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Hobart to Antarctica in 2017 via Macquarie Island

Antarctica and Tasmania have had a long and intimate association. It was from Hobart that Roald Amudsen and Douglas Mawson’s expeditions launched from. Hobart...

20 ideas on what to do in Tasmania in winter

Winter is the time of year when Tasmania's rugged beauty takes on a magical quality. There's a nip in the air, for sure, but...

Peppers Seaport Hotel review

Nautical style meets seafaring history at Peppers Seaport Hotel, the 60-room star of Launceston’s redeveloped Seaport riverfront precinct. The sprawling four-story hotel, designed in...

Tasmania cottages and caravan parks

Having been to Tasmania a number of times, we can see why Australia's smallest state was listed as number four on Lonely Planet's top...

Launceston Insider – A designer’s world Anita Dineen

Tasmanian designer Anita Dineen thought she wanted to be a wool-classer until she went to art school to study jewellery fabrication.  She became so...

Bruny Island Tasmania – Interview Cape Bruny Oysters

Have you ever gone on a trip you enjoyed so much you ended up moving to your holiday destination? That’s what happened to Stephanie Sutcliffe....

10 local tips on visiting the capital of Tasmania

Hobart is a small city with a beautiful harbour and rich history. And in the food department, with its restaurants, cafes, distilleries and other...

Mary McNeill – Gourmania Food Tours

Hobart in Tasmania is filled with scrumptious delights. Sixth generation Tasmanian Mary McNeill grew up in Hobart and has lived and worked in Brisbane,...

Bill McHenry – Tasmanian whisky distilleries

You might be surprised to learn that Tasmania has more whisky distilleries than Ireland. And although Tasmania’s distilleries are much smaller than their Irish...

4 best places near Bay of Fires

If you want to know the best locations to visit, just ask a local. In stunning northern Tasmania, on the shores of Binalong Bay, we...


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5 best Tasmania hotels with water views

Love a room with a view of the water? As the only Australian state entirely surrounded by water, Tasmania has lots to choose from....

Top 10 things to do in Launceston, Tasmania

Launceston, or ‘Lonnie’ as known by the locals, is Tasmania’s second largest city packed full of heritage, art galleries and museums. Surrounded by fabulous...