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Where can I go? The Beautiful Kiama

Matthew Wai With the pandemic still affecting travel, it can be a great struggle to locate a place to have a vacation for your next holiday. In this series, ‘Where Can I Go?’, we will uncover the hidden gems around Australia in helping you to find your next...

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Weekend Getaway: Nelson Bay

Isabella Ross For those who don’t have the time for a week or fortnight away, a weekend getaway to Port Stephens is a must-do! An easy 2.5 hour’s drive from Sydney, Port Stephens is located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, north of Newcastle. The area is lush...

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Plan an Outback Adventure

Eliza Cusack With overseas holidays out of the picture for the foreseeable future, why not take advantage of what Australia has to offer and plan an outback adventure. We have chosen three different types of tours depending on your fitness ability and what sights you...

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Lord Howe Island

Isabella Ross The picture-perfect island off the coast of New South Wales, Lord Howe Island isn’t a well-known spot compared to several other iconic Aussie destinations. However, what this island lacks in size it makes up for in picturesque beauty. Known for its...

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Explore Mighty Darwin

Isabella Ross Its official – for the time being, Sydneysiders and NSW residents can now jump on a plane and head to the Northern Territory. In celebration of this exciting news, Sydney Observer has collated a guide on how to mark the mighty Darwin on your next...

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Sunset Spots Booming in Popularity

Eliza Cusack With warm summer nights and longer hours of daylight approaching us, here are some of the best spots to pack a picnic and some after work drinks and watch the sunset over Sydney’s beautiful harbour.  Larkin Street Lookout, Waverton This beautiful...

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South Coast Getaway

Andrew Mevissen I’m certain if our hotel room was any closer to the sea it would be classed as a cruise ship cabin. Our room even boasts a balcony hovering over the waves, just like on cruise liners. And it’s on that sun-kissed balcony that we’re ensconced in our deck...

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Why a Country-side Escape is the Best Idea

Eliza Cusack Having recently been on a farm getaway up the coast for a couple of days, I couldn’t believe how relaxing it was to escape from the craziness that Sydney often brings with it. There’s something about being completely secluded and having cows as your main...

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The Entrance

Tayla Foster With the borders on strict lockdown the thought of a weekend getaway or even a well-deserved break seems further and further out of reach. Why not travel within the NSW border? Why not see the beauty within your own state before venturing out of it? A...

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Kangaroo Valley: The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Eliza Cusack If you are looking to escape the madness and are hoping for a weekend getaway not far from Sydney, Kangaroo Valley is the ideal destination. Only a two-hour drive from the city of Sydney, this hidden gem is great for an escape without the kids or a family...

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Plan a Snowy Escape this Winter

Dipti Singh The pandemic left the hopes and dreams in tatters of thousands of travellers this year. Yet with the easing of travel restrictions, the Australian ski season is going ahead in 2020. It’s the time of the year when skiers and snowboarders can gear up and...

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