Posts Tagged ‘ Hobart ’

Top honeymoon islands

Mar 20th, 2017 | By

Getting hitched is the most socially accepted reason on the planer to ditch work and undertake your longest, most splurge-iest trip ever. Here’s 10 island ideas to help get you started

What’s hot: October 2013

Oct 1st, 2013 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Southend and Spain are both in the spotlight, if for different reasons

Hobart: the Forgotten Australian State Capital

Dec 27th, 2009 | By

Tasmania, an island off the southern coast of mainland Australia, is not served by any international flights from the UK. To get there you need to fly from some other Australian major city. The state capital , Hobart, is served by just a small airport so getting in and out of it is quick and easy.

But at this time of the year Hobart can be known the world over because this is the winning line for one of the most famous ocean races in the world, the Sydney Hobart. This can be a gruelling race that begins on Boxing Day on the spacious Sydney Harbour in New South Wales and ends about 2 days later in a much smaller Sullivans Cove in Hobart.

Remembering Errol Flynn

Oct 14th, 2009 | By

Some older readers may remember the actor Errol Flynn. Born 100 years ago this year he died 50 years ago today.

So what you might say, there have been lots of actors, why remember Errol Flynn in particular?