Sometimes the grass is pretty green at home

Local Knowledge


It’s one thing to eat like a local or mingle with them when you arrive but nothing beats having a bit of insider knowledge before you leave home.

A series of posts on our amazing local area plus some great insights from some of our favourite bloggers about what to do in their neck of the woods.

Our Australian Backyard – ANZAC Coast Walk

The ANZAC Coast Walk, or Bather's Walk is a recent edition to the growing number of dedicated walking tracks around the Newcastle area, and it just may be the best one so far.     Where are we walking? This

Our Australian Backyard – Dudley Beach

  Unlike Pauline, I have lived almost my entire life in the same part of Australia, in various suburbs of Newcastle, near a beach. This is an area built on the sweat and blue collar toil of coal miners and

Be an Aussie for a day in Port Stephens

You probably can't speak like an Aussie in one day but spend some time in the beautiful Port Stephens area and you can at least feel like one. Eating pies with sauce and chillin' with some Roos. Sounds awesome mate!