Tag Archives: New South Wales

Beach Walk From Bondi to Coogee (New South Wales)

I have long planned to do this coastal walk. Both Bondi and Coogee are superb beach destinations, but it’s winter here in Down Under. No chance to sunbathe, swim or just beach bum. Or so we thought. At low temps, … Continue reading

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CHILLING @Mayfield Garden

Take that literally. Tops of 5 Celsius. We were even welcomed with a light shower (hail, actually) as we dined in the Mayfield Garden’s Kitchen Café. Located about 10 kms from Oberon, NSW, we thought the place would be empty. … Continue reading

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Bushwalking Around Lake Parramatta

Nestled away west of the city is a man-made reservoir in Parramatta, New South Wales. Lake Parramatta Reserve offers good bushwalking trails around it. Short but challenging. I’d say it’s a great place to spend time with family and friends, … Continue reading

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Cupitt’s Winery & Restaurant

Here’s one gem of a place in Ulladulla, New South Wales. A boutique winery, vineyard,  micro-brewery, growers’ market and restaurant with traditional French and English influences. The restaurant and vineyard sit on a lovely slope overlooking Burill Lake and Pigeon … Continue reading

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Barracks Museum

This brick building sits in a compound in Hyde Park just across Saint Mary’s Cathedral. It was intended to house convict men and boys in the early 1800’s and was in fact designed by a convict architect by the name … Continue reading

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Home in Katoomba

I  have written more than once about Katoomba. It was my first day trip out of Sydney many years ago. Katoomba’s claim to fame is being the chief town in the Blue Mountains area. Many tourists make this day trip … Continue reading

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