Margate Tasmania Development Close to Green Light

2019-07-30T16:32:11+10:00November 25th, 2014|News, Shops and Markets|

Many of our blog readers and people enquiring about moving to Tasmania are interested in the regions known as the Huon Valley and the Channel area south of Hobart. Kingston is the regions major commercial centre (we live in Kingston Beach and it is great) but Margate it seems could be looking forward to bigger [...]


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 [...]


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. [...]


Win Flights to Tasmania!

2016-12-10T16:54:05+10:00April 11th, 2014|Things to do|

Tourism Tasmania's Go Behind the Scenery campaign is now focusing on winter. As a part of this they are giving away hundreds of return flights to Tasmania - from your nearest capital city - in June, July and August. Visit their webpage to read all about it and submit your entry.  The website also gives you [...]


Tasmanian Whisky Wins World Single Malt Title

2016-12-10T16:54:07+10:00March 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. [...]


Tasmanian Arts and Culture

2016-12-10T16:54:07+10:00March 18th, 2014|Evergreen, Heritage and Culture, The Arts, Things to do|

Photo Credit: Merlijn Hoek via Compfight cc Tasmania has an active, vibrant and highly regarded arts community. Visit the sites below to find artists, performances, events and activities that appeal to you. We also promote particular activities and events on this blog. Visit our section on the arts to find out more.   Discover [...]