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Naked Asian Covered In Blood Awakes Elderly Couple, Disappears

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.03.2013 | World

Police in Sydney were Tuesday trying to work out what happened to a mystery Asian man who hammered on the door of an elderly couple's house naked and ...

LOOK: Sydney's Oldest Barmaid Still Serving At Age 91

Agence France Presse | Madeleine Coorey | Posted 07.31.2013 | World

Sydney's oldest barmaid Lil Miles has never been a drinker, but after four decades in the job at her family's Bells Hotel in Woolloomooloo the 91-year...

Best Places to Watch the Sunset

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

There's some kind of magic that happens when the sun drifts down. The world -- it seems -- glows with bright light and brilliant color, but just for a...

WATCH: End Of The Rainbow For Aussie Gay Community?

Posted 04.11.2013 | Gay Voices

In Sydney, it's the end of the rainbow -- pedestrian crossing, that is. The BBC reports that many members of the Aussie city's lesbian, gay, bisexu...

Sydney vs. Melbourne: It's Like Chalk and Cheese

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
Maria Rodale

My last day in Sydney was a day of utter perfection. Believe it or not, it had nothing to do with food and I can't even remember what I ate. (Oh, wai...

My Biggest Baddest Bucket List Entrance Video

Megan Snedden | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

With such competition, slipping into a pink, full-body pig suit at a gas station to demonstrate Newtown's quirky attire did not daunt me, neither did barging into a tattoo shop, or chasing down a group of stylish punks for an interview.

Living Life Upside Down in Australia

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
Maria Rodale

From the States, Australia doesn't just seem very far away, but, as my oldest daughter kept reminding me, it's also upside down. Thanks to doing yog...

How To Have A Perfect Day In Sydney

Ethan Gelber | Posted 06.02.2013 | Travel
Ethan Gelber

In keeping with its structure -- it is more an assembly of discrete suburbs, each with its own (often banner-held-high) reputation, than it is a metropolis with a blend of neighborhoods -- I stumbled across its treats and its treasures one trove at a time.

The Best Places To Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day

Shermans Travel | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Shermans Travel

These five cities have so much more to offer than just rowdy parties.

WATCH: Record Meth Bust Worth $440 Million

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.28.2013 | World

Police intercepted a record amount of meth in Australia, estimating its worth at $440 million, the BBC reports. Authorities said in a press confere...

Happy Australia Day (Eve)

Posted 01.25.2013 | Travel

Australia Day is a fun house mirror version of July 4. Instead of celebrating their independence from Britain, Aussies raise a pint to the arrival of ...

Melbourne Vs. Sydney

Oyster | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Both offer gorgeous architecture and a boat load of culture, but where one gets top marks for an eco-friendly attitude and a hipster vibe, the other is renowned for its beaches and bold attitude.

A New Year's Dispatch From Sydney

Megan Snedden | Posted 03.05.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

What could be better than panoramic views of the Opera House, an idyllic sunset and prime position for fireworks?

Best New Year's Eve Party Towns

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

There are plenty of other cities ringing in 2013 in a truly memorable fashion. We've scoured the globe for hot spots where you won't just be another face in a televised crowd, but where you can really kick off an exciting new year in style.

PHOTOS: 25 Great Destinations For The Holidays

Viator | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel
Viator

There's no place more traditional to spend Christmastime than in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and the center of nativity scenes worldwide.

Crocodile Snatches 9-year-old Boy In Australia

AP | Posted 12.02.2012 | Crime

SYDNEY -- Police are searching for a 9-year-old boy who was snatched by a crocodile as he was swimming in the mouth of a river in northern Australia. ...

The Trees Are Alive!

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

For the recent Art & About festival, Australian artist Craig Walsh created a series of haunting 3D projections to illuminate the trees of Sydney's Hyd...

A 'Homeland'-Inspired Vacation

Hopper.com | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel
Hopper.com

With Homeland's second season premiering this past weekend amid excitement over its Emmy wins, we calculated what kind of vacation its addled but lovable heroine, Carrie Mathison, could afford to take on her (former) salary as a CIA officer.

WATCH: A Sydney Seaplane Adventure

Peter Greenberg | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

There are plenty of ways to get around in Sydney, but for the best views of the city nothing beats seeing Sydney by the air in a seaplane.

WATCH: Behind The Scenes In Sydney

Peter Greenberg | Posted 11.10.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

At the Sydney Opera House, early birds can actually get up onstage and conduct.

The Architecture of Pasta: Making Pasta With Mitch Orr

Tida Tippapart | Posted 11.07.2012 | Food
Tida Tippapart

Mitch Orr is lauded as one of Australia's brightest young chefs. Pulling flavors from popular culture, he presents a progressive futurist vision for the food scene in Sydney.

Attention Apple Lawyers! Samsung Has Its Own Hip Store Now Too

Mashable | Posted 08.24.2012 | Technology

You’d think Samsung would have waited until it was out of the San Jose courtroom with Apple, where it is currently locked in battle over charges of ...

Watch Amazing Video Of McDonald's Workers As They Save Choking Toddler

Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

Closed circuit video captured the frantic efforts by workers at a McDonald's in Sydney, Australia, last month to save a 14-month-old girl as she choke...

One-Night Stand Hotels?

Oyster | Posted 08.22.2012 | Travel
Oyster

We all like to get loose on vacation, and sometimes that means bringing strangers back to our rooms for afterhours fun. No judgments here, folks.

Creative Spaces: Waterfronts That Make a Splash

Rana Florida | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Rana Florida

2012-06-04-Screenshot20120604at8.28.27AM.jpgLet's celebrate the cities that have done the work and spent the money to make vibrant and dynamic waterfronts -- great spots where tourists and locals alike can gather, play and reflect.