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20 exclusive escapes to impress your partner in Tasmania

Gold Stem facials, private islands and outdoor bathtubs with zillion-dollar views….these are some of the things to look forward to in Tasmania. Or perhaps...

Spreyton Cider – Tasmanian cider

It doesn’t get much more picturesque or quintessentially Tasmanian than the view from the cellar door at Spreyton Cider on a sunny day.Clear blue...

Making friends – Ulverstone Tasmania

Tasmania’s Tarkine Forest Drive is a newly sealed road that has opened up Tasmania’s North West to travellers. It’s a scenic drive past lighthouses...

41 Degrees South Salmon and Ginseng Farm, Tasmania

It’s long drive down a bushland-shrouded road to reach the small farm in northwest Tasmania that grows one of the world’s most valuable plants. This...

Hobart to Launceston | self-drive Tasmania

A driving journey around Tasmania offers a taste of everything the Apple Isle has to offer. Roads sweep through diverse landscapes of dramatic coastlines,...

Tasmania attractions – 4 festivals

Freshly picked as one of Lonely Planet’s 10 best destinations for 2015, Tasmania is one Australian state that has plenty to be proud of....

Five Best Rooms With a View in Tasmania

1-Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Cradle Mountain Sink into a luxurious leather sofa by the fire with a glass of cognac in hand. With an average...

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...

Australian olive oil – Cradle Coast Olives

‘An embarrassment of awards’ is how Carol and Tony O’Neil describe the stash of trophies and ribbons lined up on their shelves for Cradle...

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...


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10 Cool First Nations Experiences in British Columbia Canada

14,000-year-old tools to light fires, fish hooks and spears are some of the discoveries unearthed on Triquet Island in British Columbia. Anthropologists believe the...