Regional NSW

Road trip: Broken Hill to Sydney

This eight-day, 3,000-kilometre motorcycle camping adventure, started in Sydney and made its way to Broken Hill via the Warrumbungles. This is the return leg via Western Plains Zoon in Dubbo and the glorious Oxley Highway….

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Road trip: Sydney to Broken Hill

Covid19 travel restrictions have shrunk the world in which we can explore. Fortunately, Australia is a gigantic country with the region of NSW approximately four times the size of the United Kingdom. This means, road-trips for the…

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Hiking and motorcycle riding, Patonga

Hiking and motorcycle riding; what a brilliant combination. Sydney turned on a lovely spring day for riding my motorcycle along the Old Pacific Highway towards Brisbane Waters. Patonga, my destination for the day, has been…

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Dirt bike riding near Lithgow

Waking at 5.30 am, we trailered the bikes and set off for a hearty breakfast of scrambled eggs and chorizo at Anonymous in Blackheath. Fueled up and ready to go, we walked outside into the…

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Winter weekend in the Blue Mountains

The weekend began with us fussing over what to pack for the -2 to 6 degrees forecasted temperatures. Settling on practical outdoor gear—Scarpa hiking boots, Pendleton woollen jumper, Patagonia waterproof jacket, Best Made sheepskin vest…

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A weekend escape to Patonga, NSW

Patonga on the NSW Central Coast is one of my favourite weekend escapes. Situated at the tip of National Parklands, this small fishing town is accessed via the Palm Beach ferry or 90 minutes drive…

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Three Sisters, Blue Mountains

The famed Three Sisters rock formation is located 120 kilometres west of Sydney on the northern escarpment of the Jamison Valley. Close to the popular weekend town of Katoomba, they are one of the Blue Mountains’…

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Berrima, Regional NSW

Berrima is a historic village in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. The village, once a major town, is located 90 minutes south of Sydney on the Old Hume Highway and is an ideal…

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Sydney to Seal Rocks surf trip

Seal Rocks, on the NSW Mid-North Coast, is a lovely part of the world offering stunning beaches, a charming lighthouse and very little else to distract one from surfing, walking, reading and relaxing. I love short…

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