Port Arthur is a significant location in Australian history.
First, it is the best preserved convict site in Australia and is World Heritage Listed.
Second, it was the site of the 1996 massacre where 35 people were killed and 23 were injured.
It is a very interesting place to visit. As a convict settlement, it started as a timbre yard before it became a prison for those convicts who committed further crimes upon arriving in Australia. Some of the stories are heart breaking, and on a wet, cloudy, miserable day it develops a sad and painful atmosphere. On a bright, sunny day that feeling disappears, and the contrast of colours is mesmerizing. Read More
Tasmania is one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. It’s almost like going back in time, with acres of untouched wilderness and old colonial towns full of history, intrigue and, sometimes, sadness. What I was not expecting when I visited Tasmania earlier in the year, was to explore the most mind-blowing, over-stimulating and sensational modern arts museums in the world. Read More
I know it’s girly, but swimming with dolphins has always been a bucket list item I’ve wanted to tick of my bucket list, and I FINALLY got to do it when I was in Adelaide last year. My only regret is that I didn’t have my own GoPro to capture any underwater photos.
I have wanted to visit Tasmania for a really, really long time. I follow Tasmania on Instagram and have fallen in love with the un-touched scenery. Instagram just made Tasmania seem like every outdoor lovers dream. So when I got the opportunity to visit a friend in Hobart for a week I jumped at the chance. But the question remained, would the real thing stack up to Instagram? Read More
It’s summer here in the land down under, and things are really heating up. The sun’s out along with the flies, and the mercury is rising. So I think it’s time for a seasonal bucket list to get you inspired for the sweltering months ahead of us, and if you live in the northern hemisphere, maybe it will just fill you with a longing for long summer days and travel to the great southern land. Read More