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22 Simple Reasons Sydney Is Way More "Liveable" Than Melbourne

Melbourne won the "world's most liveable city" for a fifth straight year... were the judges not counting Sydney?????

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1. Let's start with the lack of train from the airport. WTF is a SkyBus?

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2. Sydney has a train for you right away. That's very liveable.

3. The trams. Everyone says they love the trams when we all know they're complicated, expensive, and get in the way.

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4. Sydney has these things called ferries, which are not only a major tourist attraction, but you can catch them to work, too!

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5. What's going on with the colour of the Yarra River? It's brown. What's going on, Melbourne?

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6. Sydney is built around a deep blue harbour. It also has a world-class zoo where giraffes can literally take in the landscape porn all day.

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7. There's also the world's most beautiful/esteemed opera house. Like, no biggie.

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8. While in Melbourne, this is what passes for ~art~.

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9. Let's talk about "hook turns". What are they? Why do they exist? Are you too good to turn right from the right lane, Melbourne?

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10. Also, Melbourne just elected cricketer Shane Warne as its "king". As in, Shane Warne in charge of Melbourne.

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11. Not to get too real but Melbourne is, like, the Australian HQ of far-right group Golden Dawn.

12. See this, Melbourne? It's called a beach, with sun and waves and happy people.

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13. They're everywhere in Sydney. There are beaches in the north of the city.

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14. And beaches in the south of the city.

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15. This is a Melbourne beach.

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16. You'd think a key indicator of "liveability" would be weather. Well, it always rains in Melbourne.

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17. Especially in the summer.

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18. This is Sydney.

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19. This is Melbourne.

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20. Here's Sydney again.

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21. And Melbourne again.

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22. Sydney is the most liveable city in the world, case closed.

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