Category Archives: Discoveries

Notes, thoughts, observations and things we have heard or found

Jan
12
2014

If you like the idea of hang gliding but are not trained, try cable hang gliding. This is where the glide apparatus is connected to a cable that zips along at speed, so you get the sensation of hang gliding, … Continue reading

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Jan
10
2014

Head to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens in Hobart during your visit to Tasmania. Continue reading

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Jan
05
2014

Have you found yourself thinking lately about how nice it would be to get away from it all? Perhaps you've been caught up in the hustle and bustle of city life and would just like to get back to nature. … Continue reading

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Dec
20
2013

Tasmania is home to many unique marine species, including Humpback and Southern Right whales, Australian fur seals and more. Continue reading

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Dec
10
2013

What do you know about the Furneaux Islands?. Flinders Island is a popular destination, but here is some information about the other surrounding islands Continue reading

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Dec
09
2013

The Cradle Coast Farmers Market is the ideal place to stock up on pre-Christmas produce. Continue reading

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Dec
08
2013

There's certainly no shortage of artistic talent in the city of Hobart, with enough galleries and exhibits to keep a visitor occupied for days. If you're an art aficionado, appreciate a good painting or sculpture, or would like to learn … Continue reading

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Dec
05
2013

Sarah Island, off the West Coast of Tasmania, was home to an old penal colony where prisoners laboured away under the harshest of conditions. Continue reading

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Dec
04
2013

A guide to golfing in Tasmania, home to Australia’s oldest golf course as well as many other striking greens. Continue reading

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Dec
03
2013

Tasmania is full of unique plant species, so if you’ve got a particularly green thumb or just like to appreciate nature’s creations, here are some to look out for Continue reading

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