Sunday Shorts

Welcome back to Sunday Shorts. With the warm weather upon us we thought we would take a look at the enchanting Snowy Mountains of New South Wales. It is no secret this is one of our favoured touring and camping destinations in the country and once the snow melts there is just so much to…

Is Barrington Tops

If you are looking for a weekend or longer escape and you are after an alternative to the Watagans then a little further north of Newcastle near the township of Stroud are the beautiful and stunning Barrington Tops. Just like the Watagans, Barrington Tops is made up of a combination of National Park and State…

Time to Reminisce 4

Welcome back to one of our favourite blog post series, Time to Reminisce. For this fourth instalment we are going way back to 2007, February to be precise (once again we ask to excuse the photo quality as we are going back a long way). Hot on the heels of our Tasmanian adventure with Sandra’s mum…

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…

Time to reminisce – Weekend Getaways 2

Only about a month after our  mid north coast getaway we were itching to escape again and with a couple nights up our sleeve we decided our weekend getaway would be a bit closer to home this time. (Once again please excuse the quality of the photos in this post as we are going back…

Time to Reminisce – Weekend Getaways 1

Hot on the heals of our first multi week camping trip to outback NSW and beyond we were craving what is termed now as the Overlander way of escaping the daily grind. So in September of 2006 only a couple months since returning from the outback our feet were getting itchy to hit the back…

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…

Waterfall Wednesday & Hump Day Huts

Welcome to another edition of Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts, some travel inspiration to get you through another working week. Today our inspiration comes to you from one of our favorite travel destinations in the country, the always beautiful Snowy Mountains of NSW. And with the warmer weather on its way there is no…

Then and now

In the coming months we will be revisiting some of our favorite haunts from around the place and posting then and now with how things have changed or not changed over the years. Some of these places we have not been to in quite some time so should be interesting to say the least. To…