Time to Reminisce 6 – Victoria Expedition

In late 2007 we departed our home base in the Blue Mountains of NSW and headed south. We had several weeks to explore the much of the length and breadth of Victoria. Even with our southern state being smaller and easier to navigate around this would still be a mammoth task. Warning; this is going…

Desert and mountains on your doorstep

With the cooler weather approaching what better time to start thinking about the outback. We are not talking about that huge outback adventure that takes many weeks but more like a few days away in the “outback” to unwind, recharge and forget about the stresses of daily life even if not only for a short…

Time to Reminisce 5

If you have a bit of Mondayitis setting in we maybe able to help. Welcome back to our Time to Reminisce series, the first for 2020 where we take a look back at some of our previous adventures. For this first one for the year and following on from our previous where we explored northern NSW and…

New Ebook Available

We have just released a new addition to our popular “Nature Escapes” series of ebooks with Nature Escapes South Coast New South Wales. The beautiful South Coast region of New South Wales has always been one of our all time favourite destinations to escape the hustle and bustle and for good reason. There is just so much…

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…