At the age of 24 I left Canberra to move to the big city. Or more accurately, Sydney. When I first moved up, it was like being on holiday. There was so much to see and do. Beaches to frolic in, bars to visit, food to try, festivals to experience. Sydney has it all and after 6 years in one of the worlds most beautiful cities I am still finding and discovering amazing things to do. If you are travelling to Sydney make sure you check out my resources on Eating Out in Sydney, Recipes for Eating in Sydney, Sydney Walks, Sydney Adventures and for a sneaky Sydney Weekend Escape.

Whale Watching While Hiking from Kiama to Gerringong

Sydney is awesome, there is a lot to do here (even on a rainy day), but sometimes you just need a city break. Especially when we have been cooped up for so long and there are so many amazing and beautiful places to visit just outside of Sydney. For a …

Kayaking through Lane Cove National Park in Sydney

Sydney is a city built for water sports. Combining epic waterways and glorious weather with a large population that wants to get outside. If you can think of a water sport, I guarantee there is a place in Sydney where you can do it. This includes kayaking down a secluded …

The Parramatta River Walk – Off the Beaten Track in Sydney

One of the most underrated walks in Sydney is the Parramatta River Walk. If you are looking for things to do in Sydney that are off the beaten track, then I definitely recommend this walk.  Backpacking through Sydney you will definitely be told to go out and do the Coogee …

The 3 Best Weekends to Visit Canberra

The only question you should really be asking yourself, is when to visit Canberra? The great thing about Canberra is that it is easy to get to and great for a weekend. Canberra, Australia’s often forgotten capital city. When compared to its competitors, Sydney and Melbourne. Or considered not worth …

The Six Foot Track – A Weekend Escape

I love hiking. However, if I am being truthful, I am not very good at hiking. It hurts my body. I get chafing. Going up hills with a pack on always makes me want to cry. Yet I keep fantasising about new treks to do. I am obsessed. So when …

Blackheath to Blue Gum Loop Bushwalk – A Sydney Escape

In need of an escape from Sydney? Head up into the Blue Mountains to do the Blackheath Blue Gum loop bushwalk. If you like being alone in the bush, stunning waterfalls, crystal clear swimming holes, sunbathing lizards and pushing your body to the limits, then this is the bushwalking escape …

5 Things to do in Sydney… without Alcohol!

Summer is just around the corner here in Sydney. Every week the weather is just a little bit more amazing, my sunglasses are now a permanent fixture in my wardrobe choice. There are so many things to do in Sydney in Summer that it is almost overwhelming. I love it. …

Australian Prawn and Mango Lettuce Cups Recipe

It is an ongoing struggle for Australian’s that where ever we go in the world we are asked to repeat the phrase “throw a shrimp on the barbie”. We don’t have a problem repeating this phrase, or any other iconic Australian ling to show off our accent that many think …

$5 Feasts – Smoky Black Bean Lettuce Wraps with Goats Curd

This month I am launching my new segment of guest posts from fellow food and travel bloggers who also try and find a way to create healthy $5 Feasts. A great way to get even more inspiration and ideas for cooking up a storm using different ingredients in different locations and …

3 Free Cultural Things to do in Sydney

Sydney is known for its beaches, bars and harbour.  If you are looking for a holiday full of outdoor activities, sunshine and exercise – then Sydney is the destination for you!  However, what most travellers don’t realise is that for at least two months of the year (in winter) it …