Coffee is a personal thing.
What one person loves, another… anyway, I have chosen this sample of places to visit during your stay in Hobart for their coffee or location or both, with five more listed at the end that … Read the rest
Waterfall lovers will find plenty within a one day trip from Hobart. They are always best visited after rain, but the downside is that the track to reach them will be muddier. Pack your boots, camera, water and snacks and … Read the rest
Ida Bay Railway is Australia’s southern most railway.
The railway is a narrow gauge system much like the familiar sugar cane trains found all over northern Queensland.
It travels over 7km of government land at a very leisurely pace. The … Read the rest
Tasmania has a lot to offer the gardening enthusiast. The cool temperate climate and distinct seasons provide a wide variety of gardens you can experience on your visit.
Even the first European explorers tested Tasmania’s potential for growing food. Captain … Read the rest
As Tasmania’s reputation as Australia’s food source of choice continues to grow, along comes Beerfest to put another feather in the island’s cap.
Beerfest has been running for some years now, nobody can remember how long (for obvious reasons), and … Read the rest
When I mention to international visitors that Princess Mary hails from Tasmania, their reaction is always “who?”
It seems that the fairytale story of Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, is little-known outside Australia. Mary Donaldson, who grew up in Hobart … Read the rest
Hobart is home to Australia’s oldest working theatre, which is also one of its most beautiful.
If you get a chance to catch a play, some comedy, music or dance at during your visit, you’ll be in for more than … Read the rest
Tasmania is certainly famous for cheese. With clean air and water, green pastures and a temperate climate, many great cheese makers call the island home. Bruny Island, Ashgrove, Pyengana, Elgaar Farm and of course King Island are just a few … Read the rest