There’s nothing like a spot of winter camping, particularly when Sydney delivers day after day of crisp, sparkling July weather. Last weekend eight of us set off to Marramarra National Park, about an hour and a half’s drive north of the city. Destination: The Orchard […]
A bushwalk on a sparkling Sydney winter’s day is a pretty great way to spend a Saturday, particularly when you can take advantage of cheap end-of-week travel and get the train. On the weekend just gone we headed to Mt Kuring-gai station to tackle the […]
I’m off to the USA for four weeks (FOUR!) at the end of August, and as it’s a holiday largely of the camping-hiking variety traversing a range of temperature variables, there’ve been a few bits I’ve needed to add to my stash of outdoorsy gear. […]
Early Autumn days in Sydney can often fall into the “absolute sparkler” category – warm in the sun but not too humid, with sea temperatures hovering pleasingly in the mid-twenties. In a few weeks you’ll be pulling out coats, tights, and extra blankets for the bed, but before […]
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With an awesome day at Leliyn Falls under our belts, we hit the Stuart Highway and headed on to Nitmiluk Gorge, about 30km north of Katherine. Our home for the next two nights was a dreamy eco-friendly cabin at Cicada Lodge, perched on the edge of the gorge and […]
After a night at Cooinda Lodge (and a super great Thai-inspired fish curry in their on-site restaurant) we drove our trusty hire car out of Kakadu and south to Nitmiluk National Park, where we’d be spending the next couple of nights. To break up a the 3-hour […]
With the festive season done and dusted and work revving up again, there was nothing for it but to… go on a holiday. Paul and I spent a week in mid-January travelling around the Northern Territory, in a loop from Darwin to Kakadu National Park, south to […]