Tasmanian Whisky Up There With the World’s Best!


Whisky (or Whiskey) has become a staple of Scottish history and is one of the country’s most heavily consumed alcoholic beverage. Whisky gained worldwide popularity after the 15th century, although the first records of whisky distillation have been found in archaeological digs …

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Experience the Untouched Beauty of Bruny Island


Does the allure of having an entire stretch of stunning beach surrounded by pristine wilderness all to yourself entice your imagination? Does the opportunity to indulge in decadent meals, stay in luxurious resorts and engage in adventurous activities tickle your …

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Salamanca: More to Offer than a Market


The bustling Salamanca market in Hobart is a highlight for most visitors to Tasmania. Full of fresh and gourmet produce, art, craft and entertainment. It’s a popular with the tourists and visiting the market is a great way to start …

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If You go Down to the Woods Today…


Despite what the song suggests, if you go down to the Australian woods today, you probably won’t find bears sitting on a picnic rug, sipping on tea, nibbling on cake and discussing Australia’s political situation. No, wild bears are much …

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Hikes in Tasmania for Unfit People


When mainlanders think of Tasmania, they often think trees. Lots of trees. But amid those trees are magnificent landscapes whether it be rolling hills, rocky mountains or glistening lakes. For lovers of scenery who haven’t visited the gym in a while, …

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Novel New Year’s Eve Ideas


Rather than doing the same old same old house party or bar function this New Year’s Eve, why not branch out and bring in the new year with a more exhilarating celebration? Get away from the crowds, avoid having to …

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Bay of Fires – Tasmania’s Seaside Beauty


The very hush hush coastal region on Tasmania’s north east, Bay of Fires, is a natural splendour that often bypasses attention – so be sure not to tell anyone of this awe-inspiring destination. This area is so unimaginably pristine and …

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Spontaneously Travel in Australia this Christmas Period


This Christmas and New Year period is the ideal time to spontaneously travel in Australia to one of its glorious locations purely on a whim. Travelling in Australia is so cheap, easy and worthwhile, it makes you wonder why anyone …

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Travel Jobs In Australia


Living in Australia, there is too much culture, history and beauty to be ignored. Despite living in the country itself, Australians very rarely see what this wonderful land downunder has to offer. We’ve got everything from tropical rainforests and glorious …

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Pre- and Post-Travel Medical Check Ups


One of the most essential preparatory requirements for journeying overseas is to ensure you complete the necessary travel medical check ups both before and after a trip. Because we are accustomed to our country of origin’s climate and environment, changing …

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Caravanning Around Australia


Seeing the intricate, isolated little corners and crevices of the country is one of the most exciting aspects of travelling around Australia. The little towns with the friendliest vibe, the funny attractions that don’t have nearby airports and the stopover …

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Travel Tasmania: The Franklin River


Tasmania is one of those places you may never visit, even if you live in Australia. It seems like such a distant land, compared to say, Melbourne or Sydney. Making the trek just that little bit further to Tasmania isn’t …

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Checklist for Traveling: Travel Insurance, Passports and Vaccinations


The beauty of travelling is that you can truly let yourself be free, have fun and not have to worry about the usual sort of life administration that pervades our everyday lives. Things like repairing the car, vacuuming the floors, …

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Cradle Mountain


A gemstone of Australia’a stunning natural scenery, Cradle Mountain’s majestic backdrop is one of the must-see locations for anyone and everyone in the country. Regardless of whether you live here or are just in Australia for a short visit, witnessing …

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Rafting the Franklin River


Tasmania’s Franklin River is a remote and untouched natural beauty ensconced in luscious World Heritage wilderness that is perfect for adventure-seekers, nature-lovers and curious tourists alike. This magnificent Tasmanian national park is home to what has been hailed as one …

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Tasmanian Wine Tours


Prestige Leisure Tours offers personalised Tasmanian Wine Tours and Tasmanian Day Tours from our base in Launceston. The day tours include: Bay of Fires – Tasmania The Bay of Fires has been voted as one of the top 10 beaches …

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