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Cosy, friendly, independent bookstores abound in the Blue Mountains, with well-read staff and shelves teeming with everything from bestsellers to rare finds. Pop into one of these beautiful bookshops or visit their websites to find your next treasured read. MEGALONG BOOKS – LEURA Where: 183 The Mall, Leura NSW 2780 When: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm Phone: (02) 4784 1302 Visit Megalong Books’ website. […]

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Funny name, serious relaxation: Sparadise in the Blue Mountains is the place to go for some quality R&R When a friend asks if you’d like to spend half a day soaking in a hot spa in the Blue Mountains for a mere $60, there is only one answer: hell yes. I’ve been meaning to go to […]

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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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We were nervous about having High Tea at the refurbished Hydro Majestic in Medlow Bath. After years of driving past its fenced-off façade imagining what it would be like inside, the moment had come to find out. Our biggest fear was: what if it wasn’t any good, even after the $35 million restoration? The Blue Mountains has […]

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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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The double reward of spectacular waterfall views and an equally impressive swimming hole make Minnehaha Falls in Katoomba a must-visit. I adore this waterfall and swimming hole, not least because of its cute name. The name actually derives from a fictional Native American woman, Minnehaha, and roughly translates to mean “waterfall”, though is often incorrectly […]

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Don’t let travel restrictions and social isolation stop you from journeying to the Blue Mountains (virtually) for beautiful, locally made gifts. Artisans and makers of the Blue Mountains are coming together online to host a virtual online market just in time for Mother’s Day. The Blue Mountains Makers Mother’s Day Virtual Market will see 40 […]

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While plans to visit the Blue Mountains may have been put on hold due to COVID-19, that doesn’t mean you can’t see it… One of the Blue Mountains’ most celebrated photographers – Gary P. Hayes – has a landscape photography and drone video portfolio to make any nature lover giddy with awe. If these images don’t get you excited […]

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Tapas-style dishes, local produce and seven-days-a-week service is a winning combination for this Blue Mountains restaurant. When guests staying at my Blue Mountains accommodation want to go out for dinner on a Monday or Tuesday night, there’s one place I always recommend. Leura Garage is one of the few restaurants in the Blue Mountains open seven […]

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This buzzing bar and restaurant turns up the cool-factor of the mid-Blue Mountains yet another notch. It’s slightly exciting when talented people with very good taste team up to open a bar and restaurant in your neighbourhood. Mesa Barrio is the work of some clued-in local lads with plenty of skill and no pretensions. Yet their Lawson […]

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