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The Best View in Australia

Katische Haberfield | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Katische Haberfield

As a landscape and travel photographer, I've seen many spectacular views. Some of the most famous are captured at sunrise and sunset, when the colour palette of nature is at its best. Most tourists, however, are still in their bed, or dining at the buffet in their hotel.

Tasmanian Tales

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 02.25.2016 | Travel
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

This Letter from Melbourne begins with a report on Tasmania (Tassie in Australianese). Hobart is the most charming southern town on the planet. I checked.

Of Boys, Beer and Young Women

Tom Meek | Posted 09.24.2014 | College
Tom Meek

As parents we send young folk to college to grow and learn. Naiveté and alcohol lay in wait as tinder for trouble. It's important to understand this and examine it, and find ways to stem it so that there are less victims and less young men whose futures have been derailed by an ill-advised, momentary capitalization on impulse.

7 Top 'Art Wanks' at Tasmania's Newest Museum: 'Monanism' on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's a large box-type edifice built at a reported cost of more than $75 million into a sandstone cliff on a promontory a 30-minute ferry ride from Hobart, Tasmania's capital, on the north bank of the Derwent River.

Professional Travelers Share Their 2013 Itineraries

Joy Pecknold | Posted 03.19.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

So many places to see, so little time. To help make planning a great escape in the new year more breezy and less run-of-the-mill, a few travel bloggers and I chime in on the destinations that top our 2013 travel bucket lists.

Tasmania's Underground Art

Peter Greenberg | Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

Plenty of cities claim to have an underground art scene, but in Tasmania the art scene is literally underground.

PHOTOS: World Tourism Day: 12 Great Cultural Destinations

The Huffington Post | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.27.2011 | Travel

World Tourism Day, like a lot of the "holidays" declared by the United Nations sounds like a bureaucratic invention, but by putting aside a day to cel...

Jury Selection Begins In Jada Justice Trial, Woman Accused Of Murdering 2-Year-Old Cousin

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jury selection began today in the trial of a Hobart, Indiana woman accused of one of the most heinous local crimes in recent history. Eighty-eight po...

Scientists Uncover Fast-Moving Deep Ocean Current With Volume Of 40 Amazon Rivers

Reuters | David Fogarty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- Scientists have discovered a fast-moving deep ocean current with the volume of 40 Amazon Rivers near Antarctica that will help ...