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If you are exploring the natural attractions in Newcastle, you can't miss the stunning Glenrock Conservation Area. It ha... [more]
If you are on holidays in Nelson Bay, or just have a craving for fish and chips on the beach, then you have many tasty c... [more]
Timezone is a games arcade that is located on the top floor ("The Rooftop") at Westfield Kotara, Newcastle. You can find... [more]
Three Monkeys Cafe can be found on a renowned foodie street in Newcastle - Darby Street in Cooks Hill. The street has hi... [more]
Are you planning on going to the Stockton Sand Dunes at Birubi Beach? Then you are guaranteed to have a good time! They ... [more]
Momo Wholefood is a vegetarian cafe that is located in Newcastle - just a short walk from the Crowne Street light rail s... [more]
ANZAC Day is a special time of year for all Australians and New Zealanders, as we remember the people who have fought fo... [more]
Murray's Brewery is located on Nelson Bay Road at Bobs Farm, Port Stephens. You can find it on the main road into the Ne... [more]
Cass Kiosk is a takeaway food outlet located near the car park at One Mile Beach, Port Stephens. It is owned and run by ... [more]
Nelson Bay is a colourful, waterside town in the region of Port Stephens in NSW. It is a tourist hot spot all year aroun... [more]
Hunter Valley Zoo is located 1 hour west of Newcastle and 2 hours north of Sydney. It is a small regional zoo, so it can... [more]
The Newcastle Light Rail is a bright red tram that travels through the city and runs parallel to the Hunter River in New... [more]
Newcastle Ocean Baths is a historical public swimming pool located on Shortland Esplanade in Newcastle. You can't miss t... [more]
Holey Moley is a unique mini golf venue that has 18 locations across NSW, QLD, VIC, WA and SA, with one at Charlestown S... [more]
Gan Gan Lookout is located off Nelson Bay Road, on the way into Nelson Bay Town Centre. It is the best place to start yo... [more]
When you have young children, you're always on the lookout for fun, safe and interactive things to do, that won't break ... [more]
Are you a teenager, researching what there is to do in Nelson Bay? Or perhaps you are a parent, looking for ways to ente... [more]
As summer approaches and locals and tourists flock to the bays and beaches around Nelson Bay, it may be surprising to kn... [more]
Are you stuck for a Christmas present for someone who is hard to buy for? Are you looking for a gift voucher for an expe... [more]
The Nelson Bay area is a popular tourist destination in the Port Stephens region, 2.5 hours north of Sydney. It is popul... [more]
Fingal Spit is a bridge of sand that is only visible at low tide, that connects Fingal Beach to Shark Island in Fingal B... [more]
Box Beach is a secluded beach that is located in Tomaree National Park, just a short 5 minute drive from Shoal Bay in Po... [more]
Zenith Beach is located just around the headland from Shoal Bay, in the scenic Port Stephens region. It is a reasonably ... [more]
If you are a visitor to the Nelson Bay region, then you are sure to wake up to a beautiful sunny Sunday, with lorikeets ... [more]
Nelson Bay is located in the Port Stephens region, 2.5 hours north of Sydney and 1 hour north of Newcastle, in NSW. It i... [more]
Barry Park is a scenic picnic area located on Marine Drive at the southern end of Fingal Bay, Port Stephens. To get ther... [more]
Dutchmans Beach Reserve is located in the scenic Port Stephens region, between Nelson Bay and Bagnalls Beach. The reserv... [more]
King Edward Park is a historical and scenic parkland that is located on the coastline, in the city of Newcastle. As well... [more]
Nelson Bay is a picturesque seaside town, located on the water at Port Stephens - just one hour north of Newcastle. It h... [more]
Revolution is an indoor trampoline, inflatables and sports park, that is located in Maryville in Newcastle, NSW. At the ... [more]
Fishermans Bay Foreshore is located between Birubi Beach and Boat Harbour, in the scenic Port Stephens region of NSW. It... [more]
Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park is a 10 acre zoo that is located in Port Macquarie, just 15 minutes from the centre... [more]
Do you have a teenager who is looking for a skateboard ramp? Or perhaps you are on holidays in Nelson Bay and the kids w... [more]
Nelson Bay in Port Stephens is a popular whale-watching destination between May and November, with cruise boats going ou... [more]
Wreck Beach is a secluded beach that is located between Zenith Beach and Box Beach in Shoal Bay, in the scenic Port Step... [more]
