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Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 6: Paperbark Camp and Gunyah Restaurant

The Paperbark Camp is renowned as a luxurious bush retreat eco-resort, so we made a stop to catch a glimpse of the resort grounds.  We entered the private narrow dirt track and immediately, as if by magic, felt a very calming and serene vibe surround us. The serene understated luxury vibe continued throughout the grounds. … Continue reading Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 6: Paperbark Camp and Gunyah Restaurant

New South Wales, Australia · Travel

Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 5: Hyam’s Beach, Jervis Bay

Happy Valentines day everybody!  Okay so continuing on… No trip down the South Coast would be complete without a stop at Hyam’s Beach at Jervis Bay, which boasts the whitest sand in the world. We walked along the stretch of the beach, conscious of the feeling of the powdery fine sand between our toes with… Continue reading Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 5: Hyam’s Beach, Jervis Bay

Food + drink (restaurant reviews) · New South Wales, Australia · Sydney · Travel

Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 4: St. Isidore

Our lunch stop was tucked away on a suburban street of Milton. The concept behind the team at St. Isidore is to showcase local produce. The restaurant even sources its vegetables, herbs and eggs from its very own onsite garden!     We walked in, passed the kitchen and were offered a choice between the… Continue reading Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 4: St. Isidore

New South Wales, Australia · Travel

Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 3: Crooked River Wines

Who would have thought that the Princes Highway was home to a peaceful, picturesque winery shielded off the noise and sight of the highway itself? We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at Crooked River Winery, a boutique winery in Gerringong. Inside the complex was a light, airy and stunning restaurant with views of the… Continue reading Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 3: Crooked River Wines

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Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 2: Mountain Range Farm (Dapto Community Farm)

 The Mountain Range Farm was recommended by the Hawkesbury Harvest Trail.  There was not much information online so we stumbled in, not knowing what to expect. We arrived at an industrial tin shed just in front of the parking lot. Mr. A unassumingly walked into the only entrance…and found out it was a massage clinic!… Continue reading Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 2: Mountain Range Farm (Dapto Community Farm)

New South Wales, Australia · Travel

Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 1: Southern Gateway Centre

After a grueling week at work, I desperately wanted to get away from Sydney.  So I came up with the brilliant (and spontaneous) idea of a day trip down the South Coast, with the aim of reaching Jervis Bay. Our 7am start had its perks – it meant that Mr. A and I were rewarded… Continue reading Day trip to the South Coast – Stop 1: Southern Gateway Centre