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Whether you’re visiting for the weekend or you’re a coffee-loving local, it pays to know where to get the best brew in the Blue Mountains. Here are my top coffee picks… Dbl Ristretto, Springwood Each coffee at Dbl is made with a double ristretto – the creamiest part of the espresso – to give a strong […]

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A Blue Mountains children’s book – Leonard the Lyrebird – will come to life as a musical performance in Katoomba in February 2019. Mountain Concerts and Scenic World Blue Mountains are thrilled to present the world premiere of Leonard the Lyrebird: A Musical Story. Held at Scenic World, Leonard the Lyrebird: A Musical Story is an original composition […]

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Taking a dip in a natural waterhole is a quintessential Blue Mountains summer experience. Here are five of the best places to bathe in the bush. It’s hot. You’ve just been for a hike. Or maybe you just want to spend a day in the Blue Mountains doing something interesting, fun and insanely pleasurable. Time to […]

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Sustain Cafe - Lawson
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New café, bar, restaurant and retail openings in the Blue Mountains town of Lawson have made bypassing this village a thing of the past. When driving to or from Sydney through the Blue Mountains you’d be forgiven for not really noticing Lawson. But for a pub and a row of shops-for-lease lining the Great Western Highway, there […]

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When it’s winter in the Blue Mountains, sometimes all you want to do is snuggle up by an open fireplace and drink a hot chocolate or a glass of red. Here are some of the best cafés and pubs where you can do just that. Wisteria Place, Leura Serving Campos coffee, all-day breakfast and now open for […]

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This incredible lookout was only officially named ‘Lincoln’s Rock’ in 2013. Before that it went by a few different names: Flat Rock (it really is a big flat rock!), Wedding Rock (lots of couples have wedding-day photos taken there) and even Honeymoon Rock (if only the cliff was lined with sun lounges and waiters serving pina coladas!). Google recognises all its […]

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For travellers staying more than a few days in the Blue Mountains, Jenolan Caves makes for an excellent day trip. As the world’s oldest known open caves, Jenolan Caves in the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area are truly fascinating. The cave system itself is huge, with over 300 entrances, but only 11 caves are open […]

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Follow your nose to this truffle farm in the Greater Blue Mountains region for a unique foodie experience. It’s a cold winter’s morning and I’m out in a field at Lowes Mount Truffiere (pronounced troo-fee-air) in Oberon following farm owner Col Roberts and his big black Labrador, Morris, along a neat row of hazelnut and […]

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Autumn is the season for picking wild mushrooms in the Blue Mountains – especially after rain. It was thanks to a guest staying at Luxury Bush Escape that I found out about the wild, edible mushrooms growing in my backyard. The guest was in town picking mushrooms for his business Autumn Harvest, which supplies high-end […]

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Growing up in the country with a small orchard in the backyard meant that nearly all year round there was always fruit to be had. My favourite time was around April when the Jonathan apple tree bore the most juicy, crisp apples imaginable – so good that I was known to pack nothing but apples […]

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