New South Wales

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Eating Out : Great places for a bite in Sydney

November 27th 2015

  We were spoilt for choice when it came to food. There are so many cafes, pubs, restaurants and eateries – more than we had ever seen on our travels – so we aimed for either the best or the …

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Attraction : BridgeClimb Sydney

November 23rd 2015

  Mankind asserts its dominance over the earth in three ways – building things, destroying things, and climbing things.  Like Mount Everest and the Great Wall of China, Sydney offers the brilliant experience of climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge.  The …

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Sydney Harbour YHA

November 19th 2015

  Sydney Harbour YHA is not your ordinary YHA.  It’s a new purpose-built hostel with state of the art facilities that’s located within the historic Rocks precinct of Sydney.  It boasts incredible views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour …

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Drink : Breweries in Sydney

November 16th 2015

  We went to five breweries while we were in Sydney, only missing out on visiting the Lord Nelson Brewery on the Rocks.  Still, we think we got a really good picture of how clever and crafty you can get …

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Fun : Sydney’s Luna Park

November 11th 2015

  Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, Luna Park has something for everyone. The moment you walk through the mouth of the enormous smiling face, you enter a lively atmosphere full of colour and fun.     …

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Glebe Point YHA, Sydney NSW

November 9th 2015

  Our first night in Sydney was spent at Glebe Point YHA, a relaxed hostel in Sydney’s inner city area. With public transport nearby, it’s just minutes from the city centre and there’s plenty to do within walking distance, like restaurants …

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Explore : Central Coast NSW

November 5th 2015

  We spent around 10 days in the Central Coast region and while we didn’t do too much sightseeing because we were busy with various jobs, we did manage to visit all the breweries in the region and a few …

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Helpx : A home on the Central Coast

November 2nd 2015

  We were in Byron Bay when Juz got assigned to a cartoon camp in Gosford for the school holidays.  It was easy enough to get there on time, but we needed somewhere to stay for the week and Dave …

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City Profile : Newcastle

October 29th 2015

  We had an awesome time in Newcastle.  The city had a lot to offer in terms of scenery, museums and history, and there were plenty of yummy things to eat and drink.  We got to experience a range of …

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Big Things : The Big Mosquito, Hexham NSW

October 27th 2015

    The Big Mosquito was built in 1993 and is nicknamed Ozzie the Mozzie.  It is located outside the Hexham Bowls Club and is modelled after a local mosquito called the Hexham Grey.  The original Ozzie disappeared in 2010 …

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Newcastle Beach YHA

October 24th 2015

  The Newcastle Beach YHA is the perfect place to base yourself while you explore Australia’s second oldest city.  This friendly hostel is located in the heart of the city CBD and offers comfortable accommodation in a historic building, which …

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Big Things : The Big (Little) Ayers Rock, Karuah NSW

October 23rd 2015

  This has got to be one of the worst big things we have ever seen, not only because it’s as ugly as a dropped pie but also because it’s not big at all – it’s actually SMALLER than the …

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Drink : The Hunter Valley

October 20th 2015

  The Hunter Valley Wine Region is located around 60km inland from Newcastle, with Pokolbin at the centre.  It’s the hottest wine region in Australia and despite the plethora of vineyards and wineries, the area contributes only 3% of the …

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