A darling of a drive

The very essence upon which many of our famous Australian poets have based some of their beautiful poetry including Henry Lawson is the stunning Australian Outback, and for good reason. Although a harsh and unforgiving landscape it is also a place of wonder and inspiration that will uplift the spirits. On this journey of discovery…

Sunday Shorts -New England Rainforest

For today’s Sunday Shorts we take a look at the stunning Northern Tablelands of New South Wales and the impressive World Heritage Listed Gibraltar Range and Washpool National Parks not far out of Glen Innes. Part of the World Heritage Listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia these two adjacent parks make for  the perfect escape. With…

Summer Escapes

With the festive season upon us and the mercury rising we thought we would share a few of our favourite beachside escapes for summer up and down the beautiful NSW coast. There is just so many to choose from but here is a few of our all time favourites. Up the north coast lying between…

Sunday Shorts

Today for our Sunday Shorts we are sticking with the beautiful and enchanting Victorian High Country. Just outside of and easily accessible from the quaint town of Omeo lies the remains of what was once touted as the largest gold sluicing operation in the world. The Oriental Claims Historic Site was operated by the Oriental…

Focus Destination

Welcome to our first edition of Focus Destination where we take a quick focused look at some of the amazing and awe inspiring destinations to be found. With the weather warming up today we take a look at a spot deep within the wonderful Victorian High Country centered around the village of Swifts Creek. There…

Sunday Shorts

Welcome to another edition of our Sunday Shorts where we take a short snippet from somewhere around this great country of our that we have found to be inspiring and hopefully inspire you to explore near and far as often as you can. There is adventure around every corner. Today we though we would wander…

Memories of a bygone era – Newnes

We have been revisiting some amazing and interesting haunts close to home that are a perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the big smoke for a weekend or longer. Lying on the western fringe of the famed Blue Mountains to the west of Sydney and slowly being reclaimed by nature is the…

The Warrumbungles and beyond

We had been to the inspiring Warrumbungles in the north east of NSW several times however each of these the weather had other plans for us. Our first visit to this wonderful spot many moons ago we had planned on an overnight hike with which the Warrumbungle National Park in synonymous. As we arrived that…

Sunday shorts

Today we start what we hope will be a regular blog post on some of our favourite places to explore and camp around this beautiful country of ours. For our first ‘Sunday shorts’ post we are starting off very close to home for us. A short few hours west of Sydney, just over the beautiful…

New England Adventure Abounds

With some places over 1000 metres above sea level the New England region of New South Wales has a distinct high country feel and is a welcome relief to the hot, humid conditions along the coast. That coupled with far less crowds make this region a top spot to visit. Temperatures tend to be that…