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Best Walking Tracks in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is one of the most popular tourist and weekend-getaway destinations in New South Wales. Just over an hour away from Sydney, this World Heritage listed area is home to a large number of beautiful walking tracks, enormous cliffs, deep valleys and canyons, lush rainforest, thriving wildlife and numerous lookout points with breathtaking views.

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Cheap International Money Transfer to and from Australia

It’s surprising that in the modern society we’re living in today, transferring money overseas from one bank account to another can still be so expensive and non-transparent. Australian banks typically charge excessive fees for international money transfers and also give their customers the worst possible currency exchange rates.

Luckily though these issues can be easily prevented by using a specialised money transfer service that provide you with great benefits compared to banks. OFX and CurrencyFair are two of most popular online money transfer services that can help you transfer money overseas without hassle and with the best exchange rates.

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8 Best Walking Tracks in Morton National Park

Not as well-known or popular as the Royal National Park and the Blue Mountains, Morton National Park in the Southern Highlands deserves a lot more attention. Remote wilderness, scenic waterfalls, steep gorges, beautiful walking tracks and panoramic lookout points, Morton National Park has something for everyone.

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Top Things To Do In Sydney (The Ultimate Guide)

Sydney is Australia’s largest and most popular city, visited by millions of international travellers each year.

What sets Sydney apart from other international cities are the beautiful and world-famous Harbour, the unique landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, a near-perfect climate, a stunning coastline with countless beaches and also the thriving arts and culture scene.

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Chasing Waterfalls on the Waterfall Way

The Waterfall Way is a 185km scenic drive between Coffs harbour and Armidale, passing through New England and Dorrigo national parks, with numerous impressive waterfalls as the key attraction.

With so many impressive sights to visit, the Waterfall Way is a popular weekend destination in northern New South Wales. If you want to see everything and also do some of the walking trails, you will need two full days. However, further below you will find a customised itinerary in case you only have one day to spare in this beautiful part of the world.

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How to Start a Blog (Step by Step Guide)

People often ask me how to start a blog such as Best Sydney Walks. The answer isn’t that simple actually, so I’ve decided to dedicate an article to this topic that you can use as a helpful resource in case you’re keen to start a blog of your own.

Running a blog for most people is a hobby. A blog is a medium that you can use to share your thoughts, ideas and experiences with the rest of the world. A blog is something you own, it’s your little corner in the huge online community called the Internet.

For others, a blog is a way of making money, whether it be a modest little side-income stream, or a full-time income that pays all the bills.

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10 Best Lookouts in the Blue Mountains

One of the most popular tourist and weekend-getaway destinations in New South Wales is the famous Blue Mountains, a World Heritage listed area an hour away from Sydney.

Suitable to visit during all four seasons, the Greater Blue Mountains region consists of seven National Park areas and a conservation reserve. The Blue Mountains is home to a large number of impressive lookouts, some very popular, others not so well-known.

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10 Cafes in Sydney That Serve the Best Coffee

Sydney-siders have a true love affair with coffee. For many of us, coffee is the first thing on our minds when we wake up in the morning, so we want to make sure that we start the day with the best cup of coffee we can get our hands on.

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10 Secluded Beaches in Sydney You Should Visit This Summer

Sydney is blessed with more than 100 beaches, some big and world-renowned, others much smaller and not so well-known. With so many quality beaches available, Sydney is almost unrivalled in the world.

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16 Great Picnic Spots in and Around Sydney

Blessed with a pleasant climate and stunning natural scenery, Sydney is pretty much the perfect city to go out and have a picnic. With so many parks, reserves, beaches and lookouts to choose from, you’ll never run out of options in the weekends.

To make it easier for you, we’ve come up with a list of 16 of the best picnic spots in Sydney.

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