A coastal campervan adventure
After what has been a big year for us all, many Tasmanians are looking forward to getting out and exploring their own backyards.
A mile in the shoes of a spoon carver
The smell of fresh wood shavings announces that David Rauenbusch is in the office. More precisely, he is in his tree-fringed studio in the southern Tasmanian hamlet of Cygnet, on the banks of the Huon River.
A mile in the shoes of a truffle farmer
Winter Saturdays on Cradle Country Farm start early for Ina Ansmann and Timothy Noonan. The flaming autumn leaves on the oak trees lining the driveway have long since fallen and it’s officially harvest season on the couple’s truffle farm.
A mile in the shoes of an apiarist
In the dark hours before dawn, Robin and Antonia O’Brien park their ute in a clearing in the World Heritage-listed wilderness near Strathgordon.
A place in the sun
The puffer jacket has gone unworn for an entire week. Daylight hours are nearly double those of the night. The suggestion of a swim almost sounds like an invitation rather than a dare. It must be summer in Tasmania.
A story of hope
Our tour group shuffles into Yard 1 at the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. We look out into the shell of a building to see a woman.
A western road trip adventure
Our friends from West by North West share some of their favourite places to visit on a western Tassie road trip. There's no better way to start a local adventure than with local advice.
Beaker Street Sci Art Walks
If virtual events are bringing you down, perhaps it's time to switch off your screen and tune in to the natural environment just beyond your doorstep.
Beyond the icons
When picturing Tasmania's east coast, iconic images spring to mind of beautiful Wineglass Bay, tranquil Maria Island and pristine Bay of Fires. With summer adventures fast approaching, let's take a moment to explore beyond the icons.
The best places to go, things to see and do, and where to eat