Tagged: New South Wales
Thanks to COVID-19, this will be my first full winter spent in Sydney.
If you’re new around here, you may not know that I typically chase the sun… which for me means leaving Australia during winter and traveling in the northern hemisphere, typically to destinations where I can live in tank tops and bikinis every day.
This Sydney Weekend Getaways post was last updated on 26 October 2020.
In my very biased opinion, the best way to spend a weekend in Sydney is at the beach.
I’ve made it my mission to sample wine throughout Australia these past couple years.
Which is a little strange for someone who constantly claims to be “not much of a drinker”, I know, but that’s just a testament to how amazing Aussie wine can be.
I lay on a grassy knoll at Wategos Beach in a flowy skirt, head propped up on my backpack at an angle optimal for scoping out the surfers and setting sun in front of me, dozing off to the sweet croons of a guitarist nearby.
As a travel writer, I should be able to write about most anything travel-related. And I’d like to think I can, if the numerous reviews I’ve written of hotels I’ve never visited are any indication of my research skills and general wordsmithery.
The Royal National Park Coastal Walk is one of my favorite hikes of all time. Close to Sydney and accessible by public transport, it’s an easy Sydney weekend getaway for the frugal traveler.
With my time in Sydney drawing to a close at the end of March earlier this year, I was tirelessly debating between two possible next steps: head to Perth for Blazing Swan (Aussie’s version of Burning Man), or fly to Melbourne for free to help my Sydney HelpX host work her expo booth and head west from there.