Hobart

Moss in Salamanca Place is Hobart’s newest boutique hotel

July 10, 2019

Gorgeous Georgian sandstone warehouses located in Hobart’s historic Salamanca Place have now been transformed into a new 41-room boutique hotel. With the simple title of Moss, the newest property from Behrakis Group is seeking to bring a bit of Tasmania’s wild natural landscape into these buildings with design that makes full use of vertical internal […]

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Hotel Review: Mantra Collins Hotel sits at the heart of the best of Hobart

July 3, 2019

Built into an unassuming front, situated in the heart of Hobart and boasting water views from many of its rooms, the Mantra Collins Hotel delivers everything one may want from a visit to Tasmania’s capital. The rooms themselves boast a contemporary design with a touch of luxury, and a taste of the practical, with a […]

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Hobart’s MONA to build five-star hotel, and a spa by James Turrell and Marina Abramović

December 13, 2018

Hobart’s infamous Museum of Old and New Art, AKA MONA, has officially announced their intention to build a brand new precinct and five-star hotel nearby the famed mostly-underground art museum. Submitting their development application to Crown Land Services and Glenorchy City Council this week, the museum and founder David Walsh plan for the new development […]

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Virgin Australia to begin flying direct services between Hobart and Perth this month

September 3, 2018

In just a few weeks time, Virgin Australia will become the first airline to introduce direct services between Hobart and Perth, opening up a necessary connection between two of Australia’s fastest growing cities. The airline will fly the thrice-weekly return service on a Boeing 737, providing travellers with better and easier access to the two […]

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Hotel Review: Travelodge Hobart stands tall in Tasmania’s seaside city

July 17, 2017

Location is everything when visiting a city for a quick weekend getaway. What I look for is convenience, ambience and comfortability. In the heart of Hobart’s gorgeous town centre towers a dusty-red brick building. In Melbourne, I actually live next door to the Travelodge in Southbank so it’s pretty fitting that I’ve had the chance […]

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Flight Review: Jetstar’s late night service from Hobart to Sydney (JQ724)

July 9, 2017

On this week’s flight review we travel from Hobart to Sydney with Jetstar, on the final flight of the night to depart the Tasmanian airport. Airline: Jetstar Route: Hobart to Sydney (JQ724) Type: Airbus A320 Class: Economy Seat: 11A (Window 3-3) Flight Time: 1 hour 50 minutes On Time? Departed and arrived about 45 minutes […]

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Dark Mofo’s fiery Winter Feast once again proves itself a foodie’s dream come true (Hobart)

June 23, 2017

Taking over Princes Wharf 1 for a total of seven nights during the festival, Winter Feast remains one of the most recognisable and accessible elements of Dark Mofo, a 13-day arts and music festival held in Hobart each June. It’s a night market if you want to paint a less inspired picture, but really it’s […]

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Five reasons Dark Mofo is now one of Australia’s must-have experiences

June 23, 2017

Buildings dressed in blood red lighting; hipsters running around a rocky, pitch-black industrial playground ducking in and out of old warehouses with a hot toddy in hand; inverted polly waffles cooked over campfires and handed out to shamelessly salivating foodies; a single helicopter performing impressive choreography over Hobart’s spectacular waterfront while being blasted by an […]

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Jazz, Death Metal, Electronica and Rock feature on the lineup for Dark Mofo 2016

April 10, 2016

One of Australia’s most unique and adventurous festivals, Dark Mofo will be sweeping through Hobart this June for 11 days of what is being described as a “maelstrom of cultural pandemonium”, casting its multifaceted shadow over various nooks and crannies, as well as theatres, warehouses, and hubs, across the city. The program planned to fit […]

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Winter Feast returns to Dark Mofo (Hobart)

April 10, 2016

Mona’s winter solstice festival Dark Mofo will sweep through Hobart for 11 days this June, bringing a multitude of the weird and wonderful to venues, dark corners, and hubs across the city spanning the arts, live music, food, light, film, and more. Cerebral works from local and international artists will be displayed in temporary hubs […]

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First arts line up announced for Dark Mofo 2016

April 8, 2016

Winter solstice festival Dark Mofo will return to Hobart this June to greet the colder months with fire, art, music, food, film, and more, and we’ve finally got our first look at how this year’s event will be shaped. The midwinter festival brings visitors from all over Australia and abroad to be a part of […]

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Hotel Review: Standard Room at the Best Western in Hobart, Tasmania

March 1, 2016

Best Western in Hobart makes for an easy, comfortable stay that’s not only good value but delivers the kind of uber convenience one can benefit from whilst on a trip down in Hobart. Hobart is already one of the easiest, major Australian cities to navigate, with a beautiful layout so that you’re pretty much always […]

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