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It’s time to lighten up, friends 😉 Why? Because the Southern Hemisphere’s LARGEST festival of light, music and ideas is about to hit the Harbour City. Yep, Vivid Sydney is back in 2019, from Friday 24 May to Saturday 15 June. If you’ve never experienced the bright, inspiring and downright AMAZING festival that is Vivid, …

When you think of the NSW Central Coast, the first thing that springs to mind is the beach. Just 90 minutes from Sydney, ‘the Coast’ is spoilt with stretches of perfect coastline, with not a parking meter in sight. From Terrigal to Avoca, The Entrance to Copacabana, there are more than forty beaches to choose …

Lord Howe Island. An idyllic South Pacific island that’s only a two-hour flight from Sydney or Brisbane, will captivate you with its jaw-dropping natural beauty and show you a side of Australia that’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Giant, luscious green mountains, turquoise waters and spectacular snorkelling and diving are just a few reasons to …

Amazing restaurants, exciting nightlife, incredible culture, and That Harbour. Just when you thought Sydney couldn’t get any more awesome, it kicks off with more must-see events than you can shake your opera glasses at. From New Jersey singalongs to the Royal Easter Show, get your golden tickets ready for a season of Sydney fever (and …

Beautiful beaches with some of the whitest sand in Australia, waterways that glow in the dark, rainforests with trees that pre-date the arrival of Captain Cook, and world-class wineries that tantalise the tastebuds. Welcome to the NSW South Coast! Here is your ultimate must-do list for exploring the unspoilt regions of Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven, and …

Don’t despair if you’re watching your budget in Sydney. Australia’s unofficial capital might be one of the world’s most expensive cities, but there’s still plenty of cheap (and free!) stuff going on to keep you busy without skimping on fun. If you’re in town for a visit (or if you’re a local saving for a …

I was young, stuck in a country town, and desperately missing the coast. To save our sanity, a couple of friends and I decided to take a road trip to Coffs Harbour. That was more than 25 years ago, and that trip began a love affair with a town that boasts one of Australia’s iconic …

The NRL and AFL grand finals are both on this weekend and some serious questions need to be answered. No, not “Which team is best?” or “Who will take home the trophy?” And not even “Will Cooper’s shoulder recover in time?” or “Do the Eagles have more Melbournians barracking for them than Collingwood?” What we …

Mittagong, NSW, is made for weekend getaways. With its tempting cellar doors, gorgeous scenery, and fantastic antiques centre all just a 2hr drive drive from Sydney, you’ve got to wonder why you’re not there already. We ask Jennifer White – a Mittagong local and Big Tulip campaigner – to tell us a little more about what makes …

Glen Innes is a wonderland of Celtic history, fun folklore, unique festivals, and incredible scenery. Navanka Fletcher – a Glen Innes local and Big Kilt campaigner – shares with us what makes her town special. How long have you lived in Glen Innes? 24 years, minus two years to attend uni. I’m the 8th generation …