Sydney is a Australia’s largest city, with a population of nearly 5 million people. Although it would be easy to spend weeks in Sydney as a tourist or backpacker, I have had the pleasure of exploring Sydney over two separate stopovers and I hope to have many more stopovers in Sydney in the future.

I had originally planned to spend three days in Dublin, but because I spent an extra day in Belfast (due to having such a great time there) I only had a weekend. I took a bus from Belfast to Dublin and it was a surprisingly cheap and easy to cross the border from Northern …