Lonely Planet: Top nine experiences in Tasmania

2019-07-30T16:25:06+10:00November 1st, 2018|Attractions, Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Evergreen, Family activities, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, The Arts, Things to do, West Coast Tasmania, Where to Live|

Lonely Planet  posted this article on some of the top experiences to be had in Tasmania a while ago, however we agree that these are some of the must do's.


The Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur

2019-07-30T16:25:07+10:00October 4th, 2018|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Where to Live|

We had a lovely day trip recently, from Hobart to the Tasman Peninsula. Dale's brother and his family (who live in Launceston) were spending a few days down there and we took the opportunity to head there for the day to catch up with them all and to also reacquaint ourselves with the area. The drive from Hobart to Port Arthur was around 100km and took us 90 minutes from Sandy Bay.


Tasmania named undiscovered golf destination of the year

2019-07-30T16:32:09+10:00November 27th, 2015|Attractions, News, Things to do|

Maybe golf isn't high on your priority list when deciding about whether to move to Tasmania, but Tasmania has been named the “undiscovered golf destination of the year” by more than 200 of the world’s leading golf travel journalists across 36 countries. So you will have something to do on your weekends or in retirement even! [...]


Tasmanian White Wine Weekend November 2015

2019-07-30T16:32:10+10:00September 30th, 2015|Attractions, Events and Festivals, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, News, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Gianni Dominici via Compfight cc Well continuing our recent theme we have another wine event to tell you about. Yes we certainly love our Tasmanian wine and the White Wine Weekend is another great event. We have written about the White Wine Weekend before when it was held at the Henry [...]


What’s On In Tasmania This Winter

2019-07-30T16:32:10+10:00April 25th, 2015|Attractions, Events and Festivals, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, The Arts, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Clearly Ambiguous via Compfight cc Well winter is well on it's way and there is no reason to hibernate! There is lots to do in Tassie. We hope you enjoy these activities - we certainly are going to enjoy some of them ourselves. Tasmania really does have some exciting or cultural [...]


Tasmania Tops Tourism Awards – CONGRATS!

2016-12-10T16:53:43+11:00April 11th, 2015|Accommodation, Attractions, Events and Festivals, News, Things to do|

Tasmanian Devil | Tourism Tasmania | Chris McLennan Wow! The Australian Tourism Awards 2014 were held last night and Tasmanian entries won 10 of the 29 categories. More than any other state or territory in the country. That is incredibly impressive and very much punching above our weight! Congratulations to all the winners. [...]


Tasmania Treated as Cricket Australia Releases Its 2014-15 Fixtures

2019-07-30T16:32:11+10:00September 24th, 2014|Attractions, Events and Festivals, Family activities, News, Things to do|

Photo Credit: johngarghan via Compfight cc Great news for Tasmanian Cricket fans with the fixture schedule released by Cricket Australia. Moving to Tasmania does not mean you miss out on cricket. From The Mercury Newspaper Tasmania treated as Cricket Australia releases its schedule for the biggest summer of cricket It is going to [...]


Dark MoFo The Perfect Winter Tonic for Hobart Tasmania

2019-07-30T16:32:11+10:00September 4th, 2014|Attractions, ebooks, Events and Festivals, Family activities, Food and Wine, News, The Arts, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Paris B-A via Compfight cc Well we are newly into Spring, but looking back at winter, the Dark MOFO festival was clearly a highlight in Hobart. Hobart unfortunately has a reputation of being cold, wet and miserable during Winter but our personal experience from living here is that this is far [...]


8 Reasons to Visit Launceston

2019-07-30T16:32:11+10:00July 23rd, 2014|Attractions, Choosing where to live, Evergreen, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, The Arts, Things to do|

Cycling - Tamar River | Tourism Tasmania | Rob Burnett It is difficult to be completely unbiased when comparing the various cities of Tasmania. I grew up in Launceston but went to University in Hobart and then spent a number of years living in both Launceston and Hobart before now finally settling inHobart. [...]


20 Reasons to Visit Hobart, Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:09+11:00March 3rd, 2014|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Moving to Tasmania, Shops and Markets, The Arts, Things to do|

Hobart Waterfront | Tourism Tasmania | Glenn Gibson This article in The Age caught my eye recently. They have put together a list of 20 things to do in Hobart - some well known and some less so. Of course if you move to Hobart permanently you can do all of these! Twenty [...]