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My visit to the land of the fairies

jphoth | 2013-11-18 | A travelogue from a journalist who visited Oberon, NSW | read more

The Enchanting Hinterland of NSW

WanderingTraveller | 2010-02-09 | An overview of The Hinterland, of the NSW Central Coast | read more

Activities and Travel Tips for the Greater Blue Mountains, NSW

The Post Office Restaurant, Leura, Blue Mountains ExploreNSW | 2009-10-03 | Only a couple of hours from Sydney NSW is an array of Greater Blue Mountain activities. Between Faulconbridge in the south, and Lithgow to the north, travellers can experience bushwalking to horse riding, cable cars to railways. | read more

Travel Information: Greater Blue Mountains, NSW

Bushwalking in the Greater Blue Mountains, NSW ExploreNSW | 2009-10-03 | Home to the Katoomba Scenic Railway and the Three Sisters, the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is an accessible wilderness, covering more than one million hectares of rainforest, canyons, eucalypt forest and heath lands in New South Wales. | read more

Ben Boyd NP, South Coast NSW

Sailing, Southern NSW ExploreNSW | 2009-12-10 | Along two stretches of coastline flanking Eden and Twofold Bay to the north and south, Ben Boyd National Park consists of 10,260 hectares. Visitors to this area will find an excellent choice of South Coast NSW accommodation. | read more

Skiing and Other Holiday Activities in the Australian Alps

Skier at Perisher Ski Resort, NSW ExploreNSW | 2009-08-31 | The Australian Alps comprise 1.6 million hectares of protected areas. Home to popular ski resorts for both NSW and VIC, Perisher and Mount Buller being very popular. The region contains seven national parks, including the Alpine National Park, Victoria's largest national park which has over 1,100 native plant species, and the warmer months bring stunning wildflower displays. | read more

Activities and Tour Guide to the Tweed Valley, NSW

The Green Cauldron of the Tweed Valley has many spas and cafes to spoil yourself ExploreNSW | 2009-08-25 | Just south of the Queensland border, a short drive from the Gold Coast Airport, lies the Tweed Valley, a very different side of paradise. | read more

Australia: Love at first sight - Sydney

Sydney esmeralda | 2012-03-28 | 1995 Esme & Nick's Australian Travel Diary (November to December) | read more

A Place Less Ordinary, Lightning Ridge

blackqueen | 2009-04-19 | There seems to be a buzz in the air at Lightning Ridge, an indiscernible quality that infiltrates your being and, somehow, makes you feel the way you did when you were younger and less jaded. In someway you can feel it as you draw closer to “the Ridge”, as the locals call it. | read more

Guide to Beaches and Hostels in Byron Bay, NSW

Rainforest surrounding Byron Bay ExploreNSW | 2009-02-02 | Byron Bay is one the most popular beachside destinations for travellers on Australia’s East Coast. For surfers, beach-goers, backpackers or executives, there is selection of accommodation in Byron from the Byron Bay YHA up to Byron Bay’s famous luxury spa retreats. | read more

Activities for the Central Coast Region of NSW.

Pelicans at The Entrance, Central Coast Region of NSW ExploreNSW | 2009-02-02 | With Sydney to the South, it is only a short drive along the fast freeways to the NSW Central Coast with towns such as Gosford, Terrigal, Avoca Beach and Woy Woy becoming popular holiday destinations with a selection of family, couples and singles accommodation options. | read more

Activities, Weather and Accommodation on Lord Howe Island

Aerial view of Lord Howe Island ExploreNSW | 2009-02-02 | Lord Howe is a small subtropical island 600 kilometres (373 mi) east of the Australian mainland. Popular activities include swimming, fishing, relaxing and diving. There are under 20 accommodation options on Lord Howe Island so bookings are essential! | read more

Guide to the Snowy Mountains, NSW

Glacial pool, Snowy Mountains, NSW ExploreNSW | 2009-02-02 | Australia's Snowy Mountains in NSW is an interesting setting for any holiday. Whether it’s the Ski season or summer, you’ll find lots of accommodation in Jindabyne, Adaminaby and Cooma. | read more

Things to do in Lake Macquarie, NSW.

Sand Islands, Swansea Channel, Lake Macquarie, NSW ExploreNSW | 2009-01-30 | One of the largest coastal saltwater lakes in the Southern Hemisphere, Lake Macquarie is surrounded by cosy holiday towns with plenty to do and excellent accommodation in Belmont, Wangi Wangi, Cooranbong, Swansea and Toronto. | read more

Narrabri, Cotton Country NSW

Wheat harvesting at Baan Baa, near Narrabri - Image Tourism New South Wales ExploreNSW | 2009-01-19 | Narrabri and its surrounding towns and villages are in the heart of Australia’s Cotton Country. With an exciting mix of wineries to visit and towns to explore, aside to the Artesian baths, you’ll need a good place to rest. Luckily there is a good selection of accommodation in the New England area of NSW. | read more

Holiday to remember at Crescent Head.

