Growing up, my weekends (when not playing sport) were spent outdoors in the Aussie bush as a way of keeping me and my brothers from tearing each other and the house apart! Some of my fondest memories are of exploring enchanted forests where the rest of the world seemed to fade away. When I discovered…

Joadja  is the oldest Vineyard and Winery  in the Southern Highlands. Interest in growing grapes in a cool-climate led us to investigate this high, cool region in the early 1980’s where we recognised the potential of this district for premium grapegrowing, with its cool nights, warm days and extended autumn. At 750 metres above sea…

LUXURY ACCOMMODATION SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS The Southern Highlands best kept secret, Gibraltar Hotel Bowral is something really special, a place you want to be part of, a place you want to linger a little longer. Sure, it’s a hotel and a modern and stylish one at that; but it’s got a few other strings to its…

My name is Hayden McLean, I grew up in the Southern Highlands with a life full of bushwalking and the outdoors through my father and cubs/scouts. I am a self-taught photographer, having found a passion in photography after going through a difficult time about four years ago. After getting my first camera, I found a…