Robinson Reserve is located along the beachfront at Birubi Beach at Anna Bay, in the scenic Port Stephens region. You ca... [more]
George Reserve is a scenic recreation area, located at Wanda Beach, on the way to Soldiers Point. It is part of the Port... [more]
Are you are staying home during the current COVID-19 pandemic and are running out of ideas to entertain the kids? Or are... [more]
Are you in Nelson Bay on holidays and looking for a good takeaway shop to take dinner back to the hotel room? Or to sit ... [more]
Are you visiting the Nelson Bay area and looking for something to do on a rainy day? Or perhaps you are counting down th... [more]
Are you thinking about visiting the Nelson Bay region? Or perhaps you live in Nelson Bay and have older parents coming t... [more]
Nelson Bay, in the stunning Port Stephens region, has a number of clubs to visit, with a wide range of restaurants and b... [more]
Are you planning on visiting Nelson Bay in the stunning Port Stephens region? There is a lot to do in the bay, with whal... [more]
If you live in Nelson Bay in Port Stephens, or are planning a visit to this beautiful area in the future, then you will ... [more]
If you are looking for a cheap and fun activity to entertain your kids on a rainy day, sick day or school holidays, then... [more]
Nelson Bay is a scenic, seaside suburb in the region of Port Stephens, located over 2.5 hours from Sydney. One of its ma... [more]
Nelson Bay is a tourist hot spot all year around, due to its balmy weather, scenic beauty, outdoor lifestyle and gorgeou... [more]
Nelson Bay and Port Stephens is a dog-friendly region, with pet-friendly accommodation, walks and cafes which welcome po... [more]
If you are visiting Nelson Bay with your pooch, or you are a local looking for a new place to walk your dog, then you ar... [more]
The Newcastle Memorial Walk (also known as the ANZAC Memorial Walk) is a 450 metre scenic walk along the headland, locat... [more]
Sunan 9 Thai Restaurant is located in Nelson Bay, on the corner of Stockton Street and Victoria Parade, near the crossin... [more]
Are you looking for a way to get fit around the Nelson Bay region? We are lucky that we live in a scenic region with bea... [more]
If you love your coffee, then you know how hard it can be to find the perfect coffee when you go for a day trip somewher... [more]
Mother's Day is a wonderful day to celebrate - for kids, it is a special day to spoil their mum and show her how much th... [more]
Fingal Bay Playground is located just behind the stunningly-beautiful Fingal Bay Beach in Port Stephens - right behind t... [more]
If you are looking for a good cafe around the Port Stephens region, then you are in luck - there are some tasty ones to ... [more]
Are you are thinking about taking the 1 hour drive from Newcastle to Nelson Bay this weekend to go for a swim, catch som... [more]
South Stockton Active Hub & Playground is located in Griffith Park by the Hunter River, in the Newcastle suburb of Stock... [more]
Blackbutt Reserve is located in Kotara, right in the heart of Newcastle's inner suburbs. This busy suburb, with a Westfi... [more]
Richley Reserve Mega Adventure Playground is located in Richley Reserve, which is part of the Blackbutt Nature Reserve i... [more]
Cheeky Dog Bar is a newly-opened bar and bistro located under Bannisters Hotel at Soldiers Point, Port Stephens. When th... [more]
The d'Albora Marinas is located on the water at Nelson Bay, in the scenic Port Stephens region. As well as being a safe ... [more]
If you are visiting Nelson Bay in Port Stephens on holidays, then you will probably be wanting to take advantage of all ... [more]
If you are visiting or living in Newcastle, you will know that there are a wide array of things to do around the city. O... [more]
If you are visiting Nelson Bay on holidays and are looking for a game of golf whilst you're here, there are a number of ... [more]
There is nothing better on a hot day than to go for a swim in the crystal-clear waters of Port Stephens and then fire up... [more]
Are you thinking about going up to Nelson Bay in Port Stephens this summer? Are you looking for a decent café to get you... [more]
Do you love to exercise outdoors? Hate going to the gym? Then why not incorporate into your workout some of the most hig... [more]
If you have kids, then you will be on the lookout for fun and free things to do when you're on holidays in Nelson Bay. M... [more]
The Courtyard is a restaurant precinct at Stockland Green Hills Shopping Centre in East Maitland, in the Hunter region. ... [more]
