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A wide view of the front of the Black Stump Hotel in Merriwagga, New South Wales.
Inside the Iconic Pub With the Tallest Bar in the Southern Hemisphere
The Black Stump Hotel, an unassuming pub in Merriwagga, New South Wales is shrouded in outback mythology and local folklore. There’s the tale of how the pub got its name; a woman named Barbara Blaine who burned alive in 1886 in the area, whose husband reportedly said “looked like a black stump”, or it could be because the surrounding area is known colloquially as “Black…
Two loaves of bread fresh from the oven at RedBeard Bakery in Trentham.
The Best Bakeries in Regional Victoria
There's nothing quite like a country bakery. Quaint, laden with baked goods, and adorned with stickers from when they won 'Best Vanilla Slice' in 2007. Victoria is a big place and has a plethora of excellent bakeries, but here we're looking for the absolute best bakeries in regional Victoria. ALSO READ: Where to Find the…
Gumbuya Dreaming: A Fusion of Indigenous Storytelling and Digital Art at Gumbuya World
This winter, Gumbuya World is set to host a spectacular event that blends traditional First Nations storytelling with state-of-the-art technology. Gumbuya Dreaming, created by the acclaimed Indigenous artist Wayne Quilliam, promises to be a unique celebration of Indigenous culture in Victoria. Running from June 8 to July 21, this inaugural event will take visitors on…
The Best Pubs on the Yorke Peninsula
The Yorke Peninsula, commonly referred to as ‘Yorkes’ by South Aussies, is another spectacular area of South Australia dominated by 700 kilometres of stunning coastline. Like most coastal regions, Yorkes is famed for its seafood, spectacular beaches and water activities, with tourists flocking to towns such as Wallaroo, Ardrossan, Port Vincent and Marion Bay during…
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