4 FREE things to do around Hobart

Once you’ve just invested in an airline ticket to cross the Pacific, or maybe just one across the Bass Strait, you’re probably looking for some free things to do around Hobart.  While getting to Tasmania can be quite the journey, there are many affordable things to do once you arrive! Here are 4 free things to do around Hobart.  And a bonus, all of them are family-friendly. #1 Cascade Brewery  The restaurant and gardens at Cascade Brewery are absolutely free to …

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Three Generations Roadtrip: Hobart to Port Arthur

A three generations roadtrip from Hobart to Port Arthur is not one you’ll soon forget.  Port Arthur Historic Site is one of 11 historic sites in Australia that together form the Australian Convicts Sites World Heritage.  However, while the history of Port Arthur is engaging for the entire family, the drive from Hobart is just as exciting. Getting there Traveling to Port Arthur from Hobart is easy.  We rented a GPS unit from our rental car agency, but signage was frequent …

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Yoder Toter children to meet the Land Down Under

It’s only 6 months til we are “wheels down” in Australia. If you’re new here, you may not realize that I was an exchange student to Australia.  Actually 15 years ago (this Friday) I took my first ever flight to Australia for what would begin a year away from my family and friends.  It was a fantastic time and I as much as I loved the scenery and the FOOD (secret- I weighed less after baby #3 than I did …

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