The Amazing Street Art Spot You Must Find in Marrickville, Sydney

black and white street art mural of Debbie Harry from Blondie

Marrickville in Sydney’s Inner West has been named No10 in the top 40 coolest neighbourhoods in the world by Time Out – and, despite living a very short train ride away I’m ashamed to say, I haven’t really explored it properly – and so, last weekend, I decided to start to rectify that – and …

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29 Fun and Unusual Things to do in Canberra

Canberra doesn’t have a reputation as a town for those who like the unusual. It’s home to the Australian government so it naturally has a bit of an authoritarian vibe about it and there’s also a LOT of museums – however, with a little bit of hunting we found heaps of fun and unusual things …

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Seven Magic Mountains (And More Cool Art) in Las Vegas

Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas are towers of coloured rocks - but they aren't the only fun art in Las Vegas

Want to go and see the uber-cool Seven Magic Mountains art installation in Las Vegas – here’s what you need to know. And, if you love art, we’ll also suggest a few other ideas for where to find amazing art – from street murals to immersive digital experiences – in Las Vegas. What is Seven …

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Why is This Amazing Painted House in Surry Hills, Sydney? We Wondered Too

Pink, blue, red, yellow and covered with paintings of giant people playing instruments, you definitely can’t miss this building on the edge of Surry Hills in Sydney, But if you’ve ever ridden the Light Rail between the Surry Hills and Moore Park stops, or walked/driven up South Dowling Street and wondered why there’s a huge …

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Marulan: The Best Stop on the Sydney to Canberra Drive

old iron shed with a Billy tea advert on it in Marulan, NSW

When we decided to stop at the small town of Marulan on the drive between Sydney and Canberra, it was purely because I had read that it was one of the closest towns to the Hume Highway, the road you drive between the two towns. We weren’t looking for ‘places to see between Canberra and …

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19 Fun & Unusual Things to do in Newcastle, NSW

Newcastle, NSW is located about a two-hour drive from Sydney. It’s most famous for attractions like Nobby’s Beach Lighthouse, the Art Deco Ocean Baths and the interactive Newcastle Museum – but there’s also some less well-known fun and unusual things to do in Newcastle – and as ever, we went to find them on our …

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The Best Place to Swim With Dolphins Near Sydney

Wild dolphin jumping photographed on the Dolphin Swim near Sydney

Did you know that dolphins are attracted to people singing? Neither did I until I got chatting to my friend and journalist Niki Waldegrave about her experience swimming with dolphins in Nelson Bay about two and a half hours drive from Sydney. Thankfully she was so thrilled with her day out with the pointy-nosed ones …

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