Tilli Fest is a community celebration that is held at Henderson Park at Lemon Tree Passage each year. Previously called ... [more]
The Entrance is located on the Central Coast of NSW, just over 1.5 hours north of Sydney. It is a popular tourist destin... [more]
The Beehive is a popular café, located in the trendy Honeysuckle Precinct along the Hunter River in Newcastle. This new ... [more]
The Entrance Hotel is a popular pub, bistro and accommodation, located on the scenic waterfront area at The Entrance, ju... [more]
Are you on holiday in Nelson Bay and looking for a takeaway meal to take back to your hotel, or to eat by the water? Luc... [more]
Have you just moved to the Nelson Bay area and are looking for a good gym? Or perhaps you are here on holidays and are l... [more]
Have you booked a holiday to the beautiful Nelson Bay in Port Stephens? Are you looking for some FREE things to do while... [more]
Christmas is an exciting time of year to get together with friends, family and workmates, to celebrate the festive seaso... [more]
Timezone is a games arcade which has over 35 locations across Australia, including one on the first floor of Charlestown... [more]
Port Macquarie is located on the Mid-North Coast of NSW - a 4 hour drive north of Sydney and a 6 hour drive south of Bri... [more]
Evviva Café and Bar is located in the Nelson Bay town centre, on the busy Stockton Street that runs down to the marina. ... [more]
The Nelson Bay region is renowned for its pristine waters, abundance of seafood, scenic national parks and picturesque w... [more]
So you've booked a holiday to the Nelson Bay area in Port Stephens (congratulations, good choice!) and you may now be wo... [more]
Each year, restaurants around Nelson Bay open their doors to celebrate Christmas with fresh local seafood, traditional r... [more]
Shoal Bay Country Club is a stunning, two-level entertainment precinct with multiple bars, dining sections, music areas ... [more]
Are you looking for a multiplex cinema in Newcastle to watch the latest action blockbuster, chick flick or kids comedy? ... [more]
If you are planning on a holiday in Nelson Bay, or perhaps you live locally and want to try somewhere new for breakfast,... [more]
Nelson Bay Cinema is located at the end of the Cinema Mall, right in the heart of Nelson Bay. It is in a tucked-away loc... [more]
The Merewether Surfhouse is a one-stop-shop for all dining options, located at the scenic Merewether Beach in Newcastle.... [more]
The Swissôtel Sydney is located right in the heart of Sydney's CBD on Market Street, right opposite the State Theatre. W... [more]
Noodle Hut Asian restaurant is located at The Rooftop dining precinct at Westfield Kotara shopping centre in Newcastle. ... [more]
Who doesn't love pizza? It is a delicious meal that you can share with every generation - your kids, your partner, your ... [more]
When you dine out as a family with kids, particularly smaller ones, it is always handy to go somewhere that entertains t... [more]
How do you like your burger? Do you like a huge Wagyu beef burger, dripping with chilli relish and beetroot? Or do you p... [more]
Nelson Bay is the tourist hub of the Port Stephens region, with a wide range of activities to enjoy on and off, the wate... [more]
The region of Port Stephens is made up of a number of different towns, suburbs and tourist hubs, all of which have their... [more]
Soldiers Point is a suburb of Port Stephens, just a quick 15 minute drive from Nelson Bay. It is on a peninsula that jut... [more]
If you love coffee, there will be a particular way that you enjoy it. Do you prefer a latte, flat white or cappuccino? H... [more]
As the temperatures start to drop in winter, many people close the curtains, stay glued to their couches and spend the w... [more]
Kinn Thai restaurant is located at The Rooftop dining precinct at Westfield Kotara shopping centre in Newcastle. The Roo... [more]
If you are on a health kick, or simply like to eat healthily, then tracking down a good, healthy café is like hitting th... [more]
Lynch's Hub is a scenic café that is located along the Newcastle Foreshore, just metres from the Hunter River. It is the... [more]
Mother's Day is a special day all around the country, with mums and mother-figures getting woken up with presents and ha... [more]
Tilgerry Habitat is a 9 hectare flora and fauna nature reserve, located at Tanilba Bay in the scenic Port Stephens regio... [more]
Nelson Bay Golf Club is located just minutes from Nelson Bay Town Centre, in the Port Stephens region. It is one of only... [more]
Do you love a good ol' Aussie pie? Who doesn't! The humble meat pie has been a favourite with Australians for many years... [more]
