Take a trip to the Central Coast and explore some of our favourite areas; Killcare, Ettalong, Terrigal, Woy Woy and a place where we just visited some new great establishments - Gosford. The central coast has some awesome surf beaches; MacMasters beach, Shelly Beach, Avoca Beach and Umina to name a few. There’s also national … Continue reading A weekend in the Central Coast – where to go, eat and stay!
Terrigal is one of those beachside locations we’d be happy to return to time and time again. We love the beach, the fish and chip stores, the friendly locals and being able to stay in some great accommodation to make the most of the stay. We love the reliable and comfortable Crowne Plaza Terrigal. Absolute … Continue reading Relax and unwind by the sea @ Terrigal Crowne Plaza
Gerroa is a seaside destination in the South Coast, about 2.5 hours drive from Sydney. It is famous for surfing and hometown to one of our female surf icons Sally Fitzgibbon. This small coastal town has a caravan park, plenty of holiday houses and Air BnB's. If you're in the area be sure to check … Continue reading Blue Swimmer Restaurant @ Gerroa
For a seaside escape that is only 2.5 hours from the Sydney CBD, we recommend a visit to Bangalay Luxury Villas, who we found through Destination NSW. Here you will find this an absolutely stunning location, amongst the backdrop of the Shoalhaven Heads beach, golf course and national park. It has a laid back and … Continue reading Bangalay Luxury Villas
The South Coast seems to becoming somewhat of a gastronomic destination with a number of places making the foodie bucket list such as St Isidore and Cupitt's kitchen. However, the famous and favoured seafood restaurant by Rick Stein is holding its own. It is located in the luxury getaway boutique hotel, Bannisters in Mollymook. You … Continue reading Rick Stein at Bannisters
Research conducted by Booking.com reveals half of Australians feel they’re missing out on a magical Christmas by living in Australia. More than a third saying we don’t have the same level of decorations ( ie. lights, tree and mistletoe) compared to other countries, which they feel creates a genuine Christmas atmosphere. So, Booking.com is bringing … Continue reading booking.com – Christmas in the Shire
So you thought you would need to travel into Sydney for a taste of the beach! Now you can get a beach club vibe in the heart of Campbelltown, Western Sydney at Macarthur Square. Image credit Ash Marr Macarthur Square is a huge entertainment precinct with shopping, bars, restaurants, ten pin bowling, the cinema, and … Continue reading Western Sydney Beach @ Macarthur Beach Club
Rhonda's bar and restaurant is back open! It is a newly revamped venue in the heart of the Central Coast, close to the Crowne Plaza hotel, Terrigal. It is a top destination to visit for a weekend or easy enough to head up for the day. The restaurant itself is a large fresh bright … Continue reading Rhonda’s Terrigal – newly revamped!
Active Tropics Explorer - Tour Guide Karl We were in Cairns for a holiday away and decided that a tour was the best way to sea the wonders of the North Coast of Queensland. Before heading up to Mossman Gorge we participated in a welcome to country smoking ceremony, led by an Aboriginal guide, of the … Continue reading Adventure time @Cairns Adventure Group