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Mudgee, NSW, is one of Australia’s most delicious destinations. It’s home to fantastic wineries, incredible restaurants, and amazing farmers’ markets, as well as stunning scenery and beautiful heritage buildings – all just a 3.5hr drive from Sydney. It’s also a finalist in our Festival of Wot competition, with a chance to win its very own …

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of QLD and NSW battling it out to see which state reigns supreme. It’s almost time for Game 2 of State of Origin and it’s looking to be a nail-biter. QLD might have taken out Game 1, but the competition’s far from over – and it’s not limited …

Ahh, Byron Bay. A place that mixes salt, sand, food, drink, food, shopping, nature, food, sunshine – and did I mention food? It’s a destination I’ve visited more times than I can count. With a hospitality scene to rival Sydney’s and built around one of Australia’s best surfing spots, one blog post can only scratch …

It’s time to lighten up, friends 😉 Why? Because the Southern Hemisphere’s LARGEST festival of light, music and ideas is about to hit the Harbour City. Yep, Vivid Sydney is back in 2019, from Friday 24 May to Saturday 15 June. If you’ve never experienced the bright, inspiring and downright AMAZING festival that is Vivid, …

When you think of the NSW Central Coast, the first thing that springs to mind is the beach. Just 90 minutes from Sydney, ‘the Coast’ is spoilt with stretches of perfect coastline, with not a parking meter in sight. From Terrigal to Avoca, The Entrance to Copacabana, there are more than forty beaches to choose …

Lord Howe Island. An idyllic South Pacific island that’s only a two-hour flight from Sydney or Brisbane, will captivate you with its jaw-dropping natural beauty and show you a side of Australia that’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Giant, luscious green mountains, turquoise waters and spectacular snorkelling and diving are just a few reasons to …

Amazing restaurants, exciting nightlife, incredible culture, and That Harbour. Just when you thought Sydney couldn’t get any more awesome, it kicks off with more must-see events than you can shake your opera glasses at. From New Jersey singalongs to the Royal Easter Show, get your golden tickets ready for a season of Sydney fever (and …

Beautiful beaches with some of the whitest sand in Australia, waterways that glow in the dark, rainforests with trees that pre-date the arrival of Captain Cook, and world-class wineries that tantalise the tastebuds. Welcome to the NSW South Coast! Here is your ultimate must-do list for exploring the unspoilt regions of Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven, and …

Don’t despair if you’re watching your budget in Sydney. Australia’s unofficial capital might be one of the world’s most expensive cities, but there’s still plenty of cheap (and free!) stuff going on to keep you busy without skimping on fun. If you’re in town for a visit (or if you’re a local saving for a …

I was young, stuck in a country town, and desperately missing the coast. To save our sanity, a couple of friends and I decided to take a road trip to Coffs Harbour. That was more than 25 years ago, and that trip began a love affair with a town that boasts one of Australia’s iconic …