Best Honeymoon Destinations in Australia – Mountains

This is part three of our series on the best honeymoon destinations in Australia. There are so many different places to honeymoon in Australia; we have broken them down into categories. First, we told you about the most romantic island getaways, next we featured blissful beaches, and today, we are highlighting the majestic mountains. You […]

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September 2nd, 2017
The Mountain Heritage

Planning a Christmas in July Holiday

Now is the time to start planning your next Christmas in July holiday in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. The idea of Christmas in July started back in 1980 when some visitors from Ireland were on holiday staying at Mountain Heritage in the Blue Mountains. Not being accustomed to winter in July, they commented on how watching the snow fall and sitting inside warming themselves by the fire felt just like Christmas back home. That night, feeling in the Christmas spirit, they asked for a dinner of turkey, stuffing, and plum pudding and sang Christmas carols by the fire. And so, the idea of Christmas in July was born and has grown more popular ever since. The annual Yulefest celebration came from the idea of celebrating Christmas in […]

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April 25th, 2015

Best Scenic Drives in Australia: Greater Blue Mountains Drive in NSW

Australia boasts some of the most scenic drives in the world. Not only are the sights beautiful once you arrive at your destination, but all along the way there as well. The Greater Blue Mountains Drive takes you from Sydney west across New South Wales and into the Blue Mountains. The drive allows you to […]

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September 17th, 2014

Places to See in and Around Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s most populous city and the capital of New South Wales. While there is plenty of urban city happenings and things to do in the metropolitan city, there are also several great getaway destinations you can drive to from Sydney. The city of Sydney is surrounded by such a variety of different scenic places with the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Blue Mountains bordering the west, the Hawkesbury River to the north, and the Royal National Park to the south. Between the urban and metropolitan city life that is rich with culture, history, and a happening night life and the natural, picturesque surroundings, there are always new places to explore.

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October 31st, 2013