Eat here: Gabriel’s On The Bay, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Gabriel’s On The Bay 6955 Arthur Hwy, Port Arthur, Tasmania http://stewartsbaylodge.com.au My mum, auntie and grandfather took a little trip to Tasmania this week, so I thought I’d take a quick trip back this morning,  too – I’m revisiting one of the best seafood meals I’ve ever had at Gabriel’s On The Bay. Located within … Continue reading Eat here: Gabriel’s On The Bay, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Through my eyes: watching the sun come up over West Hobart, Tasmania

We were so lucky to have had the most gracious Airbnb host when we visited Hobart earlier this year; Anne was so kind, friendly and thoughtful, making sure every little detail was taken care of for us. Including the tip to set the alarm early, bundle up and enjoy the sunrise from the decking…. Perfect, … Continue reading Through my eyes: watching the sun come up over West Hobart, Tasmania

Port Arthur Lavender, Tasmania (to shop, eat & tea at)

Port Arthur Lavender 6555 Port Arthur Hwy, Port Arthur, Tasmania http://portarthurlavender.com.au/ From one delicious food and drinkery to another, I’m crossing the ditch today and throwing it back to the Tassie trip we took a few weeks ago. How the husband and I ended up at a Lavender farm is a story that pretty much … Continue reading Port Arthur Lavender, Tasmania (to shop, eat & tea at)

Through my eyes: Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania

Australia was basically founded as one big convict colony island. Despite the fact that we’re a really quite a young country, there really aren’t many (any?) places left where you can see that side of our history. From the website, “The Port Arthur penal settlement began life as a small timber station in 1830. Originally … Continue reading Through my eyes: Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania