New South Wales

Things to do in the Blue Mountains

27 Fun things to do in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains refers to the mountain range itself as well as the surrounding area located just 90 minutes from Sydney, Australia’s largest city.  The region is UNESCO World Heritage-listed as the Greater Blue Mountains Area and covers 1.03 million hectares comprising 8 distinct protected…

Scenic Skyway Blue Mountains

Discover Scenic World – Blue Mountains

On our first full day in the Blue Mountains, we headed to Scenic World to begin exploring the national park.   For us Scenic World offers 2 unique things.  The first is accessibility and the second a unique perspective on the natural scenery.  So while the…

Things to do in Sydney Australia

Things to do in Sydney | Travel guide

In this travel guide, we’ll cover the best things to do in Sydney, how to get around, nearby day trips out of the city and where to eat, stay and play. Australia’s oldest city is built on the harbour offering wonderful views, fascinating history and…

Little Wategos Bay

A guide to the top 10 things to do in Byron Bay

The top things to do in Byron Bay that should be on your list! From the stunning sunsets to clifftop walks, great eats, beach days and water-based adventure. Byron Bay retains much of its original laid back vibe but it sure has grown up from its…

Discovery Park Byron Bay

Discovery Park Byron Bay – Deluxe Cabin Review

An accommodation review of the deluxe lakeside cabins at the Discovery Park Byron Bay and an overview to get you started exploring Byrons many attractions . Winter might be my new favourite time to visit Byron Bay, although in honesty I would have to say…

Yamba, new South Wales

13 Awesome Reasons to Visit Yamba, NSW

There’s a vibe when you arrive at Yamba on the northern New South Wales coast.  Your breathing slows, your shoulders relax, it feels good to be at the beach. We watch as a fur seal makes a leisurely entrance from the rocks into the water,…

Cockatoo Island heritage prisoner barracks

5 reasons to visit Cockatoo Island, Sydney

One of the more unusual places we visited while in Sydney recently was Cockatoo Island, a tiny island in the mouth of the Parramatta River.  If you haven’t spent much time in the city you may not have even heard of this little 18-hectare patch…

Angourie Rainforest Resort

Perfect relaxation at Angourie Rainforest Resort

This month we headed down to the Angourie Rainforest Resort to spend a few days in the Clarence Valley region on the north coast of New South Wales.  We’d only stopped for a couple of hours in the coastal towns of Yamba and Angourie previously as…

Sydney's Chinese Friendship Gardens

Chinese Friendship Garden in Sydney

If you’re looking for a green space in the city and one of Sydney’s best gardens you can’t go past the Chinese Friendship Gardens.  This gorgeous space offers an oasis of calm nestled between the bustle of Sydney’s Chinatown and the ever expanding Darling Harbour…

The Taronga Zoo in Sydneys celebrates 100 years in 2016

Taronga Zoo Sydney

Sydney’s Taronga Zoo is located high on a hill on the north side of Sydney Harbour just a 12 minute ferry ride from the city. Not only is it an excellent wildlife park but the views of the city and its iconic opera house and bridge are fantastic.

5 top ideas for a short break in Australia on the next long weekend - Noosa

Aussie long weekend getaways off the beaten path

At 2 Aussie Travellers we take every opportunity to get away and enjoy the great outdoors.  With the Queen’s Birthday holiday coming up in early June (for most states in Australia), it’s the perfect time to escape the daily grind and explore the road less…