Discover some hidden delights in the many arcades and alleys of Hobart’s Salamanca Place. The cobblestone street on the city’s waterfront is one of Tasmania’s best known landmarks, and is filled with art galleries, theatres, cafes, craft shops and restaurants, as well as an historic sandstone staircase – the Kelly Steps- and St. David’s Park. […]

The Taste of Tasmania is a food-lover’s paradise. Held annually on Hobart’s waterfront on Princes Wharf No.1, Parliament House Lawns and Salamanca Lawns from the 28th December until the 3rd January, the Taste brings together providers of Tasmania’s beautiful food, wines, music and street performances. http://www.thetasteoftasmania.com.au/   Image credit: ‘Busking at the Taste of Tasmania […]

Enjoy panoramic views of greater Hobart and Southern Tasmania from the top of Mount Wellington. Accessible via road or one of the many scenic walking tracks. At 1,271 metres tall, Mount Wellington is part of Wellington Park, which encompasses 18,250 hectares of land, and connects Hobart city to the bush.

Jagged rock-faces, sprawling lawns, towering conifers, and the southern hemisphere’s longest single-span chairlift can all be found within Launceston’s Cataract Gorge. Walk around the natural basin, cross the suspension bridge, relax by the open-air swimming pool, or spot the local wildlife, including the peacocks that inhabit the area. Image credit: ‘Cataract Gorge, Launceston TAS – […]

During the winter months, take a day-trip from Launceston to nearby alpine park Ben Lomond for some skiing or snowboarding. http://www.skibenlomond.com.au/   Image credit: ‘Ben Lomond’ by Graham Lewis available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/62929104@N00/5339318167 under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Full terms at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/