A Two Day Getaway To Blackheath in the Blue Mountains

A Getaway to Blackheath is the perfect choice for a Blue Mountains weekend with some of the regions best views, best eats and lowest crowds. Updated: October 2020 Why Choose Blackheath for your Blue Mountains Getaway? We thoroughly enjoyed our self-catered Blue Mountains weekend getaway in Blackheath at Illalangi Cottage. Read on for our tips … Read more

Using Sydney’s Public Transport 2023

There is no need to hire a car for your time in the city. Sydney’s public transport is easy to use, and once you work out the basics, I am sure you will find it convenient. Below is your crash course on how to get around Sydney on your holiday; consider it a brief introduction … Read more

25 of the Best Parks in Sydney

Looking for the best parks in Sydney? This year we have been visiting and revisiting our favourites. So we have pulled together this detailed guide to more than 25 parks across Sydney to help you decide where to go next. The guide features parks from in the north, south, east and west of the city … Read more

Fun Things to do in Newcastle on a Weekend Getaway

We found so many things to do in Newcastle on our recent visit that we are already planning another northern getaway from Sydney. Our 48 hours exploring the city and its stunning beaches was a treat, and only two-and-a-half hours from home means we will do it again soon. It had been a decade since … Read more

What’s on in Sydney in October 2023

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 is a public holiday, labour day, which honours the mid-19th-century fight for an … Read more

Sydney Getaways

This page of Sydney Getaways is required reading if you are you planning a weekend outside city? Want to add a short break away to add another dimension to your Sydney holiday? Need a staycation? With so many options with 2-3 hours from the centre of Sydney you could quite easily do something different every … Read more

21 of the Best Picnic Spots in Sydney

Today we bring you 21 of what we think are the best picnic spots in Sydney. Some are well known, some are a little off the radar, but all are places we are sure you will enjoy visiting. Better still, they all can be reached by public transport!  Nothing beats lunch outdoors on a sunny … Read more

A Photo Guide to the Hermitage Foreshore Walk Rose Bay

The Hermitage Foreshore Walk is a hidden gem, and while it is not a dramatic as the Bondi to Coogee walk or as much of a challenge as the Spit Bridge to Manly, it is still a worthy contender for a list of top harbour walks in Sydney. What I like most about it is … Read more

Find Walks in Your LGA in Sydney: 60+ great ideas

Are you trying to find some interesting walks in Sydney? If you are looking for new walking tracks to explore well we have plenty to share. We pulled this together back in 2021 when we were all walking close to home and have given it a quick dust off because we really should keep up … Read more

What’s on in Sydney in November 2023

There is lots to see and do in Sydney in November and today our comprehensive guide will help you find all the top events and some of the more obscure but equally interesting ones. In the last four weeks of spring, the city enjoys some of the loveliest weather of the year. It is also … Read more

Where to Find the Best Waterfalls in NSW

Looking for the best waterfalls in NSW? We have just spent a couple of months driving around the state and have visited many beautiful falls along the way. The walks we did to find them were among our favourite parts of the trip. We shared our finds here so that you can enjoy them too. … Read more

Easy Bushwalks in Sydney for Families

If you are looking for some easy bushwalks in Sydney to get you out and about after being confined indoors for a little too long, you have come to the right place. Below we share our favourite short walking tracks suitable for beginners, kids or those whose fitness might need a little more work before … Read more