Tasmania

Food and Travel – From Elation to Despair

The anticipation of a meal – the wonderful aromas, glistening colours, textures – and then the flavours. Eating is undoubtedly one of the most sensational activities ever, yet the experience is amplified tenfold amongst ‘different’ cultures and places. Indeed, some of the most enjoyable and downright despicable experiences I’ve ever had involve food and travel. …

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The Best Pubs in Australia – A Sober Analysis

At the end of a day’s adventure, often one of the best feelings is to slurp a cold ale in a good pub and let its warm tingle bathe you in merry reflection of a life well lived. There’s few finer ways to cap off a day’s travel, particularly when a pub’s done right. Here’s …

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Tasmanian food

Tasmanian Food – In Search of the Scallop Pie

While Australian’s claim the Lamington (named after Queensland Governor Baron Lamington) and jostle with New Zealand over the Pavlova, the Taswegians have modestly concocted the scallop pie. This notably Tasmanian food can be found in bakeries (only briefly) if one looks hard enough. And if you’re lucky, you may come across an enthusiast who’s masterful at …

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