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Salamanca Market

by Tuesday, October 13, 2015

I spent a weekend in Hobart, Australia’s smallest and most historic capital city. Three things to do were high on my to-do list: a wilderness walk, tucking into local produce and a visit to Salamanca Market. This historic market is in Salamanca, down by Hobart’s popular waterfront precinct. The warehouse and storage area has been there since ...

Saffire Lodge

by Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Saffire Lodge is on the east coast’s Freycinet Peninsula, 2.5 hours from Hobart and Launceston in Tasmania. The stunning property stands on what was once a caravan park and is the state’s only property to be on the Luxury Lodges of Australia list. I recommend it as a great place for a romantic weekend. The lodge overlooks ...

Adelaide Hills

by Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The first time I sampled The Adelaide Hills (part of the Mount Lofty Ranges, unofficially centred around Mount Barker, the area’s largest town) I flipped out. How could we be so close to the city, yet feel like we were in some gorgeous English country town? Even the climate here seems different to the nearby ...