Myer Hobart fire and re-building

2019-07-30T16:32:09+10:00March 11th, 2016|News, Shops and Markets|

The Hobart city centre certainly changed without Myer dominating Liverpool Street. The old building was impressive and had a grand staircase from the ground floor. The hole in the ground left after the fire was there for way too long. Finally after 8 years, the new Myer building opened in November. The second Myer building [...]

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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! [...]

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Launceston Tasmania An Undiscovered Gem

2019-07-30T16:32:10+10:00November 19th, 2015|Choosing where to live, Evergreen, Food and Wine, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Moving to Tasmania, Things to do|

Cycling - Tamar River | Tourism Tasmania | Rob Burnett In a previous post we covered 8 reasons to visit Launceston and it seems that the virtues of Launceston have now been recognised internationally. The below article shows that Escape has awarded Launceston status as an undiscovered gem. I must admit that I [...]

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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 [...]

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Effervescence sparkling wine festival Tasmania 2015

2019-07-30T16:32:10+10:00September 28th, 2015|Events and Festivals, Food and Wine, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, News, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Gianni Dominici via Compfight cc Jo and I love our sparkling wine, and even more so French Champagne, so we thought we would bring you this news about sparkling wine in Tasmania courtesy of Winsor Dobbin's blog. There are going to be some great events for lovers of sparkling wine in [...]

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Top 5 Reasons to Love Tasmania During Winter

2016-12-10T16:53:41+10:00June 7th, 2015|Events and Festivals, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Parks and Wilderness, Shops and Markets, The Arts, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Merlijn Hoek via Compfight cc The weather in Tasmania and the overall climate are very popular topics on the blog. We have published a number of posts on the topic of Tasmanian weather and here are just some of them: The Tasmanian climate and environment outlined Welcome to Spring in Tasmania [...]

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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 [...]

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Dark MOFO 2015

2016-12-10T16:53:43+10:00April 22nd, 2015|Events and Festivals, Food and Wine, The Arts, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Paris B-A via Compfight cc Dark MOFO is back this year, running from 12-22 June, 2015. Dark MOFO is a arts festival put on by MONA. It has been a huge drawcard for tourists in winter over the past couple of years. Last year the Winter Feast was a huge success, [...]

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Tasmania Tops Tourism Awards – CONGRATS!

2016-12-10T16:53:43+10:00April 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. [...]

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MOFO 2015 – Arts Festival Tasmania

2016-12-10T16:53:50+10:00January 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 [...]

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