Hobart can still produce surprises, even though we’ve lived here a long time now. Take Picnic Cafe in Mathers Lane, for example. What a little gem! Mathers Lane: Picnic Cafe We stumbled across Picnic Cafe (and Mathers Lane, for that matter) during a Sunday stroll in Hobart. We like to wander aimlessly following our forage at Farm Gate Market, just for fun. There’s a lovely, sunny courtyard area between Bathurst Street (home of the market) and Liverpool Street. One day, after we’d gathered meat and eggs from our favourite Tasmanian farmers, we ventured into Mathers Lane for a late...Read More
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While you’re waiting patiently for Table Cape tulips to spring into action this year, you might like to visit the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens tulips. They’re out in force; a stunning red and white display outside the conservatory. Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Tulips We took some of our Chinese VIPs along to see the Botanical Gardens tulips in Hobart, and they were suitably impressed. We all took lots of photos! You’ll find the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens on Lower Domain Road, part of the Queens Domain precinct in Hobart. Phone (03) 6166 0451 for details or follow Royal Tasmanian Botanical...Read More
We’re bemused to read visiting journalist suggestions for one day in Hobart with itineraries including EVERYTHING. Have they ever been here? You simply cannot visit a trio of stellar sites like Port Arthur Convict Settlement and Mount Field National Park and Tahune AirWalk in a single day and do any of them justice. Impossible! And insane to try. Keeping it Real: One Day in Hobart We’ve had a little experience with tourist attractions in Tasmania, so we give you… one of many possible itinerary suggestions. This one day in Hobart is spent contained within the actual city limits and book-ended by stunning views over the...Read More
Pinktober Light Up Hobart is brought to you by MacMurray Insurance Brokers and will commence from 1 October 2017. Pinktober Light Up Hobart highlights will include… Hobart’s Railway Roundabout Fountain (see photo above) Elizabeth Street Mall and Kennedy Lane Franklin Square Fountain 2017: Pinktober Light Up Hobart To mark the commencement of October (breast cancer awareness month) and to herald the upcoming Pink Cup on October 8, Pinktober Light Up Hobart will see Hobart City Council sites glowing brightly in pink to shine a spotlight on breast cancer awareness. As in previous years, the Hobart Volunteer Committee will be encouraging local businesses and...Read More
A Great Place to Live – Why Investors Are Rushing to Buy Property In Tasmania Tasmania is a great place to live, with beautiful surroundings and loads to do. This is something those of us who live here already know. However there has been an interesting trend of late of people looking to invest in property in Tasmania, specifically in Hobart. The Tasmanian property market has seen a lot of investors coming to spend money on houses in recent times, and this is a trend that boosts our economy and also gives Tasmania a bigger position in global terms....Read More
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