New South Wales

Home of Australia’s biggest city, Sydney, New South Wales, has plenty more to offer beyond its gorgeous harbour. Our New South Wales Travel Guide will hopefully inspire you to discover more of the state and its gems. We have travelled through NSW extensively over the last 2 years to bring you travel guides for the most popular places in the state.
The Best Sydney Harbour Cruise Experiences

The Best Sydney Harbour Cruise Experiences

There is something really special a Sydney Harbour cruise. Seeing the city from the water is hard to beat and while the ferries are fabulous. The city looks even more beautiful when you can really spend some…

When is the best time to visit NSW

When is the best time to visit NSW

Anytime! Just steer clear of the summer school holidays unless you book way in advance and a happy to part with a large sum of money. February to April is ideal for a coastal holiday; head west…

25 Free Things to do in Sydney on your First Visit

25 Free Things to do in Sydney on your First Visit

Sydney is a city rich in culture, history and beauty. But it’s also a city that’s can really hurt your travel budget. To dispel the myth that you need to be rich to enjoy a stay in…

Fun Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Fun Things to do in Lightning Ridge

The Ridge is quintessential outback Australia, it’s quirky, eccentric, welcoming, and home to plenty of characters! There are plenty of unique things to do in Lightning Ridge and we spent several days trying them out so we…

Ultimate Guide of Things To Do In Yamba

Ultimate Guide of Things To Do In Yamba

It might seem like a quiet coastal, but there are so many things to do in Yamba you are going to want to make sure you stop for at least a few nights. Northern NSW local Kathy…

Exploring the Gorgeous Tweed Valley

Exploring the Gorgeous Tweed Valley

A day exploring the Tweed Valley should be on the top of your list if you are planning a getaway to the Northern NSW Coast. It’s an easy drive from Tweed Heads, Kingscliff, Cabarita and even Byron…

10 Tips for a Perfect Weekend in Sydney

10 Tips for a Perfect Weekend in Sydney

Are you planning a weekend in Sydney soon? Today we want to share our best tips to help you make the most of a short visit to our hometown. Here are ten snippets of advice on how to…

14 Jaw-dropping NSW Coastal Walks

14 Jaw-dropping NSW Coastal Walks

Looking to explore the best NSW coastal walks? So were we, and in the last year, we set a goal to complete as many as we could. Given the crazy couple of years life has thrown us…

An Easy One Day Blue Mountains Itinerary

An Easy One Day Blue Mountains Itinerary

This one-day Blue Mountains itinerary is designed for traveling to the mountains by train. It will allow you to see the key sites in this world heritage wilderness and sample a couple of short walks.  With beautiful…

The Best Animal Parks in Sydney

The Best Animal Parks in Sydney

There are a number of animal parks in Sydney so finding a place to meet the local native Australian animals is pretty easy. Getting up close to kangaroos and koalas is on the top of most visitors’…

What is it Like To Stay at YHA Sydney Harbour?

What is it Like To Stay at YHA Sydney Harbour?

We recently spent two nights at YHA Sydney Harbour to see for ourselves what it’s like as a base for a weekend getaway. How would two fifty-year-olds fit in? Does age matter? Read on and see how…

Find the Best Things to do in Port Macquarie

Find the Best Things to do in Port Macquarie

When you visit Port Macquarie, with world-class beaches and stunning coastal views, you will be spoilt for choice for fun things to do! Port Macquarie makes a great stand-alone holiday spot and a perfect stop off on…

11 Fun Things to do in Coffs Harbour

11 Fun Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Planning a short getaway and looking for things to do in Coffs Harbour? We recently made our third visit to the Coffs Coast, and while we only stopped for a few days this time, we did get…

Driving the Incredible Waterfall Way in NSW

Driving the Incredible Waterfall Way in NSW

One of Australia’s must-do drives, this Waterfall Way itinerary, connects the New England Tablelands with the North Coast at Coffs Harbour. Follow our guide will make sure you don’t miss any of the top spots. While lots…

How to Have a Fun Sydney Christmas on a Budget

How to Have a Fun Sydney Christmas on a Budget

Is it possible to have a Sydney Christmas on a budget? Christmas in Sydney without breaking the bank can seem like a challenge, but we have a few ideas for anyone visiting or just not wanting to…