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. [...]

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Tasmanian Whisky Wins World Single Malt Title

2016-12-10T16:54:07+11:00March 31st, 2014|Food and Wine, News|

Photo Credit: (Jerzy Durczak) via Compfight cc Whisky has certainly taken off in Tasmania and there are now quite a few producers with very good reputations. The Sullivan's Cove French Oak Cask whisky from Tasmania Distillery has now taken out the award for best single malt at the World Whisky Awards in London. [...]

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20 Reasons to Visit Hobart, Tasmania

2020-05-04T15:02:40+10:00March 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 [...]

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Summer Festivals and Events in Tasmania 2013/14

2016-12-10T16:54:14+11:00December 9th, 2013|Events and Festivals, Family activities, Food and Wine, The Arts, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Merlijn Hoek via Compfight cc It is finally summer and the days are getting longer and warmer and everyone's thoughts turn to spending more time outside. We love a festival in Tasmania and there are plenty planned for the summer months. Following is a list of festivals and major events across [...]

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Tourism Australia Focus on Tasmanian Food and Wine

2016-12-10T16:54:19+11:00September 18th, 2013|Food and Wine, Things to do|

Mures Fish Centre Restaurant | Tourism Tasmania | Nigel Honey When you visit Tasmania or live here, the quality of the food and wine is something that is very special. The freshness of the produce and variety of small producers of wonderful products has put Tassie on the foodie map. Tourism Australia is [...]

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Why Tasmania? One family’s thoughts…

2020-05-04T15:13:27+10:00August 27th, 2013|Choosing where to live, Evergreen, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Moving to Tasmania|

It is always wonderful to hear from people who have moved to Tasmania and are loving their new lifestyle. I was recently contacted by Kate Flower who moved to Tasmania from Perth recently with her family. In this post, republished from her own blog, you can read about how they came to the decision to [...]

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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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Tasmania Drinks in Gourmet Traveller Top 100

2016-12-10T16:54:28+11:00June 25th, 2013|Food and Wine, Things to do|

Strathlynn Restaurant at Ninth Island Vineyard | Tourism Tasmania | Garry Moore Tasmania continues to receive great press about our food and wine and now Gourmet Traveller has listed Tasmania in their Hot 100 for the beverage industry that is booming. Not only is wine (particularly Pinot Noir and Sparkling) being acknowledged as [...]

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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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Fresh Fruit and Vegetables in Southern Tasmania – Where the Locals Go

2016-12-10T16:54:40+11:00April 16th, 2013|Evergreen, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Practical Info, Shops and Markets, Things to do, Where to Live|

This is a guest post from Cath Isakson. Cath moved to Tasmania in April 2012. In southern Tasmania, you can buy fruit and vegetables at the larger markets, or explore farther afield and buy fresh from the farm. Fresh fruit and vege in Tasmania – so many options! It was a My Kitchen [...]

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Go Behind the Scenery : Tasmanian Tourism Campaign

2016-12-10T16:54:45+11:00March 25th, 2013|Attractions, Choosing where to live, Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Moving to Tasmania, Things to do, Videos, West Coast Tasmania, Where to Live|

Tourism Tasmania yesterday launched a new tourism campaign called Go Behind the Scenery. You can see the TV ad below. httpv://youtube.com/watch?v=eziM99bFSj0&feature=em-subs_digest In addition to the advertising, there is a Go Behind the Scenery website that showcases every region of the state. Visit the regions section to view great videos of each area. Itineraries are also provided for [...]

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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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