TASMANIA IS AUSTRALIA’S only island state and lies around 150 miles south of the mainland continent. Although its tagline “A World Apart, Not A World Away” may not ring true for us North American residents, I can attest to the fact that there is something special about the place.
Over my two weeks there, I became accustomed to its tumultuous springtime weather, but as much as the temperature dropped, it was no match for the warmth I was greeted with by the people I met along my journey across Tasmania. Time and again, I was confronted with impeccable hospitality and genuine curiosity from the Tasmanians who wanted to know what this Yank was doing in Tassie and how he was finding his time on their island.
And what I did find was a lot more than I expected. Here are 21 sides of Tasmania worth showcasing.
This post is proudly produced in partnership with Discover Tasmania.