Amy Gainsbourgh was born in Byron Bay and grew up on the Central Coast - she's the perfect person to bring you all the latest information and tips about everything the great state of New South Wales has to offer.
Whether you're visiting from out of state or travelling to Australia from another country, you'll find there are plenty of things to see and do across our diverse state - and Amy will help you hone in on the most exciting events and attractions NSW has to offer all year-round.
From food and wine festivals to whale watching, surfing and fun for the whole family, you can count on Amy to be on top of the latest trends and travel tips. Whether it's a seasonal event or an exciting new attraction, Amy should be your first port of call for all things NSW.
Anna Lisle is a lifestyle journalist and passionate cook. For the last four years, Anna has held the position as Senior Editor of Best Restaurants www.bestrestaurants.com.au, which receives 550,000 unique visits per month. As editor of the Best Restaurant blog - http://blog.bestrestaurants.com.au - Anna regularly attends restaurant openings, cookbook launches, food and wine fairs and industry events.
In 2014, Anna appeared as a contestant on Channel 7′s My Kitchen Rules, together with her mum, Cathy, with their instant restaurant episode attracting 2.254 million viewers. Following their success on My Kitchen Rules, Cathy and Anna run The Walcha Kitchen, a cooking school based at their family property in rural New South Wales. Their hands-on classes are small and intimate, catering for groups of six to nine people, with a sit-down meal at the end of the class. The Walcha Kitchen produces a gourmet granola and muesli range that includes paleo and gluten-free options.
Anna has also featured as a guest presenter on 2GB, Sydney Weekender and contributed to various print publications including Women’s Day, Delicious Magazine, The SunHerald, Australian Yoga Journal, Luxury Travel Magazine, Shape Magazine Australia and Men’s Fitness.
Chief Funster, Andrew Smith, is heading Down Under in Dec! Reviewing festivals, events and being a Sydney VIP is all in a day's work.
I’m Andrew Smith, a 25-year old Earth roamer. Saying “yes" to everything has brought me to 22 countries across 6 continents. I have a background in social media management, digital advertising, English teaching, touring in a band, audio/video production and finance …but who really cares, honestly.
Witness NSW as you’ve never seen it before. Our feature photographers capture the landmarks, beaches and scenes that define this great state.
Their expert lenses bring to life a region bursting with colours unseen by the naked eye.
Marvel at the vibrancy of the cityspace, the character of townships and the soul of the natural world alive and thriving throughout NSW.
They say a picture tells a thousand words, but you’ll be left with few to describe the beauty caught here on camera.
Lyndey Milan OAM, Australian home cook hero, has championed the Australian food and wine industry for 30 years, initially as a caterer and later as a journalist, author, mentor and presenter. Her many awards, eight books, varied media roles and community involvement are testament to this. In her latest TV series, Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Australia, she celebrates the characters, places, pastures and vineyards that make up our thriving culinary culture with her usual thirst for life, sense of fun and love of good food and sparkling shiraz.
Born and bred in inner city Melbourne, moved to Sydney for work in his mid 20s. Happiliy lives in Coogee with his wife who is from Young - Cherry Capital of Australia. Working in the Digital Marketing team at Destination NSW, an infrequent social media content creator that enjoys travelling, reading, photography and socialising.
Caz & Craig Makepeace are the founders of ytravelblog.com one of the world’s biggest travel blogs and have been featured by notable brands such as Virgin Australia, Expedia, and Lonely Planet. When not traveling and writing about it, you can find them swinging in a beach hammock at sunset to the tunes of Jack Johnson, or screaming in the stands of their favourite sporting match. Connect with them on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.