A hiker’s guide to NSW

With COVID-19 restrictions easing in states and territories around Australia, now is the time to shake off the home shackles and hit the trails in your local area. Travel resumed in New South Wales on June 1 so we’ve chosen Australia’s most popular state…

NSW national parks reopen

National parks in NSW have reopened after the state government eased travel restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus. Travellers from NSW and interstate are now allowed to camp in most parks, however you must book before arriving so the numbers of campers…

Vic 2020 ski season gets go ahead

Victorian ski resorts have been given the green light to open this 2020 snow season, with Falls Creek and Mt Hotham the latest two to reveal their plans. Lifts will start turning at the sister resorts on June 24, a little over two weeks after…

NSW ski resorts to open in 2020

The NSW ski season will be going ahead, with COVID-19 restrictions in place. But before we get into those, put June 22 on your calendar for Thredbo and June 24 for Perisher. At Thredbo, the daily capacity will be reduced by up to 50…

10 minutes with… hiking guide Caro Ryan

Growing up in the ‘burbs of Sydney, in a family that didn’t camp, Caro Ryan never thought she’d spend her days kicking up dirt and collecting scratch marks from adventures in Australia’s Blue Mountains. But this self-proclaimed “unexpected outdoors chick” is not only “at…