Posts Tagged ‘Hunter Valley’

The Hunter Valley’s Best Kid Friendly Wineries - Audrey Wilkinson

The Hunter Valley’s Best Kid Friendly Wineries

Ten years ago, give or take a pregnancy, Mr. Eats World and I often indulged in sneaky weekends of wining and dining Hunter Valley style, sipping wine amongst the vines and enjoying indulgent evenings over fine food on the veranda of a pretty restaurant. Who I am kidding? What would really happen is we’d spend […] Read more…

The Dragon's Express at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley with kids

Holiday fun at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley with kids

Weekend breaks in the Hunter Valley used to mean a long day aof wine tasting and purchasing, then a longer night drinking all the bottles we’d purchased “to cellar”. The next day would be about nursing an epic hangover, knocking back some ibropufen, then doing it all over again. But weekends like these were relegated to the […] Read more…

Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Light Spectacular

Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Light Spectacular

Take one sprawling landscaped garden planted with 6,000 trees and 600,000 shrubs. Add tranquil lakes, cascading waterfalls and a storybook garden inhabited by fabulous fairytale characters. Toss in more than two million Christmas lights, a self confessed Christmas tragic, her long suffering husband, their slightly nutty son and a wee girl who insists on donning sequins and wings because […] Read more…

Kookaburra landing at Banjo's Bush Retreat

Digital Detoxing in the Hunter Valley

“Mama, what was it like in the olden days?” asks my soon to be e-bayed offspring. Geez. How old does this kid think I am? While searching the site for the best category to list him under and thinking about a fair “buy it now” price, I explain that when we weren’t saddling up our dinosaurs or […] Read more…