The wonderful thing about Hobart is that is has retained much of its original charm and heritage which is evidenced in its many historical Georgian-style sandstone buildings spread around the city.
The North West Coast of Tasmania is referred to as the ‘Great Nature Trail’ and stretches from Narawntapu National Park to Tarkine. The region is considered to be Tasmania’s food bowl with lush green farmlands dotting the countryside.
The Freycinet Peninsula, is a long skinny land formation carved into Tasmania’s eastern coastline. It is mainly renowned for its pink granite mountain range, The Hazards and its sheltered, white sand beaches.
Australia’s southern island state of Tasmania is often overlooked by visitors to our vast country. It is referred to as the “Apple Isle” for it’s former status as an important apple grower and exporter, but also because it is kind of shaped like an apple! However I believe that Tasmania should be on everyone’s itinerary when they…
Tassie is one of those travel destinations that gets deep under your skin. Once you have been you will want to go back to explore more and more of its beauty, majesty and nature’s bounties.
In recent years walking or hiking is becoming more and more popular with travellers from all over the world. It is the ultimate way to explore a destination
I was completely unaware that there were actually two towns named Derby in Australia. As far as towns go they are polar opposites, with one being located in the rugged north west of Australia and the other at the south of our country in Tasmania.
After bringing you the delights of Freycinet Peninsula and Bay of Fires, I’m backtracking a little and giving you a glimpse of the best of the rest of the East Coast of Tasmania.
Let me tell you a story about a boy called Joseph Moles, my third great grandfather on my mother’s side of the family. He came, much like a lot of Australians, by convict ship in 1840 to the shores of Van Dieman’s Land (or Tasmania) to Hobart.
We are off again exploring this wonderful country of ours – Australia! On this occasion we are heading to the little known (and sometimes forgotten) island state of Australia, Tasmania.