Smartphone and Tablet Apps on all things Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:23+11:00August 1st, 2013|Accommodation, Attractions, Events and Festivals, Evergreen, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Moving to Tasmania, Networks and resources, Parks and Wilderness, Practical Info, The Arts, Things to do|

When you move to a new place, working out what is where takes some time. So if you are new to Tasmania, planning to move, or perhaps here on holiday, there are now plenty of phone and tablet apps that can help you while you are out and about. Following are links to some that [...]

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Festival of Voices 2013 in Hobart, Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:26+11:00July 6th, 2013|Events and Festivals, Family activities, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, The Arts, Things to do|

Hobart Waterfront | Tourism Tasmania | Glenn Gibson The Festival of Voices launched in Hobart last night and despite rain and cold, the opening night event was a great success as reported in the article from The Mercury shown below. The festival runs from 5-14 July in Hobart and features a wide range of [...]

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Walking Trails Website for Southern Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:37+11:00May 7th, 2013|Evergreen, Family activities, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Where to Live|

Cycling - Tamar River | Tourism Tasmania | Rob Burnett If getting out and walking is something you enjoy then this new website is for you. Great Hobart Trails provides details and maps for 77 walking tracks, paths and trails around the Hobart area. You can search the site by location and also by [...]

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Events in Tasmania During Winter

2016-12-10T16:54:39+11:00April 23rd, 2013|Events and Festivals, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Shops and Markets, The Arts, Things to do|

Salamanca Market | Tourism Tasmania | Richard Eastwood The summer months are most definitely the peak months for tourism in Tasmania, as it is for many parts of Australia. The Tasmanian event calendar is jam packed from late Spring through to early autumn and then is tends to get a little sparse. This [...]

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The Bruny Island Cruise

2016-12-10T16:54:44+11:00March 27th, 2013|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Videos, Where to Live|

We have written recently about Bruny Island which is south of Hobart. See the recent blog post which is here. Last year at the Taste of the Huon, I was lucky enough to win two tickets for a Bruny Island eco-cruise. Finally I got around to booking and went with my Mum last week. It [...]

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TMAG – Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Reopens Today

2016-12-10T16:54:46+11:00March 15th, 2013|Attractions, Family activities, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, News, The Arts, Things to do, Where to Live|

Hobart Waterfront | Tourism Tasmania | Geoff Murray The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery - known as TMAG - reopens today after a closure of several months to complete a major renovation, rebuild and introduction of many new galleries and spaces. You can visit TMAG on the Hobart Waterfront for free (except for [...]

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Tasmanian Arts Festival – Ten Days on the Island 2013

2016-12-10T16:54:48+11:00March 14th, 2013|Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Events and Festivals, Family activities, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, The Arts, Things to do, Videos, West Coast Tasmania, Where to Live|

Photo Credit: gabriel.jorby via Compfight cc The Tasmanian Arts Festival, Ten Days on the Island starts this week, from 15 to 24 March 2013. The festival is has been held every two years since 2001. The following is from the website. Also check out the Facebook page for the festival. Ten Days on the [...]

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Lonely Planet: Top nine experiences in Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:54:48+11:00March 4th, 2013|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|

Pipers Brook Vineyard | Tourism Tasmania | George Apostolidis Lonely Planet recently posted this article on some of the top experiences to be had in Tasmania. We agree that these are some of the must do's. You can read the original article on the Lonely Planet website here. Top nine experiences in Tasmania Tasmania is [...]

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Bruny Island

2016-12-10T16:54:49+11:00March 1st, 2013|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Where to Live|

The Neck, Adventure Bay (left), Simpsons Bay (right) | Tourism Tasmania | Southern Cross Television Bruny Island is a beautiful small island in southern Tasmania, accessed by ferry from Kettering, south of Hobart. It is easily accessible from Hobart for a day trip, but even better for a weekend or longer break. This [...]

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Major Events in Tasmania 2013

2016-12-10T16:54:50+11:00February 25th, 2013|Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Events and Festivals, Family activities, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, The Arts, Things to do, West Coast Tasmania, Where to Live|

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2001-2002 | Tourism Tasmania | Nick Osborne We are already a couple of months into 2013 and lots of events have already come and gone and been enjoyed over this wonderful summer. However, there is heaps more to come! We will continue to add events to this listing [...]

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Hobart Tasmania named in Lonely Planet’s Worldwide Top 10 Cities

2019-07-30T16:32:11+11:00October 23rd, 2012|Attractions, Choosing where to live, Events and Festivals, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Moving to Tasmania, News, Parks and Wilderness, Practical Info, The Arts, Things to do, Where to Live|

Hobart Waterfront | Tourism Tasmania | Geoff Murray Well Hobart, Tasmania's capital city has made it into the Lonely Planet's Worldwide Top 10 cities to visit. We hope this gives you inspiration to visit Hobart and ideas on what the lifestyle could be like if you move to Hobart. This story from The Mercury. [...]

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