Patisseries, bars, spas, art spaces and dining destinations are luring city slickers to Maitland and Lorn in the Hunter region.
Newcastle is settling into a new post-mining, post-BP era in which the inner-city landscape is changing from grungy wasteland to social and cultural hub, with an influx of new cafes and restaurants.
This coastal town retains that magical, relaxed feel that harks back to simpler times, minus the mass-scale development.
Sydney Swans AFL player Lance 'Buddy' Franklin shares his favourite getaway spot.
If you're visiting Newcastle, this stylish Nordic-inspired cottage offers one of the best possible locations to stay.
It's a city on the up and up, with culinary, cultural and social evolution at the heart of change.
Delicious driving routes you can do in a day from Sydney and Melbourne.
You don't need to travel far from Sydney to enjoy some of Australia's most pristine beaches.