Articles and blog posts on Australia’s Apple Isle – Tasmania.

Australia: king of the islands 1

Australia, the world’s biggest island, is home to thousands of other islands as well. These islands offer visitors wonderful choices to explore and enjoy their holiday. They are scattered all over the Australian coast and are as varied as they are beautiful. Scott Archer guest blogs at Gypsy Girl to uncover the […]

World Picture


A mugshot of coffee 4

Be on the look out for a substance that causes serious addiction   #167909339 / gettyimages.com   I went forty-one years in the coffee wilderness, never experiencing that all-consuming craving (okay, addiction) that some – namely my husband (who would mainline coffee straight into his veins if he could get over his aversion to […]

The Great Tasmanian Cable Car Debate 4

Should Hobart allow a cable car up Mt Wellington? As a recent arrival to Tasmania (as opposed to a true, generational local), I am quite new to The Great Tasmanian Cable Car Debate – a debate that has been raging for 108 years! I kid you not. For more than a century, […]


Wursthaus Kitchen

Tickle my taste buds with an ode to Argentinean food

Tickle my taste buds: Ode to Argentinean Food by Rebecca Byfield  One of the joys of travelling and living overseas is how many different cuisines we’ve got to explore. Some have been truly delicious, like homemade foie gras in the Dordogne made by my friend’s mother and aunty. Some have […]