street as it’s the running favourite. In Willoughby, First, Second, Third and Fourth Avenues always put on a show full of festive...

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Don’t miss these markets this December

Eliza Cusack With Christmas just around the corner, the festive season is well and truly upon us. Check out these markets in Sydney for the perfect weekend activity. Northside Produce Markets Held on the 5th and 19th of December, the Northside Produce Market is in its 21st year of running. Known for its passionate stallholders and exceptional fresh produce, the market is a perfect Saturday morning activity. This year, the market is holding a ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour on the 5th of December. You will be guided by foodie and chef Tawnya Bahr and will have the opportunity to...

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Our Favourite Wellbeing Trends of 2020

With November almost over, Sydney Observer reflects on some of our favourite wellness, beauty and lifestyle trends for the year, as covered in our previous issues. Sculpting with Gua Shas Similar to jade rollers, the Gua Sha is another Ancient Chinese tradition. Using the heart-shaped massage tool, you can sculpt the skin to improve circulation and perform lymphatic drainage. By doing this, the skin will appear more ‘sculpted’ and firmer – something we all absolutely love! Made out of crystal, commonly jade or rose quartz, Gua Shas have catapulted in popularity, so why not give it a go yourself....

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Celebrate NAIDOC Week

Regardless of when it is celebrated, NAIDOC Week is an event of national importance for all Australians. A week borne from a day of protest, NAIDOC Week each year reminds us of the ongoing aspirations of our communities as they continue the movement towards justice and equality. ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’ recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for Australia for over 65,000 years. Importantly, NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians to come together to celebrate not only Indigenous achievement but the history, rich culture, and survival of the oldest continuing living...

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Explore Mighty Darwin

Isabella Ross Its official – for the time being, Sydneysiders and NSW residents can now jump on a plane and head to the Northern Territory. In celebration of this exciting news, Sydney Observer has collated a guide on how to mark the mighty Darwin on your next interstate holiday. Bask in the Sunset: Darwin is renowned for its beautiful sunsets, with the sky a bold myriad of colours each night. An inexpensive way to admire the view is to take a picnic and sit on the grass area in front of Cullen Beach. There are also a few sunset...

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