Sunrise over the NSW east coast ExploreNSW | 2009-01-19 | For a holiday to sit back and relax at any budget, Crescent Head, NSW, is the place for you. With everything from great surfing to easy fishing, dining to bush walking and all with affordable accommodation, you may find it hard to leave. | read more

Crookwell, The Great Dividing Range

Bright colours from spring bulbs make for a good time to visit Crookwell, NSW - Image Nathan MacDonald    ExploreNSW | 2009-01-19 | Just three hours drive from Sydney, and one hour and 30 minutes drive from Canberra is the historic and friendly town of Crookwell. With a range of Southern Highlands accommodation in the area, visitors will enjoy the changing views over the Great Dividing Range. | read more

Holiday to Capital Country near Canberra

The Old Goulburn Brewery, Goulburn - Image Tourism NSW ExploreNSW | 2009-01-19 | Capital Country is a pretty landscape with heritage buildings approximately 320km from Sydney. There is a good selection of accommodation for different travellers in surrounding towns such as Queanbeyan, Braidwood, Goulburn and Yass. | read more

Albury Wodonga

Image - Tourism Victoria VisitVic | 2009-01-14 | Albury Wodonga is the thriving hub of the Murray Region, nestled at the heart of a fascinating collection of historic villages and towns all with excellent accommodation options. | read more

Ten Tips for Travelers Staying at Darling Harbour Sydney

Jenny | 2008-12-18 | For visitors to Darling Harbour Sydney, Ten Travel Tips | read more

Enjoy the climate of the Hunter Wine Region, New South Wales

The Hunter Valley wine region has an ideal climate for producing great wines admin | 2008-11-26 | If you are looking for a holiday to indulge in fine wines and cheeses, to relax in superb accommodation and still holiday to a budget, hunt out a deal in the Hunter Wine Region this summer | read more

Tamworth ‘The Home of Country Music’, New England/North West NSW

Tamworth Country Music Festival.  Image: Tourism NSW admin | 2008-11-26 | Travel just over 500km’s from North West from Sydney, and you'll find everything you need from Country Music to country-style accommodation. All in the main towns of Moree, Armidale, Narrabri and Tamworth in New England’s North West. | read more

Coastal Surprises along the North Coast of New South Wales (Australia)

The Big Banana, Coffs Harbour admin | 2008-11-26 | For holiday destinations with accommodation and activities, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Shoal Bay, Forster-Tuncurry, Laurieton and Harrington, on North Coast New South Wales has the lot. | read more

Central NSW, Its not called Explorer Country For Nothing

Cowra District, Image: Tourism NSW and Hamilton Lund admin | 2008-11-21 | From the gold rush towns of Sofala and Hill End to remote sheep stations, a holiday to Explorer Country in Central NSW, provides the visitor with an unforgettable bush experience. | read more

Unwind in Bountiful Batemans Bay to the Energising Eden, NSW.

Boats moored up at Eden, NSW.  Image: Tourism NSW admin | 2008-11-21 | 52km’s south of Ulladulla lies Batemans Bay. Here you can have the awesome experience of seeing the Kangaroos at the beautiful Pebbly Beach or enjoy the plentiful reef fishing activities. There is a variety of accommodation to suit all needs. | read more

Explore Culburra Beach to Ulladulla, South Coast NSW

Kangaroos at Lake Conjola admin | 2008-11-21 | Heading to the coast to start your holiday? Why not head straight for Culburra Beach. With somewhere to stay in everyone’s price range you will not run out of things to see. | read more

Holiday Ideas Around Kiama & Shell Harbour, South Coast NSW

Werri Beach, Nr Kiama. Image: Tourism NSW and Mike Newling admin | 2009-02-02 | Only a few hours drive south from Sydney, visitors staying in accommodation on the South Coast of NSW can find a charming strip of pristine coastline offering the sandy coves around Kiama to the surfing beaches of Shoalhaven. | read more

3 Must-Do Activites When Staying In The Murray Region, NSW

Red River Gums and red sunsets at Lake Mulwala, Mulwala, NSW (Image Tourism NSW) admin | 2008-11-20 | The Murray region in New South Wales is a great place to holiday and enjoy a variety of experiences in regional Australia. Local tourist towns and accommodation have developed around the mighty Murray River which runs from its source in the High Country. | read more

Quick Guide to the Blue Mountains, NSW

Evan's Lookout, Blue Mountains admin | 2008-11-19 | The rugged region of the Blue Mountains, NSW features famous dramatic cliffs, rock formations, waterfalls and caves such as Wentworth Falls, Govetts Leap and Echo Point Lookout with nearby accommodation and tourist information. | read more

Sculpture in the Vineyards

mel | 2008-11-19 | The 6th Annual Exhibition of large outdoor sculptural works by local, Sydney based, interstate and internationally known sculptors – an eclectic mix of wine & art, along the picturesque vineyards of the Wollombi Valley Wine Trail in the Lower Hunter Valley. | read more



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