The Melbourne -Sydney battle is not unheard of and on any day, the debate is as fresh as Australia’s beer fans holding the drink down (that old and that epic!)!
Yes, Melbourne has its charm and its own dignified culture, but what Sydney has is raw power and spirit!
Even though neither of the city’s are Australia’s capital, Sydney steals the show hands-down! Here’s why, you would be happier in Sydney than in Melbourne.
Sydney’s extensive beaches are envied by many and Melbourne tops the list! Beach-lovers across the globe choose Sydney over Melbourne over the sheer variety it offers. Add a pint of beer to it and the combo is one to kill!
2. More Space
Melbourne is growing more than Sydney. What’s the verdict? Sydney has more places and less crowd and when you walk the streets you will always appreciate a little extra room for your elbows to bob in Sydney.
There are more pristine islands closer to Sydney than Melbourne. Explore the serene blues and dive to see the corals without loosing much out the travel time.Fun things to do in Sydney are endless but this one takes the crown! There is a whole island near Sydney dedicated to celebrating alcohol!
4. The New Years eve at Harbor
New Year’s Fireworks at Sydney harbor outdo any major celebrations at Melbourne. The whole city, especially the Queen Victoria Building and the Christmas markets all hold a winning hand over Melbourne. The most popular celebration holds it grounds and makes Sydney an irresistible treat!
5. Warm Woes
The weather in Sydney is more suitable to people from around the world than Melbourne’s. The beaches, the sun, the beer, great shopping, all are what the kind weather promises to Sydneyvisitors.
6. Markets Galore
Local food markets, thrift stores, markets for fashion divas and fashion for comfort, the mélange of retail therapy that Sydney’s offers is alien to Melbourne. For the shopaholic, Sydney will do more good than harm.
7. The social hubs
The social hubs in Sydney are full of spirit with people loving the social hub sin the city more than Melbourne. Wile you see Sidney socializing, Melbourne will only observe quietly.
8. Cheap food and Drinks
Melbourne does go heavy on the purse buy Sydney saves some for a rainy day! The local food and drinks in Sydney are way cheaper than those in Melbourne. ‘Bon Appetite’ sounds way better with a lighter bill, doesn’t it?
9. The Art
As much as Melbourne has carved its niche in Art, Sydney is art with freedom! See local artists take their uninhabited work to the forefront of the city and truly get involved in the process of making the intangible, tangible.
The art is intrinsic to Sydney’s modern infrastructure too- a fine example would be the Opera House.
The colorful, rainbow ATMs in Sydney are as pro-gay as you can get. Melbourne’s time will come, but for now Sydney is more in sync with equal rights than its envious cousin!
11. Low on Hipsters
Sydney does have its fair-share of hipsters who throng the city beaches but compared to Melbourne they are only a handful! That’s more intimate sightseeing and local experience than Melbourne.
Sydney, with its grand Opera House (need we say more) and tranquil harbor has more to offer any day than Melbourne’s classy haunts. Apart form the usualtourist attractions which are loved by both the cities, Sydney offer personality, art and an evoking one-ness to all who visit.
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