Tag: Port Arthur


Stepping back in time, become a Convict at Port Arthur, Tasmania Tasmania

Port Arthur is one of Tasmania’s, if not Australia’s, best known historical sites to visit in a country where its European history was founded in what some would call exceptional circumstances. The UNESCO World Heritage listed site of the old convict town of Port Arthur was established in the then named colony of Van Diemen’s Land in the early 1830s and quickly gained a reputation...

Continue Reading...


Hotel Review: Somerset on the Pier, Hobart, Tasmania Hotel Review / Tasmania

When visiting a major city I find that one of the most important things to do is make sure you try and stay in accommodation that has high impact and gives you a special feeling for what that city is about. Of course any sensible person will need to take budget into consideration and staying in a place with those attributes screams expensive, but sometimes...

Continue Reading...