Tag Archives tasmania

A Fortnight in Tasmania

by Monday, January 29, 2018

Adventurous octogenarian Alan Johnston and his wife Sue put their car on the Spirit of Tasmania and set off for a fortnight on the Apple Isle this month. Disembarking in Devonport, they drove west to Burnie and Ulverstone and then east to Low Head and George Town on the Tamar River, Scamander and St. Helens, before heading ...

Don’t you just love blind faith?

by Thursday, January 4, 2018

Don't you just love blind faith? Whether you're a travel reporter or a Fresh Farmer, just add a bit of gusto and blind faith will propel us through 2018! I’ve no idea what’s around the next corner this year. (Lots of cruising for my new book, I hope!) So, whatever my next ‘journey to come’, I can’t wait to share it with you. Of course, ...

Picnic Island, Tasmania

by Monday, January 1, 2018

Guest Traveller Roslyn Jolly is a travel writer for Audrey Daybook, Escape, Great Walks and thebigbus.com.au. Roslyn also keeps her own travel blog at scholargipsy.com. The fortunate recipient of the prize of a free stay on Picnic Island, located just off the east coast of Tasmania, Roslyn kindly sent back this story for us about her mini-escape last year ...

Mona, Tasmania

by Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Janelle Noble is the Concierge at the MUSEUM OF OLD AND NEW ART (Mona), Australia’s largest private museum. Mona is located in Berriedale, a 15-minute drive from Hobart’s centre, or 30-minutes by fast ferry from Hobart’s Brooke Street Pier. Mona houses ancient, modern and contemporary art and was founded by philanthropist and collector David Walsh in ...

The Great Hot-Versus-Cold Conundrum

by Friday, June 2, 2017

Sand or Snow? Cocktail or Gluwein? Swimsuit or Ski-suit? On which side of the equation will you sit for your next holiday? Tomorrow at midday on Journeys To Come on Talking Lifestyle Radio, we'll seek to find an answer to this vexed question... well, not really vexed. You'd have to agree, it's a nice 'problem' to have! We listen to the ...