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 [...]


Top 5 Reasons to Love Tasmania During Winter

2016-12-10T16:53:41+11:00June 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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]