Tag: NSW

Newcastle Fire and Earth Exhibition
Travel

1-Day Best of Newcastle Self-Guided Walking Tour

G’day everybody. Last week, I shared my must-do things in Lake Macquarie, so I thought it only fair that I give Newcastle some love this week with my Best of Newcastle self-guided walking tour. Just in case you aren’t sure, Newcastle is located on the Hunter River about 1.5 hours north of Sydney and is

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Caves Beach From the Cliffs
Travel

Top 6 Must-Do Things In Lake Macquarie

The city of Lake Macquarie is a surprisingly big city that no one seems to know exists. Located between Newcastle and the Central Coast, about 1.5 hours from Hornsby in Sydney, Lake Macquarie is also Australia’s largest coastal salt-water lake. At 110 square kilometres, Lake Macquarie (also known as Awaba by the local Aboriginal people)

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Cruising

Making Cruise History in Eden on P&O Pacific Explorer

Today was an exciting day for us. When we booked a short 3-night cruise from Sydney onboard P&O’s Pacific Explorer with a stop for a day in Eden, NSW, we had no idea how special the day was not just for the town of Eden, but also for Pacific Explorer. Our itinerary said Eden was

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The Chill'd Cafe Vegan Burger
Food & Drink

Chill’d Cafe and Bar Menu – Morriset

Chill’d Cafe and Bar is a new dining venue that recently opened in Lake Macquarie. You can find it in the heart of the township of Morisset, beside Dominos where “The Sset” previously lived. This is in behind the Morisset Police Station, near Morisset Square. The location is convenient, and while street parking is limited,

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Bar Rock, Narooma
Road Tripping

Passing through Narooma, Wagonga Inlet and Bar Rock

Recently, Wifey and I made our way down the South Coast of NSW and were blessed with some beautiful days and stunning scenery. Narooma is a quiet little town situated on the southern side of Forsters Bay and the Wagonga Inlet roughly half way between Bega and Batemans Bay. North Narooma is on the northern

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Road Tripping

Caves Beach – Lake Macquarie NSW

Caves Beach is a beautiful sandy beach near Swansea in the coastal city of Lake Macquarie, our backyard. We’ve never actually been before because when we visited in summer, the carparks and street parking were always full. We decided to go recently though, even though it is cold and rainy Autumn. We’re so glad we

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Video: Snorkelling at South West Rocks NSW

There aren’t a lot of places suitable for snorkelling near Kempsey. Under the footbridge across South West Rocks Creek from Buchanan Dr (also known as Back Creek Bridge) is one spot that is great for someone new to snorkelling though. See the map below the video for where this was taken. When the tide is in

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