A guide to Scotts Head

Hidden away off the Pacific Highway, the tiny surf town of Scotts Head, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, largely remains a secret, even to Aussies. But with a top right-hand point break that sees long, mellow waves wash towards the shore,…

Beachside banana and honey pancakes

It’s the simplest of recipes that sometimes escape our repertoire. Think pavlova, ANZAC biscuits, damper. With that in mind, we thought we’d whip up easy pancakes with an Aussie twist. Although it’s hard to beat lashings of Canadian maple syrup or the traditional lemon…

Australia’s surfing Mecca: Point Plomer

With a reputation for world-class surfing conditions, as well as a stretching golden beach, it’s no wonder Point Plomer has long been a favourite of Australian holidaymakers. Shaggy-haired, sun-kissed surfers make their annual pilgrimage to this coastal hideaway, determined to get their fill of…

Campsite review: Banksia Green

Hidden behind dunes, in the sprawling 450 sq km Myall Lakes National Park, Banksia Green campground is a cosy little site worth stumbling upon. The more well-known Mungo Brush campground is literally a skip up Mungo Brush Road and is popular with kayakers and…