Hi friends! I have a special guest over on the blog today, Rachel from A Nesting Nomad. We have both been working on a project with Currency Fair, but I will let Rachel share more about that…
When I met Courtney back in July, we had so much to talk about. Despite following each others blogs for years (!!), as a new expat I had so many questions for her about what it was like to live in Australia, and Brisbane specifically – and why she moved here in the first place. What can I say, I’m nosy and I love a good relocation story.
A great opportunity arose recently for both Courtney and I to share our stories with Currency Fair, giving the reasons for picking our particular neighbourhoods within our respective cities. But today, we thought we’d continue the share-fest and tell you what we love about our cities. So here is why I think Sydney is the best place to live in Australia, and if you hop on over to my blog, Courtney will be making the case for Brisbane.
Of course I’m going with the big ticket item first. It’s what most people know Sydney for – that big blue gem right in the middle of the city. There’s nothing like rounding the corner onto Circular Quay and seeing the Harbour Bridge and Opera House just sat there, facing each other across the water. Or going for a stroll in a nondescript suburb and coming across a sheltered beach with a killer view and not a soul in sight. It links the city from East to West, North to South; everyone loves the harbour and I don’t care what you say – as long as I live here I will never fail to go “oooooh” whenever I catch sight of it.