NSW or New South Wales is Australia's most populous state, with over 7 million people. Within New South Wales is its capital Sydney,with over 4 million people.
The most popular destination in New South Wales and in fact Australia is Sydney - a thriving multicultural hub in the asia-pacific with a population of over 4 million. The life of the city is centred around Sydney Harbour - with its pristine waters showing off the towers of the city, the Opera House, and the Harbour Bridge. Other attractions including Taronga Zoo and Luna Park in North Sydney are great family attractions.
The gay scene in Sydney is a large one centred to the east of the city from Hyde Park - all through the Eastern suburbs into Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Potts Point and into Bondi. Oxford Street is where most gay nightclubs can be found, and the city as a whole is very gay friendly.
Other areas of interest in New South Wales include the Blue Mountains region and the wine region of the Hunter. Coastal areas like Wollongong and Port Stephens offer long white sandy beaches often completely deserted and some beaches very isolated offering a spectacular relaxing holiday.
Hotels and apartments in New South Wales are wide and varied - from luxury hotel towers in Sydney offering the best of the best, to budget hostels at cheap rates catering to students and backpackers.