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Laura Andon Surfing

Lets Go Surfing Maroubra have taught here for eight years so they know all the tricks.

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Parramasala

Spice up your weekend and celebrate Sydney’s rich culture at Parramasala 2014

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HOTDEAL

Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa

Put a spring in your step this season with the five star Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa.

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Hostings - Hunter Valley Foodie

The Hunter Valley is full of amazing food but on a short break you need to know the best spots to maximize your time. Two Fat Bloke’s to the rescue!

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Hostings - Destination NSW Parramasala

Spice up your weekend and celebrate Sydney’s rich culture at Parramasala 2014.

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What's On

20th September 2014

Head to Bondi Beach for the Sydney Peace Day Festival, get out and about at Art & About Sydney 2014 and check out the great activities at Sydney Olympic Park's Kids in the Park program.

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This Week

Mike’s hunting and gathering with Two Fat Blokes from the Hunter Valley in a Destination NSW Short Breaks Special; Felicity is milking it just outside Sydney where there’s everything from chocolate to kayaking; Mel saddles up to meet famous racers on a thoroughbred stud tour and finds a spot to hang up her bridle; Darren’s set to watch The Asian Cup in Newcastle with two delicious eateries; AND enjoy Spring in 5 Star style with Erica’s Blue Mountains HOTDEAL.  


Catch Up TV

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Lights, camera, action! Mike finds out if he makes the cut at the Australian Film Television & Radio School; Mel’s putting a spin on craft plus bunks down in a cute ‘n’ funky cottage in Leura; Pete grabs the bull by its horns in Port Macquarie; Daniel shows us around his home town Canberra where the food’s as fresh as the air Italian and Sons and Ottoman Cuisine; AND Erica has a HOTDEAL that’ll have you tasting, playing & feeling your best in the Southern Highlands.

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Scone

Get your heart racing in the horse & thoroughbred capital of Australia.

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Wyong Milk Factory

Where can you go to the gym and eat chocolate? At The Wyong Milk Factory!

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Latest Restaurants

The Edwards

Darren Coggan | A la carte

Pull up a chair at The Edwards, it’s owned and run by Silverchair’s Chris Joannou.

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The Grain Store

Darren Coggan | A la carte

The Grain Store in Newcastle has one of the largest Craft Beer tap lists in Australia, 21 all up!

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Italian and Sons

Daniel Gibson | Italian

Chow down on Canberra’s best Italian food that’s rivalling its Sydney counter-parts in style.

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Ottoman Cuisine

Daniel Gibson | A la carte

Ottoman Cuisine has been leading the charge in fine dining since receiving their first SMH Good Food Guide chef’s hat in 1994, which they have held to this date.

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Sydney Weekender, hosted by Mike Whitney, is now in its 21st year!
Travelling around the city and throughout the length & breadth of the state, each episode investigates the best places to stay, eat and play so you can make the most of your weekend.
It airs every Saturday at 5.30pm on the Seven Network in Sydney, and across N.S.W. & the A.C.T. on the PRIME Network. It's repeated a week later on 7TWO.

Catch the show Saturday 5:30pm

We're also on 7TWO on Saturdays 1:30pm

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