31 Reasons Why Sydney Is Better Than Melbourne
And with this, I have settled the debate.
1. Sydney Harbour is a little nicer than Melbourne's.
2. And you can have a lovely walk around it.
3. Or a sail, if that’s more your thing.
4. And what's better than catching a ferry in Sydney?
5. There is a tonne of sports teams that you can follow.
6. And you’re in luck if you like rugby.
7. Public transport is extra slow, so it gives you more time to enjoy the city!
8. Melbourne isn't the only city with a light rail...well, almost.
9. We have this iconic building:
10. We have this thing called the Sydney Mardi Gras.
11. At VIVID they put crazy lights pretty much everything and we are here for it.
12. And the City2Surf.
13. There's no better way to celebrate Christmas than by going to Carols in the Domain.
14. And on New Year’s Eve, where would you rather see fireworks? Coming off some building in Melbourne, or along Sydney’s beautiful harbour?
15. Sydney had the most recent Olympics in 2000, so that's pretty cool.
16. Sydney's beaches are world class, whereas Melbourne’s are kinda bleak.
17. For example, Bondi Beach is an absolute icon.
18. Or hidden treasures like Avalon Beach.
19. And this is what a beach experience in Melbourne is like:
20. Also, Sydney just has better weather...
21. ...which means you can spend more time at Wet'n'Wild.
22. You're also a lot closer to nature, with national parks directly north and south of Sydney.
23. And the Blue Mountains just to the west.
24. No one in Sydney is going to talk to you about how "liveable" Melbourne is.
25. Oh, and we actually have a railway link to our airport.
26. Sydney is *slightly* closer to the rest of the world, so it’s faster to get places!
27. Not to mention, we have the best Portuguese chicken in Australia.
28. Sydney's zoo is right on the harbour.
29. Melbourne may have fancy art galleries and cool street art, but Sydney has the Archibald Prize.
30. The last three prime ministers of Australia are from Sydney.
31. Home and Away is filmed in Sydney. The BEST Aussie television soap.
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