Are you looking for somewhere to have a birthday party for your child, which they will absolutely love? For many, it wou... [more]
Toboggan Hill is a family tourist attraction located at Nelson Bay, in the Port Stephens region. It is popular with all ... [more]
The April school holidays are almost here and it is time to think about what "fun stuff" there is to do for kids in the ... [more]
Roy Wood Reserve is located in between Corlette and Salamander Bay, in the beautiful Port Stephens region. It is popular... [more]
Nigronis is a Modern Australian breakfast café in the morning and then an Italian pizza restaurant for lunch and dinner.... [more]
Sushi Gogoro is a sushi train restaurant, located in The Courtyard at Stockland Green Hills Shopping Centre, East Maitla... [more]
Sienna's Pizzeria Bar and Restaurant is located on Magnus Street in Nelson Bay, in the heart of Port Stephens. From its ... [more]
Saltwater Restaurant is a scenic, beach-side restaurant located inside Fingal Bay Surf Club, in the scenic Port Stephens... [more]
L'il Buddha Asian Cuisine is located opposite Salamander Bay Square, in the beautiful Port Stephens region. It can be fo... [more]
Boat Harbour is the name of a suburb in Port Stephens, less than 15 minutes from Nelson Bay. It is a suburb located alon... [more]
Street Food Social is a food truck event, popping up in various locations around Port Stephens and Newcastle (see here f... [more]
Essence Espresso is a colourful café that is located on Donald Street, in the heart of Nelson Bay. Although there are ma... [more]
Oakvale Wildlife Park (formally Oakvale Farm & Fauna World) is located at Salt Ash, in the beautiful Port Stephens regio... [more]
Nero's Gelato Café is located in the main street in Nelson Bay, in the heart of Port Stephens. There are two ice creamer... [more]
If you are looking for delicious cakes, fresh sourdough bread and a good ol' fashioned bakery that smells like heaven wh... [more]
Are you looking for somewhere romantic to spend Valentine's Day in the Nelson Bay area? Or perhaps you are celebrating a... [more]
Are you looking for plants for your garden? Or want to buy a plant as a gift for a "green-thumbed" friend? There are a n... [more]
Valentine's Day is back for another year! Does that sentence make you internally groan, or give you a feeling of gidd... [more]
Port Macquarie is a scenic, seaside town along the NSW coastline, located 4 hours north of Sydney and 5 hours south of t... [more]
The Newcastle Museum is located in the popular Honeysuckle precinct, just a short walk from the city and the Hunter Rive... [more]
The Stockton Ferry is a regular ferry service across the Hunter River, from the northern Newcastle suburb of Stockton to... [more]
Little Wings Kids Bingo is held at the Soldiers Point Bowling Club each school holidays for members, guests and visitors... [more]
09/01/2020 - 23/01/2020
Fingal Bay is a suburb of Port Stephens, located 10 minutes from the popular Nelson Bay. The beach is the heart of the s... [more]
If you live in Sydney, there is an endless list of fun and family-friendly things to do in the city and surrounding area... [more]
The Nelson Bay Legacy Markets are held on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of every month, at Fly Point Park between Nelson B... [more]
Rashays is a family restaurant, located in The Courtyard at Stockland Green Hills shopping centre in Maitland. It is par... [more]
Spirited - A Creative Play Café is located in the industrial area of Taylors Beach, a short drive from Salamander Bay in... [more]
Little Nelson Bay is located in Port Stephens, just a short walk along the foreshore from the town of Nelson Bay. It is ... [more]
Summer is here and if you're anything like our family, the weather is so beautiful that you're swimming at the beach eve... [more]
When my family and I first moved to the Nelson Bay region, we were thrilled to learn that we had a choice of 26 bays and... [more]
For many people, like myself, going out for breakfast with friends and family is more enjoyable than going out for any o... [more]
Tomaree Aquatic Centre is located just off Nelson Bay Road, in front of Toboggan Hill Park tourist attraction. This outd... [more]
One Mile Beach is located in the Port Stephens region, just a short 10 minute drive from Nelson Bay. It is a popular bea... [more]
The Wood Oven is a wood-fired pizza restaurant located upstairs at the d'Albora Marinas, on the scenic Nelson Bay Foresh... [more]
Are you staying or living in Sydney and want to escape for the weekend, but don't want to go too far? Then why not drive... [more]
