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The ultimate Swiftie guide to Sydney

The Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour BridgeCredit: Destination NSW

The Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge at sunrise

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The ultimate Swiftie guide to Sydney

The Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge Credit: Destination NSW

The Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge at sunrise

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Hit up these swanky spots to get Ready For It

If you’re not a glue gun aficionado and left the concert outfit last minute, catch the light rail to Pitt Street Mall in the city’s CBD where you can pick out a white dress, little black dress, nice dress or party dress. For a more Lover Era-esque outfit, costume shop House of Priscilla on Oxford Street are the experts of all things glittery. Then relax, shake it off  and indulge in a spa experience fit for a pop star at the Capella Sydney’s opulent spa.

Before heading to Accor Stadium, grab some pre-drinks at Sydney’s world class bars. Maybe Sammy in The Rocks came first in the global Top 500 bar awards with their $2 oysters every Saturday, and a dedication to coffee cocktails. Venture further into the city to Dean and Nancy on 22 and be left Breathless at the bar’s luxe floor to ceiling views of the city.

Assemble your Bad Blood music video-worthy squad for a night out at these glamorous restaurants

Totti’s reigns supreme as Sydney’s ultimate dinner location for their share plates served with pillows of tear-apart woodfired bread. The dishes of thinly sliced prosciutto, marinated tomatoes and smooth burrata are very camera friendly, just like the killer views of Sydney’s skyline at The Butler in Potts Point. This dreamy restaurant with a long list of floral cocktails and fresh locally-sourced food is definitely one for the Lovers.

Get that red lip classic thing going on for your ritzy night out to Armorica Grande Brasserie. The gorgeous Parisian brasserie in Surry Hills has been well-thought out at every turn from the woodfired steak frites to the plush leather booths and marble tables.

Cafe Freda’s eclectic summery artwork is sure to match your stack of friendship bracelets. The Italian menu features fresh dishes and picnic plates of antipasto, perfect for sharing. It’s only fitting too, that the cafe is located in Taylor Square in Darlinghurst.

Maybe Sammy, Sydney Credit: DS OFICINA

Maybe Sammy's interiors including bar, Sydney

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Maybe Sammy, Sydney Credit: DS OFICINA

Maybe Sammy's interiors including bar, Sydney

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Armorica Grand Brasserie Credit: Chris Court

Armorica Grand Brasserie: Food.

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Armorica Grand Brasserie Credit: Chris Court

Armorica Grand Brasserie: Food.

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Spend your Midnights partying it up at one of Sydney’s trendiest bars

The Caterpillar Club in Sydney’s CBD is one of Sydney’s newest bars and quickly becoming one of the hottest. DJs spin some seriously groovy vinyl here to match the epic list of classic 90’s cocktails. If “a couple of drinks” ends up going way past Midnight and it's time to fuel up again, late-night restaurant Big Poppa’s in Darlinghurst have a carb loaded menu for those drunk cravings. The Italian joint is open until 3am with killer DJs and good wine.

For the ultimate Swift-inspired , enjoy a three-tiered high tea, at The Crown Tea House which will boast sweet and savoury treats inspired by the Eras Tour, including the 'you need to calm down' teriyaki wagyu slider and 'reputation' charcoal meringue with burnt vanilla ash and elastic coffee.

If you’re looking for a change of scenery, Bar Planet brings the party out of the CBD and over to the eclectic strip of bars and clubs in Enmore. The grungy bar and their martini reinventions are pretty much Sydney’s version of a dive bar on the east side.

Summer in Sydney doesn’t have to be cruel – soak up the sun like a local at one of these places

AP Bakery perched on the roof of the Paramount House Hotel merges the rooftop bar and cafe experience into one with artisan breads and lush greenery for a sunny brunch seating while Bills in Darlinghurst is well-known for its ricotta hotcakes with banana and honeycomb butter.

Sydney’s CBD is only a 30 minute bus ride away from a whole coastline of picturesque beaches that are connected by the six-kilometre Bondi to Coogee walking track. There won’t be any Snow On The Beach, but there will be rock pools aplenty including the highly-Instagrammable Bondi Icebergs, or the ladies-only McIvers Baths.

If you’re looking to really go all out, hire a luxury charter for your squad to cruise the harbour in Style. For equally captivating views of Sydney Harbour at a fraction of the price, hop on the ferry to Manly from Circular Quay before enjoying lunch in the sun at Manly Wharf Bar, Hugo’s or Sunset Sabi[JW1] . Close off a perfect summers’ day at a rooftop bar by popping some bubbles by the pool at Harper, nestled on top of the Kimpton Margot or go crazy with bottomless frosé at Untied in Barangaroo.

Teahouse, Barangaroo Credit: Destination NSW

Friends enjoying Chinese cuisine at the Teahouse lounge bar in Crown Sydney, Barangaroo.

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Teahouse, Barangaroo Credit: Destination NSW

Friends enjoying Chinese cuisine at the Teahouse lounge bar in Crown Sydney, Barangaroo.

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Bondi Icebergs, Bondi Credit: Destination NSW

Aerial view of Bondi Icebergs and surrounds, Bondi

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Bondi Icebergs, Bondi Credit: Destination NSW

Aerial view of Bondi Icebergs and surrounds, Bondi

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For a change of scenery, hop in your getaway car and hit the road for one of these unmissable day trips from Sydney

It’s known All Too Well that New South Wales’ beaches are something else but Palm Beach is one of the most well-known thanks to its cameo on Home And Away. Put out a towel or lace up your joggers and set out on the Barrenjoey Lighthouse walk, finishing up with a lunch of Hamptons dreams at the Barrenjoey House eatery.

Just an hour’s drive from Sydney lies the Three Sisters rock formation in the Blue Mountains with a whole stack of Folklore on how it came to be. If you can feel the magic in the air as you’re gliding along the cable car and choose to extend your stay, Kyah is a charming boutique hotel in the area.

If you’re leaning into Taylor’s Evermore era, the Southern Highlands have the folk inspiration of your Wildest Dreams. Double the champagne and hold the problems during wine tasting at Centennial Vineyards or inspire your inner songwriter and poet at Berkelouw Books – one of the quaintest bookstores you might ever step foot into.

Barrenjoey Lighthouse Walk, Palm Beach Credit: Destination NSW

Friends enjoying a walk along the Barrenjoey Lighthouse walk, Palm Beach.

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Barrenjoey Lighthouse Walk, Palm Beach Credit: Destination NSW

Friends enjoying a walk along the Barrenjoey Lighthouse walk, Palm Beach.

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Kyah Boutique Hotel & Blaq Restaurant + Bar, Blackheath Credit: Steven Woodburn

Kyah Boutique Hotel & Blaq Restaurant + Bar located in Blackeath located in the Blue Mountains of NSW.

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Kyah Boutique Hotel & Blaq Restaurant + Bar, Blackheath Credit: Steven Woodburn

Kyah Boutique Hotel & Blaq Restaurant + Bar located in Blackeath located in the Blue Mountains of NSW.

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