MOFO 2015 – Arts Festival Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:53:50+11:00January 12th, 2015|Events and Festivals, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, The Arts, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Merlijn Hoek via Compfight cc MOFO, the arts and music festival put on by MONA, runs in Hobart from 15-18 January. This is certainly one event that is putting Tasmania on the international map when it comes to arts events. This article from The Guardian, talks about MOFO and also the foodie scene and [...]


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 [...]


Plan for $100 million Development by Ali Sultan to boost Hobart CBD

2019-07-30T16:32:11+10:00August 20th, 2014|Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, News, Shops and Markets|

Salamanca Market | Tourism Tasmania | Richard Eastwood We are bringing you the highlights of some Tasmanian news to show that Hobart indeed has some developments going ahead and it is developing further as a city. From Mercury Newspaper Plan for $100m jewel in developer Ali Sultan’s crown with Salamanca multi-use space Ali [...]


Hobart’s First Twilight Market Finally Has The Go Ahead

2019-07-30T16:32:11+10:00August 13th, 2014|Family activities, Food and Wine, News, Shops and Markets, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Vilseskogen via Compfight cc We previously told you about some new markets in Hobart but unfortunately the night market has taken longer than expected to get up and running. The latest news is below from The Mercury Newspaper: Hobart’s first Twilight Market set to be held on Friday, October 3 Hobart [...]


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. [...]


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. [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]