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…

Waterfall Wednesday & Hump Day Hut

Welcome back to our waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Hut dreams to get you through another working week. Our waterfall today comes from the lesser known Beans Creek Falls in northern New South Wales, an awesome spot particularly after localised rainfall. Moving south for our Hump Day Hut with the well known and much photographed…

Top End Expedition Part 8 final

With much sadness it was all too soon time to depart the splendors of Litchfield National Park and start our roundabout journey home. After leaving the park by the southern entrance along the Reynolds 4wd Track we soon had our first stop of the day at  Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs. This is a top spot…

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…

A few more treasures of Northern Kosciuszko

The high county has to be one of our favourite if not best camping, four wheel driving and general touring destinations. The spectacular scenery, fascinating history and abundance of places to visit are all part of the overall attraction of this area. It does not matter how many times you visit this region you will…