Everyone loves going to the market - well, almost everyone! For those of us who do love going to the local markets, it i... [more]
Bay Brasserie is located upstairs at Wests Nelson Bay Club, in the popular Port Stephens region. It is one of the bigges... [more]
Are you going for a holiday with the kids to Nelson Bay, but you're not sure what to do, or where to go? There are hundr... [more]
The question at the top of this article has many answers, as all of the bays around Nelson Bay are family friendly - wit... [more]
The Medowie Markets are located in the car park of the Bull 'N Bush Motel in the Port Stephens town of Medowie, halfway ... [more]
Fishing is a popular past-time in the Port Stephens region, with boats lining up at the local boat ramps every weekend, ... [more]
Shoal Bay is a scenic bay in the beautiful Port Stephens, just a few minutes' drive from Nelson Bay. Although every bay ... [more]
So you've woken up on holidays in Nelson Bay and the rain has set in. What now? The kids will be banging down the door s... [more]
Little Beach is a scenic bay in the Port Stephens region, just around the coastline from Nelson Bay. It is popular all y... [more]
Nelson Bay is a popular tourist town in the Port Stephens region, with thousands of people flocking to its shores every ... [more]
The Boat Shed Café and General Store is located on a floating pontoon at the Soldiers Point Marina, in the scenic Port S... [more]
As the days get hotter, the need to "go out for an ice cream" becomes stronger for all ages - particularly with families... [more]
If you visit the popular Birubi Beach in Anna Bay, Port Stephens, you are sure to discover two popular eateries that are... [more]
Dutchmans Beach is just one of the many scenic bays in the Port Stephens region, located around the headland from Nelson... [more]
If you enjoy having fish and chips by the water, then you can't go past the Bay Harbour Cafe in Nelson Bay. It is situat... [more]
Nice Cafe is, how shall I say it...nice! The people are nice, the food is nice, the ambience is nice and the view is nic... [more]
When you visit Nelson Bay in Port Stephens, it is almost a necessity to try the local seafood and taste the fresh catch ... [more]
If you like to start your day with an invigorating walk and stunning coastal views, then you will find what you're looki... [more]
Nelson Bay in Port Stephens is the perfect family-friendly destination with calm waters, quiet sandy bays and small ripp... [more]
When you have kids, especially when they're young, you tend to spend a lot of time at local playgrounds - pushing them o... [more]
On a hot summer's day, there is nothing better than to buy a cold ice-cream, find a shady spot to sit and enjoy the ... [more]
When you move to a new town or go on holidays, there is always a popular, scenic walk that the locals like to do. Whethe... [more]
Medowie Macadamias is located just outside the Port Stephens town of Medowie, less than 10 minutes from Williamtown (nor... [more]
Bagnalls Beach is a scenic, dog-walking beach just 5 minutes from Nelson Bay town centre. It is a "must-do" for all dog... [more]
Tomaree Markets are held at Tomaree Sports Complex, less than 10 minutes from Nelson Bay town centre, on the 2nd and 4th... [more]
Tomaree National Park is located in the Port Stephens region and includes the scenic coastline from Fishermans Bay to Sh... [more]
Inner Light Tea Rooms is located at Nelson Head Lighthouse, on the headland between Nelson Bay and Shoal Bay, in the bea... [more]
Corlette Beach is located less than 10 minutes from Nelson Bay, in the scenic Port Stephens. It is just one of 26 bays a... [more]
In House Kitchen is a popular cafe located at Nelson Bay, in the scenic Port Stephens. The cafe stands out on the stree... [more]
Do you love bowling? Or are you looking for something to do when it's raining in Nelson Bay? Then why not check out the ... [more]
If you are visiting Birubi Beach at Anna Bay for the first time, you will be astounded at the wide range of things to do... [more]
For locals and tourists to Nelson Bay, there is no better way to experience the beauty of the region than by looking out... [more]
The Tomaree Head Summit Walk is a must-do for locals and tourists, when exploring the scenic Port Stephens region. The e... [more]
The Little Nel cafe is located underneath the conveniently-located Hotel Nelson, just a few minutes walk from the centre... [more]
David Grahams Golf Complex is located at Anna Bay on Nelson Bay Road, as you drive into the Nelson Bay region. As you dr... [more]
