Toukley, Central Coast

With gorgeous weather predicted for the weekend and an itch for the outdoors, I made a spontaneous decision to go camping. The last trip to the Hawkesbury River was over a year ago, so it was long overdue!

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Carisbrook Historic House

Located in Lane Cove, Carisbrooke House is a historic museum of life in the 1880s and is the only house museum in Sydney to capture the flavour of the Victorian middle-class lifestyle.

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Leura, Blue Mountains

Known as the picturesque garden village, Leura is a charming hamlet in the Blue Mountains with stunning scenery and plenty of fresh mountain air. 

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The Hawkesbury River

After our Kangaroo Valley camping trip at Easter, I’ve been counting down the winter months, waiting for Spring to show its sunny head. What I love most about the October long-weekend (aside from the 3 days off work), is the season shift that comes with the Daylight Saving clock change. It draws a line under those cold nights and the rugged-up fashion, making way for sun-cream and balcony BBQ’s. Continue reading

Kangaroo Valley

Just two hours from Sydney, Kangaroo Valley is described by many as “The most beautiful valley in Australia”.

Over the Easter long weekend, we escaped the city and ventured to Kangaroo Valley for a long-awaited camping trip. Continue reading