The Sydney Connection shares a piece of home with visitors

Since relocating to Sydney 10 years ago from Auckland, Maree Sheehan has familiarised herself with the inner-city, and her knowledge is so vast  she now runs tours in the area. But unlike traditional walking tours that point out city icons, Sheehan’s version, The Sydney Connection, brings tourists together around the dining tables of local eateries in Elizabeth Bay, Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, and Potts Point. Sheehan … Continue reading The Sydney Connection shares a piece of home with visitors

Moving forward: Benay Aykin prevails old traditions

Born and bred as a Turkish-Australian who grew up in Auburn, Benay Aykin’s one mission in her job as a Flavours of Auburn cultural walking food tour guide is to help diffuse any negative impressions Sydneysiders have about the city’s very own little Turkish community. “I want to help bring people closer together, by letting others know that they shouldn’t be too scared to step … Continue reading Moving forward: Benay Aykin prevails old traditions

Food lessons: Yamane Fayed shows and tells

By way of introduction to a small group of people who have joined her for the Food, Faith Feast Taste Tour, Yamane Fayed clarifies she is no “foodie”, but she does love food. Fayed has been a Taste tour guide of the Bonnyrigg area for the last two years, after being recommended by a friend who was one of the co-founders of Taste Tours. “I was just … Continue reading Food lessons: Yamane Fayed shows and tells