Do you love to sift through op shops and look for something in particular, but end up leaving with a whole pile of rando... [more]
If you love to scour through op shops looking for brand name clothing at bargain prices or enjoy looking for one good bo... [more]
BIG4 Ingenia Holiday Park at Soldiers Point is located near the end of the Soldiers Point peninsula, just 15 minutes fro... [more]
Christmas is on the way and if you feel like spoiling yourself with a sumptuous seafood buffet by the water, then why no... [more]
My family recently moved from the city of Canberra to the blue waters of Port Stephens, and let's just say, it wasn't a ... [more]
The Melbourne Cup is back for another year, and locals and tourists around the Nelson Bay region are looking for places ... [more]
Mermaids Cafe is a fresh and vibrant cafe on the lower level of the newly renovated Shoal Bay Country Club in Port Steph... [more]
Mantra Aqua is located at Nelson Bay in the Port Stephens area, over 2.5 hours north of Sydney. It is located in a conve... [more]
Lexie's on the Beach is a popular café located right on Stockton Beach, on the opposite side of the Hunter River from Ne... [more]
The Kiosk is an aptly-named kiosk on Newcastle Beach, just minutes from the Newcastle CBD. It is a handy location in bet... [more]
The NRMA Stockton Beach Holiday Park is located on the other side of the Hunter River from Newcastle CBD, on the 32 kilo... [more]
The National Arboretum is a scenic tourist attraction, located 10 minutes from Canberra's city centre. The 250 hectare ... [more]
The July school holidays are almost here, which means that parents and carers around the Capital are looking or fun (and... [more]
Wherever you live or stay in Canberra, you can see rolling green hills dotted around the city and amongst the suburbs. T... [more]
When friends come to visit us in Canberra, they often ask "Where are the best museums in Canberra?" The answer depends o... [more]
As Canberra is at an elevation of 577 metres above sea level, we get every season in the extreme. Summer is hot, winter ... [more]
Summer is a beautiful time in Canberra - it can get hot, but that is just a good excuse to take a dip in the river or vi... [more]
Canberra Glassworks is located in Kingston, just a short drive from the city centre. Visitors have the opportunity to wa... [more]
26/10/2017 - 13/01/2018
Capital Brewing Co. is a Canberra-owned beer company, which recently opened their own brewery in the industrial suburb o... [more]
A freshly squeezed juice - full of vitamins and wholesome goodness - is a drink that can be enjoyed all year around. In ... [more]
Red Hill Nature Park is located just 10 minutes south of the CBD, as part of the Canberra Nature Park. The central locat... [more]
Telstra Tower is a 195-metre high tower located on Black Mountain, overlooking the city of Canberra. Built in 1980, its ... [more]
The Canberra Walk In Aviary is located at Gold Creek Village in Nicholls, 20 minutes north of the city. This tourist are... [more]
Many visitors to Australia's Capital City are often surprised by how many hills there are surrounding the city. In the s... [more]
Many people in Canberra have their own favourite breakfast spot that they go back to time and time again. Some locals en... [more]
When people visit Canberra, they often don't realise the elevation of the Capital City is 580 metres above sea level, wh... [more]
It is no secret that Canberrans love their food and if there is one thing we like even better, it's a food festival. Tho... [more]
An enjoyable part of living in Canberra is the healthy lifestyle that we can lead, with plenty of opportunity for outdoo... [more]
The local cafe is a big part of the community and the Australian way of life. It is a place where people come together, ... [more]
Do you enjoy going to a pub for a good steak ,or a chicken schnitzel the size of a plate? Do you particularly like going... [more]
Robyn Rowe Chocolates is a boutique chocolatier in the scenic Murrumbateman region of NSW, half an hour north of Canber... [more]
Old Parliament House is Canberra's first home of politics, located in the Parliamentary Triangle. It originally opened i... [more]
When you stand out the front of Parliament House and look at the iconic building with the Australian flag proudly waving... [more]
Canberra is a foodie lovers dream. With local markets selling fresh produce straight from the farm, wineries in the surr... [more]
Bungendore is a small, historical town located 30 minutes over the border in NSW. This town, established in the 1830s, i... [more]
