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Tasman Peninsula, Southern Tasmania | Saltbush Avenue

Tasman Peninsula / Southern Tasmania

One thing I enjoy about living in Hobart is that I’m surrounded by people who choose to live here. The youngins move interstate for work and a change of pace, but then the tide shifts and you talk to over-30 professionals and they’ll tell you that they’ve come here for the beautiful landscape, the lower cost of living, the lifestyle.  Continue reading »

A tour of Bruny Island | Saltbush Avenue

A tour of Bruny Island

I’ve been in Tasmania for five years and this was my first trip to Bruny Island. Worth it. Think sandy beaches, rugged coasts, dolphins and seals! It was heaps of fun to meet other instagrammers and feel like a tourist in my own town.  Continue reading »

Phoenix, Christmas, Desert Botanical Garden

Phoenix, Christmas, Desert Botanical Garden

This time last year, we were visiting my family back in Arizona. Christmas tamales are obviously the very best thing about December in Phoenix, but a solid runner-up is the Desert Botanical Garden and its seasonal luminarias. The cacti and pretty lights make for a uniquely Southwestern holiday experience, one that I didn’t fully appreciate until being away.  Continue reading »