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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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Luxury Bush Escape is a studio guesthouse in the Blue Mountains, and at the time of writing was the No. 1 listing on Airbnb for the region. Here’s why I think it’s one of the best places to stay when you visit. As the host of Luxury Bush Escape I may be a little biased when recommending this private abode as one of […]

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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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Leonard the Lyrebird is an award-winning children’s book set in Blue Mountains, Australia, written by Jodie McLeod (me!) – a Blue Mountains local and longtime creative writer, journalist and editor (also editor of this website) – and illustrated by the very talented Katoomba artist Eloise Short.  Leonard the Lyrebird at a glance: Winner: 2019 Whitley Award for Best […]

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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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From specialty grocers to big-name supermarkets, here’s where to stock up on food and essentials when visiting the Blue Mountains. Eating at restaurants and cafes in the Blue Mountains is part of the fun of coming here, but – let’s face it – sometimes there’s nothing better than tucking into a home-cooked meal when you’re travelling. […]

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Don’t let the rain put a dampener on your time in the Blue Mountains with these wet weather tips. You’ve come to see those beautiful Blue Mountains valleys, but you can’t see much beyond your outstretched arm for all the rain and mist. So what do you do? Whether you’re a local trying to avoid cabin […]

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