Commonwealth Park is the most popular outdoor recreation area in Canberra, located on the northern side of the Lake Burl... [more]
Autumn has only just begun, with chilly mornings leading into sunny days. All around Canberra people are unpacking their... [more]
Ahhh...the smell of fresh bread baking as you walk in the door, the crunch of pastry on a sausage roll as you take a bit... [more]
When you live in Canberra, long weekends and public holidays are a good excuse for many to pack up the car and head to t... [more]
When the topic of kids birthday parties comes up in households across Canberra, the same questions come up every time. D... [more]
Canberra is constantly evolving with new bars, pubs and microbreweries opening every year with great success - however i... [more]
Mugga Mugga is a cottage built in the late 1800s for the head shepherd of the Duntroon Estate, in the early years of Can... [more]
When I talk to Canberra locals about somewhere to enjoy a tasty meal unlike anywhere else - Lonsdale Street in Braddon a... [more]
"Is this somewhere that I can take the kids to, or will they be bored?" This is what I have often thought to myself a... [more]
 
As I write this in lockdown, like many areas around Australia, I start to look in the pantry to see what recipe I can co... [more]
Are you looking for recipes that you can make with your kids for Father's Day? These recipes, below, are some of the mea... [more]
If you love Butter Chicken and you love pizza, then why not combine the two with this easy and spicy pizza recipe! My fa... [more]
If you're anything like me, you are always after quick and healthy dinner recipes - which don't have many ingredients. T... [more]
Are you looking for healthy, easy dinner recipes that the whole family will love? Then check out this Prawn Fried Ri... [more]
There are times when all you want is something sweet. Maybe you have had a hard day and you need to raid the hidden choc... [more]
Seabreeze Hotel is located in the heart of Nelson Bay on Stockton Street, opposite d'Albora Marinas. The hotel offers ac... [more]
Do you love to eat muffins, but are trying to eat healthier? Me too! This recipe uses 3 cups of almond meal, instead of ... [more]
The winter school holidays are on their way! Are you wondering what you are going to do whilst living, or holidaying, ar... [more]
28/06/2021 - 11/07/2021
Do you love to celebrate Christmas in July? Perhaps you couldn't celebrate with your friends and family last Christmas? ... [more]
24/07/2021 - 25/07/2021
A Pooch Affair is back in 2021 for all dogs and their owners! It will be held at the EPIC (Exhibition Park in Canberra) ... [more]
19/06/2021
Mother's Day is on its way - have you thought about where you would like to take Mum around Nelson Bay, Port Stephen... [more]
09/05/2021
Can you believe it is almost May? This year is flying by so fast! Last year seemed to go by so slowly, as COVID-19 impac... [more]
09/05/2021
Mother's Day is a special time for families, all around the country. In Canberra, there are dozens of ways to spend the ... [more]
Suitcase Rummage is back in Canberra but this time it will be located at Haigh Park on Saturday, 1st May, between 11pm -... [more]
01/05/2021
Do you love Choc Chip muesli bars, that you buy from the supermarket? This recipe, below, tastes just like them, so you ... [more]
If you are reading this, then you love the combination of banana and chocolate together. I have previously written a rec... [more]
If you are reading this article, then you are looking for new and fresh ideas for what to buy or make for your kids thes... [more]
Do you have a favourite slice recipe, that everyone always loves? This recipe, below, is my family's favourite. I make i... [more]
If you live in NSW and have your Dine and Discover vouchers ready to use, then why not spend them at local attractions a... [more]
Do you enjoy baking with Cacao? I recently bought a bag of Organic Cacao powder to try in my breakfast smoothies and pro... [more]
I don't know about you, but I am always on the look-out for easy dinner dishes which are healthy, low in salt, low in fa... [more]
I love the combination of banana and chocolate in muesli bars, smoothies and banana splits - don't you? This recipe, bel... [more]
If you have ever been to a buffet breakfast, you may have been offered a beautiful range of cold options, such as tropic... [more]
Do you have bored kids on your hands this summer? The summer school holidays are a lot of fun but they also go on for a... [more]
Are you looking for an easy chicken marinade that packs some punch? This recipe only has 6 ingredients to spread over th... [more]
