Aerial view over Sydney city and Sydney Harbour © Destination NSW

Sydney Harbour, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Adam Liaw’s guide to Sydney

Top tip

Sydney’s coastal waters are at their warmest (about 23.5°C, or 74°F) from January to March.

Dining at Mama Mulan restaurant in Chatswood in Sydney © Willoughby City Council

Mama Mulan, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales © Willoughby City Council

Dish from the street market on Victoria Avenue in Chatswood in Sydney © Willoughby City Council

Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales © Willoughby City Council

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