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Cruising

Cruising Fiordland: Sights and Sounds

Natasha Dragun Cruising Fiordland offers vistas and experiences land-based tourists can't match.

Mama Holiday

The latest Australian holiday trend is 'gramping'

Three generational family gathered around table playing card game

Tracey Spicer A bumper sticker I once saw sums it up perfectly: 'Adventure before dementia.'

Tasmania cider makers embrace new hip status

Bottoms up: Tasting at Dickens Cider House in Launceston.

Tim Richards In the attractive heritage buildings of Launceston's CBD and the picturesque Tamar Valley, bars, restaurants and cellar doors are now featuring local cider.

Tasmania

Weekend Away: Hobart penthouse

 Lenna Penthouse

Anthony Dennis A luxury penthouse has guests living the high life at Lenna in Hobart.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson

Paul Ewart We went as a family to Palm Cove in Queensland and it was just the most perfect place.

Tasmania

Hiking Tasmania with children: Small stature, great heights

Andrew Bain with daughter Kiri on the Overland Track

Andrew Bain Andrew Bain has a new perspective on hiking through rugged Tasmania, thanks to his companion - his young daughter.

Cycling

Two-wheel wonders: The world's 12 best bike rides

Cycling the Danube

Andrew Bain As cycling holidays become the first choice of travel for a growing number of us, there is no shortage of places to conquer, writes Andrew Bain.

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Travel deals: Tasmanian retreat

Leisure Inn Penny Royal Hotel & Apartments TASMANIA

BELINDA JACKSON Get cosy this winter in the heartland of the cold season, Tasmania. From $99 a night.

Tasmania

Three Hummock Island, Tasmania: A small wonder

Andrew Bain A visit to this secret, Lilliput-like island can make you feel small, writes Andrew Bain.

Q&A

Frequent flyer: Rod Cuthbert

Jane Reddy Rod Cuthbert is chief executive of Rome2Rio.com and founder of Viator.com.

Australia

Australian vineyard getaways: Six of the best

Mona Pavilion, Hobart

Winsor Dobbin These eight high-tech pavilions offer the most luxurious accommodation in the Hobart region.

Tasmania

Weekend Away: The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania

Vibrant display: The Henry Jones Art Hotel in Hobart has more than 300 artworks on show.

Craig Platt Craig Platt samples the gentle art of a Hobart break.

Tasmania

Weekend Away: Villa Howden, Tasmania

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Anthony Dennis Anthony Dennis finds a touch of provincial France at Villa Howden near Hobart.

Tasmania

Tasmania Museum and Art Gallery: a new gal's in town

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Louise Goldsbury A celebration of the colonial era runs deep through modern Hobart, writes Louise Goldsbury.

TAS

Tasmania tour: Paradise on a pedestal

Art of nature trip, Tasmania.

Andrew Bain visits Tasmania's Freycinet Peninsula on a three-day guided walk that combines art, the outdoors and fine food.

Tasmania

From ruin to renown

A historic Hobart pile has been restored to its former glory, writes Mal Chenu.

Bargains

Get going: the cycle of your life

BELINDA JACKSON Explore Victoria's Wilderness Coast on a four-day cycling tour from Mallacoota to Cape Conran.

Tasmania

Twenty reasons to visit Hobart

Lenna Penthouses hobart

Anthony Dennis Head up the long and winding road to the summit of spectacular Mount Wellington.

Quick trips

Make it snappy

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The quick getaway is travel’s equivalent of the energy bar. It’s bite-sized, it restores, relaxes, revitalises and sends you back home with clear eyes and an improved heartbeat.

Global

Frequent Flyer: Alex Cearns

Jane Reddy I'm quite particular about which airlines I fly with, sometimes right down to which aircraft.