What I Love About Holidays in NSW

Visit NSW has rolled out their new video ad campaigns for NSW destinations. “What I Love About Holidays in NSW” The campaign What I Love About Holidays in NSW is the latest digital marketing campaign and hosted on www.visitnsw.com/ilovensw. Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase said: “To help visitors plan their next NSW getaway, Destination NSW has launched five short… Read More »

Concert to showcase local talent for Youth Week 2017

Some of the most talented performers from Blue Mountains high schools will be presented in a Youth Week 2017 showcase at a special concert at Blaxland High School on Thursday 6 April. Photo:  Winmalee High School rock band ‘Penny Dreadful’ is one of many acts on the Youth Week Concert program showcasing local talent in… Read More »

Iconic Blinky Bill Bus Stop Magic Restored

Many local residents and their children will remember how “the bush was alive with excitement” in Dorothy Wall’s Adventures of Blinky Bill. Now, the village of Glenbrook is alive with excitement at the completion of the new mural on the iconic bus stop. Photo: Artist Jayne Shephard shows Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill the finished product… Read More »

The best Blue Mountains’ waterfalls to visit after rain

After good rainfalls over the greater Blue Mountains region, some beautiful Waterfalls spring into life. As the rain eases, the volume of water in the waterfalls around the Blue Mountains will decrease quickly. That being said, you should still get some great photo opportunities. In this article, we’ll look at some of the most popular… Read More »

The Paul Harris Memorial Lookout, a Blackheath treasure

The Paul Harris Memorial lookout is a surprise. It’s hidden and seldom visited and would be the only lookout in the Blue Mountains that is viewed from a shelter. The Paul Harris Lookout is marked by a concrete and steel structure providing shelter to visitors taking in views over Blackheath Glen and Shipley Plateau. This lookout… Read More »

Katoomba Falls and Witch’s Leap Katoomba

A walk down to the middle level of Katoomba Falls after rain as a great experience. The photos on this page were taken on Saturday 4th March 2017 using an iPhone. To do the walk, park your car beside the Katoomba Kiosk and take the track to the right of the Kiosk. The track heads down… Read More »

Making and enjoying perfect scones

We all enjoy a Devonshire Tea and while a great tea is important, the scone can make or break the experience. Kerry-Anne, one of Bygone Beautys’ chefs, says one of the key elements to making great scones is how you manage the dough before baking. If you overwork it, the scone will hardly rise and… Read More »

What’s on in the greater blue mountains region

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Majestic snatch back of Ashes of retro dance at Hydro

The Poms have snatched the Ashes (well, the Ashes of the retro dance world) and every pair of left feet will help give the Blue Mountains a sporting chance at reclaiming it on Saturday, February 25. The annual Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge Guinness World Record attempt for the largest number of costumed people to dance… Read More »