Here in Australia, Christmas Day is often a hot summer scorcher, so you don't always feel like having a hot Christmas pu... [more]
Do you love the taste of coconut ice? Then why not check out this variation - peppermint ice! If you love the flavour of... [more]
Do you love to give baked goods or sweet food gifts at Christmas? I do! I think it is a thoughtful gift to give at this ... [more]
It is hard to be healthy at Christmas, but with this tasty Christmas Peppermint Bliss Balls recipe, you can eat well and... [more]
Are you on holidays in Nelson Bay and looking for fun things to do with the kids? First of all, check out the article To... [more]
18/12/2020 - 31/01/2021
New Year's Eve is on its way and although Newcastle won't be having its usual firework display, it doesn't mean that... [more]
Every year in Canberra, the city looks forward to fireworks and events in the city centre, with fireworks, live music an... [more]
31/12/2020
Are you looking for a budget-friendly dessert that the whole family will love? Then pick up a home-brand tub of Neapolit... [more]
When we think about giving Christmas food gifts, we may think of giving home-made rocky road, coconut ice, fudge or ging... [more]
If you're on holidays in the Nelson Bay region, or a local looking for something to do, there are a number of New Year's... [more]
31/12/2020
Lifeline Canberra's Bookfairs are back! This popular event has been put on hold during the pandemic, but now it's back a... [more]
10/12/2020 - 13/12/2020
The Forage is a popular street food festival which is held at the Dairy Road precinct in Fyshwick, 4 times a year with t... [more]
04/12/2020 - 06/12/2020
Do you have a favourite potato salad recipe, which you make for every BBQ, get-together, Christmas meal or family dinner... [more]
If you are looking for an easy and healthy salad recipe that will add some flavour to your meals, wraps and sandwiches, ... [more]
If you are looking for a Christmas biscuit recipe that everyone will love, then you have to make some Gingerbread Men (&... [more]
Christmas is on its way and although this year will be a little different, with COVID restrictions still in force, you c... [more]
25/12/2020
Making a chia pudding for breakfast or dessert is a delicious way to include omega 3s, healthy vitamins, fibre and antio... [more]
Do you enjoy cooking with tofu? It is an ingredient that I have just started to experiment with and I must say, I'm hook... [more]
Are you looking for a sumptuous feast this Christmas Day in the Nelson Bay region? Then you can't go past these thre... [more]
25/12/2020
If you are looking for a weekend project, then why not give your front door a makeover? It isn't as hard as it sounds an... [more]
Do you love raw slice recipes? I do. I love the fact that they are healthier than cakes and you don't have to turn on th... [more]
If you are looking for an easy lunch or dinner, then you can't go past a puff pastry tart. Just like a pizza base, you c... [more]
If you are looking for an easy chocolate mousse recipe, which is reasonably healthy, then why don't you whip this easy C... [more]
Loaded fries have increased in popularity over the years, with hot chips loaded up with a variety of meaty combinations,... [more]
Are you looking for a tasty recipe to make with your kids? This recipe was made with my daughter, aged 9, after we were ... [more]
Are you looking for a healthy nachos recipe to enjoy watching the footy, or as a quick lunch with the family? This recip... [more]
If you like to live a healthy lifestyle, then you may enjoy sprinkling granola on your yoghurt for breakfast in the morn... [more]
Do you love to make your own sausage rolls at home? Do you have a favourite recipe? Although it is easy to pick up a box... [more]
If you have clicked on this article, then you may be a self-confessed chocoholic, like me. You just can't beat the comfo... [more]
Do you want to get out the house on Christmas Day and celebrate with others? Do you want to leave the cooking and washin... [more]
Have you thought about celebrating the Melbourne Cup this year? Although we are living in a COVID-safe world at the mome... [more]
There are times when you need to pop out to the shops and buy a cake for when guests come over, for a special afternoon ... [more]
If you have read any of my previous recipes, you will notice that there is a common theme with the spices I use. I seem ... [more]
Do you enjoy getting up in the morning and making a healthy banana smoothie to start your day? Or perhaps you like to fi... [more]
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