New South Wales

Home of Australia’s biggest city, Sydney, New South Wales, has plenty more to offer beyond its gorgeous harbour. We have travelled throughout NSW extensively over the last 2 years to bring you travel guides for the most popular and a few less visited towns and cities in the state.

Our New South Wales Travel Guide will help you plan your visit with practical advice on the best time to visit and the must see sites of Australia's first state.

Sydney Harbour Cruise Tall Ship

The Best Sydney Harbour Cruise Experiences in 2024

Paula MorganJan 4, 2024

There is something really special about a Sydney Harbour cruise. Seeing the city from the water is hard to beat and while the ferries are…

Leura Train Station - Blue Mountains by train

Expert Tips for Visiting the Blue Mountains by Train in 2024

Paula MorganJan 4, 2024

Over the last few months, I have been visiting the Blue Mountains by train every couple of weeks, discovering new things to see and places…

Sydney or Melbourne

Sydney or Melbourne? The Ultimate Travel Dilemma Solved

Paula MorganDec 1, 2023

Sydney or Melbourne, both amazing cities that offer plenty to see, do, and eat. How do you choose between the two if you only have…

7 Days in Sydney-Itinerary for a First Visit

7 Days in Sydney-Itinerary for a First Visit

Paula MorganOct 29, 2023
Have 7 days in Sydney you are in luck; it's the perfect amount of time to get a feel of the city and all it has to offer. Our Sydney Itinerary makes it easy too
An Easy One Day Blue Mountains Itinerary

An Easy One Day Blue Mountains Itinerary

PaulaOct 24, 2023
This one day Blue Mountains itinerary is designed for travelling to the mountains by train. It will allow you to see the key sites.
The Silver City Stiletto train bound for the Broken Heel Festival winds its way through Outback NSW.

Riding the Rails: The Sydney to Broken Hill Train

Joanne KarczAug 3, 2023

I rode my first Sydney to Broken Hill train as a child way back in the late 1970s on the Silver City Comet and what…

When is the best time to visit NSW

When is the best time to visit NSW

PaulaAug 1, 2023
Trying to decide the best time to visit NSW? Our guide includes the weather, major festivals and holiday dates to help you decide.
YHA Sydney Harbour Welcome Sign

What is it Like To Stay at YHA Sydney Harbour? [Review]

PaulaJul 11, 2023
We recently spent two nights at YHA Sydney Harbour to see for ourselves what it's like as a base for a weekend getaway.
11 Fun Things to do in Coffs Harbour

11 Fun Things to do in Coffs Harbour

PaulaJun 12, 2023
Planning a short getaway and looking for things to do in Coffs Harbour? Coffs makes a great base for exploring the very special Waterfall Way.
Old trucks at Grawin Lightning Ridge

Fun Things to do in Lightning Ridge

PaulaJun 12, 2023
Lightning Ridge is quintessential outback Australia; it’s quirky, eccentric, welcoming, and home to plenty of characters! There's plenty of unique things here.

Where will you go next?

Whether you’re planning a weekend camping trip or an extended road trip, a relaxing beach holiday, or an action-packed city break, you can find every type of holiday with Australia’s borders. Our detail packed state travel guides will help you start planning your next escape.