Your best Bay of Fires holiday, by land or sea

The Bay of Fires—a slice of coastal heaven Last week, we introduced you to adventuring couple Elise and Dom, whose road trip on the Great Eastern Drive in their vintage Kombi captured our imagination. If you haven’t already read this chapter …

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Love every winter moment on Tasmania’s east coast.

There’s something about reaching the winter solstice that can spark a yearning for a little mid-year holiday. Perhaps it’s the lengthening days, or the realisation of just how many months still stand between us and Christmas that can inspire dreams of escaping on a winter getaway.

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Get lost on Tasmania’s east coast

There’s something irresistible about the idea of a road trip. Those two words instantly invoke thoughts of embarking on a journey that leads away from the ordinary, towards something new and wonderful. Travelling is part of our human nature, and …

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It’s time to treat yourself

If you’re looking for an indulgent holiday, a place to celebrate something special, or just a bit of extra pampering, you’ll find it on The Great Eastern Drive. Tasmania’s east coast has some of the state’s most luxurious accommodation, food experiences and adventures.

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The power of simple pleasures

We love collecting, it’s part of being human I think that deep down all of us are magpies at heart. Whether we realise it or not, each of us collects things as we go through our lives. Even in this very …

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Go forth and savour

The Great Eastern Drive will lead you to the most delicious experiences on Tasmania’s east coast, in some of its most beautiful locations. The east coast’s mild climate creates perfect growing conditions for the state’s premium fresh produce, and the …

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The perfect place to make memories

Last weekend, as I walked along my local beach, I saw a young father playing with his two small children. They were making the most spectacular sandcastle—an enormous, elaborate concoction, complete with moat, dribbled sand battlements, driftwood defences and seashell-crusted turrets.

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Why wait for summer? A winter holiday tale

Who doesn’t love the feeling of going on a holiday? That moment when you’re finally on your way, you’ve left everyday life behind, and all the nagging little thoughts about whether you’ve packed everything, or if work really can cope without you, or if you really have time to take a holiday at all, just drift away.

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