Plan the Perfect Parramatta Getaway

Plan the Perfect Parramatta Getaway

Looking for a getaway close to home that offers fine food, plenty of history and a chance to explore the great outdoors? Only 30 minutes from the Sydney CBD, a weekend in Parramatta delivers all this and more. We recently spent a…

The Independent Guide to Whale Watching in Sydney

The Independent Guide to Whale Watching in Sydney

Today we share everything you need to know to enjoy whale watching in Sydney. When is the best time to see whales? Can you see them for free? Which whale watching cruise should you book? For the answers to these questions and more,…

The Best New Hotels in Sydney 2022

The Best New Hotels in Sydney 2022

It’s been a while since we covered new hotels in Sydney and I am pleased to say the last two years have seen some fabulous new properties open their doors in the harbour city. Contents[Open][Close]New Hotels in Sydney City CentreAiden HotelA by…

Where to use your NSW Stay Voucher

Where to use your NSW Stay Voucher

So at first thought a $50 NSW Stay voucher does not seem like it would get you much of a holiday however if you combine your own with a partner or friend you can either grab a budget room for next to…

What’s on in Sydney in October 2022

What’s on in Sydney in October 2022

Spring is in full bloom in Sydney in October, and the weather is lovely, warm, but not hot. Daylight saving beginning on 2 October, makes the days longer, giving you more time to get out and explore. The first Monday in October…

20 Things to do in The Hunter Valley

20 Things to do in The Hunter Valley

Looking for things to do in the Hunter Valley? While wine tasting is a big part of any visit to the Hunter, today we sharing tips from our born and raised local Tia Cole on experiences you might like to try when…

Choose the Best Blue Mountains Day Tour

Choose the Best Blue Mountains Day Tour

There are so many Blue Mountains day tours available that it is hard to choose which itinerary on offer is best for you, especially when you don’t know much about the area. Today, I will go over a few points to help…

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge [2022]

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge [2022]

Does your bucket list include “climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge”? Whether you are a local or a visitor, views that will literally take your breath away and the personal satisfaction of making it up all the stairs or beating your fear of…

Federation Cliff Walk Dover Heights

Federation Cliff Walk Dover Heights

The Federation Cliff Walk 5km coastal trail will transport you from North of Bondi along sandstone cliffs all the way to the Gap Lookout and South Head at Watson’s Bay. A stunning walk joining Watson’s Bay and North Bondi With amazing sea…

Why We Love Quay Quarter Lanes Sydney

Why We Love Quay Quarter Lanes Sydney

Quay Quarter and Quay Quarter Lanes offers Sydneysiders and visitors a new dining precinct that is home to some great food, from fine dining to quick budget eats served up in beautiful historic surrounds. Hidden just behind Customs House, only minutes from…

All the Best Things to Eat and Drink at Vivid Sydney

All the Best Things to Eat and Drink at Vivid Sydney

Our guide to where to eat and drink at Vivid Sydney is designed to help you find the best options if you are heading to the city to see the Vivid lights. With food and drinks every bit as pretty as the…

Dessert in Sydney: 10 sweet treats to try

Dessert in Sydney: 10 sweet treats to try

Looking to sample some of the best dessert in Sydney? Well, across the city you will find sweet treats from around the world, including fluffy Japanese cheesecake, flaky pastries, and iconic desserts like the Strawberry watermelon cake from Black Star Pastry. If…

Find the Best American BBQ in Sydney

Find the Best American BBQ in Sydney

There isn’t much better than the smell of some low and slow style barbecued meats, with smoke billowing out the top of a smoker. If you are also a fan of American style BBQ, here are some of the best places you…

New Year’s Eve Sydney Restaurant Packages 2022-23

New Year’s Eve Sydney Restaurant Packages 2022-23

We have been researching New Year’s Eve Sydney restaurant packages to help you find the best restaurants to see the Sydney fireworks or celebrate the new year. There is little detail available yet, but we expect to see lots of options become…

12 Great places for Brunch in the Hills District

12 Great places for Brunch in the Hills District

There are lots of places to eat brunch in the Hills and today we are going to share a dozen options for delicious food, great coffee and a weekend breakfast option for all tastes. The Hills District may not be an iconic…

Mother’s Day Lunch in Sydney 2022

Mother’s Day Lunch in Sydney 2022

Planning to take mum out for Mother’s Day lunch in Sydney as a treat this year? There are plenty of options, but expect them to book out early and get yourself sorted out asap! From brunch to high tea, a harbour cruise…

8 Unusual Places to Sleep in Sydney

8 Unusual Places to Sleep in Sydney

Do you fancy sleeping somewhere a little different on your visit to Sydney? Are you a hotel person, a backpacker, perhaps you prefer self-catering in apartments? Sure Sydney has plenty of these, but I want to show you a couple of unique…