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Driving to Australia’s hotel of the year

by Monday, October 8, 2018

You may recall that we joined guest traveller Patrick Walden for a trip across Bass Strait aboard Spirit of Tasmania. Now, Patrick shares his driving holiday in Tasmania. Over four days, he saw a large chunk of the island; resting his head in Hobart at "Gourmet Traveller’s" Hotel of the Year ‘MACq 01’— 5-star, thank ...

Travel is not a privilege

by Friday, September 28, 2018

How is the week treating you? For those of you with school children currently on holidays, my wish for you is that you’re coping. I’m willing you through with 'emotional Panadol', via this Newsletter. For the rest of you, know that I’m always wishing you the best. I wanted to share a conversation I had this week ...

Spirit of Tasmania: Smooth sailing to an accessible holiday

by Monday, July 30, 2018

This week's Guest Traveller Patrick Walden (brother of our very own crew member Jack) spent a long weekend in Tasmania on a driving holiday which started with a trip on the Spirit of Tasmania.   Travelling, an enjoyable endeavour, can be fraught with its accompanying challenges. As a person in a wheelchair, or indeed anyone who simply moves at a ...

Lovely Launceston, five ways

by Monday, July 23, 2018

Guest Traveller Cate Keane recently visited Launceston, Tasmania's second-biggest city, in the north-east of the island state. Here, she offers five ways to enjoy a leisurely weekend in Launceston... University of Tasmania Stadium. Come for the AFL footy (even if you're not into it...). There's an intimate stadium, superb food trucks, it's walking distance from your hotel and there ...