In need of a country escape but only have a weekend up your sleeve? Then hit the road after work on a Friday and head for the rolling hills of the Southern Highlands. Spend the weekend discovering beautiful countryside walks, meeting local kangaroos, wine tasting at picturesque vineyards, exploring quaint little villages or just cozying up in a country cottage. The tranquility of the hills is ready and waiting for you, and even better, it’s just a one hour drive from the city.
The Hunter Valley is a popular tourist spot, with numerous big group tours flooding in to sample the many wonderful wines on offer. However, if the maddening crowds aren’t for you and you’d prefer a slightly alternative experience discovering this beautiful region by bike, then this is the blog post for you.
We’ve visited the Blue Mountains on a number of occasions, but our favourite weekend was one combining three of our favourite things – horse riding in Megalong…… Read more “Horse riding, hiking and wine tasting in the Blue Mountains”
I’ll be the first to admit I was slightly sceptical of a trip to Uluru, immediately imagining a commercialised area heaving with tourists and selfie sticks. But upon entering Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, my assumptions were instantly put to one side, and we embarked upon what I can only describe as a magical weekend away in what felt like a different planet.
Looking for pristine white sand beaches to match the Whitsundays, turquoise waters to rival Western Australia, but only have a weekend to spare? Look no further than…… Read more “A little piece of heaven in Hawks Nest”