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Bruny Island, an island off the south-eastern coast of Tasmania. About a 30 minute drive from the capital city, Hobart, and a short ferry ride across the water.

Oysters, cheese, chocolate, a smoke house. It’s a place for everyone!

For me, Tasmania has a magnetic effect; I always want to return. It truly is a happy place for me. The pace is slower, the air is clean, and the scenery always takes my breath away.

Ewen Bell and I host a food photography workshop down in Hobart, and take in some of the local treasures. With a trip to Agrarian Kitchen, Frogmore Creek Winery and Ridgeline pottery amongst the itinerary.

The final day in Tassie. We catch a gorgeous sunrise, head back to Hobart via Sweet Envy, the sweetest place in town.

Getting lost on Bruny Island.
Whilst it was a little stressful at the time, it was a great adventure. We managed to get to the lighthouse in time for one hell of a sunset.

Bowls of coffee and ricotta hotcakes in Hobart, to oyster farming and cheese tasty on Bruny Island. This day was a hard one to beat.

Soaking in the sun and surrounds of Salamanca in Hobart. A stay at the Salamanca Wharf Hotel and dining at Smolt.

After driving of Spirit of Tasmania, it was time for us to make our way down to Hobart. A few stops along the way including the Christmas Hills Berry Farm.

Sailing down to Tassie on Spirit of Tasmania. It’s a gourmet onboard experience, with lots of delicious dishes at The Leatherwood restaurant.

Another blogpost from the Tasmania archives! Never more have I craved scones and a cup of earl grey tea, then I did when we arrived in Richmond. After a morning at Cascade, and a trip up to Mount Wellington, I had a nanna moment and put in my request for Devonshire tea to the rest

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So I know I went to Tassie about 8 months ago, but on a quite day at work sifting through my USB stick I found some photos I intended to blog about, but just forgot lacked motivation to blog about. My dad had eaten at Fish Frenzy on a recent trip to Tassie before we

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So it was a case of third time lucky with the Machine Laundry Cafe. We had tried twice to get a table, with no luck. It was our final day in Hobart, and Mum had asked me the day before what I wanted to do. My ONLY request was that we try to have breakfast

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One of the things everyone tells you to do when go you to Hobart, is go to the Cascade brewery. So, that’s exactly what I did. I booked Dad (the non-drinker), and myself a spot on the 11am tour of the brewery. I was told on the phone, that because it was a weekend, no

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When I put the shout out for food recommendations of places to eat in Tasmania, Rachel from Beyond Beeton, and Zoe Skewes from Herald Sun Food both recommended this place. So after trawling through the Salamanca Markets 1.5 times (the 0.5th time was to go back and buy myself a hat), we walked up Kelly’s

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I had grand plans of treating the family for breakfast at the Machine Laundry Cafe I had heard so much about. Alana had told me they do excellent breakfasts, and I had previous read about the place and thought it would be a great place to blog; a laundrette and a cafe in one. However,

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I tried to not make my list of things to do, eat and see in Tasmania too big. I had seen Onba’s menu online through my research and I liked the variety on offer. I thought my mum would like to try the duck liver pate in the tapas menu, and there seemed to be

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