Australia, New South Wales, Oceania

How to spend a weekend in the Blue Mountains

Planning a trip to New South Wales’ famed Blue Mountains? It’s time to strap on your closed-in shoes because it’s about to get real outdoorsy up in here. The Blue Mountains are a spectacular World-Heritage Listed spot, just a few short hours drive from the heart of Sydney. Honestly, sitting quietly, gazing over the escarpments […]

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Australia, New South Wales, Oceania

10 Rooftop bars you must visit in Sydney

Planning a trip to Sydney and looking for the very best, must-visit spots to drink? Well, I’ve rounded up 11 of Sydney’s best rooftop bars and compiled them into this nice, neat little list for you. These are the spots to get great views, fantastic drinks and really immerse yourself in Sydney’s awesome social scene. […]

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Australia, New South Wales

A Guide to Sydney’s Best Cheap Eats

There is a common misconception that Sydney is no friend to the frugal backpacker. But when it comes to eating out, there are plenty of options available to backpackers on a budget who are looking for a top-notch meal that won’t break the bank. Cheap food is no longer just packet noodles, dodgy sausage rolls […]

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Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Travel, Victoria, Western Australia

Australia’s best beach break destinations: a Christmas road trip guide

The Christmas break is nearly upon us! I’m pretty sure I read somewhere there’s only 30-something sleeps left until Christmas day. Where does the time go? It feels like Christmas only just happened. This year I’m spending my Christmas break a little differently than usual. I’m keeping things local and taking a road trip north, […]

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Australia, New South Wales, Travel

Lord Howe Island Escape

Thanks to summer, warmer weather and the holiday season fast approaching, it’s the perfect time of year to start planning an island escape. We’re pretty dang lucky to have some of the world’s most beautiful islands right on our doorstep, so why not make the most of them? This week I’m featuring two Australian island […]

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Australia, New South Wales

The BEST places to stay in Sydney…

As an Aussie, going to Sydney and deciding where to stay seems like a no-brainer, just choose a hotel and stay there. Truth is, hotels in Sydney are spread out right across the city and it can be tough deciding where the best place is to base yourself, especially if you’re an overseas tourist. When […]

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Australia, New South Wales, Travel

4 of Sydney’s best beaches

Queensland is often credited with being home to Australia’s most beautiful beaches. Having just been to Sydney recently, and feeling a little guilty about it as a born and bred Queenslander, I was blown away by the stunning beaches it had to offer. Rather than keep this information to myself, I’ve put together this guide […]

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Australia, New South Wales

Uncovering Newcastle and the Hunter Valley

I don’t know anything about wine. Well, that’s not entirely true, I know I like white, sparkling and some rose. I also know there are a lot of memes doing the rounds about how important it is! That’s really the extent of it, shameful right? Based on this, you wouldn’t think I’d be the prime […]

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