Photo by Robert Wallace/Destination NSW

Photo by Robert Wallace/Destination NSW

By Cory Lee

For as long as I can remember, Sydney, Australia, has been my No. 1 dream destination. I have longed to see the cute little koalas, view the majestic sails of the Sydney Opera House, and even hear the distinct Aussie accents that sound like music to the ears. After 24 seemingly long years of dreaming about it, and months upon months of saving money — it turns out Australia is quite expensive — I finally caught that 15-hour flight from the United States and headed to the land down under.

How to Get Around
Before going, I read online that Sydney is very modern and wheelchair accessible. I hoped this would be true, but was a little leery about it, as I always am when traveling to new countries