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Old 13-10-2019, 07:43 AM   #766
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Aussie food, they have cafe culture here which kinda aussie, also their pub food where they serve parma and schnitzel are considered "Aussie" as well, if not get yourself some sausages and meat and chuck them on the barby (BBQ), very Australian...

In saying that, there's no real aussie food here, just eat whatever you like
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Old 13-10-2019, 07:55 AM   #767
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$30+ for “big breakfast” sounds far above average. I usually pay around $20. I think the prices you’ve seen are probably for the higher-end ones. Can still try for the experience!

Orange - I believe it’s about 4 hrs each way. Wouldn’t that be very rush if it’s going to be a day trip?
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$30+ for “big breakfast” sounds far above average. I usually pay around $20. I think the prices you’ve seen are probably for the higher-end ones. Can still try for the experience!

Orange - I believe it’s about 4 hrs each way. Wouldn’t that be very rush if it’s going to be a day trip?
Oh, I didn’t know $30+ is under more expensive ones. Think the menus are from bills, Three Williams and a few others. Just searching randomly on Google Maps to check on cafes and their reviews.

Was reading reviews on Saint Peter as well - but quite surprised to see people complaining to find cockroaches running across while they dined and fishes undercooked.

Considering the first direct train from Central, it’s close to 5 hours one way.
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Old 13-10-2019, 08:46 AM   #769
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Aussie food, they have cafe culture here which kinda aussie, also their pub food where they serve parma and schnitzel are considered "Aussie" as well, if not get yourself some sausages and meat and chuck them on the barby (BBQ), very Australian...

In saying that, there's no real aussie food here, just eat whatever you like
True. princessreiko mentioned the same thing. It’s just Western, and the abundance of cafes and bistros. Might take a look at places serving local produce.
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Old 13-10-2019, 07:49 PM   #770
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The dates are not out for Vivid Sydney yet.
Should be 22 May 2020 - 13 June 2020.

How about heading out all the way to Orange as a day trip?
It's 4 hours drive one-way, so definitely not a day trip.

Australia don't really have their own food.
I went to the Grounds of Alexandria and it was really cool there.
Apart from a really hip cafe for Instagram, they have lots of flowers, some birds and even a pig there.
Works quite well for brunch. Can get crowded though.

U may like to check out which Tim Tam is unique to Sydney.
Sydney does not have any unique Tim Tam.
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Old 18-10-2019, 08:39 AM   #771
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Hi, any hotel to recommend for triple bedroom, less than $250/nite, near train station?
So far i only shortlist Travelodge Sydney Martin Place, but got bad reviews items in the room being stolen (not just 1, few reviews).

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Old 18-10-2019, 01:12 PM   #772
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Stayed at Meriton Suites Zetland earlier this year. It's not super close to train station (Green Square), but reasonable I suppose.
Paid A$700 for 3 nights, for a 2-bedroom unit (4 pax).

I was driving and I found the location quite suitable for my needs.
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Old 19-10-2019, 07:07 AM   #773
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Hi, any hotel to recommend for triple room, less than $250/nite, near train station?
So far i only shortlist Travelodge Sydney Martin Place, but got bad reviews items in the room being stolen (not just 1, few reviews).

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Triple room means 3 rooms or 3 beds in 1 room? Just use booking.com and filter based on your needs.. worse case is airbnb
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Stayed at Meriton Suites Zetland earlier this year. It's not super close to train station (Green Square), but reasonable I suppose.
Paid A$700 for 3 nights, for a 2-bedroom unit (4 pax).

I was driving and I found the location quite suitable for my needs.
Thanks kevin, this hotel seems gd~ except the location is not gd n inconvenient.
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Old 20-10-2019, 11:14 PM   #776
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Are branded stuffs cheaper over there?
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Old 21-10-2019, 06:06 AM   #777
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Are branded stuffs cheaper over there?
Maybe, seen a lot of asian tourist claiming GST refund at airport..
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Maybe, seen a lot of asian tourist claiming GST refund at airport..
Really depends on the actual brand and item. It's almost always Asian tourists claiming though, and the occasional locals who would buy things, take them on the trip, and then not declare them when they come back in.
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Really depends on the actual brand and item. It's almost always Asian tourists claiming though, and the occasional locals who would buy things, take them on the trip, and then not declare them when they come back in.
I've done that every single time as well.. It's almost impossible for them to prove that the item you brought out is the same item you brought back in.
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$30+ for “big breakfast” sounds far above average. I usually pay around $20. I think the prices you’ve seen are probably for the higher-end ones. Can still try for the experience!

Orange - I believe it’s about 4 hrs each way. Wouldn’t that be very rush if it’s going to be a day trip?

food prices here is higher than sg, thus it difficult to accept.
normal hawker food in sg e.g chicken rice, wanton noodles etc will cost u is $12 to $15 here .

bottled water alone is $3.

yea orange is pretty far away. if u want somewhere not to far, try Kiama
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