• Newtown, Sydney, Australia

    The Best Bars in Newtown

    If you’ve been following my blog for a while now, you’ll know that I love a good pub and a few beers.  I recently spent some time in my favourite of Sydney’s suburbs, Newtown, and wanted to shed some light on where you should visit.  If you haven’t heard of Newtown then you definitely need to visit as soon as possible.  It’s not quite Fitzroy in Melbourne but it comes close!  Whether your up for an all-day boozy session or a chilled date night, these are the best bars in Newtown. The Bank Hotel The Bank is probably Newtown’s most famous drinking and eating establishment.  The food is fantastic but…

  • Journal

    The Warrumbungles, Dubbo & Young

    This post takes us right back to the beginning of February.  We realised that we’d spent far too much money in January on food, on petrol and on campsites.  The initial plan was to spend less time on the move.  However, we also wanted to visit the Warrumbungle National Park and Siding Spring Observatory. I’d been wanting to see the stars from the Warrumbungle National Park since watching Stargazing Live on BBC2.  It’s Australia’s only dark sky park and is perfect for stargazing. We managed a trip up to the Siding Spring Observatory (where Stargazing Live is broadcast from) but we could only get in during the day as it’s…