Hello from Lillian & Harry Neelam from Sydney – Australia…

We are the publishers of So Sydney and we are so happy to have you here.


We are Sydney residents and love this city more than any other. We are addicted to travel, and have traveled to 65+ cities in 19 countries on 4 continents and are continuing to add to our global map…
Maybe not as much as some, but we have been travelers rather than tourists long before it became trendy.
We have never been on an organised tour – not there is anything wrong with that.
We prefer to stay in one place for a while and live like a local to get the real feel, and ‘get under the skin’ of a place before we move on.

However, wherever we may roam, no matter how exciting our journey, no matter what we did, saw, ate, experienced elsewhere, we get the warm and fuzzies when we are on the final approach to land at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. It’s the best feeling in the world!

We tell you this as a backstory + background so that you understand that SoSydney.com is a very personal, 25 year exploration and idiosyncratic look at our city.

But hey! You will find solid, useful, actionable, information in here too – whether you are a resident, a newcomer moving here or a visitor/tourist in our reports and comprehensive data on the city, suburbs etc. Living, working, enjoying and surviving here. Or just visiting Sydney for a few days.

But more than anything it is a fun look at Sydney city and environs from an ‘insiders’ viewpoint.

We live here, we have grown here, built our family here, had our successes and failures here and wouldn’t trade it for the world!

We hope our story will show you what’s possible and inspire you to follow what we are doing if the idea of getting under the skin of Sydney excites you .

YOLO – You Only Live Once

YODO – You Only Die Once

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