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Where to Stay in Byron Bay: Areas Guide

I arrived in Byron Bay on a night bus from Sydney one September morning. The subtropical town had just come out of winter, so it was still jacket weather, but was starting to get warm. I remember walking down Johnson Street, ecstatic that I’d finally reached the town that I…

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Great Ideas for Weekend Trips from Sydney

What with its famous opera house, charismatic neighbourhoods and many beautiful beaches, lots of travellers get stuck in Sydney – many at the end of an east coast road trip. But there are plenty of great opportunities for weekend trips from Sydney that are essential for anyone living in the…

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Fun Things to do in Newcastle, Australia in 2 Days

Newcastle is a regional city in New South Wales, located around two hours north of Sydney. It’s definitely a place worth visiting in its own right. Newy as it is known, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches on NSW’s mid-coast, as well as cool little bars, shops…

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Adelaide to Cairns Drive Itinerary – via the Great Inland Way

The Adelaide to Cairns drive is not your obvious Australian road trip. When I told people that I’d decided to drive 3,000 kilometres through the Australian outback on my own, 98% of them thought, to put it politely, that I’d lost the plot. I thought I’d lost it a long…

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The 39 Best Things to do in Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a magical place – so much so that I’ll readily admit it changed my life. It’s a beautiful town, full of gorgeous beaches, and somewhere where you’ll never be far from hearing music on the streets. Byron Bay is a place where people are free to be…

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How Byron Bay Changed My Life

Ask anyone who has been living in Byron for a significant amount of time what they love about the place, and they’ll most likely start talking about its magic, its potential for huge self-growth and its uniqueness. Some people see it as a place of relaxation and rejuvenation, others somewhere…

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