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[27 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Beer and other festivals in Hobart

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

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[21 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Award-winning Cradle Mountain

The night started out with Jansz in the Birdcage Bar at Wrest Point. ‘Black tie’ was the dress code. The whole building looked resplendent with its newly-adorned Christmas decorations winking at us. There was a red carpet! On Friday night, … Read the rest

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[28 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Tasmanian Transport Museum

If you are a kid of any age there’s a good chance you like trains, steam trains especially, but usually any train will do.

Finding trains in Tasmania can be tough though, as the last regular passenger services stopped here … Read the rest

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[9 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
For all the people, for all time – Cradle Mountain

“This must be a national park for the people, for all time. It is magnificent and people must know about it and enjoy it”

Gustav Weindorfer

How unbelievably lucky are we that get to spend the majority of our time … Read the rest

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[26 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Why take a guided walk in Tasmania?

A terrific way to explore Tasmania is by a guided walking trip.

By choosing to do a guided walk, your company will handle all of the organizational aspects of the tour and deliver to you, the client a professionally researched … Read the rest

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[19 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
Vines in the Valley: Huon region wine tasting

While the Tamar and Coal River Valleys are probably Tasmania’s best known wine regions, the south has much to offer.

Here are three that are most likely to be open during your visit to the Huon Valley.

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Tastings … Read the rest

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[18 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Come to Cradle Mountain – Tasmania and see what you see

One of my favourite things about Cradle Mountain is the people.

Not just the wonderful people I work with, or the rest of our fabulously passionate resident Cradle Mountain community, but the visitors, too. The random strangers who become part … Read the rest

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[16 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Adrenaline Adventure Jet Fighter Flights – Tasmania

Do you need the ultimate adrenaline adventure?

Have you ever dreamed of riding shotgun in a jet fighter?

Can’t wait to feel the  rush of adrenaline as you race through the Tasmanian skies in a jet fighter?

or….do you … Read the rest

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[15 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
What’s in a  name? The Huon Valley Apple Museum

If you’ve done a little travelling around our fair country you may have become just a little numb or confused by the naming of tourist attractions.

In fact sometimes the word “attractions” itself can be justifiably questioned when icons such … Read the rest

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[12 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Island Menu – Tasmanian Food and Photography

Island Menu is a Tasmanian based blog featuring recipes cooked, written and photographed by Samuel Shelley and myself (Catherine Miller). We are not trained chefs, far from it, but we both love cooking and taking photo’s. Bringing the two together … Read the rest