Mention Crookwell and most people think of the sock factory or the Christmas shop! The sock factory makes top quality socks, for sure, and stocking up on socks is something you should do in Crookwell! Crookwell is the kind of place you'd head for to get away from the...
Mmmm, Tropical Fruit World. I had preconceived ideas of krass plastic fruit on steroids, not dissimilar to the Big Pineapple of Nambour QLD or Big Banana in Coffs Harbour NSW. So with some reluctance we decided to check it out as a tourist destination whilst holidaying in Cabarita Beach. Tropical Fruit...
It’s two decades since BHP closed in Newcastle, but there are elements of the “old town” which prove it has not lost its steely resolve. For a city built on steel, Newcastle has re-invented itself as a genuine holiday centre on the NSW north coast, a two-hour drive north of...
Living up to the tag “blue water paradise” comes naturally for NSW’s Port Stephens. Port Stephens may well be a small dot on the global tourism map, but the bay is six times the size of Sydney’s more illustrious harbour. You'd be surprised at how many nature-based things to...
There she blows. With a thunderous roar, the waves hit the jagged rocky wall below, catapulting a plume of sea spray as high as 20 metres into the air. Almost in unison, cameras snap away, budding photographers hoping to capture the ocean’s fury at its best. Photographing the Kiama...
Combine an old convent with a 125-year-old bank, former spa retreat for honeymooners and a what was once a basic campground and you have the recipe for four memorable NSW luxury escapes – within two-hour drives of Sydney. At these unique luxury escapes, guests are invited to step back in...
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